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I read a very illuminating article on R-Bloggers which was originally published on R-Curtiss Miller's Personal Website. Ever since Microsoft SQL Server began supporting R in its 2016 version, I got interested in R language. It is extremely rich with wide applicability from Astronomy to Zoology and everything in between. Financial information from Yahoo as the source, the package 'quantmod' brings with it most of the useful financial information related functions about stocks. quantmod gets data from Yahoo Finance and Google Finance plus data  from other sources. In order to work with financial data you should download the package which can done as shown: ------------ > # Get quantmod > if (!require("quantmod")) { +     install.packages("quantmod") +     library(quantmod) + } Loading required package: quantmod Installing package into ‘C:/Users/Jayaram/Documents/R/win-libra... (more)

Get ready to using Wide World Importers Database from Microsoft

In order to get this database first go here ( https://github.com/Microsoft/sql-server-samples ). There are three releases of which the first one Wide World Importers sample database v1.0 is the one you should get. Before you begin to do this task, verify that you have done a dependent tass (upgrading to SP1). If not, go here and complete the task. Click on that link. This should take you to this site here . I will show you the easy way to get this task done. SQL Server has both Backup / Restore hookups that you can use. Download WideWorldImporters-Standard.bak From Databases choose Re... (more)

BlackBerry's #IoT Platform | @ThingsExpo #M2M #API #RTC #InternetOfThings

Internet of Things (IoT) is the in thing that no sane company would neglect. BlackBerry after its recent smart phone is also into IoT and has a complete platform. Main vertical applications targeted are automotive and asset tracking for now. Here is about the platform in Blackberry's own words. "The BlackBerry® IoT Platform is here to give you that control, providing a cloud-based solution that lets you build and manage IoT applications and devices in a secure, efficient, and scalable way." Highlights: Security: via BlackBerry cryptography and Key Management technology-The IoT ... (more)

Hyperloop One - Setting up the tracks

Since my first post in 2013 things have moved up a little bit. According to this news item, the start up company Hyperloop One (not an affiliation of Elon Musk's business) has begun constructing a full-scale test track called the DevLoop in the Nevada desert. According to their one liner, Hyperloop One has promised to deliver a means of transit that offers airplane speed at bus ticket prices. You know what, this was unveiled appropriately in a Middle East Rail Conference in Dubai.  It appears the first implementation of Hyperloop may take place connecting Dubai with Abu Dhabi. We... (more)

WebRTC with Intel XDK | @WebRTCSummit #IoT #RTC #UCaaS #WebRTC

You can use Intel XDK together with Intel Collaboration Suite for Web RTC to build the real time communication apps. With Intel Collaboration Suite for Web RTC (Intel CS for WebRTC )it is possible to build apps for real time communication over the web. You need to use the Intel CS for WebRTC SDK built on top of W3C standard for WebRTC. You can create apps for broadcast, peer-to-peer and apps for conference. To cater to the major OSs and HTML, the SDK is available in four versions one each for: Android JavaScript iOS Windows There is a server that you need to get used to: Intel CS f... (more)