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IBM, Microsoft, and Nvidia Pit AI Against Wildfires

Apr 2, 2020 |

In 2018, California experienced its worst wildfire season on record, with uncontrolled fires causing unprecedented death and devastation. 2019 saw another difficult season, with millions of residents experiencing precautionary power shutoffs. Read more…

What is Feature Engineering and Why Does It Need To Be Automated?

Apr 1, 2020 |

Artificial intelligence is becoming more ubiquitous and necessary these days. From preventing fraud, real-time anomaly detection to predicting customer churn, enterprise customers are finding new applications of machine learning (ML) every day. Read more…

A Race Against Time to Model COVID-19

Mar 30, 2020 |

As the United States braces for a potentially debilitating wave of COVID-19 patients over the next few weeks, the race is on to gather as much data about the spread of the virus, model its impact, and enact successful policies to minimize the number of people who will die. Read more…

How Data Science Is Fighting the Flint Water Crisis

Mar 26, 2020 |

The Flint water crisis is one of the defining environmental crises of our era. Headlines describing poisoned children across one of America’s classic manufacturing cities seized the country’s attention, forcing policy-makers to confront the issue at a high level (and even featuring in two presidential debates in 2016). Read more…

Can AI Find a Cure for COVID-19?

Mar 23, 2020 |

The novel coronavirus has been circulating among humans for barely three months, but several bio-tech firms have already created drugs that target the COVID-19 disease. One of the secret weapons for the fast response is artificial intelligence. Read more…

News In Brief

COVID-19 Spurs Offers for Free Software, Data, and Training

Apr 1, 2020 |

Amid the daily crush of dreary news about the global viral pandemic, there is this ray of relative sunshine: Big data and analytic software vendors are offering free access to their software, data, and services.  Read more…

NOAA Expands its Data Drone Fleet

Apr 1, 2020 |

As it ramps up a national AI strategy, the U.S. government is beefing up its drone fleet to collect ever-greater amounts of environmental data.

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said this week it will use new funding to launch its Unmanned Systems Operations Program. Read more…

DarwinAI Unleashes COVID-Net

Mar 30, 2020 |

COVID-19 has gripped the world for the past month as it brought global industries to a screeching halt and overwhelmed healthcare systems. From AI and big data to supercomputing, tech has been fighting back by leveraging complex data analysis to aid in diagnosis, epidemiology and treatment. Read more…

AWS Announces Support for PyTorch with Amazon Elastic Inference

Mar 23, 2020 |

AWS has announced that the Amazon Elastic Inference is now compatible with PyTorch models. PyTorch, which AWS describes as a “popular deep learning framework that uses dynamic computational graphs,” is a piece of free, open-source software developed largely by Facebook’s AI Research Lab (FAIR) that allows developers to more easily apply Python code for deep learning. Read more…

Telecom Enlists Data Warehouses for 5G

Mar 20, 2020 |

As hyper-scalers brace for the next waves of data generated by Internet of Things (IoT) deployments and wider 5G network pipes, data warehouse vendors are partnering with the telecommunications industry looking to upgrade their data analytics and machine learning capabilities. Read more…

This Just In

2021.AI Opens up the Grace Data and AI Platform to Accelerate the Response to COVID-19

Apr 3, 2020 |

COPENHAGEN, Denkmark, April 3, 2020 — An increasing number of people across multiple types of research institutions and companies are leveraging data-driven approaches to tackle the different problems under the COVID-19 outbreak.

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DataRobot Unveils Latest Version of Enterprise AI Platform

Apr 2, 2020 |

BOSTON, April 2, 2020 — DataRobot, the leader in enterprise AI, today announced enhancements to its enterprise AI platform, including AI Applications, Automated Deep Learning, and Visual AI. Read more…

dotData Announces Free Trial of dotData Enterprise

Apr 1, 2020 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 1, 2020 – dotData, focused on delivering full-cycle data science automation and operationalization for the enterprise, today announced that its autoML 2.0 platform, dotData Enterprise, is now available for proof of concept testing on a free trial basis, enabling users to preview how dotData Enterprise can help accelerate their AI and machine learning (ML) initiatives, and derive more business value from their data. Read more…

NEC and Kagome to Provide AI-Enabled Services That Improve Tomato Yields

Mar 31, 2020 |

TOKYO, March 31, 2020 — NEC Corporation announced a strategic partnership agreement with Kagome Co., Ltd. to launch agricultural management support services utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) for leading tomato processing companies. Read more…

Veeva Data Cloud to Deliver New Approach for Patient and Prescriber Data

Mar 31, 2020 |

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 31, 2020 — Veeva Systems announced Veeva Data Cloud to help support the industry by bringing greater innovation and choice to the data market. Veeva Data Cloud will include longitudinal patient and prescriber data offerings that will cover retail and specialty distribution channels, initially tailored for commercial use cases such as launch planning, patient segmentation, commercial analytics, AI, territory design, targeting, and incentive compensation. Read more…

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