This isn’t the first time Steve Sonka has been a keynote speaker at Info Ag in St. Louis, Missouri, but last time he spoke he focused on Big Data. Today his message has changed. “Big data is only part of the opportunity in production agriculture,” Sonka told me. “I talked today about digital ag. What that refers to is the... Read More
Big data analytics — where vast troves of information are structured and used to help businesses gain more insights into their operations and customers, to develop new products, and to run more efficiently — are a cornerstone of how many tech-centric enterprises run their businesses today. Show More Summary
The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than dirt. According to financial research firm IHS Markit, the market for smart home devices was worth $9.8 billion in 2016 and is projected to grow 60 percent this year.
There's been no shortage of finger-pointing in the eight months since Donald Trump stunned the world by beating Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States. Check out our full coverage. For political junkies, the culmination of that debate over how presumed front-runner Clinton lost the election to a political novice was...
The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than dirt. Smart home lighting, thermostats and security cameras are already on the market, but Colin Angle, chief executive...Show More Summary
The Chinese government's wish-list for AI researchers is pretty ambitious: "Breakthroughs should be made in basic theories of AI, such as big data intelligence, multimedia aware computing, human-machine hybrid intelligence, swarm intelligence and automated decision-making." (more…)
This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Emily Fitts and Adam Brown Tidepool, the software nonprofit that collects data from diabetes devices, announces a major new project to drive better research and products from real-world data Tidepool, a software nonprofit focused on liberating diabetes data, recently unveiled its […]
TUNE, a global power player in mobile marketing solutions, has just launched People Service, which is being described to us as an “innovative data architecture and location-based marketing service that unifies mobile, web, app and in-store...Show More Summary
I am turning bearish on U.S. large bank stocks as bank lending growth continues to slow down while the prospect of tax cuts and financial reform has dimmed. At the same time, U.S. leading indicators suggest a slowdown in the second half of 2017, which will limit the upside of U.S. bank stocks.
TV ratings aren't as big as they used to be, even for O.J. Simpson. Based on preliminary Nielsen data provided by various networks that carried the hearing, around 13.5 million TV viewers watched the Thursday hearing in which the former football star, actor and pitchman was granted parole after...
Greg Peterson, manager of global energy and environment for IBM, talks about the enormous difference big data analytics tools can make for energy efficiency. The post Harnessing Intelligent Big Data Analytics Tools: Q&A with IBM’s Greg Peterson appeared first on Environmental Leader.
Big Data vs Mother Nature.
DevOps that have worked well in other areas of information technology can’t hack it in big data, according to Ash Munshi (pictured), chief executive officer of Pepperdata Inc. “While agile and all that still works, the tools don’t work,” Munshi said in an interview at this year’s Spark Summit in San Francisco, California. Show More Summary
Summer is in full swing, and to celebrate, Cricket Wireless is hosting a few deals to get customers excited. The big marquee promo is the offering of 2 lines of unlimited data, paired together for just $80/month. While that sounds killer,...Show More Summary
When it comes to internet speed, small, often obscure things can make a big difference. Take the congestion control algorithm. A piece of code standardized in the 1980s, the algorithm slows data transfers when it detects that a network...Show More Summary
Nearly ninety percent of the Fortune 500, and companies of every size around the world, rely on Dun & Bradstreet’s data, insights and analytics. Microsoft and Dun & Bradstreet yesterday announced a major partnership through which companies...Show More Summary
The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Evangelos Simoudis on next-generation mobility services. In this episode of the Data Show, I spoke with Evangelos Simoudis, co-founder of Synapse Partners and a frequent contributor to O’Reilly. He recently...Show More Summary
The modern era is marked by growing faith in the power of data. "Big data", "open data", and "evidence-based decision-making" have become buzzwords, touted as solutions to the world's most complex and persistent problems, from corruption and famine to the refugee crisis.
Managing privacy in a Big Data environment can seem overwhelming, yet Sunil Soares, founder of Information Asset, while speaking at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data Governance Online 2017 Conference, said that Data Privacy challenges...Show More Summary
As big data and machine learning tools become essential for modern business, the primary goal is no longer predicting the likelihood of making a sale. It’s now a matter of increasing the likelihood that a customer will buy. This keyShow More Summary