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The Best of Both Worlds – Why a Hybrid Cloud Approach Makes Sense for Data Backup and Recovery

The Best of Both Worlds – Why a Hybrid Cloud Approach Makes Sense for ...

The use of hybrid cloud environments for office productivity, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and other business applications is no longer an exception – increasingly it is becoming the rule. Read more…

R Works Its Way Into Qubole’s Data Lake

R Works Its Way Into Qubole’s Data Lake

Python may be the most popular language for data science today, but R isn’t far behind. In fact, R is experiencing a bit of a resurgence at the moment. Read more…

Navigating the AI and Analytics Job Market During COVID-19

Navigating the AI and Analytics Job Market During COVID-19

The market for AI and analytics jobs has not been spared from the wrath of COVID-19, which has directly led to the loss of more than 30 million American jobs over the past four months. Read more…

Meaningful Customer Experiences and Increased Revenue Start with Connected Data

Meaningful Customer Experiences and Increased Revenue Start with Connect...

“I’m frustrated because we have all this data, but can’t get meaningful insights with it.”

Those were the words of a Fortune 100 CIO I recently talked with. Read more…

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Models Trained to Keep the Trains Running

Steady advances in machine vision techniques such as convolutional neural networks powered by graphics processors and emerging technologies like neuromorphic silicon retina “event cameras” are creating a range of new predictive monitoring and maintenance use cases. Read more…

AI Chip Startup Syntiant Scales Production

Syntiant Corp., the “neural decision processor” startup, announced completion of another funding round this week along with the shipment of more than 1 million low-power edge AI chips.

The three-year-old startup based in Irvine, Calif., said Tuesday (Aug. Read more…

COVID-19 Roundup: Risk, Reopening, Recognition & More

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, big data and AI have emerged as crucial tools for everything from diagnosis and epidemiology to therapeutic and vaccine development. Here, we collect the latest news in how big data is fighting back against COVID-19. Read more…

Splicing a Pause Button into Cloud Machines

Splice Machine develops a machine learning-enabled SQL database that is based on a closely engineered collection of distributed components, including HBase, Spark, and Zookeeper, not to mention H2O, TensorFlow, and Jupyter. Customers use it to build complex AI apps that include transactional, analytical, and ML components. Read more…

Calls for ‘Data Responsibility’ Grow

A consumer backlash against misuse of personal data and the growing number of corporate data breaches are fueling calls for companies to institute “data responsibility” frameworks that comply with evolving regulations, incorporate transparency and leverage emerging AI and blockchain technologies to increase consumer control of personal data. Read more…

AWS re:Invent Goes Virtual (and Free) as COVID-19 Conference Cancellations Continue

AWS re:Invent has been re-imagined as a free, three-week virtual conference taking place in early December, Amazon Web Services announced last week, as the fall lineup of physical tech conferences continues to dwindle as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and online offerings continue to grow. Read more…

Tamr Helps Air Force Wrangle Data

Data prepper Tamr Inc. will assist the U.S. Air Force in boosting utilization of its air assets under a five-year contract designed to use machine learning techniques to accelerate the flight certification process for new aircraft configurations. Read more…

Collibra, Tableau Team on COVID Data Catalog

Data intelligence vendor Collibra has compiled a COVID-19 data catalog combining open data sets, business domain glossaries and other reference data that have been integrated with Tableau’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

The data catalog addresses ongoing concerns about data access and quality as a new wave of infections spreads across the U.S. Read more…

New AI Software Helps Businesses Reopen During the Pandemic

As COVID-19 continues to surge in many countries around the world, businesses small and large are struggling to navigate a completely transformed (and partially decimated) global economy for an indeterminate period of time. With the U.S. Read more…

Big Tech CEOs Avoid the Big Question

Members of Congress grilled four big tech CEOs yesterday. While there were some verbal fireworks and accusations of political bias, the hearing largely failed to address the elephant in the room: the significant competitive advantages tech giants have built using big data and AI. Read more…

Explorium Platform Billed as App Store for Predictive Models

As the need for more reliable model training grows, so also does investor interest in funding data science startups seeking to leverage automation to track down and match the appropriate data sets to a given model and application. Read more…

Big Data Apps Wasting Billions in the Cloud

Many organizations have shifted to a cloud-first mentality for deploying their big data applications. But without expending effort to optimize or tune these cloud apps, customers will waste billions of dollars’ worth of computing resources, according to a new report. Read more…

Face Masks Causing Problems for Facial Recognition, NIST Says

COVID-19 has apparently completed what AI ethicists started: Eliminating the public use of facial recognition technology. At least, that’s one possible conclusion that can be drawn from a new study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which found that even the best facial recognition algorithms struggled to identify people wearing masks. Read more…


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