Apache Kafka

Kai Waehner explains why you need Kafka

The Apache Kafka summit was held in London last week. Kafka was originally designed to solve the problem of high volume and throughput at LinkedIn. This means that it is capable...
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Confluent Cloud get cloud native boost

At the Kafka Conference in London, Confluent announced several updates to its Confluent Cloud platform. These are all aimed at making the product cloud-native and adding new fully managed services. The...
Topolytics wins Google Cloud and SAP contest

Topolytics wins $100,000 for WasteMap data platform

Topolytics has won first prize in the Google Cloud and SAP Circular Economy 2030 Contest for its WasteMap data analytics platform. The company beat 250 companies from 50 countries to win...
Foresight Platform

QiO licenses BT’s SATURN cyber analytics

QiO Technologies has licensed BT's SATURN AI solution and will integrate it into its Foresight Platform. SATURN was designed to handle very large volumes of data and deliver a real-time visual...
SAS invests $1 billion into AI

SAS to invest $1 billion in AI

Analytics vendor SAS is to invest US$1 billion in Artificial Intelligence (AI) over the next three years. The money will be spread across three key areas: Research and Development (R&D), education...
Qlik donates 18 more courses to Data Literacy Project

Qlik boosts Data Literacy Project course library

The Data Literacy Project has just expanded its course library after data analytics vendor Qlik made 18 of its courses available. The project was launched in 2018 by Qlik and lists...

MOBI announces 3 Phase I grand challenge winners

The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative – MOBI – has announced the top three winners of phase I of the three-year MOBI Grand Challenge (MGC). Submissions were judged on the following categories:...
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TigerGraph chosen as new graphDB by OpenCorporates

TigerGraph has announced that OpenCorporates has migrated its back end database to TigerGraph. OpenCorporates is the world largest open database of companies with more than 170 million entries, all freely available...
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Tableau launches the next gen analytics

Today Tableau has announced the release of the latest version of its analytics software Tableau 2019.1. This includes several new features but also, a new user interface platform called Ask Data....

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Can Qlik bring smile to Cheshire healthcare teams

In April 2020 four NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups will merge. As the units come together the work to leverage their combined data has already...
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NTT joins the Charter of Trust

NTT Ltd announced at the Munich Security Conference that it has joined the Charter of Trust (CoT). Created in 2018 by Siemens, the CoT...
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Barça joins Chiliz in sporting blockchain alliance

Barça (aka FC Barcelona) has signed a partnership agreement with Chiliz. The latter is a blockchain-based fan engagement platform for sports and entertainment. The...
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Mavenlink sets up executive advisory board

Mavenlink has announced the creation of an executive advisory board. The founding members are Keith Carlson, Ed Marshall, and Walt Weisner. This is an...
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PadSquad launches shoppable eCommerce advertising experience for mobile

PadSquad, in partnership with Shoppable, announces the launch of Shop by PadSquad. The new platform is a solution with the first universal checkout technology...
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KeyedIn raises funding

KeyedIn has announced that it acquired access to funding in December 2019. Rather than raise a full Series C round, it opted for venture...
Deepdive

Deepdive and Paytomat to combine

DeepDive and Paytomat are to merge.The changing format of consumption, new security requirements and ever-increasing speeds of interaction with customers are posing challenges to...
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Verisign wants big increase in dotcom domain prices

Verisign wants to increase the price you pay for your .com domain. It has reached a provisional agreement with ICANN, the body that oversees...
Coronavirus

CDC and WHO’s Coronavirus data, visualised from a blockchain

Acoer, developer of blockchain-enabled applications, is helping its healthcare and life sciences clients to easily track and visualize the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. It will...
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Infosys acquires Simplus

Infosys has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Simplus, one of the fastest growing Salesforce platinum partners in the US and Australia. Simplus is...
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Research shows how IT leaders are approaching digital transformation

Flexera, a consultancy that supports organisations realise technology’s ability to accelerate business has released the 2020 Digital Transformation Planning Report. The inaugural report examines...
Trustexplorer

Hedera Hashgraph to leverage Armanino’s TrustExplorer

Hedera Hashgraph is partnering with Armanino to use the latter’s TrustExplorer. Hedera Hashgraph offers an enterprise distributed ledger platform. Armanino is one of the...
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Equifax breach was carried out by Chinese military

The massive Equifax data breach which exposed the details of over 147 million people worldwide, has now been pinned on Chinese military hackers. The...
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Alcon sees audit better with Workiva

Alcon, the global leader in eye care, is leveraging the Workiva platform to improve its compliance processes, the connected reporting and compliance vendor revealed....