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Palantir Connects the Dots With Big Data

Palantir Connects the Dots With Big Data

– Fortune on March 01, 2016
With a growing book of corporate clients and a high-profile Syrian relief project, the data-analysis startup is branching out beyond its roots in the war on terror.
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Credit Suisse, CIA-Funded Palantir to Target Rogue Bankers

Credit Suisse, CIA-Funded Palantir to Target Rogue Bankers

– Bloomberg on March 22, 2016
The 50-50 joint venture, called Signac, was signed in recent weeks and will initially focus on detecting unauthorized trading, Credit Suisse said in a presentation seen by Bloomberg News. The Zurich-based lender plans to expand Signac to monitor all employee behavior, catch breaches of conduct rules, and eventually offer the service to other banks.
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How Palantir Uses Big Data to Find Missing Kids

How Palantir Uses Big Data to Find Missing Kids

– Fortune on March 14, 2016
Recently, the company, which started out partnering with the U.S. intelligence and defense communities in antiterrorism efforts, has turned its attention to one of the biggest current problems: The Syrian civil war and subsequent refugee crisis, via a collaboration with The Carter Center. “We’re a company that focuses on the world’s hardest problems,” says Karin Knox, head of Palantir’s philanthropy engineering team.
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Palantir Turns Its Software Toward Syria

Palantir Turns Its Software Toward Syria

– Fortune on March 09, 2016
As Syria’s civil war and refugee crisis raged, a joint team within the two organizations plugged data from at least 3,000 YouTube videos into Palantir’s Gotham software tool. Eventually additional data sources, including news reports of government attacks on rebel-held areas, were also fed into Gotham, creating a robust, real-time map that indicated which civilian populations were getting hit hardest.
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