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2018: A Big Data Year in Review

Dec 13, 2018 |

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s worth taking some time to look back on the major events that occurred this year in the big data, data science, and AI space. Read more…

The Smart Object Ecosystem Is The New AI Workbench

Dec 10, 2018 |

AI is becoming so interwoven into the physical world that it’s less and less of a surprise when some inanimate object spontaneously interacts with us as if it had a mind of its own. Read more…

Data West Brings Technology Leaders to SDSC

Dec 6, 2018 |

Data and technology enthusiasts from around the world descended upon the San Diego Supercomputing Center (SDSC) for the third annual Data West conference, which is taking place this week on the campus of the University of California, San Diego. Read more…

No Time Like the Present for AI: The Journey to a Successful Deployment

Dec 4, 2018 |

Today, over a decade since MapReduce technologies reshaped the field of data science, we find ourselves seeking more insight from even more data, ever more quickly. The confluence of improvements in computer processing power, networking performance, and storage platforms has enabled a massive leap forward in the next phase of data insight; Read more…

Are You Prepared for the 5G Data Crush?

Nov 15, 2018 |

The introduction of fifth generation wireless technology in 2019 and 2020 will provide a big speed boost to mobile networks, on the order of 100x or more. All that extra bandwidth (not to mention lower latencies) will be a boon for consumers, who will be presented with all manner of new entertainment options. Read more…

News In Brief

Uber’s Training Tool Shares Ride for Deep Learning

Dec 13, 2018 |

A Linux Foundation project focused on AI development is expanding with the addition of a deep learning training tool based on an Uber-sponsored project.

Launch by the ride-sharing specialist, the Horovod project is a distributed training framework for Keras, PyTorch and TensorFlow. Read more…

Analytics Use Grows in Parallel with Data Volumes

Dec 4, 2018 |

More companies are using data analytics to attract new customers, improve services for existing customers and to mitigate business risks by leveraging business intelligence and predictive analytics to make better decisions, according to a new vendor survey. Read more…

Qualcomm Launches AI Investment Fund

Nov 28, 2018 |

Wireless chip leader Qualcomm Inc. announced a $100 million investment fund focused on AI startups developing chip and connectivity technologies for emerging applications like machine learning platforms and autonomous vehicles. Read more…

TigerGraph Launches Cloud Database on AWS

Nov 27, 2018 |

A year after emerging from stealth mode, graph database startup TigerGraph is expanding its offerings to include a cloud database service that supports AI and machine learning applications.

The startup announced at Amazon Web Services’ (NASDAQ: Read more…

Amazon Certifies Machine Learning Skills

Nov 26, 2018 |

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is releasing its two decades worth of machine learning expertise in the form of technical courses used to train its developers. Along with the training courses, the cloud giant said it is also launching a machine learning certification program to help developers demonstrate their abilities on a range of Amazon platforms and machine learning services. Read more…

This Just In and IBM Deliver A Competitive Edge for Visión Banco with Machine Learning

Dec 13, 2018 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and ARMONK, N.Y.Dec. 13, 2018 — IBM and have announced that Visión Banco has deployed H2O Driverless AI,’s automatic machine learning platform, on the IBM Power Systems AC922 server, the best server for enterprise AI. Read more…

Fraudsters Outsmart Machine Learning, According to New DataVisor Study

Dec 12, 2018 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 12, 2018 – DataVisor, a leading fraud detection platform, today released its quarterly fraud index report, which indicates that sophisticated fraud campaigns are beginning to outwit machine learning solutions especially the ones that only detect known fraud patterns based on historic loss experience. Read more…

Iguazio Powers the Intelligent Edge for Smart Retail and IoT Solutions with Google Cloud

Dec 11, 2018 |

SEATTLE, WashingtonDec. 11, 2018 — Iguazio, a serverless platform for intelligent applications, today announced it is partnering with Google Cloud to enable real-time AI across the cloud and intelligent edge. Read more…

Cornell University and r4 Technologies Announce Partnership for Applied AI

Dec 10, 2018 |

ITHACA, N.Y., Dec. 10, 2018 —  Cornell University and Ridgefield, CT-based r4 Technologies, Inc. (r4) have announced a wide-ranging collaboration focused on applying artificial intelligence (AI) to new domains. The partnership will develop and apply AI solutions to structural challenges that have traditionally hindered growth and modernization in both the private and public sectors, and will train a new generation of students to thrive in a data-driven world. Read more…

Cloudera Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Financial Results

Dec 7, 2018 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 7, 2018 — Cloudera, Inc., the modern platform for machine learning and analytics optimized for the cloud, has reported results for its third quarter of fiscal 2019, ended October 31, 2018. Read more…

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