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COVID-19 Symptom Evaluation App, Built with Watson, Becomes Call for Code Regional Finalist

As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to spread, doctors and hospitals have been overwhelmed by anxious patients worried about a symptom and unclear on what COVID-19’s symptoms are or which warrant a visit to a medica Read more…

IBM Brings Back a Netezza, Attacks Yellowbrick

Last year, IBM killed off Netezza, the line of popular and powerful analytics appliances. Now Big Blue is ramping up marketing around a new offering that sports the Netezza name, and it’s targeting competitor Yellowbri Read more…

COVID-19 Roundup: Country Rankings, County Trends, How You Can Help & More

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 Read more…

COVID-19 Roundup: Apple, Palantir, Rolls-Royce & More

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 Read more…

‘Social Contract’ Needed to Establish Trusted Data

With data emerging as the life blood of most industries, the emphasis has shifted from organizing and analyzing big data to finding ways to establish higher levels of trust in the torrent of data generated through custom Read more…

IBM and The Open Group’s Data Scientist Certification Has Its First Recipients

Earlier this year, IBM announced plans for a collaboration with The Open Group to develop a “first-of-a-kind” internal program for accrediting data scientists. The program was presented as IBM’s response to a troub Read more…

How IBM Is Turning Db2 into an ‘AI Database’

What's an AI database? If you were to ask IBM executives, they would point you to Db2, the 36-year-old database that's used by tens of thousands of companies around the world to power transactional and analytical workloa Read more…

Cost Savings Benefits of Financing SaaS Solutions

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) is becoming the option of choice for organizations looking for the accessibility and versatility of software solutions without the need to rely on installing and running applications on their Read more…

High-performance Spark: Improving on big data’s swiss army knife to enable AI

In their widely followed 2017 Hype Cycle for Data Management, Gartner’s declaration that Hadoop was “obsolete before plateau” marked a fascinating milestone in the evolution of big data. Big data hasn’t gone away Read more…

What Does IBM’s Acquisition of Red Hat Mean for Open Source?

At first glance, IBM's surprise announcement that it plans to buy Red Hat for $34 billion looks like a victory for open source, which has been a huge driver of innovation in the IT market for decades. However, recent mov Read more…

The Scent of an AI

"A fresh, fruity floral with an innovative twist in the top note." That's how master perfumer Dave Apel describes the first perfume created by artificial intelligence, which a Brazilian beauty company plans to start sell Read more…

Is GOLAP the Next Wave for Big Data Warehousing?

The 1990s and 2000s saw the rise of the relational databases for transaction processing (OLTP) as well as analytical processing (OLAP). As the volume and variety of data explodes in the 2010s, database experts are lookin Read more…

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

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 p Read more…

Snap ML Bests TensorFlow in Benchmark, IBM Says

There are already many machine learning libraries available in the world – some say too many. But there might be room for one more: IBM's Snap Machine Learning (Snap ML), which it says ran 46 times faster than TensorFl Read more…

IBM Launches New Cloud for Data Science and Engineering

IBM today unveiled a new cloud offering called Cloud Private Data that's designed to help organizations utilize data science and machine learning techniques to generate insight from data, and then engineer AI products th Read more…

Cloud Looms As Answer to All Things Analytic

Think this whole cloud thing is just a passing fad? That view may have been permissible 10 years ago. But as organizations try to put their IT goals in clearer focus for 2018, it's becoming increasingly evident that the Read more…

IBM Storage Breakthrough Paves Way for 330TB Tape Cartridges

IBM announced last week a new record for magnetic tape storage that it says will keep tape storage density on a Moore’s law-like path far into the next decade. In collaboration with Sony, IBM scientists recorded 201 gi Read more…

How to Finance a SaaS Solution

The way clients order and pay for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions continues to evolve. While many SaaS offerings are available on a month-to-month basis, most enterprise deals offer a discount for pre-paid multi-y Read more…

IBM Throws In with Hortonworks’ Hadoop

IBM and Hortonworks will distribute each other's products as part of a major extension of their strategic partnership unveiled today at Hortonworks DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit in San Jose, California. As part of th Read more…

Automation of Automation: IBM PowerAI Tools Aim to Ease Deep Learning Data Prep, Shorten Training

A new set of GPU-powered AI software announced by IBM today brings automation to many of the tedious, time consuming and complex aspects of AI project on-ramping while reducing deep learning training times, according to Read more…

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