Infochimps Improves Real Time Analytics Engine

Austin-based Infochimps, the big data startup backed by DFJ Mercury, Anduin Ventures, ff Venture Capital, and Stage One Capital, has upgraded its data platform, according to the company today. The firm rolled out version 1.1 of its platform this morning, saying that the new platform steps up the platform's ability to handle streaming data. The company said the new release helps enterprises get their big data projects up and running "in less time, for less investment and without hiring new talent."