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How Data Can Help Optimize COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Dec 3, 2020 |

We are just weeks away from the first COVID-19 vaccinations being administered to individuals, a remarkable feat of biochemistry and drug development. But with only 40 million doses expected to be available in the United States, the vaccine will be in short supply for several months. Read more…

AI Model Detects Asymptomatic COVID-19 from a Cough 100% of the Time

Nov 4, 2020 |

As early as December 2019, AI systems were warning policy-makers about the coronavirus. As the pandemic gained a foothold and began to spread across the world, AI found a number of other applications in the fight against COVID-19: Read more…

The Object (Store) of Your Desire

Oct 28, 2020 |

As the data explosion continues to reverberate across the land, organizations are turning to object storage systems to keep it tidy and organized. Public clouds run the biggest and most popular object stores, but there are plenty of other options available for folks who want to store their own data on-prem and avoid the cost and lock-in associated with public clouds. Read more…

NOAA Awards Nearly $700,000 to Entrepreneurial Machine Learning Projects

Aug 24, 2020 |

In the computing sphere, the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) may be most well-known for its massive weather and climate models, which predominantly run on correspondingly massive supercomputers and clusters. Read more…

Three Privacy Enhancing Techniques That Can Bolster the COVID-19 Response

Jul 13, 2020 |

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us two things: The critical importance of healthcare data in fighting the spread of the disease, and our documented inability to harness it in a timely manner. Read more…

News In Brief

New Algorithm Aims to Optimize Vaccine Distribution

Dec 1, 2020 |

In the last several weeks, Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca have each announced that their vaccines are capable of achieving high efficacy. Pending approval, the first millions of vaccine doses are expected before the end of 2020 and billions are expected within 2021. Read more…

Brainome Right-Sizes Your Data Before ML Training

Nov 4, 2020 |

A startup called Brainome today launched a new product designed to help data scientists determine how much data they need to sufficiently train their machine learning models. In addition to cutting costs, the software can also help data scientists avoid overfitting their models. Read more…

Data Under Attack During COVID-19

Oct 6, 2020 |

Sandia National Laboratories and IQVIA are among the biotech organizations that are working to safeguard sensitive biological data from cybercriminals that are using the COVID-19 pandemic as cover to expand their attacks. Read more…

TigerGraph Offers Free Graph Database for On-Prem Analysis

Sep 30, 2020 |

TigerGraph today rolled out a new deal that allows customers to store up to 50 GB of data in a distributed graph database running on-premise, matching what it already offered in the cloud. Read more…

COVID-19 Roundup: AI, Brussels, Climate Change & More

Aug 25, 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…

This Just In

BuntPlanet’s AI Software Helps Reduce Water Losses in Latin America

Dec 3, 2020 |

Dec. 3, 2020 — BuntBrain Water Meters and BuntBrain LeakFinder, innovative Artificial Intelligence (AI) software to reduce Water Losses, or Non-Revenue Water (NRW), have been successfully demonstrated in Latin America, with support from the EU Horizon 2020 programme, through the ACCUWATER project. Read more…

Accenture to Acquire End-to-End Analytics

Nov 23, 2020 |

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2020 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire End-to-End Analytics, a boutique analytics and data science consultancy based in Palo Alto, CA, with additional offices in Brazil. Read more…

OLCF Data Management Tool Improves Labeling, Info Sharing for Researchers

Nov 20, 2020 |

Nov. 20, 2020 — This story is the fourth in a series called “Data Matters,” a collection of features dedicated to exploring the relevance of data for scientific advancement and exploration at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, across Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and beyond. Read more…

GE Digital’s Proficy Analytics Provide Plant Engineers with ML, Analytics for Closed-Loop Optimization

Nov 18, 2020 |

SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 18, 2020 — GE Digital today announced the release of two new Proficy Analytics solutions, Proficy CSense 8.0 and Proficy Sensor Health. These unique software applications offer industrial companies a path to drive efficient operations, increase product quality, minimize downtime, and reduce risk related to compliance and safety. Read more…

XPRIZE and Cognizant Launch COVID-19 AI Challenge

Nov 17, 2020 |

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2020 — As COVID-19 rates continue to surge in countries around the world, XPRIZE, a leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, in partnership with Cognizant (Nasdaq: Read more…

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