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Google acquires Kaggle, the web’s largest data science community

Google has today announced at its Cloud Next conference in San Francisco that it has acquired Kaggle, a notably large online community for data science. The service allows data scientists to hold and participate in competitions, explore datasets, and more…<p>“During my keynote talk at Next ‘17, I …

IDG Contributor Network: Your as-a-service playbook for large enterprise has arrived

At the busy and chaotic intersection of cloud computing and the as-a-service economy, spinning up sophisticated technology or enough computing power …

10 Best Practices for Writing Node.js REST APIs

<b>In this article we cover best practices for writing Node.js REST APIs</b>, including topics like naming your routes, authentication, black-box testing & …

NewsFactor

Thanks for stopping by.<p>For the past 20 years, NewsFactor Network and CIO Today have been providing daily news coverage for the technology …

Microsoft launches Kubernetes support in Azure Container Service out of preview

Microsoft is announcing today the general availability of support for the Kubernetes open-source container orchestration software in its Azure Container Service for hosting application code wrapped up in containers. The company announced a preview of Kubernetes support in public cloud service in …

DevOps

Google launches GPU support for its Cloud Platform

Three months ago, Google announced it would in early 2017 launch support for high-end graphics processing units (GPUs) for machine learning and other specialized workloads. It’s now early 2017 and, true to its word, Google today officially made GPUs on the Google Cloud Platform available to …

Machine Learning

Pros and Cons of Hadoop Cloud Clusters

If my experience with Hadoop in the cloud has taught me anything, it’s that it is very hard to get straight answers about Hadoop in the cloud. The …

Why The IoT Needs Blockchain | Articles | Big Data

The Internet of Things (IoT) is often mentioned alongside the likes of AI as a technology that’s set to change the world in the near future. Gartner …

Yahoo makes TensorFlow and Spark better together

Want Google TensorFlow’s deep learning chocolate in your Spark peanut butter? Good news: Yahoo has unveiled TensorFlowOnSpark to satisfy that …

TensorFlowOnSpark

What's TensorFlowOnSpark?<p>TensorFlowOnSpark brings scalable deep learning to Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark clusters. By combining salient features …

The dirty secret of machine learning

"Too many businesses now are pitching AI almost as though it's batteries included. I think that's dangerous because it's going to potentially lead to …

If you need an in-mem analytics cruncher – and, hey, who doesn't? – Microsoft Graph Engine is now open source

Data wrangler with MIT licenseMicrosoft Graph Engine, the in-memory-store-slash-computation engine, has been released under the open source MIT …

Microsoft makes digging into data easier with open-sourced Graph Engine

Sometimes, it’s not the information that matters, it’s the relationships between information that is important in identifying trends, isolating …

7 Steps from Raw Data to Insight

This infographic was produced by CBS Interactive's Studio 61 custom content group, and is not part of ZDNet's Editorial Content.<p>Big Data analytics …

Big Data

Spark is the Future of Analytics

At the 2016 Spark Summit, Gartner Research Director Nick Heudecker asked: <i>Is Spark the Future of Data Analysis?</i> It’s an interesting question, and it …

Thinking About a Career in Big Data? Here’s What You’ll Need to Know

Big Data is the LBD of the computing world inThe post Thinking About a Career in Big Data? Here’s What You’ll Need to Know appeared first on iamwire.

Amazon enters the meeting, video call, and messenger space with Chime

Conference calls and video meetings have almost been synonymous with Skype for the longest time, but Amazon is looking at changing that. Chime, a new …

Stop saying the cloud is just someone else's computer - because it's not

Cloud and 'as a service' models have changed the way computing works. Get over it.<p>'The cloud is just someone else's computer', runs the joke. But if …

Software

Google Launches Cloud Spanner -- A NewSQL Database For Enterprises

Expanding its portfolio of Database as a Service (DBaaS) offerings, Google has announced that it is adding a new database service called Cloud Spanner to its public cloud platform. This service complements existing RDBMS and NoSQL services available on Google Cloud Platform.<p>Google Cloud Spanner is …

Databases

An AI can use Google Street View to help you decide where to move

Machine learning is at its best when there’s way too much information for any human to comb through manually, like making high-volume stock trades or surfacing the best posts from hundreds of friends on Facebook.<p>Now one Estonia-based startup, Teleport, is using this idea, coupled with images from …

Machine Learning

What’s Still Missing From The AI Revolution

AI is full of promise–and potential dangers. Five key challenges lie ahead, according to IBM Watson’s former general manager.<p>Artificial intelligence is a young field full of nearly unlimited potential that remains largely misunderstood by most people. We’ve come a long way since Watson won Jeopardy …

Artificial Intelligence

Edge Computing -- Redefining The Enterprise Infrastructure

With the industry experiencing massive adoption of the public cloud, it is clear that the enterprises have crossed the cloud chasm. Some of the most skeptic CXOs from the financial and public sector domains are now convinced about the value of cloud. With cloud computing becoming mainstream, what’s …

Big Data

Deloitte predicts machine intelligence, not mere AI, as a big trend for 2017

Conventional wisdom holds that artificial intelligence is the next great horizontal technology that will unleash future waves of innovation. Yet AI is not a single type of technology. It takes many forms and encompasses many, many uses. And to focus on AI is to miss the forest for the trees.<p>The …

Data Science for Everyone

Gut feeling used to be the biggest asset of successfulThe post Data Science for Everyone appeared first on iamwire.

5 Open Source Software Defined Networking Projects to Know

Throughout 2016, Software Defined Networking (SDN) continued to rapidly evolve and gain maturity. We are now beyond the conceptual phase of open …

Could Intel's New Cloud Computing Efforts Cast a Shadow Over NVIDIA?

Image source: Getty Images.<p><b>Wells Fargo</b> analyst David Wong recently wrote in an investor note that <b>NVIDIA</b> could face some increased cloud computing competition from <b>Intel</b> .<p>Intel is no lightweight in the server business, of course, but the company's server co-processors (processors that offload …

Google Study Finds Enterprises Who Trust The Cloud Beyond Cutting Costs See Revenue Growth

• 38% of enterprise IT organizations have adopted cloud computing, projected to increase to 45% by 2019.<br>• Enterprises with very high trust in cloud technology overall cite a 9.1% profit rise versus 1% by the low-trust group.<br>• 62% of respondents who note high cloud trust consider it a competitive …

Administrative Law