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VMware To Acquire Carbon Black, For $2.1 Billion VMware, Inc., a Palo Alto, California-based enterprise software company, is to acquire Carbon Black, a provider of cloud-native endpoint protection solutions, in an all cash transaction for $26 per share, representing an enterprise value of $2.1 billion.
How AI and IoT Driven Innovation Can Help Evolve Farmers into Farming Technologists? Farmers are using robots, ground-based wireless sensors, and drones to monitor growing conditions. Next, they invest in cloud services and edge computing to process the data. It has been predicted that by 2050, the typical farm is likely to create an average of 4.1 million data points every day.
HPE plus MapR: Too much Hadoop, not enough cloud Whereas Red Hat, for example, can credibly claim to have deep assets in Kubernetes that help enterprises build for hybrid and multi-cloud scenarios, HPE doesn't. It has tried to get there through acquisition, but it simply lacks a cohesive product set.
The Power of Habits Do you ever find yourself reading the same book again and again? Maybe not the exact same book, but something in the same genre, with characters and plot twists that are comfortingly familiar? Perhaps a YA fantasy with a strong female lead with a dark past, or a dystopian kingdom with gladiator-esque trials?
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How Tesla is Using Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Thirteen years ago, in Silicon Valley, a company was born. Its name was Tesla. One simple goal of this company was to prove that electric cars could be better in every way over the traditional fuel-powered cars.
Why Mindfulness Helps You in Product by Expedia Product Manager Expedia Senior Product Manager, Yogesh Ratnaparkhi, explains how mindful Product Management helps PMs to be grounded and centered leaders.
Gerstner Scholars in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology The American Museum of Natural History seeks highly qualified applicants for its Gerstner Postdoctoral Scholars program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.
AI's superpowers lie in questions, not answers Machine learning algorithms are learning to classify data without explicit instruction on what they need to use to classify it. While an algorithm is being trained, it will receive feedback on whether its classification of a given data point is correct, but not why it is correct, or incorrect.
A sustainable Industry 4.0 The world continues to experience two dynamic forces that converge: sustainable development and Industry 4.0 force. Both of these forces continue to rearrange and transform the socioeconomic conditions of humanity. However, do we ever wonder what actually may come as the result of these two forces?
Facebook and the grand challenge of digital ethics Its phenomenal rise to power happened on the back of emerging technologies, not individually but together. Cloud-enabled big data and mobile helped deliver influence through social media, all made possible by the internet and the world wide web.
Atiku Honours Pledge, Awards Full Scholarship to Late Onukaba Ojo's Son The administrators of the Adinoyi Onukaba-Ojo Endowment Fund have expressed appreciation to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for honouring his pledge to support the education of members of the young family left behind by his former aide, Doctor Adinoyi Onukaba Ojo.
Researchers win grant to revolutionize computer science research A team of scientists from UC Berkeley, UC San Diego and the University of Washington won a five-year $1 million dollar grant last month from the National Science Foundation, or NSF, to develop CloudBank, a program that will simplify public cloud access for researchers and educators.
Getting Started with Big Data and the Hadoop Ecosystem This course is for anyone who wants a clear structured introduction to the world of Big Data and Hadoop which has been labelled as the next generation platform for data processing because of its low cost and ultimate scalable data processing capabilities.
"We need to measure success beyond visitor numbers": CTO's challenges TORONTO - For all its strengths, for all its potential, the Caribbean brand "is perhaps the most neglected tourism brand in the world", says CTO Chair and Saint Lucia's Tourism Minister, Dominic Fedee. The good news, according to Fedee, is that there's finally the momentum to make some real changes.
VMware Discloses Its Earnings… and 2 Acquisitions The enterprise-software company is buying Pivotal Software and Carbon Black.
How this Toronto company is using big data to fight diseases Your Morning delivers an original perspective and unique insight into the stories of the day, while showcasing lifestyle topics of interests to Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast.
Towards a sustainable future India's first investment readiness program and pitch event for sustainable and circular fashion entrepreneurs, five shortlisted innovators got a chance to pitch their brand and business model to the jury. The panel was a mix of experts from different backgrounds, from homegrown establishments like Aasha Impact to global brands like H&M Co:Lab.
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Finance needs people who work well with robots Job seekers with expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science are among the most in-demand candidates in finance, according to hiring sites Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Hired, and ZipRecruiter.
Azure Data Share: Sharing Big Data in the Cloud A partner needs sales data from last quarter that is sitting up in your Azure Data Lake. They are a new partner so the necessary infrastructure hasn't been setup to facilitate data transfers over to their system. If the dataset is small enough, you could always zip it up and place it in Dropbox or maybe setup an FTP server they could access.
Big data, cybersecurity among top FDA device center priorities "To enhance biocompatibility efforts in general, there should be a focus on optimizing testing used to support biocompatibility evaluations, developing alternatives to in vivo studies, and standardizing methods and terminology," the FDA priority report states.
Here's why your business needs product information management Does your company have a single source of truth for your business' most important data? Then it's time to learn why you need to invest in product information management. Product information management is a subset of the overarching Master Data Management space, and it's primary use is to help you create a master copy of product information.
"The Great Hack" tells the chilling saga of how Big Data ensnared us all Silicon Valley has a reputation for being a sexy place to work, even though the day-to-day products of the tech industry are not, by any conventional standards, sexy. Many of the biggest tech compa…
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