INDUSTRY PULSE ALERTS

Here is a quick skim of the latest analytics and data science industry news. To get perspectives on highlighted updates, please read the monthly wrap ups. For even more news, check out Impact Analytix Industry Pulse or for Flipboard fans add https://flipboard.com/@idigdata.

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  • Neo4j Closes $80 Million in Series E Funding
    by News Desk on November 2, 2018 at 12:29 AM

    SAN MATEO, Calif. – Nov. 01, 2018 – Neo4j, the leader in graph databases, announced today that it has closed an $80 million Series E funding round led by One Peak Partners and Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. Neo4j’s latest round also includes the following […]

  • DataRobot Insights Extension showcased in Tableau Conference Keynote
    by News Desk on October 24, 2018 at 5:13 PM

    Unveiled at Tableau Conference in New Orleans, Automated Exploratory Data Analysis Add-In for Tableau Delivers AI-Driven Storytelling Boston, MA, October 18, 2018 — DataRobot, the creator of the automated machine learning category, today announced DataRobot Insights, a new Tableau […]

  • Incorta Expands Series B with Microsoft’s M12 and Telstra Ventures
    by News Desk on October 18, 2018 at 5:10 PM

    SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2018 — Incorta, a hyperconverged analytics software company, today announced $15 million in funding by M12, Microsoft’s venture fund (formerly Microsoft Ventures), and Telstra Ventures. This round coincides with the company’s Fall ’18 […]

  • Snowflake Closes $450 Million in Growth Funding
    by News Desk on October 15, 2018 at 1:42 PM

    SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct 12, 2018 – Snowflake Computing, a data warehouse built for the cloud, has announced it has closed $450 million in additional growth funding led by Sequoia Capital. The remainder of Snowflake’s existing investors also participated: Altimeter Capital, […]

  • Cloudera and Hortonworks Announce Merger
    by News Desk on October 4, 2018 at 5:05 AM

    PALO ALTO, Calif. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., October 3, 2018 — Cloudera, Inc. (NYSE: CLDR) and Hortonworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: HDP) jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. […]

  • Google Data Studio and Cloud Dataprep Now GA
    by News Desk on September 24, 2018 at 8:38 PM

    Source: Official Google Blog  With Data Studio, you can easily access and analyze data from Google Cloud and Google Marketing Platform sources alongside more than 500 other data sources via more than 100 partner-built connectors. This means you can visualize and […]

  • Informatica Announces Big Data Solution for Apache Spark
    by News Desk on September 17, 2018 at 10:44 PM

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 – Informatica, an enterprise cloud data management leader, has announced the next generation of the industry’s most comprehensive data management solution for Apache Spark Based Big Data Cloud environments. These new innovations, […]

  • Qlik Announces Associative Big Data Index, Smart Data Catalog and Intelligent Rules Engine
    by News Desk on September 12, 2018 at 1:24 PM

    New York – Sept. 12, 2018 – Strata Data Conference – Qlik® continues to execute on its mission to supply enterprise customers with end-to-end data management and analytics solutions with two new big data offerings – the latest version of the Podium Data® product and […]

  • New Google Dataset Search
    by News Desk on September 6, 2018 at 2:13 PM

    Source Google blog: Sept. 5, 2018 Natasha Noy Research Scientist, Google AI In today’s world, scientists in many disciplines and a growing number of journalists live and breathe data. There are many thousands of data repositories on the web, providing access to millions of datasets; and local […]

  • TIBCO Spotfire X and Other TIBCO NOW Announcements
    by News Desk on September 6, 2018 at 10:25 AM

    Source TIBCO blog: Sept. 5 Day one of TIBCO NOW kicked off in Las Vegas with the question – what are you doing with the multitude of rich technologies available today to change the world? Our customers and partners got to explore innovation at the edge through interactive breakout sessions, a […]