Technology

Google Cloud unveils AI contact center focused on vaccine equity
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Google Cloud unveils AI contact center focused on vaccine equity

Organizations can integrate CCAI into existing scheduling and registration systems or use it as a stand-alone application
16 Apr 2021
Top 15 tech companies to work for in the US
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Careers & training

Top 15 tech companies to work for in the US

Enjoy your job and earn a great salary with these top-rated tech companies
16 Apr 2021
HackBoss malware is using Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from other hackers
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cryptocurrencies

HackBoss malware is using Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from other hackers

Hackers stealing from wannabe hackers using fake software
16 Apr 2021
Turkey bans Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
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cryptocurrencies

Turkey bans Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

The nation’s central bank says digital currencies have a lack of central oversight and high risk of fraud
16 Apr 2021
The best tech colleges in the US
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Careers & training

The best tech colleges in the US

When it comes to finding the best tech schools, these are the top choices
15 Apr 2021
Dell, Nvidia win supercomputing contract with top UK universities
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Dell, Nvidia win supercomputing contract with top UK universities

Durham and Cambridge universities are building high-performance facilities for cutting-edge scientific research
15 Apr 2021
Uber ordered to reinstate drivers fired by its algorithm
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Uber ordered to reinstate drivers fired by its algorithm

TfL also ordered to reinstate a driver that had his license revoked due to Uber software
15 Apr 2021
AT&T pledges $2 billion to help bridge the digital divide
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digital divide

AT&T pledges $2 billion to help bridge the digital divide

Telecoms giant is working with the Emergency Broadband Benefit program
14 Apr 2021
EU to propose GDPR-like fines for AI abuses
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artificial intelligence (AI)

EU to propose GDPR-like fines for AI abuses

AI will be prohibited from use in mass surveillance or for ranking social behaviour
14 Apr 2021
5G will accelerate cyber crime, predicts former White House CIO
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5G

5G will accelerate cyber crime, predicts former White House CIO

Speaking at Aruba Atmosphere '21, Payton warned the technology will lead to "massive cyber attacks" this year
13 Apr 2021
Semiconductor revenues surged in 2020 despite shortages
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components

Semiconductor revenues surged in 2020 despite shortages

Intel was still the industry’s best performer, although Nvidia was the fastest-growing company with revenues up 45%
13 Apr 2021
What is Bitcoin?
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cryptocurrencies

What is Bitcoin?

Our guide to the world's most funded cryptocurrency
13 Apr 2021
What is virtualisation?
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VMware

What is virtualisation?

Ever wondered what virtual machines are and how they work? Here's our guide to virtualisation
12 Apr 2021
Varian and Google to co-develop AI-based cancer diagnostic platform
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Varian and Google to co-develop AI-based cancer diagnostic platform

The platform will address organ segmentation challenges in radiation oncology
12 Apr 2021
Microsoft buys AI firm Nuance Communications for $19.7 billion
Voice recognition software
voice recognition

Microsoft buys AI firm Nuance Communications for $19.7 billion

The tech giant's biggest acquisition since buying LinkedIn is aimed at accelerating the growth of Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare
12 Apr 2021
Leeds smart city plans described as 'akin to living under Stasi rule'
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smart city

Leeds smart city plans described as 'akin to living under Stasi rule'

City council says it's committed to handling data ethically and securely
9 Apr 2021
Habana Labs chosen to AI train the Voyager supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Habana Labs chosen to AI train the Voyager supercomputer

Voyager will also feature Habana’s octa-core Goya inference processor
8 Apr 2021
NHS to digitise coronavirus testing with new Scandit deal
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digital transformation

NHS to digitise coronavirus testing with new Scandit deal

The announcement of the deal comes days after UK gov pitch for twice-weekly rapid testing
8 Apr 2021
Biome Makers and Bayer Crop Science bring AI to agriculture
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Biome Makers and Bayer Crop Science bring AI to agriculture

Biome Makers’ AI recommendation engine helps boost crop yield in a sustainable way
7 Apr 2021
What is deep learning?
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neural network

What is deep learning?

We look at the phenomenon behind some of today's most advanced AI
7 Apr 2021
Facial recognition for bears
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Facial recognition for bears

Researchers have paired a neural network and a facial detection system used in a “dog hipsterisation” app to help manage and protect grizzly bears
6 Apr 2021
Government launches 400 free qualifications to help with economic recovery
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Careers & training

Government launches 400 free qualifications to help with economic recovery

There are 31 digital qualifications on offer, including courses in cyber security and coding
1 Apr 2021
Microsoft retires Cortana mobile app
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voice assistant

Microsoft retires Cortana mobile app

Cortana is to continue 'its evolution as a productivity assistant'
1 Apr 2021