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4 content optimization tactics you can implement today

Let’s take a look at a few ways that any content pro can make the most of existing articles.

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Google says welcome to the Cloud 2.0

Enterprises' initial entrance into the cloud is over and they are witnessing the arrival of the Cloud 2.0. That's the word from Diane Greene, senior vice president for Google's cloud businesses.

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Datameer gets an overhaul to make big data analytics easier

The rise of the citizen data scientist has placed a new premium on easy-to-use analytics tools, and on Tuesday, Datameer announced a fresh version of its namesake platform designed with that imperative in mind.

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Microsoft updates Dynamics CRM with a new IoT twist

Microsoft's Dynamics CRM 2016 software has been updated for spring, and the release brings with it a brand-new tool to help companies tap the Internet of Things for their customer-service efforts.

Datafest! Highlights from Open Data Science Conference Boston

I round up some of the more interesting sessions at ODSC Boston

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Can robots make art? Yes, but don't ask them to write a poem

Robots can paint, but when it comes to writing, they shouldn't quit their day jobs. That's the combined conclusion from results of two contests announced this week.

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Machine learning: Demystifying linear regression and feature selection

The time-tested technique for predicting numbers, and the role of domain knowledge in machine learning.

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SAP's new data service can tell you who's in your store

Marketers can tap virtually limitless volumes of data about customers' online activities, but the offline world isn't nearly as forthcoming. That's where SAP aims to help.

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With Assistant, Google wants to always be with you

Google is harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to power Assistant, a new product that will follow users through their lives, helping them out with daily tasks and answering their questions.

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SAP seeks to simplify IT with a beefier version of Hana

SAP has updated its flagship Hana in-memory computing platform with a raft of new features designed to make IT simpler while giving organizations a better handle on their data.

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A new app from SAP helps line managers keep track of their budgets

It's not always easy for line-of-business managers to get a real-time view into budget and spending, but a new mobile app from SAP aims to change all that.

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5 things you need to know about data exhaust

Big data is now a familiar term in most of the business world, and companies large and small are scrambling to take advantage of it. Data exhaust, on the other hand, is less widely known, and in some ways it's an evil twin brother.

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Adobe adds data-science muscle to its cloud services

Adobe on Wednesday announced a host of new algorithms in its cloud services designed to help uncover new patterns and put them to work.

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Review: 6 machine learning clouds

Amazon, Microsoft, Databricks, Google, HPE, and IBM machine learning toolkits run the gamut in breadth, depth, and ease

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IBM's Watson is going to cybersecurity school

The result will be a cloud service called Watson for Cyber Security that's designed to provide insights into emerging threats as well as recommendations on how to stop them.

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How the skills shortage is transforming big data

Even as hard-core "quants" are acquiring ever more sophisticated skills to help meet the demand at one end of the spectrum, traditional business people are getting more savvy about data analysis and presentation.

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These grad students didn't know their teaching assistant was a robot

On the Internet, "nobody knows you're a dog," as the old meme goes, and today, the same can increasingly be said of robots.

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Twitter blocks access to analytics of its data to U.S. intelligence agencies

Twitter has blocked a data-mining company from providing analytics of real-time tweets to U.S. intelligence agencies, according to a newspaper report.

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