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Faster Interconnects and Switches to Help Relieve Data Bottlenecks

Nvidia’s new Blackwell architecture may have stolen the show this week at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California. But an emerging bottleneck at the network layer threatens to make bigger and brawnier pro Read more…

Stonebraker Seeks to Invert the Computing Paradigm with DBOS

In the current tech paradigm, databases run on top of operating systems. But what if that stack was inverted, with an operating system running on top of the database? That’s the idea behind database guru Mike Stonebrak Read more…

How HP Was Able to Leapfrog Other PC/Workstation OEMs to Launch its AI Solution

This month, HP stunned the market with the most powerful line of AI-enabled PCs and workstations yet to be created, catching the other OEMs, which have been more tentative and less complete, by surprise. I was at the lau Read more…

Anthropic in Talks with Menlo Ventures to Raise $750M

Another influx of cash might be on the horizon for Anthropic. The OpenAI competitor is hoping to raise $750 million in a new round of funding, according to Bloomberg and originally reported by The Information. The AI Read more…

Patterns of Progress: Andrew Ng Eyes a Revolution in Computer Vision

Andrew Ng sees a pattern in AI. The visionary computer scientist recently gave a keynote address at the AI Hardware Summit where he predicted a forthcoming revolution in computer vision that could radically transform how Read more…

News In Brief

Redis Acquires Speedb, Expanding Its Data Platform Capabilities Beyond DRAM

In a strategic move to cater to the escalating demands of real-time and generative AI applications, Redis has announced the acquisition of data storage engine Speedb. This acquisition will boost Redis's capabilities in d Read more…

Anthropic in Talks with Menlo Ventures to Raise $750M

Another influx of cash might be on the horizon for Anthropic. The OpenAI competitor is hoping to raise $750 million in a new round of funding, according to Bloomberg and originally reported by The Information. The AI Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: August 2023 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

IBM’s New Geospatial AI Model on Hugging Face Harnesses NASA Data for Climate Science

IBM recently announced its watsonx.ai geospatial foundation model for Earth observation is now available on Hugging Face, the popular open source machine learning platform and community. The HLS Geospatial Foundation Read more…

Proactive CIOs Embrace Generative AI Despite Risks: MIT and Databricks Report

A new report from MIT Technology Review Insights and Databricks found the most proactive CIOs are decisively embracing generative AI as part of an enterprise-wide strategy, despite its risks. “The Great Acceleration Read more…

This Just In

SAS Viya Expands Generative AI Capabilities with New Data Maker and Industry-Specific Assistants

Apr 18, 2024 |

LAS VEGAS, April 18, 2024 — So many organizations have jumped on the GenAI bandwagon in the last year, but are those efforts delivering results yet? If the organization uses the SAS Viya data and AI platform, the answer is a resounding yes. Read more…

SAS Advances Industry Solutions with Packaged AI Models

Apr 18, 2024 |

LAS VEGAS, April 18, 2024 — This week at SAS Innovate, SAS unveiled a game-changing approach for organizations to tackle business challenges head-on. Introducing lightweight, industry-specific AI models for individual license, SAS is equipping organizations with readily deployable AI technology to productionize real-world use cases with unparalleled efficiency. Read more…

Neo4j Welcomes New GQL International Standard in Major Milestone for Database Industry

Apr 17, 2024 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 17, 2024 — Neo4j is celebrating the publication of ISO and IEC’s new international standard for graph query language (GQL), which defines the data structures and basic operations for working with property graphs. Read more…

Apache Software Foundation Announces New Top-Level Project Apache Paimon

Apr 16, 2024 |

WILMINGTON, Del., April 16, 2024 — The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 320 active open source projects and initiatives, today announced that Apache Paimon has graduated from incubation and is now a Top-Level Project (TLP). Read more…

Confluent Announces Accelerate with Confluent, a Revamped and Services-Led Partner Program for System Integrators

Apr 16, 2024 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 16, 2024 — Confluent, Inc. today announced Accelerate with Confluent, a program for systems integrators (SIs) that prioritizes excellence in Confluent Professional Services to empower partners to deliver comprehensive data streaming solutions. Read more…

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