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5 Factors Driving the Graph Database Explosion

Aug 19, 2016 |

There’s no denying it: Graph databases are hot. According to DB-Engines.com, graph databases have outgrown every other type of database in popularity since 2013, and not by a small margin either. Read more…

Analyzing Video, the Biggest Data of Them All

May 26, 2016 |

Video data is the fastest growing data type on the Internet, and arguably one of the fastest growing period. Thanks to a proliferation of high-definition video cameras, the volume of video data is exploding. Read more…

How Intuit Personalizes TurboTax Experiences with Big Data

Apr 15, 2016 |

If you’re like millions of Americans who use TurboTax, you know how the program makes preparing your individual tax return easy—at least compared to actually reading and understanding the 70,000-page tax code. Read more…

Statistica Embraces Python In Bid for ‘Collective Intelligence’

Apr 14, 2016 |

Organizations that use the new release of Dell’s Statistica software package can now incorporate separate Python models into their analytic workflows. It’s the latest in the computer giant’s new open approach to advanced analytics, dubbed “collective intelligence.” Read more…

GPU-Powered Deep Learning Emerges to Carry Big Data Torch Forward

Apr 13, 2016 |

The big data analytic ecosystem has matured over the last few years to the point where techniques such as machine learning don’t seem as exotic as they once were. In fact, consumers have even come to expect their products and services to be adaptive to their behavior, which is one of the hallmarks of machine learning. Read more…

News In Brief

U.S. Voter Data Gets Wrangled

Feb 28, 2017 |

The unforeseen outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential election underscored the need for more granular data about the American electorate and its attitudes. Save for a few datasets focusing on national campaign contributions, nearly every pollster missed the populist surge that elected Donald J. Read more…

Google Launches Video Analytics Challenge

Feb 16, 2017 |It's time to organize all those YouTube cat videos. A competition designed to develop classification algorithms for labeling millions of YouTube videos is designed to sort out Google's video trove by creating new search tools for archived footage. The search giant and YouTube owner (NASDAQ: GOOGL) announced the video classification challenge this week that includes cash prizes up to $30,000. Read more…

‘Climbing’ Big Data With Virtual Reality

Feb 13, 2017 |Thanks to virtual reality technology, analysts can now "climb" big data. So says business intelligence platform vendor Looker, which claimed to take big data to new heights with a virtual reality app for exploring data as well as how businesses "interact with their data." Read more…

Video Analytics Targets Struggling Media Sites

Feb 2, 2017 |

Media companies have mostly failed in their attempts to develop video content that will attract and engage readers to their web sites. Among the reasons are prohibitive costs and the difficulty of moving beyond “talking heads” Read more…

NASA Tests AI For Autonomous Exploration

Jan 30, 2017 |

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is testing artificial intelligence technologies in underwater drones with the long-term goal of autonomous planetary research and data gathering on Europa, an icy moon of Jupiter. Read more…

This Just In

ClickFox Chooses Zoomdata for Big Data Visualization

Mar 1, 2017 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 1 — ClickFox announced today that it has chosen Zoomdata, developers of the world’s fastest visual analytics platform for big data, as the embedded data visualization solution for their product line, to better surface business opportunities from customer experience insights. Read more…

Glassbeam Announces Support for Tableau 10

Jan 12, 2017 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 12 — Glassbeam, Inc., the premier machine data analytics company for the Internet of Things (IoT) industry, has announced support for Tableau 10, providing users with enhanced data mashup, visualization, and dashboard authoring capabilities for solutions built with Glassbeam IoT Analytics. Read more…

Arcadia Data Introduces Visual Analytics Platform Native to Cloudera Enterprise

Jan 11, 2017 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 11 — Arcadia Data, the visual analytics software that solves the most complex big data problems, today announced new native integration features for Arcadia Enterprise and Cloudera Enterprise to deliver a comprehensive real-time, Hadoop-native analytics platform. Read more…

Qlik Acquires Idevio

Jan 4, 2017 |

RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 4 — Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, today announced it has acquired Idevio, a provider of geographical-related software and services and a Sweden-based Qlik partner. Read more…

TARGIT Releases New Decision Suite 2017

Oct 28, 2016 |

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 28 — TARGIT, the company behind market-leading business intelligence (BI) and analytics platform TARGIT Decision Suite, has announced the availability of its highly anticipated TARGIT Decision Suite 2017 software update. Read more…