Neura gets $2M to bring AI to the internet of things
Stacey Higginbotham, gigaom.com
With more than 26 billion (or more) connected devices anticipated by 2020, there’s a big question about how those devices will talk to one another. But the scientists behind Neura, a startup that has offices in both California and…
Data creates transparency. Using Cloud plus Big Data & Analytics, Miami-Dade County is reinventing the way municipal government works. Making data visible, accessible, and actionable can help the county to crack cold cases, reduce water waste and design better public transportation.
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The definition of infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is simple ‚ servers, storage and networking on demand, in a pay-as-you-go model.
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As we begin a new year, BBC Future has compiled 40 intriguing predictions made by scientists, politicians, journalists, bloggers and other assorted pundits in recent years about the shape of the world from 2013 to 2150.
With the increasing digitization of healthcare, the trend of “Big Data” has been gathering steam. According to a new report from digital health consultancy DrBonnie360, there is an estimated 50 petabytes of data in the healthcare realm. That’s predicted to grow, by a factor of 50, to 25,000 petabytes by 2020. The report, which I’ve summarized in this post, does an outstanding job of profiling the leading products utilizing Big Data in healthcare.
DrBonnie360 principal Dr. Bonnie Feldman, a former dentist, health consultant and sell-side equity analyst, identified six ways Big Data is being applied in healthcare:
- Support Research - Genomics and Beyond
- Transform Data to Information
- Support Self-Care
- Support Providers - Improve Patient Care
- Increase Awareness
- Pool Data to Build a Better Ecosystem
IBM plans to capitalize on the fact that marketing departments spend a bigger cut of their revenue on information technology than IT departments, a very ambitious move that can be credited to chief executive Virginia Rometty. IBM’s first female CEO entered office in January this year.
While IBM’s revenue is expected to drop by one percent in Q2, marketing departments’ spending will increase by nine. And about a third of this is going into software that helps marketers manage customer relations and predict consumer trends – an industry that was worth no less than $25 billion in 2011.
“Yuchun Lee, an IBM vice president who is one of the strategy’s architects, says the company is making investments in technology that could help clients manage online customer interactions, analyze social media data and craft targeted pitches,” writes the Wall Street Journal.
Over the past few years, IBM has spent $3 billion acquiring companies in this market, such as Coremetrics, DemandTec Inc. and Tealeaf Technology Inc., Mr. Lee said.”