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Bitcoin extends slide below $4,500, new 2018 low

By CloudBuzz / November 20, 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin tumbled as much as 10 percent on Tuesday to below $4,500 BTC=BTSP, bringing the world’s best-known cryptocurrency’s losses to 30 percent within a week as a selloff in digital currencies intensified across the board. Other cryptocurrencies also

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Do Gun Owners Deserve Data Privacy, Too?

By Kayla Matthews / November 19, 2018

Gun Owners and Data Privacy That the United States witnesses an unprecedented number of mass shootings in an average year is beyond dispute. What we’ve made contentious is where we go from here. No matter how you feel about guns

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SAP Acquires Contextor to Augment Robotic Process Automation Capabilities

By CloudBuzz / November 19, 2018

WALLDORF — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it has acquired Contextor SAS, a European leader in the design and integration of robotic process automation (RPA), to help SAP accelerate the development and expansion of its SAP Leonardo Machine Learning portfolio. Contextor’s

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Volkswagen to spend 44 billion euros on electric, autonomous cars by 2023

By CloudBuzz / November 16, 2018

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) on Friday said it will spend 44 billion euros on electric cars, digitalization, autonomous driving and new mobility services by 2023 as part of a push by Europe’s largest carmaker to mass produce electric

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The rare form of machine learning that can spot hackers who have already broken in

By CloudBuzz / November 16, 2018

In 2013, a group of British intelligence agents noticed something odd. While most efforts to secure digital infrastructure were fixated on blocking bad guys from getting in, few focused on the reverse: stopping them from leaking information out. Based on that idea,

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BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4 billion

By CloudBuzz / November 16, 2018

(Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it will acquire Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company, for $1.4 billion in cash to help expand its QNX unit that makes software for next-generation autonomous cars. Besides the cash component, the

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Dell raises VMWare tracking stock offer to $120 per share

By CloudBuzz / November 15, 2018

(Reuters) – Dell Technologies on Thursday raised its offer to buy back shares tied to its interest in software maker VMWare (DVMT.N) to $120 per share from its previous offer of $109, still way short of the $300 price suggested

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Microsoft and Intel donate Azure Hardware, AI Services to Advance Intelligent Edge Research at Carnegie Mellon University

By CloudBuzz / November 14, 2018

Edge computing is one of the greatest trends that is not only transforming the cloud market, but creating new opportunities for business and society. At its core, edge computing is about harnessing compute on a device, closest to where insights

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AI in the Workplace: New Cognizant ‘Jobs of the Future Index’ Tracks 50 Emerging Roles

By CloudBuzz / November 14, 2018

Index to identify new jobs created as technologies like artificial intelligence, automation, bots and big data continue to grow TEANECK, N.J., Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) Center for the Future of Work today launched a unique new measurement

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Amazon picks New York City, Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters

By CloudBuzz / November 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said on Tuesday it will build offices for up to 25,000 people in New York City’s Queens borough and in Northern Virginia, near Washington, D.C., ending a year-long bidding war for a $5

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