ICT solutions

U.K. Sees 630 Billion Pounds Gain on Artificial Intelligence by 2035

U.K. Sees 630 Billion Pounds Gain on Artificial Intelligence by 2035

22 Oct 2017 comment

Artificial intelligence could add 630 billion pounds to the U.K. economy by 2035, a government-commissioned report said, according to Bloomberg.

Symantec Powers Consumer Security With the Microsoft Cloud

Symantec Powers Consumer Security With the Microsoft Cloud

19 Oct 2017 comment

Microsoft announced that cybersecurity leader Symantec is using the Azure cloud to help deliver its Norton consumer products to a global community of more than 50 million people and families. Azure provides Symantec with a highly reliable, trusted cloud that offers global scale and cost efficiencies.

IBM Announces Blockchain Solution to Speed Global Payments

IBM Announces Blockchain Solution to Speed Global Payments

19 Oct 2017 comment

IBM announced a new blockchain banking solution that will help financial institutions address the processes of universal cross-border payments, designed to reduce the settlement time and lower the cost of completing global payments for businesses and consumers.

AWS and Microsoft Announce Gluon, a Deep Learning Interface

AWS and Microsoft Announce Gluon, a Deep Learning Interface

17 Oct 2017 comment

Amazon Web Services and Microsoft announced a new deep learning library, called Gluon, that allows developers of all skill levels to prototype, build, train and deploy sophisticated machine learning models for the cloud, devices at the edge and mobile apps.

New Industry Platform Designed Specifically for Insurers

New Industry Platform Designed Specifically for Insurers

17 Oct 2017 comment

IBM announced it is building an industry-first insurance platform on the IBM Cloud that aims to improve the processes and economics for new product development, underwriting, and benefits delivery.

Wal-Mart Deploys Shopping App to Simplify Returns for Holidays

Wal-Mart Deploys Shopping App to Simplify Returns for Holidays

11 Oct 2017 comment

Wal-Mart is simplifying the return process through its smartphone app, aiming to ease a major hassle of shopping in time for the holiday season, according to Bloomberg.

New AI-Based Advanced Threat Protection Solution

New AI-Based Advanced Threat Protection Solution

11 Oct 2017 comment

The companies Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity and Saint Security announced the release of a technology solution that leverages artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data-based profiling methodologies to fight advanced persistent threats (APTs).

Four Banks Join Initiative to Build a New Global Trade Platform

Four Banks Join Initiative to Build a New Global Trade Platform

6 Oct 2017 comment

Bank of Montreal, CaixaBank, Commerzbank and Erste Group have joined an initiative launched by UBS and IBM in 2016 to build a new global trade platform based on blockchain technology called Batavia.

Bank of America Chooses Microsoft Cloud to Support Digital Transformation

Bank of America Chooses Microsoft Cloud to Support Digital Transformation

6 Oct 2017 comment

As part of its digital transformation, Bank of America is turning to the Microsoft Cloud to help deliver new business efficiencies, support digital culture change and better meet customer needs.

SEAT Will Integrate Amazon Alexa in its Vehicles

SEAT Will Integrate Amazon Alexa in its Vehicles

4 Oct 2017 comment

SEAT will be the first car brand in Europe to integrate Amazon’s Alexa voice service in its vehicles. The service will be available at the end of this year in the Leon and Ateca models, and in the Ibiza, Arona and the large SUV in 2018.

Combis iFlight Solution Achieved Success in Kazakhstan

Combis iFlight Solution Achieved Success in Kazakhstan

1 Oct 2017 comment

First of the three implementations of the innovative safety and quality of airlines system, created in Combis' internal startup, was presented at the Combis Conference, which was held this week in Šibenik.

New Analytics System for Fast Access to Data Science

New Analytics System for Fast Access to Data Science

28 Sep 2017 comment

IBM announced the Integrated Analytics System, a new unified data system designed to give users fast, easy access to advanced data science capabilities and the ability to work with their data across private, public or hybrid cloud environments.

40% of European Organizations Already Stretch Applications Across Clouds

40% of European Organizations Already Stretch Applications Across Clouds

26 Sep 2017 comment

One in four IT organizations in Europe is already operating tiered applications spanning on- and off-premise environments, according to new IDC study. However, only a few pathfinders are making the necessary technology and process adjustments to make this viable in the long run.

Microsoft Adds Cloud Security to Keep Out Hackers and Government

Microsoft Adds Cloud Security to Keep Out Hackers and Government

17 Sep 2017 comment

Microsoft, working with Intel, is offering a cloud-computing service with more powerful encryption to secure data from hackers, and protect it from secret government data-gathering, according to Bloomberg.

DNA Finland chooses Ericsson for metadata

DNA Finland chooses Ericsson for metadata

14 Sep 2017 comment

Ericsson has signed a content discovery services contract with DNA, the largest pay-TV operator and one of the leading telecommunications operators in Finland. Ericsson will provide editorial services and rich metadata for over 150 TV channels in Finnish, English and Swedish from DNA’s cable network, the Finnish digital-terrestrial network and over broadband.

Cargill Data Helps Farmers Make Happier Cows That Make More Milk

Cargill Data Helps Farmers Make Happier Cows That Make More Milk

13 Sep 2017 comment

Cargill, one of the world’s biggest agricultural companies, is tapping big data to help U.S. farmers make their cows more comfortable and more productive, according to Bloomberg.

Adobe Pushes Toward a Future of Digital Ads in Cars

Adobe Pushes Toward a Future of Digital Ads in Cars

12 Sep 2017 comment

Adobe has helped companies tackle digital marketing on computers and smartphones, and now, according to Bloomberg, it wants the next key device: your car.

IBM and MIT Start Joint Research and Establish New Watson AI Lab

IBM and MIT Start Joint Research and Establish New Watson AI Lab

12 Sep 2017 comment

IBM and MIT announced plans to make a 10-year, $240 million investment to create the MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab. The lab will carry out fundamental artificial intelligence (AI) research and seek to propel scientific breakthroughs that unlock the potential of AI.

Adobe and Microsoft Expand Strategic Partnership

Adobe and Microsoft Expand Strategic Partnership

11 Sep 2017 comment

Adobe and Microsoft recently delivered their first set of joint solutions to help enterprises transform their customer experience with Adobe Experience Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Dynamics. The companies are now expanding their strategic alliance to increase workforce productivity and drive more efficient business processes.

IBM Launched Watson Media at the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships

IBM Launched Watson Media at the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships

8 Sep 2017 comment

At the end of August, IBM launched Watson Media, a new suite of AI-powered solutions on the IBM Cloud that analyze images, video, language, sentiment and tone, at the US Open. By combining Watson with video capabilities, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) is able to rapidly share highlight videos of more matches while engaging and informing fans more than ever before.

IBM and SAP Will Offer New Co-created Industrial Solution

IBM and SAP Will Offer New Co-created Industrial Solution

6 Sep 2017 comment

IBM and SAP have teamed up to provide a co-innovated solution for the retail and consumer packaged goods industries to help both increase profitability and improve the consumer experience.

Your Computer Can Help Find Connection Between Bacteria and Autoimmune Diseases

Your Computer Can Help Find Connection Between Bacteria and Autoimmune Diseases

28 Aug 2017 comment

The general public's help is being enlisted in what's thought to be the biggest study of the human microbiome, the bacteria that live in and on the human body, and are believed to affect health.

IBM Announces Major Blockchain Collaboration to Address Food Safety

IBM Announces Major Blockchain Collaboration to Address Food Safety

24 Aug 2017 comment

A group of leading companies across the global food supply chain today announced a major blockchain collaboration with IBM intended to further strengthen consumer confidence in the global food system.

Steve Harvey World Group Taps IBM Cloud to Transform Fan Experience

Steve Harvey World Group Taps IBM Cloud to Transform Fan Experience

23 Aug 2017 comment

IBM announced that Steve Harvey World Group (SHWG), a media conglomerate led by entertainer, author, entrepreneur and humanitarian Steve Harvey, will launch a new digital experience, including a website and mobile app, built on the IBM Cloud.

Microsoft Announces the Coco Framework

Microsoft Announces the Coco Framework

17 Aug 2017 comment

Microsoft announced the Coco Framework, a first-of-its-kind innovation that will advance enterprise adoption of blockchain technology. Current blockchain protocol technology requires complicated development techniques to meet the operational and security needs of enterprises.

HSBC and IBM Develop Cognitive Intelligence Solution to Digitise Global Trade

HSBC and IBM Develop Cognitive Intelligence Solution to Digitise Global Trade

16 Aug 2017 comment

HSBC is working with IBM to develop a cognitive intelligence solution combining optical character recognition with advanced robotics to make global trade safer and more efficient for thousands of businesses.

IBM Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Backup and Recovery Solutions

IBM Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Backup and Recovery Solutions

14 Aug 2017 comment

IBM has been recognized as a storage software Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions. In its Magic Quadrants’, Gartner analysts evaluate technology and solutions with an ‘Ability to Execute’ and a ‘Completeness of Vision’.

IBM Named a Global Leader Among Salesforce Implementation Partners

IBM Named a Global Leader Among Salesforce Implementation Partners

8 Aug 2017 comment

IBM announced that it was named a Salesforce Implementation Partner Leader in Forrester Research’s report “The Forrester Wave: Salesforce Implementation Partners, Q3 2017.” IBM was among a select group of eleven Salesforce implementation partners that Forrester identified as companies that “matter most for digital transformation.”

InnovMatch Competition in Solving Business Challenges

InnovMatch Competition in Solving Business Challenges

7 Aug 2017 comment

InnovMatch aims to enable innovative companies, start-ups, developers, entrepreneurs and students from around Central and Eastern Europe to tackle specific business challenges, and by using SAP Cloud Platform, helps them unlock new business value for customers.

eMarketer Announces Launch of Benchmarks

eMarketer Announces Launch of Benchmarks

20 Jul 2017 comment

eMarketer announced Benchmarks, a new tool that enables marketers to instantly evaluate and compare their campaign performance against a collection of reliable industry benchmarks.