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Persado Raises $21M to Make Human Copywriters Obsolete

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by Angela Guess Barry Levine of Venture Beat reports, “If you’re a marketer with a knack for writing great copy, you may want to learn another job skill. New York City-based Persado is offering an artificial intelligence-based system for creating the most effective text for emails, web pages, and other marketing. Today, it announced it…

2015 Trends in Data Modeling: The Machine Learning Effect

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by Jelani Harper Data Modeling has become easier – in certain instances. It has arisen from the nearly exclusive reach of Data Scientists and IT departments to take up residence where it is needed most—within the comforting confines of the business. There are still a number of caveats involved with this trend, as end users…

NLP Startup Taykey Raises $15M

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by Angela Guess Erin Griffith of Fortune reports, “Taykey, a New York startup that makes software for marketers, makes use of 50,000 inputs and 47 engineers with seven doctorates in natural language processing to build tools that surface trends. Inputs include anything from people ‘checking in’ with Foursquare’s Swarm app to a widely popular weather…

The Semantic Web: Moving Forward in 2015

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by Jennifer Zaino We’re all waiting to see what’s next for the Web of Data – that is, the Semantic Web – after a year that had numerous highlights including: the official publication of HTML5, which boasts the ability to describe the structure of a web document with standard semantics; a flurry of activity for…

2015 Trends in Big Data: Real Time

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by Jelani Harper The Big Data marketplace capped another successful year in 2014, with vendors procuring billions of dollars in funding. Headlines surrounding the Internet of Things, the trend towards mobility and Cognitive Computing have solidified the future of Big Data technologies and their centrality to the Data Management landscape. The coming year will herald…

How Will Cognitive Computing Affect Our Lives in 2015?

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by Angela Guess Chloe Green of Information Age recently wrote, “Speaking to students at MIT in October, Elon Musk, engineer and CEO of Telsa Motors and SpaceX, called artificial intelligence ‘our biggest existential threat.’ He may be the man behind the first commercial flights to the International Space Station, but it’s hard to avoid feeling…

Machine Learning Startup GraphLab Brings in $18.5M, Takes New Name

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by Angela Guess Toby Wolpe of ZDnet reports, “As well as announcing a change of company name to Dato, machine-learning firm GraphLab says a new $18.5m funding injection will help finance expanded engineering, business-development and customer-support teams. The $18.5m series B funding round announced today, led by Vulcan Capital with Opus Capital Ventures and previous…