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Oracle’s Machine Learning Strategy

Oracle’s Machine Learning Strategy

20 years after acquiring Thinking Machines, AI and ML have remained among Oracle’s best-kept secrets. Oracle has been internally working with ML to enhance its products, but now it is starting to come out of its shell with the type of product portfolio that one would expect from an enterprise technology provider.

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An AI privacy conundrum? The neural net knows more than it says

An AI privacy conundrum? The neural net knows more than it says

What is output by a neural network, such as an image classifier, is only a small portion of what the network in a sense "knows" about the data. And the prospect that the network is retaining sensitive user data such as social security numbers could open a new area of concern about AI.

August 19, 2019 by

G2 opens in-depth reports, drops paywall

G2 opens in-depth reports, drops paywall

The reports​, available for registered users, feature grid reports for high level overviews, index reports based on proprietary algorithms that analyze crowdsourced reviews and momentum reports to track innovation cadence.

August 12, 2019 by

Streaming becomes mainstream

Streaming becomes mainstream

The endless streams of data generated by applications lends its name to this paradigm, but also brings some hard to deal with requirements to the table: How do you deal with querying semantics and implementation when your data is not finite, what kind of processing can you do on such data, and how do you combine it with data from other sources or feed it to your machine learning pipelines, and do this at production scale?

December 18, 2017 by

The Industry Cloud: Why It's Next

The industry cloud has taken off and big businesses have been built by the likes of Veeva, Rootstock and others. ZDNet's Karen Roby and James Sanders look at how the industry has thrived even as giants like Salesforce, Oracle and SAP eye their turf.

August 1, 2019 by

Retailers are using machine learning to predict which items you’ll return

ZDNet's Tiernan Ray explains that Indian e-commerce startup Myntra, part of Indian retailer Flipkart, has come up with a machine learning approach that can predict when you have items in your online shopping cart that you’re likely to return, and it is experimenting with deterrents such as offering you discounts if you’ll agree not to return those items. Read more: https://zd.net/2K0Aesi

July 23, 2019 by

How the latest gaming AI beat world champions of poker

ZDNet's Tiernan Ray tells TechRepublic's Karen Roby that traditional theoretical math approaches break down in multi-person Texas Hold’em poker. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook figured out smart search strategies to get around that problem. Read more: https://zd.net/2Y3DRbb

July 22, 2019 by

IBM DB2 9

IBM DB2 9

IBM's DB2 database adds several powerful new tools in version 9 including native XML support and DB2 Developer Workbench, and offers serious competition to Oracle and Microsoft.

August 31, 2006 by

InFocus LP640

InFocus LP640

Displaying images brightly and sharply, this stylish LCD projector is best suited for boardroom presentations. Read our Australian review.

May 6, 2004 by

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