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Q&A with Domino Data Lab’s CEO

Nov 21, 2017 |

The field of data science is fairly young and evolving extremely rapidly. Finding people who can harness the tornado of big data tech is a major challenge. One of the up and coming vendors who are making data science more accessible is Domino Data Lab. Read more…

Faking It: Dealing with Counterfeits in the Age of AI

Nov 13, 2017 |

The news isn’t the only thing being faked these days. Thanks to cutting edge machine learning techniques, it’s easier than ever for people to generate counterfeit videos, audio recordings, and signatures. Read more…

How to Make Deep Learning Easy

Nov 9, 2017 |

Deep learning has emerged as a cutting-edge tool for training computers to automatically perform activities like identifying stop signs, detecting a person’s emotional state, and spotting fraud. However, the level of technological complexity inherent in deep learning is quite daunting. Read more…

AI Spending Set to Skyrocket, So What’s the Holdup?

Nov 8, 2017 |

If your business is investing in artificial intelligence (AI), congratulations — it shows understanding of the potential risks and rewards associated with the emergence of this powerful new technology. While billions of dollars are going into AI, there are still considerable barriers preventing enterprises from getting where they want to be. Read more…

How AI Could Reshape Economies

Nov 7, 2017 |

As the field of artificial intelligence continues to expand, prominent scientists, business leaders, and politicians are expressing concerns about what this will mean for the future of work. Many conversations focus on the probability of robots taking away people’s jobs, but economies could be impacted in other ways. Read more…

News In Brief

MapR Takes Aim at DataOps with Platform 6.0

Nov 21, 2017 |

MapR today unveiled a new release of its converged data platform that’s aimed at helping companies use emerging DataOps concepts to go from data science insight to positive business result in a speedy, reliable, and secure manner. Read more…

Distributed PostgreSQL Settling Into Cloud

Nov 16, 2017 |

Organizations that want the scalability of a distributed PostgreSQL database but don’t want the hassle of managing it themselves may be interested in the latest news from Citus Data, which today unveiled new options for its hosted, scale-out relational database. Read more…

Algorithmia Aims AI Layer at ‘Last Mile’ Problem

Nov 16, 2017 |

It has been asserted that the algorithm has overtaken traditional software code as the driving force behind the AI Era. On the assumption that assertion is accurate, startups are beginning to offer tools for building what one refers to as “algorithm portfolios” Read more…

Splunk Competitor Raises Cash, Rolls New Tools

Nov 15, 2017 |

Logz.io, the log analysis startup, has raised additional cash that will be used to apply artificial intelligence techniques to help reduce the amount of stored and analyzed data while improving the quality of business insights. Read more…

What AI Taketh, It Could Also Create

Nov 13, 2017 |

AI in general and cognitive technologies specifically are seen by a majority of enterprises not as a job killer but rather as a business imperative through which any job losses could be offset by a retooling of the digital workforce, a new survey finds. Read more…

This Just In

DataTorrent Launches Omni-Channel Payment Fraud Prevention Application

Aug 23, 2017 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2017 — DataTorrent, a big data analytics applications company and market leader in real-time, data-in-motion stream processing, announced today the availability of its DataTorrent Omni-channel Payment Fraud Prevention Application Suite in its newly enhanced DataTorrent AppFactory. Read more…

Mercator Advisory Group Releases AI Report

Aug 22, 2017 |

Aug. 22, 2017 — A new research report from Mercator Advisory Group titled Bringing AI into the Enterprise: A Machine Learning Primer provides an analysis of the impact machine learning will have on bank operations and payments and how it is already shifting consumer behavior. Read more…

ScaleOut Software Introduces Breakthrough in Stream Processing with v5.6

Aug 22, 2017 |

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 22, 2017 — ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, today announced the version 5.6 release of its in-memory data grid and computing platform. Read more…

HSBC, IBM Develop Cognitive Solution to Digitize Global Trade

Aug 10, 2017 |

ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 10, 2017 — HSBC, the world’s leading trade finance bank, is working with IBM (NYSE:IBM) to develop a cognitive intelligence solution combining optical character recognition with advanced robotics to make global trade safer and more efficient for thousands of businesses. Read more…

Pactera Wins Risk Data and Analytics Technology Implementation of the Year Award

Jul 10, 2017 |

BEIJING, July 10, 2017 — Pactera Technology International Ltd. (“Pactera”), a global digital consulting and technology services provider, announced that that it has received the Risk Data and Analytics Technology Implementation of the Year award at The Asian Banker Risk Management Awards Programme 2017 together with its client Bank of Beijing, and PwC China. Read more…