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FintechAI on Wall Street: Robo-Analysts Beat Human Stock Pickers

FintechAI on Wall Street: Robo-Analysts Beat Human Stock Pickers

Think of it, you kick back while a stock market AI makes you richer than Wall Street ...

AI Computing: A Unified Hardware Standard for Mixed Accelerator Platforms

AI Computing: A Unified Hardware Standard for Mixed Accelerator Platforms

Today, one need only turn on a TV to be inundated with commercials touting the benefits and ...

AWS Wants to Question Trump, DoD on JEDI Bias

AWS Wants to Question Trump, DoD on JEDI Bias

The Pentagon cloud wars continue to escalate as Amazon Web Services expands it protest of a $10 ...

AI at the Oscars: De-Aging and Other ‘Digital Human’ Special Effects

AI at the Oscars: De-Aging and Other ‘Digital Human’ Special Effects

At last night’s Academy Awards, two nominated movies in the visual effects category leaned heavily on AI ...

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How is data growth affecting real-world enterprises? 4 key findings

Data volumes are expanding at an unprecedented rate. It’s very easy to get caught up in how many zettabytes of data we’ll all be producing by 2025, 2030, and beyond,  and how data and cloud computing affect us all on a global scale...

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Nvidia is back. Way back. After four straight down quarters, the GPU juggernaut announced blockbuster earnings for the period ended January 26, beating analysts’ expectations for both revenue and profits, and showing particular strength in the data center server processor market. The company reported sales of $3.11 billion and earned an adjusted $1.89 a share, exceeding predictions of $1.67 ... Full article
With the launch of its Dell-built HPC5 system, Italian energy company Eni regains its position atop the industrial supercomputing leaderboard. At 52-petaflops peak, HPC5 should easily crack the top 10 fold of the next Top500 list, due out in June. If and when that happens, HPC5 will supplant Total’s IBM Pangea III supercomputer, currently at number 11 with 17.9 ... Full article
A day before the Pentagon planned to “go live” with its department-wide cloud deployment, a federal judge has ordered a pause in implementation of a hotly contested $10 billion infrastructure contract. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims responds to an earlier motion by Amazon Web Services (NASDAQ: AMZN) to halt work on the Joint Enterprise Defense ... Full article
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The unrelenting spread of the coronavirus is endangering global electronics supply chains, raising the possibility that planned 5G wireless deployments could be at risk. The rollout of key components such as next-generation 5G New Radio has begun. Global availability remains limited, analysts note, and could be slowed further if the virus forces key electronics manufacturers in China to slow ... Full article
Think of it, you kick back while a stock market AI makes you richer than Wall Street stock pickers. Besides the lottery, we defy you to come up with a better financial fantasy. Actually, it’s not so wild a dream. According to Indiana University researchers, “robo-analysts” “earn abnormal returns that are statistically and economically significant” (see below). Robo-analysts are ... Full article
Corporate finance and IT departments along with supply chain managers are the largest benefactors of AI technology, according to an emerging technologies study released this week by Oracle. Separately, Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) new cloud-based database infrastructure along with an expanded interoperability partnership with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT). The AI research released Wednesday (Feb. 12) during a company event in London ... Full article
A huge batch of tick data, used by financial traders to track the minimum upward or downward movement of stock prices, has been added to Google Cloud Platform, allowing financial analysts to plug pricing and trading data into the cloud vendor’s BigQuery cloud data warehouse. Refinitiv, a London-based fintech provider, said its “Tick History” data set includes historical data ... Full article
Today, one need only turn on a TV to be inundated with commercials touting the benefits and potential of AI. Applications that could hardly be envisioned a short time ago are now becoming commonplace, and the outlook is that AI will grow by leaps and bounds. But achieving the promise of AI requires computing platforms that deliver high-performance, robustness ... Full article
The Pentagon cloud wars continue to escalate as Amazon Web Services expands it protest of a $10 billion DoD cloud contract to rival Microsoft with a court filing seeking to depose President Trump, along with Defense Secretary Mark Esper and other current and former Pentagon officials. At issue is alleged bias in the Defense Department’s selection last October of ... Full article
At last night’s Academy Awards, two nominated movies in the visual effects category leaned heavily on AI – one to reverse the aging process of the famous stars in Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” the other to create the digital arch-villain Thanos in “Avengers: Endgame.” Powering the AI enhancements are the George Lucas-founded VFX studios Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) ... Full article
In this monthly feature, we bring you up to date on the latest career developments in the enterprise AI community -- promotions, new hires, and accolades. Here's the AI career news for early February: Deepak Ahuja Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja of Verily, Alphabet’s life sciences organization,  has joined the Board of Directors at NetApp. Before Verily, Ahuja served ... Full article
In an effort to catch up with 5G equipment leader Huawei, U.S. officials and lawmakers are promoting efforts to forge open software standards that would virtualize hardware and allow 5G networks to run on any manufacturer’s equipment. The goal is to blunt reliance on the Chinese telecom equipment maker’s gear that U.S. officials consider a security threat. Among those ... Full article
As governments, companies, markets and travelers struggle to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, a Toronto start-up used AI to get a jump on the world in issuing warnings about the disease, which has infected 28,000, nearly 4,000 of whom are in critical condition, and killed 565, as of this writing. BlueDot’s in-house developed AI warned the world of coronavirus ... Full article
Even as AI has become pervasive across many tech-heavy industries, the medical industry has moved with a characteristically slow pace, and functional AI implementation in healthcare remains relatively rare. Microsoft now aims to accelerate that process with its announcement of a new, $40 million “AI for Health” program aimed at improving healthcare around the world with an emphasis on ... Full article
Computer scientists at the University of Michigan have come up with a faster way to schedule cloud microservices via a new algorithm running on a custom processor. The platform, called Q-Zilla, is based on a widely used scheduling algorithm called SITA, for Size-Interval Task Assignment. The variation on the SITA algorithm classifies tasks, scheduling the simplest at the front ... Full article
Emerging AI workloads are propelling the booming Chinese server market, particularly those hosting programmable co-processors capable of supporting graphics chips used for parallel processing of machine learning tasks. The chief benefactor has been China’s server leader, Inspur (SHA: 600756). According to datacenter market survey, demand for server co-processors has helped Inspur expand its China market dominance over Huawei, Dell ... Full article
High performance storage is changing as data (particularly unstructured data) volumes grow, data management becomes increasingly complex, diverse file types proliferate and AI/machine learning is more broadly adopted. According to Molly Presley, storage specialist Qumulo Corp.’s global product marketing director, here are key developments to expect in the storage sector for the coming year. NVMe file storage will be ... Full article
As the MLPerf benchmark emerges as an industry standard for measuring the performance of machine learning models, its creators said they will phase out the foundational DAWNBench metric. Stanford University researchers announced earlier this month they will end rolling submissions—that is, finished sections of a model rather than a complete version—on March 27, 2020. The move consolidates benchmarking efforts ... Full article
It’s estimated that 75 percent of an IT professional’s time is spent “keeping the lights on” with the remaining 25 percent focused on innovation that moves their businesses forward. Everyone should want to flip those percentages. After all, both executives and developers want the same thing: to drive innovation that helps improve the bottom line. Given this, it’s no ... Full article
IBM announced this afternoon that Ginni Rometty, president and CEO of the company since January 2012, has been replaced as CEO by Arvind Krishna, IBM SVP for cloud and cognitive software, effective April 6. James Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, acquired by IBM for $34 billion in October 2018, has been named president. According to a company statement, Rometty, ... Full article
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SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 20, 2019 -- NetApp, the data authority for hybrid cloud, and Google Cloud today announced the general availability of NetApp Cloud ...
DENVER, Colo., Nov. 20, 2019 --Rescale Inc., the leader in enterprise big compute, announced today that Cloud High Performance Computing (HPC) has reached a ...
HOUSTON & REDWOOD CITY, Calif. & REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 20, 2019 -- Baker Hughes (BKR), C3.ai, and Microsoft Corp. today announced an alliance to bring enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) ...
BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 20, 2019 -- Core Scientific provides accelerated AI computing optimized to the demands of AI and deep learning.  Core Scientific’s Cloud for ...
DENVER, Colo., Nov. 20, 2019 -- WekaIO, the innovation leader in high- performance, scalable file storage for data-intensive applications, today formally launched the WekaIO Innovation ...
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