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The growing need to ensure the security of cyberspace.

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Cyberattacks are now a huge business that threatens the digital economy and governments around the world. Criminals, states and smugglers are involved into this malicious activity. 
In this context, it is clear that, there is a growing need to ensure the security of cyberspace. It is also critical to track the performance of companies engaged in the cybersecurity segment of the technology and industrials sectors.
Therefore Connectikpeople.co salutes the arrival of the First Trust NASDAQ CEA Cybersecurity ETF (NASDAQ: CIBR), on July 7, 2015. 
The index is designed to track the performance of companies engaged in the cybersecurity segment of the technology and industrials sectors. 
It includes companies primarily involved in the building, implementation, and management of security protocols applied to private and public networks, computers, and mobile devices in order to provide protection of the integrity of data and network operations.

With nearly $1.5B captured last week, the Private Equity continues boosting the digital economy.

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The kitty was consequent taking into account the quality of investors and companies involved in this dynamic. Nearly $1.861B raised by the digital economy last week with a great focus on: online community marketplace; online marketplace; cloud-based services to finance and satellite-powered data.
Overall, $10M / Series A for UrbanClap , a mobile-based service marketplace in India that matches users with service providers based on specific requests. UrbanClap is currently processing 1,000 customer requests per day and will use the funding to grow this number by 10 and expand across India. Investors include:Accel Partnersand SAIF Partners.
$40M / Series D for Onefinestay , a company that offers upscale city accommodation for visitors while the homeowner is out of town. Founded in 2009 and based in London, Onefinestay has raised $80M to date. Investors include:Intel Capital, Index Ventures and others. $1.5B / Private Equity for Airbnb, an online community marketplace with 1.4 million listings…

One step closer to understanding and reacting to big data discoveries in real time.

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With Connectikpeople.co, big data and analytics have no secrets to hide. Connectikpeople.co streamlines critical experiences susceptible to help you in our data-driven age. Public data, personal data and corporate data from multiple sources rhythm our existence, anytime and anywhere. Enterprise big data projects have the power to unlock major business insights, but can be costly if not well executed.



When it comes to big data, it’s also smart to look before you jump. In fact, you need a deep understanding of enterprise architecture and a sequenced roadmap before investing in a large-scale big data ecosystem.



Connectikpeople.co recalls that, with the release of Streaming SQL for ApacheSpark you can now understand and reacting to big data discoveries in real time. The goal with this open source framework is to make it easier for analysts to write stream-processing apps without learning a new programming language.