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Facebook M Digital Assistant Blends AI, Human Knowledge
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Digital assistants are all the rage and Facebook's M is the latest in a market that includes Siri, Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon's Echo. However, Facebook is teaming up AI and humans.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/27/2015
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Intel Invests $20M In Big Data Specialist BlueData
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Intel is leading a $20 million investment in BlueData as a way to speed deployments of big data systems among more users.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/26/2015
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Robots, Humans Will Work Side By Side, Forrester Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Automation will create jobs and destroy them, transforming work along the way. Unfortunately for humans, research firm Forrester anticipates more jobs being lost than being created in the next decade.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/26/2015
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Hortonworks Hears An Opportunity With Onyara
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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Hortonworks is looking to create a bigger presence for itself in the Hadoop marketplace with the acquisition of startup Onyara, which specializes in NiFi development for Apache.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/25/2015
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Salesforce Polishes Its CRM Interface With Lightning
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Salesforce is delivering a cleaner, more elegant look for its desktop CRM applications by using its mobile platform's Lightning components.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/25/2015
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Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/24/2015
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Real-Time Analytics: 10 Ways To Get It Right
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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While real-time analytics is getting more affordable, it's still not right for everything. Here are 10 ways to get the most from real time, near real time, and batch use cases.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/20/2015
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MapR Distribution Available Through AWS Marketplace
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
MapR is looking to use AWS to help get its Distribution 5.0 service into the hands of more customers through the cloud.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/20/2015
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Google’s OnHub Router Promises Easier WiFi
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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With OnHub, Google hopes to simplify home networking, to encourage interest in IoT devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/19/2015
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Autonomous Cars In, Big Data Out In Gartner Hype Cycle
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Gartner's annual Hype Cycle is out, and IoT and autonomous cars are in this year. Big data, however, is losing some of its luster.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/19/2015
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Netflix Completes Its Cloud Journey
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
By the end of the summer, Netflix will close its last data center and move its entire streaming service to the cloud with help from AWS. It's a lesson for companies large and small.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/18/2015
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Data And Analytics Strategies: What Investors Think
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Whether raising a round of funding or creating shareholder wealth, companies increasingly need a well-articulated and demonstrable data and analytics strategy. Here are some things that can sway an investor's opinion, for good or bad.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/14/2015
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Google Adds Big Data Services To Cloud Platform
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google brings its own Cloud Dataflow and Cloud Pub/Sub big data services to Compute Engine and App Engine.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/13/2015
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IBM Watson: Your Fantasy Football Secret Weapon
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
IBM Watson is opening its big data analytics ecosystem to new ideas and businesses, including a new way to help you win your fantasy football league.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/13/2015
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BDAS Analytics Suite Blends Big Data With HR
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
A new analytics suite from Broadbean called BDAS looks to use big data to help HR and recruiters hire the best talent for companies.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/12/2015
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10 NASA Images That Will Inspire You
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The next time you hear the term "visionary" applied to business leadership, think about what NASA has been doing for years. Images from NASA's satellites and spacecraft show technology at its most inspiring.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/11/2015
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IBM, Merge Healthcare Plans: Giving Watson The Gift Of Sight
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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IBM is planning to acquire Merge Healthcare, a company that specializes in medical imaging software. The goal is to bring enhanced imaging capabilities to the Watson Health portfolio, essentially giving the supercomputer the ability to see.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/7/2015
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GE Predix Cloud Won't Look Much Like Amazon
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
With its focus on industrial-scale machine data, GE's Predix Cloud won't look much like the data centers of major cloud suppliers such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Google.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/7/2015
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IBM, DOE Working Toward Data-Centric Supercomputing
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM and the US Energy Department are working toward creating the next-generation of high-performance computing systems, which they call "data-centric supercomputing." This has business and national security implementations.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/7/2015
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Hortonworks Reports Growing Customer Base, Posts Loss
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Hortonworks, the Hadoop system pioneer, continues to invest in the management of unstructured big data. However, the company reported a second-quarter financial loss.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/6/2015
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