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Berkeley Lab Makes Strides in Autonomous Discovery to Tackle the Data Deluge

Data production is outpacing the human capacity to process said data. Whether a giant radio telescope, a new particle accelerator or lidar data from autonomous cars, the sheer scale of the data generated is increasingly Read more…

Why Young Developers Don’t Get Knowledge Graphs

Business is booming these days for graph databases--maybe it took COVID to show us how connected everything is--and that’s good news for Franz, which develops a semantic graph database called AllegroGraph. Just the sam Read more…

Why Is SAS Going Public?

SAS surprised the analytics community for the second time in a month this morning when it announced plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of stock. The company has penciled in 2024 as the year it will go public--jus Read more…

AI Takes the Stage at the Summer Olympics

It might not be obvious from the TV coverage, but the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (which of course are being held in 2021) are infused with big data and AI to an extent never before experienced in an Olympic games. It’s bee Read more…

DataRobot Nabs $300M, Algorithmia

In a move to solidify its position in the emerging market for enterprise AI platforms, DataRobot today announced the completion of a $300 million Series G round of funding at a valuation of $6.3 billion. The Boston compa Read more…

Couchbase Pops in Stock Market Debut

NoSQL database maker Couchbase went public today with an initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, successfully selling millions of shares at $24 a pop, slightly above the range it gave earlier. B Read more…

What AI Experts Fear from AI

Rogue AIs. Algorithmic bias. Job losses. These are some of the outcomes that AI developers fear will come from their work, according to a new report issued today by the Deloitte AI Institute and the U.S. Chamber of Comme Read more…

Three-Quarters of CCPA Violations Fixed within 30 Days

Seventy-five percent of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) violations reported to the California Department of Justice by residents are fixed within 30 day, according to California Attorney General Rob Bonta, who Read more…

New Deep Learning Tool Predicts Bioactivity, Identifies Therapeutics

In the COVID era, computational biology is having a heyday – and machine learning is playing a massive role. With billions upon billions of compounds to search through for any given therapeutic application, strictly br Read more…

Neural Network Identifies Dangerous Mosquitoes

Not all mosquitoes are created equal – but telling where the most dangerous, disease-spreading mosquitoes are proliferating is often a difficult task. This difficult task is also necessary for the containment of viruse Read more…

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