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Demand for data analysts is on the rise — become a front-runner in the job market

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IBM to sell part of Watson Health, including image software offerings and extensive data sets, to private equity firm Francisco Partners, sources say for $1B+ (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: IBM to sell part of Watson Health, including image software offerings and extensive data sets, to private equity firm Francisco Partners, sources say for $1B+  —  International Business Machines Corp. agreed to sell part of its IBM Watson Health business to private equity firm Francisco Partners … Source link

The Graph Foundation, which operates a protocol for indexing and querying blockchain data, raises $50M led by Tiger Global via a sale of its The Graph tokens (Joanna Ossinger/Bloomberg)

Joanna Ossinger / Bloomberg: The Graph Foundation, which operates a protocol for indexing and querying blockchain data, raises $50M led by Tiger Global via a sale of its The Graph tokens  —  The Graph Foundation, which operates a protocol for indexing and querying blockchain data, raised $50 million in a sale of digital tokens … …

The Graph Foundation, which operates a protocol for indexing and querying blockchain data, raises $50M led by Tiger Global via a sale of its The Graph tokens (Joanna Ossinger/Bloomberg) Read More »

Mercedes-Benz plans to use Luminar's lidar tech in future vehicles in exchange for data and services, and takes a small 1.5M share stake in Luminar (Kirsten Korosec/TechCrunch)

Kirsten Korosec / TechCrunch: Mercedes-Benz plans to use Luminar’s lidar tech in future vehicles in exchange for data and services, and takes a small 1.5M share stake in Luminar  —  Mercedes-Benz said Thursday it plans to use Luminar’s lidar technology in future vehicles as part of a broader deal that includes data sharing … Source …

Mercedes-Benz plans to use Luminar's lidar tech in future vehicles in exchange for data and services, and takes a small 1.5M share stake in Luminar (Kirsten Korosec/TechCrunch) Read More »

Prophecy, which lets data engineers build workflows by switching between a visual interface and a code editor, raises a $25M Series A led by Insight Partners (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch: Prophecy, which lets data engineers build workflows by switching between a visual interface and a code editor, raises a $25M Series A led by Insight Partners  —  Prophecy, a low-code platform for data engineering, today announced that it has raised a $25 million Series A round led by Insight Partners. Source …

Prophecy, which lets data engineers build workflows by switching between a visual interface and a code editor, raises a $25M Series A led by Insight Partners (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch) Read More »

Red Cross implores hackers not to leak data for 515k “highly vulnerable people”

The Red Cross on Wednesday pleaded with the threat actors behind a cyberattack that stole the personal data of about 515,000 people who used a program that works to reunite family members separated by conflict, disaster or migration. “While we don’t know who is responsible for this attack, or why they carried it out, we …

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Saudi Arabia-based Lean Technologies, which enables companies to access bank data and make payments, raises $33M led by Sequoia Capital (Farah Elbahrawy/Bloomberg)

Farah Elbahrawy / Bloomberg: Saudi Arabia-based Lean Technologies, which enables companies to access bank data and make payments, raises $33M led by Sequoia Capital  —  Sequoia Capital has made its first investment in the Persian Gulf region by leading a funding round for Lean Technologies, a Saudi fintech firm whose founders include … Source link

From Environmental Engineer to Data Scientist (Plus Post-shift Update)

What work were you doing previously? I was working as an environmental engineering consultant. I mainly worked on environmental compliance (for manufacturing, municipalities, corporations), site plans (for new construction), and some environmental remediation plans (for contaminated sites). My day-to-day involved a lot of computer aided design (CAD) or geographic information system (GIS), and report writing. …

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Red Cross says a cyberattack on a vendor for over 60 Red Cross and Red Crescent societies compromised the personal data of 515,000+ "highly vulnerable people" (Sean Lyngaas/CNN)

Sean Lyngaas / CNN: Red Cross says a cyberattack on a vendor for over 60 Red Cross and Red Crescent societies compromised the personal data of 515,000+ “highly vulnerable people”  —  (CNN)A cyberattack on a contractor used by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has compromised … Source link

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