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Investors Flock to AI-based Drug Discovery

Aug 11, 2020 |

The application of convolutional neural network technology continues to expand beyond machine vision use cases to the red-hot drug discovery market.

The application of AI to new drug development has moved in fits and starts, including IBM’s (NYSE: Read more…

Collibra, Tableau Team on COVID Data Catalog

Jul 31, 2020 |

Data intelligence vendor Collibra has compiled a COVID-19 data catalog combining open data sets, business domain glossaries and other reference data that have been integrated with Tableau’s COVID-19 Data Hub. Read more…

COVID Notebooks Aims to Speed Predictive Models

Jun 25, 2020 |

IBM’s new open source toolkit with AI extensions to the Jupyter notebooks data science development platform is being extended to a COVID notebooks platform designed to help analyze real-time data about the pandemic. 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…

Reliable Supply Chain Data Hard to Come By

May 19, 2020 |

The pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in global supply chains, and one consequence is a growing lack of reliable data about suppliers that costs businesses plenty since the novel coronavirus emerged. Read more…

Speech Analytics Makes Unexpected Discovery

May 13, 2020 |

The folks at CallMiner had theories about what their speech analytics software would turn up when they launched an informal coronavirus customer research program back in March. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life as we know it, and large corporations with big contact center operations have been forced to quickly adapt to the new work-from-home model. Read more…

‘COVID Phobia’ Shifts AI Sentiment

May 11, 2020 |

COVID-19 has significantly shifted consumer sentiment towards automation technologies, including robot deliveries and AI-based chatbots used in telemedicine applications. However, a new AI sentiment report also finds the novel coronavirus has failed to move the sentiment needle when it comes to use cases like riding in self-driving cars. Read more…

COVID-Induced Cabin Fever Erodes Distancing Gains

Apr 29, 2020 |

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 shelter-in-place orders are affecting travel patterns and the spread of the novel coronavirus reported an uptick in U.S. Read more…

Palantir Adds COVID-19 Deal to Growing List of U.S. Contracts

Apr 16, 2020 |

Federal health officials are reportedly using Palantir Technologies’ Gotham big data analytics platform in their efforts to mount a response to COVID-19.

Forbes.com reported late last week that a unit within the U.S. Read more…

Tool Links Donors with Pandemic-Ravaged Communities

Apr 14, 2020 |

On Monday, April 13, Datanami posted a press release about a new big data platform designed to “evaluate the capacity of nonprofit service providers to meet the needs of local communities” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more…

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