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Crawling the Web for Data and Profit

Feb 23, 2018 |

The Web serves as a vast, renewable resource for the most valuable thing in existence: data. However, getting useful data from the Web isn’t always an easy task. Luckily, there are a handful of open source and commercial solutions that can help you crawl the Web to feed your hungry algorithms with the freshest data. Read more…

DataTorrent Glues Open Source Componentry with ‘Apoxi’

Feb 22, 2018 |

Building an enterprise-grade big data application with open source components is not easy. Anybody who has worked with Apache Hadoop ecosystem technology can tell you that. But the folks at DataTorrent say they’ve found a way to accelerate the delivery of secure and scalable big data applications with Apoxi, a new framework they created to stitch together major open source components like Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka, in an extensible and pluggable fashion. Read more…

The Hybrid Database Capturing Perishable Insights at Yiguo

Feb 22, 2018 |

Yiguo.com is the largest B2C fresh produce online marketplace in China, serving close to 5 million users and more than 1,000 enterprise customers. We have long devoted ourselves to providing fresh food for ordinary consumers and have gained popularity since our founding in 2005. Read more…

ParallelM Aims to Close the Gap in ML Operationalization

Feb 21, 2018 |

A startup named ParallelM today unveiled new software aimed at alleviating data scientists from the burden of manually deploying, monitoring, and managing machine learning pipelines in production.

Dubbed MLOps, ParallelM‘s software helps to automate many of the operational tasks required to turn a machine learning model from a promising piece of code running nn Spark, Flink, TensorFlow, or PyTorch processing engines into a secure, governed, and production-ready machine learning system. Read more…

Why Getting the Metrics Right Is So Important in Machine Learning

Feb 20, 2018 |

Armed with big data analytics, businesses now have the power to detect and act in very precise ways. But if a business is measuring the wrong piece of data — Read more…

News In Brief

SigOpt Within In-Q-Tel’s Parameters

Feb 13, 2018 |

It’s no secret that America’s spies are collecting massive amounts of data. And now that In-Q-Tel, the venture capital arm of the nation’s intelligence agencies, has taken a stake in hyperparameter optimization startup SigOpt, they’ll have one more tool for building accurate machine learning models based on that data. Read more…

Ray’s New Library Targets High Speed Reinforcement Learning

Feb 1, 2018 |

Data scientists looking to push the ball forward in the field of reinforcement learning may want to check out RLlib, a new library released as open source last month by researchers affiliated with RISELab. Read more…

AI Could Trigger WWIII, Alibaba CEO Warns

Jan 24, 2018 |

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma were among the global leaders who warned about the potential dangers of big data and artificial intelligence at the World Economic Forum in Davos today, while Google CEO Sundar Pichai stressed the need for balance. Read more…

Dremio Accelerates Growth Plans Following $25M Series B

Jan 23, 2018 |

Dremio CEO Tomer Shiran wasn’t planning on completing a Series B round of investment until later this year. Sales have been humming along for Dremio’s self-service data access tool, he says, and things were going well. Read more…

Who’s Acquiring the AI Startups? (You Can Probably Guess)

Jan 23, 2018 |

The hype that once propelled big data has shifted, and now AI is the hot new area to play. In 2017, venture capital firms responded by throwing $5 billion at hundreds AI startups, a 28% increase from 2016, according to the latest PwC/CB Insights MoneyTree Report. Read more…

This Just In

REDMINT NETWORK Launches Loud ML Deep Learning API for Linux in the US in Partnership with InfluxData

Feb 20, 2018 |

Feb. 20, 2018 — REDMINT NETWORK, a French Tech Startup from the Rhone Alpes region of France specialized in artificial intelligence software, has released a new disruptive deep learning API for Linux. Read more…

Pepperdata Announces Record Sales and Growth

Jan 24, 2018 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2018 — Pepperdata, a DevOps for Big Data company that provides operator and developer solutions to optimize cluster performance in Big Data environments, today announced a record year, fueled by substantial customer growth, new strategic partnerships, and technology innovation. Read more…

CognitiveScale Unveils Cortex 5 to Accelerate Enterprise AI

Jan 23, 2018 |

AUSTIN, Tex. and LONDON, Jan. 23, 2018 — CognitiveScale, the leading augmented intelligence software company, today announced Cortex 5, the next generation of its augmented intelligence cloud software powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technology. Read more…

C3 IoT Raises $100 Million

Jan 18, 2018 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., FORT WORTH, Tex., and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 18, 2018 — C3 IoT, a leading AI and IoT software platform provider for digital transformation, has announced a new round of financing by existing investors TPG GrowthBreyer Capital, Sutter Hill, Pat House, and Thomas M. Read more…

erwin Doubles Down on Data Governance 2.0

Jan 12, 2018 |

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2018 — Nearly two years after becoming a standalone company, erwin, Inc., today announced its evolution to “the data governance company,” based on its expertise and the centering of its technology platform around data governance. Read more…