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Machine Learning for More Equitable Credit Powers Airfox — ZestFinance Partnership

New Machine Learning Credit Scoring System Expected to Increase Access for the Underbanked in Emerging Markets Airfox, a startup providing transformative financial services to emerging markets, announced a partnership with artificial intelligence (AI) leader ZestFinance and Brazilian retail giant Via Varejo to deliver a new microcredit model with next-generation algorithmic infrastructure predicated on more equitable credit risk analysis. Combining machine learning (ML) and predictive analytics to extend credit…

Sixgill Announces HyperLabel, The Fastest Path To Implementing Machine Learning

New desktop labeling application gives developers, engineers and data scientists complete data ownership, privacy and control HyperLabel—a new desktop data labeling application for Machine Learning (ML) just announced by Sixgill, LLC—offers the fastest path to creating high-quality labeled datasets for better ML models. With HyperLabel, there’s no need to upload files to an external service. Users retain complete ownership, privacy and control of their data, while accelerating project onboarding and completion with…

Mphasis Launches New AI Solutions on the AWS Marketplace for Machine Learning

Mphasis, an Information Technology (IT) solutions provider specializing in cloud and cognitive services, announced the availability of new Deep Learning algorithms on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace for Machine Learning. The on-demand solutions target practical enterprise use cases such as influence analytics, insurance claims analysis, payment card fraud, and image analytics for supply chain and logistics. They are available for download and free trial on the AWS Marketplace for Machine Learning website. Marketing…

Ag-Analytics to Release Several Machine Learning Driven Environmental APIs on Azure, Supported by Microsoft’s AI for Earth Program

Ag-Analytics and Microsoft AI for Earth Announce Strategic Partnership Ag-Analytics, through a new strategic partnership with Microsoft's AI for Earth program, announced the launch of several new APIs and data feeds for public use, including mirroring over 100 TB of Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) data on Azure. By enabling optimized, efficient, flexible cloud data access for machine learning and AI applications, academics and developers alike will now be able to easily access production-ready HLS and other data for…

Punchh Launches Machine Learning for Customer Lifetime Value (CLV)

Introducing “Predictive CLV”, the First in a Suite of Products Built to Maximize Marketing Campaigns Using Machine Learning Punchh, the leader in digital marketing solutions for physical retailers, announced the launch of “Predictive Customer Lifetime Value (PCLV)”. The first solution of its kind built specifically for the physical retail world, Punchh PCLV uses machine learning to calculate the CLV of each individual customer using projected estimates of the customer’s monetary worth to the business over time. Based on…

Hitachi High-Tech Group to Lead Japanese Distribution of SparkCognition’s Automated Machine Learning Modeling Product, Darwin

Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation announced that Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. (CEO: Craig Kerkove), a subsidiary of Hitachi High-Tech, will team with SparkCognition, Inc. (CEO: Amir Husain, "SparkCognition") to deploy SparkCognition's proprietary automated machine learning modeling platform, Darwin, at Hitachi High-Tech Group's customers in Japan and other areas in Asia. The increase in development of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in recent years has enabled organizations to gain new business…

SEMI Teams with Cornell University to Accelerate Technology Development Using Machine Learning and AI

SEMI announced a research and development (R&D) project to speed technology progress and problem-solving in microelectronics manufacturing and across the supply chain by driving new efficiencies using machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). Under an agreement with SEMI, Cornell University will optimize and accelerate two critical process steps – lithography and plasma etch. Supported through SEMI's R&D program with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), the project aims to help accelerate the…

Gigapaces Partners with Tableau to Accelerate Machine Learning and Data Visualization

Combined Solution Provides Real-Time Interactive Views of Operational Data and Machine Learning Insights GigaSpaces, the provider of InsightEdge, the fastest in-memory real-time analytics processing platform, announced that it has partnered with Tableau, the leading analytics platform, to help enterprises accelerate customized BI visualizations on their operational data for smarter actionable insights at scale. Marketing Technology News: Comm100 Launches Agent Assist to Boost Agent Performance and Customer Satisfaction…

Retina Powers Up Mid-Market E-tailers with AI and Machine Learning Free Trial

Retina Go! is first self-serve data analytics to predict Customer Lifetime Value Retina, which uses AI and predictive analytics to determine the lifetime value of online customers, launched Retina Go!, a free service for small to middle-market e-commerce businesses, providing individual customer intelligence that guarantees a lower cost per acquisition (CPA) by up to 20-30%. The predictive analytics report is delivered within 24 hours. Businesses that implement Retina’s customer intelligence platform typically double the…

RainFocus Delivers the Event Industry’s Most Advanced Machine Learning Tool

RainFocus, the leading Event Marketing Platform, announced the release of its newest machine learning tool, the Recommendations Bot. Large events pose a number of challenges for event directors. With over 2,500 sessions, recommendations become the key to improving the attendee journey and maximizing engagement. The Recommendations Bot is designed to address those challenges by providing a more personalized attendee experience — a truly game-changing feature for the industry. The RainFocus…

AI-Powered Sales Assistant Exceed.ai Announces New Machine Learning Capabilities to Answer Prospects’ Questions, Reply to Objections…

Platform can follow up and qualify every sales lead with human-like interaction to increase sales opportunities by 80 percent Exceed.ai, an AI-powered sales assistant technology that automatically communicates with leads and enables sales reps to scale their efforts, announced a new platform version with enhanced machine learning (ML) that continuously learns when to respond and how to best answer questions throughout the lead engagement and qualification process. The AI assistant appropriately responds to objections and…

Cisco Explains the Benefits of Deploying AI and Machine Learning for IT and Business Ops

Cisco helps IT teams better understand network behavior and predict issues with new artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities Cisco announces software innovations designed to make managing and securing networks easier. As today's businesses increasingly invest in digital technologies, IT teams are struggling under the amplified workload. To alleviate this burden and allow IT to focus on delivering innovation, Cisco is introducing new artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities to allow IT…

Survey: 96% of Enterprises Encounter Training Data Quality and Labeling Challenges in Machine Learning Projects

Research Finds Artificial Intelligence Is Still Emerging, Driving Training Data Issues for AI and Machine Learning Initiatives IDC predicts worldwide spending on artificial intelligence (AI)  systems will reach $35.8 billion in 2019, and 84% of enterprises believe investing in AI will lead to greater competitive advantages (Statista). However, nearly eight out of 10 enterprise organizations currently engaged in AI and machine learning (ML) report that projects have stalled, and 96% of these companies have run into…

Index Exchange Introduces Adaptive Timeout, Incorporating Machine Learning into Header Bidding

New Product Makes Publisher Page Speeds Smarter by Adapting to Each User, Creating More Opportunities for Bidders and Revenue for Publishers Index Exchange, the world’s largest independent ad exchange, introduced Adaptive Timeout, an innovative product that will boost publisher revenue through advanced machine learning, while optimizing page speed. By measuring device and network conditions, the Adaptive Timeout feature leverages an algorithm that determines a custom, intelligent timeout for each individual user on each…

RevTrax Announces Addition of State-of the-Art Machine Learning and AI Technology to its Offer Management Platform to Deliver Groundbreaking…

The RevTrax Offer Management Platform Integrates Across any Marketing Channel to Connect Online Behaviors to any Conversion RevTrax, a leading offer management platform for CPG and retail brands announced the launch of a machine learning and artificial intelligence capability to its platform to effectively target and deliver the right offers to consumers quicker and more efficiently than ever. The software will allow RevTrax to observe behavior at scale and categorize the behaviors and patterns faster than ever before.…

SAS Features Innovations in Automated Machine Learning, Computer Vision and NLP to Improve Decision Making

Latest SAS Platform Release Helps Businesses and Data Scientists Put Analytics in Action by Automating Complex Tasks SAS, the leader in advanced analytics, is enhancing its automated, simple, and powerful analytics platform to help digital disruptors and emerging leaders blaze a trail forward. The updated SAS Platform delivers additional innovation in artificial intelligence (AI), specifically in the areas of machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing (NLP) and other technologies that underpin AI.…

Twitter Confirms Machine Learning has Helped to Identify and Remove Abusive Tweets Significantly

Reports 18% Year-over-Year Total Revenue Growth and 11% Year-over-Year Growth in Monetizable Daily Active Usage Twitter, Inc. announced financial results for its first quarter 2019. "We are taking a more proactive approach to reducing abuse and its effects on Twitter," said Jack Dorsey, Twitter's CEO. "We are reducing the burden on victims and, where possible, taking action before abuse is reported. For example, we are now removing 2.5x more Tweets that share personal information and ~38% of abusive Tweets that are…

Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, in association with CI&T, Release New Report Entitled Machine Learning: The Next Generation…

CI&T, a leading global digital solutions partner announced the availability of a new Harvard Business Review Analytic Services report, in association with CI&T entitled "Machine Learning: The Next Generation of Customer Experience." The report outlines a shift toward a more pragmatic and approachable application of machine learning and its value within the customer journey to create real solutions that meet customer needs—immediately. "We are in an important transition point with machine learning, especially now…

What Is Automated Machine Learning and Is It About to Put Data Scientists out of Work?

Since Automated Machine Learning (AutoML) tools, such as Google’s AutoML, launched, experts have been exploring whether they are ready for full enterprise integration and application. AutoML tools claim to let anyone take on the role of a ‘citizen data scientist,' capable of producing production ready, Machine Learning models, without the technical background traditionally required. While it’s certainly true that automated Machine Learning processes are changing the way businesses are able to perform data analysis tasks,…

SetSail Introduces Machine Learning-Powered Incentives to Enhance Sales Behavior and Accelerate Performance

Wing Venture Capital Invests in Company to Accelerate the Evolution of Sales Incentives SetSail, provider of machine learning-powered incentives for sales teams, came out of stealth and announced the launch of the industry’s first true-progress incentives platform, which unlocks sales teams’ potential by rewarding what matters. Founded in February 2018, SetSail is backed by Wing Venture Capital, a leading early-stage venture capital firm focused on technology for business. SetSail was created to solve the behavioral…