Storj Acquires Leading AI Compute Provider, Valdi

Storj announced a new era in distributed cloud innovation with the acquisition of Valdi. Storj is a leader in distributed cloud object storage, disrupting the $100 billion cloud storage market, delivering up to 90% cost savings and 90% less carbon emissions for customers. Valdi is the leader in on-demand high performance cloud computing (GPUs) widely used for AI training and inference in data-intensive industries like technology, research and life-sciences.

The Tech Tracking 2024 Presidential Ad Campaigns

A new searchable database allows the public to examine groups running social media ads that mention U.S. presidential candidates, including secretly coordinated pages that are running identical videos or messages.  The project is supported by a grant and use of analytics software from Neo4j, a leading graph database and analytics company.

New Alluxio Enterprise AI Innovations Accelerate GPUs Anywhere with 97%+ GPU Utilization

Alluxio, the developer of the open-source data platform, announced the immediate availability of the latest enhancements in Alluxio Enterprise AI. Version 3.2 showcases the platform’s capability to utilize GPU resources universally, improvements in I/O performance, and competitive end-to-end performance with HPC storage.

GridGain Advances Its Unified Real-Time Data Platform to Help Enterprises Accelerate AI-Driven Data Processing

GridGain® announced version 9 of the GridGain Unified Real-Time Data Platform. Building on the proven multi-dimensional data processing and analytics capabilities of version 8, GridGain 9 delivers the most stable, resilient, and high-performant solution for ultra-low latency data applications, powering the extreme speed, scale, durability and reliability critical to modern enterprise use cases and AI.

The Rise of Embedded Analytics and Embedded AI: Proportional Business Value at Last?

In this contributed article, Artyom Keydunov, co-founder and CEO of Cube, believes that although business intelligence (BI) solutions have gone a long way to make more data available to non-technical users, challenges remain. With a universal semantic layer, organizations can create curated, intuitive data experiences that are more accessible than ever, enabling users to derive far more value from enterprise data.

Embracing the Future: Generative AI for Executives

In this feature article, Daniel D. Gutierrez, insideAInews Editor-in-Chief & Resident Data Scientist, believes that as generative AI continues to evolve, its potential applications across industries are boundless. For executives, understanding the foundational concepts of transformers, LLMs, self-attention, multi-modal models, and retrieval-augmented generation is crucial.

The CFO’s Quest in an AI-first World

A new research study with HFS Research from Genpact (helping leading finance organizations with digital transformation) found that leading CFOs expect AI to be the “future” of their company. The CFOs surveyed – including chiefs from HP, HSBC, Trinity Health and more – see the biggest potential for data analysis, customer integration and forecasting, but also expressed concern about how to take the next step. 

Freshworks Report Reveals AI Is Delivering Strong Productivity Gains and Unlocking Higher-Value Work for Employees

Freshworks Inc. (NASDAQ: FRSH) released its new Global AI Workplace Report, revealing how various workplace departments are interacting with AI since the new era of generative AI exploded into the market 18 months ago. The global survey of 7,000+ full-time employees, collected from March 9 to April 4, 2024, revealed how AI has become a tool commonly used among knowledge workers – more than half (55%) of workers surveyed said they are currently using software applications enhanced with AI at work. 

Enhancing Business Innovation and Operational Efficiency Through Historical Data

In this contributed article, Adrian Kunzle, Chief Technology Officer at Own Company, discusses strategies around using historical data to understand their businesses better and fill gaps are often overlooked. When organizations maximize historical data, they can improve AI-driven decisions, reduce the overhead of data warehouses and ETL processes, while simultaneously driving portability and automation.

Announcing insideAI NEWS – Illuminating AI’s Frontiers: Your Go-To News Destination

insideBIGDATA, the leading source for news and insights about artificial intelligence, is proud to announce the relaunch and rebranding of the publication as insideAI News. The revamped platform will offer comprehensive coverage of AI  technology and implementation strategies across multiple industries, including healthcare, security, financial services, automation, and agriculture.