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The Complexities of Governing Machine Learning

Apr 27, 2017 |

Today’s businesses run on data. It’s essential for any corporation to look for insights about their customers based on the data they collect. That collected information drives everything from business strategy to customer service. Read more…

New AI Chips to Give GPUs a Run for Deep Learning Money

Apr 24, 2017 |

CPUs and GPUs, move over. Thanks to recent revelations surrounding Google’s new Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), the computing world appears to be on the cusp of a new generation of chips designed specifically for deep learning workloads. Read more…

Inside Anodot’s Anomaly Detection System for Time-Series Data

Apr 19, 2017 |

Time-series data represents one of the most challenging data types for businesses and data scientists. The data sets are often very big, change continuously, and are time-sensitive by nature. One company that’s carving a path through this big data opportunity is Anodot, which focuses on using machine learning techniques to spot anomalies in time-series data, in real time. Read more…

4 Ways Data Can Give Retailers a New Set of Eyes

Apr 14, 2017 |

There is no better example of a business sector that has more software catering to it than the retail industry. The amount of data available to retailers is in fact so enormous that the petabyte is too paltry a unit to measure it with. Read more…

Enabling Successful Spread Betting with In-Memory Computing

Apr 12, 2017 |

During the past decade, financial spread betting has become a major growth market globally, offering some significant opportunities for traders. At the same time, spread betting is still a highly volatile, minimally regulated market with significant risks. Read more…

News In Brief

Big Data Begets Big Storage

Apr 24, 2017 |

The healthcare sector along with the explosion of connected devices are driving the big data storage market, according to a new survey of the global storage market that pegs annual growth over the next decade at more than 20 percent. Read more…

AI Investments Surge

Apr 19, 2017 |

Investors flocked to artificial intelligence startups during the first three months of 2017, with quarterly venture funding again topping $500 million, according to a venture capital tracking report.

PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights reported more than 1,100 deals during the first quarter, with venture investments totaling $13.9 billion. Read more…

IBM Broadens Collaboration on Anaconda

Apr 17, 2017 |

IBM, which recently extended support for the Anaconda data science platform to its open source mainframe, takes another step this week by offering the data platform on its Cognitive Systems platform in collaboration with Anaconda developer Continuum Analytics. Read more…

AI Moves Deeper Into HR

Apr 14, 2017 |

Among the emerging uses of artificial intelligence is the processing and interpretation of large volumes of data in order to spot patterns. Machine learning tools are surfacing to automate time-consuming business processes, in theory freeing users to connect the dots and make better decisions. Read more…

Cognitive Push: Progress Buys DataRPM

Apr 5, 2017 |

The acquisition of a cognitive-based predictive maintenance specialist by Progress, the application developer, may signal the beginning of a long-awaited big data consolidation, perhaps driven by emerging deployments such as the industrial Internet of Things. Read more…

This Just In

OpenPOWER Foundation Announces Developer Congress focused on AI

Apr 17, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 17, 2017 — On the wave of strong momentum around machine learning and AI in 2017, the OpenPOWER Foundation will put these innovative technologies center stage at the upcoming OpenPOWER Foundation Developer Congress, May 22-25, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Read more…

Global Prescriptive Analytics Market: Trends Analysis & Forecasts to 2021

Apr 12, 2017 |

NEW YORK, April 11, 2017 — The prescriptive Analytics market is expected to grow from USD 1.20 Billion in 2016 to USD 4.72 Billion by the end of 2021, with a CAGR of 31.5% from 2016 to 2021. Read more…

Machine Learning as a Service Worth $19.86B by 2025

Apr 5, 2017 |

ALBANY, New York, April 5, 2017 — With a large pool of participants, the global machine learning as a service (MLaaS) market is highly competitive in nature, states a research report by Transparency Market Research (TMR). Read more…

CommutAir Leverages The Weather Company to Harness the Power of Big Data

Dec 8, 2016 |

ANDOVER, Mass., Dec. 8 — The Weather Company, an IBM (NYSE: IBM) Business, announced today it will be expanding its relationship with CommutAir, one of the fastest growing regional airlines in the United States. Read more…

Deloitte Introduces Suite of Advanced Analytics Solutions

Oct 27, 2016 |

Oct. 27 — To help deliver powerful outcomes for supply chain organizations, Deloitte developed a suite of analytics solutions to transform data into real-time predictive insights. The suite is designed to create smarter, customer-demand-driven supply chains connected at every step — providing clients with an insight driven advantage. Read more…