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Splunk adds machine learning that's both easy and open

The machine learning features in the latest version of Splunk's enterprise data search platform add useful data analysis features, not simply black boxes

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Meet Apache Spot, a new open source project for cybersecurity

The effort taps big data analytics and machine learning for advanced threat detection

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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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10% off SAP Crystal Reports 2016, Through Friday Only - Deal Alert

SAP Crystal Reports turns almost any data source into interactive, actionable information that can be accessed offline or online, from applications, portals and mobile devices. Currently discounted, for a limited time.

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

The new Project DataWorks can ingest data faster than any other data platform, IBM said

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Tech leaders must act quickly to ensure algorithmic fairness

Do big data algorithms treat people differently based on characteristics such as race, religion, and gender? Tech leaders must take seriously the debate over data usage -- both because discrimination in any form has to be addressed,...

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A high-tech shirt made for speed

Worn by racing driver Tony Kanaan, this high-tech shirt from NTT Data and Toray provides his crew realtime measurements of his body during a race.

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Bossies 2016: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

InfoWorld editors and contributors pick the top open source software for datacenters, clouds, developers, big data analysts, and IT pros

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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source application development tools

InfoWorld's top picks among the tools and frameworks for building web apps, mobile apps, and apps for data analysis and machine learning

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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source big data tools

InfoWorld’s top picks in large-scale search, SQL on Hadoop, streaming analytics, and other flavors of distributed data processing

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SAP woos small business developers with Express edition of Hana

The free download can be used to build apps on a laptop or desktop PC

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Salesforce is betting its Einstein AI will make CRM better

Machine learning, predictive analytics, and natural language processing are coming to all of Salesforce's clouds

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How MIT's C/C++ extension breaks parallel processing bottlenecks

A superparallel future may need new languages, but for now there's Milk, MIT's big data acceleration system that works with tools in existing C/C++ applications

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New programming language promises a 4X speed boost on big data

The Milk language from MIT offers better memory management for large, scattered sets of data

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Untangle your relationships with graph analysis

Sure, there are graph databases like Neo4j, but graph analysis or graph search may be more useful, depending on the sorts of data relationships you need to explore

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Beyond Solr: Scale search across years of event data

Rocana’s dynamic sharding model takes ingest and search of IT operations data to petabyte scale, while maintaining low-latency queries

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Teradata expands analytics for hybrid cloud

Teradata adds features to weave together local and remote instances of its data warehousing product

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Data science predicts election winner!

Statistical predictions are fragile flowers. They can inspire confidence, but often only under specific, ephemeral circumstances

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