Mon.Jan 11, 2021

Image Classification Using Convolutional Neural Networks: A step by step guide

Analytics Vidhya

ArticleVideos This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction Convolutional Neural Networks come under the subdomain of Machine Learning. The post Image Classification Using Convolutional Neural Networks: A step by step guide appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Philippine mobile wallet GCash raises over $175 million in new capital


MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine mobile wallet GCash has raised more than $175 million in capital from New York-based private equity fund Bow Wave Capital Management, the financial technology arm of Globe Telecom Inc said.


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Design Thinking in Power BI

Analytics Vidhya

ArticleVideos This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. An Illustration using the Business Model Canvas Design Thinking is a. The post Design Thinking in Power BI appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Beginner Business Analytics Excel Power BI blogathon design thinking

Pakistan government announces new instant digital payment system


By Umar Farooq. ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has announced a new government-run instant digital payment system in a bid to boost financial inclusion and government revenue in the country where only a fraction of economic transactions occur on the books.


The Best Data Retention Policy & Template To Get You Started

In this whitepaper from Onna, we will walk you through data retention best practices and provide you with a downloadable template to help you get organized and gain better visibility into your data’s lifecycle.

Validation of Classification Model

Analytics Vidhya

ArticleVideos This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction The main objectives of a model validation include the testing. The post Validation of Classification Model appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Evolution of Self-Service Analytics and BI


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Intel graphics chip will tap new version of TSMC 7-nanometer process: sources


By Stephen Nellis. Reuters) - Intel Corp plans to tap Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co to make a second generation discrete graphics chip for personal computers that it hopes will help it combat the rise of Nvidia Corp, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

An Ode to Model Deployment using Streamlit – Open Sourcing “Typing Tutor for Programmers”

Analytics Vidhya

ArticleVideos Overview Streamlit is one of the best tools for Model Deployment that helps you showcase your model to the world Lets us see. The post An Ode to Model Deployment using Streamlit – Open Sourcing “Typing Tutor for Programmers” appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Crypto inflows slump after December record -report


By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investment flows into cryptocurrency funds and products were just $29 million in the first week of January, down sharply from a record $1.09 billion in the week before Christmas, according to the latest data on Monday from asset manager CoinShares.

PyCaret 2.2: Efficient Pipelines for Model Development

Domino Data Lab

Data science is an exciting field, but it can be intimidating to get started, especially for those new to coding.

Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.

Walmart to create fintech startup with Ribbit Capital


(Reuters) - U.S. retail chain Walmart Inc said on Monday it entered a strategic partnership with investment firm Ribbit Capital to create a new fintech startup.

Snowflake and Domino: Better Together

Domino Data Lab

Introduction. Arming data science teams with the access and capabilities needed to establish a two-way flow of information is one critical challenge many organizations face when it comes to unlocking value from their modeling efforts.

Exclusive: Chinese regulators to push tech giants to share consumer credit data - sources


By Julie Zhu.

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Enabling Self-Service Business Insights with Cloudera Data Warehouse


Requests to Central IT for data warehousing services can take weeks or months to deliver. Central IT teams at large organizations face a proliferation of IT projects arising from the complexities of markets and from the needs of internal lines of business (LoBs).

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.

Turkey probes Facebook's move to collect WhatsApp data


ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish Competition Board said on Monday it launched an investigation into WhatsApp and its owner Facebook Inc after the messaging app asked users to agree to let Facebook collect user data including phone numbers and locations.

Is Feedback Really A “Gift”?

Adrian Reed's Blog

Image Credit: © Jérôme Rommé— #223862658. It’s difficult to imagine how any practitioner could improve without seeing, seeking and considering feedback 1.

GameStop signs deal with investor, refreshes board to focus on e-commerce


(Reuters) - GameStop Corp signed an agreement with investor Ryan Cohen's RC Ventures LLC on Monday, appointing the founder and two other e-commerce veterans to its board as the ailing videogame retailer doubles down on digital sales.

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The Cloud is Spectacularly Transforming the Manufacturing Sector

Smart Data Collective

We have talked about a number of changes that big data has created for the manufacturing sector. A number of manufacturers are relying more on analytics technology to streamline their operations.

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.

Chinese electric vehicle maker Xpeng secures $2 billion credit line to expand manufacturing


BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese electric vehicle maker Xpeng Inc said on Tuesday it has secured a credit line of 12.8 billion yuan ($2 billion) from five Chinese banks to expand manufacturing and sales.

Top 5 Questions about Apache NiFi


Over the last few weeks, I delivered four live NiFi demo sessions, showing how to use NiFi connectors and processors to connect to various systems, with 1000 attendees in different geographic regions. I want to thank you all for joining and attending these events!

Verizon sets 5G partnerships with NFL, New York's Met art museum and UPS


By Supantha Mukherjee. Reuters) - Delivery drones, virtual art exhibits and U.S.

Data-Driven Learning & Development Are Keys to Employee Retention

Smart Data Collective

We have talked in depth about the benefits of using data-driven strategies to improve the functionality of the workplace. There are plenty of case studies of companies using big data to streamline many elements of their business models.

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.

Web Applications: Which Type is Best-Suited For Your Business?


It is for everyone to see that web apps are quite the rage in the digital world right now. Well, this popularity is not unfounded, though, i.e., there are plenty of valid reasons why businesses across all industries are clamoring for web apps.

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The Gartner 2021 Leadership Vision for Data & Analytics Leaders Webinar Q&A

Andrew White

On January 4th I had the pleasure of hosting a webinar. It was titled, The Gartner 2021 Leadership Vision for Data & Analytics Leaders. This was in fact an overview of a piece of research we update every year. This was for the Chief Data Officer, or head of data and analytics.

Smartphone shipments in China fell 20.4% in 2020: government data


SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Domestic smartphone shipments in China in 2020 fell 20.4% from the previous year, government data released on Monday showed, as the number of handsets delivered to consumers dropped to 296 million from 372 million in 2019.

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DataCamp’s 2020 Year in Review


Discover DataCamp’s major milestones from the past 12 months and review our top five tracks, assessments, and much more


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.

Analysis: Cancel your weekends! Bitcoin doesn't rest, and neither can you


By Tom Wilson and Anna Irrera. LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin doesn't sleep. On the first sluggish Saturday of 2021, Jan. 2, many people were still nursing New Year hangovers. But there was no breather for bitcoin, which powered past $30,000 for the first time.

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For Data Professionals, Python Remains Top Programming Language while R Continues to Decline

Business Over Broadway

Data professionals of all stripes, including data scientists, machine learning engineers and others, use different types of tools in their jobs. A recent survey of over 20,000 data professionals by Kaggle revealed that Python, SQL and R continue to be the most popular programming languages.

Top 22 Real Estate KPIs and Metrics for 2021 Reporting

Insight Software

What is a Real Estate KPI? A real estate Key Performance Indicator (KPI) or metric is a quantifiable measure used to assess the performance of a business in the real estate industry.

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Nutanix HCI Now Runs Google Anthos


Nutanix is excited to announce its newest partnership with Google: GKE customers can now run Anthos on Nutanix

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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.