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‘IoT for Puppies’ and AI Help Identify Guide Dog Trainees with the Right Stuff

The bond between dogs and people extends back before our pre-history and couldn’t be more natural. Artificial intelligence and IoT-generated machine data are now extending into a revered form of this bond – the relationship of the visually impaired and their service dogs... Full Article...

3+ Months after Launch, Wasabi’s Assault on S3 Said to Be on Plan

David Friend comes across as a modest, unassuming fellow who talks about his start-up storage company, Wasabi, and its technology in an understated, commonsensical kind of way. But make no mistake, Friend is pursuing a grand ambition that takes dead aim at a... Full Article...

IBM Scales AI with Distributed Deep Learning

IBM announced today an enhancement to its PowerAI software platform aimed at scaling AI models on today’s fastest GPUs. Scaling to 256 GPUs with its new distributed deep learning (DDL) library, IBM reported it has bested previous scaling records set by Google and Facebook on two well-known... Full Article...

How to Finance a SaaS Solution

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The way clients order and pay for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions continues to evolve. While many SaaS offerings are available on a month-to-month basis, most enterprise deals offer adiscount for pre-paid multi-year contracts. This practice, which is now ubiquitous in the industry... Full Article...

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Data Unification: A New Path to Digital Transformation

You may be familiar with the cliché that data is the new oil and analytics is the combustion engines that will power enterprises to corporate nirvana with all manner of game-changing insights. But the problem is that for most large businesses, enterprise data is like the tar sands. ... Full Article...

Intel Moves on Blockchain, Self-Driving Cars

Chip giant Intel Corp. continues to diversify beyond its x86 roots into emerging markets ranging from autonomous vehicles to blockchain technology. It announced initiatives this week covering both, including a partnership with Microsoft to provide hardware and joint software development for a... Full Article...

Data Among Keys to Industrial IoT Success
Among the first sectors likely to cash in on the Internet of Things is industrial, which has been in the vanguard of networking the factory floor to achieve efficiencies while collecting and leveraging all the data generated by connected devices and machines. A new study on how to make money on the industrial IoT finds​.... Full Article...

Huawei, MapD Join Forces on GPU-Based Servers
Huawei, MapD Join Forces on GPU-Based Servers Data analytics and visualization specialist MapD Technologies has inked a deal with Huawei, the multinational networking and telecommunications giant, to juice the Chinese vendor's server hardware with scalable GPU-supported analytics. The partners announced... Full Article...

Senate Bill Seeks to Boost IoT Security
Responding to a rash of malware attacks on early and vulnerable Internet of Things devices, lawmakers have stepped forward with a proposal to improve weak IoT cyber-security. While attempts at legislating technical specs don't always pan out, four U.S. senators are nevertheless proposing​... Full Article...

U.S. Expands Cyber Training Effort
In order to secure enterprise networks and their far-flung components, everyone needs to be on the same page. That's at least part of the thinking behind a renewed U.S. cyber initiative designed to bring embattled security teams up to speed as threats continue to evolve. The National... Full Article...

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