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The Internet of Things Meets the Industrial Internet

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Jacob Morgan recently wrote, “You may be familiar with the Internet of Things, a network of connected devices (and people) that is expected to number around 26 billion by the year 2020… The industrial internet builds on this concept by focusing on connecting large, complex machines such as jet engines,…

How Greyhound is Utilizing the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Datafloq founder Mark van Rijmenam recently wrote, “Greyhound Lines, Inc, is a large inter city bus common carrier that serves over 3.800 destinations across the United States, Canada and Mexico. It is the largest intercity bus transportation company in the United States and it is rapidly driving towards the Internet of Things.…

ParStream Advances IoT Analytics with New Release

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “ParStream, the IoT analytics company, today announced general availability of a new release of the ParStream Analytics Platform. Purpose-built to handle the volumes and velocity of IoT data, the new version includes the capability to perform edge analytics with ParStream’s Geo-Distributed Analytics (GDA) feature.…

The Growing Role of Machine Learning in Cyber Security

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by Angela Guess Rachel King recently wrote for the Wall Street Journal blog, “Artificial intelligence and machine learning are playing a larger role in cybersecurity, which can in theory help companies identify risks and anticipate problems before they occur. The idea is to create software that can adapt and evolve to combat ever-changing attack strategies,…

The Mathematics of Data: Graph Analytics as a Service

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by Jelani Harper Graph databases are optimal for running advanced analytics because they indicate the relationship between data elements and allow for readily discernible inferences between them—yielding answers to questions that users never thought to ask. Leveraging the prowess of graph analytics (especially on Big Data sets), however, has traditionally been hampered by: A general…

How to Keep Machine Learning From Becoming a Big Data Bottleneck

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by Angela Guess Jack Vaughn of SearchDataManagement recently wrote, “The recent rush of machine learning technology and products is formidable, but machine learning techniques are far from new. What’s new is the number of parallelized data processing platforms becoming available for machine learning applications of big data. At the recent Strata + Hadoop World conference…

Keeping Our Open Source Smart Homes Under Our Own Control

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by Angela Guess Klint Finley recently wrote for Wired, “Smart homes could make our lives easier. But they could also end up being a real pain. Devices from competing companies might not want to talk to each other. Your gadgets might collect personal data and sell it to advertisers without you knowing about it it.…

Real Ways Businesses Can Utilize the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Jessica Groopman recently wrote for iMediaConnection, “There’s a reason consumer-facing companies have been struggling to know what to do with the Internet of Things. It’s certainly not for lack of hearing about it — we hear about dozens of new bright, shiny [connected] objects every day, it seems. Instead, the challenge is…