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Microsoft’s New AI System Promises to Revolutionize Spreadsheet Use

As AI continues to reshape every corner of the digital landscape, Microsoft is now turning its attention to a critical yet often overlooked domain of office work: the spreadsheet.  The tech giant has introduced an ex Read more…

Autonomous AI in Action: Salesforce Debuts Einstein Service Agent

As businesses recognize the need for more responsive, efficient, and personalized customer service, the demand for intelligent automation is growing The customer service industry is witnessing a shift from basic, rule-ba Read more…

Are Tech Giants ‘Piling’ On Small Content Creators to Train Their AI?

Some of the biggest AI companies in the world are using material taken from thousands of content creators on YouTube to their AI models without compensating the creators of those videos, ProofNews reported today. Acco Read more…

Closing the GenAI Skills Gap

We’re at an interesting moment in the generative AI adoption curve. Companies clearly want workers who are skilled in GenAI. However, they are not yet actively training workers in GenAI in large numbers. That is someth Read more…

Can Cerabyte Crack the $1-Per-Petabyte Barrier with Ceramic Storage?

A German startup named Cerabyte is hoping to solve the burgeoning market for secondary and archival data storage with a novel approach that uses lasers to etch bits onto glass with a ceramic coating. The “grey ceramic� Read more…

KPMG Survey Reveals Strategic Shifts in AI Strategies in 2024

The potential of GenAI is well-documented, with one report from McKinsey predicting the technology will add trillions of dollars in value to the global economy by 2030. Organizations are scrambling to leverage this poten Read more…

GenQL Extends SQL for Probabilistic Modeling

Researchers at MIT have developed a novel programming system called GenQL that extends SQL to deliver probabilistic AI modeling atop tabular data, giving users a new method for bringing predictive analytics and other AI Read more…

Hitachi Vantara Report: Most Enterprises Unprepared for GenAI Success

Enterprises are increasingly adopting Generative AI, but despite the growing interest and enthusiasm in the technology, significant challenges remain. A study by the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) sponsored by Hitachi V Read more…

Amazon Expands Guardrails Feature for Bedrock

Amazon is among several tech companies that implemented the recommendations by the White House to set guardrails for the responsible use of GenAI. This was part of an industry-wide initiative to promote safe and ethical Read more…

Acceldata Primed For Booming Data Observability Market

The data observability market is booming, as companies look to get a handle on their data flows in preparation for generative AI and other data-intensive initiatives. That’s good news for vendors like Acceldata, which Read more…

Online Privacy in the Age of Data Brokers

The Biden administration's recent executive order on restricting the transfer of sensitive personal data to "countries of concern" is likely the opening of much stricter privacy regulations in general, and data brokers i Read more…

Anaconda Hooks Python, R Libraries Into Snowflake Data Science Notebook

Anaconda today announced support for Snowflake Notebooks, an interactive, cell-based data science notebook similar to Jupyter. The move will let data scientists, data analysts, and data engineers bring the full array of Read more…

Don’t Believe the Big Database Hype, Stonebraker Warns

How we store and serve data are critical factors in what we can do with data, and today we want to do oh-so much. That big data necessity is the mother of all invention, and over the past 20 years, it has spurred an imme Read more…

Cloudflare Rolls Out New Feature For Blocking AI Bots

With the rise of GenAI, the demand for data has increased dramatically, making it more valuable than ever. In the current digital era, website owners face the significant challenge of keeping their data safe from AI bots Read more…

Anthropic Looks To Fund Advanced AI Benchmark Development

Since the launch of ChatGPT, a succession of new large language models (LLMs) and updates have emerged, each claiming to offer unparalleled performance and capabilities. However, these claims can be subjective as the res Read more…

CData’s $350M Series Round Is a Win for Big Data Connectivity

CData Software last week announced a massive $350 million round of funding that not only puts the data connectivity solutions on the map, but represented a win for big data, too. Since it was spun out of /n Software i Read more…

When MQTT Falls Down: 5 Common Pitfalls in UNS Design

The Unified Namespace (UNS) is here to stay. In concept, it’s a single location that represents the real-time state of your factory, using open standards. Evangelized by Walker Reynolds, President of 4.0 Solutions and Read more…

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