Denodo, a data virtualization provider; and Tableau, a business analytics software company, announced their partnership Tuesday, creating a new self-service business intelligence experience for end users.
ZapFraud announced Tuesday that it will be contributing data on scams and scammers to the APWG's URL Block List phishing report clearinghouse, which receives reports from hundreds of sources worldwide in a concerted effort to thwart cybercrime.
Predixion and PLAT.ONE have teamed up to provide real-time, predictive analytics on the edge for PLAT.ONE's vertical smart cities, industrial monitoring, smart buildings and vending Internet of Things applications.
Wednesday, IBM launched a new Internet of Things community for developers called IBM developerWorks Recipes. It's designed to help novice and experienced developers learn how to connect devices to the cloud and how to use the data coming from those devices.
Social media intelligence company Infegy launched a big-data-based, automated news generator Wednesday called News Ninja. It's a free site that analyzes what people are saying and sharing online and generates stories about those trending topics in real-time.
For many companies, big data amounts to a black hole wherein a lot of data is sucked in never to be seen again. Fortunately some of those companies are already on their way to sorting that problem out – cleaning and labeling data and setting the data center to rights so that the data can be found and analyzed. But today, we're going to ignore the black hole and focus on the opposite challenge: the pigeonhole problem found in outputs.
Reltio launched v 2015.2 of its Reltio Cloud master data management (MDM) platform, which fuels a spread of data-driven apps. The company says that the new version adds granular segmentation, advanced semantic search, enhanced personalization, configurable data-as-a-service, sophisticated match, and comprehensive audit capabilities.
Graph-based search has pretty much been the province of giants like Facebook and Google who use it to manage huge volumes of content and make data available in real-time to users. But like semantic search, graph-based search is beginning to take hold in more companies and industries. Take a look at where this came from and where its going.
Both Power BI service and Power BI Desktop were made generally available on Friday. Here are the new features and a link to the free trial version.
The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet is holding a hearing on the Internet of Things this Wednesday. Given the breadth of its jurisdiction, it is unclear what precisely the subcommittee is looking for in its examination of the IoT but it's likely that privacy and security issues are on the list.
Researchers at Duke University have developed an ultrafast, fluorescent light-emitting device that can flip on and off 90 billion times a second, which exceeds the same function and speed of electrons used by traditional transmitters. In short, this could lay the groundwork for optical computing which would use photons instead of electrons to process and transmit data at a much faster rate.
Other companies joining this project include Dstillery, Facebook, MediaMath, Quantcast, Rubicon Project, The Trade Desk, TubeMogul and Yahoo.
Medidata, a provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research, and Validic, a digital health platform, announced the integration of Validic's digital health platform with the Medidata Clinical Cloud Tuesday to expand the scope of their mobile health tools for clinical research.
National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network expands, plans to add seven health data networks
This collaborative initiative links researchers, patient communities, clinicians and health systems to leverage large volumes of health data maintained by the partner networks. The funds include support to add seven more health data networks to the existing 34 individual health data networks that currently make up PCORnet. PCORI is an independent, nonprofit organization authorized by Congress in 2010.
Expert System announced its expansion of content analysis platform Cogito Tuesday, with the addition of a new semantic API called Cogito API Finance. A key feature is out-of-the box taxonomy specifically designed to categorize financial content for easier and more uniform analysis.
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation, designed to accelerate the development of cloud native applications and services and drive container-based computing, launched Tuesday. The foundation is housed in the Linux Foundation, and its founding members list includes some of the industry's biggest names and brightest minds.