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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…

Tracking the Spread of Coronavirus with Graph Databases

Mar 12, 2020 |

In the midst of a global pandemic, big data technologies like graph databases are demonstrating a remarkable capability to model complex interactions among groups of people and places, as well as the trains, planes, and automobiles that take them there. Read more…

Digital Agriculture Program Yields Promising Prospects

Nov 19, 2019 |

The Center for Digital Agriculture (CDA) was initiated one year ago with a $2 million investment from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Its official kick-off was held back-to-back with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) Industry Conference, October 7-10, 2019. Read more…

How Machine Learning Can Help Us Stop Climate Change

Jul 1, 2019 |

Successfully analyzing and addressing climate change involves wrangling an entire world of data. Now, a new paper — “Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning” — from more than 20 machine learning experts across 16 organizations is shining a spotlight on the many critical roles that machine learning can play in fighting back against the climate crisis. Read more…

Is Data Science the Fourth Pillar of the Scientific Method?

Apr 15, 2019 |

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang revived a decade-old debate last month when he said that modern data science (AI plus HPC) has become the fourth pillar of the scientific method. While some disagree with the notion that statistical analysis alone can reveal undiscovered laws, the argument may be moot if data science continues its current course being an extremely useful and in-demand tool for all manners of scientific discovery. Read more…

News In Brief

NIH Launches Massive Initiative for COVID-19 Patient Data Analytics

Jun 16, 2020 |

As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to rear its head again in the wake of reopenings in the U.S., accelerating the research pipeline for treatments and vaccines is more important than ever. Read more…

Nebula Graph Joins Database Race

Jun 15, 2020 |

As the open source Nebula Graph database moves closer to commercial availability, the technology’s developer has announced an early funding round led by several Chinese investors.

VEsoft Inc. Read more…

COVID-19 Roundup: Country Rankings, County Trends, How You Can Help & More

Jun 12, 2020 |

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, big data and AI have emerged as crucial tools for everything from diagnosis and epidemiology to therapeutic and vaccine development. Here, we collect the latest news in how big data is fighting back against COVID-19. Read more…

U.S. Special Ops Launches $600M Analytics Effort

Jun 9, 2020 |

U.S. Special Operations Command plans to field a “global analytics platform” that would add data science and machine learning tools to intelligence analysts’ workflow while running on upgraded micro-services infrastructure. Read more…

New Report Ranks Countries by COVID-19 Safety

Jun 8, 2020 |

In the deluge of COVID-19 data – the graphs, the dashboards, the daily numbers, the policies – it can be difficult to determine where, overall, your area stands in terms of its safety during the pandemic. Read more…

This Just In

Study Reveals Strong Relationship Between Optimizing Data Pipelines and Business Value

Jun 16, 2020 |

PHILADELPHIA, June 16, 2020 Qlik announced a global study that shows organizations that strategically invest in creating data-to-insights capabilities through modern data and analytics pipelines are seeing significant bottom line impact.

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Independent Investigation of 108 COVID-19 Mobile Apps Reveals Privacy and Data Security Concerns

Jun 5, 2020 |

BOSTON, June 5, 2020 – An independent investigation of worldwide COVID-19 mobile apps found that several widely-used apps pose privacy risks to worldwide users.

The International Digital Accountability Council’s (IDAC) investigation, conducted over the last two months, reviewed 108 global COVID-19 mobile apps across 41 countries to understand whether consumer personal data is being used responsibly. Read more…

Healthcare and Genomics IT Leaders Report Savings with Scality’s On-Prem Software Defined Storage

Jun 4, 2020 |

San Francisco, CA – June 4, 2020 – Scality reported how the Scality RING brings unique efficiencies in today’s modern healthcare and genomic data centers.

Over 40 global hospitals, hospital systems and genomics research institutions in the US, UK, Germany, France, Switzerland, Israel, Japan and South America have implemented the Scality RING. Read more…

MariaDB Survey Reveals COVID-19’s Impact on Cloud Adoption

Jun 2, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and HELSINKI, June 2, 2020 –MariaDB Corporation announced the results of a new global survey that looked at the initial COVID-19 impact on businesses moving to the cloud and IT professionals’ attitudes on what has changed – and what they think will change. Read more…

Report Reveals 49% of Companies Use Analytics More or Much More Than Before COVID-19

Jun 1, 2020 |

NEW YORK, June 1, 2020 — ​​​Sisense announced the results from its State of BI & Analytics Report 2020: Special COVID-19 Edition, an exhaustive survey of 500 US companies conducted by research firm Meidata. Read more…

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