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As COVID-19 Upends Life, Internet Apps Struggle with Load

Large swaths of the world’s population have been locked down in an unprecedented attempt to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. People have responded by working, playing, and learning from home through telecommut Read more…

Machine Learning on the Edge, Hold the Code

Many companies are scrambling to find machine learning engineers who can build smart applications that run on edge devices, like mobile phones. One company that’s attacking the problem in a broad way is Qeexo, which se Read more…

20 AI Predictions for 2020

It doesn't take a soothsayer to know that artificial intelligence will have a bomber 2020. But getting the details right is important, which is why we turned to industry experts to give us their predictions on exactly ho Read more…

Datanami Unveils 2019 People to Watch

As we look forward into 2019, a select group of leaders in Big Data have stepped ahead of the rest. In this fourth annual People to Watch feature, we’re offering our readers a look at some of the best and brightest Read more…

10 Big Data Trends to Watch in 2019

We seek ever more data for a good reason: it's the commodity that fuels digital innovation. However, turning those huge data collections into actionable insight remains a difficult proposition. Organizations that find so Read more…

News In Brief

COVID-Induced Cabin Fever Erodes Distancing Gains

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 shelte Read more…

Python Dominates, Usage Survey Confirms

Data scientists, machine learning developers and data engineers are turning decisively to the Python programming language, according to a new study. An annual usage analysis released this week by O’Reilly Media also Read more…

Tibco Eyes ‘Data Science for Ops’ with Spotfire Upgrades

Data management and business intelligence vendors continue to push deeper into the cloud with a growing list of open-source tools while adding automation features such as machine learning and natural language queries des Read more…

Samsung Buys Network Analytics Startup

Looking to build up its AI portfolio, Samsung Electronics said it is acquiring Spain’s Zhilabs as it charts its transition to 5G wireless networks supporting Internet of Things devices with the Spanish company’s AI-b Read more…

Cellular Carriers Swear Off Location Data Sales

All four major cellular carriers in the U.S. today pledged to stop selling real-time location data of its cellular phone users to a collection of third-party data brokers, delivering a blow to what a U.S. Senator dubbed Read more…

This Just In

Data Science Experts to Discuss the Future of Digital Fairness at ICDS Fall Symposium

Aug 5, 2021 |

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., Aug. 5, 2021 — The ever-growing power of data requires an ever-deepening responsibility on the part of data scientists to use that power fairly and equitably. Recognizing this, Penn State’s Institute for Computational and Data Sciences (ICDS) will host a symposium this fall aimed at fostering digital fairness. Read more…

BlueConic Customer Data Platform Offers a Data Clean Room Solution

Jul 28, 2021 |

BOSTON, July 28, 2021 — Driven by the death of the third-party cookie and its debilitating impact on the digital advertising industry, data clean rooms are growing in popularity among brands and publishers alike. Read more…

Penn State Professor Receives ACM Test of Time Award for Paper on Data Privacy

Jul 26, 2021 |

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., July 26, 2021 — A 2011 paper on data privacy co-authored by Dan Kifer, professor of computer science and engineering at Penn State, received the 2021 Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Management of Data (ACM SIGMOD) Test of Time award. Read more…

Data Protection: EU Commission Adopts Adequacy Decisions for the UK

Jul 9, 2021 |

July 9, 2021 — The Commission has adopted two adequacy decisions for the United Kingdom – one under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the other for the Law Enforcement Directive. Read more…

Esri Advances Enterprise Field Operations with iOS and iPadOS

Jul 8, 2021 |

REDLANDS, Calif., July 8, 2021 — Esri, a global leader in location intelligence, today shared increased momentum with ArcGIS Field Maps, helping businesses transform how mobile workers perform duties through field operations software optimized for iOS and iPadOS. Read more…

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