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Q&A with a DataCamp Counselor

Jul 20, 2017 |

One of the great things about data science is there are multiple pathways into the field. Some may segue into the profession from “hard sciences” like physics, while others receive Ph.Ds in the discipline after years of university study. Read more…

Dremio Emerges from Stealth with Multi-Threat Middleware

Jul 19, 2017 |

If your business analysts are struggling to connect, prepare, and query data from multiple sources in a timely and cost effective manner, you might be interested in learning about Dremio, a new open source software company that officially emerged from stealth today. Read more…

Cataloging Alation’s Growth Potential

Jul 18, 2017 |

Super-fast processors and snappy visualizations may elicit “oohs” and “ahhs” from the big data masses. But here’s the thing: the best analytics setup isn’t worth a dime if you can’t find the right data to analyze in the first place. Read more…

Will AI Own Customer Service? Why Handing Over the Reins Isn’t Always Easy

Jul 18, 2017 |

With the increased onset of digital channels for marketing and the influx of data that follows, every marketer is seeking a consistent brand experience across channels, and the AI technology we have at our fingertips can play a significant role. Read more…

GDPR: Say Goodbye to Big Data’s Wild West

Jul 17, 2017 |

It’s getting time to call those cowboys home. The days of “anything goes” in big data will come to close next May, when the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into full effect. Read more…

News In Brief

Intel Unveils USB Toolkit for AI Prototyping

Jul 20, 2017 |

Intel has begun rolling out AI hardware previewed last fall with the release of its Movidius Neural Compute Stick, billed as a self-contained AI accelerator in a USB format that requires no network connection. Read more…

Microsoft Chases General AI with New Research Group

Jul 12, 2017 |

Microsoft today unveiled Microsoft Research AI, a new research and incubation hub that’s slated to take on some of artificial intelligence’s biggest challenges, including the creation of a general AI, the field’s Holy Grail. Read more…

Poor Nations Underserved by Big Data

Jul 10, 2017 |

Poor nations in developing parts of the world are not keeping up with the level of big data investments made by rich western nations, according to experts in academia.

It’s tough to go a full day in the United States without interacting with big data and artificial intelligence in some shape or form. Read more… Boasts New AI Product Like ‘Kaggle Grandmaster in a Box’

Jul 7, 2017 |

Want to get started with data science and artificial intelligence, but lack the skilled personnel to do it? You could be a candidate for machine learning software company’s latest creation, Driverless AI, which it compares to “Kaggle Grandmaster in a box.” Read more…

Cray Brings AI and HPC Together on Flagship Supers

Jun 20, 2017 |

Cray took one more step toward the convergence of big data and high performance computing (HPC) today when it announced that it’s adding a full suite of big data and artificial intelligence software to its top-of-the-line XC Series supercomputers. Read more…

This Just In

GigaSpaces Launches InsightEdge 2.1

Jul 19, 2017 |

NEW YORK, July 19, 2017 — GigaSpaces, a leading provider of in-memory computing (IMC) platforms, has upgraded InsightEdge, a Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing platform, to support Apache Spark 2.1. Read more…

SAS Announces Book for Python Client Interface

Jul 19, 2017 |

CARY, N.C., July 19, 2017 — SAS Viya: The Python Perspective, a new book from analytics leader SAS, introduces data scientists, business analysts and developers to the Python client interface in SAS Viya. Read more…

Alation Raises $23 Million in Series B Funding

Jul 18, 2017 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 18, 2017 — Alation Inc., the collaborative data company, today announced it has closed a $23 million Series B funding round led by Icon Ventures with participation from Harmony Partners, Costanoa Ventures, and Data Collective. Read more…

Teradata Announces 2017 Second Quarter Earnings Release Date

Jul 14, 2017 |

ATLANTA, July 13, 2017 — Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC) today announced that it will release its 2017 second quarter financial results before the market opens on Thursday, July 27, 2017.   Read more…

Attunity to Report Second Quarter 2017 Results on July 27

Jul 13, 2017 |

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, July 13, 2017 — Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ CM: ATTU), a leading provider of data integration and Big Data management software solutions, announced today that it will release its unaudited financial results for the three-month period ended June 30, 2017, on Thursday, July 27, 2017, before U.S. Read more…