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How Data Analytics Can Combat Learning Loss Due to COVID-19

The test scores are in, and the results are not pretty: American schoolchildren suffered substantial academic setbacks as a result of the COVID-19 school lockdowns. The good news is there is a substantial amount of feder Read more…

Security Concerns Causing Pullback in Open Source Data Science, Anaconda Warns

More than 40% of organizations surveyed by Anaconda say they’re pulling back on their use of open source data science tools due to security concerns, with potential vulnerabilities such as Log4j the number one driver, Read more…

Teradata Unveils New Data Lake, Advanced Analytics Offerings

Teradata today rolled out a pair of new products designed to broaden its appeal to a new generation of users, including a new data lake called VantageCloud Lake that melds the workload management capabilities of its epon Read more…

Using AI to Automate, Orchestrate, and Accelerate Fraud Prevention

As fraud, waste, and abuse (FWA) cost government agencies and private companies billions each year, artificial intelligence (AI) has transformed how organizations prevent, monitor, and respond to FWA activity, powering a Read more…

What Apple’s Privacy Message is Missing

The scene: a hip vintage music store. A young woman wanders the aisles, thumbing through the vinyl records. She’s clearly enjoying herself. As she takes in the displays, however, her eyes land on a set of doors across Read more…

News In Brief

PowerSchool Launches K-12 Education Cloud Platform with Snowflake

As students head back to classrooms this month, some may find their education data is being managed differently with better education outcomes in mind. PowerSchool, the provider of a cloud-based software platform for K-1 Read more…

UK Information Commissioner Releases Data Privacy Plan

Imagine a world without third-party trackers, marketing calls and scammers, targeted ads for children, and AI bias. Although this sounds too good to be true, The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the United Ki Read more…

D.A.T.A. Group Calls for Donations for Medical Kits in Ukraine

Three days after Russia’s initial invasion of Ukraine in February, Dmytro Lugovyi’s family was trapped in their home in a village north of Kyiv. After receiving a terrifying call from his mother describing a cadre of Read more…

FBI Warns of Deepfakes in Remote Hiring

Have you ever been talking to someone face-to-face on a video chat and heard them sneeze without actually seeing them sneeze? No, this is not a new physics-bending symptom of Covid. It could be a warning that the person Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: May 2022 Edition

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…

This Just In

SPEC Forms International Standards Group

Sep 28, 2022 |

GAINESVILLE, Va., Sept. 28, 2022 — The Standard Performance Evaluation Corp. (SPEC) has announced the formation of the International Standards Group (ISG) to collaborate with international stakeholders to develop and enhance standardized server, client and datacenter benchmarks for use primarily in government regulations and compliance programs related to energy use and sustainability. Read more…

NSF Releases Open Knowledge Network Roadmap Report

Sep 16, 2022 |

Sept. 16, 2022 — The U.S. National Science Foundation has published the Open Knowledge Network Roadmap – Powering the Next Data Revolution report that outlines a strategy for establishing an open and accessible national resource to power 21st-century data science and next-generation artificial intelligence. Read more…

Predicting and Preventing Pandemics is Goal of New NSF Awards

Sep 16, 2022 |

Sept. 16, 2022 — The potential for future pandemics is an ever-present and growing threat, whether they are due to known diseases like monkeypox or Ebola, or an as-yet-unknown infection. Read more…

NSF FABRIC Project Completes Phase 1

Sep 16, 2022 |

Sept. 16, 2022 — The NSF-funded FABRIC project has made steady progress establishing the groundbreaking network testbed infrastructure to reimagine the way large amounts of data are generated, stored, analyzed, and transmitted across the world. Read more…

Intel Breaks Ground on Two Ohio Chip Manufacturing Sites

Sep 9, 2022 |

Sept. 9, 2022 — Today, President Joe Biden joins Intel, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and other federal, state and local officials to celebrate breaking ground in the Silicon Heartland on two of the world’s most advanced chipmaking facilities. Read more…

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