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Eileen McNulty

Eileen McNulty-Holmes is the Head of Content for Data Natives, Europe’s largest data science conference. For the past ten years, they have written, edited and strategised for companies and publications spanning tech, arts and culture. With a core focus in journalism and content, Eileen has also spoken at conferences, organised literary and art events, mentored others in journalism, and had their fiction and essays published in a range of publications. They are passionate about amplifying marginalised voices in their field (particularly those from the LGBTQ community), AI, and dressing like it’s still the ’80s

Big DataNews

Formula One race predictions are increasingly relying on Big Data Analysis. With nearly 243 terabytes (a little over the data at US Congress Library) of data being generated by race teams combined in the 2014 U.S. Grand prix in Austin, TX, dozens of engineers are working on remotely tracking the

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Microsoft announced last week that they have acquired Israeli start-up Aorato, an innovator in enterprise security. Microsoft’s Corporate VP of Cloud and Enterprise Marketing Takeshi Numuto stated in a blog post that they are making this acquisition to give customers a new level of protection against threats through better visibility into their identity infrastructure.  With

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In the USA, the Department of Energy have awarded $425 million to IBM and NVIDIA to develop supercomputers with data-centric computing architecture. “Data-centric computing, or the idea of locating computing resources all places where data exists to minimize data movement, is a necessary and critically important architectural transition that IBM is

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Machine LearningNews

Cortical.io, an Austrian startup whose tech mimics brain function to process language more accurately and natively, have just announced an impressive new funding round. Reventon (NL) is a venture capital firm responsible for this considerable boost to Cortical.io’s coffers. With the new funding, cortical.io already have grand plans on how

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Hortonworks, the data platform that delivers Enterprise Apache Hadoop, integrated with existing systems to create an efficient and scalable way to manage enterprise data, has filed for an Initial Public Offering. The number of shares to be sold and the price range for the proposed offering are yet to be

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Data ScienceNews

Selligy, a sales tools innovator, has revealed in its 2014 Sales Analytics Survey that the sales industry is on the cusp of a data-driven revolution, early last week. “Most sales leaders have been staring at the same CRM reports for a decade, and this survey shows that a wave of

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Machine LearningNewsUncategorized

Sumo Logic, an operational & machine data intelligence company, have announced the next evolution of their product. Their platform will now include a new component, Transaction Analytics, which provides users with insights into deep casual relationships across incredibly complex IT architectures. Sanjay Sarathy, CMO of Sumo Logic, discussed with Dataconomy how

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Aerospike, the provider of flash-optimized in-memory open source NoSQL database, revealed earlier last week that Forensiq, a fraud detection innovator for the online advertising industry, utilises Aerospike for its system. Aerospike’s NoSQL database enables Forensiq to continuously update its fraud database of over 500 million users, mobile devices and IP

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Tableau Software, the Business Intelligence and Analytics outfit, continued its growth run as it touched $100 million in the third quarter. Co-founder and CEO, Christian Chabot, seems to have more reasons to be optimistic owing to the company’s growth run lately. In an interview with GigaOM last week, he stressed

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Data ScienceNews

Link Union, a Home Security startup that intends to build devices using latest technologies to keep people connected irrespective of location, has brought forth the Link-U Hybrid SmartCam that integrates connected devices into a home monitoring system. Using integrated Bluetooth 4.0 LE interface the video monitoring camera with a proprietary,

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