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IBM amps-up Watson cybersecurity experiences

IBM Watson goes to the enterprise with 40 companies now adding smarts to the cognitive system.

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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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How to use data to design the best market for your company

Can you use technology to create the market your business wants? Behavioral economics say, ‘yes’ — and thanks to big data it’s about to become a service any business can access.

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Customer insights: Digital is changing who you compete against

You now compete against businesses across industries that provide experiences that are so great your customers will expect the same from you.

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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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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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Nokia uses analytics, machine learning to help mobile providers

As mobile competition heats up, Nokia is betting that advanced data analytics and machine learning will help wireless carriers optimize their customer service.

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Nate Silver shares the secrets of accurate predictions

In the wake of a surprising U.S. presidential election season, FiveThirtyEight.com founder Nate Silver offered forecasting problems and suggestions for software professionals.

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Review: Spark lights up machine learning

Spark brings efficient machine learning to large compute clusters and combines with TensorFlow for deep learning

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Why Microsoft is going all-in on AI

Microsoft has positioned artificial intelligence as being as important as Windows, Office and Cloud. Here's why.

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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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Beware dodgy data analysis

Applying data analysis in absence of deep understanding of your business can have disastrous results.

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Carnegie Mellon researchers visualize way to fend off DDoS attacks

Following the massive DDoS attack that last month that targeted DNS provider Dyn and temporarily knocked Twitter, Netflix and other big names off the Internet, we were bombarded with pitches from vendors begging to offer their expert...

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SAP aims to simplify innovation with update to HANA in-memory database

SAP wants businesses struggling to keep up with the pace of innovation in its HANA in-memory database to relax as it readies a new version, to be known as HANA 2.

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New Relic delivers its infrastructure monitoring—and with that provides a broad platform

New Relic Infrastructure is another component of the New Relic Digital Intelligence Platform, a broadly unified monitoring platform that includes analytics.

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Young tech entrepreneurs inspired by hearts, minds, stomachs, and not necessarily in that order

Annual Rocket Pitch event at Babson College produces rapid-fire startup ideas from young entrepreneurs

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Nyansa brings a new approach to end-user management

Nyansa's Voyance+ provides significantly more accurate insight into real-time and historical behavior of applications.

Getting a grip on user application experience

New user application analytics technology helps IT manage the quality of users’ experience as BYOD, Wi-Fi, UC and cloud-based SaaS apps take hold

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