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Google to open artificial intelligence centre in China

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Google said the facility would be the first its kind in Asia and would aim to employ local talent. Silicon Valley is focusing heavily on the future applications for AI. China has also indicated strong support for AI development and for catching up with the US. Research into artificial intelligence has the potential to improve a range of technologies, from self-driving cars and automated factories to translation products and facial recognition software. In a blog post on the company's website, Google said the new research centre was an imp... Read More »

Is Apple getting sloppy?

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It has been revealed that users of its new MacOS High Sierra operating system can access it without using a password. Just use "root" as a username, leave the password field blank and hit "Enter" a few times. It's an embarrassing slip-up and not one users are used to from Apple, whose products are often cited as more reliable and secure than its rivals'. But the "root" password bug is not as isolated a case as it might at first seem. Last month, Apple had to release a patch for another password-related issue in High Sierra. Some ... Read More »

Firms team up on hybrid electric plane technology

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The E-Fan X programme will first put an electric engine with three jet engines on a BAe 146 aircraft. The firms want to fly a demonstrator version of the plane by 2020, with a commercial application by 2025. Firms are racing to develop electric engines for planes after pressure from the EU to cut aviation pollution. Each of the partners in the programme will be investing tens of millions of pounds, they said on a press call. The firms are developing hybrid technology because fully electric commercial flights are currently out of rea... Read More »

Next-generation Nokia security software taps automation and analytics to help service providers combat growing ransomware threat

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Nokia NetGuard Security Management Center enables service providers to address the 70 percent of security alerts that go uninvestigated each year Advanced automation and analytics transform security management into an automated, dynamic and predictive process; allows service providers to mitigate threats before breaches occur Latest Nokia Threat Intelligence Report reveals dramatic rise in 2017 ransomware infections, underscoring need for robust, end-to-end network security management The volume, velocity and variety of security data... Read More »

Software Technology Company LeadsRx Takes Office Space in Portland to Grow Operations

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1888 PressRelease - Attribution software vendor helps marketing teams understand advertising effectiveness to improve ad spend allocation across digital, broadcast, and offline mediums Portland-Vancouver, OR-WA - LeadsRx, a provider of marketing attribution software, today announced new corporate headquarters in Portland, Oregon. Founders AJ Brown and Jeff Keenan chose the area because of the availability of relevant talent, support for entrepreneurial endeavors, and the lifestyle options Portland has to offer. The company has secured office... Read More »

Data – the Most Important Force in Society Today

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      By Brian Krzanich Data is the most important force in society today, and the flood of data generated by intelligent, connected machines is the lifeblood for the future of technology innovation. This force inspires us to imagine and deliver data-rich innovations based on artificial intelligence (AI). At Intel, we not only see the future, we’re building it. From large complex applications in the cloud to small low-power mobile devices at the edge, Intel significantly advances AI-based applications through the real-time analysis, colle... Read More »

Groupe Renault Debuts a World’s First in Autonomous Obstacle Avoidance that Matches Professional Test Drivers

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“At Groupe Renault, we are focused on being an innovation leader in products, technology and design,” said Simon Hougard, Director of Renault Open Innovation Lab – Silicon Valley. “Our innovation efforts aim at developing advanced autonomous driving technologies that consumers can trust will create a safer, more comfortable journey.” The Renault Open Innovation Lab is part of the Labs network within the Alliance and is focused on improving safety and advancing autonomous driving technology. The technological advancement announced today: ... Read More »

Xerox’s Global Imaging Systems Acquires Office Technology Dealer G-Five; Expands Reach in Carolinas

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  Global Imaging Systems (GIS), A Xerox Company, has acquired G-Five, Inc., a Carolinas-based multi-brand solutions dealer that provides office equipment and print services in North and South Carolina. The acquisition of G-Five, GIS’ third office technology dealer purchase in 2017, is the latest example of how Xerox is expanding its indirect sales channel with a focus on multi-brand dealers. G-Five serves large metropolitan areas in the Carolinas such as Greenville and Charlotte, offering strong growth potential in the $20 billion mu... Read More »

Boeing and CASIS Award $500,000 for Microgravity Research through MassChallenge

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Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) have again joined forces to promote the use of the International Space Station (ISS) as an orbiting laboratory capable of producing cutting-edge research across numerous scientific disciplines. The two organizations on Nov. 2 granted a total of $500,000 to three microgravity research companies through startup accelerator MassChallenge™. The awards to Cellino Biotech, Guardion Technologies, and MakerHealth mark Boeing and CASIS's fourth year of collaboration on t... Read More »

Cloud-native Nokia Session Border Controller sets benchmark for performance and security in fixed, cable and mobile networks

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Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced its next-generation Session Border Controller software, offering service providers dramatically higher levels of performance and security for their cloud-native deployments. Nokia SBC acts as the gatekeeper at the edge of the network, preventing cyber-attacks, IP-bandwidth overload and unauthorized access attempts launched against communication interfaces from devices and other peer networks. The version announced today provides enhanced capabilities to help customers better manage and protect media and... Read More »

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