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Samsung Buys Network Analytics Startup

Oct 18, 2018 |

Looking to build up its AI portfolio, Samsung Electronics said it is acquiring Spain’s Zhilabs as it charts its transition to 5G wireless networks supporting Internet of Things devices with the Spanish company’s AI-based network and service analytics. Read more…

More Tools Emerge for AI Deployment

Oct 17, 2018 |

As data scientists confront operational challenges that are slowing the transition of machine learning models to production, more vendors are stepping up with possible solutions for breaking up the logjam. Read more…

Analysts Get A Guiding Hand

Oct 17, 2018 |

It can be tough knowing what you can and cannot do in analytics. While it may be possible to build a query that considers a person’s race during a credit check, it is also illegal (not to mention unethical). Read more…

ML Deployments Slowed by IT, Resource Issues

Oct 16, 2018 |

The bigger the company, the more likely its success in deploying machine learning models, according to a new survey that also found customer loyalty programs and cost-saving initiatives are the most popular enterprise use cases. Read more…

Anodot Gains Patents for Anomaly Detection

Oct 12, 2018 |

Anodot, which focuses on using machine learning techniques to spot anomalies in time-series data, announced a pair of U.S. patent awards this week covering its autonomous analytics framework.

The analytics vendor said Thursday (Oct. Read more…

Google Extends BigQuery Reach Across Europe

Oct 10, 2018 |

Google Cloud is extending the reach of its BigQuery data warehouse deeper into Europe, enabling users to store data and perform analytics in the countries where they operate.

Regional availability of data storage and analytics was introduced in London this week with a phased rollout across Europe scheduled for later in the year, Google announced during a company event in the British capital on Wednesday (Oct. Read more…

Nvidia Platform Pushes GPUs into Machine Learning, High Performance Data Analytics

Oct 10, 2018 |

GPU leader Nvidia, generally associated with deep learning, autonomous vehicles and other higher-end AI-related workloads (and gaming, of course), is mounting an open source end-to-end GPU acceleration platform and ecosystem directed at machine learning and data analytics, domains heretofore within the CPU realm. Read more…

Microsoft Extends ML Framework

Oct 10, 2018 |

The latest release of Microsoft’s machine learning framework incorporates a new API intended to help .NET developers train models for improved predictions in uses cases like image classification and speech translation. Read more…

New Teradata Focuses on Answers, Not Analytics

Oct 9, 2018 |

Teradata shook up its 39-year-old business this week with a new logo, a new global headquarters, a new suite of software, and a promise to deliver “answers” to customers, not more analytics. Read more…

From NSA Whistleblowers to Analytics Entrepreneurs

Oct 8, 2018 |

A pair of NSA analysts who blew the whistle on the spy agency’s misuse of their security and privacy controls have come out of retirement to form a startup providing data analytics services based on a proprietary “decision intelligence” framework. Read more…

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