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Speed: The No. 1 Reason to Adopt Graph Tech

Apr 26, 2017 |

Organizations that have adopted graph databases cite high performance as the technology’s top benefit, according to the “State of Graph Databases” study, which IBM released today.

IBM worked with the survey company TechValidate to assess the use of graph database technology among nearly 1,400 entrepreneurs and developers around the world. Read more…

Only a Fraction of 160 Zettabyte ‘Datasphere’ to Be Stored

Apr 25, 2017 |

Think you’ve seen big data? Think again. The amount of data created in the universe will skyrocket from 16 zettabytes this year to more than 160 zettabytes by 2025, according to a new IDC report sponsored by Seagate. Read more…

New AI Chips to Give GPUs a Run for Deep Learning Money

Apr 24, 2017 |

CPUs and GPUs, move over. Thanks to recent revelations surrounding Google’s new Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), the computing world appears to be on the cusp of a new generation of chips designed specifically for deep learning workloads. Read more…

The Next Data Revolution: Intelligent Real-Time Decisions

Apr 10, 2017 |

Over the past decade, big data analysis and applications have revolutionized practices in business and science. They enabled new businesses (e.g., Facebook, Netflix), to disrupt existing industries (e.g., Airbnb, Uber), and accelerated scientific discovery (genomics, astronomy, biology). Read more…

Q&A with C3 IoT’s Tom Siebel

Apr 5, 2017 |

Tom Siebel, who literally created the CRM market back in the 1990s, is now setting out to shake up the Internet of Things world with his latest endeavor, C3 IoT. Read more…

News In Brief

MapD Upgrades GPU-Based Database Performance

Apr 28, 2017 |

The latest version of MapD Technologies’ flagship database and visualization platform reemphasizes GPU acceleration as a means of scaling data volumes and boosting query performance to “hundreds of billions of rows.” Read more…

Infor Buys Cloud Analytics Vendor Birst

Apr 26, 2017 |

Consolidation in the business intelligence sector may be underway with this week’s acquisition of pure-play cloud analytics vendor Birst Inc. by enterprise software vendor Infor.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read more…

Startup Patents ‘Whole Brain’ AI Approach

Apr 25, 2017 |

Among the criticisms of current artificial intelligence systems is their inability to handle more than one task such as spatial navigation or object recognition at a time.

“Integrating advanced behaviors into a whole brain system for robots and drones represents the future of artificial intelligence” Read more…

AI Moves Deeper Into HR

Apr 14, 2017 |

Among the emerging uses of artificial intelligence is the processing and interpretation of large volumes of data in order to spot patterns. Machine learning tools are surfacing to automate time-consuming business processes, in theory freeing users to connect the dots and make better decisions. Read more…

Databricks Eyes Data Engineers With Spark Cloud

Apr 12, 2017 |

Apache Spark creator Databricks rolled out a new version of its cloud platform based on Spark that specifically targets data engineering workloads.

The company said Wednesday (April 12) its data science platform would enable data engineers to combine SQL, structured streaming, ETL and machine learning workloads running on the cluster-computing framework. Read more…

This Just In

Internet of Things World Announces Agenda for 2017 Conference

Apr 12, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, April 12, 2017 — Internet of Things World, the world’s largest and most comprehensive IoT event and expo, today announces its most diverse agenda to date. Read more…

Neurala Enables Developers to Add AI Into Drones, Self-Driving Cars

Mar 23, 2017 |

BOSTON, Mass., March 23, 2017 — Product developers can significantly accelerate the deployment of AI applications without a team of Ph.D. researchers, an extensive evaluation of different tools or years of costly R&D with the Neurala Developers Program, announced today by Neurala.  Read more…

Paxata Forms Strategic Partnership With K.K. Ashisuto Japan

Aug 29, 2016 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 29 — Paxata, provider of the only enterprise-grade self-service data preparation platform, today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with K.K. Ashisuto where they will serve as the master distributor of Paxata in the Japanese market. Read more…

Accenture Launching New Advanced Analytics Applications

Jun 15, 2016 |

June 15 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is launching seven new advanced analytics applications to help organizations more effectively detect and remediate fraud, and ultimately reduce losses to improve their bottom lines. Read more…

Siemens and TCS Expand Partnership to Enhance Delivery of Big Data Analytics to Manufacturing Industry

May 16, 2016 |

PLANO, Tex. and MUMBAI, India, May 16 — Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Siemens, a leading global technology powerhouse, are leveraging their longstanding partnership to expand and enhance the delivery of big data analytics to the global manufacturing industry. Read more…