Weekly Newsletter, Aug 05, 2016

Weekly Newsletter, Aug 05, 2016
admin | August 8th, 2016

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The intent of this newsletter is to highlight some of the newsworthy developments that emerged in the Industry during the past week.

Apple Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup Perceptio

 Apple has confirmed to Bloomberg its acquisition of deep learning company Perceptio, which uses artificial intelligence to classify photos on smartphones. (8/05/16) Read article

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Bright Computing Releases Version 7.3 of Bright Cluster Manager™ and Bright OpenStack™

 New features will support containers and cloud services and improve ease of configuration and setup. (8/03/16) Read article

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Confluent Platform generally available and will be commercially supported on both Mesosphere Enterprise DC/OS and the open source DC/OS distribution

Confluent and Mesosphere announced that Confluent Platform is generally available and will be commercially supported on both Mesosphere Enterprise DC/OS (Datacenter Operating System) and the open source DC/OS distribution. (8/01/16) Read article

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Dataiku DSS 3.1 Unleashes Visual Machine Learning

 Dataiku, the maker predictive analytics software platform Dataiku Data Science Studio (DSS), announced the release of Dataiku DSS 3.1 enabling transformations in Apache Spark’s Scala, additional external integrations, improved UX interface, and 5 machine learning engines in its visual analysis section.. (8/02/16) Read article

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Magento Commerce Acquires RJMetrics

 RJMetrics, advanced cloud-based analytics solution, will integrate with the Magento platform as Magento Analytics to help merchants better understand their customers, sell smarter, and increase ROI. (8/01/16) Read article

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Objectivity Announces Partnership with Confluent

 Objectivity, Inc. announced its partnership with Confluent to make ThingSpan™ graph analytics platform work seamlessly with Apache Kafka and Confluent Platform. (8/02/16) Read article

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Open Ag Data Alliance (OADA), Servi-Tech launch Real-Time Connections API for weather, soil moisture data

 The Purdue University-led Open Ag Data Alliance and partner Servi-Tech, Inc. announced a commercial demonstration of its Real-Time Connections initiative to assist farmers to better use data in their daily decisions across all of their operations. (8/01/16) Read article

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 Research and Markets report on Analytics-of -Things

Market Growth

 It’s estimated the global Analytics of Things market will grow from USD 4.85 billion in 2016 to USD 22.65 billion by 2021, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 31.53%. (8/05/16) Read article

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Cloud-Minded Startup Velostrata Raises $17.5M

 Velostrata has raised a $17.5 million Series B and enhanced its cloud-migration software. Funding was led by Intel Capital, joined by prior investors Norwest Venture Partners and 83 North. (8/04/16) Read article

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