Thu.Nov 19, 2020

Britain launches review to keep London listings competitive


By Huw Jones. LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's finance ministry said on Thursday a former financial services commissioner for the European Union will review listing rules to make London more attractive for tech companies.

Exclusive Interview with 2x Kaggle Master Gilles Vandewiele!

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction “I think one of the nice things about the data science field is that it is so multi-disciplinary and that anyone who aspires. The post Exclusive Interview with 2x Kaggle Master Gilles Vandewiele! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Facebook estimates hate speech seen in 1 out of 1000 views on its platform


By Elizabeth Culliford. Reuters) - Facebook Inc for the first time on Thursday disclosed numbers on the prevalence of hate speech on its platform, saying that out of every 10,000 content views in the third quarter, 10 to 11 included hate speech.

Data Engineering 101 – Getting Started with Apache Airflow

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Understanding the need for Apache Airflow and its components We will create our first DAG to get live cricket scores using Apache Airflow. The post Data Engineering 101 – Getting Started with Apache Airflow appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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.

Exclusive: Vietnam threatens to shut down Facebook over censorship requests - source


By James Pearson. HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam has threatened to shut down Facebook in the country if it does not bow to government pressure to censor more local political content on its platform, a senior official at the U.S. social media giant told Reuters.

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Absolutely Essential AI Cybersecurity Trends to Follow in 2021

Smart Data Collective

Artificial intelligence is at the forefront of the digital revolution. One of the most important ways that AI is transforming our lives is through cybersecurity.

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Playing Our Part in Supporting Women’s Education in STEM


Dataiku is committed to shaping the future of data in a way that is fair and diverse, from promoting responsible AI to fighting racism and increasing opportunities for queer talent in tech.

Amazon France agrees to delay 'Black Friday' operations to Dec. 4


By Dominique Vidalon and Matthieu Protard. PARIS (Reuters) - Amazon said on Thursday it would postpone its "Black Friday" discount shopping sales in France to Dec.4, joining other retailers in delaying the event amid a nationwide lockdown slated to last until Dec.

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The Fascinating Role of Data Visualization and Techniques for Assorted Variables

Smart Data Collective

Data is one of the most valued assets for the businesses today. And since every aspect of the organization creates data, which is relevant to the businesses to understand the whys and whens in the processes, companies are in a rush to gain the ability to capitalize on what data has to offer.

New contact tracing apps stir hope for virus fighters in U.S. states


By Paresh Dave. OAKLAND, Calif. Reuters) - A new wave of mobile apps that help track exposure to the coronavirus is coming to U.S.

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.

Implementing a Cohesive Approach to Agile Portfolio Management in 2020

Smart Data Collective

Over the last 15-20 years, Agile has either fully or partly been incorporated into most companies. The reason is that Agile project management practices really work and are proven effective.

Amazon France CEO: We have decided to delay Black Friday operations to Dec. 4


PARIS (Reuters) - The head of Amazon France said on Thursday his group had decided to postpone its "Black Friday" discount shopping sales to Dec.4. Today we have decided to delay the date of Black Friday if this can help shopkeepers reopen before Dec.1.

How a modern data platform supports government fraud detection


November 15-21 marks International Fraud Awareness Week – but for many in government, that’s every week. From bogus benefits claims to fraudulent network activity, fraud in all its forms represents a significant threat to government at all levels. Some experts estimate the U.S.

EU digital chief to talk to tech giants over rules to curb their power


By Foo Yun Chee. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's digital chief has invited companies including Alphabet , Apple , Amazon and Facebook to video talks next week to discuss draft rules to curb their powers, an EU official said on Thursday.

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.

The State of Planning in Dynamic Times


In this blog we take a closer look at the recently published BARC study “Sound Decisions in Dynamic Times.” ” What findings and insights can be derived for organizations and is it worthwhile to read it yourself? Let’s find out: Is your organization agile and resilient?

Nvidia, Epic to bring 'Fortnite' back to iPhones in 'near future'


By Stephen Nellis and Supantha Mukherjee. Reuters) - Nvidia Corp and Epic Games on Thursday said they are working together to put video game "Fortnite" back on Apple Inc's iPhones in the "near future" as part of Nvidia's streaming game service.

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erwin Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions for Second Year in a Row


erwin has once again been positioned as a Leader in the Gartner “2020 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions.”. This year, erwin had the largest move of any player on the Quadrant and moved up significantly in terms of “Ability to Execute” and also in “Vision.”.

Inflation-hedge, risk-on bet: What's behind bitcoin's 2020 rally?


By Tom Wilson and Ritvik Carvalho. LONDON (Reuters) - Is it an inflation hedge? A currency? Or just another niche asset to take a punt on? Bitcoin is in the headlines, re-kindling a debate over its true role and the drivers behind its latest scintillating rally.

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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.

Gartner Names Alation a Leader in Metadata Management


The post Gartner Names Alation a Leader in Metadata Management appeared first on Alation. Company News Alation data catalog Gartner gartner magic quadrant metadata management

Model Y drags down Tesla's ranking in annual reliability survey by Consumer Reports


By Ben Klayman. DETROIT (Reuters) - Tesla Inc's newly introduced Model Y crossover, which has had body-hardware and paint issues, dragged down the electric-car maker's standing in Consumer Reports magazine's annual reliability study.

5 Ways Real-Time Financial Reporting Mitigates Enterprise Risk

Jet Global

This article is part of our multi-part series about the challenges that CFOs face going into 2021. Please be sure to check back for other posts in the series coming soon. 2020 brought with it a series of events that have increased volatility and risk for most businesses.

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EU auditors see uphill battle for EU antitrust regulators versus big tech


By Foo Yun Chee. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust enforcers face an uphill battle in tackling tech giants abusing their dominance because of the difficulty of finding remedies, the EU's budget watchdog said on Thursday in its first audit of the regulators.

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.

Preparing Your Tax Systems for Year-End Success

Jet Global

Webinar Date: December 10, 2020 at 11 am EST. Register Now. In this webinar, we will identify actions that your tax department can take now to ready your team, workpapers, and systems for the annual provision reporting period.

Huawei lawyers to grill Canada border agent in CFO's U.S. extradition case


By Sarah Berman. VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A Canadian border agent who interrogated Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou before her arrest on a warrant from the United States two years ago will face more questions on Thursday in court about his interactions with police before her arrest.

How to Succeed With AI: Tie It to Business Decisions

Decision Management Solutions

by James Taylor, CEO, Decision Management Solutions. Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform businesses, and adoption is on the rise.

COVID-19 crisis: a shot in the arm for Russian e-commerce


By Anna Rzhevkina and Alexander Marrow. GDANSK/MOSCOW (Reuters) - The coronavirus crisis has helped fuel a surge in online shopping in Russia that has put even the remote icy expanse of Chukotka on the e-commerce map.

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Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

Blockchain for Business and Product


Part 2: Mining Cryptocurrency ( Part 1: Mental Models for Blockchain ) There is currently a lot of hype around cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, and decentralized consensus systems.

Russian parliament given draft law enabling Moscow to block U.S. social media giants


MOSCOW (Reuters) - Lawmakers in Russia's parliament presented draft legislation on Thursday that, if passed, would enable the government to restrict internet access to U.S. social media giants deemed to have discriminated against Russian media outlets.