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Women Rules The Education Scenario In Many Countries: Does The Professional World Reflect The Same?

Today, women set their fight straight and groom themselves with the right education to face the competitive world. They create their own space in this aggressive professional industry but do they receive equal facilities as compared with men?

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Manuela Schwesig

Are Women Competitive Enough To Get Good Salaries? Math Tournament Says Yes

The gender pay disparity is a bit like environmental change. We may not ever stop contending about whether, and why, it exists. The most recent commitment to the civil argument originates from three researchers and science who argue in a newspaper that women earn less when compared to a man because they are less competitive and aggressive.

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The new accurate way to measure the world’s wealthiest countries

New World Wealth (NWW), a South Africa-based market research consultancy, released the lists of wealthiest countries, ranked by using its own new method.

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Oracle's turn to cloud; Can it strike the balance cord?

American technology giant in global database industry Oracle Corporation is shifting its focus on cloud offerings. Of late the database major has been facing stiff competition from new technology companies which offer cost-effective solutions via the internet. The shift to cloud could affect Oracle's revenues coming from business fee from existing customers running Oracle software at their data centers, analyses technology experts.

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Two Harvard graduates make it easier to choose the right health plan thru data analysis

Two Harvard graduates, through their website, solve the challenge of choosing the right health plan in a labyrinth of health insurance coverage, rules, and companies.

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Big Data in Food Production: FarmLogs helps farmers increase crop yields using flow sensors and satellite imagery

FarmLogs CEO Jesse Vollmar has come up with a monitoring solution that would utilize significant data to improve production of crops through cloud computing.

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Angela Merkel

Merkel urges Germans to put aside fear of big data

Germans need to overcome their traditional fear of the large-scale collection of personal data by companies and instead embrace its opportunities or risk being marginalized in the global economy, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday.

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IBM, Twitter to partner on business data analytics

International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) on Wednesday announced a partnership with Twitter (TWTR.N) to help shape business decisions using data collected from tweets worldwide.

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HP sees low-power servers making inroads in niche data centers

Hewlett-Packard Co's vice president of server engineering expects new lower-power servers made with technology from ARM Holdings to make inroads in niche data centers over the next year in a market dominated by Intel Corp.

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Google to build 600 million euro data center in the Netherlands

Google will build a 600 million euro ($773.58 million) data center in the northern Netherlands, the company said on Tuesday.

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McGraw Hill Financial to sell McGraw Hill Construction to PE firm

Standard & Poor's owner McGraw Hill Financial Inc (MHFI.N) said it would sell McGraw Hill Construction to a private equity firm for $320 million.

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In quest for next windfall, tech funds look to healthcare

Some of the best-known technology investors are looking beyond their tried-and-true Internet plays to bet on healthcare data as the next growth market.

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Metanautix gets $7 million in initial funding

Metanautix has received $7 million in initial funding from Sequioa Capital, the Stanford University Endowment Fund and Shiva Shivakumar, a former VP of engineering at Google. The company plans to release its first product for general availability before the end of 2014. At present, there are half a dozen beta customers using the software, with the largest being Hewlett-Packard.

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Nokia's fortunes brighten on heavy network spending

Nokia surprised investors with strong quarterlyearnings and raised its full-year profit margin forecast as network operators install more powerful systems to cope with surging mobile data traffic.

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Europe to force Google, Facebook to abide by EU privacy rules

Companies based outside the European Union must meet Europe's data protection rules, ministers agreed on Friday, although governments remain divided over how to enforce them on companies operating across the bloc.

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