Some of Massachusetts’ most successful tech entrepreneurs have raised $1 million to open a computing center on Thursday in Cambridge meant to ensure the area’s place at the leading edge of “big data” analytics. The center, known as hack/reduce, will provide space for 150 computer engineers and data practitioners to work on solutions for understanding the torrents of data generated from the Internet and millions of wired devices — from smartphones to medical equipment — that store countless bits of potentially valuable information.
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