Untether completes $125 million Funding round

Untether AI

Canadian data center AI chip startup Untether has completed a $125-million round of funding led by Tracker Capital Management, and co-led by Intel Capital with participation from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Radical Ventures. As part of the funding round, Tracker Capital senior advisor Shaygan Kheradpir will join Untether’s board of directors.

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“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 7/13/2021

Above the trendline

In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, industry partnerships, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

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[White Paper] Reduce Compliance Risk in your Call and Contact Center with AI

This white paper, “Reduce Compliance Risk in Your Call and Contact Center With AI,” from Veritone, discusses how compliance represents a major risk for contact centers, with violations potentially costing organizations millions of dollars in fines and causing reputational damage to the brand. The current method of monitoring calls — using manual review of recorded conversations — does not come close to meeting the requirements for comprehensive monitoring of regulated interactions.

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2021 MLOps Platforms vendor analysis report

Neu.ro report

The Neuromation team has just published a new report on the state of Machine Learning Operations Platforms in 2021. MLOps was defined as a separate discipline only recently when the ML practitioners moved from university labs to corporate boardrooms. The young MLOps market already has a host of established players as well as newer niche entrants.

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SambaNova CEO: Pre- to post-AI transition will be ‘bigger than the Internet’

SambaNova systems

Why are SambaNova and its competitors in the data center AI space attracting such huge amounts of funding? Is it required to get the product right, does it take this amount of resources to go up against the incumbents, or does it simply reflect investors’ view of the market opportunity?

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The next-level of operationalizing Machine Learning: Real-time Data Streaming into Data Science Environments

2 people network infrastructure

New Stack’s Streaming Data and the Future Tech Stack report (2019) show a 500% percent increase in the number of companies processing data in real-time for AI/ML use cases. And experts posit a more massive increase in the number of companies following this trend as we approach 2021.

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Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – February 2021

In this recurring monthly feature, we filter recent research papers appearing on the arXiv.org preprint server for compelling subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from disciplines including statistics, mathematics and computer science – and provide you with a useful “best of” list for the past month.

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Video highlights: AI’s role in fight against COVID-19

Corona Virus graphic

Legal and compliance technology company, Relativity premiered its latest installment of its On the Merits documentary series, which aims to showcase how people use data for the greater good. This year’s documentary explores how AI was leveraged in the race for answers around COVID-19.

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“Above the Trend Line” – Your industry rumors as of 3/11/2021

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In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, industry partnerships, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

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Video Highlights: Deep Learning for Probabilistic Time Series Forecasting

In this Data Science Salon talk, Kashif Rasul, Principal Research Scientist at Zalando, presents some modern probabilistic time series forecasting methods using deep learning. The Data Science Salon is a unique vertical focused conference which grew into the most diverse community of senior data science, machine learning and other technical specialists in the space.

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