Category Archives: Big Data

The 2021 machine learning, AI, and data landscape

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It’s been a hot, hot year in the world of data, machine learning, and AI. Just when you thought it couldn’t grow any more explosively, the data/AI landscape just did: the rapid pace of company creation, exciting new product and project launches, a deluge of VC financings, unicorn creation, IPOs, etc. It has also been […]

AI Weekly: UN recommendations point to need for AI ethics guidelines

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Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more The U.N.’s Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) this week approved a series of recommendations for AI ethics, which aim to recognize that AI can “be of great […]

Rescale raises $50M more to meet demand for high-performance compute

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Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more San Francisco, California-based Rescale, a startup developing compute infrastructure for scientific research simulations, today announce that it raised $105 million in an expanded series C that included Jeff […]

Leveraging small data for insights in a privacy-concerned world

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Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more This article was contributed by Dmytro Spilka When we hear the term ‘artificial intelligence,’ it’s natural to think of big data and the task of sifting through volumes […]

IBM launches AI service to assist companies with climate change analysis

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The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! IBM today launched the Environmental Intelligence Suite, a set of AI-powered software that customers can use to prepare for climate risks that could disrupt operations. By combining AI, weather data, climate risk analytics, and carbon accounting capabilities, the Environmental Intelligence […]

Streamlit, which helps data scientists build apps, hits version 1.0

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The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Streamlit, a popular app framework for data science and machine learning, has reached its version 1.0 milestone. The open source project is curated by a company of the same name that offers a commercial service built on the platform. So […]

Astera Labs announces memory acceleration to clear datacenter AI/ML bottlenecks

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Astera Labs is announcing today key advancements to clear up performance bottlenecks in enterprise datacenters caused by the massive data needs of AI and ML applications. Timed to coincide with Supercomputing21, a conference for high-performance computing that happens this week, the company is launching what it claims is the industry’s first memory accelerator platform based […]

Next-gen business forecasting platform Pigment nabs $73M

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Pigment, a next-gen business forecasting platform that’s setting out to “reboot the spreadsheet,” has raised $73 million in a series B round of funding led by Greenoaks. Any business seeking to harness and unlock big data insights to make better decisions has no shortage of tools at its disposal. But two-year-old French startup Pigment is […]

AI Weekly: EU facial recognition ban highlights need for U.S. legislation

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The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! This week, The European Parliament, the body responsible for adopting European Union (EU) legislation, passed a non-binding resolution calling for a ban on law enforcement use of facial recognition technology in public places. The resolution, which also proposes a moratorium […]

CoreWeave, a provider of cloud services for GPU-powered apps, gets $50M

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CoreWeave, a specialized cloud services provider for GPU-based workloads, said it has partnered with GPU giant Nvidia to enable companies to scale their infrastructure, cut costs, and improve efficiencies. This rather new cloud services provider is offering on-demand computing resources across several verticals in the tech space and said it will continue to improve performance […]