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Latest Big Data News


Qlik announces partnership with games giant SEGA to drive data analytics

Since the advent of online and mobile gaming, the video games industry has changed massively. Iconic firm SEGA has heavily invested in advanced technological tools that enable the enterprise to gain more accurate and comprehensive insights from gamers. Offering real-time data integration and analytics solutions, Qlik and its Qlik Sense service, are now being used… Read More


Business intelligence firm Pyramid Analytics raises $120 million for expansion

In a Series E funding round led by H.I.G. Growth Partners, business intelligence and analytics firm Pyramid Analytics raised $120 million. Pyramid Analytics calls itself a ‘decision intelligence’ platform, which it says is the next major innovation in analytics that will accelerate data-driven transformation. By leveraging the potential of AI tools to automate elements of… Read More


Which groups are rendered invisible in health data? 

The ongoing pandemic has turned healthcare data from a niche subject to one of national importance.


The pandemic’s most popular sustainability apps 

The desire to be more sustainable in our daily lives is not a new phenomenon. But evidence shows that UK consumers embraced sustainability more than ever over the last two years.


Overcoming the challenges of integrating legacy data

Many innovative and cutting-edge technologies that make use of real-time analytics to provide actionable insights from data require a comprehensive view of all the data held by an organisation, if it is to be as successful as possible. Legacy databases can also represent data risks, due to the use of out-dated security, and are often incompatible with new technologies.


EU data authority orders Europol to delete personal data

The EDPS has granted a 12-month period for Europol to comply with the Decision for the datasets already received before this decision was notified to Europol.” In the 18 years since the EDPS was founded, the authority have admonished many institutions that have been accused of failing to uphold the privacy rights of individuals.


Big data market forecast to expand to over $100 billion by 2027

There is no question that demand for big data solutions has rapidly grown in recent years.


Latin America set for major AI boom by 2023

Businesses in Latin America are embracing artificial intelligence tools at an unprecedented rate, according to research. A report from the MIT Technology Review, created in partnership with Genesys, found that only one in four enterprises in Latin America are not using AI to some extent. Of the companies that have begun to use AI in… Read More


AWS to help improve Meta’s AI services

In a bid to enhance the open-source PyTorch machine learning library, Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its strategic cloud partner.


Health tech firm Suki raises $55 million in funding

Billed as a powerful tool for healthcare workers to generate medical notes and significantly reduce administration, this Siri-like voice platform uses natural language processing and machine learning to streamline a range of often mundane admin tasks performed by healthcare professionals.


Smartling raises $160 million dollars from Battery Ventures

Leading cloud translation technology platform, Smartling, has succeeded in raising $160 million in growth capital from Battery, a global, technology-focused investment firm.


Timnit Gebru launches Distributed AI Research Institute

One of the former leaders of Google’s ethics in AI team, Timnit Gebru, recently announced the launch of a new non-profit institute called the Distributed AI Research Institute (DAIR). This move comes a year after Gebru alleged to have been fired from Google over issues relating to the extent to which employees can question the impact of Google technology.