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Couchbase Pops in Stock Market Debut

NoSQL database maker Couchbase went public today with an initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, successfully selling millions of shares at $24 a pop, slightly above the range it gave earlier. B Read more…

What AI Experts Fear from AI

Rogue AIs. Algorithmic bias. Job losses. These are some of the outcomes that AI developers fear will come from their work, according to a new report issued today by the Deloitte AI Institute and the U.S. Chamber of Comme Read more…

Three-Quarters of CCPA Violations Fixed within 30 Days

Seventy-five percent of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) violations reported to the California Department of Justice by residents are fixed within 30 day, according to California Attorney General Rob Bonta, who Read more…

A Decade of Datanami: 2011-2021

2015 – Spark Takes the Big Data World by Storm

When Cal Berkeley’s AMPLab released Spark as an open source product back in 2010, nobody could have foreseen the huge impact that it would have on the big data ecosystem – an impact that continues to this day. Read more…

New Deep Learning Tool Predicts Bioactivity, Identifies Therapeutics

In the COVID era, computational biology is having a heyday – and machine learning is playing a massive role. With billions upon billions of compounds to search through for any given therapeutic application, strictly br Read more…

Neural Network Identifies Dangerous Mosquitoes

Not all mosquitoes are created equal – but telling where the most dangerous, disease-spreading mosquitoes are proliferating is often a difficult task. This difficult task is also necessary for the containment of viruse Read more…

AI Reveals the Secrets of the Narwhals

The narwhal, a whimsical unicorn of the Arctic seas that is often mistaken for a myth, is difficult to study. The (relatively) minute whales live far from human population centers and hunt for food deep (up to a thousand Read more…

Beyond Dashboards: The Importance of Storytelling with Data

Becoming a data-driven organization is more than just being able to measure the world and assigning figures to the phenomena we absorb. To truly benefit from the great progress we have made in data collection, storage, a Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: July 2021 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

Deci Shows a NAC for Automated Neural Net Construction

Deep learning researchers have been dancing around a looming performance wall in recent months, as huge neural networks push the limits in terms of computation and power consumption. But now a company called Deci says it Read more…

The Perfect Storm: How the Chip Shortage Will Impact AI Development

This chip shortage has brought to light our dependency on hardware to run high-tech economies and the everyday lives of consumers. Today, chips can be found in everything from gaming consoles like Xbox Series, PlayStatio Read more…

SAS No Longer Exploring Sale to Broadcom: Report

News broke Monday that SAS Institute was considering selling itself to Broadcom, the $24-billion chip maker. But leaders of the privately held analytics giant have changed their minds, according to a report today in the Read more…

MongoDB Automates Resharding, Adds Time-Series Support

Resharding a distributed database is among the most time-consuming tasks that DBAs are asked to perform. But that pain may be a thing of the past, at least with MongoDB’s database, which brings a new automated reshardi Read more…

New AI Tool Aims to Analyze and Improve Classroom Discussions

The discussions in grade school math classes aren’t exactly known for being riveting, and U.S. students continue to underperform on math skills relative to the competition. Now, researchers at the University of Colorad Read more…

Off the Couch: Database Maker Seeks $160 Million In IPO

Couchbase plans to sell 7 million shares at about $20 to $23 each, netting the NoSQL database vendor about $160 million for its upcoming initial public offering (IPO), the company announced today. The Santa Clara, Cal Read more…

Cost Overruns and Misgovernance: Two Threats to Your Cloud Data Journey

So you’re moving data into the cloud. That’s great! After all, cloud compute and storage can supercharge your organizations’ digital strategy. But you should also be aware of new challenges that you will face, incl Read more…

Teradata: We’ve Outsourced Some Hardware Support for Years

Teradata has outsourced technical support for its on-prem data warehouses to IBM, according to a report in The Register today. Teradata neither confirmed nor denied the report, but told Datanami that it has outsourced "e Read more…

The Multiple Faces of Digital Twins

Digital twins are emerging as a hot technology, particularly among manufacturers and companies involved with the Industrial Internet of Things. Depending on the use cases, though, customers may opt for one type of digita Read more…

JetBrains Unlocks Team Development with On-Prem Data Science Notebook Environment

Data science teams that want to work together in a the Jupter notebook environment but don’t want to run in the cloud may be interested in the new Datalore for Enterprise offering unveiled last week by JetBrains. Da Read more…

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