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Sorting AI Hype from Reality

Aug 29, 2018 |

Several years ago, some wondered whether we had hit “peak Hadoop.” In retrospect, we had. Now we’re experiencing a similar phenomenon with the hype surrounding AI, and once again, some are wondering if it’s sustainable, and if not, when the hype will fade. Read more…

Cloudera Pivots from Zoo Animals to Data Warehousing

Aug 28, 2018 |

As an amalgamation of various open source projects, Hadoop has always been a little wild, which kept followers on the cutting edge, for better and for worse. With today’s launch of Cloudera Data Warehouse, Cloudera is taking a step away from the raucous zoo and toward the more button-down and shrink-wrapped world of data warehousing. Read more…

Five Ways to Unshackle Data Science from IT Now

Aug 27, 2018 |

If your company is struggling to get value out of its data science initiative, it’s not alone. More often than not, an organization will experience growing pains as it figures out how to gain data science competency through trial and error. Read more…

Voice ‘Fingerprint’ Propels Speaker Recognition

Aug 24, 2018 |

The accuracy of automatic speech recognition has made significant gains in the last few years thanks to the advent of deep neural networks. But there’s one area that has thwarted researchers: Read more…

Ground Truth: How Location Data Improves Real-Time Analytics

Aug 14, 2018 |

Companies embarking upon digital transformation strategies are spending billions to ensure that customers have positive experiences across their digital platforms, including websites and mobile apps. But some of the most advanced companies are also finding creative ways to apply real-time location data into their decision-making processes, providing an even richer view of potential customers across physical and digital realms. Read more…

News In Brief

Attunity Brings CDC to Google Cloud

Sep 11, 2018 |

Enterprises that are looking to push transactional data from on-premise systems into Google’s cloud environment may want to check out the latest from Attunity, which today announced support for Google Cloud Platform with its change data capture (CDC) software. Read more…

AI Enlisted to Secure Apps

Sep 6, 2018 |

An application security testing specialist is adding automated verification to its app scanning platform.

WhiteHat Security said this week the addition of AI-enabled verification to its application security testing framework would help developers accelerate deployment of secure web applications. Read more…

SQream Boasts 15x Speedup for GPU Data Warehouse

Sep 5, 2018 |

Because it runs on GPUs, SQreamDB was already fast. But the company says with today’s launch of SQreamDB 3.0, it can process queries up to 15 times faster, which will allow customers to get answers to tough business questions in minutes instead of days. Read more…

New Open-Source Projects Emerge for Machine Learning

Aug 30, 2018 |

Two open-source projects contributed by Chinese tech giants Baidu and Tencent will focus on machine and deep learning advances with the long-term goal of making the AI technologies easier to use while advancing cloud services using deep learning frameworks. Read more…

‘Visual DNA’ Effort Looks to Outdo Deep Neural Nets

Aug 29, 2018 |

A new AI initiative aims to catalog about 1 million high-resolution images according to their “visual DNA” using supercomputer-powered vision and an emerging technique called volume learning.

The Visual Genomes Foundation said this week it is launching the “public global catalog” project to enable new AI applications. Read more…

This Just In

Knetik Announces the Launch of Knetik Analytics

Mar 28, 2017 |

ORLANDO, Fla., March 28, 2017 —Knetik announces the launch of its Contextualization and Behavior Analysis Analytics Engine. Operating in beta for the past 18 months, it has delivered billions of data points of contextualized transactions that lead to better understandings of consumer behavior. Read more…

Doddle Adopts Couchbase to Fuel Digital Transformation in Retail

Feb 3, 2017 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 3 — Couchbase, Inc., the leader in NoSQL database technology for Digital Businesses, announced that Doddle, the click & collect experts, has adopted Couchbase to fuel its digital transformation and growth strategy. Read more…

1010data Joins Nielsen Connected Partner Program

Jan 12, 2017 |

Jan. 12 — 1010data, Inc., offering the only integrated cloud platform that combines self-service data management and analytics at scale with ready-to-use data, announced today that it has joined the Nielsen community, as a member of the Nielsen Connected Partner Program. Read more…

Qlik Sense Selected by Lazada Group

Nov 21, 2016 |

RADNOR, Pa., Nov. 21 — Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, today announced that Lazada Group, Southeast Asia’s number one online shopping and selling destination, is using Qlik across the organization to visualize and analyze its rapidly growing amount of data.  Read more…

Qlik Visual Analytics Platform Selected by Tantex

Sep 6, 2016 |

RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 6 — Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, today announced that Tantex, a Singapore-based textile and garments design and supplier, has chosen Qlik for its visual analytics platform. Read more…

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