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AI System Predicts 85 Percent of Cyber­attacks Using Input from Human Experts

In a new paper, researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the machine­ learning start­up PatternEx demonstrate an artificial­ intelligence platform called “AI2” that predicts cyber­ attacks significantly better than existing systems by continuously incorporating input from human experts.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 4/18/2016

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Talena Launches ActiveRx™, Predictive Analytics Infrastructure for Big Data Management

Talena, the always-on big data pioneer, has unveiled Talena ActiveRx™, a predictive analytics infrastructure designed explicitly for big data management workloads.

MapD Launches Fast GPU Database and Visual Analytics Platform

MapD Technologies unveiled its GPU-powered database and visual analytics software platform that enables data analysts to interactively explore large data sets at high speed.

Slack Your Data: Looker Releases Slack Integration that Lets Your Data Join the Conversation

Looker, the company that is powering data-driven businesses, announced Lookerbot, the first enterprise data platform to integrate with Slack.

Tectonic is Providing Service for Google Cloud Dataproc

Tectonic, a premier big data analytics provider renowned for its “Insight2Action” methodology, announced, the company is providing services for Google’s new Cloud Dataproc.

New Release of StreamSets Data Collector Takes on Data Drift

StreamSets Inc., the company that delivers performance management for data flows, announced the latest release of StreamSets Data Collector, continuous ingest software that automatically addresses the insidious problem of data drift.

Datawatch Brings Powerful Self-Service Data Preparation Capabilities to IBM Watson Analytics and IBM Cognos Analytics Users

Datawatch Corporation announced it has teamed with IBM to deliver better and faster data access and self-service data preparation to IBM Watson Analytics and IBM Cognos Analytics users.

Slam Dunk Your Data Strategy: What College Basketball Can Teach You About Leading Data Initiatives

In this contributed article by Basho Technologies CEO Adam Wray, we look at lessons learned about your company’s data initiatives by examining the recently concluded NCAA basketball tournament.

Expert System Releases Cogito Studio for Combining the Advantages of Semantic Technology with Deep Learning

Expert System (EXSY.MI), a leader in multilingual cognitive computing technology for the effective management of unstructured information, announced the release of Cogito Studio, a product for developing customized semantic applications for text analytics, including information analysis, categorization and extraction.