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Can Blockchain Help ML and AI?

Jun 13, 2018 |

It can be difficult not to get caught up in the hype surrounding blockchain and cryptocurrencies, such as the notoriously volatile Bitcoin. “They will completely revolutionize the world!” (or so we’re told). Read more…

How AI Boosts Human Expertise at Wolters Kluwer

Jun 6, 2018 |

On balance, there will be some jobs lost to artificial intelligence, and you can also expect AI to create other jobs. But at the global information services company Wolters Kluwer, AI is being infused into expert systems in a bid to augment lawyers, accountants, and other professionals with superior decision-making abilities. Read more…

Project Hydrogen Unites Apache Spark with DL Frameworks

Jun 5, 2018 |

The folks behind Apache Spark today unveiled Project Hydrogen, a new endeavor that aims to eliminate barriers preventing organizations from using Spark with deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow and MXnet. Read more…

How 3 Startups Are Tackling Machine Learning Challenges

Jun 4, 2018 |

Machine learning is the secret sauce that allows us to use computers to automate tasks in powerful new ways. However, there are a lot of steps that must go right for the ML to work: Read more…

Data Science Success All About the Models, Domino Says

May 31, 2018 |

Forget about being “data driven.” What you really want to be is “model driven,” according to the CEO of Domino Data Lab, which today unveiled its new vision for elevating the predictive model as the single most important asset driving success in data science organizations. Read more…

News In Brief

Intel Adopts ‘Holistic’ Approach to AI

May 23, 2018 |

A developers’ conference is generally regarded as an indication the host company is all-in on a particular technology. Intel Corp.’s inaugural AI DevCon highlights its strategy of moving beyond its dominant position in the server and other processor markets to focus on “the AI-driven future of computing.”

The two-day event in San Francisco focused on forging a “holistic” Read more…

Google Cloud Adds Cask Data

May 22, 2018 |

Leading cloud providers continue to snap up analytics startups with an eye toward expanding access to big data technologies. Cask Data, developers of an application platform that among other things integrates Hadoop and Apache Spark, is the latest acquisition by Google Cloud, which earlier this month bought cloud migration specialist Velostrata. Read more…

Deep Learning Shows Promise in Screening CT Scans

Apr 30, 2018 |

Healthcare applications for AI continue to emerge, including vetted algorithms used as diagnostic tools for analyzing medical imagery to spot critical abnormalities.

AI startup Qure.ai said a clinical validation study involving 21,000 patients found that its algorithm could help accurately identify internal bleeding, fractures or other trauma in head CT scans. 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…

DataStax Helps Deliver ‘Always-On’ Health Advice

Apr 11, 2018 |

An AI-based virtual health consultation service rolled out in the U.K. and Rwanda is built on a distributed cloud database built by DataStax on Apache Cassandra.

The new regional health service also illustrates how cloud provisioning is allowing vendors like DataStax, Santa Clara, Calif., to extend its database platform

DataStax and London-based Babylon, an online health service provider, said this week they have launched a 24/7 a real-time application service based on DataStax Enterprise. Read more…

This Just In

Virtual 24/7 Health Advice Service Becomes a Reality for babylon with DataStax

Apr 10, 2018 |

LONDON, UK, April 10, 2018 – Getting a doctor consultation at a time that suits you can be incredibly difficult, especially at short notice. Using new technologies and artificial intelligence, babylon provides users with constant access to virtual consultations with doctors and health care professionals via text, video messaging and AI technology, based on DataStax Enterprise.  Read more…

NTT DATA Study Finds Nearly Two-Thirds of Consumers Expect Their Healthcare Digital Experience to Be More Like Retail

Mar 5, 2018 |

LAS VEGAS, March 5, 2018 – According to research findings released today at HIMSS18 by NTT DATA Services, a recognized leader in global technology services, U.S. Read more…

Infor Launches Healthcare Enterprise Analytics

Feb 22, 2018 |

NEW YORKFeb. 22, 2018 — Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, today announced Infor Healthcare Enterprise Analytics, a comprehensive solution that will provide healthcare organizations with greater insight into their operations, supporting their efforts to improve outcomes and lower costs. Read more…

Information Builders Launches Omni-HealthData Website

Jan 8, 2018 |

NEW YORKJan. 8, 2018 — Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI), analytics, and data management solutions, today announced the launch of its Omni-HealthData website, bolstering its commitment to support the ever-changing and complex healthcare industry. Read more…

ScaleOut Software Introduces Breakthrough in Stream Processing with v5.6

Aug 22, 2017 |

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 22, 2017 — ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, today announced the version 5.6 release of its in-memory data grid and computing platform. Read more…

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