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Behavior analytics tools for cybersecurity move into enterprises

Behavior analytics is one of the more recent buzzwords in enterprise cybersecurity, with more than 35 vendors competing for customers. One vendor, Darktrace, is using machine learning to detect network threats.

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AWS looks to take the drudge work out of data analysis

The new service is designed to be a fully managed data catalog and ETL (extract, transform, load) system.

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What's up with RStudio's 2 high-profile hires?

I talk to Chief Scientist and R 'tidyverse' guru Hadley Wickham to find out.

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Smart everything: Apple’s next product transition

Apple's big investments in machine intelligence show us where it thinks the future lies

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ZoneSavvy taps big data to help SMBs find best sites for businesses

Location, location, location: As the old joke goes, those are the three keys to business success. Now, with big data analysis, corporations can be smarter than ever before about where to open up new offices or businesses.

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Aerovironment's Quantix drone is all about the data

Aerovironment's Quantix drone can cover 400 acres of land in under an hour, gathering data which can then be analyzed using the company's cloud service.

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Sisense brings its analytics platform to chat bots

Analytics firm Sisense has brought its BI platform to chat bots, allowing customers to ask natural-language questions about their data while in Slack, Skype, Facebook Messenger or Telegram.

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These R packages import sports, weather, stock data and more

Want to look at salary trends? Check a stock's price history? Look at the performance of your favorite sports team? Here's how to easily pull publicly available data into R.

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Is Trump's unexpected victory a failure for big data? Not really

The failed predictions in the U.S. presidential race could cast doubts on some hot technology sectors, including big data and customer relationship management.

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Election night: Whoa, was I was wrong

Data seemed so clearly pointing to one result in last night's presidential election. But it wasn't.

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Review: Microsoft takes on TensorFlow

Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit is fast and easy to use, but a little wet behind the ears.

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Tableau to launch visual data-prep software

Tableau is moving into the data-wrangling business, announcing plans for visual data-preparation software code-named Project Maestro.

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R resources for Election Night

Want to geek out with data as the returns come in? Here are some ideas.

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SAP updates HANA in-memory database

For businesses that just want to get off the update treadmill, SAP will support the version released back in May, HANA Support Package Stack (SPS) 12, through May 2019.

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Why I won't be in suspense this presidential election night (in tweets)

I'm with Sam Wang: There's drama, and then there's data.

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Airbnb open sources data-science-sharing platform

The knowledge-sharing framework, still in beta, is designed to bring the discipline of computer-code sharing to data analysis.

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Many executives still mistrust insights from data and analytics

Organizations say they are increasingly focusing on data-driven decision-making to guide their businesses, but a majority of business leaders lack confidence in the insights generated from data and analytics. Professional services...

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Microsoft adds R data visualizations without R to Power BI

You can now use some R visuals without actually knowing R

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