Based on some metrics, Apple is the most profitable tech company in the world. It can be hard to believe that the company was on the verge of bankruptcy before Microsoft bailed them out less than 20 years ago, but Apple has risen to dominance in the tech field. Why are they so popular?
Memorial Day signals the start of the summer driving season, a time when many Americans ditch the hassle of airport security and opt to get in their cars and drive. But don't let the recent drop in gas prices fool you — with the rise in summer travel and an increased demand for gasoline, history shows that gas prices will likely spike right before the holiday weekend.
This infographic, courtesy of Slashdot.org, offers a snapshot of how business intelligence has given way to big data analytics as a more comprehensive solution for managing digital data. It also breaks down some of the benefits, the industries for which it is most crucial, and the state of adoption for big data projects.