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TigerGraph Emerges with Native Parallel Graph Database

Sep 19, 2017 |

A startup named TigerGraph emerged from stealth today with a new native parallel graph database that its founder thinks can shake up the analytics market. With $31 million in venture funding and several high-profile customers, he might just be right. Read more…

The Data Science Inside the Bloomberg Terminal

Sep 18, 2017 |

When it comes to financial data, you can’t find a more recognizable product than the Bloomberg Terminal, which is used by hundreds of thousands of financial professionals around the world. Read more…

Apple Puts a ‘Neural Engine’ Inside the iPhone

Sep 14, 2017 |

Deep learning is integrated into Apple’s new iPhone X in a big way. In fact, the company has embedded deep learning capabilities right into the hardware with its new A11 Bionic chip, a CPU-GPU combo processor that Apple calls a “neural engine.” Read more…

The Data Science Behind Dollar Shave Club

Sep 14, 2017 |

Dollar Shave Club burst onto the men’s hygiene scene in 2011 with a hilarious video and preposterous business plan: selling subscriptions for razor blades at a ridiculously low price. Six years later, the company keeps getting laughs with viral YouTube spots, while a sophisticated Apache Spark-based data mining operation running on Databricks’ Read more…

What Fast Forward Labs Brings Cloudera

Sep 12, 2017 |

During the big data land grab of 2014, everybody seemed to have become a data scientist, practically overnight. Despite the circus-like atmosphere, Hilary Mason and her new applied data analytics firm, Fast Forward Lab, rose above the din. Read more…

News In Brief

Alteryx Tools Aims to Speed Model Deployment

Sep 12, 2017 |

Data analytics vendors continue to push deeper into organizations with tools designed to address the pressing problem of actually getting predictive models deployed into business operations.

Among those promoting the rise of the “citizen data scientist” Read more…

Data Migration Speed Bump Smoothed

Sep 8, 2017 |

Fast growth was a both blessing and a curse for Kronos and its cloud-based payroll software service. But thanks to a solution that helped automate migration of clients’ existing payroll data into the cloud, the road looks clear for expansion. Read more…

Anaconda Taps Containers to Simplify Data Science Deployments

Aug 31, 2017 |

Anaconda (formerly Continuum Analytics) today unveiled a new release of its commercial data science platform that leverages Docker and Kubernetes containerization technology to allow data scientists to deploy models to production environments with a single click. Read more…

How AI Fares in Gartner’s Latest Hype Cycle

Aug 29, 2017 |

It’s late summer, which means three things: pennant races heat up in baseball, kids go back to school, and Gartner releases its annual Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies. Much of the hype in this year’s cycle, not surprisingly, centers on artificial intelligence, or AI. Read more…

Data Among Keys to Industrial IoT Success

Aug 21, 2017 |

Among the first sectors likely to cash in on the Internet of Things is industrial, which has been in the vanguard of networking the factory floor to achieve efficiencies while collecting and leveraging all the data generated by connected devices and machines. Read more…

This Just In

GigaSpaces Integrates InsightEdge Platform with BigDL for Scalable Deep Learning Innovation

Sep 20, 2017 |

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 — GigaSpaces, a leading provider of in-memory computing (IMC) platforms, today announced the new capability to simplify artificial intelligence (AI) through an integration between GigaSpaces’ InsightEdge platform and the Intel BigDL open source deep learning library for Apache Spark. Read more…

RedPoint Highlights Machine Learning-Driven Customer Engagement

Sep 12, 2017 |

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., Sept. 12, 2017 — RedPoint Global, a leading provider of data management and customer engagement technology, today announced that George Corugedo, Chief Technology Officer, RedPoint Global, will be speaking on how organizations use real-time machine learning and big data to drive customer engagement and digital transformation at Strata Data Conference. Read more…

Qubole Rolls Out Industry’s First Autonomous Data Platform

Sep 12, 2017 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2017 — Qubole, a data-as-a-service company, today announced the immediate availability of three new products — the Qubole Data Service (QDS) Enterprise Edition, QDS Business Edition and Qubole Cloud Agents — Read more…

Instaclustr Launches Managed Open Source-as-a-Service Platform

Sep 11, 2017 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 11, 2017 — Instaclustr, offering scalable open source technologies delivered as completely managed solutions, today announced the launch of its Open Source-as-a-Service platform. Read more…

Cloudera Announces Fifth Annual Data Impact Awards Finalists

Sep 11, 2017 |

PALO ALTO, Calif.Sept. 11, 2017 — Cloudera, Inc. (NYSE: CLDR), a platform for machine learning and analytics optimized for the cloud, announced finalists for this year’s Data Impact Awards. Read more…