Lockheed selects NEC artificial intelligence software to study space data

WASHINGTON — The United States' largest military contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. announced Wednesday it will start using artificial intelligence software from NEC to analyze data collected by sensors in space. Intelligent machines are taking the technology world by storm, and have started to move ...

Google Releases Details on Its Cloud Data Encryption Measures

13 released two whitepapers describing the measures the company has in place to protect data that is transit from customer networks to the Google Cloud and then internally on its network. One of the whitepapers describes a system that Google uses called Application Layer Transport Security (ATLS) ...

Denso, Toyota intro test to analyze IoT data with quantum computer

Denso and Toyota Tsusho believe their tech will be essential in the connected era, when vehicles and mobility systems need to process large amounts of data in real-time. During the trial, they hope to guide application development to make transportation more efficient, including traffic decongestion and ...

Predictions 2018: How Data Management Will Be Evolving

Data management takes up a wide swath of time, power and man-hours on a daily basis inside an IT system. It also can be the most complicated part of any IT system. Think I'm kidding? Take a look at QuinStreet's Webopedia page on data management and see how many different components and/or ...

Data Mining Reveals the Way Humans Evaluate Each Other

The problem is that we have access to only a limited set of data about an individual's performance—some of it directly relevant, such as a taxi driver's driving record, but much of it irrelevant, such as the driver's sex. Indeed, the amount of information may be so vast that we are forced to decide using a ...

Microsoft adds Reddit data to Bing search results, Power BI analytics tool

Microsoft has struck a deal with Reddit to pipe data from the social network into Bing's search results, as well as Power BI's analytics dashboard, the companies announced on Wednesday. Now, when people search on Bing, posts published to Reddit may be included in the search results. For example, if ...

Data Will Reshape How People Interact with Cities

The collection and analysis of traffic data can surface vehicle movement and road usage patterns over time for cities. As these patterns become apparent, cities can make strategic decisions on how to coordinate resources (e.g. traffic lights, public transit stops, parking) in order to reduce overall ...

Nonprofit group sues DOD over requests for sexual assault data

WASHINGTON — Advocates for servicemembers and veterans filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government Wednesday to release data that they say is critical to protecting people who serve from sexual assault and the retaliation that can follow when victims report the abuse. Charging that the military is ...

Cliff Asness Will Try Anything Once, Including Gorging On Big Data

It certainly seems that this group is unified in its ceaseless pursuits of more data and more artificial intelligence, but this is in fact not the case. Take, for instance, superhero enthusiast Cliff Asness. Certainly, the AQR chief is a quant. But Asness is of the “factor investing” flavor of quant, which basically ...

Conatus: Likely To Dash Ahead Of NASH Data

Conatus, with emricasan, seeks to halt the progression of liver disease in four separate phase 2 trials. Conatus is likely to see a price appreciation leading up to data release, but with significant risk if holding shares during and after results.

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