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With this post we are initiating coverage of Tamr. Tamr was founded in 2013 by a distinguished cadre of database industry veterans including Andy Palmer and Turing award winner Mike Stonebreaker. Tamr enables enterprises to make use of 100% of available data by unifying and enriching data holdings. Tamr's data unification platform catalogues, connects and curates internal and external data sources at scale through a combination of machine learning algorithms and human expert guidance, radically reducing the cost, time and effort of preparing data for analysis. For a succinct overview of the Tamr approach see the video at this link and embedded below: From their website: Businesses have mission-critical questions to ask and the data assets they need to answer them. They’ve invested heavily in big data analytics — $44 billion in 2014 alone, according to Gartner. But ... (more)

Hackers Taking Over Your Car By @MissKatherineLK | @ThingsExpo #IoT

Hackers Taking Over Your Car By Katie Kennedy A recent purchase of mine was a 2015 Jeep. Until now, I thought it was a safe and reliable car, but that is not the case anymore. As technology advances and cars become smarter and more technologically savvy, they become another target for hackers. Imagine speeding down the highway, zooming past 18-wheelers, SUVs and coupes, when all of a sudden your brakes give out and your speed increases. Instantly, you think what could be wrong with the car, you pump your breaks and check your dash and there is no sign of stopping. Instant panic w... (more)

Factual: Global Data, Local Context

Factual’s location platform enriches mobile location signals with definitive global data, enabling personalized and contextually relevant mobile experiences. Built from billions of inputs, the data is constantly updated by Factual’s real-time data stack. Meet founder and CEO of Factual Gil Elbaz in this video:   The post Factual: Global Data, Local Context appeared first on CTOvision.com. ... (more)

Darktrace: Enterprise Immune System technology

Darktrace is one of the world’s fastest-growing cyber defense companies and the leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, a new category of cyber solutions based on pioneering Bayesian mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge. For an introduction to Darktrace see the video here and embedded below:   Darktrace addresses the challenge of insider threat and advanced cyber-attacks through its unique ability to detect previously unidentified threats in real time, as manifested in the emerging behaviors of the network, devices and individuals. Some of the world’s lar... (more)

DataGravity: Data aware storage

The DataGravity Discovery Series allows IT professionals and business users to unlock the value of their data through data aware storage. For an introduction see the video at this link and embedded below:   For more see: datagravity.com The post DataGravity: Data aware storage appeared first on CTOvision.com. ... (more)