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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…

SAS Provides Big Data Solutions for… Bees?

Jun 10, 2020 |

In recent years, it has become increasingly clear that bees are facing an existential threat, with colonies collapsing across the globe – in the U.S., up to 40% in 2018-2019 alone. Read more…

News In Brief

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…

Pachyderm Gains Microsoft Funding, Launches Hub

Aug 19, 2020 |

A startup launched as a Hadoop alternative in the form of a container-based big data platform continues to attract investors to its open source data science framework.

Pachyderm Inc. Read more…

Data Analyst, Python Lead U.S. Job Searches

Aug 13, 2020 |

The data science skills gap has been well documented here and elsewhere. However, there appears to be a mismatch between talent supply and demand.

Curiously, U.S. job hunters are most interested in data analyst positions that many companies claim they are having trouble filling. Read more…

This Just In

John Snow Labs Announces the Release of Spark NLP 2.7 with Hundreds of New Models, Capabilities

Jan 13, 2021 |

Jan. 13, 2021 — John Snow Labs, a Healthcare AI and NLP company and developer of the Spark NLP library, today announced that it has released Spark NLP 2.7, providing major enhancements to the open-source AI community. Read more…

Informatica Helps French Public Health Organization to Advance Research with AI-driven Data Management

Jan 13, 2021 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 13, 2021 — Informatica, an enterprise cloud data management leader, today announced that The Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (Inserm) has selected Informatica to help secure health data and accelerate access to shared information, in turn, increasing research efficiency. Read more…

M-Files Secures $80 Million Growth Investment Led by Bregal Milestone

Jan 12, 2021 |

AUSTIN, Texas; TAMPERE, Finland; and LONDON, Jan. 12 2021 — M-Files, an intelligent information management company, today announced that it has received a strategic investment of $80 million (€67 million). Read more…

Veritone and Alteryx Partner to Power the Alteryx Analytic Process Automation Platform with New AI Capabilities

Jan 11, 2021 |

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2021 — Veritone, Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI), the creator of the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE, according to the company, today announced a strategic relationship with Alteryx, Inc. Read more…

ORNL’s PlanetSense Real-time Mapping Platform Uses Volunteered Data to Track Disasters

Jan 7, 2021 |

Jan. 7, 2021 — As Hurricane Dorian raged through the Bahamas, researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) worked around the clock to aid recovery efforts for one of the Caribbean’s worst storms ever. Read more…

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