Semantic Technology News, Articles, & Education

Startup Ersatz Labs Launches Cloud Service for Deep Learning

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat recently wrote, “A startup called Ersatz Labs wants to help lots of companies intelligently answer lots of questions after reviewing lots of data, just as big tech companies like Google and Netflix do. Toward that end, today Ersatz is launching a cloud service for deep learning, as well as a…

Semantic Technology and Business Conference Announces Agenda and Opens Registration

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by Angela Guess A new release reports that “DATAVERSITY™ Education, LLC, and SemanticWeb.com announced the agenda and opening of registration for the tenth annual Semantic Technology & Business Conference (SemTechBiz). To view the three-day agenda or learn more about the conference speakers and registration options visitwww.SemTechBiz.com.  SemTechBiz will take place in San Jose, California, August 19-21,…

Hottest Tech Properties Deal in Mobile, Cloud, and Analytics

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by Angela Guess Joe McKendrick of ZDnet reports, “If you are a company immersed in SMAC solutions — social, mobile, analytics and cloud — you’re an appealing acquisition target, a new analysis shows. According to EY’s latest Global Technology M&A Update, the first quarter in 2014 saw record growth driving what the consultancy calls ‘astonishing M&A activity’ in…

Sponsor Spotlight Column: Bryan Bell of Expert System on Semantics

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Bryan Bell, the Executive Vice President at Expert System.  Expert System are the developers of the patented, award-winning Cogito® semantic technology. Cogito® helps enterprises of all sizes to increase the effectiveness and unlock the value of all their text-based information.   Expert System are a Sponsor at the Enterprise…

Ten Tech Topics to Stay On Top Of

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by Angela Guess Wally Bahny of Tech Republic recently compiled a list of ten hot IT topics that CTOs and CDOs should stay abreast of. First on the list is software-defined networking: “Software-defined networking (SDN) was, by far, the biggest topic discussed at Interop this year. It seemed like a full 25% of the sessions were…

Natural Language Processing and Your Health

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by Angela Guess Jennifer Webster of MD News reports, “In 2011 and 2012, healthcare information technology publications brimmed with excitement over IBM’s Watson, which was promised to use NLP combined with predictive analytics to make care recommendations for patients by comparing them against large data sets. NLP gave Watson access to a far wider and more…

Saffron Technology Raises $7M for Cognitive Computing

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat reports, “IBM is dropping tall stacks of money on ‘cognitive’ software for speed-reading huge loads of information, which means it’s the perfect time for other companies to pop up with cognitive-computing solutions. To wit, here comes Saffron Technology, based in Cary, N.C., but planning to open an office in Silicon Valley…

Big Data , Governance, and Semantics

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by Angela Guess David Norfolk, Practice Leader at Bloor Research, recently wrote in IT-Director.com, “In the emerging world of big data everything is instrumented and the mass of information available to the organisation (both relational transaction data and non-relational logs and event-processing information and more) can be analysed in near-real-time and used to support decision making and good…

Happy 25th Birthday, Web!

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by Angela Guess Jennifer Zaino of our sister website SemanticWeb wrote yesterday, “Today the Web celebrates its 25thbirthday, and we celebrate the Semantic Web’s role in that milestone. And what a milestone it is: As of this month, the Indexed Web contains at least 2.31 billion pages, according to WorldWideWebSize.  The Semantic Web Blog reached out to the World Wide…