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At ASF 2019: The Virtuous Circle of Big Data, AI, and HPC

Apr 19, 2019 |

We’ve entered a new phase in IT — in the world, really — where the combination of big data, artificial intelligence, and high performance computing is pushing the bounds of what’s possible in business and science, in work and play. Read more…

‘Data Scientist’ Title Evolving Into New Thing

Apr 17, 2019 |

Who is a data scientist, and what do they do? It’s a worthy question, and one that’s been asked an untold number of times over the years. But now it appears the job definition of the data scientist is changing into something new. Read more…

The Rise of the Data Team

Apr 16, 2019 |

Leaks of confidential customer data, whether the result of malicious hacks or corporate missteps, are a growing threat across industries. In the first half of 2018, there were 945 major data breaches globally that exposed more than 4.5 billion records, a 133% increase from the previous year. Read more…

Rethinking Data for AIOps-Driven IT Operations

Apr 10, 2019 |

The rise of the hybrid enterprise is wreaking havoc on IT teams. IT service/operations management (ITSM/ITOM) is more challenging than ever, as infrastructure continues to become more complex, more involved, and more resource-intensive. Read more…

Algorithmia Laser-Focused On ML Deployment and Management

Apr 9, 2019 |

The market for enterprise data science tools is very diverse, with new tools appearing all the time. It may eventually determine users are best served with full-featured suites that handle the entire data science lifecycle, from model development to deployment and everything in between. Read more…

News In Brief

Quobyte Plugs TensorFlow Into Scale-Out File System

Apr 16, 2019 |

Quobyte designed its file system with scalability in mind. It also designed it to handle multiple types of files and workload without burdening human administrators with extra complexity. Both of those characteristics are at play with today’s addition of a TensorFlow plug-in for machine learning workloads on the Quobyte Data Center File System. Read more…

Microsoft Expands Hadoop on Azure

Apr 16, 2019 |

Microsoft has upgraded its open source analytics services running on Azure with a new version of Hadoop incorporating enhancements of Apache Hive and other open source analytics frameworks.

The software giant (NASDAQ: Read more…

Startup Trovares Brings HPC to Graph Analytics

Apr 15, 2019 |

A startup launched by HPC veterans is combining supercomputers and graph analytics to forge a new suite of tools for applications ranging from cyber security to scientific research.

Along with the launch of its xGT graph analytics tool, Seattle-based Trovares announced the close of a Series A funding round. Read more…

EU Ethics Rules Seek to Balance AI Risks, Benefits

Apr 12, 2019 |

European regulators continue to take the lead on a range of critical technology policy issues spanning data privacy and, now, “trustworthy” AI.

On the heels of its sweeping General Data Protection Regulation, considered by at least one observer as “the most significant change in privacy law in decades,” the European Union this week unveiled ethics guidelines for “building trust in human-centric AI.”

First and foremost, the EU framework emphasizes human oversight of AI development: Read more…

Google Cloud Unveils Slew of New Data Management and Analytics Services

Apr 10, 2019 |

Google today unveiled a handful of new cloud services designed to simplify common tasks in the data analytics workflow, including a beta of a new data integration and ETL service called Cloud Data Fusion, the capability to leverage BigQuery from a spreadsheet interface, and the addition of Tensorflow machine learning capabilities to BigQuery ML, among others. Read more…

This Just In

Landis Acquires Real Estate Startup GoldenKey

Sep 17, 2018 |

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2018 — Landis, a platform using data science to help institutional real estate investors buy and sell residential real estate, announces its acquisition of GoldenKey, a well-funded startup that set out to disrupt real estate agents and unbundle the real estate industry. Read more…

Adyen Selects Looker to Help Transform Its Business

Sep 12, 2018 |

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 — Looker, a leading data platform company, today announced that Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, has implemented Looker to transform its culture around data and support its rapid growth. Read more…

Zoomdata Partners with South America’s Biggest Payment Processing Company

Sep 11, 2018 |

SAN MATEO, Calif. and NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2018 — Zoomdata announces a significant new deployment in South America with Cielo S.A., the largest Brazilian credit and debit card operator and the biggest payment system company in the continent by revenue and market value.  Read more…

Baidu Cloud Collaborates with Intel AI to Advance Financial Services, Shipping and Video Processing

Sep 4, 2018 |

Sept. 4, 2018 — At the Baidu 2018 ABC Summit in Shanghai, Baidu and Intel outlined new artificial intelligence (AI) collaborations showcasing applications ranging from financial services and shipping to video content detection. Read more…

IceKredit Using TigerGraph to Power Its Credit Evaluation Application

Aug 29, 2018 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 29, 2018 — TigerGraph, a graph analytics platform for the enterprise, today announced that IceKredit, an international FinTech company, is transforming the global credit market with TigerGraph. Read more…

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