Tag: AI

ID Verify Vendor Mitek Acquires AI-Based Authenticator

May 24, 2018 |

To get a sense of which AI capabilities beyond chatbots are most likely to have an immediate commercial impact, it’s useful to monitor which AI developers are being snapped up by established technology vendors. Read more…

Intel Adopts ‘Holistic’ Approach to AI

May 23, 2018 |

A developers’ conference is generally regarded as an indication the host company is all-in on a particular technology. Intel Corp.’s inaugural AI DevCon highlights its strategy of moving beyond its dominant position in the server and other processor markets to focus on “the AI-driven future of computing.”

The two-day event in San Francisco focused on forging a “holistic” Read more…

Danger and Difficulty Temper Data’s Huge Potential

May 17, 2018 |

It has been called the new oil, the new currency, the new religion. It is data, of course, and it’s having a monumental impact on how we build business systems in the 21st century. Read more…

A Wave of Purpose-Built AI Hardware Is Building

May 15, 2018 |

Google last week unveiled the third version of its Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), which is designed to accelerate deep learning workloads developed in its TensorFlow environment. But that’s just the start of a groundswell of new processors and processing architectures, including Wave Computing, which claims its soon-to-be-launched processor will dramatically lower the barrier of entry for running artificial intelligence workloads. Read more…

Inside One VC Firm’s Hands-On Approach to AI

May 11, 2018 |

There’s no shortage of tech entrepreneurs taking venture capital money to turn their artificial intelligence ideas into AI reality. These startups typically fill up at the VC spigot and go back to their offices to build product, with check-ins from the VC firm along the way. Read more…

IBM Bolsters Storage with AI, De-Dupe, and Cloud DR

May 10, 2018 |

Organizations today are struggling to keep up with the massive amount of data they’re generating and collecting, and in some cases they’re close to maxing out their existing storage. In a way it’s good news for storage providers, but IBM says it wants to help customers by taking a smart approach to minimizing their data and maximizing their storage investment. Read more…

Emerging Advanced Scale Tech Trends Focus of Annual Tabor Conference

May 9, 2018 |

At Tabor Communications’ annual Advanced Scale Forum (ASF) held this week in Austin, the focus was on enterprise adoption of HPC-class technologies and high performance data analytics (HPDA). Read more…

‘Lifelong’ Neural Net Aims to Slash Training Time

May 9, 2018 |

Among the consequences of big data is a wealth of relevant minutiae that can be used to train machine learning and other models. That often translates into processing-intensive steps required to train models to perform a specific task. Read more…

ThoughtSpot Eyes Exit with Latest Funding Round

May 8, 2018 |

ThoughtSpot, the AI-based analytics platform developer founded by Nutanix Inc. co-founder Ajeet Singh, announced what it claims is the second-largest U.S. AI funding round so far this year.

The enterprise search and self-service analytics startup looking to unseat established players like Tableau Software and Qlik said Tuesday (May 8) it raised a hefty $145 million in a Series D funding round. Read more…

Lucidworks Puts AI at the Heart of Customer Experience

May 8, 2018 |

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are key to delivering high-level experiences that customers now expect, according to Lucidworks CEO Will Hayes, who says it’s capable of delivering Google-like experiences as an out-of-the-box feature of his company’s Fusion search and discovery suite. Read more…