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BIG DATA

San Francisco-based Granular announced today it has acquired AcreValue. The free service allows buyers, sellers, agents and other interested parties to browse AcreValue estimates using a map-based interface. The real estate site is somewhat similar to Zillow for residential homes.

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BIG DATA AGREEMENT

U.S. agricultural companies reached an agreement with farm groups, including Farm Bureau, on principles governing the companies’ use of crop data.  The Wall Street Journal reports the deal is aimed at allaying privacy and information-security concerns as the Farm Belt embraces new technology.  Check out FarmWeekNow.com.

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BIG DATA

Google-owned Auction.com is launching a new monthly report that it claims can predict home sales up to a month faster than the National Association of Realtors reports. The data modeling is the brainchild of Google’s chief economist Hal Varian.

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BIG DATA SURVEY

A survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation shows more farmers are reaping the benefits of the latest agricultural technologies, but most remain wary of risks involved with big data collection. Fully 77.5 percent of farmers surveyed said they feared regulators and other government officials might gain access to their private information without their knowledge… read more

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