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Ahead of its biggest annual trade show, the mobile industry is at something of a crossroads.
On one hand, the smartphone has firmly cemented itself as the primary computing device for a large portion of humanity.
Insight-driven decision making has always been a stern necessity for organizations to gain the competitive edge and stay relevant in the market. Even though the concept of Business Intelligence is not a new one, the constant evolution of these solutions resulted in a continuous need for organizations to replace or update the existing organizational BI systems.
February 23, 2018
Drones patrolling stadiums. Robots offering visitors directions and water.
Bloomberg|Updated: Feb 23, 2018, 06.37 PM ISTLG to showcase a suite of AI technologies at Mobile World Congress Huawei to showcase AI smartphone-driven car at Mobile World Congress
By Stefan Nicola and Joe Mayes
Mobile World Congress, the wireless industry's biggest conference, begins next week in Barcelona, where more than 100,000 people are set to see the latest smartphones, artificial intelligence devices and autonomous drones exhibited by roughly 2,300 companies.
The popularity of cloud-based storage has grown significantly with the rising volume of data every minute. These services are changing the way enterprises deal with data, and migrating to cloud is becoming the norm, and mission-critical for organizations today.
Big data analytics projects are flopping at a rate of 85 percent, according to some analysts. The culprit might be the heterogeneous heap of software technologies perplexing companies desperate for a simple, streamlined solution.
Even in a hyperconnected world, physical location still matters to entrepreneurs, investors and talent. Factors affecting a start-up's decision on where to establish their headquarters include quality of life, cost of living, proximity to academic institutions, government support, the economy and existing "ecosystems" that help new businesses.
One of the biggest trends in technology for hiring people these days is video interviews. More and more companies are purchasing technology that enables them to host real-time interviews with job candidates over a computer.
iPhones will eventually become trucks the people who use them will do lots with them, but many of the tasks we once needed PCs to achieve will become available to us through wearable devices, working together.
Think of it this way.
Back in late January, Airbus' Vahana team successfully flew their autonomous air taxi for the first time. Now, you can finally watch how the drone stayed in the air on its own in the video below the fold.
Bristol is one of the UK's foremost tech ecosystems, with some amazing young companies that have the potential to become global brands.
The most recent Tech Nation report identified Bristol as the most productive digital cluster in the UK, with more than 35,924 digital jobs and 225 start-ups, and accounting for 17pc of the UK's high-growth firms.
A startup named ParallelM today unveiled new software aimed at alleviating data scientists from the burden of manually deploying, monitoring, and managing machine learning pipelines in production.
Dubbed MLOps, ParallelM's software helps to automate many of the operational tasks required to turn a machine learning model from a promising piece of code running nn Spark, Flink, TensorFlow, or PyTorch processing engines into a secure, governed, and production-ready machine learning system.
More than 6,000 devices designed to prevent strokes are to be rolled out as part of a national campaign that could save the NHS 81 million a year.
The technologies are being distributed to GP practices, pharmacies and NHS community clinics across England during National Heart Month in February.
Our roundup of Canadian small-caps of between $100-million and $2.5-billion in market capitalization making news and on the move today.
For a few days every year, Barcelona becomes the centre of the telecoms universe as Mobile World Congress cruises into town.
Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona will be the world's largest gathering of tech and telecoms professionals, with more than 100,000 people expected to attend.
Like a puppy trailing a child, the toy industry often trails after the consumer electronics industry in integrating advanced technology into playthings. But at this year's Toy Fair, Amazon Alexa voice-recognition, AR and VR, STEM/STEAM-oriented educational gear, 3D printing and AI/coding were particularly prominent.
It is hard to believe that 2018, means 2008 was a ten years ago. It was in 2008 that I keynoted my first national hr conference - talking to 2,700 talent leaders about developing and understanding business strategy before throwing technology into the mix.
IBM and Unity are launching the IBM Watson Unity SDK on the Unity Asset Store, enabling developers to easily integrate Watson cloud services into their Unity applications such as visual recognition, speech to text, and language classification. The SDK makes it easy for developers to take advantage of modern AI techniques through a set of cloud-based services.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the peculiar ability to simultaneously amaze, enthrall, leave us gasping and intimidate. The possibilities of AI are innumerable and they easily surpass our most artistically fecund imaginations.
Digitally-savvy, extremely loyal smartphone customers want to use their phones and watches to make payments and new research has found a large portion of Aussies are willing to switch banking providers to do so.
Chances are, if you're reading this, you're on your smartphone - that's because according to the Telsyte Australian Smartphone and Wearable Devices Market Study, there are currently 19.