Technology & IT
The rapid growth of the Big Data ecosystem has pushed the frontiers of technology, and our expectations, further than ever thought possible.
The analytics startups market was a hive of activity last week. As well as more established companies making exciting announcements, such as IBM’s new software-defined storage technology and SAS’ expansion of their Hadoop in-memory analytics range, it was a big week for the startups too. Monday saw Splice Machine’s Hadoop
Last Friday saw AT&T presenting new prototypes and discussing the future of technology at their Innovation Showcase in New York. Among the prototypes displayed were GPS sensors for luggage, software for streamlining equipment management in businesses and accessible data visualisation software than can be run from a laptop or tablet.
In 2012, Americans watched more legally-delivered video content via the Internet than on physical formats such as DVDs. This shift in format also allows online content providers to gather large amounts of data on viewer habits. Recommendation engine Netflix is the de facto iTunes for online video content. It collects
Alchemy API is branching out from its usual realm of natural-language processing and into the world of computer vision. Its new product, Alchemy Vision, is the first computer vision API on the market to understand complex visual scenes without textual clues. Using the pixel content, AlchemyVision can recognise multiple
IBM has announced a new portfolio of software-defined storage technology, which intelligently decreases the cost of IT infrastructure and offers unparalleled processing speeds. The technology was developed for the Watson Artificial Intelligence Project, which can comb through 200 million pages of structured and unstructured data in minutes. Watson famously ‘outsmarted’
The Internet of Things is not about what an individual device can do. It’s about what happens when multiple devices start interacting with each other. This also means that the Internet of Things will have to be built on open standards. The Internet works because it adhered to the following
HP announced that HP Helion, its open-source cloud computing services portfolio, will become available in over 20 countries around the world in the next two years. The plan is to spend sums exceeding $1 billion to offer OpenStack-based software, offering HP’s existing cloud products, and providing new products and services,
We caught up with Ori Netzer, VP Product Management at SQream Technolgies to discuss the latest news on the product and technology they are building. Who are you and what are you doing? We are SQream Technologies, a Big Data startup from Israel. We have developed a patent pending technology for Big Data
We met up with Rudolf Bukmaier from Jaspersoft at CeBIT 2014 summit in Hannover. Rudolf Bukmaier is responsible for sales and business development at Jaspersoft in the Southern DACH region. What is Jaspersoft? Jaspersoft is an open source BI (Business Intelligence) provider. Jaspersoft´s vision is to give every user in
We met up with Olav Strand, Regional Director of splunk at the Volkswagen stand in CeBIT. Olav gave us a brief insight into splunk and its EMEA operations. He also explained the interesting collaboration that splunk had with Volkswagen Data Lab at CeBIT in Hannover. splunk is an American multinational corporation headquartered