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Google is using AI to compress images better than JPEG

Small is beautiful, as the old saying goes, and nowhere is that more true than in media files. Compressed images are considerably easier to transmit and store than uncompressed ones are, and now Google is using neural networks to beat...

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Tableau turns to AWS for a cloud-savvy CEO

Data visualization specialist Tableau Software is bringing in seasoned talent to help it compete in an increasingly cloud-based world. The company has hired longtime Amazon Web Services executive Adam Selipsky as its CEO, replacing...

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High technology: How IT is fueling the budding cannabis industry

The goal is to track every plant, product and person associated with the production and sale of marijuana and maintain legal compliance.

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A new algorithm can hide messages in your favorite dance music

It's long been known that secret messages can be included in music through techniques such as backmasking, but now a Polish researcher has developed an entirely new approach.

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How Adobe uses machine learning to drive marketing success

Adobe's new data science tool, Segment Comparison for Analysis Workspace, leverages machine learning to help marketers uncover the key characteristics of the audience segments driving KPIs.

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How the internet could increase global warming

The huge anticipated growth of IoT threatens to use so much power that carbon emissions will be impossible to tame and global warming will escalate, researchers say.

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How Lyft gets a lift from Amazon’s cloud

Ride-hailing app Lyft launched in 2012 from Amazon Web Service’s cloud. Today, the company processes about 14 million rides per month, all still from AWS. At the recent AWS Summit in New York Lyft CTO Chris Lambert described how using...

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TmaxSoft is using clear licensing to woo Oracle database users

It's no secret that Oracle's aggressive licensing tactics can be a source of considerable pain for its customers, and that's just where TmaxSoft is betting it has an edge.

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12% off Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphics Calculator - Deal Alert

Building on the hugely popular TI-83 Plus, the best-selling calculator of all time, the TI-84 Plus adds more speed, more memory, an enhanced high-contrast display, and more Apps.

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An inside look at Cogito's newest emotional intelligence software

CIO's own Sarah White goes on location to examine the role of emotional intelligence software in the workplace and it's potential impact to customer service.

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HPE aims for a big-data boost with $275 million SGI buy

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is buying SGI in a $275 million deal it hopes will give it a major boost in big-data analytics and high-performance computing.

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Amazon Kinesis Analytics lets devs analyze real-time data with SQL

Amazon launched a new tool on Thursday aimed at helping developers build applications that offer insights from a firehose of data in real time.

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Open source R extension simplifies data science with IBM Watson

Open source R extension is designed to help data scientists access a bevy of Watson services without leaving their native development environment.

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Big data for guide dogs. IBM helps train service dogs

IBM's cloud computing division teams with Guiding Eyes for the Blind to help it use big data to improve its guide dogs' screening and breeding processes.

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Self-driving warehouse robots give Giant Eagle a lift

Retailer uses Seegrid vision-guided, autonomous vehicles to increase productivity at distribution centers.

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Tips for scaling up a data analytics project

Four innovation leaders share their adventures in scaling an analytics infrastructure to back up business-critical decisions with hard data.

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Bigfoot data: Disney patent to track visitors by their shoes

Disney plans to track you by your shoes ... and "The Happiest Place on Earth" might become "The Safest Place on Earth"

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8 tips to get more bang for your big data convergence bucks

CIOs can achieve cost savings and productivity gains from the convergence of development, IT ops and BI strategy.

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