Egnyte cofounder and chief executive Vineet Jain makes the case for "content intelligence" at company headquarters in Mountain View, Calif, on Jan. 9.

Egnyte starts using data to take guesswork out of file sharing & storage

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Egnyte already stands apart from cloud-based file sharing services like Box and Dropbox, because it can store files on companies’ existing data center infrastructure as well as clouds. That means companies can keep working with the gear they’ve invested in. But this distinction on its own is no longer enough.

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Apocalypse or golden age: What machine intelligence will do to us

Recently some luminaries of our age have warned that machine intelligence is evolving at a breakneck pace. So breakneck, in fact, that machines might soon decide the world would be a better place if all our necks were, in actuality, broken. Thus begins the Machine Apocalypse, when the world will rue the day we decided to tinker with this whole artificial intelligence thing.

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Yahoo buys image-recognition startup LookFlow

Image recognition is a problem the Flickr team has been working on for a while, so it’ll be interesting to find out whether all this intellectual capital leads to a true industry breakthrough.

‘Big data’ is dead. What’s next?

“Big data” has been broadly applied as a catch-all phrase for any company, and this gold rush has brought out the usual lineup of copycats and frauds.