Apple’s AI Plans, MapR Raises M: Big Data Roundup

Hadoop distributor MapR raises new round of equity funding and hints at possible IPO, Salesforce acquires another analytics startup, PwC partners with Coursera on a data analytics course, and Apple CEO Tim Cook talks AI and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending Aug. 21, 2016. 13 Ways Machine Learning Can Steer You Wrong (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Hadoop distributor MapR has raised a new round of funding and may be preparing for an IPO next year, Salesforce acquires analytics startup BeyondCore, Coursera releases a new data analytics course together with PwC, and Apple CEO Tim Cook provided some illumination on how his company regards artificial intelligence (AI). We’ve got all the highlights in this Big Data Roundup for the week ending Aug. 21,…


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