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500 Start Ups Selects Expert System as First Semantic Analytics Tool for Members

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Expert System (EXSY.MI), a leader in multilingual semantic intelligence technology for the effective management of unstructured and open source information, announced that 500 Start Ups, one of the world’s most recognized seed fund and accelerator firms, has selected Cogito API as its first semantic analytics tool available to members.

EidosMedia Selects Infobright to Power its Méthode SMART Business Intelligence Platform

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Infobright, the database analytics platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that digital publishing platform provider EidosMedia has selected Infobright to power the business intelligence reporting capabilities of its new-generation Méthode SMART platform.

The Sweet Journey Continues for Royal Swaziland Sugar Driven by the SAP HANA® Platform

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SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that the Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation (RSSC) selected SAP HANA® as its platform of choice, pulling 23 separate systems together under one umbrella.

Hortonworks to Acquire Onyara to Turn Internet of Anything Data Into Actionable Insights

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Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDP), a leader in Open Enterprise Hadoop, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Onyara, Inc., the creator of and key contributor to Apache NiFi, a top-level open source project.

How Data Blending Creates Midmarket Leaders

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A recent survey from Aberdeen Research, licensed by Alteryx shows how big data blending technology is essential to helping a company become a leader in the mid-market.

Datafiniti Launches New Solution to the Real Estate Market by Providing Instant Access to Web Data

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Datafiniti announced the availability of Datafiniti Property Data, which will be the first solution of its kind for the real estate market and rental market in the sharing economy.

Artificial Intelligence is Not Killing Jobs

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Narrative Science, a leader in advanced natural language generation for the enterprise, published their 2015 State of Artificial Intelligence & Big Data in the Enterprise Report. The report includes a survey and analysis revealing numerous insights.

Book Review: The Manga Guide to Linear Algebra

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I was happy to receive a review copy of book employing a very unique approach for teaching mathematics, “The Manga Guide to Linear Algebra,” published by No Starch Press. This is a comic book, perfect for new data scientists! The book is great for newbies because it clearly spells out each minute step in performing calculations involving vectors, matrices, determinants, linear transformations, kernels, eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

Tamr Brings Scalable Data Preparation to the Cloud via Google Cloud Platform

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Tamr, Inc. announced that it is bringing scalable data preparation to Google Cloud Platform via its integration with Google Cloud Dataflow, which was opened recently for general availability by Google.

Video: Fast, Beautiful and Easy Bayesian Modeling

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“There are a number of Bayesian modelling packages available, but how do you know which one to use? This talk will take you through the positives and negatives of the major packages, focusing on the specifics of my work in health statistics, as well as providing a general overview of what these packages can do.”