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$5 Million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Competition Open for Registration

By   /  June 27, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A recent announcement out of the company reports, “XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, today announced that registration is now open and guidelines are available for the $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, a four-year global competition challenging teams to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful artificial […]

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LMI Named a Winner in Destination Innovation Competition

By   /  April 4, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Steven Overly of the Washington Post reports, “Four Washington area companies were crowned winners at the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Destination Innovation event Wednesday.”

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IBM Announces “Master the Mainframe” World Competition

By   /  March 5, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “IBM today announced the expansion of its Master the Mainframe Contest to include a first-ever IBM Master the Mainframe World Championship competition.  As part of IBM’s ongoing commitment to develop the skills of a new generation of mainframe experts, the competition will highlight the modern capabilities of the mainframe, designed to […]

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RethinkDB Rasies $8M for NoSQL Solution

By   /  December 17, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, NoSQL News, NoSQL News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat reports, “MongoDB has captured the minds of developers and investors in recent years as a flexible, easy-to-use open-source nonrelational database. But now the company behind a different open-source nonrelational database, RethinkDB, is looking to prove the tool’s advantages over MongoDB, and $8 million in new funding should help do the trick. […]

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Bringing Startups Center Stage at SemTechBiz 2013

By   /  May 21, 2013  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The upcoming Semantic Technology and Business Conference in San Francisco (June 2-5) will feature a number of sessions, panels, and keynotes focused on semantic web start-ups.

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"Top Semantic Start-Up" Competition – Open for Submissions!

By   /  March 7, 2013  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The preliminary program for the upcoming Semantic Technology & Business Conference (June, 2-5, 2013 in San Francisco) was announced yesterday. Today, we are pleased to add that the second annual “Top Semantic Start-Up Competition” is open for submissions! The contest will take place at the conference venue, the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco, on […]

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Google, Search, and Competition

By   /  January 9, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Gregory Ferenstein recently shared his opinion on Google, semantic search, and the future of competition on the internet.

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Siri's Latest Competition: Sivi

By   /  November 19, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Ken Yeung of The Next Web reports, “People are getting busier by the day and often turn to technology to help them find smarter ways to be more productive.”

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Cray spin-off YarcData betting $100,000 on the power of graph data

By   /  June 29, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Early in 2011, I wrote a piece here on SemanticWeb.com which explored the relationship between Semantic Technologies and super-computing’s venerable rock star, Cray. Then, earlier this year, Cray spun out a new division to focus upon exploring massive graph databases; something which should resonate with the semantic technology community. The new division — YarcData — differentiates itself […]

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And the winner is …. State IT Awards

By   /  May 23, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Glenn J. Thomas It’s been a couple months now since the entertainment industry finished up their awards season and as usual there were a slew of movies nominated that I have never seen or even heard of (sadly the ratio of “unknowns” to “knowns” increases proportionally with my age). This doesn’t bother me too […]

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