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The goal of a new machine

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is exhibiting a key element of The Machine, its testbed for making computing memory-centric, at the Cebit trade show.

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AI, machine learning blossom in agriculture and pest control

In a departure from using AI and machine learning tools for tasks such as automating customer service, some companies are applying the technologies to grow better corn crops and exterminate bugs and vermin.

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The biggest data play yet could be coming from a company you've never heard of

A gap exists between those that create data and those that can benefit from that data. A company you may never have heard of, Knoema, is angling to centralize the many disconnected sources of data between the public and private sector....

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Cisco closes AppDynamics deal, increases software weight

Cisco today closed its approximately $3.7 billion deal for application analytics specialist AppDynamics giving the networking giant a nice revenue stream and bolstering its software strategy.

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How artificial intelligence is impacting the highest levels of finance

While the jury is still out on how artificial intelligence will shape the future, it is actively shaping our present. One of the industries that's embracing A.I. is finance. If properly implemented in that industry, A.I. could help...

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Adobe takes aim at customer experience, partners with Microsoft

With its new Experience Cloud offering, Adobe seeks to help enterprises optimize customer experiences. And working with Microsoft and other partners, it will create a standard semantic data model to make it easier to customize apps,...

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For enterprise analytics, good governance isn't centralized governance

The ease with which customer-facing business units obtain self-service analytics platforms is leading to a proliferation of analytics in the enterprise. But that proliferation of self-service analytics presents corporate IT with...

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DataStax sets sights on customer experience

With companies increasingly making customer experience projects top priorities, DataStax is marshaling its resources in a move to help its customers build the data infrastructures to support them.

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Why your small business needs a mobile app

Many small businesses are unsure whether they need a mobile app, many believing that their mobile website is enough. Are you staying relevant?

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How to use data analytics to improve project outcomes

Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics is expected to grow to more than $187 billion by 2019 and the project management industry is projected to hit $5.81 trillion by 2020. Here is how some organizations are leveraging...

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If I can see it, I can fix it

Leading2Lean has a platform that lets everyone—from workers on the plant floor to executives—spot problems as they occur. That reduces breakdown rates and ups productivity.

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Why great chief data officers are hard to find

CEOs and boards are seeking chief data officers who are capable of using data analytics to transform their businesses, says Heidrick & Struggles, which has identified eight CDO archetypes to help companies find these purple squirrels....

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Google makes AI talent play with Kaggle buy

In acquiring the crowdsourcing platform for predictive modeling and machine learning competitions, Google gains access to 600,000 data scientists in a notoriously talent-strapped market. The company says the deal will help it...

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Intel pursuing new chips as it plots a wearables future

Intel also is developing new chips for wearables like Curie, which will be smaller and faster, and enable sleeker wearables.

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SAP adds new features to Vora and readies a cloud version

SAP has added some new capabilities to SAP Vora, its in-memory distributed computing system based on Apache Spark and Hadoop.

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MapR unveils platform for IoT analytics at the edge

MapR Edge is a new small footprint edition of the MapR Converged Data Platform geared for capturing, processing and analyzing data from internet of things devices at the edge.

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Can Facebook prevent suicides using AI?

Facebook claims that its AI technology can spot potential suicides using complex algorithms, tackling a problem that is widespread on social media.

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How unlikely collaborations are changing the future of healthcare

In the healthcare sector’s pursuit of improved medical outcomes at lower costs, the only stakeholder yet to get fully involved is the patient. That’s changing now, and unlikely collaborations are emerging to serve the involved...

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