Backing Up Big Data? Chances Are You’re Doing It Wrong

Backing Up Big Data? Chances Are You’re Doing It Wrong

The increasing pervasiveness of social networking, multi-cloud applications and Internet of Things (IoT) devices and services continues to drive exponential growth in big data solutions. Read more…

Q&A with Domino Data Lab’s CEO

Q&A with Domino Data Lab’s CEO

The field of data science is fairly young and evolving extremely rapidly. Finding people who can harness the tornado of big data tech is a major challenge. Read more…

What’s Keeping Deep Learning In Academia From Reaching Its Full Potential?

What’s Keeping Deep Learning In Academia From Reaching Its Full Potent...

Deep learning is gaining a foothold in the enterprise as a way to improve the development and performance of critical business applications. Read more…

AI Excels at Detecting Pneumonia in X-Rays

AI Excels at Detecting Pneumonia in X-Rays

You can add pneumonia detection to the list of things that artificial intelligence is now better at than humans. Read more…

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MapR Takes Aim at DataOps with Platform 6.0

MapR today unveiled a new release of its converged data platform that’s aimed at helping companies use emerging DataOps concepts to go from data science insight to positive business result in a speedy, reliable, and secure manner. Read more…

Data Wrangling Enlisted to Fight Black Friday Fraud

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are coming, and the fraudsters are ready.

With a growing percentage of mobile applications and app stores listed as malicious in the run up to Black Friday (Nov. Read more…

Distributed PostgreSQL Settling Into Cloud

Organizations that want the scalability of a distributed PostgreSQL database but don’t want the hassle of managing it themselves may be interested in the latest news from Citus Data, which today unveiled new options for its hosted, scale-out relational database. Read more…

Algorithmia Aims AI Layer at ‘Last Mile’ Problem

It has been asserted that the algorithm has overtaken traditional software code as the driving force behind the AI Era. On the assumption that assertion is accurate, startups are beginning to offer tools for building what one refers to as “algorithm portfolios” Read more…

First Look at Scio, a Scala API for Apache Beam

Apache Beam has emerged as a powerful new framework for building and running batch and streaming applications in a unified manner. In its first iteration, it offered APIs for Java and Python. Thanks to the new Scio API from Spotify, Scala developers can play with Beam too. Read more…

Splunk Competitor Raises Cash, Rolls New Tools

Logz.io, the log analysis startup, has raised additional cash that will be used to apply artificial intelligence techniques to help reduce the amount of stored and analyzed data while improving the quality of business insights. Read more…

This Concussion Protocol Runs on NoSQL

Wham! The receiver takes a huge helmet-to-helmet hit, courtesy of the opposing team’s strong safety. He gets up, wobbles a bit, and heads back to the huddle. But is it safe for him to return to the game? Read more…

What AI Taketh, It Could Also Create

AI in general and cognitive technologies specifically are seen by a majority of enterprises not as a job killer but rather as a business imperative through which any job losses could be offset by a retooling of the digital workforce, a new survey finds. Read more…

Faking It: Dealing with Counterfeits in the Age of AI

The news isn’t the only thing being faked these days. Thanks to cutting edge machine learning techniques, it’s easier than ever for people to generate counterfeit videos, audio recordings, and signatures. Today’s algorithms dramatically lower the bar for generating accurate replicates, but do the breakthroughs cut both ways? Read more…

Data Catalogs Scale in the Cloud

Data cataloging software for Hadoop and other big data systems emerged as a hot item at last year’s Strata + Hadoop World Expo.

Among the proponents of data cataloging, which is designed to help classify and organize most everything thrown into data lakes, is Waterline Data. Read more…

How to Make Deep Learning Easy

Deep learning has emerged as a cutting-edge tool for training computers to automatically perform activities like identifying stop signs, detecting a person’s emotional state, and spotting fraud. However, the level of technological complexity inherent in deep learning is quite daunting. Read more…

Investors Accelerating Driverless Car Development

Optimus Ride, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology AI spinoff developing fully autonomous vehicles, continues to attract venture funding as it applies machine learning, computer vision and mapping techniques to the problem a safe, driverless cars. Read more…

Hortonworks Close to Breaking Even on Cash Flow

Hortonworks is on track to break even from a cash-flow perspective this quarter, its CFO said last week following the release of the company’s impressive third-quarter financial results.

Hortonworks (NASDAQ: HDP) last week announced total revenue of $69 million for the quarter ended September 30, which beat estimates by nearly $6 million and was a 45% increase over the same quarter last year. Read more…