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AI and ML for the Masses

Artificial intelligence is no longer the domain of Hollywood technothrillers, nor is it available only to the Fortune 500 or VC-backed startups. In fact, use of the technology has become increasingly common at companies Read more…

Couchbase Advances Case for Becoming Your System of Record

By making its database look and behave more like a traditional relational database with today’s launch of Couchbase Server 7.0, Couchbase is giving companies a reason to leave their Oracle systems and power their most Read more…

Is Now the Time for Database Virtualization?

Over the past 20 years, almost all elements of the IT stack have been virtualized. We have virtual storage, virtual networks, and virtual servers. But one part of the stack is conspicuously absent from the virtualization Read more…

How Coke Bottlers Save Millions with AI

Retailers around the country rely on a network of nearly 70 independent Coca-Cola bottlers to manufacture and ship cases of liquid refreshments. It’s a finely tuned supply chain, and it ultimately serves customers well Read more…

There’s a NoSQL Database for That

While relational databases still dominate IT budgets, many new development projects are turning to NoSQL databases, which have emerged in recent years to serve all sorts of interesting use cases. Relational databases wil Read more…

News In Brief

Ahana Grabs $20M to Grow Presto Biz

Presto startup Ahana today announced the completion of its Series A round led by Third Point Ventures, netting it $20 million in capital to grow its data lake analytics business, which currently runs on AWS but will be e Read more…

Off the Couch: Database Maker Seeks $160 Million In IPO

Couchbase plans to sell 7 million shares at about $20 to $23 each, netting the NoSQL database vendor about $160 million for its upcoming initial public offering (IPO), the company announced today. The Santa Clara, Cal Read more…

Confluent Raises More Than $800M in IPO

Confluent, the company behind Apache Kafka, can now count a successful IPO among its accomplishments, with more than $820 million in shares sold since debuting on the stock market last week. Confluent, which trades on Read more…

Hiring, Pay for Data Science and Analytics Pros Picks Up Steam

Demand for data science and analytics professionals increased over the first two quarters of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020, according to a newly released analysis by Burtch Works. Salaries have also rebounded Read more…

Data Integrity a Major Concern, Precisely Says

Companies are facing considerable headwinds when it comes to their analytics and AI strategies, particularly when it comes to the data, according to Precisely’s new report, titled “Data Integrity Trends: Chief Data O Read more…

This Just In

Monte Carlo Launches Incident IQ to Help Organizations Achieve End-to-End Data Trust

Jul 14, 2021 |

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2021 — Monte Carlo, a data reliability company, today released Incident IQ, a new suite of capabilities that help data engineers better pinpoint, address, and resolve data downtime at scale through the Monte Carlo Data Observability Platform. Read more…

Wobot.ai Announces Simplified, SaaS Version of its AI-Powered Video Analytics Platform

Jul 9, 2021 |

NEW DELHI, July 9, 2021 —  Wobot.ai, an AI-powered video analytics platform, today announced the launch of a new SaaS-based and simplified version of its product. Wobot.ai is now equipped with 100+ AI-powered checklists built for businesses across industries such as QSRs, cloud kitchens, restaurants, hospitality, retail and manufacturing. Read more…

Clarabridge Debuts Clara Intelligent Search Assistant for Instant CX Insights

Jun 30, 2021 |

RESTON, Va., June 30, 2021 — Clarabridge, a global leader in Customer Experience Management (CEM) for the world’s top brands, announced today its latest innovation, Clara— an intelligent search assistant providing the critical answers customer experience (CX), customer engagement, and contact center teams need, right when they need them. Read more…

Sigma Computing Puts Business Teams in the Analytics Driver’s Seat with New Workbooks

Jun 3, 2021 |

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2021 – Sigma Computing, a cloud analytics and business intelligence innovator, has combined the ease of spreadsheets with charts and data narratives in a single collaborative canvas purpose-built for business teams with the launch of Sigma Workbooks. Read more…

AI Chipmaker Hailo Partners with Lanner to Launch Next-Gen AI Inference Solutions at the Edge

Jun 1, 2021 |

TEL AVIV, Israel and NEW TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 1, 2021 — Leading AI chipmaker Hailo announced today its partnership with Lanner Electronics, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of intelligent edge computing appliances, to launch groundbreaking AI inference solutions for real-time computer vision at the edge.  Read more…

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