Global consulting giant Ernst & Young and Hortonworks have inked a deal that will see the two companies partner on helping joint clients overcome their big data challenges.
SAP has released new software that it claims will make analytics easier for users of open source Hadoop software.
Alibaba’s cloud computing division Aliyun has launched what it claims to be China’s first artificial intelligence cloud service.
Intel is testing a cloud-based platform as a service in conjunction with the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) that can help diagnose and treat individuals for cancer based on their genetic pre-dispositions.
Cisco and Basho have successfully demoed the Riak key value store running on Apache Mesos, an open source technology that makes running diverse, complex distributed applications and workloads easier.
Google and Microsoft have both announced the general release of Cloud Dataflow and Azure Data Factory, their respective cloud-based data integration services.
Fantasy football analytics provider Edge Up Sports is partnering with IBM to deploy a Watson-based service that helps users manage the performance of their teams.
IBM announced its intention to acquire Merge Healthcare, a medical imaging and processing platform provider, which it plans to integrate with Watson. The company said the move would bolster the cognitive computing cloud’s clinical and medical capabilities.
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and SAP have partnered to develop tennis analytics software for players and coaches based on SAP HANA.
Advance/Newhouse, the parent company of Advance Publications – owner or majority stakeholder in some of the world’s largest digital publications including Condé Nast and Reddit – announced this week it has acquired analytics and data warehouse specialist 1010data for $500m.