• Harnessing AI for Good
    by admin on 17 June 2019 at 14:42

    AI, ethics and humanity SAS’s UK head of data science Dr Iain Brown talks about some of the biggest AI for good use cases he’s seeing emerge across the industry and with his own customers. He also delves into SAS’ FATE AI framework , explaining the need for Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, Explainability in AI to ensure the technology is being used for the good of society. […]

  • Reconsidering Risk Assessment for Cyber Insurance Policies
    by admin on 15 June 2019 at 14:00

    In the digital economy, companies can create automated connections with partners and customers to reduce friction and costs in the supply chain However, increased interconnectivity contributes to a major new type of commercial risk: cybercrime. As early as 2015, Lloyd’s of London estimated the annual cost of cybercrime to be $400 billion, representing an enormous […]

  • The Tech Recruitment Challenge
    by admin on 15 June 2019 at 13:59

    Today’s digital landscape is undergoing rapid and radical change McKinsey recently forecast large companies will invest, on average, several hundreds of millions of pounds – and in some cases billions – into digital transformation over the next five years. According to McKinsey, demand for talent is expected to significantly outstrip supply by as much as […]

  • Collaboration is Key in Edge Computing
    by admin on 15 June 2019 at 13:08

    Elisabetta Romano, CTO, Telecom Italia Edge Computing, ecosystems and collaboration are the key to success for Service Providers in the 5G era, says Telecom Italia CTO Elisabetta Romano. Filmed at the Global Edge Forum 2019 at Mobile World Congress. Sponsored by EDGE GRAVITY by Ericsson […]

  • A Year-Over-Year Comparison of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure
    by admin on 15 June 2019 at 00:58

    “If you don’t know where you are going any road can take you there.”   –Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland  In business, it’s helpful to have a roadmap, showing where you are going and how to get there. Yet, knowing what path to take is often challenging, especially in the fast-moving and ever-changing tech world. Sometimes […]

  • AI in cybersecurity – friend or foe?
    by admin on 15 June 2019 at 00:02

    It’s no news that advances in AI and machine learning have enormous transformative potential for cybersecurity defences. However, rapid advances in technology also result in big opportunities for hackers to get smarter and faster. So, when it comes to cybersecurity, is AI a friend or foe? Although the AI arms race is just beginning, the […]

  • Monzo, the UK challenger bank, raises £113M Series F led by YC’s Continuity fund at a £2B post-money valuation
    by Steve O'Hear on 24 June 2019 at 23:01

    Monzo, the fast-growing U.K.-based challenger bank with more than two million account holders, has raised £113 million (~$144m) in additional funding. Confirming TechCrunch’s scoop in April, the Series F round is led by Y Combinator’s “Continuity” growth fund, and gives the company a new £2 billion (~$2.5b) post-money valuation. That’s double the £1 billion valuation […]

  • At last, a camera app that automatically removes all people from your photos
    by Devin Coldewey on 24 June 2019 at 22:59

    As a misanthrope living in a vibrant city, I'm never short of things to complain about. And in particular the problem of people crowding into my photos, whatever I happen to shoot, is a persistent one. That won't be an issue any more with Bye Bye Camera, an app that simply removes any humans from photos you take. Finally! […]

  • Drone Racing League is raising $50 million
    by Lucas Matney on 24 June 2019 at 22:11

    The enterprise drone space has been heating up over the past couple years, but a startup in the entertainment drone space is raising the big cash now. The Drone Racing League is in the process of raising up to $50 million from investors in a Series C round according to SEC docs published today. The […]

  • Apple says Spotify exaggerated how much ‘App Store tax’ it pays
    by Sarah Perez on 24 June 2019 at 20:43

    In March, Spotify filed a complaint against Apple with the European Commission over the so-called “Apple tax” and claims of restrictive rules regarding the App Store. In the time since, Apple has responded with the launch of a website that takes aim at the anti-trust, anti-competitive claims against it, and most recently, a deep dive […]

  • This robot crawls along wind turbine blades looking for invisible flaws
    by Devin Coldewey on 24 June 2019 at 20:17

    Wind turbines are a great source of clean power, but their apparent simplicity — just a big thing that spins — belie complex systems that wear down like any other, and can fail with disastrous consequences. Sandia National Labs researchers have created a robot that can inspect the enormous blades of turbines autonomously, helping keep our green power infrastructure in good kit. […]

  • WordPress management site WP Engine acquires Flywheel as it moves to a $1B valuation and IPO
    by Ingrid Lunden on 24 June 2019 at 19:14

    WordPress now accounts for 34 percent of all websites globally, and today one of the key companies that helps handle the creation and management of some of those WP-hosted sites is getting a little bigger through some consolidation in the wider ecosystem. WP Engine, which works with businesses to build and manage their WordPress-hosted sites, […]

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