Data News Roundup – Thursday, October 1st, 2020

Data News Roundup, October 1st

Hello everyone! Welcome back to this week’s edition of the AtScale Data News Roundup for Thursday, October 1st. This week’s news cycle includes a few interesting trend pieces, as well as an IPO and fresh funding round in the big data world.

Please read on to learn more about what’s happening across the industry, and as always, reach out if you have any questions or just want to chat. We love hearing from you all.

A new prescription for big data headaches in pharma-tech – September 29th, 2020

By Adrian Bridgwater

IDG Connect

Adrian Bridgwater of IDG has an interesting piece on pharma-tech’s big data challenges, outlining how analytics functions and an increasing amount of AI-driven insight are creating a new type of pharmacological operational dynamic.

New Big Data Sentiment Analysis Show Potential Biden Election Landslide – September 29th, 2020

By Wayne Rash


Forbes takes a look at new insights from LUX Election 2020, a big data analysis program, that shows a growing divide in voter sentiment ahead of the Presidential election.

5 things to know about Palantir as controversial “big data” company goes public – September 30th, 2020

By Irina Inanova

CBS News

Data-mining company Palantir is set to go public today, with first trades of the day still pending. CBS News has a detailed analysis of the situation.

Cube Dev raises $6.2M for its open-source data platform – September 29th, 2020

By Frederic Lardinois


Cube Dev, the open-source company behind Cube.js that is building a data platform to help developers write analytics applications for both internal and external users, today announced that it has raised a $6.2 million seed round led by Bain Capital Ventures.