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Contact Tracing COVID-19 Throws a Curveball to GDPR, Data Rights

May 26, 2020 |

Monday marked Memorial Day in the United States, while in Europe, it marked the second anniversary of GDPR going into effect, a monumental occasion to be sure. But what does the future of the data privacy law look like in light of current events, including governments’ use of contact tracing applications to fight COVID-19? Read more…

Demystifying DataOps: What We Need to Know to Leverage It

May 22, 2020 |

The term “DataOps” has picked up momentum and is quickly becoming the new buzz word. But we want it to be more than just a buzz word for your company, after reading this article you will have the knowledge to leverage the best of DataOps for your organization. Read more…

Precisely CEO Discusses the Rebrand from Syncsort

May 20, 2020 |

Syncsort last week changed its name to Precisely, a move that CEO Josh Rogers says was all about showcasing how the company has pivoted its strategy to an emerging category of tools centered on data integrity. Read more…

Aerospike Delivers Multi-Site Clustering in DB 5

May 12, 2020 |

Aerospike today announced support for multi-site clustering in version 5 of its eponymous NoSQL database, giving customers the capability to deploy a single database across multiple geographically dispersed data centers without compromising data consistency or availability. Read more…

COVID-19 Has a Data Governance Problem

May 6, 2020 |

The COVID-19 pandemic has put many of the world’s activities at a stand-still. Scientists and government officials have been working furiously behind the scenes to forecast the spread and growth of the virus since the first observed cases were submitted to the World Health Organization (WHO). Read more…

News In Brief

EU Analytics Effort Goes ‘Extreme Scale’

May 22, 2020 |

A European Union analytics initiative seeks to forge a new software architecture for what developers dub “extreme-scale” data analytics that would be applied to autonomous transportation and “smart mobility” systems. Read more…

Cloud Misconfigurations Spur DB ‘Repatriation’

May 20, 2020 |

Cloud database misconfigurations are among the fastest growing sources of data breaches over the last five years, according to an annual survey of data breaches.

Those security concerns are among the reasons more enterprise databases are being moved off public clouds, market analysts note. Read more…

Contact Tracing Prompts U.S. Data Privacy Bills

May 19, 2020 |

A flurry of data privacy proposals introduced in Congress as COVID-19 contact tracing efforts ramp up look to create safeguards for handling sensitive medical and other consumer information collected by smartphone apps. Read more…

AI-Powered Data Protection Firm Gets $12M in Funding

May 14, 2020 |

Dathena, a Singapore-based company that uses AI techniques to detect and secure its clients’ sensitive data, has closed a $12 million Series A round, the company announced yesterday.

Dathena’s roots stretch back to 2011, when HSBC’s Christopher Muffat led the investigation of Swiss Leaks, the massive theft of sensitive data that included over 100,000 names of HSBC clients suspected of being involved in tax evasion at the bank’s Switzerland-based subsidiary. Read more…

‘COVID Phobia’ Shifts AI Sentiment

May 11, 2020 |

COVID-19 has significantly shifted consumer sentiment towards automation technologies, including robot deliveries and AI-based chatbots used in telemedicine applications. However, a new AI sentiment report also finds the novel coronavirus has failed to move the sentiment needle when it comes to use cases like riding in self-driving cars. Read more…

This Just In

Report Reveals Privacy is Taking a Back Seat in Global Contact Tracing Efforts

May 27, 2020 |

LONDON, United Kingdom, May 27, 2020 – Access Partnership released a report into global approaches to COVID-19 contact tracing. “Digital Contact Tracing: A Comparative Global Study” provides a timely overview of how tech-enabled countries have approached the use of digital contact tracing to stalk and defeat COVID-19. Read more…

Lucidworks Announces Advanced Linguistics Package

May 27, 2020 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 27, 2020 — Lucidworks announced the Advanced Linguistics Package for Lucidworks Fusion to power personalized search for users in Asian, European, and Middle Eastern markets. Read more…

FlowWorks Introduces New Wastewater Measurement for COVID-19

May 27, 2020 |

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 27, 2020 – Carl Data Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary FlowWorks, a provider of data analytics for wastewater collection systems in North America, has adapted its data collection and monitoring application to assist in the early detection and estimation of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID 19) in wastewater. Read more…

SAS Launches Free AI-driven Environment to Mine COVID-19 Research

May 22, 2020 |

CARY, N.C., May 22, 2020 — Globally, thousands of scientists are working tirelessly on COVID-19 mitigation efforts, including the search for new treatments and a vaccine.

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Dotscience is Shutting Down

May 21, 2020 |

May 21, 2020 — Dotscience is shutting its doors effective immediately due to the current global economic situation. According to a blog posted below by Founder and CEO Luke Marsden, Dotscience closed its doors because of a lack of funding. Read more…

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