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China and Iran Hacks Demonstrate Need for Better AI-Based Defense

Jun 25, 2019 |

Two events that were uncovered recently — the cyberattack waged by Iran against the United States and the hack of 10 global telecommunications firms suspected by China — underscores the growing need to improve security in companies and government institutions. Read more…

Teradata Turns 40, Takes Off Gloves, Readies for a Fight

Jun 14, 2019 |

The past, present, and future of Teradata collided yesterday at the company’s headquarters in San Diego, California, where 1,500 employees and guests – including four of the company’s original founders — Read more…

What’s Behind Lyft’s Choices in Big Data Tech

May 10, 2019 |

Lyft was a late entrant to the ride-sharing business model, at least compared to its competitor Uber, which pioneered the concept and remains the largest provider. That delay in starting out actually gave Lyft a bit of an advantage in terms of architecting its big data infrastructure in the cloud, as it was able to sidestep some of the challenges that Uber faced in building out its on-prem system. Read more…

Here’s What Doug Cutting Says Is Hadoop’s Biggest Contribution

Apr 1, 2019 |

Apache Hadoop isn’t the center of attention in the IT world anymore, and much of the hype has dissipated (or at least regrouped behind AI). But the open source software project still has a place for on-premise workloads, according to Hadoop co-creator Doug Cutting, who says Hadoop will be remembered most of all for a single contribution it made to IT. Read more…

When Citizen Data Science Meets Basketball Analytics

Mar 27, 2019 |

Basketball, like all sports these days, is getting more data-driven all the time. Teams are looking to data to tell them where to play, what to shoot, and who to double-team in the hopes of eking out a competitive edge. Read more…

News In Brief

Mobile Coding is a Thing

Nov 12, 2019 |

Distance, or online, learning is growing in popularity as a tool for addressing skills gaps in disciplines such as data science. Among the most popular courses available on these platforms are software coding courses offered by groups such as DataCamp. Read more…

Rockset Expands SQL Links to Tableau

Nov 8, 2019 |

Rockset, the serverless operational analytics vendor, is expanding its network of data connections through a partnership with data visualization specialist Tableau to develop real-time dashboards for NoSQL data. The partnership is the latest in a series of linkages designed to expand the Rockset’s “fast SQL” cloud service along with its serverless analytics engine. Read more…

Google Adds AutoML to Kaggle

Nov 5, 2019 |

Google has integrated its automated machine learning tools into Kaggle, the data science development site it acquired in 2017, with the goal of expanding access to the site’s more than 3.5 million users. Read more…

NEC’s AutoML Spinoff Takes Off

Oct 31, 2019 |

A data science spinoff from NEC Corp. has raised additional early stage funding to accelerate development of its automated machine learning platform.

DotData, San Mateo, Calif, was spun off from its Japanese parent company last year. Read more…

Machine Data Intelligence Market Heats Up

Oct 30, 2019 |

The rise of connected devices and the flood of unstructured data they churn out is spurring the introduction of new machine data intelligence platforms designed to handle data frequency as well as sheer volume. Read more…

This Just In

NVIDIA Provides US Postal Service AI Technology to Improve Delivery Service

Nov 6, 2019 |

Nov. 6, 2019 — NVIDIA today announced that the United States Postal Service – the world’s largest postal service, with 485 million mail pieces processed and delivered daily – is adopting end-to-end AI technology from NVIDIA to improve its package data processing efficiency. Read more…

Circonus Launches Data Intelligence Platform

Nov 4, 2019 |

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 4, 2019  — Circonus, the machine data intelligence expert, today announced the launch and availability of its Circonus Platform, the first machine data intelligence platform built to provide enterprises with the ability to handle the rapidly increasing data volume and frequency seen in today’s global IT infrastructure and IoT deployments. Read more…

Coursera and MathWorks Announce New Data Science Course

Nov 1, 2019 |

NATICK, Mass., Nov. 1, 2019 — MathWorks and Coursera, the world’s leading online learning platform, today announced a joint effort to address the data science skills gap.

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TIBCO Joins The Open Group Open Subsurface Data Universe Forum

Oct 31, 2019 |

HOUSTON, Oct. 31, 2019 — TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, is pleased to announce—at its TIBCO Analytics Forum conference in Houston—that it has officially joined The Open Group Open Subsurface Data Universe(OSDU) Forum.

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Teradata, Deutsche Telekom Partner to Make German SMBs More Successful Through Data, Analytics

Oct 30, 2019 |

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30, 2019 — Teradata, the cloud analytics company delivering Pervasive Data Intelligence, and Deutsche Telekom, announced a strategic partnership at Digital X in Germany, where Oliver Ratzesberger, President and CEO at Teradata, and Hagen Rickmann, Director Business Customers at Telekom Deutschland, were presenting to an audience of 20,000.

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