Companies are waking up to the power of design to make data meaningful for customers and create better relationships with them in the process.
By Olof Schybergson
FORTUNE -- Companies that have long believed in the virtues of hoarding data are now looking for ways to use it to the benefit of their customers. Big data presents a massive opportunity for organizations across industries to become more transparent and trustworthy, get MOREMay 15, 2013 6:45 AM ET
Fortune talked to the statistics whiz about the limit of data's impact on business.
By Kurt Wagner, reporter
FORTUNE -- Statistician Nate Silver isn't famous because he's a mathematical genius. (Although, he is.) Silver's well-known because he knows how to apply his craft to the real world. The country's most popular data cruncher is known for his spot-on election predictions -- he accurately called the winner in all 50 states of MOREApr 26, 2013 2:20 PM ET
Liquid Robotics's Wave Glider are the first unmanned autonomous marine robots that use the ocean's waves for energy.
By Clay Dillow
FORTUNE -- Where data is concerned -- that is, where usable, potentially profitable data -- the world's oceans are somewhat akin to black holes: We know they are out there, but beyond what we can see at the horizon, we really have no idea what's happening in any one place MOREApr 11, 2013 10:40 AM ET
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* Did the Kindle Fire steal sales away from the iPad this holiday? Morgan Keegan analyst Travis McCourt says Apple (AAPL) may have sold as many as two million less units thanks to Amazon (AMZN). McCourt estimates Amazon may have moved between 4-5 million of its own $199 tablet. (All Things MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 4, 2012 5:00 AM ET
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