Pure Storage teams with Nvidia on GPU-fueled Flash storage solution for AI

As companies gather increasing amounts of data, they face a choice over bottlenecks. They can have it in the storage component or the backend compute system. Some companies have attacked...

Alteryx Promote puts data science to work across the company

When Alteryx acquired Yhat in June, it was only a matter of time before the startup’s data-science management software began showing up in Alteryx. Just today,...

Teralytics wants to tap telcos’ big data to help cities get smarter about Uber...

Big data is an expansive umbrella with startups of all stripes squatting under...

Authory wants to help journalists raise their voices

Journalists wanting a neat way to back up and showcase their writing should take a look at Authory: a new service that promises to save...

Microsoft Workplace Analytics helps managers understand worker productivity

Microsoft has long held that the Microsoft Graph — the data it collects as a byproduct of people simply using their online tools — provides...

Exposed GOP database demonstrates the risks of data-hungry political campaigns

Since November, the Trump campaign’s possibly brilliant, maybe-just-lucky data strategy launched a thousand thinkpieces. Now, we’ve got a more intimate look at that data than...

Commission your own traffic and construction studies without ever leaving bed using SpaceKnow

The number of things that can be done from the comfort of one’s own bed has increased in recent years — shopping, banking and now...

Talend looks to ease big data prep with latest release

Talend, the big data integration vendor that went public last July, announced its winter release today with new tools to help automate data preparation, a sticky problem...

Big data analysis lets researchers spot societal trends in 150 years of news

By analyzing the content of 35 million news articles over 150 years, a team of researchers was able to detect the emergence of new technologies, epidemics, and subtle changes in...

Using data science to beat cancer

Nancy Brinker Crunch Network Contributor Nancy Brinker is a cancer advocate, a global consultant and founder of Susan G. Komen. Her opinions expressed...

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SNL roasts Mark Zuckerberg on Weekend Update

The role of Mark Zuckerberg went to Alex Moffat this weekend on Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update. While some bits were harmless and...