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Financial data visualizations - how they help businesspeople communicate


Humans are wired to love numbers over text, pictures over written content, and dashboards over spreadsheets. To make business decisions with spreadsheets, the finance team has to pore over thousands of rows of data.

Introduction to Clustering in Python for Beginners in Data Science

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction Extracting knowledge from the data has always been an important task, especially when we want to make a decision based on data. The post Introduction to Clustering in Python for Beginners in Data Science appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Twitter names famed hacker 'Mudge' as head of security


By Joseph Menn. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Social media giant Twitter Inc, under increased threat of regulation and plagued by serious security breaches, is appointing one of the world's best-regarded hackers to tackle everything from engineering missteps to misinformation.

How Scenario Planning for Tax Forecasts Should Work in 2021

Jet Global

Scenario planning is an increasingly important way for multinational enterprises to operate effectively in an uncertain and unpredictable world.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

U.S. upgrades safety probe into nearly 159,000 Tesla vehicles


By David Shepardson. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Monday it was expanding a probe into nearly 159,000 Tesla Model S and Model X vehicles, upgrading it to an engineering analysis, a step required before it can seek to compel recalls.

Combating Fraud in Insurance with Data


Well, it is International Fraud Awareness Week, focused on promoting fraud prevention and education. A fantastic initiative! Maybe I am naïve but I feel a bit sad that there is a need for “fraud week”. The insurance industry has a long and intimate relationship with fraud in many different ways.

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How To Leverage Ontologies with your Mastered Data


Ontologies are used across industries in order to share information in a standardized manner. At its core, an ontology is a shared, explicit and formal domain model for representing entities in one’s data and organization, and it serves as a common vocabulary for human consumption.

ECB to probe major payment system outage


FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank said on Monday it was launching an independent review of a major outage of its payment systems and other incidents affecting its settlement platforms this year.

Building the Responsible AI Pipeline


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Quebec to ban sale of new gasoline-powered cars from 2035


By Allison Lampert. MONTREAL (Reuters) - The Canadian province of Quebec said on Monday it will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars from 2035, joining California and others in announcing moves to shift to electric vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

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Cloud data analytics is helping to assist in the delivery of serving quality, hot food, with a passionate customer experience that keeps visitors craving seconds

"A Man of Principles" - Enterprise Architecture Blueprint for Utilities - Part 3


“I am a Man of Principle”. “I I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times” – a quote from former US Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen.

Happy 40th Anniversary, Sirius!

Sirius Computer Solutions

This month, Sirius turns 40! Founded in San Antonio, Texas in 1980 as Star Data Systems, Sirius has grown to be one of the largest IT solutions integrators in the U.S.,

How Emerging Technologies Have Made Innovative Business Models a Necessity


The internet has been around for a long time now, but in the last few years, executives and business owners have really leaned into what it might mean for their companies. Emerging technologies and an increasingly digital world mean that businesses cannot operate as they always have.

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

Huawei CFO witness testimony to resume in Canada in U.S. extradition case


By Moira Warburton. Reuters) - Witness cross-examination in the U.S. extradition case of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will resume in a Canadian court on Monday where Meng's lawyers are trying to establish that her rights were violated during the events leading up to her arrest.

European activist files complaints against Apple's tracking tool


By Kirsti Knolle. BERLIN (Reuters) - A group led by privacy activist Max Schrems filed complaints on Monday with German and Spanish data protection authorities over Apple's online tracking tool, saying it breached European law by allowing iPhones to store users' data without their consent.

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China's Tsinghua Unigroup defaults on $198 million bond: sources


SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Tsinghua Unigroup, a major government-backed player in China's technology race, has defaulted on a 1.3-billion-yuan ($197.96 million) bond, three sources said, as several high-profile delinquencies by state firms rattled the country's bond market. The default by Tsinghua Unigroup, a wholly-owned division of the prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing, on Monday immediately triggered a credit rating downgrade that is expected to weaken the company's financial health.

Baidu quarterly revenue beats, to buy JOYY's live streaming unit in China


(Reuters) - China's Baidu Inc reported third-quarter revenue above market expectations on Monday and said it would buy social media platform JOYY Inc's video-based live streaming business in China for about $3.6 billion.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

Didi Chuxing, BYD roll out customized vans for ride-hailing service


BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Didi Chuxing and electric vehicle maker BYD on Monday launched their purpose-built D1 van model for ride-hailing services, the first model the ride-hailing giant has unveiled since it said it was working on such a vehicle in 2018.

Uber to accept fast payments in Brazil in partnership with Ebanx


SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc started on Monday to take instant payments in Brazil in partnership with payments startup Ebanx, both companies said.

Prosus expects up to 22.7% earnings growth for six months to end-September


AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Prosus NV , the giant investor in online classifieds, food delivery, and payments, expects to report 16.9-22.7% growth in earnings per share for the six months to the end of September, it said on Monday.

Italy's Nexi clinches all-share merger with Nordic rival Nets


By Elisa Anzolin. MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Nexi has struck its second tie-up in six weeks, agreeing a 7.8 billion euro ($9.2 billion) merger with Nordic rival Nets to create Europe's largest payments group.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.