Wed.Dec 01, 2021

Facebook risks meta flop, metaverse developers say

DataFloq

(Corrects to fix literal in last paragraph). By Elizabeth Howcroft. LONDON (Reuters) -Facebook risks missing the point of metaverse - and a coming shift in consumers' behaviour - if it fails to permit digital ownership, according to some of the virtual world's pioneers.

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How to Implement Data Engineering in Practice?

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Image Source: GitHub Table of Contents What is Data Engineering?

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Match Group to pay Tinder founders $441 million to settle lawsuit

DataFloq

(Reuters) -Match Group Inc said on Wednesday it would pay Tinder founders $441 million to settle a case in which the dating app's executives claimed the parent company lowballed the app's value to avoid paying billions of dollars.

The Guide to Data Analysis with DuckDB

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Reach the next level in your data analysis career by adding DuckDB into your data stack. The guide will help you to understand Python API and various ways to read CSV files with SQL script.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Facebook asks court to dismiss U.S. FTC antitrust lawsuit for good

DataFloq

By Diane Bartz. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Meta Platforms Inc's Facebook asked a U.S. court on Wednesday to dismiss and not allow the refiling of an antitrust lawsuit by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission which urges a court to demand that the company sell two big subsidiaries.

Beginner’s Guide to Ensemble Learning in Python

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as part of the Data Science Blogathon. This guide entails concepts like ensemble learning, Voting Classifiers, a brief about bagging, pasting, and Out-of-bag Evaluation and their implementation. A brief about Random Forest, Extra Trees, and Feature Importance.

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Different Methods for Calculating Sentiment of Text

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Over time, the data have increased exponentially. Digitalization in all areas generates a large number of data per second. Today, this large amount of data is an unstructured type, i.e. there are no predefined formats.

Afterpay delays vote on $29 billion buyout as Square awaits Spain's nod

DataFloq

(Reuters) - Afterpay Ltd will delay a shareholder meet to approve Square Inc's $29-billion buyout of the Australian buy now, pay later leader, as the Jack Dorsey-led payment company awaits regulatory nod in Spain. The investor meet was set for Dec.

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Movie Recommendations with Spark Collaborative Filtering

KDnuggets

Not sure what movie to watch? Ask your recommender system. 2021 Dec Tutorials, Overviews Apache Spark Collaborative Knime Low-Code Recommender Systems

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Jewellery maker Pandora has no plans to join platforms like Amazon or Farfetch -CEO

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COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Jewellery maker Pandora would prefer to invest in physical stores or its own online sales platform rather than join large e-commerce marketplaces like Amazon or Farfetch, its chief executive said on Wednesday. "If

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Optimize the Performance of Your Serverless Functions

Run mission-critical applications on serverless without sacrificing visibility.

5 Practical Data Science Projects That Will Help You Solve Real Business Problems for 2022

KDnuggets

This curated list of data science projects offers real-life problems that will help you master skills to demonstration that you are technically sound and know how to conduct data science projects that add business value. 2021 Dec Tutorials, Overviews Data Science Deployment Project

Dorsey-led Square rebrands to Block in nod to blockchain

DataFloq

(Reuters) -Square Inc, the payments company led by Twitter Inc co-founder Jack Dorsey, said on Wednesday it was changing its name to Block Inc, as it looks to expand beyond its payment business and into new technologies like blockchain.

5 Practical Data Science Projects That Will Help You Solve Real Business Problems for 2022

KDnuggets

This curated list of data science projects offers real-life problems that will help you master skills to demonstration that you are technically sound and know how to conduct data science projects that add business value. 2021 Dec Tutorials, Overviews Data Science Deployment Project

U.S. Senate panel advances Biden's pick Bedoya for FTC

DataFloq

By Diane Bartz and David Shepardson. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted on Wednesday to advance law professor and privacy advocate Alvaro Bedoya's nomination to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.

You Won’t Scale AI Without Enlisting Non-Experts to the Cause

Dataiku

2021 was the year that a significant number of organizations had this critical realization. In a variety of ways, the pool of people building and benefiting from AI is expanding and, in this article, we’ll highlight how and in what capacity. Dataiku Product Scaling AI Featured

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In Brazil, a favela start-up delivers parcels where others fear to tread

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By Leonardo Benassatto. SAO PAULO (Reuters) - For years this maze of narrow alleyways and precariously stacked cinder block homes was off limits for Brazilian e-commerce delivery companies, deemed impassable and dangerous.

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The Seven Best ELT Tools for Data Warehouses

KDnuggets

ELT helps to streamline the process of modern data warehousing and managing a business’ data. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the best ELT tools to help you clean and transfer important data to your data warehouse. 2021 Dec Products, Services Data Science Tools Data Warehouse ELT ETL

Factbox-Grab debuts on Nasdaq, marking biggest Southeast Asia listing

DataFloq

(Reuters) - Grab, Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing and food delivery firm, lists on Nasdaq on Thursday following its $40 billion merger with special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Altimeter Growth Corp. The deal is the world's biggest ever by a blank-check company and the biggest U.S.

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Reference Data: Smoothing Out the Bumps in M&A

Teradata

M&A is an important part of an organization's growth strategy. Getting reference data right can be foundational to overcoming many challenges that come with it

Crypto can bring about financial inclusion, Infosys chair says

DataFloq

By Una Galani and Sankalp Phartiyal. MUMBAI (Reuters) -Crypto assets are worth considering and can be used to bring about more financial inclusion, Nandan Nilekani, chairman of software services exporter Infosys , said at the Reuters Next Conference [link] on Wednesday.

Anima Anandkumar: What’s in the Future for AI?

DataRobot

Anima Anandkumar joined Ben Taylor, Chief AI Evangelist at DataRobot, on the More Intelligent Tomorrow podcast to discuss the future direction of AI technology and its possible enhancement by the addition of more human capabilities.

China to ban loophole used by tech firms for foreign IPOs - Bloomberg News

DataFloq

(Reuters) - China is planning to ban companies from going public on foreign stock markets through variable interest entities, closing a loophole used by the country's tech industry to raise capital from overseas investors, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Monitoring AWS Container Environments at Scale

In this eBook, learn how to monitor AWS container environments at scale with Datadog and which key metrics to monitor when leveraging two container orchestration systems (ECS and EKS).

KDnuggets™ News 21:n45, Dec 1: Most Common SQL Mistakes on Data Science Interviews; Why Machine Learning Engineers are Replacing Data Scientists

KDnuggets

Most Common SQL Mistakes on Data Science Interviews; Why Machine Learning Engineers are Replacing Data Scientists; Vote in new KDnuggets Poll: What Percentage of Your Machine Learning Models Have Been Deployed? KDnuggets: Personal History and Nuggets of Experience. KDnuggets 2021 Issues About Gregory Piatetsky Interview Questions Machine Learning Engineer Poll SQL

Razer's top execs offer to take firm private, valuing it at $3.2 billion

DataFloq

(Reuters) - Razer Inc said on Thursday that a group led by its top executives proposed to take the gaming hardware maker private in a deal that values the Hong Kong-listed company at HK$24.70 billion ($3.17 billion).

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The Future of EUC - Work From Anywhere

Nutanix

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Notable quotes from the Reuters Next conference

DataFloq

(Reuters) - Reuters Next is hosting three days of interviews, panels and presentations with 150+ global leaders discussing the biggest business, social and environmental challenges for the year ahead. Following are some notable quotes from the first day of the Dec. 1-3 conference.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Embedded Analytics – 4 Mission-Critical Steps to Take on Your Analytics Journey

The right analytics capabilities will turn data into valuable insights for your end users. This research-based guide, derived from insights of industry professionals, will allow you to create an optimal strategy for acquiring those capabilities.