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  • Initiative for Analytics and Data Science Standards
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    Interesting info that I have received in my email box a few days ago.  Initiative for Analytics and Data Science Standards (IADSS) conducts a global scale research study to get insights into analytics related roles, associated skill-sets and career paths. We believe this will help set some industry standards which in turn could support... Read more »
  • DatSci & AI Awards returns for 4th year now open to European entrants
    Entry criteria is now live for the DatSci & Ai Awards which will be held on 5th September 2019 at Croke Park, Dublin connecting and celebrating the best in the data science ecosystem across Europe. Following success last year with one of the ten categories being open to all European entrants, 2019 marks the... Read more »
  • Microsoft Joins $250 Million Funding in DataBricks
    Databricks, the high-flying analytics startup founded by the creators of Apache Spark, announced yet another venture funding haul this week as it hustles to meet what it says is growing demand for its analytics platform. The analytics specialist announced Tuesday (Feb. 5) it has raised an additional $250 million in its... Read more »
  • Global Competition for Data Scientists with A$1 Million in Prizes
    Unearthed, an Australian-based energy and resources open innovation platform, is launching an international crowdsourcing competition that calls for geologists, data scientists and mining professionals to develop ground-breaking ideas about mineral exploration. Participants from around the globe can enter the 10-week Explorer Challenge for a chance to win A$1 million and have their... Read more »
  • Global Competition for Data Scientists with A$1 Million in Prizes
    Unearthed, an Australian-based energy and resources open innovation platform, is launching an international crowdsourcing competition that calls for geologists, data scientists and mining professionals to develop ground-breaking ideas about mineral exploration. Participants from around the globe can enter the 10-week Explorer Challenge for a chance to win A$1 million and have their... Read more »
  • The New Dataiku: A Central Hub for Enterprise Analytics, Machine Learning, and Data Science
    Building upon the needs of their customers, some of whom have dozens and even hundreds of users of the software, Dataiku releases a new version that establishes it as a central hub for the development of advanced data science, machine learning, and analytics products.   NEW YORK, November 14 - With a wide... Read more »
  • How SendinBlue uses Machine Learning to help guarantee 30 million messages are delivered daily
    The company partnered with Dataiku to develop a machine learning solution that validates new customer data against over 1 billion emails and events.  The result is an automated system that saves time and money for SendinBlue while maintaining the integrity of their platform, a crucial cornerstone of their business.    SendinBlue is one of the leading... Read more »
  • Alation Delivers Integration with Tableau 10.4
    Alation Delivers Integration with Tableau 10.4 and Previews Tableau Extensions Integration at Tableau Conference 2017 Alation becomes the first data catalog to deliver governance for insight features supporting all Tableau customers, whether on desktops or servers REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Oct. 10, 2017 Alation Inc., the collaborative data company, today announced new ways... Read more »
  • Domino Data Lab Accelerates Model Delivery on AWS
    Unveiling new capability in data science platform used by Fortune 500 companies    San Francisco, CA (September 27, 2017) – Domino Data Lab, a data science platform provider, today announced general availability of its Domino Model Delivery product. Built to run natively on Amazon Web Services (AWS), this offering makes the process of deploying... Read more »
  • Anaconda and Microsoft Partner to Deliver Python-Powered Machine Learning
    Microsoft to embed Anaconda into Azure Machine Learning, Visual Studio and SQL Server, accelerating data science exploration and production deployments   Strata Data Conference, NEW YORK––September 26, 2017––Anaconda, Inc., the most popular Python data science platform provider, today announced it is partnering with Microsoft to embed Anaconda into Azure Machine Learning, Visual... Read more »
  • Wide Open School organizes free educational resources to help parents and teachers homeschool
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    Nearly 300 million kids are missing school worldwide because of the coronavirus outbreak, including some 54 million in the U.S. alone. That’s left parents scrambling for resources to help continue their children’s education, often while also working from home themselves — an almost insurmountable challenge. Today, the non-profit media organization... Read more »
  • Palo Alto Networks to acquire CloudGenix for $420M
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    Palo Alto Networks announced today that it has an agreement in place to acquire CloudGenix for $420 million. CloudGenix delivers a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) that helps customers stay secure by setting policies to enforce compliance with company security protocols across distributed locations. This is especially useful for companies with... Read more »
  • Cue Health awarded $13 million government contract to develop portable, point-of-care COVID-19 test
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    Biotech startup Cue Health has secured a $13 million contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’ Biomedical Research and Development Authority (BARDA), which will be used to speed the development and testing of a handheld molecular test that can detect the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus... Read more »
  • Microsoft launches Edge Zones for Azure
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    Microsoft today announced the launch of Azure Edge Zones, which will allow Azure users to bring their applications to the company’s edge locations. The focus here is on enabling real-time low-latency 5G applications. The company is also launching a version of Edge Zones with carriers (starting with AT&T) in... Read more »
  • Startup group works to get flat-packed protective boxes to frontline COVID-19 medical workers
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    There are a number of initiatives by startup companies and entrepreneurs looking to support the healthcare response to COVID-19, and one that’s addressing a need in the realm of personal protective equipment is the COVID Box project launched by a group of volunteers in Toronto that includes startup founders and... Read more »
  • Roku’s update adds support for Spanish voice commands, visual search results and more
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    Roku announced today it’s preparing to roll out the next version of its operating system, Roku OS 9.3, which powers its popular media players, TVs, and other devices. The flagship feature of this latest release is the introduction of Spanish Language Roku Voice support — meaning consumers will be able... Read more »
  • Amid shift to remote work, application performance monitoring is IT’s big moment
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    In recent weeks, millions have started working from home, putting unheard-of pressure on services like video conferencing, online learning, food delivery and e-commerce platforms. While some verticals have seen a marked reduction in traffic, others are being asked to scale to new heights. Services that were previously nice to have are... Read more »
  • Xage adds full-stack data protection to blockchain security platform
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    Xage, a startup that has been taking an unusual path to secure legacy companies like oil and gas and utilities with help from the blockchain, announced a new data protection service today. Xage CEO Duncan Greatwood, says that up until this point, the company has concentrated on protecting customers at... Read more »
  • Substack offers $100K in grants for independent writers
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    Substack is taking several steps to support the writers and publications using its newsletter platform. After all, just as writers and newsrooms are starting to build real businesses on Substack, the COVID-19 pandemic is dealing a huge financial blow to the media industry. In response, the startup says it will donate $100,000... Read more »
  • Venture capital isn’t escaping the downward spiral of the global economy
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    Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. This morning we’re looking at what venture capitalists got up to in the first quarter of the year and how they are really responding to the current global crisis. It’s easy to... Read more »