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The Download 05: 9 New Datasets, Balyasny Invests in Data Company, Challenges for Geo-Location Data

Thursday, August 31, 2017
DATA PROVIDER DATABASE (New Datasets and Updates)
  • Update Balyasny invests in geo-location alternative data provider, Cubiq.(Integrity Research)
  • Update Geo-location data provider, Reveal Mobile, is facing challenges for receiving unauthorized user data from AccuWeather. (ZeroDayTechCrunch)
    • Removed Tutela, another mobile data company, discontinued selling data to investors.
  • Update YipitData launches new datasets for Camping World (CWH), FedEx (FDX) and China Education (EDU, TAL).
  • Update Meltwater acquires AI news tracker Algo, bolstering its analytical capabilities for investment research. (Integrity Research)
  • Added Skopos Labs uses machine learning to predict federal/state legislation outcomes.
  • Added Tailwind uses aircraft to fly under clouds to collect high-resolution aerial imagery.
  • Other new providers:
NEW JOBS
NEWS & INSIGHTS
  • Web scraped listings help predict a decline in US retail employment. (Financial Times)
  • Verified list of 140 alternative data providers, and counting. (AlternativeData.org)
  • Data “gold rush” continues amidst different concerns for data sources. (Financial Times)
  • NYU is starting a data science Ph.D. program in September. “The university plans to ramp up its Ph.D. program to include 50 to 100 students in five years. Newly minted doctorates stand to make a lot of money — $200,000 plus a bonus — at a hedge fund, estimated Adam Zoia, head of recruiting firm Glocap.” (Information Management)
  • NYU Computer Science Professor, Anasse Bari, shares how he prepares students to become data scientists and how predictive analytics delivers value to hedge funds. (Predictive Analytics World)
  • How learning SQL made me a better analyst. (Forbes)
UPCOMING EVENTS
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