big data

Investors place $25M on AtScale to get the big picture of big data

AtScale, a four-year old startup that helps companies get a big-picture view of their big data inside their BI tools, announced a $25 million Series C investment today. The round was led by Atlantic B

Splunk expands machine learning capabilities across platform

Splunk has always been data central for IT operations info, but as the logs fill up with ever-increasing amounts of data, it has become impossible for humans to keep up. Recognizing this, Splunk start

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, the company announced Alteryx Pr

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

Teralytics's big data analytics platform is targeting government agencies and transport companies wanting to understand complex problems relating to human mobility -- from how to relieve transport pre

Is Symantec getting ready to buy Splunk?

Yesterday, Symantec CEO Greg Clark flexed his M&A biceps, saying that Splunk could be an attractive target. Clark definitely plans to go whale hunting to regain Symantec's long-lost security posit

Dataiku to enhance data tools with $28 million investment led by Battery Ventures

Dataiku, a French startup that helps data analysts communicate with data scientists to build more meaningful data applications, announced a significant funding round today. The company scored a $28 mi

Small business loan platform Kabbage nabs $250M from Softbank

Kabbage, a company with some 115,000 customers and $3.5 billion in loans that has built an automated platform for lending money to small businesses and individuals using a large set of data points to

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 your work from tumbling into a digital abyss -- i.e. being burie

Iguazio nabs $33M to bring big data edge analytics to IoT, finance and other enterprises

Big data analytics — where vast troves of information are structured and used to help businesses gain more insights into their operations and customers, to develop new products, and to run more

LiveStories nabs $10M to organize, analyze, and visualize fragmented civic data

Big data analytics continues to be a key driver in how organizations utilise their vast quantities of information to run their businesses, and now a startup that has built a big data platform specific

AI data-monopoly risks to be probed by UK parliamentarians

The UK's upper house of parliament is asking for contributions to an enquiry into the socioeconomic and ethical impacts of artificial intelligence technology. Among the questions the House of Lords c

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 a wealth of information that companies can use t

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 we were ever

Element AI, a platform for companies to build AI solutions, raises $102M

The race for artificial intelligence technology is on, and while tech giants like Google and Facebook snap up top talent to build out their own AI-powered products, a new startup has just raised a hug

Facebook will share anonymized location data with disaster relief organizations

A new initiative from Facebook will provide aid organizations with location data for users in affected areas, such as where people are marking themselves safe and from where they are fleeing. It shows

Databricks releases serverless platform for Apache Spark along with new library supporting deep learning

Today to kick off Spark Summit, Databricks announced a Serverless Platform for Apache Spark — welcome news for developers looking to reduce time spent on cluster management. The move to simplify d

Amazon Charts, Amazon’s new bestseller list, ranks titles by ‘most read’ and more

Amazon has long relied on customers providing feedback and other ranking data as part of the process of encouraging more sales on its platform, and now the e-commerce giant is adding a new twist on

NuCypher is using proxy re-encryption to lift more enterprise big data into the cloud

After spending time at a London fintech accelerator last year, enterprise database startup ZeroDB scrapped its first business plan and mapped out a new one. By January this year it had a new name: NuC

Snowflake rakes in $100 million to grow its Data Warehouse as a Service

Snowflake Computing, the company that built a Data Warehouse as a Service cloud solution, announced a $100 million Series D investment led by Iconiq Capital with help from Madrona Venture Group. Earl

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 geospatial analytics. OK, it doesn't sound sexy, but it might give y
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