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Big businesses benefiting most from machine learning

Data science and machine learning professionals within large organisations are feeling significantly more satisfied with their machine learning progress than those in smaller organisations, according to a new survey. The survey, titled “State of Enterprise Machine Learning”, was conducted by Algorithmia, a specialist in machine learning. 500 data science and machine learning professionals were asked… Read More


EPIQ announces new Swiss data centre

EPIQ, the global legal services corporation, has announced the opening of a new data center in Zurich, Switzerland. The new data center is a colocation facility, intended to provide secure local hosting for clients of EPIQ, along with disaster recovery and backup services at a second location, also located in Switzerland. In-country data storage is… Read More


Cognizant to acquire SaaSfocus to expand cloud consulting

Cognizant, the New Jersey-based digital transformation consulting firm, has agreed to acquire SaaSfocus to expand its Salesforce consulting capabilities. While financial details were not disclosed, the company expects the transaction to close before the end of 2018. Cognizant is a Salesforce Global Strategic Partner, maintaining Salesforce certification on many of its consultants for completing complex… Read More


Facebook pulls 650 accounts linked to misinformation campaign

Facebook has announced the removal of more than 650 accounts originating in Iran. These accounts were identified as displaying ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’, and while the campaigns may not have been directly affiliated with one another, they were all similarly targeted as misleading Facebook users about their origination and goals. In an announcement, Facebook indicated that… Read More


Lenovo data centre group reports 67.8% growth year-over-year

In the latest financial reports released by Lenovo, the company’s data center group recorded a record 67.8% revenue growth over Q1 2017. Total revenues for the data center group were $1.6 billion USD, driven by growth in Software Defined Infrastructure, High Performance Computing, artificial intelligence and hyperscale. Yang Yuanqing, Chairman and CEO of Lenovo, said… Read More