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Can Berg Cure Cancer with Artificial Intelligence?

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by Angela Guess Writing for Fortune, Cyrus Sanati recently asked, “Could we be just two or three years away from curing cancer? Niven Narain, the president of Berg, a small Boston-based biotech firm, says that may very well be the case. With funding from billionaire real-estate tycoon Carl Berg as well as from Mitch Gray,…

Machine Learning Is the Next Frontier of Big Data Innovation

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by Angela Guess Andrew Brust recently wrote for ZDnet, “Machine learning is the next frontier in Big Data innovation. And the cloud is the next frontier within that frontier. Almost five years ago, Google launched its Prediction API cloud-based machine learning service. This past July, Microsoft launched its Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML) service as…

MIT Develops Probabilistic Programming Language, Picture, to ID Images & Video

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by Angela Guess Techworld recently reported, “MIT researchers are developing a new programming language, called Picture, that could significantly cut the amount of coding needed to help computers recognise objects in images and video.A prototype, to be unveiled in June at the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition conference will reveal how probabilistic programming could reduce…

Lexalytics’ Latest International Language Support Adds Arabic, Russian, and Dutch

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Lexalytics, the leader in cloud and on-prem text and sentiment analytics solutions, announced today that it has expanded its breadth of language capabilities to include Arabic, Russian, and Dutch. With this addition, Lexalytics now supports 16 international languages. ‘Our focus on expanding global…

The Time to Consider Graph Databases Has Come

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by Angela Guess Tony Agresta recently wrote in Tech Page One, “Graph databases are rapidly gaining traction in the market as an effective method for deciphering meaning but many people outside the space are unsure of what exactly this entails. Generally speaking, graph databases store data in a graph structure where entities are connected through…

The Internet of Things Developer War

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote for ReadWrite, “Developers are the new kingmakers, and nowhere will this resonate more than in the growing Internet of Things market. In fact, the easiest way to pick winners in this emerging field is to look for Internet of Things companies with the biggest developer populations. The hitch,…

Smart Data Governance

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by Jelani Harper The growth and usage of data have effectively ushered in a new era in Data Management, especially in Data Governance. The new era is especially demonstrated by such trends and technologies as Big Data, mobile computing, the Cloud, social media, and machine generated sensor data. According to TopQuadrant co-founder, CMO and VP…

Fujitsu, Microsoft Collaborate on Internet of Things for Agriculture Sector

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by Angela Guess Business Cloud News yesterday reported, “Fujitsu and Microsoft announced an Internet of Things partnership focused on blending the former’s devices and IoT services for agriculture and manufacturing, powered by Windows software and Azure cloud services. The move will see the two companies offer a solution that blends Fujitsu’s Eco-Management Dashboard, an IoT…

Delivering Better Customer Experience with Big Data & Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Kurt Marko recently wrote, “Collecting, correlating and analyzing data from customer interactions across channels is the key to transforming the customer experience from nightmare to nirvana. The nexus of big data and machine learning in all its forms, including predictive analytics and even neural network deep learning, are the underpinnings…

SmartData Webinar: Commercial Cognitive Computing — How to choose and build your first cognitive computing application

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on April 9, 2015. SmartData Webinar: Commercial Cognitive Computing — How to choose and build your first cognitive computing application from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar In the next five years, consumers and businesses will begin to demand…