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Kimera Systems Wants to Create a Virtual Assistant for Your Gadgets

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by Angela Guess Klint Finley of Wired reports, “With his new company, Kimera Systems, [Mounir Shita] wants to help create all sorts of internet-connected devices without help from the Googles and the Amazons, spreading the wealth to electronics makers and broadband providers instead. For consumers, who’s actually taking a cut of all these purchases might…

4 Big Data Problems Facing the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Alistair Croll of Radar recently opined, “The Internet of Things (IoT) has a data problem. Well, four data problems. Walking the halls of CES in Las Vegas last week, it’s abundantly clear that the IoT is hot. Everyone is claiming to be the world’s smartest something. But that sprawl of devices, lacking…

2015 Trends in Business Intelligence: Self Service

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by Jelani Harper The transformation of Business Intelligence (BI) from an IT-centric, centralized process to a self-service, decentralized process is clear: According to Gartner, “By 2017, most business users and analysts in organizations will have access to self-service tools to prepare data for analysis” (Parenteau et al, 2014). Forrester’s top prediction for BI is, “Managed…

Big Data and the Internet of Things Are Everywhere

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by Angela Guess Robert Vamosi of Forbes recently wrote, “There’s enormous interest within the IoT community about how precisely your foot lands each time you take a step. Footfall, more accurately your gait, says a lot about your current state of health, whether it is the onset of multiple sclerosis or some other neurological disease.…

2014 Year In Review: Thanks For The Good Times, Part 2

Today we continue our look back at the best of times for The Semantic Web and related fields in 2014 (see here for our first story in this series): Ian Hersey, Saffron Chief Product Officer: Cognitive Computing in 2014 has certainly captured a lot of buzz, thanks in part to IBM’s strong push on Watson,…

Stanford Researchers Working on a High-Rise Chip for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Sharon Gaudin of Computer World reports, “Stanford University researchers have built a multi-layered “high-rise” chip that could significantly outperform traditional computer chips, taking on the hefty workloads that will be needed for the Internet of Things and big data. Using nanotechnology, the new chips are built with layers of processing on top…