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TigerGraph Emerges with Native Parallel Graph Database

Sep 19, 2017 |

A startup named TigerGraph emerged from stealth today with a new native parallel graph database that its founder thinks can shake up the analytics market. With $31 million in venture funding and several high-profile customers, he might just be right. Read more…

Drones and GPUs Provide AI Boost for Inspection Firm

Sep 7, 2017 |

A company backed by GE’s venture capital arm is using NVidia GPUs, deep learning frameworks, and drones to automate the inspection of physical assets in the oil and gas, electrical distribution, and transportation industries. Read more…

The Robo-Doctor Is [In]

Aug 30, 2017 |

The combination of deep learning algorithms and big data are having transformative impact on a range of industries, including the medical field, where AI-based physicians called Robo-doctors will eventually oversee healthcare treatment and dispense medical advice to citizens around the world. Read more…

Big Data Analytics Flashes a ‘Red Alert’ on Human Trafficking in India

Aug 24, 2017 |

The statistics are terrifying: Every three minutes, a young Indian girl is abducted into sex slavery — often with the consent of her parents, as horrible as that sounds. Now, with the help of Australian analytics firm Quantium, a project called Operation Red Alert is using big data analytics to fight traffickers and inform Indian villagers of the scourge threatening their girls. Read more…

Guiding Unstructured Data Analytic Journeys

Aug 22, 2017 |

Unstructured data poses one of the biggest challenges in the analytics world, and one of the biggest benefits to understanding human behavior, too. It also presents a golden opportunity for Voyager Labs, which has received $100 million in venture funding to guide its clients’ Read more…

News In Brief

Data Mapping Approach Gains More Funding

Sep 19, 2017 |

The need for speed in aggregating data from different sources is attracting the attention of technology investors who are looking for new approaches to mapping structured and unstructured data in real time and at scale while eliminating the need for data modeling. Read more…

Pivotal Takes Greenplum to the Cloud

Sep 14, 2017 |

Pivotal, the software developer that repositioned its core products in 2015 as open source, rolled out the latest version of its Greenplum platform this week with an eye toward enabling analytics on multi-cloud deployments. Read more…

How AI Fares in Gartner’s Latest Hype Cycle

Aug 29, 2017 |

It’s late summer, which means three things: pennant races heat up in baseball, kids go back to school, and Gartner releases its annual Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies. Much of the hype in this year’s cycle, not surprisingly, centers on artificial intelligence, or AI. Read more…

Crumbling Infrastructure Gets an AI Assist

Aug 29, 2017 |

A deep learning application developed by Japan’s Fujitsu Ltd. seeks to assist structural engineers in assessing the state of degradation in aging bridges and other infrastructure. The framework applies sensor data analysis technology that can help gauge internal damage to bridges and fine tune maintenance requirements. Read more…

AI Seen Better Suited to IoT Than Big Data

Aug 7, 2017 |

More cold water is being thrown on the notion that AI might be the next big thing for big data. Rather, a new survey finds that AI branches such as machine learning are perceived as be more useful for applications such as Internet of Things deployments where automation tools can be used to streamline business operations. Read more…

This Just In

GigaSpaces Integrates InsightEdge Platform with BigDL for Scalable Deep Learning Innovation

Sep 20, 2017 |

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 — GigaSpaces, a leading provider of in-memory computing (IMC) platforms, today announced the new capability to simplify artificial intelligence (AI) through an integration between GigaSpaces’ InsightEdge platform and the Intel BigDL open source deep learning library for Apache Spark. Read more…

Unisys Predictive Freight Solution Wins Global ICMG Award

Sep 13, 2017 |

WASHINGTONSept. 13, 2017 — Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that its predictive freight technology won the global award for “Best Software Architecture” Read more…

Alteryx Announces ‘Promote’

Sep 12, 2017 |

LONDON, Sept. 12, 2017 — Alteryx, Inc. (NYSE: AYX) today announced Alteryx Promote, a component of the Alteryx Analytics Platform that empowers both data scientists and citizen data scientists to deploy predictive models directly into business systems via an API and then manage model performance over time. Read more…

CoreLogic Analysis Estimates 8.5 Million Properties in Florida at Significant Risk

Sep 8, 2017 |

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2017 — CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released data analysis which shows that an estimated 8,456,455 residential and commercial properties in Florida are at either “Extreme,” “Very High” or “High” risk of wind damage from Hurricane Irma. Read more…

Report: SAS Ranks No. 1 in Advanced, Predictive Analytics Market Share

Aug 30, 2017 |

CARY, N.C., Aug. 30, 2017 — SAS again tops all predictive and advanced analytics suppliers and data integration suppliers, according to the IDC report, IDC Worldwide Business Intelligence and Analytics Tools Software Market Shares, 2016: Read more…