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The bot market for startups: challenges and opportunities

Bots are one of the hottest trends in the current technology ecosystem. However, beyond the explosion of startups entering the bot space, the market has proven to be challenging for new companies. What are the challenges and...

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Teradata Accelerators help put IoT on the fast track

A new set of technology-agnostic software-and-service solutions from Teradata aim to help companies rapidly transform business models and optimize processes using IoT sensor data streams.

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Google is using AI to compress images better than JPEG

Small is beautiful, as the old saying goes, and nowhere is that more true than in media files. Compressed images are considerably easier to transmit and store than uncompressed ones are, and now Google is using neural networks to beat...

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Tableau turns to AWS for a cloud-savvy CEO

Data visualization specialist Tableau Software is bringing in seasoned talent to help it compete in an increasingly cloud-based world. The company has hired longtime Amazon Web Services executive Adam Selipsky as its CEO, replacing...

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Analytics with a strategic edge

A look at the role of voice of customer in enterprise analytics

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High technology: How IT is fueling the budding cannabis industry

The goal is to track every plant, product and person associated with the production and sale of marijuana and maintain legal compliance.

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A new algorithm can hide messages in your favorite dance music

It's long been known that secret messages can be included in music through techniques such as backmasking, but now a Polish researcher has developed an entirely new approach.

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Businesses brace for cost-cutting measures as the use of wireless data expands

Wireless data spending is growing for U.S. businesses as workers increase their use of smart devices on the go for everything from communication, collaboration and other business uses to shopping and watching videos. This article...

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How Adobe uses machine learning to drive marketing success

Adobe's new data science tool, Segment Comparison for Analysis Workspace, leverages machine learning to help marketers uncover the key characteristics of the audience segments driving KPIs.

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How Lyft gets a lift from Amazon’s cloud

Ride-hailing app Lyft launched in 2012 from Amazon Web Service’s cloud. Today, the company processes about 14 million rides per month, all still from AWS. At the recent AWS Summit in New York Lyft CTO Chris Lambert described how using...

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TmaxSoft is using clear licensing to woo Oracle database users

It's no secret that Oracle's aggressive licensing tactics can be a source of considerable pain for its customers, and that's just where TmaxSoft is betting it has an edge.

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12% off Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphics Calculator - Deal Alert

Building on the hugely popular TI-83 Plus, the best-selling calculator of all time, the TI-84 Plus adds more speed, more memory, an enhanced high-contrast display, and more Apps.

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Oracle targets B2B marketers with a new trove of audience data

It's difficult enough for marketers to stay on top of the latest data about consumers, but reaching the right people in the B2B world presents a whole host of new challenges.

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An inside look at Cogito's newest emotional intelligence software

CIO's own Sarah White goes on location to examine the role of emotional intelligence software in the workplace and it's potential impact to customer service.

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HPE aims for a big-data boost with $275 million SGI buy

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is buying SGI in a $275 million deal it hopes will give it a major boost in big-data analytics and high-performance computing.

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Amazon Kinesis Analytics lets devs analyze real-time data with SQL

Amazon launched a new tool on Thursday aimed at helping developers build applications that offer insights from a firehose of data in real time.

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This new R extension gives data scientists quick access to IBM's Watson

Data scientists have a lot of tools at their disposal, but not all of them are equally accessible. Aiming to put IBM's Watson AI within closer reach, analytics firm Columbus Collaboratory on Thursday released a new open-source R...

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Open source R extension simplifies data science with IBM Watson

Open source R extension is designed to help data scientists access a bevy of Watson services without leaving their native development environment.

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