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Learning from Data to Create a Safer and Smarter Self-Driving Experience

Aug 16, 2019 |

The automotive industry isn’t just being driven by people — it’s also driven by data, particularly as automobile manufacturers move toward autonomous, self-driving vehicles. Last year, Waymo cars drove 1.2 million miles in California. Read more…

Data Science Back to School: Accelerate Your Education

Aug 13, 2019 |

Are you looking to get a data science degree and join the workforce as a data scientist? Then you’re not alone, as thousands of young people around the world are following that same path with the hope of tapping into the high demand – and large salaries – that come with being a data scientist. Read more…

Big Data Yields Progress in Social Good

Aug 9, 2019 |

In addition to driving profitability and growth for business, big data holds the potential to improve people’s lives in more humanitarian ways. One company that’s doing more than most in this arena is IBM, which last month provided an update on the Science for Social Good initiative that it started three years ago. Read more…

The Anatomy of AI: Understanding Data Processing Tasks

Aug 6, 2019 |

So you’re collecting lots of data with the intention to automate decision-making through the strategic use of machine learning. That’s great! But as your data scientists and data engineers quickly realize, building a production AI system is a lot easier said than done, and there are many steps to master before you get that ML magic. Read more…

How AI Is Revolutionizing Fast Food

Jul 30, 2019 |

Don’t look now, but big data and machine learning are coming to a fast food outlet near you, as chains both big and small look to augment human-based operations with the latest technology. Read more…

News In Brief

U.S., China Jockey for AI ‘Lead’

Aug 19, 2019 |

The U.S. is maintaining its lead in AI development as China hustles and spends to catch up, outpacing its rivals in areas like AI funding, adoption and access to data. Read more…

Investors Seek Out Lucidworks

Aug 12, 2019 |

Lucidworks, the high-flying search engine platform developer, announced a $100 million funding round. The haul will be poured into its AI-based recommendation tools, including its flagship Fusion search platform.

San Francisco-based Lucidworks said Monday (Aug. Read more…

GPU Storage Approach Targets Big Data Bottlenecks

Aug 9, 2019 |

An emerging storage technology aims to leverage faster GPUs by creating a direct path between local and remote storage, thereby overcoming I/O bottlenecks that are slowing the crunching of AI and HPC data sets. Read more…

USF Launches Data Ethics Center

Aug 7, 2019 |

Ethical AI remains a high priority as developers pause to consider the implications of the automation tools they are creating. A more granular approach is being taken by the University of San Francisco’s Data Institute, which is launching a data ethics initiative that seeks to address the misuse of data through education and “civil advocacy.”

The USF Data Institute was founded three years ago to help train the next generation of data scientists. Read more…

Corporate Culture Continues to Stymie Data Insights

Aug 6, 2019 |

Reports of the death of spreadsheets have been greatly exaggerated.

That reality is among the findings of a recent survey on the state of business analytics released by the consulting firm Deloitte. Read more…

This Just In

Accenture to Acquire Analytics8, Australian Analytics and Data Specialists

Aug 16, 2019 |

SYDNEY, August 16, 2019 –Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Analytics8, a privately held Australian big data and analytics consultancy that specializes in data management, reporting and visualization, data science and analytics services. Read more…

SnapLogic Delivers AI-powered Pipeline Recommendations and Azure Databricks Support with Latest Platform Release

Aug 14, 2019 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., August 14, 2019 — SnapLogic today announced the availability of the August 2019 release of the SnapLogic Intelligent Integration Platform, delivering several new innovations that drive better productivity, deeper insights, and higher performance for customers. Read more…

Alegion Raises $12M to Expand Active Learning Capabilities within its Machine Learning Data Labeling Platform

Aug 14, 2019 |

AUSTIN, August14, 2019 — Alegion, the Gold Standard Data Labeling Platform for enterprise data science teams, announced it has completed a $12 million Series A-2 round of funding led by RHS Investments. Read more…

dotData CEO to Present on Innovations in Data Science Automation at Ai4 Finance 2019

Aug 14, 2019 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., August 14, 2019 – dotData, the first and only company focused on delivering full-cycle data science automation and operationalization for the enterprise, today announced that its CEO, Ryohei Fujimaki, Ph.D., will present on the latest innovations in data science automation at Ai4 Finance 2019. Read more…

Report: SAS Sees 105% Growth in AI Revenue

Aug 13, 2019 |
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