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Full-Stack Link Analysis for the Masses

Apr 4, 2018 |

There are lots of ways organizations can find meaningful information hidden in huge datasets. In the recent past, small armies of analysts would pore through the data using rudimentary tools. Read more…

What’s Fueling Deep Learning’s ‘Cambrian Explosion’?

Apr 2, 2018 |

It’s fair to say that University of Toronto computer scientists Alex Krizhevsky, Geoffrey Hinton, and Ilya Sutskever didn’t know what they were about to unleash. It was 2012, and they had just submitted details about their new machine learning model, dubbed a convolutional neural network, to the folks who run the ImageNet competition. Read more…

Reporter’s Notebook: The 2018 GTC Experience

Mar 29, 2018 |

Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) is winding down after four days of frenzied GPU action. It was this reporter’s first foray to this particular show, which attracted 8,500 GPU-loving (or just GPU-curious) folks to downtown San Jose. Read more…

Nvidia To Use Virtual Reality for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

Mar 27, 2018 |

Nvidia today revealed how it’s planning to use virtual reality technology to accelerate the testing of autonomous vehicles. The new offering, dubbed Drive Constellation, should dramatically improve the capability to test certain driving conditions, such as snow or blinding light, that can be hard to get in the real world. Read more…

Room to Grow on the Big Data Maturity Curve

Mar 22, 2018 |

If accurate self-reflection is the mark of a mature man, then we are collectively still boys when it comes to big data, according to an AtScale report unveiled today that detected a significant discrepancy between how we describe our big data prowess versus our actual capabilities. Read more…

News In Brief

Hail Can’t Hide from Deep Learning, Researcher Finds

Mar 28, 2018 |

A deep learning approach can perform as well as a meteorologist in predicting dangerous hailstorms from radar images, a National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) researcher said this week at Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California. Read more…

Microsoft Beefs Up Bing With Intel FPGAs

Mar 27, 2018 |

Long-time technology partners Intel Corp. and Microsoft are again collaborating on an effort to advance deep learning capabilities in Microsoft’s search engine using the chip maker’s FPGAs.

The partners said this week Microsoft’s Bing search engine is demonstrating real-time AI capabilities running on Intel’s Arria and Stratix FPGAs. Read more…

HPE Goes Vertical with AI

Mar 21, 2018 |

HPE today unveiled new offerings aimed at getting customers up and running with artificial intelligence solutions, including an anomaly detection system for industrial equipment and a new GPU-equipped server cluster designed for deep learning workloads. Read more…

U.S. Pursues ‘Abductive’ Reasoning to Divine Intent

Mar 20, 2018 |

The 9/11 Commission identified a lack of coordination among U.S. intelligence agencies as a reason for failing to detect attacks on U.S. soil. One of the responses to the panel’s findings was a multiagency effort to upgrade analytics efforts with particular emphasis on an emerging approach known as abduction that combines higher-order reasoning and machine intelligence to gauge an adversary’s intentions. Read more…

IBM Launches New Cloud for Data Science and Engineering

Mar 16, 2018 |

IBM today unveiled a new cloud offering called Cloud Private Data that’s designed to help organizations utilize data science and machine learning techniques to generate insight from data, and then engineer AI products that put those insights into use. Read more…

This Just In

DocuSign Leverages Qlik

May 25, 2016 |

RADNOR, Pa., May 25 — Qlik (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in visual analytics, today announced DocuSign, the leader in eSignature and Digital Transaction Management (DTM), has chosen Qlik to dig deeper into raw data aggregated from a variety of sources to drive sales and increase customer satisfaction. Read more…

Alteryx Analytics 10.5 Unveiled

May 5, 2016 |

IRVINE, Calif., May 5 — Alteryx, Inc., the leader in self-service data analytics, today announced Alteryx Analytics 10.5, which empowers line-of-business analysts to prepare and blend data from diverse datasets and scale self-service analytics across the organization. Read more…

Zettaset Big Data Encryption Suite Earns Triple HDP Certification From Hortonworks

Apr 5, 2016 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 5 — Zettaset, the leader in Big Data security, today announced that the company’s Big Data Encryption suite achieved an unprecedented triple HDP (Hortonworks Data Platform) certification from HortonworksRead more…

IBM Analytics Assists Russia’s Leading Airline

Mar 30, 2016 |

MOSCOW, Russia, March 30 — Russia’s largest airline Aeroflot, has turned to IBM (NYSE: IBM) analytics technologies to transform the customer experience of 40 million passengers who fly with Aeroflot annually, helping to increase passenger numbers and brand loyalty. Read more…

Ascolta Partners With Atigeo

Feb 3, 2016 |

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 3 — Ascolta, an advanced analytics company focused on cyber threat assessment, announced today that it is partnering with Atigeo. Together the companies will leverage their combined expertise and capabilities in big data analytics and cyber security to better serve the U.S. Read more…