Thu.Sep 09, 2021

Confluent Helps Organizations Tackle Streaming Data

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

Confluent Platform is a streaming platform built by the original creators of Apache Kafka. It enables organizations to organize and manage streaming data from various sources. Confluent launched its IPO in June this year and raised $828 million to further expand its business.

Web Traffic Forecasting Using Deep Learning

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon Introduction Hello everyone, in this article we will pick the use case of sequence modelling, which is time series forecasting. Time series is all around us from predicting sales to predicting traffic and more.

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Schiff presses Facebook, Amazon on efforts to curb COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

DataFloq

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Representative Adam Schiff on Thursday called on Facebook and Amazon to provide a more thorough explanation of their efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.

Everything you need to know about Hypothesis Testing in Machine Learning

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon What is Hypothesis Testing? Any data science project starts with exploring the data. When we perform an analysis on a sample through exploratory data analysis and inferential statistics we get information about the sample.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Google's voice assistant under new EU antitrust investigation -MLex

DataFloq

By Foo Yun Chee and Nivedita Balu. BRUSSELS/BANGALURU (Reuters) -Alphabet Inc's Google is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators on whether it may be forcing device makers to use Google Assistant as the default voice assistant on Android devices, news agency MLex reported on Thursday.

A Complete guide to Understand Classification in Machine Learning

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon Introduction Machine learning is connected with the field of education related to algorithms which continuously keeps on learning from various examples and then applying them to real-world problems.

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Simple Image Classification Using FastAI.jl

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon The fastai library is now on Julia with similar features available in Python. In this project, we are going to train the Resnet-18 model to classify images from the ImageNet dataset in simple steps.

GM's pickup money machine gets a technology tuneup

DataFloq

By Joseph White. DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co will give its best-selling Chevrolet Silverado large pickup truck models a makeover next spring to fix competitive shortcomings that have left Chevy in third place in one of the most lucrative vehicle market segments in the world.

Pycaret vs Catboost on Soccer Fever Classification Dataset

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon Introduction The main goal of this post is to compare the performance of the Pycaret and Cat boost library by solving a binary classification problem. Soccer, also known as football, is one of the most famous games in the world.

As 'buy now, pay later' surges, a third of U.S. users fall behind on payments

DataFloq

By Anna Irrera. Reuters) - A third of U.S. consumers who used "buy now, pay later" services have fallen behind on one or more payments, and 72% of those said their credit score declined, a new study published by personal finance company Credit Karma showed.

5 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Automating Data Science, But Never Asked!

Speaker: Judah Phillips, Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Product & Growth at Squark

Automating the sophisticated, complex aspects of data science is now simple with the no-code platform Squark. Judah Phillips, the co-CEO & co-Founder of Squark answers the 5 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Automating Data Science, but Never Asked!

An Explanatory Guide to BERT Tokenizer

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon Introduction In this article, you will learn about the input required for BERT in the classification or the question answering system development. This article will also make your concept very much clear about the Tokenizer library.

Exclusive-Singapore's ADVANCE.AI raising $200 million from Warburg Pincus-led investors - sources

DataFloq

By Anshuman Daga. SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore-headquartered tech startup ADVANCE.AI is raising about $200 million in a funding round that will propel it into a small group of Southeast Asia unicorns - unlisted companies valued at $1 billion or more, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Jumpstart Your DataOps Program with DataKitchen’s Lean DataOps

DataKitchen

Adopting DataOps can be easy; by following DataKitchen's 'Lean DataOps' four-phase program, you can roll out DataOps in smaller, easy-to-manage increments. The post Jumpstart Your DataOps Program with DataKitchen’s Lean DataOps first appeared on DataKitchen. On-Demand Webinar

Russia's Yandex says it repelled biggest DDoS attack in history

DataFloq

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A cyber attack on Russian tech giant Yandex's servers in August and September was the largest known distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in the history of the internet, the company said on Thursday.

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How to Scale a Data Literacy Program at Your Organization

Speaker: Megan Brown, Director, Data Literacy at Starbucks; Mariska Veenhof-Bulten, Business Intelligence Lead at bol.com; and Jennifer Wheeler, Director, IT Data and Analytics at Cardinal Health

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and bol.com for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

So You've Built a Fair Model, Now What?

Dataiku

As practitioners of data science, we look at the inputs and outputs of an AI system regularly in order to understand how and why a given decision is made.

Europe's video gaming stocks drop after new China suspension scare

DataFloq

By Danilo Masoni. MILAN (Reuters) -Europe's video game stocks fell on Thursday and U.S. peers looked set to follow after a reported suspension of approvals for new online games in China, the world's biggest gaming market.

Using AI to Further Accelerate Denodo Platform Performance

Data Virtualization

Data virtualization has a privileged position in modern architectures for data discovery and use cases such as data fabric and logical data warehousing. Data virtualization provides unified data access, data integration, and a delivery layer, bridging the gap between distributed.

Carlyle-backed Packable agrees $1.55 billion SPAC merger

DataFloq

By Chibuike Oguh. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Packable, a U.S. e-commerce firm backed by Carlyle Group Inc, said on Thursday it has agreed to merge with Highland Transcend Partners I Corp, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in a deal that values the combined company at $1.55 billion.

Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

Value Proposition of the Cloudera Operational Database over Legacy Apache HBase Deployments

Cloudera

The CDP Operational Database ( COD ) builds on the foundation of existing operational database capabilities that were available with Apache HBase and/or Apache Phoenix in legacy CDH and HDP deployments.

Apple rebuffs Epic request to restore Fortnite developer account in South Korea

DataFloq

By Kanishka Singh. Reuters) -Apple rejected on Thursday a request by "Fortnite" creator Epic Games to restore its account on the iPhone maker's iOS platform in South Korea to add its own payment option, in their latest tussle over app development fees.

Operational Dashboard: Command Operations of Your Business

FineReport

Is there no way to grasp data in normal work and life? Are you caught off guard when violations or high-risk operations occur? At this time, you can turn to operational dashboards. What is an operational dashboard?

Investors hit pause as GameStop goes quiet on reorg

DataFloq

(Corrects to say "sales", not "profit", in paragraph 2). Reuters) - Video game retailer GameStop Corp tumbled 8% in early trading on Thursday as the company's silence on its turnaround plan left its army of small-time investors questioning the meteoric rise in its share price this year.

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A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

The Benefits of Data Governance in Banks and Financial Institutions

Alation

Banks collect and manage a lot of sensitive data. The moment an individual opens an account, you’re asking them for information that needs to be protected, from name and address to social security number.

Bitcoin is barter, not money, Mexico central bank chief says

DataFloq

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Bitcoin is more like a means of barter than "evolved" fiat money, Mexico's central back chief said on Thursday, calling it a high-risk investment and a poor store of value.

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insightsoftware Appoints Lee An Schommer as Chief Product Officer

Insight Software

Industry veteran with extensive experience in ERP and enterprise software to lead global product strategy and portfolio management for high-growth leader in financial reporting and EPM software. RALEIGH, N.C.

Microsoft to take site-by-site approach to U.S. office reopening

DataFloq

(Reuters) -Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it will no longer target a specific date for reopening all of its U.S. offices and instead will reopen each site based on whether it meets a set of company criteria and local health guidelines. Given the uncertainty of COVID-19, we've decided against attempting to forecast a new date for a full reopening of our U.S. work sites in favor of opening U.S.

How to Operationalize Data From Multiple Sources to Deliver Actionable Insights

Speaker: Speakers from SafeGraph, Facteus, AWS Data Exchange, SimilarWeb, and AtScale

Learn how to blend various datasets together from top data providers in AWS Data Exchange like Safegraph, Facteus, and SimilarWeb with internal data to innovate and make smarter decisions at scale.

Integrating Mainframe Data Into an Enterprise SIEM Strategy

Sirius Computer Solutions

A typical enterprise can collect millions of monitoring data points every day. Sifting through all that information and determining what may pose a security threat is where a SIEM (security information and event management) solution comes into play.

Exclusive: Wide-ranging SolarWinds probe sparks fear in Corporate America

DataFloq

By Christopher Bing, Chris Prentice and Joseph Menn. Reuters) - A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into the SolarWinds Russian hacking operation has dozens of corporate executives fearful information unearthed in the expanding probe will expose them to liability, according to six people familiar with the inquiry.

Reflecting on Change.

Teradata

Change is inevitable, but you have to adapt to survive. Take a look back on the last 40 years to see how Teradata has adapted to change.and not only survived, but thrived

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