Fri.Apr 30, 2021

How Data is Transforming Healthcare for Patients, Providers and Payers

Information Week

Data-driven digital health technologies are starting to bring seismic changes to the healthcare sector, delivering improved outcomes, increased efficiency, and lower costs

Intel CEO seeks $10B subsidy to build a chip factory in Europe

Venture Beast

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger may be asking for as much as $10 billion in subsidies to build a new foundry in Europe to ease the chip shortage. Read More.

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Doom Eternal's collectible toys are now real-life figurines

TechSpot

The vinyl figures come from Numskull Designs, which already offers a series of official Doom-related merchandise, including a Doom Slayer Christmas Ornament, plushies, mugs, and the beautifully surreal cosplaying Duck Collectibles

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AI Weekly: How the power grid can benefit from intelligent software

Venture Beast

Google parent company Alphabet's X research lab wants to transform the power grid with software. That's not a bad idea. Read More.

The Unexpected Cost of Data Copies

This paper will discuss why organizations frequently end up with multiple data copies and how a secure "no-copy" data strategy enabled by the Dremio data lake service can help reduce complexity, boost efficiency, and dramatically reduce costs.

Why SMC Leveraged Dell Technologies to Go Hybrid Cloud

Information Week

Global manufacturer opts for a unifying platform rather than a 'Frankenstein' approach to its digital transformation

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Cloud infrastructure spending grew 35% to $41.8B in Q1 2021

Venture Beast

Global cloud services infrastructure spending grew to $41.8 billion in Q1 2020, a 35% year-on-year (YoY) rise. Read More.

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Cybersecurity firm started by ex-spies surges on London market debut

Venture Beast

Darktrace, the cybersecurity startup run by former British and American spies, rocketed to a strong start in its London market debut. Read More.

The Business of GovTech: Opportunities at the State and Federal Levels

Association of Information Technology Professional

It’s an exciting time to be in government technology. Opportunities that you may not have considered before, may suddenly be very attractive. Learn how your CompTIA Public Sector membership can help you grow

Amazon posts record profits as AWS hits $54B annual run rate

Venture Beast

Amazon posted record profits on Thursday and signaled that consumers would keep spending in a growing U.S. economy. Read More. Cloud Enterprise VB Home Page Amazon AWS category-/Business & Industrial category-/News/Business News

Big Tech has enjoyed blockbuster earnings in 2021

TechSpot

According to The New York Times, that’s more than 25 percent higher than the same period last year when the pandemic started to ramp up and is equivalent to nearly five percent of the US gross domestic product

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Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Research: A market where consumers can pay for privacy is emerging

Venture Beast

There is a hidden market for privacy, with consumers eager to pay a premium to protect their personal information online, new research shows. Read More. Cloud Enterprise Marketing Security category-/Business & Industrial consumer privacy reports

European Commission finds Apple's App Store in violation of EU competition rules

TechSpot

Apple is currently facing several antitrust battles across the US, Europe, and Australia, for allegedly exerting monopolistic power over the App Store and using it to put competitors at a disadvantage.

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Epic Games acquires ArtStation to foster an online marketplace for artists

Venture Beast

Epic Games has acquired ArtStation, which operates a marketplace for artists to sell their art, post jobs, or host their portfolios. Read More. Dev GamesBeat PC Gaming ArtStation category-/Arts & Entertainment DeanBeat News Epic Games Leonard Teo

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Pandemic-boost helps Amazon triple its profits to $8.1 billion

TechSpot

In its Q1 2021 financial results, Amazon revealed it generated $108.5 billion in net sales throughout the quarter. That's up 44% from the $75.5 billion made during the same period last year. Its net income was even more impressive: rising from $2.5 billion in Q1 2020 to $8.1 billion

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Insights on Choosing an Identity Verification Solution Provider

Sort through today’s crowded identity verification solutions landscape with our guide, designed to help you choose the right provider based on your unique needs.

Sweep helps track carbon emissions across enterprise supply chains

Venture Beast

Sweep launched this week to help reduce the complexities of capturing carbon emissions data across an enterprise's entire value chain. Read More.

Upcoming Windows 10 update adds support for AAC Bluetooth audio

TechSpot

The AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) codec may not be widely used across the industry, but Apple devices have been employing it for quite some time. All Apple Bluetooth earphones support AAC, but due to the lack of adoption of the codec by other developers, users are somewhat bound to use

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A blowout earnings cycle hides strategy shift from cloud vendors

Venture Beast

The big 3 cloud vendors have made huge investments over the past few months in data and AI services targeting vertical markets. Read More. Cloud VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial category-/News industry cloud

Dexter is up to his old ways in Showtime's new teaser

TechSpot

Dexter is scheduled to return this fall and we’re just now getting our first look at what’s to come. Warning: mild spoilers ahead for those that haven’t followed the series through its finale thus far

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Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

Facebook details self-supervised AI that can segment images and videos

Venture Beast

Facebook's DINO, an AI system, can train a model to segment an image or video without training on a labeled dataset. Read More.

The collective problems with videoconferencing

Computerworld Vertical IT

Disclosure: Cisco is a client of the author. Cisco these days offers up a regular cadence for updates to the company’s WebEx platform, and did so again this week.

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Ransomware task force unveils broad manifesto for fighting back

Venture Beast

Task force effort calls for government intervention to disrupt the business model fueling the most dreaded malware. Read More. Cloud Enterprise Security VB Home Page cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework NIST public policy tech ransomware

Which of these materials is the best conductor of heat?

TechSpot

Most frequently used materials in the making of computer heatsinks. or not

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Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

HSR.health’s GIS platform helps target COVID-19 resources

Venture Beast

HSR.health's Geospatial Information System (GIS) can play a significant role in identifying areas of highest COVID-19 risk. Read More.

Basecamp implodes as employees flee company, including senior staff

The Verge

After a controversial blog post in which CEO Jason Fried outlined Basecamp’s new philosophy that prohibited, among other things, “societal and political discussions” on internal forums, company co-founder David Heinemeier Hansson said the company would offer generous severance packages to anyone who disagreed with the new stance.

Call of Duty Endowment campaigns to raise $3 million to employ veterans

Venture Beast

The Call of Duty Endowment unveiled its #CODEMedicalHeroes campaign to raise $3 Million to employ veterans in high-paying jobs. Read More.

Sea Level Rise Driven by a Crucial Ice Sheet Could Be 30% More Than Predicted

GizModo VR

Look out world—the ice sheet is coming. New research says that the total collapse of a crucial ice sheet in Antarctica could mean that sea levels would rise an additional 30% more than scientists currently predict. Read more

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Bango: Digital advertising is not a reliable source of new customers

Venture Beast

CEOs don't see the value of digital marketing because they aren't tied to sales, martech company Bango said in its Board to Death report. Read More. Cloud Enterprise Marketing category-/Business & Industrial/Business Services marketing tech martech reports

100-Foot-Tall Booster From Chinese Rocket Will Likely Make an Uncontrolled Reentry

GizModo VR

Following yesterday’s launch, the core stage of China’s Long March 5B rocket inadvertently went into low Earth orbit. The booster—now spinning out of control—is poised to perform an uncontrolled reentry from orbit, potentially threatening inhabited areas. Read more

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Returnal review, Project Dragon for Xbox, and a lot more Star Wars games | GB Decides 194

Venture Beast

On GamesBeat Decides this week, we talk about Returnal, Project Dragon, Lucasfilm's plans for Star Wars, and more. Read More.

Abolish Intellectual Property

GizModo VR

Virologist and medical researcher Jonas Salk developed a successful polio vaccine that was approved in 1955, helping the world all but eradicate the disease. Read more

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.