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Google’s BigQuery Gaining Steam As Cloud Warehouse Wars Heat Up

Apr 24, 2018 |

Amazon Redshift may dominate the nascent cloud data warehouse category, but anecdotal evidence suggests Google BigQuery is catching on quickly – and offerings from Microsoft, SnowFlake, and others aren’t far behind. Read more…

The Enlightening Side of GDPR Compliance

Apr 16, 2018 |

If the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is like most government mandates, the thinking goes, it will be a tax on business and a hindrance to productivity. But if you take the right approach, some experts say, the GDPR could actually be a boon to analytics. Read more…

Are Strict New Data Regulations In the Offing?

Apr 13, 2018 |

Following an extraordinary week of testimony by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Capitol Hill, the possibility of stricter data regulations in the United States is more plausible than ever. A groundswell of support to give U.S. Read more…

Behind on Preparing for GDPR? Three Things to Prioritize

Apr 6, 2018 |

The May 25, 2018 GDPR deadline is quickly approaching, requiring businesses to comply and prove compliance to the stringent new regulations or face potentially devastating financial penalties.

Businesses that have not yet finalized a GDPR strategy are now in a major time-crunch; Read more…

Big Data Backlash: A Rights Movement Gains Steam

Apr 5, 2018 |

In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica data mining scandal, there’s a growing chorus of AI leaders calling for a data rights movement that would overhaul the ownership structure for digital assets. Read more…

News In Brief

Next Up for AI: Running for Mayor

Apr 17, 2018 |

You’ve heard of smart cities, smart streets, and smart buildings. But how about smart politicians? Now Japan is giving us our first glimpse at what an AI mayor might look like. Read more…

SAS Previews Upcoming Enhancements to Viya Platform

Apr 12, 2018 |

Neural network interpretability, integration with open source analytic libraries, and greater mobility within SAS’s product suite are among the capabilities that are coming to the SAS Viya platform later this quarter. Read more…

Critics Warn GDPR Will Slow AI Deployments

Apr 10, 2018 |

Pending European data privacy rules that also address “automated decision-making” are increasingly seen as having a broad impact on enterprise deployment of AI applications, prompting a U.S.-based group to predict the rules will stymie development within the European Union. Read more…

Teradata Takes ‘4D Analytics’ to the Edge

Apr 9, 2018 |

Teradata Corp. released a “4D analytics” capability that melds three-dimensional geospatial location data with time-series data for edge computing applications.

The cloud-based data and analytics vendor (NYSE: TDC) that has been moving steadily up the technology stack with its platform strategy said its 4D analytics framework combines customer analytics with geospatial, operational, temporal and time-series data. Read more…

MapD Rolls GPU Cloud

Apr 3, 2018 |

MapD Technologies released a new version of its mainstay database and visualization platform about a year ago with a heavy emphasis on GPU acceleration. It is now migrating its analytics platform to the cloud with what it bills as a software service offering souped-up analytics. Read more…

This Just In

WSO2 Delivers Platform-Wide Support for GDPR with New Product Developments

Apr 5, 2018 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 5, 2018 — Time is running out to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that goes into effect May 2018. Mandated by the European Parliament and European Union (EU) Council, the regulation is aimed at harmonizing data privacy laws across Europe to protect all data belonging to citizens and residents. Read more…

United Nations Establishes Tableau as Visual Analytics Standard, Streamlines Global Adoption of Platform

Mar 30, 2018 |

NEW YORK and SEATTLE, March 30, 2018 — The United Nations and Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA)  are proud to announce an unprecedented agreement that provides access to Tableau’s world class visual analytics to professionals working in 193 Member States across the United Nations system. Read more…

FUJIFILM Receives Favorable Final Determination in U.S. ITC Case Against Sony

Mar 9, 2018 |

March 9, 2018 — FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) announced today that the company received a favorable Final Determination in its United States International Trade Commission (ITC) case against Sony Corporation.  Read more…

Report: U.S. Should Track All Companies with One Unique Identifier

Sep 13, 2017 |

WASHINGTONSept. 13, 2017 — Today, the Data Foundation and LexisNexis Risk Solutions released a new report, Who is Who and What is What? Read more…

Cornell Tech Partners with CMU, International Computer Science Institute on Accountable Decision Systems

Aug 22, 2017 |

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2017 — Cornell Tech professor of information science Helen Nissenbaum and associate professor of computer science Thomas Ristenpart are collaborating on a new $3 million National Science Foundation project on accountable decision systems that respect privacy and fairness expectations. Read more…