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CLARA Analytics Enlists Tyler Jones as Chief Customer and Marketing Officer

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WIRE)--CLARA Analytics ("CLARA"), the leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) technology in the commercial insurance industry, today announced that it has hired Tyler Jones to be its Chief Customer and Marketing Officer. Jones will be responsible for directing the company's complete relationship with its customers and driving efforts to assess and elevate experiences at each touchpoint across the customer journey, ensuring that commercial insurers are achieving optimal value from CLARA's AI platform. Reporting to CLARA CEO Heather H. Wilson, Jones will apply his unique blend of customer-focused innovation, technology and insurance industry expertise to CLARA's ongoing pursuit of superior customer value, continuous improvement, and exceptional service to its clients. Tyler Jones is a seasoned executive with nearly two decades of experience in the insurance and banking industries. During his tenure at Kaiser Permanente, he was accountable for technology strategies to support the company's revenue management operations.


Ambarella Announces Breakthrough AI-Based Image Signal Processing

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA), an AI vision silicon company, today announced its new Artificial Intelligence Image Signal Processor (AISP). The company is showcasing this technology at its invitation-only event during CES 2022 in Las Vegas this week, running on its CV2 edge AI perception systems on chip (SoCs). Drawing on its 17 years of experience in ISP processing and best-in-class CVflow AI engine, Ambarella's new AI based ISP architecture uses neural networks to augment the image processing done by the hardware ISP integrated into its SoCs. This approach enables color imaging with low light at very low lux levels and minimal noise, a 10 to 100X improvement over state-of-the-art traditional ISPs, and new levels of high dynamic range (HDR) processing with more natural color reproduction and higher dynamic range. Initially demonstrated on the CV2 SoCs during CES this week, the new AISP will become available across Ambarella's entire CVflow SoC portfolio at resolutions up to 4K.


The Growing Role of AI and Big Data in Healthcare

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Population health studies patterns and conditions that affect the overall health of groups (unlike "public health," which focuses on how society ensures more healthy people). Big data is a massive part of this effort. A recent article in BuiltIn highlighted various companies that are leveraging big data to help healthcare organizations and researchers read the trends to improve health conditions. For example, one company called Linguamatics in Cambridge, MA uses natural language processing to mine through unstructured patient data to detect relevant lifestyle factors and predict which patients may be at higher risk for disease. Another company in Santa Clara, CA, called Hortonworks, helps organize and integrate billions of records so that pharmaceutical companies can do better research for clinical trials, raise the level of safety, and get products to market faster.


Online Gaming Is the New Therapist's Office

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In the early weeks of the pandemic, Monet Goldman tried different strategies to cope with stress. "I was exercising, I was meditating, I was doing yoga," says Goldman, a licensed marriage and family therapist in Santa Clara, California. But he didn't start to feel better until he turned to a familiar pastime: video games. In the bright, immersive world of online gaming, Goldman found solace--and he started to have fun again. As he and his colleagues struggled to connect with clients virtually, he wondered if gaming could help his patients too.


Data Engineer

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Your manager is in Santa Clara, CA, but you'll be working remotely from anywhere in Canada. This position is not eligible to be performed in Alaska, Colorado, Mississippi, North Dakota, or the Virgin Islands. What you'll get to do... Our Domain Registrars and Investors team is looking for a software engineer to join us in building and improving Domain Search at GoDaddy. Domain Search is one of the key strategic pillars of GoDaddy, with an important contribution to the company's revenue, customer growth and innovation. As a software engineer, you would play a major role in improving the domain search experience, architecture, and analytics across every market we support worldwide, and the add-on products and advertising we offer when the user searches for a domain.


Data Scientist - remote

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GoDaddy's Domain Search and Recommendation is looking for a Data Scientist to join our team that develops and applies machine learning methods to improve our customer's search experience. Domain Search is one of the key strategic pillars of GoDaddy, with an important contribution to the company's revenue, customer growth and innovation. As a data scientist, you would play a major role in improving the search page across all markets we support worldwide. Your manager is in Santa Clara, CA. What you'll get to do We've got your back... Enjoy our many benefits (My Wallet), including paid time off, 401k, equity grants and parental leave.


Ushur Forms AI Research Group to Power the Future of Customer Experience Automation

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ushur, the leader in AI-powered Customer Experience Automation (CXA), today announced the launch of Ushur AI Lab, a research group dedicated to tackling some of the most pressing issues in natural language processing (NLP), document processing and no-code conversational intelligence. The AI Lab aims to develop innovations that will make it even easier for enterprises to deliver automated, omni-channel, hyper-personalized customer experiences. Over the last few years, Ushur's AI and machine learning (ML) team has developed key breakthroughs already integrated into Ushur's Customer Experience Automation platform. These include NLP and ML components for conversational tasks, document processing engines and a feature-rich, no-code MLOperations platform. Ushur has filed multiple patents in representation learning for documents, information retrieval from unstructured data, forms processing and tabular information extraction areas.


Stellar Cyber and BlackBerry Partner to Deliver AI-Powered, End-to-End Security

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., August 02, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stellar Cyber, the leading next-generation security operations platform, announced today that it has partnered with BlackBerry to accelerate adoption of AI-powered security solutions for enterprises and managed security service providers (MSSPs). Both companies are pioneers in using AI and machine learning to eliminate signatures and manual scripts from security solutions, and they are going to market together as a catalyst for AI-based security adoption worldwide by offering an integrated solution that combines BlackBerry's prevention-first AI-driven Unified Endpoint Security offerings with Stellar Cyber's security operations platform. BlackBerry has redefined what an endpoint protection solution can and should do for organizations by utilizing an AI-driven, prevention-first approach. Stellar Cyber pioneered adding AI to the security operations environments, helping to eliminate manual rule creation and management. By joining together in the marketplace, they offer enterprises and MSSPs higher efficiency, a lower rate of false positives, and significantly better protection against today's multi-layered cyberattacks.


Nvidia Stock's Surge Makes Chip Maker 10th-Biggest U.S. Listed Company

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The post-pandemic boom in the semiconductor business has powered Nvidia Corp. into the top 10 U.S. public companies, joining the likes of Apple Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. Shares of the Santa Clara, Calif., firm have risen nearly 80% over the past year, giving it a market value of around $453 billion. That is more than rivals Intel Corp. and Broadcom Inc. combined. Nvidia makes processors that power gaming and cryptocurrency mining. Chip shares have risen in part thanks to a pandemic-induced global shortage of semiconductors that has driven up the prices of everything from laptops to automobiles.


Off the Couch: Database Maker Seeks $160 Million In IPO

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Couchbase plans to sell 7 million shares at about $20 to $23 each, netting the NoSQL database vendor about $160 million for its upcoming initial public offering (IPO), the company announced today. The Santa Clara, California company, which filed its S-1 form last month with the Securities and Exchange Commission, is planning to go public in the near future. Its stock will be traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol "BASE." Couchbase is an open source, document-oriented database that stores data in JSON. The database supports distributed operations and ACID transactions, and features a SQL-like query language called N1QL.