24 Mar 2020
Edtech firms reap dividend as schools, universities go online

1. Edtech firms reap dividend as schools, universities go online Educational technology companies are taking online education to the next level, as schools, colleges and coaching centers close down following the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Many students and professionals are signing up for online classes, for entrance exams…

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23 Jan 2020
Google Cloud gets a Secret Manager

1. Oct launches a social network built around augmented reality Octi has created a new social network that uses augmented reality to connect the act of seeing your friends in real life with viewing digital content, like their favorite YouTube videos and Spotify songs. When I wrote about the…

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05 Nov 2019

1. At Ignite, Microsoft turns the spotlight on productivity with Project Cortex and Fluid Project Cortex is the first new service in Office 365 since the Microsoft Teams chat platform launched two years ago. It takes the different kinds of files scattered throughout a typical company, from documents to…

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04 Nov 2019
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1. Red Hat brings machine learning to its process automation suite Red Hat Inc. Friday updated its Red Hat Process Automation Manager with machine learning-based predictive modeling capabilities and a variety of user interface enhancements. The software suite, which was previously called JBoss Business Process Management Suite, combines BPM…

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11 Oct 2019

1. OpsRamp beefs up alert capabilities with machine learning-based inference Hybrid cloud infrastructure management company OpsRamp Inc. today is updating its event management platform and intelligent correlation machine learning capabilities.In addition, the OpsRamp Fall 2019 also provides new multi-cloud infrastructure monitoring functions for Amazon Web Services Inc.’s and Google…

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20 Sep 2019

1. Airbnb to go public in 2020 Airbnb Inc. is finally going public. The online accommodation marketplace said today it expects to become a publicly-traded company during 2020. The press release was made pursuant to securities law and gave no details about the exact timing of the IPO or its…

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29 Aug 2019

1. Autonomous air transport startup Elroy Air completes first flights of large cargo VTOL SF-based Elroy Air hopes to transform bulk air cargo shipping with its “Chaparral” vertical take-off and landing craft, the first version of which will be able to carry 250 pounds of cargo as far as…

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22 Aug 2019

1. “AI, facial-recognition tools help agency find exploited children” Over the past 12 years, more than 49,000 cases of human trafficking in the U.S. have been reported to a hotline that receives an average of 150 calls per day. That’s one of many statistics that drives the mission of…

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20 Aug 2019

1. Nvidia is bringing its GeForce Now cloud gaming service to Android phones Microsoft’s xCloud, streaming Halo to an Android phone from remote internet servers powered by AMD GPUs. Google will also be bringing its Stadia cloud gaming service to Google Pixel phones from AMD-powered servers, and you’ll be…

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30 Jul 2019

1. Tesla has a new energy product called Megapack Tesla has launched a new utility-scale energy storage product called Megapack modeled after the giant battery system it deployed in South Australia as the company seeks to provide an alternative to natural gas “peaker” power plants. Megapack is the third…

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