Stories by Thor Olavsrud

MapR unveils platform for IoT analytics at the edge

MapR Edge is a new small footprint edition of the MapR Converged Data Platform geared for capturing, processing and analyzing data from internet of things devices at the edge.

Written by Thor Olavsrud14 March 17 23:05

Teradata releases data lake platform to open source

The Kylo data lake management software platform, available via the Apache 2.0 license, aims to help organizations address common challenges in data lake implementation.

Written by Thor Olavsrud09 March 17 03:16

MongoDB adds free tier and migration utility to cloud service

Seeking to reduce barriers to entry, NoSQL database specialist MongoDB has added a free tier to its MongoDB Atlas database-as-a-service (DaaS) offering. The company has also announced a new utility to make it easier to migrate data from existing deployments into the service.

Written by Thor Olavsrud08 March 17 04:59

Microsoft supports creative work with tech-enabled spaces

Microsoft has partnered with commercial architecture and design specialist Steelcase to help organizations better integrate technology and workspaces to transform company culture and better support creative work.

Written by Thor Olavsrud08 March 17 04:57

MapR and Outscale announce big data PaaS

The cloud provider unveils a big data platform as a service (PaaS) offering built on the MapR Converged Data Platform.

Written by Thor Olavsrud07 March 17 04:52

Cisco completes live trials of Narrow Band IoT

The Cisco Jasper IoT connectivity platform now supports a standard for Low Power Wide Area Networking (LPWAN) designed to help mobile carriers pave the way for an explosion in internet of things devices in areas like smart meters, smart cities, smart parking, building automation, asset tracking and remote agriculture.

Written by Thor Olavsrud01 March 17 02:54

Fraud rise as cybercriminals flock to online lenders

The latest quarterly ThreatMetrix Cybercrime Report shows 1 million cyberattacks targeted online lending transactions throughout 2016, causing estimated losses of more than $10 billion.

Written by Thor Olavsrud25 Feb. 17 01:28

Collaboration key to achieving business goals

Collaboration technology is driving dramatic improvements in organizations' efficiency, productivity and business decisions, according to a new Harvard Business Review report.

Written by Thor Olavsrud16 Feb. 17 08:25

IBM delivers machine learning on the private cloud

IBM has unveiled IBM Machine Learning, a new cognitive platform that brings the power of machine learning to z System mainframes and eventually IBM POWER System.

Written by Thor Olavsrud16 Feb. 17 01:27

MapR delivers persistent storage for containers

With its Converged Data Platform for Docker, MapR Technologies has unlocked persistent storage for containers, offering state access to files, database tables and message streams from any location.

Written by Thor Olavsrud10 Feb. 17 11:31

In major AI win, Libratus beats four top poker pros

Libratus, artificial intelligence developed by Carnegie Mellon University, has beaten four of the best heads-up no-limit Texas hold'em poker players in the world in a 20-day competition. Its mastery of imperfect information suggests a multitude of real-world applications.

Written by Thor Olavsrud02 Feb. 17 02:57