Big Data Start-up Cognitive Scale Emerges from Stealth

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After 18 months focused on product and technology development, Cognitive Scale has emerged from stealth with the industry’s first technology independent cognitive cloud platform, four vertical industry applications, new customers, partnerships with technology titans, and 22 patents filed.

Feedzai Partners with Datastax for Real-Time Fraud Analysis

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Feedzai, a data science company that uses real-time, machine-based learning to analyze big data to make commerce safe, and DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra to the enterprise, today announced a commercial partnership under which Feedzai is now part of the DataStax Partner Network.

Sumo Logic Launches Transaction Analytics to Transform How Companies Learn from Business Events

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Sumo Logic, the next generation machine data intelligence company, has announced availability of Transaction Analytics as a component of the Sumo Logic analytics platform to deliver deep visibility into causal relationships across distributed IT systems in order to better inform business decisions.

Data Science 101: Data Agnosticism – Feature Engineering Without Domain Expertise

From the SciPy2013 conference, here is a compelling talk “Data Agnosticism: Feature Engineering Without Domain Expertise” by Nicholas Kridler of Accretive Health in Chicago.

Free Promo Code for IS3 Cloud Conference, Oct. 27-28 in San Francisco

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We are pleased to offer our readers a free promo code for the IC3 Cloud Conference. The event takes place Oct. 27-28 in San Francisco.

Ask a Data Scientist: The Bias vs. Variance Tradeoff

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This week’s Ask a Data Scientist question is from a reader who wants an explanation of the “bias vs. variance tradeoff in statistical learning.” Intel’s Dr. Monica Martinez-Canales is this week’s guest Data Scientist

Rail Europe 4A Chooses TIBCO Jaspersoft to Centralize Reporting and Analytics Needs

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TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that it has been chosen by Rail Europe 4A (RE4A), a worldwide leader in the distribution of European rail products, to provide centralized and reliable data analytics and automated reporting capabilities.

German Public Transportation Co. Adopts IBM Software Defined Storage to Tackle Big Data

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG (SSB), a leading German public transportation company, has turned to IBM Cloud, Software Defined Storage and Flash to improve business application performance and customer response times.

Vormetric and Couchbase Partner to Deliver Data-at-Rest Security

Vormetric, a leader in enterprise data security for physical, big data, public, private and hybrid cloud environments, has announced their partnership with Couchbase, the company that delivers a complete, scalable and high performing NoSQL database.

Enterprise Grade Lustre in the Clouds

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With the release of Intel® Cloud Edition for Lustre software in collaboration with key cloud infrastructure providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS), commercial customers have an ideal opportunity to employ a production-ready version of Lustre—optimized for business HPDA—in a pay-as-you-go cloud environment.