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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
SEAT has introduced a training programme centred on the future challenges facing Industry 4.0. Aimed at all the 14,000 employees, the company has designed a programme to make workers aware of the real meaning of the Industry 4.0 concept in an entertaining, interactive way, as well as the importance of people and their continuous training at the core of what is known as the fourth industrial revolution.
Facebook has hired more than 150 counterterrorism experts and is increasingly using artificial intelligence that can understand language and analyze images to try to keep terrorists from using the social network for recruiting and propaganda, according to Bloomberg.
One of the largest domestic IT companies started their own digital transformation and adaptation to major market change. We talked about that with Sanja Svilokos, Executive Director of the IN2 Group, in charge of Digital Business.
Croatian company IN2 organized a special business-technology conference aimed at representatives from utility companies. More than 150 experts from gas and water distribution and supply services sector gathered in the Plaza Center in Zagreb.
Apple took the wraps off new iOS 11, the operating system that will power the next iPhone as well as current and some past iPhone models, previewing new augmented reality features and a redesigned App Store at the company’s annual developers conference, according to Bloomberg.
IDC published an Innovators report recognizing four innovative smart parking vendors with revenue under $100 million. The four vendors named IDC Innovators for smart parking solutions are Fybr (USA), Parkmobile (USA), Smart Parking Ltd. (Australia), and Worldsensing (Spain).
d-LAB, the Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCapital) digital transformation programme that boosts the use of mobile technology to improve people’s lives, has held the Premios d-LAB awards ceremony. The names of the two winning projects of the first challenge, aimed at boosting mobile and digital solutions to empower people with disabilities, have been announced.
IDC published its new Innovators report recognizing five software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) vendors with revenue under $100 million. The five vendors profiled as IDC Innovators are CloudGenix, Cybera, VeloCloud, Versa, and Viptela.
The recent WannaCry ransomware outbreak infected 200,000 endpoints across 150 countries, highlighting the devastating effects of ransomware. While patching systems and preaching to users are prudent actions, those recommendations have proven ineffective.
Since its discovery on Friday May 12, the WannaCry ransomware attack has continued to spread. Jonathan Care, research director at Gartner, outlined steps that cybersecurity professionals must take immediately.
HT Group members, Hrvatski Telekom (HT) and COMBIS, implemented a complex regional ICT project together at Allianz Group. They have become providers for the central Cisco Unified Communications platform through which more than 15,000 Allianz Group employees communicate within the CEE regions, Turkey and Greece.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen plans to cover 90,000 square miles of African territory with smart sensors and drones by the end of this year to bring hyper-connectivity to Africa’s most remote, wildlife-packed corners, according to Bloomberg.