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  • Top 5 Applications of Big Data in Digital Marketing

    Thursday, January 16, 2020 Big Data

    Big data has brought opportunities as well as challenges to marketers. Digital marketers can reach more information to conduct a thorough marketing an...

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  • What is Alternative Data and How Can You Use It?

    Friday, August 02, 2019 Big Data

    Alternative data is often perceived as big data or “exhaust data” since its large scale and complex metrics. These data sets are normally less accessi...

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  • Cryptocurrency Market Analysis with Web Scraping

    Thursday, August 01, 2019 Big Data

    Web scraping is predominantly used in e-commerce and sales for price monitoring and leads generation. Now more investors start to leverage the tech in...

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  • Creating a Simple Web Crawler in PHP

    Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Big Data

    This article is to illustrate how a beginner could build a simple web crawler in PHP. If you plan to learn PHP and use it for web scraping, follow th...

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  • How much does it cost to live in Shenzhen – headquarter of Huawei?

    Tuesday, June 04, 2019 Big Data

    I web scraped over 20k real estate rentals from the websites and calculate estimate living cost - where the headquarter of Huawei locates.

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  • How Web Scraping helps Tsinghua University's Scientific Research

    Saturday, June 01, 2019 Big Data

    Inside Tsinghua University, the Institute of Economics joins force with School of Social Science and Institute of Data Science and found a research te...

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  • How Web Scraping Helps in the News Media

    Friday, May 31, 2019 Big Data

    Today, let’s use web scraping to extract the news content from news media, and then we will analyze the speech and language using Python. Finally, we...

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  • American Dream is Losing Affordability in Housing.

    Friday, May 17, 2019 Big Data

    Owning a house probably becomes your largest asset when the mortgage loan is paid off. When the price of a house fluctuates, as a house is an investme...

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