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SambaNova Brings Custom Silicon To Bear on High-End AI Workloads

With its own custom silicon for AI workloads and a $5 billion valuation, it seems likely you’ll be hearing more about the Silicon Valley startup SambaNova Systems and its complete AI stack in the years to come. Samb Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: September 2021 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…

Shrinking the Education Gap in Data Science

There’s a growing mismatch between the growth of data and the growth of data skills and knowledge. The former is increasing at a healthy rate, while the latter is struggling to keep up. One outfit that’s hoping to c Read more…

From Wall Street to Main Street: Inside Deephaven’s Big Data Journey

In this post-Hadoop world, we’ve seen a number of data architectures emerge and gain traction. One of the more interesting ones is Deephaven, which was originally developed last decade to power a quantitative-driven he Read more…

COVID-Driven Cloud Surge Takes a Toll on the Data

The stepped-up pace of migration to the cloud over the past 18 months wasn’t exactly forced, but neither was it completely voluntary. For many companies, accelerating digital transformation during COVID was a matter of Read more…

News In Brief

Deep Learning Targets Drug Combos for COVID-19

Using computational biology to identify individual therapeutics that might prove effective in the fight against COVID-19 is already a daunting task, with billions of candidate molecules. Throw drug combinations into the Read more…

Intimidated by Kafka? Check Out Confluent’s New Developer Site

If you’re new to Kafka and developing event streaming platforms, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. This is an entirely different architecture than what most developers are used to, after all. But that fear should be only Read more…

Why Young Developers Don’t Get Knowledge Graphs

Business is booming these days for graph databases--maybe it took COVID to show us how connected everything is--and that’s good news for Franz, which develops a semantic graph database called AllegroGraph. Just the sam Read more…

What AI Experts Fear from AI

Rogue AIs. Algorithmic bias. Job losses. These are some of the outcomes that AI developers fear will come from their work, according to a new report issued today by the Deloitte AI Institute and the U.S. Chamber of Comme Read more…

New Deep Learning Tool Predicts Bioactivity, Identifies Therapeutics

In the COVID era, computational biology is having a heyday – and machine learning is playing a massive role. With billions upon billions of compounds to search through for any given therapeutic application, strictly br Read more…

This Just In

InterSystems IRIS FHIR Accelerator Service Enables Easy Retrieval and Storage of Healthcare Data

Sep 20, 2021 |

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 20, 2021 — InterSystems, a creative data technology provider dedicated to helping customers solve the most critical scalability, interoperability, and speed problems, today announced the release of InterSystems IRIS FHIR Accelerator Service. Read more…

Healthtech Startup Centaur Labs Raises $15 Million to Accelerate Medical Data AI Development

Sep 3, 2021 |

BOSTON, Sept. 3, 2021 — Centaur Labs, a medical data labeling company, today announced $15 million in funding to advance their mission to label the world’s medical data. Read more…

IQVIA Launches New AI-Powered Contact Center For Life Sciences

Sep 1, 2021 |

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 1, 2021 — IQVIA, a global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services to the life sciences industry, today announced it has added new AI-powered technologies to enhance its existing Medical Information (MI) Contact Center services. Read more…

AI Technology Startup Data Safeguard Tackles Data Privacy Compliance and Synthetic Fraud Threat

Aug 16, 2021 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., August 16, 2021 – Data Safeguard, Inc. has officially launched to enable corporations in the financial, healthcare, retail and technology industries prevent financial losses and adhere to data privacy compliance guidelines, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), National Institute of Standards and technology (NIST) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Read more…

GE Healthcare Announces Strategic Collaboration Agreement with AWS

Aug 9, 2021 |

CHICAGO, Aug. 9, 2021 — GE Healthcare announced a strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver AI and cloud-based imaging solutions, integrated data, and clinical and operational insights to hospitals and healthcare providers. Read more…

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