Trump expected to cut federal IT spending

President Donald Trump said this week that the federal budget is a "mess" and is promising to make it leaner. This means that federal IT spending -- now at $81.6 billion -- is likely to see cuts, analysts said. The Trump administration is still filling top...

Plus d'info

H&R Block turns to A.I. to tackle your tax return

How would you feel about an artificial intelligence system handling your taxes this year? H&R Block, the tax services company, is betting that customers will be willing to have A.I. assist their human tax preparers in getting them the biggest refunds possible or at least reduce...

Plus d'info

Putting data into the sales process with InsideSales

InsideSales is one of an increasing number of players that aims to offer sales teams tools to make them more efficient and effective. In its case, InsideSales came about through the post-graduate research of co-founder Dave Elkington. As Elkington studied artificial intelligence, he soon came to...

Plus d'info

Rethink’s Sawyer Robot Just Got a Whole Lot Smarter

  Rethink Robotics, pioneers in the field of collaborative industrial robotics, has made a massive upgrade to its Sawyer robots. Designed to help non-experts program routines that instruct the robot how to carry out complex tasks, the new Intera 5 software could help the company realize the potential...

Plus d'info

HPE acquires security startup Niara to boost its ClearPass portfolio

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has acquired Niara, a startup that uses machine learning and big data analytics on enterprise packet streams and log streams to detect and protect customers from advanced cyberattacks that have penetrated perimeter defenses. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Operating in...

Plus d'info

Socially Sensitive AI Software Coaches Call-Center Workers

  Next time you call customer support, the person on the other end of the line may be getting a little help from emotionally intelligent AI software. Recommended for You Some call-center workers are now receiving real-time coaching from software that analyzes their speech and the nature of...

Plus d'info

This Robot Will Sail for Months on the Lookout for a Tsunami

  An oceangoing robot that watches for tsunamis may be just the thing to save lives when disaster is on its way. Recommended for You That’s the vision Japanese researchers are about to carry out around the new volcanic island of Nishinoshima. Since it emerged from the waves...

Plus d'info

Open Data Spotlight: The Global Terrorism Database

Publishing data on Kaggle is a way organizations can reach a diverse audience of data scientists with an enthusiasm for learning, knowledge, and collaboration. For Dr. Erin Miller of START, the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, making her organization's...

Plus d'info

Your Year on Kaggle: Most Memorable Community Stats from 2016

Now that we have entered a new year, we want to share and celebrate some of your 2016 highlights in the best way we know how: through numbers. From breaking competitions records to publishing eight Pokémon datasets since August alone, 2016 was a great year...

Plus d'info

A Challenge to Analyze the World’s Most Interesting Data: The Department of Commerce Publishes its Datasets on Kaggle

Since opening up our public datasets platform in August, we’ve been amazed by the depth and breadth of projects our community has created, the thoughtful analyses shared, and the words of wisdom exchanged. This is why, when the Department of Commerce – “America’s Data Agency”...

Plus d'info