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More computing is happening on edge devices to handle the information overload By 2020, an average internet user will use 1.5GB of traffic a day, and daily video traffic will reach 1PB, Intel predicts. A huge amount of data will be generated by autonomous vehicles, mobile devices, and internet-of-things devices. Every day, more information is being collected and sent to faster servers in mega data centers, ...

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Global Hadoop Market will reach USD 87.14 billion by 2022

Global Hadoop Market will reach USD 87.14 billion by 2022: Zion Market Research According to the report, the global Hadoop market was valued at approximately USD 7.69 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach approximately USD 87.14 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of around 50% between 2017 and 2022. Sarasota, FL, Feb. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Ha ...

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Experts on the Pros and Cons of Algorithms | Pew Research Center

Code-Dependent: Pros and Cons of the Algorithm Age Algorithms are aimed at optimizing everything. They can save lives, make things easier and conquer chaos. Still, experts worry they can also put too much control in the hands of corporations and governments, perpetuate bias, create filter bubbles, cut choices, creativity and serendipity, and could result in greater unemployment (filistimlyanin/iStock.com) A ...

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50 Companies Leading the Artificial Intelligence Revolution

We know that artificial intelligence will soon reshape our world. But which companies will lead the way? To help ­answer that question, research firm CB Insights recently selected the “AI 100,” a list of the 100 most promising artificial intelligence startups ­globally. The private companies were chosen (from a pool of over 1,650 candidates) by CB Insights’ Mosaic algorithm, based on factors like financing ...

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How to develop an internet of things strategy

The internet of things (IoT) may present the biggest opportunity to enterprises since the dawn of the internet age, and perhaps it will be bigger. Research firm Gartner predicts there will be nearly 20 billion devices on the IoT by 2020, and IoT product and service suppliers will generate $300 billion+ in revenue. Successfully leveraging that opportunity — bringing together sensors, connectivity, cloud stor ...

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Really Big Data At Walmart: Real-Time Insights From Their 40+ Petabyte Data Cloud

Walmart – the world’s biggest retailer with over 20,000 stores in 28 countries, is in the process of building the world’ biggest private cloud, to process 2.5 petabytes of data every hour. To make sense of all of this information, and put it to work solving problems, the company has created what it calls its Data Café – a state-of-the-art analytics hub located within its Bentonville, Arkansas headquarters. ...

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This company is using Amazon Snowmobile to transfer petabytes of data to the cloud

One of the most dramatic announcements from Amazon Web Services at its 2016 re:Invent conference was the announcement of Snowmobile: It’s a 45’ semi truck that trailers a data center on wheels. Customers can load it up with up to 100 petabytes of data per Snowmobile, which is then driven to an AWS data center and loaded into the company’s cloud. It begs the question: Who’s actually using this? DigitalGlobe ...

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IBM Wants To Build AI That Isn’t Socially Awkward

Though artificial intelligence experts may cringe at the portrayals of humanlike AI in science fiction, some researchers are nudging us closer to those visions. "I think it's useful that your user interface not only understand your emotions, your personality, your tone, your motivations, but that it also have a set of emotions, personality, motivations," says Rob High, the CTO of IBM Watson. "I think that m ...

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The Most Practical Big Data Use Cases Of 2016

Big data is sexy.  Data scientists are the unicorns of the job market right now. Some days, it feels as though we are living right on the edge of some science fiction utopian future. But unicorns and sci-fi aside, for businesses, implementing something like a big data strategy has to be more than sexy: it has to be practical. In my book, Big Data in Practice, I outline 45 different practical use cases in wh ...

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C3 IoT and AWS to Seize Global Enterprise IoT Opportunity

Full-Stack IoT Development Platform Provider Joins Forces With Leading Cloud Infrastructure Provider to Accelerate Delivery of IoT Applications and Business Results REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - June 16, 2016) - C3 IoT™, a global leader in enterprise IoT platform and applications software, today announced a new level of cooperation with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver a tightly integrated, end-to-en ...

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