Topic: data

EU rejects Facebook’s proposed online regulations

Facebook’s proposal to the EU to tone down what the company called “intrusive regulations,” was rejected. European commissioner for the internal market Thierry Breton said that it was up to Facebook to adopt Europe’s standards, and not the other way around.  The proposal came in the form of a whitepaper, which argued to ensure accountability … continue reading

Flexera acquires software usage analytics company Revulytics

In an effort to help software companies better understand how their products and solutions are being used, Flexera has acquired the software usage analytics provider Revulytics.  In a recent report from Flexera, the company found that while companies who understand usage are more confident in the value they bring, only 35% companies are able to … continue reading

Neo4j Graph Database 4.0 released with a reactive architecture

Neo4j Graph Database 4.0 has been released with a new reactive architecture to provide a “very responsive, elastic and robust” database, the company explained. In addition, the latest release features new multi-database capabilities, Neo4j Fabric, and a schema-based security model.  According to Neo4j, the 4.0 release of the graph database addresses the broad and complex … continue reading

SD Times news digest: erwin’s Data Intelligence Suite, Pega Express’s low-code methodology, and Postman’s new enterprise API features

Erwin announced updates to its Data Intelligence Suite designed to enhance data literacy capabilities and to strength data governance, data lineage and data self-service.  According to the company, erwin DI synchronizes data management and data governance processes in an automated flow so data assets are stored in a central data catalog and then made accessible … continue reading

CData releases API Driver to connect applications to unlimited APIs and services

Data access company CData released the CData API Driver that can be used to connect applications to an almost unlimited number of different APIs and services.  “API integration has become a critical factor in driving overall business strategy as more and more data now lives outside of the firewall, stuck behind an explosion of APIs … continue reading

SD Times news digest: ArrangoML Pipeline Cloud, Hyperledger Fabric 2.0, and Pandas 1.0

ArangoDB has announced a new machine learning offering. The ArangoML Pipeline Cloud is a fully-hosted, fully-managed common metadata layer for production-grade data science and ML platforms that runs on ArangoDB Oasis.  “ArangoML Pipeline Cloud meets the needs of both data scientists, who are concerned with the quality of the data, feature training, and model results, … continue reading

premium Facebook now gives users control over off-Facebook activity

Facebook is attempting to be more transparent over the user data it possesses. Under intense public scrutiny this past year, the company has made a number of updates related to data privacy, including privacy checks, alerts for third-party logins, and the ability for users to have more control over off-Facebook activity. According to Facebook, off-Facebook … continue reading

Report: Widely dispersed data in the cloud is putting companies at risk

More than half of companies that use cloud services have suffered from a data breach, according to a new report. The report finds that the data breaches are a result of widely dispersed in the cloud that are beyond enterprise control.  The Enterprise Supernova: The Data Dispersion Cloud Adoption and Risk Report was conducted by … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Nutanix Mine for data protection, new AI company comes out of stealth, and Qt announces new changes

Nutanix Mine is now generally available, allowing users to experience data management capabilities on Nutanix’s enterprise cloud platform.  “Backed up data, kept in isolated and aging infrastructure is hard to access, difficult to manage, often stored on antiquated devices, and almost impossible to reuse,” Nutanix Mine wrote in a post. “This keen focus on data … continue reading

Data Privacy Day 2020: Data protection still falling short

With current data regulations in place like the CCPA and GDPR, it’s hard to imagine data privacy not being a top priority for companies. But unfortunately that’s still not the case, and companies still struggle to make it a priority. To remind companies to practice good data hygiene and privacy, Data Privacy Day is celebrated … continue reading

premium Academic data is widely available, yet widely underused. Why?

Academic data is one of the most underutilized forms of data that exist today.  Outside of educational institutions, the only significant use of this data is in enrollment verification, though even that use case is not particularly widespread.  And yet, academic data holds massive potential in providing predictive behavioral signals that could directly benefit the … continue reading

Switching to NoSQL is easier than you might think

While many companies still utilize relational databases, the benefits of NoSQL databases are clear, whether that’s the ability to handle large volumes of structured or unstructured data, perform Agile sprints or its flexibility and scalability. And moving to a NoSQL database is easier than most think. Brian Hess, the strategic solution engineer at DataStax, explained … continue reading

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