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Dell Ups Big Data Analytics, Partners with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Dell Software advanced its push into the big data world on Wednesday by integrating formerly separate analytics capabilities and by partnering with Microsoft to use its cloud-based Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML) service. Before Wednesday’s announcement at Dell World, the vendor had two separate analytics products.…

Actian Adds Graph Analysis Engine to Big Data Portfolio

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Actian on Tuesday announced that it’s adding a graph-analysis engine to its big data portfolio, which already includes a SQL-on-Hadoop offering as well as several relational databases and data-integration software. Graph analysis is applied to uncover networked relationships among people, places, things, and entities. It’s at…

Skytree and IBM Partner to Elevate Big Data Analytics with Advanced Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Skytree, The Machine Learning Company, today announced a partnership with IBM, global leader in cutting-edge technology. The technical integration allows Skytree’s scalable, enterprise-grade machine learning platform, Skytree Infinity, to run on top of IBM PureData System for Analytics, powered by IBM Netezza technology.…

New Round of Big Data Startups Focus on Machine Learning, AI

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by Angela Guess Joab Jackson of CMO.com recently wrote, “It turns out that a vital missing ingredient in the long-sought after goal of getting machines to think like humans — artificial intelligence — has been lots and lots of data. Last week, at the O’Reilly Strata + Hadoop World Conference in New York, Salesforce.com’s head…

Expect Watson Powered Apps to Come to the Cloud Soon

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of IBM reports, “Next generation leaders push themselves everyday to answer this key question: How can my organization make a difference? IBM is helping deliver the answer with new apps that are powered by Watson from Ecosystem Partners to improve the quality of life – from better managing health…

3 Key Ways Semantic Web Technologies Can Make Big Data Smarter

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by Angela Guess Alok Prasad and Lee Feigenbaum recently shared three key benefits that semantic web technologies can bring to Big Data in a business setting. First off, semantic technologies “[Provide] end-users increased ability to self-manage data from varied sources Users need to be able to search, access, aggregate, curate, filter, visualize, analyze, collaborate and…

Semantic Interoperability: The Future of HealthCare Data

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by Jennifer Zaino Good healthcare depends so much upon having high-quality information about a patient. The problem is that that data lives across multiple providers and institutions, and that the industry has yet to fully conquer the challenge of exchanging and integrating this information, thanks to the use of multiple vocabularies, formats, and systems by…

fluidOps Unveils New Corporate Identity

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by Jelani Harper fluidOps recently announced that, “fluid Operations® AG (fluidOps), a leader in semantic technologies, today presented its new corporate positioning guided by the principle “Semantifying Business”. The company, which is underpinning this shift with the simultaneous launch of a new corporate identity and Web site, is placing a stronger focus on its core…

SemanticWeb.com and XSB Collaborate on Industrial Semantic Web

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by Jelani Harper A recent article by Jennifer Zaino reveals that: “An invitation was issued to developers at last week’s Semantic Technology and Business Conference: XSB and SemanticWeb.com have joined to sponsor the Semantic Web Developer Challenge, which asks participants to build sourcing and product life cycle management applications leveraging XSB’s PartLink Data Model. XSB…