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As Pentagon Cloud Computing Bid Deadline Nears, Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)(NASDAQ:GOOGL) Drops Out, IBM (NYSE:IBM) Protests

Earlier this year, the Department of Defense announced a winner-take-all competition in order to select a cloud computing company to host its sensitive information.  Some of the initial contenders included Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL), International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) and Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG)’s Google. The […]

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Hong Kong urged to adopt design thinking to stay innovative in technology era

Design thinking, a mindset focused on what future customers want instead of relying on past data and methods to make decisions, is a great source of differentiation for companies and is becoming increasingly important in the era of artificial intelligence, according to innovation expert Tom Kelley. Creative mindsets are required especially since robots and algorithms […]

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New AI technology may spot obesity on Earth from space

SAN FRANCISCO: In a novel method, researchers have used Artificial intelligence (AI) technology that scanned through Google Maps images to estimate on Earth — even without actually spotting obese people. The team lead by researchers from University of Washington, Seattle, downloaded nearly 150,000 high-resolution Google Map satellite images of select neighbourhoods in four cities – […]

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Business-led technology strategy and selection, Part 2:

Companies are facing more complex challenges than ever, requiring a variety of disciplines to come together to set a future vision and strategy. Historically, says Alec Binder, director, advisory at KPMG, these challenges have been treated as technology problems that can be solved simply by buying a better platform or solution. However, as explained in […]

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Silvair Expands Range of Products Using its Technology with Help of Partners

  Applications, design and technology news from across the industry The Mission of Solid State Lighting Design is to help foster the technical and architectural design innovation needed to propel LEDs and solid state lighting into mainstream lighting applications. Silvair Expands Range of Products Using its Technology with Help of Partners Silvair, a lighting control […]

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Non-diabetics are using diabetes technology to track their blood sugar and improve their health

About two months ago, grad student Azure Grant began wearing a glucose monitor every day. These devices track glucose, also called blood sugar, which comes from food and which the body subsequently uses for fuel. Diabetics have trouble regulating their glucose levels, and thus must track them closely. Here’s the catch: Grant doesn’t have diabetes. […]

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