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Detecting and Mitigating Fraud at Scale

The presentation below by Eric Levine, Engineering Manager at Airbnb shows how Airbnb’s Trust and Safety team has built machine learning infrastructure from the ground up to catch and defuse fraudsters on the platform.

How Hotels Are Now Benefiting From Big Data

In this contributed article by Rick Delgado, the hospitality industry is examined in terms of how it can benefit from big data technologies.

How Macys Creates Operational Insight on Hadoop

The presentation below from Hadoop Summit 2016 shares how Macy’s successfully made BI work on Hadoop. You’ll see how the company kept the top spot as the largest US department store by innovating with interactive, self-service Business Intelligence directly on Hadoop.

Adding Security and More to Intel® Enterprise Edition for Lustre* Software version 3.0

Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre* Software has taken a leap toward greater enterprise capabilities and improved features for HPC with release of version 3.0. This latest version includes new security enhancements, dynamic LNET configuration support, ZFS snapshots, and other features asked for by the HPC community inside and outside the enterprise. Additionally, it adds the Intel Omni-Path Architecture drivers.

Lexalytics® Radically Simplifies Market Research and Voice of Customer Programs for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Lexalytics®, a leader in cloud and on-prem text analytics solutions, announced the availability of the Pharmaceutical Industry Pack, created to meet the specific needs of market research, social media marketing, customer experience management (CEM) and voice of the customer (VOC) professionals working in the pharmaceutical industry.

Looker Democratizes Census Voting Data

Looker, the data platform company, and Google BigQuery have found hundreds of hidden trends in voting data from the Census Bureau that until now couldn’t be explored freely because of the difficulties of accessing data of this size and complexity.

Leveraging Big Data to Influence Corporate Strategy

In this special guest feature, Rodger Howell, an Advisory principal for PwC’s Strategy&, provides a number of examples of the ways in which organizations that have implemented data analytics practices to increase revenue, boost operating excellence, improve compliance and streamline financial reporting.

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works to Save Over £3 million Annually with Data Analytics

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK), Russia’s third largest steel works, is to save more than £3 million in steelmaking costs by using a machine learning and big data analytics service from Yandex Data Factory.

Big Pharma Finds Antidote to Big Data Chaos

In this special guest feature, Sagar Anisingaraju, Chief Strategy Officer at Saama, discusses how new approaches to big data analytics are helping the pharmaceutical industry address major shifts toward value-based-care.

Teradata Showcases Presto at 2016 Hadoop Summit

“Presto is a perfect fit with the Teradata Unified Data Architecture, an integrated analytical ecosystem for our enterprise customers. Presto enables companies to leverage standard ANSI SQL to execute interactive queries against Hadoop data. With Presto, utilizing Teradata’s Query Grid connector for Presto, customers can execute queries that originate in Teradata Integrated Data Warehouse that join data within the IDW and Hadoop leveraging Presto.”