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Can Cerabyte Crack the $1-Per-Petabyte Barrier with Ceramic Storage?

A German startup named Cerabyte is hoping to solve the burgeoning market for secondary and archival data storage with a novel approach that uses lasers to etch bits onto glass with a ceramic coating. The “grey ceramic� Read more…

Online Privacy in the Age of Data Brokers

The Biden administration's recent executive order on restricting the transfer of sensitive personal data to "countries of concern" is likely the opening of much stricter privacy regulations in general, and data brokers i Read more…

It’s 10 pm. Do You Know Where Your Company’s Data Is?

In an ever expanding digital world, over 40% of companies still don’t have a grasp on their organization’s data footprint. Mastering data governance in today’s landscape is a pressing necessity; however, effective Read more…

Using AI to Keep Scammers and Fraudsters (a Little More) Honest

Fraudsters and scammers have had a good run lately according to the FTC, which found Americans lost $10 billion to frauds and scams in 2023, a 14% increase over the year before. But victims and law enforcement are fighti Read more…

Can Scale Become the ‘Data Foundry’ for AI?

Scale AI, which provides data labeling and annotation software and services to organizations like OpenAI, Meta, and the Department of Defense, this week announced a $1-billion funding round at a valuation of nearly $14 b Read more…

News In Brief

Are Tech Giants ‘Piling’ On Small Content Creators to Train Their AI?

Some of the biggest AI companies in the world are using material taken from thousands of content creators on YouTube to their AI models without compensating the creators of those videos, ProofNews reported today. Acco Read more…

GenAI Shaking Up the Job Market, BCG Says

The rise of generative AI is making workers concerned about their job security, Boston Consulting Group says in the latest installment on a long-running research project to track the job market. BCG started its Decodi Read more…

NIST Q&A: Getting Ready for the Post Quantum Cryptography Threat? You Should Be

With the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) set to publish the first Post Quantum Cryptography (PQC) Standards in a few weeks, attention is shifting to how to put the new quantum-resistant algorithms i Read more…

Career Notes for May 2024

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…

Spectra Logic Ups the Ante in Tape Storage

Spectra Logic has been busy. Last week, the data storage company unveiled Spectra LumOS library management software and expanded its enterprise tape storage solutions with two new additions: the TFinity Plus enterpris Read more…

This Just In

NIST Announces Funding Opportunity for AI-Focused Manufacturing USA Institute

Jul 22, 2024 |

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 22, 2024 — The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced an open competition for a new Manufacturing USA institute focused on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to increase the resilience of U.S. Read more…

Collibra Joins AWS ICMP, Enhancing Data Governance for US Government Agencies

Jul 16, 2024 |

NEW YORK, July 16, 2024 — Collibra today announced that it listed Collibra Platform Self-Hosted and its enterprise data intelligence applications in the AWS Marketplace for the US Intelligence Community (ICMP). Read more…

SQream’s GPU-Acceleration Unlocks Linear Scalability in TPC-DS

Jul 16, 2024 |

NEW YORK, July 16, 2024 — SQream, the scalable GPU data analytics platform, today announced its groundbreaking results from the TPC-DS benchmark tests, showcasing the unmatched linear scalability of its GPU-accelerated SQL engine. Read more…

C3 AI Launches C3 Generative AI for Government Programs Application with Google Cloud

Jul 15, 2024 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 15, 2024 —  C3 AI today announced C3 Generative AI for Government Programs, a generative AI application that helps federal, state, and local governments quickly deliver accurate information to the public about government programs ranging from healthcare, employment, financial assistance, and more. Read more…

Esri Partners with Microsoft to Provide Spatial Analytics in Microsoft Fabric

Jul 15, 2024 |

REDLANDS, Calif., July 15, 2024 — At its 44th annual User Conference, Esri announced an expanded collaboration with Microsoft to integrate spatial analytics technology with Fabric, Microsoft’s unified analytics SaaS platform. Read more…

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