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IoT and cloud ‘the future of Hadoop’

The creator of Hadoop, Doug Cutting, has said that cloud computing and Internet of Things (IoT) applications will be the basis for the next phase of growth for the platform. So far, most deployments of the big data analytics tool have been in large organisations in sectors such as finance, telecommunications and internet sectors, but…

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Telcos turning to Hadoop to help counter fraud

Many businesses in the telecommunications sector are turning to Hadoop-based big data analytics solutions in order to tackle fraud, a new survey has found. Research by Cloudera and Argyle Data noted that fraudulent activities are one of the biggest challenges for the industry, with telcos in the US alone losing around $38 billion a year…

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