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Esri Melds GIS with AI, Graph, and Analytics

Esri has long been the industry leader in geographic information systems (GIS), which are used by urban planners, building engineers, and landscape designers around the world. At its UC 2022 conference this week, the com Read more…

Amazon re:MARS Highlights Intelligence from Shops to Space

Amazon hosted its inaugural re:MARS event back in 2019, with “MARS” here standing for machine learning, automation, robotics, and space. For the past two years, the event has been on hold due to the pandemic—but th Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: March 2022 Edition

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…

Harvard’s New Data Storage Is to Dye For, Avoids DNA Storage Pitfalls

The explosion in data collection has led to challenges in storing enormous amounts of data. This is particularly true for archival data, with many popular methods of data storage—such as optical disks—having relative Read more…

A Million Dollars Up for Grabs in TigerGraph Challenge

Are you sitting on a boatload of linked data, or have an innovative idea for a graph database? If so, then you might be interested in the $1 million in prize money that TigerGraph is putting up for grabs as part of its G Read more…

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Big Data Career Notes: July 2022 Edition

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…

Data Integrity Firm Highlights High-Risk Wildfire Areas in Texas

Increasingly brutal and early wildfire seasons have regularly devastated arid regions of the United States, annually burning millions of acres of land and causing tens of billions of dollars in damage. Predicting these a Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: April 2022 Edition

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…

Databricks Launches Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Sciences

Databricks has announced the launch of its new lakehouse platform, the Databricks Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Sciences. According to the company's press release, Databricks Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Scie Read more…

AI ‘Fingerprinting’ Fights Back Against Hard-to-Detect Cancers

Hard-to-detect cancers like glioblastoma can have survival rates in the single-digit percentages and require elaborate techniques to detect, treat, and monitor. Reveal Surgical is working on changing that reality through Read more…

This Just In

Cohere For AI Announces ML Scholars Program

Sep 22, 2022 |

Sept. 22, 2022 — C4AI today announced the launch of its Cohere For AI Scholars Program, designed to help change where, how and by whom research is done. Read more…

SES, ESA and European Commission Partnering to Deliver Satellite Quantum Cryptography System

Sep 22, 2022 |

LUXEMBOURG, Sept. 22, 2022 — An SES-led consortium of 20 European companies, with the European Space Agency (ESA) and European Commission support, will design, develop, launch and operate the EAGLE-1 satellite-based end-to-end system for secure Quantum Key Distribution (QKD), enabling in-orbit validation and demonstration of next-generation cyber-security across Europe. Read more…

French Medical Lab Selects VAST’s Universal Storage Data Platform for Genome Analysis

Sep 21, 2022 |

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2022 VAST Data today announced that the French medical biology laboratory specializing in genomic medicine, SeqOIA (Sequencing Omics Information Analysis Cooperative Health Group), has selected VAST’s all-flash Universal Storage data platform to accelerate and optimize the analysis of genetics data for medical diagnostics. Read more…

AWS Announces Health Equity Initiative Hits One-Year Milestone, Distributes $14M

Sep 21, 2022 |

Sept. 21, 2022 — This morning Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that it has awarded $14 million in cloud services and technical expertise to help nearly 90 organizations around the world, ranging from startups and nonprofits to large enterprises, to address health equity challenges through the Health Equity Initiative. Read more…

NSF Invests in Bio-inspired and Bioengineered Systems for AI, Infrastructure and Health

Sep 20, 2022 |

Sept. 20, 2022 — The U.S. National Science Foundation has announced an investment of $30 million to support new interdisciplinary, fundamental research projects for the Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation, or EFRI, program. Read more…

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