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Google, Twitter Expand Data Cloud Partnership

Google and Twitter are expanding a partnership that will see the social media platform complete the move of its analytics, data processing and machine learning workloads to Google’s Data Cloud. The partners said the sh Read more…

Building Monster Mash-Ups: How Data as a Service Can Crystallize Analytics

The chances are that if you’re reading this you have heard the phrase “Data is the new oil,” coined by Clive Humby, the British mathematician and architect of early supermarket loyalty rewards schemes. Although it Read more…

Feature Store Startup Gets a VC Boost

Open source versions of feature stores are emerging that are designed help data scientists avoid reinventing the wheel. One feature store startup is attracting investors by adding a computing layer billed as helping to a Read more…

CDO: The Disrupter in Chief

“Disrupt, or be disrupted.” That’s the rallying cry of commerce in the 21st century, and big data is the materiel that battles will be fought with. Companies increasingly are turning to chief data officers (CDOs) t Read more…

Why AI Is a Slam Dunk for the NBA

Thanks to the advent of player-tracking data in the NBA and the use of machine learning software running on powerful servers, we’re on the cusp of having some fouls called automatically in professional basketball. But Read more…

Lenovo Looks to Unify Data Management

A set of data management building blocks unveiled this week by Lenovo’s Data Center Group seeks to unify data from edge to cloud via new data management software, an all-flash storage array that supports object storage Read more…

Diversity in Data Analytics

Throughout the course of 2020 Altair has been running a series of panel discussions about data science and advanced analytics. We have been joined by leading data analysts from renowned companies such as Goldman Sachs, Read more…

Snowflake to Make it SNOW on NYSE

Rumors have been swirling for weeks that Snowflake confidentially filed for an IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Yesterday, the Silicon Valley-based cloud data warehousing company made it official: It inte Read more…

SQream Raises Funds to Expand its Analytics Push

SQream Technologies, the GPU database vendor, has attracted new investors while adding several financial backers to its board of directors. The Tel Aviv-based database vendor said Wednesday (June 24) it raised $39.4 m Read more…

Credit Union Finds ‘Sound’ Use for Analytics Amid COVID-19 Chaos

When the state of Washington imposed stay-at-home orders in early March to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, it upended life for millions of people. Many businesses in the area simply closed, but thanks to a n Read more…

Visualization Startup Brytlyt Combines AI, GPUs, PostgresSQL

The world may seem like it has slowed down in the midst of a pandemic, but technologies like real-time data analytics keep accelerating as one startup after another comes up with new ways to crunch numbers and leverage t Read more…

Sisu Seeks to Answer Why

In a typical business, analysts are tasked with using data to finding answers to questions. They’ll often use a BI tool to explore and query data stored in analytical database to figure out why something happened. Desp Read more…

COVID-19 Has a Data Governance Problem

The COVID-19 pandemic has put many of the world’s activities at a stand-still. Scientists and government officials have been working furiously behind the scenes to forecast the spread and growth of the virus since the Read more…

Detecting Consumer Signals in the 90% Economy

As COVID-19 lockdowns are lifted across the United States, consumers will venture out of their homes and begin to spend money again. But the new buying patterns in the 90% economy are likely to look dramatically differen Read more…

COVID-Induced Cabin Fever Erodes Distancing Gains

An analysis of smartphone location data since mid-March reveals an outbreak of what’s benignly been described as “quarantine fatigue.” University of Maryland researchers studying how social distancing and shelte Read more…

Customer Data and Analytics Platforms: Build or Buy?

As companies travel through the various stages of digital transformation, this enterprise-wide push invariably seeks to improve focus on the customer, especially by personalizing their experience with the company across Read more…

Data Manager Cohesity Pushes VC Total Past $650M

Cohesity, the data management specialist and cash magnet, has raised another quarter-of-a-billion dollars in its latest funding round. That total, $250 million, matches an earlier series D round that closed in June 20 Read more…

NOAA Expands its Data Drone Fleet

As it ramps up a national AI strategy, the U.S. government is beefing up its drone fleet to collect ever-greater amounts of environmental data. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said this Read more…

DARPA Floats an ‘Ocean of Things’

The Pentagon’s top research agency is pushing the notion of a data lake to new depths with an oceanic network of floating sensors that would provide the raw data for analytics, including everything from sea state and w Read more…

Machine Data Intelligence Market Heats Up

The rise of connected devices and the flood of unstructured data they churn out is spurring the introduction of new machine data intelligence platforms designed to handle data frequency as well as sheer volume. Adding to Read more…

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