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NVIDIA Doubles Performance for Deep Learning Training

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NVIDIA announced updates to its GPU-accelerated deep learning software that will double deep learning training performance. The new software will empower data scientists and researchers to supercharge their deep learning projects and product development work.

Xplenty Rolls Out Analytics-as-a-Service for Amazon S3

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Xplenty, the data integration platform that makes it easy to process more data more quickly, announced its newest offering, Analytics-as-a-Service or “A3S.” This latest addition to Xplenty’s extract, transform and load (ETL) software enables users to query and analyze data directly on Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3™).

NextUser Taps IBM Watson to Improve Marketing Strategies and Personalize User Experiences

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NextUser, an open marketing automation and analytics platform, announced it is leveraging IBM Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities to help companies provide personalized digital marketing strategies.

Big Data Humor: A Little Game for the Data Scientists

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Who knew! Data scientists now have a little game. We’ve been waiting a long time for this!

Teradata Launches Configurable Appliance for Big Data with Choice of Hadoop Distributions

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Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, launched the next-generation Teradata Appliance for Hadoop®, version 5, which is configurable, ready-to-run and offers a choice of the latest version of Hadoop from Hortonworks® (HDP™ 2.3), and for the first time, Cloudera (Cloudera Enterprise 5.4).

Accenture Simplifies Analytics for Businesses with Cloud-Based Insights Platform

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Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is launching the Accenture Insights Platform, a cloud-based, end-to-end analytics solution designed to simplify analytics and deliver real-time, actionable insights to businesses for a competitive advantage.

Adler Planetarium Uses Attendance Data to Visualize and Enhance Visitor Experience

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Adler Planetarium enlisted the help of Chicago-based Inquidia Consulting, a leading data engineering and data science firm to select and build an advanced data management and visualization platform

Text Analytics Market to Reach $6.5 Billion by 2020

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According to a new market research report by Allied Market Research entitled “Global Text Analytics Market- Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Growth and Forecast, 2014- 2020,” the global text analytics market has a potential to reach $6.5 billion by 2020.

Big Data Humor: The Fat Jewish is Big Data featuring Todrick as Hadoop

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Our friend Big Data a.k.a The Fat Jewish and his partner in knowledge Todrick Hall share some wisdom for what your customers really need. Check them out as they drop massive analytical intelligence in this newly released rap video.

RedPoint Data Management and Campaign Management Products Now in the Cloud

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Data-driven marketers can now use the cloud to deploy two highly-rated digital marketing products. RedPoint Global Inc., a leading provider of data management and customer engagement software, made RedPoint Data Management™ and RedPoint Interaction™ available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.