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WannA/B by the Stats Girls: How to Use A/B Testing for Event Promotion

Dataiku

The Stats Girls, a popular girl group founded in the 90s, are about to reunite for an exclusive concert. To make sure their fan base will be there, they asked their marketing analyst, Victoria, to run an online campaign.

Complete Guide on Encoding Numerical Features in Machine Learning

Analytics Vidhya

ArticleVideo Book This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction In Machine learning projects, we have features that could. The post Complete Guide on Encoding Numerical Features in Machine Learning appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Biden signs cybersecurity executive order after Colonial Pipeline attack

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By Christopher Bing and Nandita Bose. Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Wednesday that advances federal cybersecurity capabilities and encourages improvements in digital security standards across the private sector which has been hit by a spate of cyber attacks.

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Announcing the 2021 Data Impact Awards

Cloudera

2020 saw us hosting our first ever fully digital Data Impact Awards ceremony, and it certainly was one of the highlights of our year. We saw a record number of entries and incredible examples of how customers were using Cloudera’s platform and services to unlock the power of data.

Insiders' Guide to Self-Service Analytics

Self-service analytics are vital for how your users interact and engage with your application. As you explore analytics solutions for your application, see why self-service analytics can prove critical to the adoption and stickiness of your application.

Musk tweets Tesla self-driving rollout could take a couple of months; stock falls

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(Removes quotation marks in fist paragraph). By Hyunjoo Jin and Eva Mathews. Reuters) - Tesla Inc's top boss Elon Musk said Tesla is tweaking its self-driving software to eliminate a phantom braking problem and may release a significantly improved version within the next two to three weeks.

The Denodo Platform is the Conductor’s Baton

Data Virtualization

After my first few days working here at Denodo, I realized that the Denodo Platform is like the conductor’s baton in the orchestra. Let me explain. If you think about it, the baton is the most powerful instrument in the.

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BI Bake-Off Rocks The Virtual Data & Analytics Summit, 2021!

Rita Sallam

We just completed our live Virtual BI Bake-Off as part of our first ever Virtual Data & Analytics Summit. The Bake-Offs are fast-paced, informative sessions that let you see vendors side-by-side using scripted demos and a common data set in a controlled setting.

Final leg of Huawei CFO extradition hearings set to resume in August

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By Sarah Berman. Reuters) - Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou and her legal team are set to return to court for three more weeks of extradition hearings starting Aug. 3, following a fourth attempt by Meng’s lawyers to introduce new evidence, a Canadian court heard on Wednesday.

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Raise Your Corporate IQ by Documenting and Sharing Business Knowledge

Decision Management Solutions

by Charlotte DeKeyrel, Expert Decision Modeler. Decision Management Solutions. You know who they are—the members of the brain trust in your organizations. They are the seasoned subject matter experts who understand business decision-making and business processes down to the letter.

Tesla's Musk reverses course on taking bitcoin, citing climate concerns

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By Hyunjoo Jin and Kanishka Singh.

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The History of the Word "Hacker"

According to one of the best English etymological dictionaries available, the word "hacker", with the sense of evil/good and brilliant computer programmer, was born in the halls of MIT. This fact alone reminds us that culture and words begin in actual places. At that time, to hack code, or hack out code, had a negative connotation. Where did this come from? Read this eBook to learn how the word "hacker" has evolved.

Nutanix at ServiceNow Knowledge 2021 Conference

Nutanix

We are excited to be Sponsors at the ServiceNow® digital conference Knowledge 2021 on May 11-20 to share with customers of ServiceNow and Nutanix why this integration matters and how they can best leverage it

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Australia's Wright launches lawsuit over $5.7 billion bitcoin haul

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By Kirstin Ridley. LONDON (Reuters) - An Australian computer scientist who alleges he created bitcoin has launched a London High Court lawsuit against 16 software developers in an effort to secure bitcoin worth around 4 billion pounds ($5.7 billion) he says he owns.

Apple says 'Chaos Monkeys' author hired in ads business has left company

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By Stephen Nellis. Reuters) - Apple Inc on Wednesday said Antonio García Martínez, a former Facebook Inc product manager who joined Apple recently to work in its advertising business, is no longer with the company.

Alphabet Waymo self-driving unit CFO following CEO out the door

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(Reuters) - The chief financial officer of Alphabet Inc's self-driving unit Waymo is following its chief executive out the door, the company said on Wednesday. Waymo confirmed that CFO Ger Dwyer is leaving the company. Also leaving is Adam Frost, the head of automotive partnerships.

11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

Bitcoin ticks back in Asia after Musk tweet sent price down 17%

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By Kevin Buckland and Alun John. TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Bitcoin rebounded to about $50,000 in Asian trading on Thursday after plunging as much as 17% after Elon Musk tweeted Tesla Inc had stopped accepting bitcoin to purchase its vehicles due to climate concerns.

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Bill to ban TikTok on U.S. government devices passes committee

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously passed a bill that would ban U.S. federal workers from downloading the popular app TikTok onto U.S. government devices, Senator Josh Hawley, a bill sponsor, said in a press statement on Wednesday.

Italy's regulator asks TikTok for further action on users aged under 13

DataFloq

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's data protection regulator said on Wednesday it had asked video-sharing app TikTok to strengthen measures to prevent young users from accessing the platform after the group has already removed more than 500,000 users under the age of 13 in almost three months.

Digital coin ether hits record high as 2021 gains near 500%

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LONDON (Reuters) -Cryptocurrency ether hit a record high on Wednesday, taking gains this year to almost 500% on the back of a growing interest in decentralised finance applications and increasing institutional interest in cryptocurrencies.

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

Takeaway.com publishes prospectus for proposed $7 billion GrubHub buy

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Just Eat Takeaway.com, the Dutch food ordering and delivery company, on Wednesday published the prospectus for its proposed $7 billion takeover of U.S. peer GrubHub.

UK to help vulnerable countries against Russia, China cyber threat

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Wednesday it would invest 22 million pounds ($31 million) to help vulnerable countries in Africa and the Indo-Pacific build up their cyber defences to prevent China, Russia and others from filling a cyberspace vacuum.

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Stellantis CEO sees chip supply crisis hitting carmakers 'hard and strong'

DataFloq

MILAN (Reuters) -A global crisis in microchip supply was hitting the automotive industry "hard and strong," Stellantis CEO said on Wednesday, and carmakers would have to completely rethink semiconductor supply chains.

U.S. removes Xiaomi from blacklist, reversing late China jab by Trump

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(Reuters) - The U.S Department of Defense will remove China's Xiaomi Corp from a government blacklist, a court filing showed, marking a noteworthy reversal by the Biden administration of one of Donald Trump's last jabs at Beijing before exiting office.

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Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.