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FBI Warns of Deepfakes in Remote Hiring

Have you ever been talking to someone face-to-face on a video chat and heard them sneeze without actually seeing them sneeze? No, this is not a new physics-bending symptom of Covid. It could be a warning that the person Read more…

Opaque Systems Raises $22M Series A to Boost Confidential Computing

Opaque Systems announced it has raised $22 million in Series A funding bringing its total financing to $31.6 million. The San Francisco-based firm is focused on enabling collaborative analytics and AI in confidential com Read more…

Databricks Scores ACM SIGMOD Awards for Spark and Photon

Databricks announced it has won two awards at the ACM SIGMOD (Association of Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group in the Management of Data) Conference in Philadelphia. Apache Spark was awarded the SIGMOD Sy Read more…

John Snow Labs Releases Spark NLP 4.0

Today, John Snow Labs announced the release of Spark NLP 4.0, the latest version of its NLP library built on Apache Spark ML. Spark NLP 4.0 features new question answering annotators, major performance improvements, opti Read more…

Video Analytics Platform VisualCortex is the New CV Kid in Town

A new video analytics platform, VisualCortex, has been launched globally. The company says its enterprise-grade platform is capable of facilitating any real-time or historical video analytics use cases, unlike single-use Read more…

Dataiku 11 Release Offers Enhanced AI Toolset

This week at its data and AI conference in London, Dataiku announced an update of its data science and AI platform, Dataiku 11. The company says the new release “provides new capabilities for expert teams to deliver mo Read more…

Data Quality Study Reveals Business Impacts of Bad Data

If your data warehouse is starting to look like Miss Havisham’s decaying mansion, you may have a data quality problem. A new survey of 500 data professionals from open source data quality tool Great Expectations rev Read more…

Coursera Report Ranks Global Skills in Business, Tech, and Data Science

Coursera has released its latest Global Skills Report, sharing key insights for business skills and technology skills in both the U.S. and worldwide. The report names the acceleration of digital transformation, inflation Read more…

Google Suspends Senior Engineer After He Claims LaMDA is Sentient

Google has placed a senior software engineer on leave for violating its confidentiality policies after he publicly claimed its LaMDA conversational AI system is sentient. Blake Lemoine was part of Google's Responsible AI Read more…

LXT Report Highlights Importance of High Quality Training Data for AI Initiatives

AI training data vendor LXT has released a new report, "The ROI of High-Quality AI Training Data." The report highlights the level of value companies are finding with their AI initiatives. "With the massive amounts of Read more…

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