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MLB Unravels Home Run Mystery with Analytics, Modeling and Simulation

May 25, 2018 |

Since the 2015 season, the ball has been flying out of Major League ballparks at a remarkable clip. While people had ideas about what caused the surge, nobody knew for sure. Read more…

Go Fast and Win: The Big Data Analytics of F1 Racing

Apr 19, 2018 |

What’s the secret to winning in Formula One racing? Simple: Go faster than everybody else. But finding a lasting recipe for success on the racetrack today requires getting hundreds of variables right, so it’s no wonder that F1 teams are turning to big data analytics for help. Read more…

How DHL Aims to Remake Logistics with AI

Apr 17, 2018 |

What do semi-autonomous truck platoons, chat-bots, and fraud detection cameras have in common? They’re all part of a big plan that DHL unveiled yesterday to remake itself with artificial intelligence. Read more…

Super Bowl LII: A Study in Probabilities and Biases

Feb 2, 2018 |

Millions of people will tune in to Sunday’s Super Bowl LII, which pits the New England Patriots against the Philadelphia Eagles. While many will focus their attention on the food, commercials, and half-time show, the game also provides a good case study in leveraging probabilities and overcoming cognitive bias. Read more…

90 Million Swings Later – Cracking the Secret of the Perfect Golf Swing

Dec 4, 2017 |

Golf is a notoriously difficult sport, despite how easy the guys on the PGA Tour make it look every weekend. But thanks to the power of big data and advanced analytics, amateurs have powerful new tools to emulate their swings and improve their handicaps along the way. Read more…

News In Brief

HPE Moves Processing Closer to Data

Jun 22, 2018 |

Amid a flurry of cloud and networking initiatives announced by Hewlett Packard Enterprise was a commitment to invest $4 billion over the next four years to develop new technologies and services that would connect soaring data volumes at the network edge to “any cloud.”

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Microsoft Acquires AI Specialist Bonsai

Jun 21, 2018 |

AI services startup Bonsai has been acquired by early investor Microsoft, giving the software giant another automation tool dubbed machine teaching that abstracts machine learning steps so subject experts can train autonomous systems to accomplish specific tasks. Read more…

Immuta Cashes In on Data Privacy Scramble

Jun 20, 2018 |

Immuta Inc., the data management for AI vendor, said it will use a $20 million funding round to establish a European beachhead in London as it sharpens its focus on helping enterprises develop “ethical” AI algorithms that comply with new European privacy rules as well as possible U.S. Read more…

Cellular Carriers Swear Off Location Data Sales

Jun 19, 2018 |

All four major cellular carriers in the U.S. today pledged to stop selling real-time location data of its cellular phone users to a collection of third-party data brokers, delivering a blow to what a U.S. Read more…

CrateDB Raises Cash, Upgrades Machine Data Platform

Jun 19, 2018 |

Startup Crate.io’s strategy of advancing an open source scale-out SQL database as an alternative to complex NoSQL versions for handling fast-moving machine data appears to be paying dividends with the close of an early funding round and the release of an upgraded version of its platform. Read more…

This Just In

Datanami Unveils Honorees for its 2018 People to Watch Feature

Mar 26, 2018 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 26, 2018 – Datanami, a news portal dedicated to providing insight, analysis, and up-to-the-minute information about data science, AI, and advanced analytics, today announced the honorees for its 2018 People to Watch feature, which highlights key industry players poised to drive the industry in the coming year. Read more…

ACM US Public Policy Council Releases Statement on Importance of Preserving Personal Privacy

Mar 6, 2018 |

NEW YORK, March 6, 2018 – The Association for Computing Machinery’s US Public Policy Council (USACM) today released a Statement on the Importance of Preserving Personal PrivacyRead more…

Tabor Communications and nGage Events Announce ‘Advanced Scale Forum 2018’

Jan 19, 2018 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2018 — Tabor Communications and nGage Events today announced the renaming of their 2018 summit. The summit, formerly known as Leverage Big Data + EnterpriseHPC, will now be known as Advanced Scale Forum and is scheduled for May 6-8 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Read more…

OmniScale Launches PR, Marketing Services for Advanced IT

Oct 10, 2017 |

VANCOUVER, Wash., Oct. 10, 2017 — Co-founders Isaac Lopez and Matt Walters today announced the launch of OmniScale Media, a full-service media agency specializing in strategic marketing and communications programs for advanced technology companies. Read more…

Gartner Reveals the 2017 Hype Cycle for Data Management

Sep 29, 2017 |

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 29, 2017 — As data becomes ever more distributed across multiple systems, organizations have to cope with increasingly complex ecosystems and digital business requirements. The Gartner, Inc.  Read more…

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