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9 Innovative Fields Where You Should Focus for Business Growth in 2018

Writing in this space a year ago, our team at Edelman Digital predicted—and indeed have witnessed—the rise of influencer marketing as a mainstream …

Artificial Intelligence

Interaction Design & UI/UX: inTheaters. Mobile App

We are taking a look at this mobile app concept called: inTheaters, designed by Arthur Galustyan. This is a combination of interaction design and …

Cryptocurrency

A South Korean bitcoin exchange has filed for bankruptcy after being hacked again

A South Korean bitcoin exchange called Youbit said (link in Korean) hackers had stolen 17% of its asset reserves and it now plans to file for bankruptcy.<p>For Yapian, the company that operates the Seoul-based exchange, it was the second breach (paywall) in less than eight months. The company said …

MIT's automated machine learning works 100x faster than human data scientists

Auto Tune Models (ATM) is an automated system that beats human-designed machine learning solutions for 30% of datasets tested.<p>Building a slide deck, …

Machine Learning

Create an error-free Android app, with Firebase crash reporting

Every Android app you release into the wild is going to encounter a range of hardware and software, including different versions of the Android operating system. No matter how much time and effort you invest in testing your app, you’re never going to be able to test your app in <i>every</i> situation it …

Google Play

Jeff Bezos just perfectly summed up what you need to know about artificial intelligence

It's hard to put into words what AI is — many of the terms people use are very technical — but Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just summed up everything most people need to know about artificial intelligence in his latest shareholder letter.<p>Bezos wrote:<p>"Over the past decades computers have broadly automated …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Things To Know About Android Things - Google's Latest IoT Device OS

Google has launched Android Things, an Android-based device OS for the Internet of Things. Combined with Weave, this software will play a crucial role in Google’s IoT strategy.<p>Android Things heats up the device market with a new OS. Microsoft is pushing Windows 10 IoT to hobbyists and OEMs. Though …

Internet of Things

10 Super exciting Data Science / Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence based startups in India

Introduction<p>Data technologies have been around for some time now. But, increase in data generation and availability of servers on the cloud has …

What Is The Difference Between Deep Learning, Machine Learning and AI?

Over the past few years, the term “deep learning” has firmly worked its way into business language when the conversation is about Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data and analytics. And with good reason – it is an approach to AI which is showing great promise when it comes to developing the …

Machine Learning

Top 10 Open Source Data Extraction Tools of Big Data

When we last talked about Big Data, we talked about different Big Data Analytics Techniques. Prior to that we have talked about different aspects of …

Databases

Data Wrangling at Slack

By Ronnie Chen and Diana PojarResearch Data Management via janneke staaks licensed under Creative CommonsFor a company like Slack that strives to be …

Databases

Building A Modern, Scalable Backend: Modernizing Monolithic Applications

One year ago my consultancy was hired to construct a modern backend for a travel site that serves millions of unique visitors each month after the …

How One University Used Big Data To Boost Graduation Rates

Whenever you surf the Web, sophisticated algorithms are tracking where you go, comparing you with millions of other people. They're trying to predict what you'll do next: Apply for a credit card? Book a family vacation?<p>At least 40 percent of universities report that they're trying some version of …

College & University

Is it time to switch from iOS to Android?

With yet another iPhone in the pipeline, could it be time to make the change to Google’s operating system? These questions and answers may help you decide<p>Apple is about to unveil its latest smartphone, likely to be called the iPhone 7. Plenty of owners of older iPhones will be eager to upgrade, but …

Apps

Baidu open-sources Python-driven machine learning framework

Many of the latest machine learning and data science tools purport to be easy to work with compared to previous generations of such frameworks and …

Machine Learning

The Logitech Pop is the smart home button you've always wanted

No more smart home explainers to house guests<p>Smart homes can be very complex — there can be a ton of different toggles and apps and commands you can yell at Alexa to make everything work, which is fine if you live by yourself. But if you have kids or guests or babysitters who need to turn on the …

Smart Homes
San Francisco

Big Data Firm Talend Prices IPO Above Expectations

Talend, a 10-year-old company that specializes in data management and analytics software, braved the uncertain IPO market Thursday and set its price …

Big Data

Deep Learning and Neural Network Glossary

The intent of this glossary is to provide clear definitions of the technical terms specific to deep artificial neural networks. It is a work in …

Deep Learning

Google makes working on mobile easier with new Android Add-ons for Docs & Sheets

Google announced today Android add-ons for Docs and Sheets, an easier way to use third-party services when working with Google’s office programs on your mobile device. These Android add-ons available within downloadable applications available on the Google Play store, as well as within both Google …

Android News

The evolution of advanced analytics in Spark

Over the past few years, Spark has quickly grown from a research project to probably the most active open source project in parallel computing today. …

People analytics reveals three things HR may be getting wrong

More sophisticated analyses of big data are helping companies identify, recruit, and reward the best personnel. The results can run counter to common …

Human Resources

Workday Buys Big Data Specialist Platfora to Strengthen Cloud Financial Apps

Cloud HR software pioneer Workday (wday), which has been aggressively pitching its financial management applications, is buying big data analysis …

Big Data

How startups can compete with enterprises in artificial intelligence and machine learning

John Melas-Kyriazi Contributor<p>John Melas-Kyriazi is a senior associate at Spark Capital interested in the AI and machine learning space.<p>When I woke up this morning, I asked my assistant a simple question: “Siri, is it going to rain today?”<p>Siri understood my intent, pulled the local weather data via …

Artificial Intelligence

Exploiting machine learning in cybersecurity

Thanks to technologies that generate, store and analyze huge sets of data, companies are able to perform tasks that previously were impossible. But the added benefit does come with its own setbacks, specifically from a security standpoint.<p>With reams of data being generated and transferred over …

Machine Learning

Fitbit's Android app will now help you get a better night's sleep

We all know getting enough sleep is important, but it’s not always that easy. That’s why Fitbit has teamed up with a panel of sleep experts to develop a useful new feature that will help you get a better night’s sleep.<p>The update, which is now available for Android, iOS and Windows devices, will …

Fitbit

Twitter just bought a machine-learning startup called Magic Pony

It’s Twitter’s third machine learning/AI acquisition in three years.<p>Twitter has acquired Magic Pony Technology, a London-based machine-learning startup that specializes in visual processing. That means, according to Twitter’s blog post announcing the deal, that Magic Pony makes “algorithms that can …

Machine Learning

Building Your Big Data Infrastructure: 4 Key Components Every Business Needs To Consider

Big data can bring huge benefits to businesses of all sizes. However, as with any business project, proper preparation and planning is essential, especially when it comes to infrastructure. Until recently it was hard for companies to get into big data without making heavy infrastructure investments …

Big Data

Microsoft, Intel Pledge Apache Spark Support: Big Data Roundup

Microsoft, Databricks, and Intel were among those lining up in support of Spark at this week's Spark Summit. We've got the full story in our Big Data …

Apache Spark