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LLVM-powered Pocl puts parallel processing on multiple hardware platforms

Open source implementation of OpenCL automatically deploys code across numerous platforms, speeding machine learning and other jobs

App dev trends going hot -- and cold

21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold

Hot or not? From the web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what's in and what's out in app dev

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Review: Amazon QuickSight covers the BI basics

A promising data analysis tool in the cloud, QuickSight is easy to use but limited in terms of visualization types

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MIT-Stanford project uses LLVM to break big data bottlenecks

Written in Rust, Weld can provide orders-of-magnitude speedups to Spark and TensorFlow

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Machine learning proves its worth to business

AI on the verge: Early adopters reap business benefits, as machine learning nears the mainstream

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5 web analytics tools every business needs

For deep insights into how users interact with your website or app, look no further than these affordable tools

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Data governance as an accelerator, not a roadblock

A data governance strategy is key for organizations to get the most value from their company data

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SAP adds new features to Vora and readies a cloud version

New data engines will run on SAP Cloud Platform Big Data Services and elsewhere

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Why Splunk keeps beating open source competitors

Arguably the first widely used big data tool, Splunk provides the kind of end-to-end user experience open source solutions lack

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Mesosphere DC/OS brings elastic scale to Redis, Couchbase

The latest version adds new big data applications and more container introspection and logging tools

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MapR unveils platform for IoT analytics at the edge

MapR Edge is a new small footprint edition of the MapR Converged Data Platform geared for capturing, processing and analyzing data from internet of things devices at the edge

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Google's new cloud service eases data preparation for machine learning

Google launched a bundle of big data features on Thursday, including one that's supposed to ease the preparation of data for machine learning applications

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3 Kaggle alternatives for collaborative data science

If you're dismayed that Kaggle is now part of the Alphabet soup, these sites continue the tradition of crafting a bounty-paying, competitive venture out of research

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Uber should use data science to fix its culture

How do you know if your company has a problem with bias about gender, race, or other factors? The data is there for you to find out—and fix the problem

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MongoDB adds free tier and migration utility to cloud service

NoSQL specialist MongoDB seeking to reduce barriers to entry for its database-as-a-service

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MapR and Outscale partner on big data PaaS

The cloud provider unveils a big data PaaS offering built on the MapR Converged Data Platform

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Facebook's new machine learning framework emphasizes efficiency over accuracy

Faiss can search massive amounts of images or video in far less time than prior solutions, using a technique that could empower other machine learning projects

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Making sense of machine learning

Machine learning and AI enjoy superstar status, yet most people stumble over the basic concepts — let alone obscure algorithms

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