Taking open source databases to the cloud usually involves proprietary extensions. Could the Apache Cassandra community rewrite the script?
Slated to begin operations by year-end, the Asian Institute of Digital Finance will aim to link up research, education, and entrepreneurship and pool expertise across several areas including payments, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence.
It's not just semantics. Companies that fail to understand the differences between data privacy and data security put their brands and bottom lines in jeopardy.
GraphQL, the “little JSON data interface that could,” has now attracted a company to build a data virtualization service around it.
Using music as a brain stimulant for the ageing population.
Under pressure, companies ramp up technology skills training, but more is needed, especially for artificial intelligence. Those wanting to self-educate have many online options. Also, no-code to the rescue?
Not all vaccines for COVID-19 will cover everyone, in fact many may have large gaps. A novel, large-scale machine learning project at MIT designed one that might protect many more people.
AI doesn't have agency, it doesn't look human, and it is actually still pretty restricted. But most of us have forgotten that.
Executives don't see AI deployments scaling to the extent that technologists on the ground see it, survey finds.
Monetising enterprise data by using the blockchain means companies can now share data whilst maintaining control of their network.
Employers are increasingly using AI-based psychological profiling as part of their hiring processes. That's a labour rights issue, and it should worry us.
A standards guide on how to use algorithms across government.
In this followup piece from a two-part feature, we explore how the global pandemic has impacted the way products are showcased and brands engage consumers as well as opened up new doors for some online players.
In this first piece from a two-part feature, we look at how businesses once resistance to digital are finally turning to such tools to address challenges brought about by the global pandemic, but the devil's in the application and there are limits to how much they can gain from going online.
In the early 90s, evidence-based medicine emerged to make medicine more data-driven. Three decades later, we have more data, but not enough context, or transparency.
Not every business problem can be solved by using chatbots. Here are some inappropriate uses for the AI tool.
Most of us do not know that we are using chatbots to talk to service agents, so how will we know that AI will be seamlessly interacting in with our future lives?
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?
FC Barcelona is focusing on data analysis to give it an edge on the soccer field and at the bank.
If you want to track sleep and heart health, these apps will get you going.
Click by click, we'll show you how to get Microsoft's Apache Hadoop-based big bata service up and running.
Microsoft's Azure Data Lake is now generally available, but what does it do, and how does it work? Here's a tour around the service's tooling and capabilities, to help you understand it and get productive with it, quickly.
This new exhibition at London's Science Museum looks to help people explore the "invisible revolution of big data" and inspire the data scientists of the future.
Computers are smarter than you think, but will they soon think smarter than you? Plenty of big names in science say so...and that it's only a matter of when.
Whether you're in the C-suite of a Fortune 500 tech company or starting the next unicorn in your garage, these 20 tech thinkers have valuable insights you need to hear.
These meddling apps and sneaky strategies help the boss poach your privacy and can even keep you working around the clock.
The University of New South Wales has launched a DomeLab in the hope to help researchers visualise data sets in the medical and museology field.
As well as acting as the hub for a grid of scientific institutions around the world, CERN's datacenter has to cope with vast amounts of raw data from its particle physics experiments.
Earlier this month, New Horizons joined the US space agency's many dozens of other far-flung unmanned probes that are already gathering a combined 30 terabytes of data daily from the near and far reaches of our solar system.
There's no better way to put Chef Watson to the test than actually putting on an apron, heading down to the kitchen and taste whatever big data actually has to offer.
Research shows that smartphone usage patterns can reveal four of the five key personality traits.
The company makes the case its computers are vastly cheaper than equivalent processing power from Nvidia.
A new survey from Seagate and IDC reveals what challenges enterprises will need to address before they can better leverage the data they're collecting
Amid escalating calls for a sweeping criminal justice rethink, do well-meaning technologists have a role to play?
The Repeat Events and Dollars Index uses geocoded data to identify infrastructure most likely at risk of damage during natural disaster events.
Airlines could minimize that risk by leaving open the middle seat, but airlines including United and American refuse to do so. Plans for a post-COVID-19 world, moreover, suggest flights may be even more crowded.
Greg Nichols says that data is a powerful tool. So why don't prosecutors have access to it? Read more: https://zd.net/2AVv6W1
Michael Machado, VP of product management at Salesforce talks to Bill Detwiler about Salesforce Anywhere, a new product announced at TrailheaDX 2020 designed to help companies improve workforce collaboration.
Francois Ajenstat, Chief Product Officer at Tableau, talked with Bill Detwiler about how the integration with Salesforce is going post acquisition, the product roadmap for Tableau, and how data visualizations can help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The analytics will help farmers measure the water stress of their crops in real time.
Tiernan Ray says a scientist at University of Cincinnati is developing a simple-stripped down test for COVID-19 that can be done with some plastic tubes, a heating lamp, and a smartphone. Read more: https://zd.net/3fErdU1
It will send out COVID-19 transit alerts to help users avoid crowded public transport and road closures due to travel restrictions.
Honeywell is connecting its Forge platform with SAP Cloud in a move to meld operational and financial data to better manage real estate. Read more: https://zd.net/2AbtdEx
StopCovid will not use the API put forward by Apple and Google.
Tiernan Ray says the Argonne National Laboratory is accelerating its use of neural networks to find cures for COVID-19 -- with the help of a super-fast computer from Silicon Valley startup Cerebras Systems. Read more: https://zd.net/3gwAuyS
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InterSystems launches CACHÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Â° 2007, the latest update to their post-relational database product.
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.
Displaying images brightly and sharply, this stylish LCD projector is best suited for boardroom presentations. Read our Australian review.
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