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05
Oct
2020
Posted in software

Best Big Data Software in 2020 – Latest Quadrant Ranking Released by 360Quadrants

CHICAGO, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Big data is a mixture of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data gathered by organizations that could be used in machine learning algorithms, predictive modeling, and other advanced statistical implementations to extract information.These days, the use of big data has become necessary for organizations to get a competitive edge over their competitors. Existing rivals and new businesses will use the strategies derived from the analyzed data to remain competitive, drive innovation, and generate profits in most industries equally.

Several vendors have been identified and analyzed by 360Quadrants, providing the best big data software that can help businesses to makestrategic investment decisions. These quadrants are generated following an in-depth evaluation of the supplier, which includes a full range of functionality, and go-to-market strategies. Mostly in the big data software space, such quadrants are modified every three months and incorporate elevated analysis of strategies and effectiveness of suppliers by qualified professionals.

360Quadrants carries out a detailed SWOT assessment and precisely evaluate the vendors chosen for positioning. This assessment allows organizations to obtain insights into future market trends and advancements in order to obtain the right vendors for business expansion and industry growth. 360Quadrants offers a complete list of major corporate entities that facilitate the process of selecting vendors.

Quadrant Categorization for Big Data Software

360Quadrants analyzed 23 vendors in the big data software space and 10 vendors have beencategorized as Visionary Leaders, Innovators, Dynamic Differentiators, and Emerging Companies and placed in the quadrant.

SPSS, Wolfram Mathematica, Qlik Sense, and MangoDBareidentified as visionary leaders and placed on a quadrant in thebig data software space.

SAP HANA and MemSQL have been described as innovators in the big data software space.

Qubole and Collibraare identified as emerging companies in the big data software space.

DataBricks and Performax have been

04
Oct
2020
Posted in technology

Stock picks to buy, cheap alternatives to big tech: Morgan Stanley

  • Morgan Stanley says new technologies are feeding into a surge in productivity that will help the economy for years.
  • Strategist Adam Virgadamo says the pandemic will speed up that change, and investors don’t have to buy tech stocks to reap the rewards. 
  • He’s compiled a list of innovators that have been outperforming and look like they will continue to do based on their strategies and investments in their businesses.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

New technology has permeated so many industries and transformed business. But when investors want long-term growth, they’re mostly buying the same mega-cap tech stocks.

That’s stayed true even as some experts have warned about the sky-high prices of those same stocks, raising the spectre of the dot-com bubble 20 years ago and the dominance of a handful of giant stocks that hit record levels.

Whether there’s a bubble or not, Adam Virgadamo, a US equity strategist at Morgan Stanley, says investors need to be aware of the alternatives. He writes that technology is contributing to growth and bolstering economic productivity, feeding a secular bull market that dates to 2011 and didn’t end with the coronavirus crash.

“We are in the early innings of a technology-driven, decade-long investment cycle centered on data and digitalization that allows businesses to gain insights and improve productivity,” Virgadamo wrote in a note to clients.

He adds that the pandemic and its after-effects are only going to speed up that shift as companies look for ways to save money.

“[The recession] is a wakeup call to accelerate this digital transformation as companies with a greater digital presence are showing more resiliency in the wake of the pandemic,” he wrote. “We see a clear mindset shift at the executive level from viewing technology as supporting the business to technology becoming the

03
Oct
2020
Posted in technology

Next Apple TV could use A12Z or “A14X” in big Apple Arcade push

Apple’s next version of the Apple TV set-top box could use an 12 or A14 chip, a leaker claims, with Apple said to be making a major push to improve the quality of content offered in Apple Arcade.

A report from September pointed to a possible upgrade of the Apple TV with a new processor, as well as a gaming controller to support Apple Arcade sometime in 2021. In a Saturday weet from leaker “choco_bit,” it seems that Apple’s ambitions require some serious hardware choices.

In the tweet, the leaker suggests Apple is working on an A12X or A12Z-based Apple TV, using upgraded SoC versions previously used by the iPad Pro range. In the same tweet, Apple is also thought to be making an “A14X-like” Apple TV, which by the name alone would suggest the use of an enhanced form of the incoming A14 chip.

Apple’s development of a controller for the “Apple TV 6” is also mentioned, an accessory that has previously appeared in connected rumors.

Apple is said to be opting for the higher-specification chips as it will be making a bigger push into making games for Apple Arcade. The service is “getting big money poured into it,” says “choco_bit,” with titles in development supposedly aiming to rival Nintendo’s “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.”

Some of the games in development will also apparently require an A13 Bionic or later version to run, suggesting

03
Oct
2020
Posted in technology

Paytm, other Indian startups vow to fight ‘big daddy’ Google’s clout: sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Dozens of India’s technology startups, chafing at Google’s local dominance of key apps, are banding together to consider ways to challenge the U.S. tech giant, including by lodging complaints with the government and courts, executives told Reuters.

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past the sign of “Google for India”, the company’s annual technology event in New Delhi, India, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Sankalp Phartiyal/File Photo

Although Google, owned by Alphabet Inc GOOGL.O, has worked closely with India’s booming startup sector and is ramping up its investments, it has recently angered many tech companies with what they say are unfair practices.

Setting the stage for a potential showdown, entrepreneurs held two video conferences this week to strategise, three executives told Reuters.

“It’s definitely going to be a bitter fight,” said Dinesh Agarwal, CEO of e-commerce firm IndiaMART INMR.NS. “Google will lose this battle. It’s just a matter of time.”

He said executives have discussed forming a new startup association aimed chiefly at lodging protests with the Indian government and courts against the Silicon Valley company.

Nearly 99% of the smartphones of India’s half a billion users run on Google’s Android mobile operating system. Some Indian startups say that allows Google to exert excessive control over the types of apps and other services they can offer, an allegation the company denies.

The uproar began last month when Google removed popular payments app Paytm from its Play Store, citing policy violations. This led to a sharp rebuke from the Indian firm’s founder, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, whose app returned to the Google platform a few hours later, after Paytm made certain changes.

In a video call on Tuesday, Sharma called Google the “big daddy” that controls the “oxygen supply of (app) distribution” on Android phones, according to an attendee.

03
Oct
2020
Posted in technology

Big Issues Face The Cannabis Industry But A.I. Is Here To Help

If two markets are pretty much guaranteed to make money over the next decade separately it’s artificial intelligence and cannabis. Together, the pair could form a perfect storm thanks to COVID-19 driving demand. Cannabis is more popular than ever thanks to lockdowns and vape technology and the market is predicted to be worth $76.3 billion by 2027). A.I. adds new business benefits for the industry that the COVID boom could mean big changes ahead for regulation.

Adrian Holguin, CEO of CannaShark Consulting, started consulting for cannabis companies in 2017, and in three years he says the changes have been dramatic. Previously a Silicon Valley alum working in intellectual property and patents and trademark work, Holguin, now works with entrepreneurs and startups entering the cannabis industry and is bullish on the impact that AI is having: “The use of A.I. sensors allows us to keep track of every element of the cultivation process such as water level, P.H. level, temperature, nutrient feed, etc. A.I. will also help in a lot of the automation process. Indoor growing has a history of heavy resource consumption for water and electricity, Artificial Intelligence and robotics allow the cultivating process to be more efficient and effective.”

Holguin, believes the future of the pairing will help not only with environmental controls and quality control but A.I. also offers more business operations benefits; “A.I. can help with cost-benefit analyses of purchasing manufacturing equipment or analyzing risks before implementing new techniques into the grow-process. If the use of A.I. in cannabis continues to go down the same path as big agriculture, it will ultimately help to reduce the costs of labor.” 

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