Happenings
  • A.I. Systems Echo Biases They’re Fed, Putting Scientists on Guard

    Nov 11, 2019

    Researchers say computer systems are learning from lots and lots of digitized books and news articles that could bake old attitudes into new technology.

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  • Where VCs are looking for voice startup investments

    Nov 4, 2019

    Led by Amazon’s Alexa, smart speakers’ install base is expected to reach 200 million units worldwide by 2020. A quarter of Americans over the age of 12 own a smart speaker, and the majority of those users have more than one device in their home. Moreover, Apple could sell 50 million of its Airpods this year (generating $8 billion in sales) as Bluetooth earpieces explode in popularity.

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  • The 7 most important announcements from Microsoft Ignite

    Nov 4, 2019

    It’s Microsoft Ignite this week, the company’s premier event for IT professionals and decision-makers. But it’s not just about new tools for role-based access. Ignite is also very much a forward-looking conference that keeps the changing role of IT in mind.

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  • Forrester: Edge computing is about to bloom

    Nov 4, 2019

    The next calendar year will be the one that propels edge computing into the enterprise technology limelight for good, according to a set of predictions from Forrester Research.

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  • The Year Of IoT: Eight Data-Driven Directions For 2020

    Nov 4, 2019

    According to a recent report by IDC, digital transformation spending is expected to surpass $6 trillion dollars within the next four years, and it’s believed that enterprises globally will spend more than $1 trillion on digital transformation before the end of 2019 alone.

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  • 10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective Of AI In Security

    Nov 4, 2019

    Rapid advances in AI and machine learning are defining cybersecurity’s future daily. Identities are the new security perimeter and Zero Trust Security frameworks are capitalizing on AI’s insights to thwart breaches in milliseconds. Advances in AI and machine learning are also driving the transformation of endpoint security toward greater accuracy and contextually intelligence.

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  • Concert promoters turn away from facial recognition tech

    Nov 4, 2019

    Concert promoters in the U.S. are stepping back from plans to scan festivalgoers with facial recognition technology, after musicians and others gave it some serious side-eye.

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  • AI Seeks the Perfect Employee

    Nov 3, 2019

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  • Virtual, Augmented Reality Startups Valued At $45 Billion

    Oct 31, 2019

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  • More Than Half of Consumers Want to Use Voice Assistants for Healthcare According to New Report from Voicebot and Orbita

    Oct 30, 2019

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  • Issue 18 - The Impact of Deep Tech + Imagery on the Future of Healthcare

    In the second issue of our Special Report Series, we turn our focus to the imagery modality and the impacts already being felt in the future of healthcare.

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  • Issue 18 - tagSpace: Augmented Reality for the Masses, now Covid Ready

    tagSpace (Azafran Portfolio I) provides a no-code solution for location-based Augmented Reality - With a focus on markets such as music festivals, events and experiences, tagSpace has pivoted to also helping fight the spread of Covid-19.

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