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Meet Apache Spot, a new open-source project for cybersecurity

Cloudera and Intel on Wednesday announced that they've donated a new open-source project to the Apache Software Foundation that's focused on using big data analytics and machine learning for cybersecurity.

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Changing the customer conversation with predictive data analysis

From integrated big data platforms to location-based mobile apps to real-time package tracking, the ability to explore, segment and predict customer behavior is a rapidly expanding frontier.

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SAP buys startup Plat.One, part of $2B IoT investment

SAP has bought IoT startup Plat.One, marking the start of a plan to invest US$2 billion in the internet of things over the next five years.

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Power BI gets robust mapping with ArcGIS

Microsoft free Power BI is slated to get some serious mapping capabilities, as Microsoft yesterday announced ArcGIS for Power BI by Esri is on the way sometime this year.

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IBM promises a one-stop analytics shop with AI-powered big data platform

Big data is in many ways still a wild frontier, requiring wily smarts and road-tested persistence on the part of those hoping to find insight in all the petabytes. On Tuesday, IBM announced a new platform it hopes will make things...

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MIT aims to makes sense of Twitter’s presidential debate firehose

With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump set to face off in the first debate of a contentious presidential election tonight, the MIT Media Lab is set to make sense of the firehose of chatter expected to hit Twitter.

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Forget the robocalypse -- 'Homo connecticus' may be what's coming

Robots' potential to take over the world is a commonly expressed fear in the world of artificial intelligence, but at least one Turing Award winner doesn't see it happening that way.

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Esri joins the R Consortium

It's another sign of R's push into the enterprise, as the geospatial analysis vendor joins companies such as Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Google.

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Plan now for the EU's privacy regulation revolution, says HPE exec

The cost of complying with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation might seem like something best deferred until it enters force in 2018 -- but working on compliance could boost profit, not reduce it, say some vendors....

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Will robots help or harm? It's time for 'big thinking,' A.I. experts warn

Robots have considerable potential to make human lives better, but only if humans start doing some "big thinking" now about how to ensure that the effects of artificial intelligence are beneficial, experts said at the Heidelberg...

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SAP woos SMB developers with an 'express' edition of Hana

Aiming to make Hana more accessible to companies of all shapes and sizes, the enterprise software giant unveiled a downloadable "express" edition that developers can use for free.

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Salesforce is betting its Einstein AI will make CRM better

If there was any doubt that AI has officially arrived in the world of enterprise software, Salesforce just put it to rest.

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Find hidden insights in your data: Ask why and why again

Embrace your inner child when analyzing data - ask the data "why," rather than "what."

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How to download new Census data with R

Here's how to get data from the just-released 2015 American Community Survey using R.

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Bottlenose aims to automate data science tasks

Its Nerve Center 3 product targets the mid-range of the market

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How Dyn is rising to the cloud challenge

Trying to capture an end-to-end picture of application performance across an enterprise is challenging enough. Providing that level of visibility for hybrid- and public-cloud-enabled applications presents a whole new level of...

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Scientists at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree can now analyze petabytes of space mission data created decades apart. 

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