TITLE

Super Crunchers

AUTHOR(S)
CHIANG, OLIVER
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;Mar2011, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about Palo Alto, California-based Palantir Technologies that offer cyber and Internet safety solutions to its clients. Palantir's chief executive officer (CEO) Alex Karp had to apologize in mid-February 2011 for having its name on a proposed collaboration to sabotage the Web site of WikiLeaks on behalf of its rumored target, Bank of America. Palantir works on the strategy of hiring computer scientists from universities to create data-sifting and visualization tools.
ACCESSION #
59544297

 

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