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BankThink Is artificial intelligence the future of capital markets?

6/28/2017 Before the internet arrived, I used to be an equity analyst. I'd spend my days finding and arranging metaphorical jigsaw pieces to come up with a complete picture and an investment recommendation, which the sales guys would disseminate by telephoning ...

Why artificial intelligence is 'the new electricity'

6/28/2017 The title of this panel refers to “the singularity,” or the idea that artificial intelligence will become so powerful that robots will take over.

Artificial Intelligence Could Add 10% to UK GDP, PwC Says

6/28/2017 Stop worrying that robots will steal your job. Artificial intelligence is actually set to boost to the British economy, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

How Big Data Analytics May Help Governments Protect Us

6/27/2017 The primary role of government is to protect the safety and well-being of its citizens. Since 2000, statistics reveal that the amount of information being captured by the federal government is increasing exponentially and, since 2013, big data capture ...

Qrious launches big data platform as a managed service

6/27/2017 Qrious CEO David Leach said New Zealand businesses are recognising the possible benefits of unleashing the power of big data. they are exploring ways to better access, organise and use data to make faster decisions, improve customer experience and ...

Skywise To Harness Big Data For Airbus And Operators

6/27/2017 Airbus CEO Tom Enders is not easily impressed. When he was initially approached by Palantir Technologies CEO Alex Karp with an idea on how to more effectively harness massive amounts of data—and then take advantage of the new knowledge—Enders ...

Australian government launches push to harness benefits of big data

6/27/2017 The task force was launched following the publication last month of a report from Australia's Productivity Commission on data use and availability.

Warren Buffett's disarmingly simple investment strategy, explained by big data

6/27/2017 The chapter, part of the book “Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are” by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, opens with a meeting between the author and Larry Summers, the well-known economist and ...

ChannelLife NZ - Qrious unveils Kiwi big data platform-as-a-service offering

6/27/2017 Spark's Qrious has launched its Qonnect big data platform designed to help Kiwi companies harness the power of big data via a cloud-based platform-as-a-service solution. The platform is hosted by Revera and uses Cloudera's big data ecosystem, including ...

Chris Sale, pitching star, ignores big data

6/27/2017 Red Sox pitching coach Carl Willis told the Journal, "It just clears his mind." There might be a small lesson here for many in the tech industry.

Football's Next Frontier: The Battle Over Big Data

6/27/2017 NFL players have signed a five-year deal with WHOOP, a biometric performance company that measures workout strain, recovery, and quality of sleep via a wearable band.

How AI can be a force for good

6/27/2017 MaRS is also home to the new Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence, an independent research institution that brings together the world's best and brightest minds in AI.

Carnegie Mellon's AI Program Aims to Better Prepare Students for the Changing Workforce

6/27/2017 ... conference on an antitrust case against US · ransomwareThese Are the Known Targets in the Petya Ransomware Attack So Far · UPSUPS Wants 25% of Its Fleet to Be Environmentally-Friendly by 2020 · US-UAE-DUBAI2020-UPS · Artificial Intelligence ...

ARM report reveals industries most under threat from artificial ...

6/27/2017 Artificial intelligence is set to replace 5 million human jobs by 2020. These are the industries that will be impacted the most.

Big Data Project Failure Pain Points and their Solution

6/27/2017 Big data projects don't typically fail for a single reason, and certainly not for technology alone. A combination of factors serve to derail big data deployments. Problems and failures occur due to factors including business strategy, people, culture ...

Regendus is bringing big data to the voluminous federal register

6/27/2017 Earlier this year, the startup launched a platform that brings data analysis to the federal register. Using Natural Language Processing, Regendus can pick out key points of regulations that organizations specify, and analyze public comments to track ...

Connected Manufacturing Convergence: IIoT, Data Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing 2017 - 2022

6/27/2017 This research evaluates IIoT technologies, companies, applications, services, and solutions. Report forecasts include overall global and regional IIoT outlook as well as IIoT by industry vertical, software, hardware, and services for the period 2017 to ...

Big Data and Big Speculation will set the Tone for the Week

6/27/2017 The data could prove to offer important insight before Thursday's Gross Domestic Product results are published. Wall Street produced rather cautious trading all of last week, but the NASDAQ did find buyers - after some downside momentum the week before.

“Big Data” and Student Privacy Create Tensions for Lawmakers and Educators

6/27/2017 “Big data” in the education context refers to the massive amount of information collected by K-12 schools and higher education institutions on student socio-economics, race and sex, test performance, academic performance, graduation rates, behavior and ...

Can big data help solve big climate problems?

6/27/2017 And so was born the Baltimore Open Air project, an effort to build and install cube-shaped, wireless sensors around the city that will collect data and measure the effect of green spaces on heat in Baltimore. According to the federal Environmental ...

Simplifying Big Data supercomputing

6/27/2017 In the case of a new product, dubbed “Charliecloud,” a crisp 800-line code helps supercomputer users operate in the high-performance world of Big Data without burdening computer center staff with the peculiarities of their particular software needs.

Discrimination, lack of diversity, and societal risks of data mining ...

6/27/2017 A special issue of Big Data presents a series of insightful articles that focus on Big Data and Social and Technical Trade-Offs. Despite the dramatic growth in big ...

Small Farm, Meet Big Data

6/27/2017 Researchers are aiming to bring artificial intelligence and big-data technology to small-scale, developing world farms.

Alibaba is now a big data play, says JPMorgan analyst predicting more than 30% surge

6/27/2017 "We believe Alibaba's core commerce is expanding from traffic monetization to data monetization and this trend will quickly expand to its media/cloud businesses," Yao wrote in a note to clients Tuesday.

Cisco Live 2017: Artificial intelligence and machine learning will herald in the next era of networking

6/27/2017 The network is an intuitive, artificial intelligence (AI)-based system that anticipates actions and stops security threats as it evolves and learns.

Alegion Raises $3.6 Million, Plans to Accelerate Artificial Intelligence Initiatives

6/27/2017 "Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are already beginning to change the world as we know it," said Nathaniel Gates, the CEO and co-founder of Alegion.

Nvidia To Cooperate With Volkswagen On Artificial Intelligence

6/27/2017 Artificial intelligence is the key to the digital future of the Volkswagen Group…We want to develop and deploy high-performance AI systems ourselves.

IBM is telling Congress not to fear the rise of an AI 'overlord'

6/27/2017 The brains behind IBM's Jeopardy-winning, disease-tracking, weather-mapping Watson supercomputer plan to embark on a lobbying blitz in Washington, D.C.

This Google experiment wants artificial intelligence to help you draw

6/27/2017 A new experiment from Google is looking to help you sketch images faster and more accurately with the help of artificial intelligence (AI). The software is called Sketch-RNN, and it's baked into a straightforward web app. The idea is simple: Select one ...

Is Artificial Intelligence Over Hyped in 2017?

6/27/2017 Artificial intelligence, a concept dating back to the 50s, is simply the notion that a machine can performance tasks that require human intelligence.

VW, Nvidia to cooperate on artificial intelligence

6/27/2017 FRANKFURT -- Volkswagen Group said on Tuesday it will cooperate with U.S. chipmaker Nvidia on deep learning software that could be used to manage future mobility projects or make it easier for humans to work with robots.

Artificial Intelligence is becoming the new operating system in health

6/27/2017 Artificial Intelligence can help drive the Triple Aim in healthcare, reducing cost, improving quality and expanding access, according to Artificial Intelligence: Healthcare's New Nervous System from Accenture. Acquisitions of AI developers in health ...

AI: Artificial Intelligence Could Start a Global Arms Race—Will We Be Able to Control It?

6/27/2017 There is a lot of money to be made from Artificial Intelligence. By one estimate, the market is projected to hit US$36.8 billion by 2025.

How Wimbledon is using Artificial Intelligence to enrich the fan experience

6/27/2017 An Artificial Intelligence system will pick out the key moments of the match based on analysis of crowd noise, players' facial expressions and a knowledge of when the clutch moments like set and break points took place.

CMU to harness power of collaboration to advance artificial intelligence

6/27/2017 Carnegie Mellon University announced Tuesday an initiative to bring together its research and education related to artificial intelligence. CMU AI will coordinate faculty, students and staff working on AI in robotics, engineering, language, human ...

Artificial intelligence: A force for good or evil?

6/27/2017 With new data protection laws coming into force next year and machine learning gaining pace it is time for marketers to get up to speed with developments in AI.

FPGAs to better machine learning and AI applications

6/27/2017 “They can be used to create power efficient solutions to complicated analytics problems,” he said, “with only the hardware needed for the problem.

New Offering from CAST Makes Business-Critical Software More ...

6/27/2017 CAST brings more than 25 years of excellence in software quality to help CIOs measure and maintain secure software with system-level analysis.

Live trading enabled on mobile app Trade Interceptor

6/27/2017 A spokesperson for TF Global Markets (UK) Limited (ThinkMarkets), commented: “As one of the world's most sought after charting apps, Trade Interceptor has positioned itself as the preferred software for charting and analytics, however it lacked a ...

Glooko closes $35M Series C round to ratchet up expansion, data analytics capabilities

6/27/2017 Diabetes management software developer Glooko has closed a $35 million Series C round, adding Mayo Clinic and other new investors.

How to Make Your Analytics Projects Pay

6/27/2017 The telco knew that every customer interaction was an opportunity to use analytics to reduce churn, so they integrated the analytics into the apps their teams use every day, and the systems like the ecommerce website that run their business, so the ...

Hadoop/ Elastic, Tableau Engineer

6/27/2017 Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, model formulation, computer architecture analysis and design, and digital systems engineering.

From predicting quakes to supercharging farming, how AI could save the world

6/27/2017 Rather than using standard “earthquake catalogues,” which contain data only about magnitudes, locations, and times, Johnson and his team use huge datasets of measurements collected from artificial earthquakes that are constantly being simulated in a ...

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Offers New Ways to Improve Consumer Financial Health

6/27/2017 Proactive insights and personalized guidance are becoming a differentiator in the financial services marketplace, Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and eventually the Internet of Things will all play a role in improving a consumer's ...

Football's Next Frontier: The Battle Over Big Data

6/27/2017 Data from them is being used to help diagnose diseases and even solve crimes. “The forces of Big Data are reshaping all of the major institutions in our society,” say the authors of a 2016 report by the Center for Digital Democracy on wearable devices, ...

The ERA of Artificial Intelligence

6/27/2017 Any device that perceives its environment and takes the necessary actions that would maximize its opportunities for attaining success towards its goal is called Artificial Intelligence. To explain it further, Artificial Intelligence is applied by ...

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Offers New Ways to Improve Consumer ...

6/27/2017 Proactive insights and personalized guidance are becoming a differentiator in the financial services marketplace, Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning ...

Corporations are deploying big data solutions for reputation management

6/27/2017 Now, with the advent of the information age, these traditional techniques are being swiftly replaced with big data and predictive analytics.

Accent Food Service's Josh Rosenberg Talks Big Data

6/27/2017 Big data is on the rise among micro market operators, and for good reason. It allows operators to more accurately determine what products are selling as well as gain additional insight and information about the consumers.

Volkswagen, Nvidia to cooperate on artificial intelligence

6/27/2017 "Artificial intelligence is the key to the digital future of the Volkswagen Group," Volkswagen Chief Information Officer Martin Hofmann said in a statement.

An Oxford University artificial intelligence startup has raised £17 million to check code for errors

6/27/2017 DiffBlue, an artificial intelligence startup spun out of Oxford University, has raised $22 million (£17.3 million) in Series A funding for technology which checks and corrects code.

Volkswagen, Nvidia to cooperate on artificial intelligence

6/27/2017 "Artificial intelligence is the key to the digital future of the Volkswagen Group," Volkswagen Chief Information Officer Martin Hofmann said in a statement.

Big Data for Engineers and Scientists

6/27/2017 When you look at the process of scientific discovery and engineering today, working with big data is a critical step. With the help of smart sensors and technologies like Internet of Things, vast amount of data can be collected using scientific ...

How Your Small Business Can Begin To Use Big Data

6/27/2017 While big data can seem like an intimidating term when you are running a small business, it can be a very useful tool to drive your business's success.

Apple's Seattle job listings reveal desire to attract AI talent to work on Siri in the land of Amazon's Alexa

6/27/2017 This position offers the right person a chance to play an important part in the next revolution in human-computer interaction and artificial intelligence. You will contribute to a product that is redefining computing. You will be part of a team that's ...

Fintech Mobile-App Trade Interceptor Launches Low-Latency Live-Market Trading

6/27/2017 A spokesperson for TF Global Markets (UK) Limited (ThinkMarkets®) commented: "As one of the world's most sought after charting apps, Trade Interceptor has positioned itself as the preferred software for charting & analytics, however it lacked a cutting ...

Companies turn to artificial intelligence to determine market price of goods

6/26/2017 Some big name companies are using computer-driven, “artificial intelligence” algorithms to crunch a whole lot of data and figure out how much to charge you at checkout.

Artificial Intelligence on the Assembly Line

6/26/2017 Artificial Intelligence on the Assembly Line. Instrumental, a start-up launched by ex-Apple engineers, is using machine learning to modernize manufacturing lines.

Artificial Intelligence Startup SparkCognition Closes on $32.5 Million

6/26/2017 Austin-based SparkCognition, a startup focused on artificial intelligence, announced Monday that it has closed on $32.5 million in funding.

Ayasdi Unveils Framework to Simplify and Speed Development of Intelligent Applications across the Enterprise

6/26/2017 Ayasdi, a leader in machine intelligence software and a pioneer in enterprise-class intelligent applications, announced the release of Ayasdi Envision, a new framework to accelerate the creation of intelligent applications. Built on Ayasdi's ... By ...

Warren Buffett's disarmingly simple investment strategy, explained by big data

6/26/2017 In a fascinating new book, a former Google data scientist offers a whole chapter about his brief misadventures in trying to apply big data - what we know from massive amounts of Internet searches - to investing. The chapter, part of the book ...

Geospatial agency app store connects app developers & users

6/26/2017 The IGAPP website lists a range of "vendor opportunity packages" describing NGA requirements for air, land and sea applications. The agency's "land mission," for example, seeks a mobile app that collects and applies "predictive" analytics to geospatial ...

Opinion Digital transformation driving wide-scale Hadoop adoption

6/26/2017 The global Hadoop market has witnessed skyrocketing adoption in the recent years and is expected to reach US $84.6 billion in revenue by 2021, equaling a stellar compound annual growth rate of 63.4 percent between 2016 and 2021, according to an Allied ...

Expert Panel Debunks AI Hype

6/26/2017 Many panelists said that artificial intelligence is a misnomer for neural networks, which do not address fundamental types of human reasoning and understanding.

Interview with James McDermott, CEO and Co-Founder at Lytics

6/26/2017 The Martech Interview Series with James McDermott is a fun Q&A style chat. It follows a two part format On Marketing Technology, and This Is How I Work.

Big Data Strategy

6/26/2017 What's your Big Data strategy? You do have one, right? You better, or prepare to be left behind your competition. Companies are constantly seeking a competitive edge and are looking to data for that edge.

Can artificial intelligence and computer games improve hiring diversity? Here's why the jury is out.

6/26/2017 It's hard for anyone to get a high-paying or leadership job at a top company, but that's especially true if you are a woman or person of color.

Where's the Big Money in Big Data? - Datamation

6/26/2017 Despite a crescendo of hype, profits the real world Big Data are far from guaranteed. Is the Big Data Gold Rush producing only paltry bronze?

Global Hadoop Market Is Anticipated to Grow $84.6 Billion, by 2021 : Allied Market Research

6/26/2017 Portland, OR -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/26/2017 -- Hadoop Market Report, published by Allied Market Research, forecasts that the global market is expected to garner $84.6 billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 63.4% during the period 2016-2021.

Dynamic pricing: Retailers using artificial intelligence to predict top price you'll pay

6/26/2017 But new developments in artificial intelligence are radically changing the relationship between retailers and customers. Besides supply and demand, what's also now becoming important is the maximum price you're willing to pay.

Citadel has just hired a new head of artificial intelligence from ...

6/26/2017 Hedge funds seeking artificial intelligence expertise need to cast the net wide these days, due to a shortage of people and a massive uptick in demand over the ...

Aura uses artificial intelligence to deliver personalized meditations

6/26/2017 Aura helps you hit maximum relaxation in the minimum time by employing artificial intelligence that tailors your meditations to your state of mind.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize Banking

6/26/2017 Robots and artificial intelligence are already being embraced by banks around the world, both in branches and in back offices.

Boeing and Verizon invest in artificial intelligence startup

6/26/2017 BOEING AT THE 2017 PARIS AIR SHOW: A Boeing Co. 787-10 Dreamliner stands on the tarmac… more. Boeing, which has plans to launch tests of self-flying passenger planes, said the startup investment could lead to applications that include "AI-driven ...

Research and Markets - Cognitive Systems & Artificial Intelligence in BFSI Market to Grow at a CAGR of 45.9% by 2022 ...

6/26/2017 Globally, BFSI is the second most customer data-centric industry, where players have a bundle of new business opportunities from Cognitive Systems and Artificial Intelligence (AI). It is an evolving data driven technology that works on on-premises and ...

Potbot uses artificial intelligence to find the best marijuana strain

6/26/2017 There are more than 30000 branded strains of marijuana out there, and Potbot's technology sorts through them all to tell which.

Cisco introduces new training and developer programs to accelerate ...

6/26/2017 LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Jun 26, 2017) - Cisco Live US -- Cisco ( NASDAQ : CSCO) today announced that its global ecosystem of customers, developers ...

Trade Interceptor app adds live FX trading

6/26/2017 A spokesperson for TF Global Markets (UK) Limited (ThinkMarkets®) commented: “As one of the world's most sought after charting apps, Tarde Interceptor has positioned itself as the preferred software for charting & analytics, however it lacked a cutting ...

One DC Data Analytics Startup's Attempt to Change Lobbying Practices

6/26/2017 This city is no stranger to the fine art of lobbying - Washingtonians know how to schmooze - but one young local startup says the advocacy practices D.C.

How to Ensure Big Data Brings Value to Farmers

6/26/2017 Agriculture data has been a big disappointment for the majority of farmers, particularly in the U.S. Indeed, digital ag technologies as a whole have faced a number of serious challenges such as a lack of data interpretation; multiple, disconnected data ...

Survey: Big data, predictive analytics top investment priorities

6/26/2017 About 40% of 100 merchandising professionals and category managers surveyed by JDA Software Group said big data and predictive analytics are their top investment priorities over the next five years, according to “The JDA Voice of the Category Manager” ...

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods underscores the threat posed by 'big data'

6/26/2017 Traditional grocers and retailers are in a state of shock over what Amazon's proposed acquisition of Whole Foods might portend for their businesses.

Medicaid, genomics and ATMs: 3 examples of Big Data in action

6/26/2017 It's easy to discuss Big Data theoretically, highlighting the long-term benefits of a corporate data-oriented strategy.

Warren Buffett's disarmingly simple investment strategy, explained by big data

6/26/2017 The chapter, part of the book “Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are” by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, opens with a meeting between the author and Larry Summers, the well-known economist and ...

5 trends driving Big Data in 2017 | CIO Dive

6/26/2017 A few years ago, Big Data was a headline-grabbing phrase that could pull in almost any technologist. But now, Big Data is less of an anomaly and simply the ...

Apache Kudu Improves Web Interface

6/26/2017 Apache Kudu was originally a Cloudera project that is now part of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem. Apache says it can be used to enable fast analytics on fast data.

Humans vs. AI: The History And Future Of Artificial Intelligence

6/26/2017 Man always has been haunted, and simultaneously thrilled, by the idea we are not alone. Long before computers were invented, monsters like Frankenstein and Jewish golem folklore normalized the fantasy of artificial intelligence. Today, companies like ...

Boeing HorizonX Invests in Artificial Intelligence Leader SparkCognition

6/26/2017 CHICAGO, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced it is investing in SparkCognition, an Austin, Texas-based company focused on artificial intelligence and machine learning in the fields of information technology security and industrial ...

Artificial Intelligence: The Next Step in Financial Crime Compliance Evolution

6/26/2017 Never ones to rest on their laurels, compliance departments have begun looking to Artificial Intelligence (AI) as the next technological step to enhance and improve their programs.

Is Artificial Intelligence Making Us Really Dumb?

6/26/2017 Moore's law famously declared that the processing power of microchips will grow exponentially. What today's keyboard warriors will find is that human brainpower and waking hours do not.

ThinkMarkets launches live FX trading on its recently acquired Trade Interceptor app

6/26/2017 As one of the world's most sought after charting apps, Trade Interceptor has positioned itself as the preferred software for charting & analytics, however it lacked a cutting-edge trade-execution component. We have filled this void through integrating ...

Interview with James McDermott, CEO and Co-Founder at Lytics

6/26/2017 From an overall audience perspective, Lytics provides analytics around audience segment growth and we integrate with analytics platforms such as Google Analytics so that marketers can compare analytics from specific audiences segments in Lytics against ...

Big Data: Cars of the Future to become Portable Data Centers

6/26/2017 With all the new technology that is being put into cars, car makers are predicting that the cars of the future will hold massive amounts of data. Mike Demler, a senior analyst at The Linley Group, said that today “in a luxury car like a Tesla, with the ...

Big data outfit Quantexa sets up shop in Sydney

6/26/2017 Quantexa, the disruptive big data and analytics company backed by HSBC and Albion Ventures, has furthered its international expansion by opening a new office in Syndey, Australia.

Warren Buffett's disarmingly simple investment strategy, explained by big data

6/26/2017 In a fascinating new book, a former Google data scientist offers a whole chapter about his brief misadventures in trying to apply big data - what we know from massive amounts of Internet searches - to investing. The chapter, part of the book ...

How big data helped Fairmont Hotels and Resorts improve online user experience and increase bookings

6/26/2017 The thought was that by using deeper analytics and more big data sources that could shed a light on what was going on online, that Fairmont, a worldwide chain of resorts and hotels, could boost results in both direct bookings and percent conversions.

Will Harnessing Big Data Finally Lead to a Cure for Cancer?

6/26/2017 Could big data lead to the next breakthrough in cancer treatment? A major project from the University of Chicago is betting on it.

New Turbonomic Integration with Cisco Tetration Analytics to Enable Network-Aware Automated Placement of Workloads

6/26/2017 This is causing the network to play an even larger role in application quality of service. The complexity of these environments requires automated self-managing software that works in real-time. Turbonomic helps organizations make the right resource ...

Global Hadoop Hardware Market 2017 Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2021

6/26/2017 Hadoop Hardware The Hadoop Hardware research report by QY Research represents an inclusive evaluation of the Global Hadoop Hardware Market and comprises considerable insights, historical data, facts, and statistical and industry-validated data of the ...

(VIDEO) Virtual Brain Models Put A Face On Big Data: AI Guru Sagar

6/26/2017 “If you're a company and have big data that you want to go through, we can put a living face on it,” Sagar adds.” This interview panel was chaired by The Weather Company CMO Jordan Bitterman.

Artificial Intelligence Poised to Accelerate China's Annual Growth Rate from 6.3 percent to 7.9 percent by 2035 ...

6/26/2017 DALIAN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New research from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) reveals that artificial intelligence (AI) could accelerate China's economic growth rate from 6.3 percent to 7.9 percent by 2035, by transforming the nature of work and opening new ...

Artificial Intelligence Will Enable 38% Profit Gains By 2035

6/26/2017 Today Accenture Research and Frontier Economics published How AI Boosts Industry Profits and Innovation. The report is downloadable here (28 pp.

Artificial intelligence could be the answer for productivity woes

6/26/2017 Artificial intelligence could be the most revolutionary force affecting productivity in the United States economy, says the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Oracle recognised for Mobile Cloud Service Growth

6/26/2017 “By delivering a comprehensive offering with key differentiating capabilities, such as chatbot support, predictive analytics, and adaptive intelligence to make apps more contextual and smarter, Oracle has given customers a powerful option to meet their ...

Big data: could mobile data contribute to the design of better public policies?

6/26/2017 The Fourth Industrial Revolution has brought with it “an enormous volume of available data generated at high speed”, explains the global director of data research at Vodafone and chief data scientist at Data-Pop Alliance, Nuria Oliver, in an interview ...

How artificial intelligence will invoke new hack attacks

6/26/2017 Artificial intelligence is getting more advanced, and beginning to give technologies the ability to do things we never could have imagined years ago.

BW Businessworld's BFSI CXO Summit - Banks Will Turn Into Apps

6/26/2017 Banks and financial institutions should adopt digital technologies, and take cues from social media, use big data and analytics and shift the definition of banking experience for the masses. The event had more than 15 organizations showcasing new ...

BMW, Volkswagen try to outrace Apple & Google as big data emerges as challenge for automakers

6/26/2017 If the D-Wave collaboration proves to be a misstep, it would illustrate the hazards of big data for companies whose main focus for the past century has been the internal combustion engine.

Indian Technology Workers Worry About a Job Threat: Technology

6/26/2017 The impact of automation and artificial intelligence still is not clear, and they could open up new areas that simply shift tech work rather than eliminate it.

Companies use AI to Find Human Employees to Work with Artificial Intelligence

6/26/2017 Lately, it seems that more and more jobs that used to be performed by humans are being taken over by one form or another of artificial intelligence, or AI. But, despite all jokes made to the contrary, there is still a need for real actual human beings ...

Artificial Intelligence: Here are the different avatars of AI at the centre of innovation

6/26/2017 At the annual Futiju Forum, held in Tokyo recently, technology—largely artificial intelligence (AI) including machine learning—was at the centre of all innovation, with the aim of helping solve everyday problems.

More public consultation on big data and privacy, PM&C grabs taskforce boss from ABS

6/26/2017 The federal government is asking citizens for their views on how government policy should mediate the balance between big data and individual privacy, through a new website that explains the Productivity Commission's recent report on the subject. The ...

BMW, Volkswagen try to outrace Apple & Google as big data emerges as challenge for automakers

6/26/2017 If the D-Wave collaboration proves to be a misstep, it would illustrate the hazards of big data for companies whose main focus for the past century has been the internal combustion engine.

Artificial intelligence positioned to be a game-changer

6/25/2017 The following script is from "Artificial Intelligence," which aired on Oct. 9, 2016. Charlie Rose is the correspondent.

Big Oil turns to big data to save big money on drilling - The Nation

6/25/2017 WASHINGTON - In today's US shale fields, tiny sensors attached to production gear harvest data on everything from pumping pressure to the heat and rotational.

Intel Banks on Artificial Intelligence

6/25/2017 To some degree regulators should do that (they do it less and less nowadays) but the difficult part is to find the right balance between economic growth and its negative social impact in a global economy as corporations expect that kind of growth and ...

Registration for the O'Reilly Strata Data Conference in New York 2017

6/25/2017 Applications of AI such as predictive analytics are already decreasing costs and improving reliability of industrial machinery.

Artificial intelligence genius Andrew Ng has another AI project in the works

6/25/2017 He's been called one of the “foremost thinkers on the topic of artificial intelligence,” so it's no surprise that Andrew Ng - the cofounder of Coursera, the lead developer of Stanford University's main Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform, and ...

How San Francisco Company Index Is Transforming Offline Sales with Big Data

6/25/2017 Despite its newness, big data is already revolutionizing the retail space as we know it. Although many applications of big data revolve around online business and e-commerce, it can be used offline to achieve much of the same effect. Some companies ...

Big Oil turns to big data to save big money on drilling

6/25/2017 In today's U.S. shale fields, tiny sensors attached to production gear harvest data on everything from pumping pressure to the heat and rotational speed of drill bits boring into the rocky earth.

Leveraging big data, Mercado Libre offers loans in Brazil and Mexico

6/25/2017 Developments in big-data analysis are helping Mercado Libre leverage information collected about its clients and their transactions in Latin America over 18 years.

Artificial Intelligence-proof your career

6/25/2017 Earlier this year, consulting firm McKinsey and Co. released a study that said 51% of all jobs could be automated in the next 20 years.

Artificial intelligence is entering the justice system

6/25/2017 The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) had a problem. Its investigation into corruption at Rolls-Royce was inching towards a conclusion, but four years of digging had produced 30 million documents.

AI is still several breakthroughs away from reality

6/24/2017 While the growth of deep neural networks has helped propel the field of machine learning to new heights, there's still a long road ahead when it comes to creating artificial intelligence. That's the message from a panel of leading machine learning and ...

How AI will play a major role in the auto industry

6/24/2017 Artificial intelligence (AI) systems, blending data and advanced algorithms to mimic the cognitive functions of the human mind, have begun to simplify and enhance even the simplest acts of our everyday experiences - and the automotive industry is no ...

MOL Expands Artificial Intelligence Research - The Maritime Executive

6/24/2017 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed an agreement with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) to develop next-generation vessel monitoring and support ...

MOL Expands Artificial Intelligence Research

6/24/2017 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed an agreement with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) to develop next-generation vessel monitoring and support systems using artificial intelligence technologies. The project is part of the company's on-going ...

Carmakers pick up speed in big data race

6/24/2017 Big data is a challenge for all automakers, but especially German companies because they target affluent customers who want the latest technology.

Big data fuels the rise of the machines

6/24/2017 Snoop Dogg didn't get the response he was looking for. “Where the ladies at?!” he yelled into his gold- encrusted microphone.

What Amazon taught us this week: Data-centric companies will devour competitors

6/24/2017 It's the depth and accuracy of the data that counts. The effectiveness of data-based barriers to entry doesn't necessarily depend on how large the data sets are.

Big Oil turns to Big Data to save on drilling

6/24/2017 In today's U.S. shale fields, tiny sensors attached to production gear harvest data on everything from pumping pressure to the heat and rotational speed of drill bits boring into the rocky earth.

Intel Banks on Artificial Intelligence

6/24/2017 Intel is investing in AI startups, acquiring others, and blending the mix with its own AI expertise to ensure a leadership position in machine learning, deep learning, and brainlike neural networks based on its AI hardware and software.

The Real Threat of Artificial Intelligence

6/24/2017 Artificial intelligence is poorly suited for jobs involving creativity, planning and “cross-domain” thinking - for example, the work of a trial lawyer.

Is Artificial Intelligence Overhyped in 2017?

6/24/2017 Artificial intelligence, a concept dating back to the 50s, is simply the notion that a machine can performance tasks that require human intelligence.

Space probes of the future will have artificial intelligence, and it's kind of creepy

6/24/2017 When you think of artificial intelligence, you may think of Lt. Commander Data or C-3PO, but this AI will actually be the spacecraft rather than on board.

Next Wave In Artificial Intelligence: Plug In And Work, Plug In For Services

6/24/2017 I once heard it said that if AT&T did not install automatic phone switching technology several decades back, the phone company would now need to employ the entire population of North America to work as operators to meet the demand of today's call traffic.

Artificial intelligence to make travel smarter

6/24/2017 Washington - New artificial intelligence (AI) technologies promise to make travel a little smarter. The latest entrant is Aeromexico's new AI-based customer-service bot, billed as a "smart brain" capable of machine learning.

Gov't set sights on artificial intelligence to push growth

6/24/2017 THE Government is looking to position Jamaica to take advantage of the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) in boosting economic growth and job creation.

HARMONY: European Network of Excellence in Hematology and Big Data to Present New Bench-To-Bedside Projects ...

6/24/2017 Providing the right treatment in time for patients with hematologic malignancies: that is the ambition of the HARMONY Alliance, European Network of Excellence in Hematology and Big Data. HARMONY will make use of today's Big Data technologies in order ...

Crisp Clothing uses artificial intelligence to make a shirt that fits perfectly

6/24/2017 This is possible because of Bodylabs, the group of engineers and scientists with a technology based on artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms that get an accurate body measurement. Another example of the future of clothing technology.

Andrew Ng to launch Deeplearning.ai months after departure from Baidu

6/24/2017 Deep learning is a type of AI that involves training large artificial neural networks on a pool of information, then getting them to make inferences about new data.

Canada has a chance to monopolize the artificial intelligence industry

6/24/2017 There's no doubt that Canada could lead the planet in artificial intelligence (AI). Canadian academics such as Geoffrey Hinton and Yoshua Bengio essentially created the field of deep learning and put Canada on the map; today, Edmonton, Toronto and ...

Intel's Future Lies With Artificial Intelligence

6/24/2017 Intel's (INTC) journey towards tomorrow rests on the belief that the “making of the future starts with a focus on AI.” The revolutionary artificial intelligence (AI) technology is fast seeping into everything around us, be it things as simple as ...

OpenDNA uses artificial intelligence to deliver 'true' personalisation

6/24/2017 Richard Jarvis, CFO, and Jay Shah, CEO, at OpenDNA. (Image: Supplied). Australian-listed artificial intelligence company OpenDNA envisions a future where consumers have relevant and personalised online experiences through greater control over their ...

Beware the Hype of Artificial Intelligence

6/24/2017 Artificial intelligence has made great strides in the past few years, but it's also generated much hype over its current capabilities.

Oracle Named a Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms

6/24/2017 "By delivering a comprehensive offering with key differentiating capabilities, such as chatbot support, predictive analytics, and adaptive intelligence to make apps more contextual and smarter, Oracle has given customers a powerful option to meet their ...

How Your Smartphone Can Help Pay for Itself

6/24/2017 “Smart App runs in the background while anonymously and securely collecting statistical data about how devices are used,” said Verto Analytics' senior vice president of marketing, Alison Murdock. “The data collected relates to the general usage of ...

Not Doing Big Data in the Cloud? Better Get There - InformationWeek

6/24/2017 Forrester Research says competitive advantage will follow big data analytics' move to the cloud; join in, or get left behind.

Nasscom identifies key job roles in big data analytics

6/24/2017 Nasscom identifies key job roles in big data analytics Hyderabad: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom), as part of its reskilling initiative for the IT industry, has identified key job roles in the big data analytics ...

Big Data: 1 millimeter

6/24/2017 Vladimir Zhupanenko/stock.adobe.com. That's the width of an average sewing needle, the type wielded by dressmakers the world over.

Leveraging big data, Mercado Libre offers loans in Brazil and Mexico

6/24/2017 ... financial documents to receive "Mercado Credito" loans from Mercado Libre, Caride said. Mercado Libre itself approves the loans to clients with proven cashflow and significant sales, information it gathers from an algorithm the firm developed using ...

Big Oil turns to big data to save big money on drilling

6/24/2017 In today's U.S. shale fields, tiny sensors attached to production gear harvest data on everything from pumping pressure to the heat and rotational speed of drill bits boring into the rocky earth.

Seeking the world's new artificial intelligence gorilla – maybe born in the RSA?

6/23/2017 We should all be blessed with friends like my pal Stafford Masie. Energetic, enthusiastic and hugely knowledgeable, on a scale of smartness he's the only one of my pals whose intellect is in the same league as Simon Marais, the late chairman of Allan Gray.

UK: Big Data And HR

6/23/2017 The hope was that HR data collected by large employers and subjected to big data analytical processes would reveal valuable insights into such critical questions as what type of person to hire for a given role or who make the best business leaders.

The Birth Of An Industry: Early Investing Hot Spots In Artificial Intelligence

6/23/2017 At a basic level, artificial intelligence is the use of computer algorithms to attempt to replicate the human ability to learn, reason and make decisions.

Eurobites: DT Thinks Small on Big Data

6/23/2017 Deutsche Telekom AG (NYSE: DT) is hoping to bring big data within reach of smaller projects with the launch of the Small Volume Hadoop solution on AppAgile, the development platform operated by its IT services arm, T-Systems International GmbH .

Artificial Intelligence for Learning: Is It Human Enough? Join the Conversation in New York Next Week

6/23/2017 Alan Turing, dubbed the “Father of Computer Science”, is credited with opening the doors to artificial intelligence as early as 1950, with his paper, “Computing Machinery and Intelligence.

Big Data Offers Companies Big Opportunities

6/23/2017 Although most enterprise leaders recognize how critical it is to have a big data strategy in place, it isn't always obvious how quickly the landscape is advancing and evolving.

Tesla's New AI Guru Could Help Its Cars Teach Themselves

6/23/2017 This week, Musk poached Andrej Karpathy, an expert on vision, deep learning, and reinforcement learning, from OpenAI, a nonprofit that Musk and others are funding that's dedicated to “discovering and enacting the path to safe artificial general ...

MOL and MES team up on big data

6/23/2017 The shipowner and shipyard said they will jointly develop next-generation support systems based on real-time data. This will include information from navigation and machinery acquired by equipment produced by MES.

Big Oil turns to big data to save big money on drilling

6/22/2017 In today's U.S. shale fields, tiny sensors attached to production gear harvest data on everything from pumping pressure to the heat and rotational speed of drill bits boring into the rocky earth.

How Your Smartphone Can Help Pay for Itself

6/22/2017 Some of the leading names in this arena are Verto Analytics, The Nielsen Company and Survey Savvy, each of which have their own research programs and associated apps that reward consumers for participation. The payments and rewards are by no ...

Big Oil Turns to Big Data to Save Big Money on Drilling

6/22/2017 (Reuters) - In today's U.S. shale fields, tiny sensors attached to production gear harvest data on everything from pumping pressure to the heat and rotational speed of drill bits boring into the rocky earth.

Hidesight: 'Big data' won't save state's health system

6/22/2017 It's the analysis of “big data” to help the government to "decide which interventions, delivered to which individuals, at what stage in their life-course, will do the most to boost resilience later in life - leaving individuals better able to cope with ...

Why The Military And Corporate America Want To Make AI Explain Itself

6/22/2017 Explanations of how algorithms are thinking make it easier for leaders to adopt artificial intelligence systems within their organizations—and easier to challenge them when they're wrong.

How cheap eye tracking software changes the app development game

6/22/2017 Joakim Karlen, Director of Product Management, VR and Middleware for Tobii, said eye tracking software will provide opportunities for improved more ergonomics and perhaps faster interaction style for a variety of applications; reading training games ...

How to make Artificial Intelligence work for your business

6/22/2017 Will the dawn of the era of artificial intelligence (AI), herald a timely demise of the customer complaints department? While perhaps a tad optimistic, service providers know that when it comes to AI, its potential is too huge to be measured.

Artificial Intelligence for Learning: Is it Human Enough? Join the Conversation in New York Next Week

6/22/2017 Alan Turing, dubbed the “Father of Computer Science”, is credited with opening the doors to artificial intelligence as early as 1950, with his paper, “Computing Machinery and Intelligence.

How big data is preparing IDF for 21st century combat

6/22/2017 “So are the threats we are dealing with. Our ability to handle big data means we can bring information very rapidly to the end user in the field.

Gartner: IBM Ends Hadoop Distribution, Hortonworks Expands Hybrid Open Source

6/22/2017 IBM has followed Intel and EMC/Pivotal in abandoning efforts to make a business of Hadoop distributions, and followed Microsoft in making Hortonworks its supplying partner.

Hadoop Engines Compete in Comcast Query 'Smackdown'

6/22/2017 Who rules the ring when it comes to Hadoop SQL query engine performance? Can flashy newcomers like Presto and Spark take an established giant like MapReduce to the matt?

IBM ceases Hadoop distribution and partners with Hortonworks​

6/22/2017 Following in the footsteps of Intel and EMC/Pivotal, IBM has abandoned efforts to make a business of Hadoop distributions and mirrored Microsoft in making Hortonworks its supplying partner.

Look for advances in serving the Hadoop data scientist

6/22/2017 Yet, the problem remained: Hadoop and Spark in production called for near-superhero users who possessed skills covering a range of jobs -- including system admin, system programmer, Java developer and data engineer.

Artificial intelligence dolls and robots which cost over £100 are this ...

6/22/2017 This year's Christmas must-have toys will be life-like dolls with artificial intelligence and a Lego robot which can be controlled from an iPad, according to Argos.

Brexit: will.i.am says artificial intelligence will be more disruptive to ...

6/22/2017 The reckless rise of artificial intelligence is going to be much more disruptive for the London technology scene in the longer run than Britain's departure from the ...

Google's Peter Norvig: every firm should tap artificial intelligence

6/22/2017 “Every company should have at least somebody who has a basic understanding of what is going on with artificial intelligence and where the opportunities are,” he said after a speech at the University of NSW in Sydney yesterday. A former senior computer ...

Artificial Intelligence Gave Some Adoptable Guinea Pigs Very Good Names

6/22/2017 For better or worse, there is a long list of things that artificial intelligence is still unable to do. But we can finally scratch “naming guinea pigs” off of that list, because an animal shelter in Portland, Oregon recently proved that AI may produce ...

ALIBABA'S JACK MA: New technology 'may cause the Third World War'

6/22/2017 This is the third technology revolution." Machine learning and artificial intelligence have become a hot topic among businesses as of late, with a record number of firms touting the utilization of the new technologies in their business.

GE mixing drones and artificial intelligence in Niskayuna

6/22/2017 In a picnic area at General Electric Co.'s Global Research Center, a group of scientists and engineers are working on a new industrial revolution that will involve robots, drones and artificial intelligence. GE has been developing robot and artificial ...

New artificial intelligence promises to make travel a little smarter. Does it?

6/22/2017 The Terminator wants to be your next travel agent. New artificial intelligence (AI) technologies promise to make travel a little smarter.

Tencent's social network group president is betting on artificial intelligence

6/22/2017 Artificial intelligence may still be in its nascent stage, but the technology has a bright future ahead as companies big and small continue to invest in it and develop their expertise, according to the a senior executive at Chinese tech giant Tencent ...

Inside Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence Comeback | WIRED

6/22/2017 The tech giant is racing to catch up to Google and Facebook in deep learning. Its future depends on it.

Q&A: Pete Kane, CEO of Silicon Valley Artificial Intelligence

6/22/2017 As the CEO of Silicon Valley Artificial Intelligence, Pete Kane has founded multiple startups such as Healthcare Minnesota and Startup Venture Loft, which led to his most recent collaborative creation Silicon Valley Artificial Intelligence. The ...

Jack Ma: Artificial intelligence could set off WWIII, but 'humans will win'

6/22/2017 Jack Ma tells CNBC that artificial intelligence could set off World War III, but humans will ultimately win. The goal of artificial intelligence should be making machines that do things humans cannot do, rather than making them like humans, according ...

Artificial intelligence can predict which congressional bills will pass

6/22/2017 So which ones are worth paying attention to? A new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm could help. Using just the text of a bill plus about a dozen other variables, it can determine the chance that a bill will become law with great precision.

Can resume-reading software help companies make better hires?

6/22/2017 SAP Resume Matching applies a type of artificial intelligence called machine learning to the process of scoring resumes against how well they fit particular job descriptions, said DJ Paoni, who is based in Chicago and is SAP's Midwest managing director.

Next Wave In Artificial Intelligence: Plug In And Work, Plug In For Services

6/22/2017 I once heard it said that if AT&T did not install automatic phone switching technology several decades back, the phone company would now need to employ the entire population of North America to work as operators to meet the demand of today's call traffic.

How Artificial Intelligence Makes Lead Generation Smarter

6/22/2017 Yet, Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Elon Musk have all raised concerns about the threat that artificial intelligence (AI) poses.

Artificial Intelligence Is The Real Thing For Pharma And Medtech

6/22/2017 Artificial intelligence might seem more the preserve of computer nerds and tech giants than pharma companies. But according to Boehringer Ingelheim's global chief data scientist, Philipp Diesinger, "the entire industry is looking at data science and AI".

Artificial Intelligence Will Enable 38% Profit Gains By 2035

6/22/2017 Today Accenture Research and Frontier Economics published How AI Boosts Industry Profits and Innovation. The report is downloadable here (28 pp.

CIOs: Employees Are Your Customers

6/22/2017 Get to know the people using the software. With many IT pros ... Leverage your data analytics to determine when apps need to be upgraded and the typical times that computer crashes seem to occur and then learn from this data to prevent future problems.

IBM Unveils New Ways to Use, Develop for Db2 for Greater Data ...

6/22/2017 MUNICH, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As global data volumes continue to soar and data protection regulations climb, organizations of all sizes are looking ...

Which Wine to Try? Business Students Validate New App

6/22/2017 Using an IBM software program called Watson Analytics and other programs, they verified that Gross' matrix offered a robust, fresh, and useful perspective for wine retailers and buyers.

Mobile-ready Workforce Apps Slated to Grow Exponentially | HR ...

6/22/2017 Apart from the increasing globalization and digitalization, the main drivers for growth are the increasing demand for workforce optimization, cloud computing, ...

Verto Analytics Named SIIA CODiE Award Finalist for Best Business Intelligence Reporting & Analytics Solution

6/22/2017 Verto Analytics is the first-ever mobile consumer behavior analytics solution to be recognized by the SIIA CODiE Awards.

With Cisco's Competitive Threats Growing It's Wisely Doubling Down on Software

6/22/2017 If Cisco Systems Inc.'s (CSCO) $3.7 billion deal to buy top app performance monitoring (APM) software firm AppDynamics in January marked a major expansion of its efforts to use M&A to grow its software and services exposure amid serious hardware ...

Core HR Software Market Thriving on Mobile Apps and Analytics

6/22/2017 San Francisco, California, June 22, 2017 : Increased automation in human resources (HR) processes and the rise of the cloud and mobile deployment are two of the primary factors that will pave a prosperous future for the global core HR software market, ...

SEC: The Role Of Big Data, Machine Learning, And AI In Assessing Risks: A Regulatory Perspective, Scott W ...

6/22/2017 But I have spoken previously on the two core elements that are allowing the world to wonder about its future: big data and machine learning.

ChannelLife NZ - Solix partners with Bock Corp to bring big data solutions to A/NZ

6/22/2017 Bock Corp is a data management services and solutions company serving the greater Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) region, and asserts the partnership with the big data application provider will help the company the empower data-driven enterprises.

Big data, ample opportunity: property sector embraces analytics

6/22/2017 Now the methodology is making inroads into real estate. Some players are ambitious, others ignorant, and many are hopeful. Among them is EY's Selina Short, a real estate segment leader, who has seen the shift in mindset within the sector change rapidly ...