Earlier this week it was announced that Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP), a global company providing a cloud-based multi-channel commerce platform for small and medium-sized businesses, has acquired UAB Oberlo, a Lithuanian company that operates an online marketplace for entrepreneurs mainly with dropshipping solutions. Total transaction value is estimated to b, oberloe $15 million.
This year will be even bigger and better. Let’s bring data to life and solve some real problems!
Data seems to be on everybody’s lips these days. Two years ago, The Harvard Business Review, dubbed data scientist „the sexiest job of the 21st century.“ The top-paying job listings at Facebook and LinkedIn are for data scientists—not software engineers. It is quite a lucrative field. Is data still hot? What is data science? Why is data so important for society and businesses and what’s driving this new era of innovation? On this small post, we will cover all these topics briefly. And who knows, perhaps this information will spark some fresh ideas on how to change the world!
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