Big Data

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4:55 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Server Farm Coming To Kannapolis Biotech Campus

A view of the North Carolina Research Campus from a window in the Core Laboratory building. A 50,000 square foot data center will soon be built on the campus.
Credit Ben Bradford / WFAE

The Kannapolis research campus founded by Dole Foods magnate David Murdock has announced its first new corporate tenant in two years. But it's not the kind of company you'd expect for a place focused on health and food science. 

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11:20 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Charlotte, Future Capital Of Big Data?

Tresata and Harris Teeter sponsored a "hackathon" in Charlotte, where competing teams used Big Data to find trends in supermarket sales. Here, Tom Horton demonstrates his team's findings. A Harris Teeter spokeswoman said one reason for the event was to find talent the company may want to add to its analytics team.
Credit Ben Bradford

When it comes to the technology industry, Charlotte isn't usually listed as a hub. That title goes to places like Silicon Valley, New York, Boston and Seattle. But, Charlotte shows a lot of promise in the emerging technology field known as "Big Data."

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