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IBM's AlphaZone accelerator has kicked off its 24-week bootcamp for Israeli startups
Microsoft says Project Adam has given it the world's best image classifier.
ANALYSIS: An emotional manipulation experiment Facebook conducted on 689,003 unknowing users has drawn scrutiny from Washington in a formal letter to the FTC.
Salesforce will pay up to $390 million for the Palo Alto, California-based startup, which provides relationship intelligence via data science and machine learning.
Business has bought into the mythology of big data and pervasive "surveillance-based marketing and advertising", but its time is coming to an end, says 'Doc' Searls.
Verizon execs acknowledged instances of congestion but rebuffed claims about throttling traffic from the online video giant.
Insights, which was launched in March, is an example of how applications monitoring and analytics is merging to some degree with business intelligence.
Big data skills remain hard to find, and confusion about how to define what a data scientist does is just adding to the headaches.
Developers may have provided the initial impetus for the popularity of many databases, but some software providers now say that situation is changing.
IBM is giving away US$100 million worth of big data and analytics software to at least 100 universities throughout China, in a bid to help give birth to a new generation of data scientists in the country.
Red Hat's latest release underscores just how important OpenStack is to the Linux giant's future.
Hortonworks will serve up its Hadoop distribution platform to Accenture customers, while Accenture will offer support to clients looking to marry the Hortonworks data platform with their existing IT infrastructure.
The companies will work together to offer customers the Enterprise Data Hub Accelerator service and the Data Science-as-a-Service feature.
With more new features due soon, the Postgres relational database continues to strengthen its hand, says the open-source project's core team member and EnterpriseDB chief architect Dave Page.
Domino's Pizza has launched Pizza Mogul as the next phase of its digital businesses, which it has been working on for the last nine years.