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Why Innovation Chains Require a Tech-First Approach

Jul 10, 2018 |

During the heyday of the big data hype bubble, companies would invite criticism by spending large sums on emerging tech, such as Hadoop clusters, graph databases, and streaming analytics, before they had devised solid business plans around them. Read more…

AI, You’ve Got Some Explaining To Do

Jul 6, 2018 |

Artificial intelligence has the potential to dramatically re-arrange our relationship with technology, hearkening a new era of human productivity, leisure, and wealth. But none of that good stuff is likely to happen unless AI practitioners can deliver on one simple request: Read more…

Q&A With a MongoDB CTO

Jun 29, 2018 |

When it comes to database companies, few have had as good a run as MongoDB over the past year. With an IPO last fall and a cloud business that’s booming, the New York City firm is flying high. Read more…

MongoDB Fleshes Out Mobile and Cloud Strategies

Jun 27, 2018 |

As its name implies, MongoDB likes to do big things. But with today’s unveiling of MongoDB Mobile at MongoDB World in New York City, the company is delivering a diminutive database that runs on mobile devices. Read more…

MapR Makes Platform More Cloud-Like

Jun 26, 2018 |

MapR Technologies today unveiled a major enhancement to its big data cluster that introduces features commonly found on public cloud platforms, including support for an S3-compatible API, erasure coding, and a data-tiering function that supports external “cheap and deep” Read more…

News In Brief

Tamr Preps for Growth with $18M Round

Jul 11, 2018 |

Tamr today announced that it has raised $18 million in venture capital to help it grow its business, which is focused taking a “machine-driven, human-guided” approach to taming messy data. Read more…

Big Bank Data Pegged at $9 Billion

Jul 3, 2018 |

The phrase “big data” has come to mean different things to different people, morphing from the huge data volumes too big for traditional databases to handle to the infrastructure required to ingest, store and analyze varieties of structured and, increasingly, unstructured data. Read more…

Microsoft Transfers U.S. Map Data to GitHub

Jun 29, 2018 |

Microsoft, which reaffirmed its commitment to open source software development with its blockbuster acquisition of the GitHub project collaboration platform earlier this month, is releasing a huge trove of street mapping image to GitHub. Read more…

How Blockchain Is Impacting Data and Processes in Insurance

Jun 28, 2018 |

Business professionals across many industries are currently grappling with the implications of blockchain technology. One industry where having a distributed, encrypted, and immutable ledger of transactions could have a major impact is insurance. Read more…

A MongoDB Secret Weapon: Aggregation Pipeline

Jun 27, 2018 |

MongoDB is best known for creating a document database that Web and mobile developers love to use. But developers and analysts alike may be interested in a little-known MongoDB feature called the aggregation pipeline. Read more…

This Just In

Tabor Communications Acquires HPC for Wall Street Conference & Tradeshow

Mar 5, 2018 |

NEW YORK, March 5, 2018 — Flagg Management, Inc., owners of the HPC for Wall Street conference and tradeshow (www.flaggmgmt/hpc), has announced the sale of their HPC for Wall Street event to Tabor Communications, Inc., (TCI). Read more…

SAS Expands Relationship with Belfius

Feb 5, 2018 |

CARY, N.C.Feb. 5, 2018 — After decades of collaboration, Belfius has expanded its relationship with SAS to build and execute its digital strategy.

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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…

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