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Artificial Intelligence
Neo4j announces availability of graph analytics workspace
Neo4j has announced the availability of Neo4j Graph Data Science, a comprehensive graph analytics workspace built for data scientists.
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Artificial Intelligence
Smarter.ai has announced its £1 million pre-seed raise
The world’s first AI marketplace to help SMEs compete with Big Tech announces its pre-seed raise led by Fuel Ventures and Hambro Perks.
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Microsoft
Bayer and Microsoft partner to build new cloud-based digital tools
Bayer has partnered with Microsoft to build new cloud-based digital tools and data science solutions for agriculture and adjacent industries. 
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TIBCO
TIBCO rolls out analytics and data science innovations
“We designed all our latest enhancements to be immersive, smart, and real time, with an ongoing mission to help everyone leverage the limitless power of data, yielding insights at the speed of thought.”
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Alteryx
Alteryx signs ongoing tech partnership with McLaren Racing
Under the agreement, Alteryx will work to help the McLaren Formula 1 team accelerate insights, drive breakthrough outcomes and fuel performance through intelligent analytics automation.
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Artificial Intelligence
SAS analytics and AI company recognised for AI-powered deforestation detection platform
Analytics and AI company, SAS, has been recognised for its AI-powered deforestation detection platform.
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Artificial Intelligence
NVIDIA announces new cloud-hosted development hub for AI
NVIDIA has announced its new cloud-hosted development hub that enables companies to quickly shift AI projects from prototypes to production.
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Artificial Intelligence
Researchers have switched on the world's fastest AI supercomputer
Researchers have switched on the world's fastest AI supercomputer, delivering nearly four exaFLOPS of AI performance for more than 7,000 researchers.  
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Machine Learning
Databricks launches new machine learning platform
Databricks has announced the latest generation of its machine learning offering, with the launch of Databricks Machine Learning.
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Data Science
AI, enterprise elasticity and the rise of ‘citizen data scientists’
The aim is to end up with an employee base populated with ‘citizen data scientists’ - alongside experts of course.
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Data Science
The six critical factors for a successful data science project
Despite the significant value that data science can deliver, there are still some significant hurdles that need to be overcome, writes Snowflake vice president of sales for APAC, Peter O'Connor. ​​​​​​
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Data Science
Researchers to examine Māori perspectives on ethical data management
"We need a profoundly different approach to individual data rights and protection - one that recognises collective identities."
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Data Science
Qlik named Snowflake Data Engineering Partner of the Year
The award, which recognises Qlik Data Integration, highlights the benefits of the strategic alliance between Qlik and Snowflake.
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IT Automation
Alteryx unveils analytic process automation platform
The company says it’s putting automation in the hands of all workers, bringing new possibilities for personnel upskilling, business outcomes and workforce efficiencies.
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Data Science
How to help your data scientists deliver better business value
Most people will describe someone who spends time extracting valuable insights from large volumes of information. While that definition is correct, unfortunately reality is rather different.
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Cybersecurity
UTS & Institute of Data open virtual industry placement program
The program aims to upskill and integrate candidates primarily into the data science & cybersecurity fields.
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Cybersecurity
UTS & Institute of Data announce scholarship program
But those who are finding themselves on reduced hours or out of work completely may be able to use that time to upskill.
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Data Science
Australia 13th largest user of open source in the world
Australia is the 13th largest user of open source in the world, a new report released by GitHub has revealed. 
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Data Science
NZ data scientists receive $13m to solve environmental problems
Data scientists at leading New Zealand universities have gained $13 million in government funding for a project that will help to solve critical environment problems facing New Zealand.
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Data Science
The dawn of a new age: Google cracks quantum supremacy
It’s the ‘eureka’ moment technologists and scientists have been yearning for.
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Data Science
The powerful tech helping to uncover the universe's mysteries
“Cosmological simulations like galaxy formation and black hole creation require hundreds of thousands of cores connected to each other to run."
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Cybersecurity
BlackBerry invests in the evolution of cybersecurity innovation
“Today’s cybersecurity industry is rapidly advancing and BlackBerry Labs will operate as its own business unit solely focused on innovating and developing the technologies of tomorrow."
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Data Science
Ditch the certificate, it’s all about practical skills in the world of data
Demonstrable experience may trump certifications in the near future when it comes to data science, according to a major survey completed on behalf of the Data Literacy Project.
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Blockchain
Curtin Uni launches cryptocurrency-based PhD scholarship fund
New Zealand-based blockchain studio Centrality will be one of the driving forces behind an Australian university’s initiative to offer a cryptocurrency PhD Scholarship Fund.