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Altair Shows Off Converged Analytics Lineup

Jul 10, 2020 |

If you’re in the market for analytics or machine learning software, you may want to keep your eyes on Altair Engineering. Best known for its product simulation and computer aided engineering software, Altair has quietly assembled an impressive big data platform that extends from data preparation and business intelligence to streaming analytics and AutoML. Read more…

Is Zero Closer to Eight or to One?

Jul 8, 2020 |

Is zero closer to eight or to one? Is this a three or a five? This was the type of question we were pondering a few weeks ago when we examined the results of an image classification application. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: June 2020 Edition

Jun 15, 2020 |

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details. Read more…

COVID-19 Roundup: Dashboards, Therapeutics, Data Lakes & More

Apr 9, 2020 |

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, big data and AI have emerged as crucial tools for everything from diagnosis and epidemiology to therapeutic and vaccine development. Here, we collect the latest news in how big data is fighting back against COVID-19. Read more…

Explaining the Australian Bushfires with Deep Learning

Jan 10, 2020 |

For months, Australia has been ravaged by bushfires. These massive fires, fueled by lengthy droughts and high temperatures, have caught the world’s attention as lives have been lost and entire towns have been evacuated. Read more…

News In Brief

Solar Data Analytics Approaches Warp Speed

Jun 19, 2020 |

Data scientists at NASA are employing GPU-powered workstations and local storage to greatly accelerate analysis of images captured by the Solar Dynamic Observatory.

Launched in 2010 to probe our yellow dwarf star and its magnetic field, the solar observatory carries three instruments: Read more…

Cloudian Bolsters Object Store with Monitoring and Analytics

Jun 2, 2020 |

Cloudian today rolled out a new offering called HyperIQ that it says will give customers a much deeper and wider view of their growing HyperStore object storage systems, without burdening them with another complex piece of technology. Read more…

Contact Tracing Prompts U.S. Data Privacy Bills

May 19, 2020 |

A flurry of data privacy proposals introduced in Congress as COVID-19 contact tracing efforts ramp up look to create safeguards for handling sensitive medical and other consumer information collected by smartphone apps. Read more…

All-Weather Image Data Put to the Test

Apr 23, 2020 |

Mapping data collected by multi-spectral satellites is being combined with AI and computer vision algorithms to help extract ground features and building footprints. The potential applications for those data products range from disaster response and humanitarian relief efforts. Read more…

COVID-19 Spurs Offers for Free Software, Data, and Training

Apr 1, 2020 |

Amid the daily crush of dreary news about the global viral pandemic, there is this ray of relative sunshine: Big data and analytic software vendors are offering free access to their software, data, and services.  Read more…

This Just In

WhizAI Raises $4M to Bring Cognitive Insights to Life Sciences

Jul 28, 2020 |

SOMERSET, N.J., July 28, 2020 —WhizAI, a cognitive insights platform for the life sciences, announces $4 million in seed funding led by Healthy Ventures, with participation from Bling Capital, Firebolt Ventures and existing investors. Read more…

Twitter Data Reveals Global Communication Network

Jul 22, 2020 |

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2020 — Twitter mentions show distinct community structure patterns resulting from communication preferences of individuals affected by physical distance between users and commonalities, such as shared language and history. Read more…

Fujitsu Develops AI Tech for High-Dimensional Data Without Labeled Training Data

Jul 13, 2020 |

KAWASAKI, Japa, July 13, 2020 — Fujitsu Laboratories, Ltd. has developed AI technology that accurately captures essential features, including the distribution and probability of high-dimensional data in order to improve the accuracy of AI detection and judgment.

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ABB Robotics Rolls Out Lexi’s Procurement Analytics Solution

Jun 29, 2020 |

STOCKHOLM, June 29, 2020 – ABB Robotics, manufacturer of industrial robots and robotic systems, is using a big data analytics software solution developed by Lexi Solution AB in Sweden to optimize procurement and engineering processes.  Read more…

John Hopkins Launches Data Visualization Tool That Shows Impact of State Policy on COVID-19 Cases, Deaths

Jun 26, 2020 |

June 26, 2020 — The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center has launched a new data visualization tool that gives an indication of the impact of state’s policy decisions, a release that comes as COVID-19 cases are on the rise in many states across the U.S. Read more…

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