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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

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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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Data ScienceNews

Tuesday saw visionary Ray Ozzie and his team launch a redux of the the classic ‘phone call’, in an app called Talko. Ray Ozzie is the founder of Lotus Notes and at one point had taken over as the chief software architect at Microsoft Corp. from founder Bill Gates. For

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The Apache Software Foundation has declared Apache Storm a top-level project, marking a major step towards its maturity as a technology. Designed by the team at BackType/Twitter, to analyze the tweet stream in real time, Storm became an official Apache incubation project in September 2013. Ever since, Hortonworks engineering has

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Machine LearningNews

Still basking in the glory of recently appearing on our 10 Machine Learning Experts list (we can only assume), Andrew Ng recently spoke at a Gigaom meetup on behalf of Baidu, where he has taken up residence as Chief Data Scientist. Ng’s talk concerned Baidu’s big plans for the future-

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BI & AnalyticsNewsRetail & Consumer

Ometria, an outfit providing software solutions to drive profitable e-commerce, has bagged $500k in seed funding, after the $1.5 million seed round in March this year. This round saw participation from 17 new investors including James Bromley, COO at Swiftkey, Andreas Andreou, commercial director at Quidco, Alicia Navarro and Joe

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PROS, a big data software company, today announced Rexam PLC has selected PROS big data applications to enhance its sales effectiveness initiatives. Headquartered in London, Rexam is one of the world’s leading beverage can makers with approximately 8,000 employees across Europe, North America, South America, and in the Africa, Middle

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Artificial IntelligenceMachine LearningNews

Automated code review system startup, Code Climate has raised a $2M round of financing, led by NextView Ventures, joined by Lerer Ventures, Trinity Ventures, and Fuel Capital. NextView co-founder and partner David Beisel wrote in his blog post, “I expected to hear a balanced set of positive and negative feedback,

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Heard is the new Social Network with a difference. It is tailor-made for leakers and whistleblowers. Launched earlier last week on the 18th, Heard, focuses on verifying people while still keeping their anonymity intact, adding a yet non-existent layer of security for whistleblowers, sources, and leakers, reports Motherboard. Dave Vronay,

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Open source In-Memory Data Grid Hazelcast has secured an $11 million Series B Venture Capital round last week. Roland Manger from Earlybird Venture Capital, who will be joining the Board of Directors at Hazelcast, said, “Over the last three years, we have seen Hazelcast making significant progress in its path

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Events

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is looking to further expand the existing faculty for its Information Systems Technology and Design (ISTD) pillar for the 2014-15 academic year. The ISTD pillar focuses on “Information Technology” and its relationship

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