Eileen McNulty
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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

Numerify Scoops Up $15M To Help Enterprises Gain Insights Into Their Applications
BI & AnalyticsNews

Cloud based business analytics provider, Numerify, partnered with Sequoia Capital to net $15 million in Series B funding round, bringing the financing to date to more than $23 million. The round saw participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners, which was responsible for the Series A round of $8.25M, and other investors

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Vivametrica Launches Health And Fitness Data Aggregator For Actionable Insights Into Your Wellbeing
HealthcareNews

Vivametric are aiming to take the digitisation of healthcare to a whole new level. They’ve developed an open source platform which pools data from wearable fitness trackers, enriches it with health data, and examines it through research-proven analysis to assess and predict health status. Founder and CEO, Dr. Richard Hu

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Largest Hipaa Breach Ever Hits Us Community Health Systems
News

In what seems to be one of the largest HIPAA security breaches that has affected the US, information such as names, Social Security numbers, addresses, birthdays and telephone numbers of 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems has been stolen by online miscreants. Credit card numbers and medical records were

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Data Breach Spree Far From Over, New Study From California Attorney General’s Office Reveals
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Marking out the current status of Data Breach scenario in California, attorney general, Kamala D. Harris has released a report noting that the frequency is far from getting over anytime soon. “We are increasingly adopting technology that is putting our data in systems that are ripe for penetration,” Ms. Harris

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Berlin Based Privacy Startup Zenmate Bags £3.2M In Series A, Amidst Privacy Concerns In “Post-Nsa Landscape”
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Online security and privacy startup, ZenMate has landed £2 million ($3.2 million) in Series-A funding round. The round was led by Holtzbrinck Ventures with participation from existing patron Project A Ventures and new investors like Shortcut Ventures and T-Venture. Principal at Holtzbrinck, Barbod Namini, said about the funding: “We saw

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Cloudera Acquires Data Visualisation Innovator, Datapad
BI & AnalyticsNews

Enterprise Hadoop experts Cloudera have acquired business intelligence and data visualization innovator DataPad. It has been speculated that the acquisition is a bid to obtain Datapad’s workforce which specializes in data analysis on Python, rather than just its technology. “We are thrilled to have the DataPad team join Cloudera and

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Nervana Systems Bags $3.3M For Its Specialised Deep Learning Computing System
Machine LearningNews

Nervana Systems, a San Diego based outfit that has been causing some chatter with its Deep learning applications initiatives, has managed to grab a $3.3 million series A round of venture capital. Deep learning has been touted as the next breakthrough in machine learning and has recently aided in fields

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Amazon Prepared To Invest Staggering $1.1 Billion On Ohio Data Centre
Data ScienceNews

For Amazon Web Services, with ballooning volumes of data come the need for data centres; and lots of them. Recently revealed through a string of articles in newspaper dailies, Amazon is raring to invest up to $1.1 billion in a data center complex on 68 acres of land at Dublin, Ohio’s West

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Uk Met Department To Upgrade Capabilities With Cray Supercomputers
Data ScienceNews

Cray, the supercomputer manufacturing giant, has cracked a $128 million contract with the United Kingdom Met department in its largest ever deal outside of the US, significantly bolstering its presence in the global weather and climate community. Met Office Chief Executive Rob Varley noted, “It will lead to a step

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