Machine LearningNews

Jeff Hawkins and Donna Dubinsky started Numenta with the intention of modeling and mimicing how the human brain processes information. It was an ambitious task, and one that has been nearly a decade in the making. But now, 9 years after it was started, Numenta has held an open house

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Big DataData Science 101Understanding Big Data

This article is a continuation of my first article, 25 Big Data terms everyone should know. Since it got such an overwhelmingly positive response, I decided to add an extra 50 terms to the list.  Just to give you a quick recap, I covered the following terms in my first

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Data Science

Despite the advances in data integration and the blurring of the lines between batch (ETL) and real-time (EAI) integration, the process of managing and blending third-party or externally public datasets continues to be a burden for IT, and a cost for business, both in dollars and missed opportunities. Identifying and

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FinTech

Despite some ups and downs over the years, Bitcoin is still hanging round as an alternative currency. There are those who still believe that the future is bright, and that Bitcoin may just represent the future of money. Indeed, we’re still pretty early in the life of the leading cryptocurrency.

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Data ScienceFinance

FinTech is disrupting the banking world—and bringing consumers along for the ride. Of course, such a major shift in policies and the way companies do business is bound to have equally powerful effects on legislature. Regulations have been strict since 2008, and many US banks have been hit with huge

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ConversationsFinanceFinTech

With 17 years of Financial Services experience under his belt in places such as London, New York, Tokyo, and Singapore, Nasir Zubairi has brought his own touch of innovation and value to numerous organizations and startups. His current role at FinLeap sees him advising and building the next generation of

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FinTech

Since its rise in 2008, Financial Technology, or FinTech, has been disrupting the banking industry, reshaping businesses, and transforming the way consumers manage and use money. Innovators and entrepreneurs are storming what was once considered an inefficient, inflexible arena, and plenty of investors are following close at their heels. Investment

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News

Over the past few years, DataTorrent have made a real name for themselves in the big data analytics space with their propietary real-time streaming (RTS) on Hadoop technology. Today, they announce an extra $15 million funding to smooth out the wrinkles in the big data pipeline. This latest cash injection

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Big Data

Tigers remain one of the most powerful and awe-inspiring creatures on our planet. Yet despite being widely revered for their strength, ferocity and beauty, the tiger is in danger. According to WWF, as few as 3,200 exist in the wild today; we have lost a staggering 97% of wild tigers

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Data ScienceNews

The European Parliament has just voted in favour of a proposal to “break up” Google. The proposal moves that Google separate search from all of its another avenues of revenue and business. The victory was decisive, as European legislators voted 458 to 173 in favour of the proposal. Upon first

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