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Meet Susan Gregurick, a Datanami Person to Watch for 2022

Data science is not only important for business and commerce at large--it's also critical to the physical health and well-being of our country. The COVID-19 pandemic showed that clearly. One of the federal officials invo Read more…

Nvidia CEO Touts a ‘Million X’ Speedup in AI

A decade ago, Google talked about “thinking in 10x.” Whether it’s Moore’s Law or the current rate of inflation, Nvidia’s CEO Jensen Huang has one-upped his fellow Silicon Valley technologists by thinking in mil Read more…

Virta Health’s AI-Powered Coach Helps Patients Fight Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes afflicts tens of millions of Americans, with the disease inflicting severe impediments or even death on many — particularly in the wake of Covid, which is exacerbated by the condition. San Francisco-bas Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: March 2022 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

Harvard’s New Data Storage Is to Dye For, Avoids DNA Storage Pitfalls

The explosion in data collection has led to challenges in storing enormous amounts of data. This is particularly true for archival data, with many popular methods of data storage—such as optical disks—having relative Read more…

News In Brief

Data Integrity Firm Highlights High-Risk Wildfire Areas in Texas

Increasingly brutal and early wildfire seasons have regularly devastated arid regions of the United States, annually burning millions of acres of land and causing tens of billions of dollars in damage. Predicting these a Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: April 2022 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

Databricks Launches Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Sciences

Databricks has announced the launch of its new lakehouse platform, the Databricks Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Sciences. According to the company's press release, Databricks Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Scie Read more…

Startup Sway AI Launches No-Code AI Platform

Venture-backed startup Sway AI has announced the launch of its no-code enterprise AI platform. The company says its platform allows AI solutions to be built and deployed quickly without AI or coding experience. Sway A Read more…

Pavilion Preps for Growth with $45M Series D, New Leadership

Pavilion Data Systems announced a $45 million Series D funding round this week, bringing its total funding to $107 million. The round was led by Kleiner Perkins and Artiman Ventures.  Pavilion plans to use the new fu Read more…

This Just In

Biotech Firm SeekGene Leverages MemVerge Memory Machine in the Cloud

May 12, 2022 |

MILPITAS, Calif., May 12, 2022 — MemVerge, the pioneers of Big Memory software, today announced that SeekGene, a biotechnology research firm focusing on single-cell technology, has significantly reduced processing time and cost for data intensive single-cell analysis tasks using MemVerge Memory Machine running on AliCloud i4p compute instances. Read more…

Rendered.ai Teams with Rochester Institute of Technology to Power Synthetic Data

Apr 22, 2022 |

BELLEVUE, Wash. and ROCHESTER, N.Y.April 22, 2022 — Rendered.ai, a leading platform for physics-based synthetic data, and the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Digital Imaging and Remote Sensing (DIRS) Laboratory today announced a collaboration to combine the physics-driven accuracy of the DIRSIG synthetic imagery model with Rendered.ai’s cloud-based platform for high volume synthetic data generation. Read more…

Improving Vaccine Cold Chain Integrity with IoT Analytics Through SAS and NC Collaboratory Partnership

Apr 14, 2022 |

CARY, North Carolina, April 14, 2022 — The US Centers for Disease Control claims vaccine storage and transport issues are responsible for nearly 10% of the 65 million COVID-19 vaccine doses wasted in the US the past two years. Read more…

Accenture Joins AI4BetterHearts Data Collaborative

Mar 29, 2022 |

NEW YORK, March 29, 2022 — Accenture has joined AI4BetterHearts, a global data collaborative founded by Microsoft and the Novartis Foundation, that aims to help stakeholders— from policy makers to patients— make better decisions about heart health and improve the health of entire populations. Read more…

Snowflake Launches Healthcare & Life Sciences Data Cloud

Mar 17, 2022 |

BOZEMAN, Mont., March 17, 2022 — Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, today announced the launch of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Data Cloud. With the Snowflake Healthcare & Read more…

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