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Samsung to Invest $1.2B in Internet of Things Startups

By   /  June 22, 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 Christopher Mims reports in The Wall Street Journal, “Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that it will invest $1.2 billion in the U.S. over four years to boost technologies aimed at adding computing power to everyday devices, a movement dubbed the ‘internet of things.’ The South Korean electronics giant said the funds would […]

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Elon Musk Invests in Research on the Risks of Artificial Intelligence

By   /  July 3, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Jack Clark reports for Bloomberg, “Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has turned his worries about the rise of artificial intelligence into an international research program. The Musk-backed Future of Life Institute said Wednesday it awarded about $7 million to teams around the world to look at the risks and […]

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Goldman Sachs Invests $56M in Singapore Big Data Firm, Antuit

By   /  January 23, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  1 Comment

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by Angela Guess Rick Carew of the Wall Street Journal reports, “Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is placing a bet on big data’s growth in Asia. The U.S. investment bank is leading a $56 million investment in Singapore’s Antuit Holdings Pte. Ltd. to help it grow and acquire rivals in Asia’s rapidly growing data analytics market, […]

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SpaceX Receives $1 Billion Investment from Google and Fidelity

By   /  January 22, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Quentin Hardy and Conor Dougherty of the New York Times report, “[Google] along with Fidelity, has invested $1 billion in Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), the private rocketry company founded by Elon Musk. The move could help Google achieve its aim of bringing satellite Internet to remote corners of the world while giving […]

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IBM Watson Group Invests in Pathway Genomics to Personalize Consumer Health

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Cognitive apps are in market today and continue to change the way professionals and consumers make decisions. To help accelerate this transformation, the IBM Watson Group announced an investment in Pathway Genomics Corporation.

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Twitter Invests $10M to Better Understand Online Interactions

By   /  October 3, 2014  /  Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Anu Passary of Tech Times reports, “Microblogging site Twitter is gearing up to partner with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on a new project.”

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IBM Watson Chief Mike Rhodin on What Watson Has Taught IBM

By   /  September 25, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Barb Darrow of GigaOM recently wrote, “IBM’s Watson natural language query/cognitive computing prodigy was a huge PR coup for Big Blue.”

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HyperCat Gets a British Boost for the Internet of Things

By   /  August 26, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Steve Ranger of ZDnet reports, “A group trying to make it easier for Internet of Things devices and services to work together has won £1.6m in funding from the UK government’s Technology Strategy Board.”

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Microsoft Ups Its Stake in Machine Learning

By   /  July 9, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Pedro Hernandez of eWeek reports, “‘Mobile-first, cloud-first’ may be Microsoft’s new mantra, but another term has been has been increasingly creeping into the company’s lexicon of late.”

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Google Ventures Invests $130M in Big Data Cancer Treatment Firm Flatiron Health

By   /  May 9, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Liam Tung of ZDnet reports, “Google Ventures has led a $130m Series B round in Flatiron Health, a big data startup that herds cancer treatment records to offer practitioners a clearer view of patient needs. It’s the second investment Google Ventures has made in Flatiron Health, which also drew existing investors First Round Capital and […]

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