Google's new Predictive API gives cloud developers a big boost

Google's powerful Prediction API could make advanced predictive analytics accessible to rank-and-file developers -- for free

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Putting this kind of analytical power in the hands of developers should soon reveal some amazing use cases, such as predicting sales trends directly from a sales management system, future weather patterns from your home weather station, or perhaps the growth of capacity requirements for core business systems in support of systems management operations. Moreover, considering that the cloud allows us to manage big data sets, the ability to leverage those data sets with APIs such as this will provide even more business value going forward.

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