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Wired

Amazon and the All-Electric Future of Fleet Vehicles

By Wired | September 21, 2019

Fleets, like the 100,000 delivery vans the retailer ordered from startup Rivian, will make electrics seem more commonplace, and easier to charge. Let’s put Amazon’s order for 100,000 electric delivery vans by 2030 into perspective. Today, FedEx uses 85,000 “motorized

IBM News

Being human in the age of AI

By IBM Big Data | September 20, 2019

Will AI take over the world? Or, more to the point, will it take over the humankind? It seems to have invaded the public consciousness, sparking concerns that AI will take away jobs. This fear is driven in part by

Oracle News

Oracle Recognizes Top Cloud Innovators at OpenWorld

By Oracle | September 19, 2019

Accenture, Ferrari, GAP, OUTFRONT Media, and SKY Brasil among those recognized as 2019 Oracle Excellence Award Winners This week, Oracle honored a diverse set of customers and partners for outstanding and innovative use of Oracle technologies. Culled from hundreds of

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Amazon Expands Chicago Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 400 New Tech Jobs

By Amazon News | September 16, 2019

Amazon to double its tech workforce in downtown Chicago Tomorrow, September 17th, Amazon will hold ‘Amazon Career Day’ event in Chicago for job seekers to learn more about the hundreds of open positions across Illinois—candidates can register at amazon.jobs/careerday The company has created more than 11,000 full-time jobs

Garry Connolly

What’s Behind Smart Devices? A Data Centre, Of Course

By Garry Connolly | September 11, 2019

Smart TV’s, Smart Phones, What’s Behind Smart Devices? It’s not difficult to be “smart” these days. We wake up in the morning and check our social media feeds on our smart phone while turning on our smart TV to get

Intel Technology Propels Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 into the Future

By Intel | September 11, 2019

TOKYO, Sept. 11, 2019 — Today, Intel announced that it is partnering with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games (Tokyo 2020) and a broad array of partners to drive the future of the

Kayla Matthews

6 Automation Struggles and How to Overcome Them

By Kayla Matthews | September 10, 2019

6 Automation Challenges Automation can help your company save time by freeing up the schedules of workers who regularly engage in repetitive tasks at while on the clock. Such technology can also streamline workflows by cutting out unnecessary steps. But,

Scale your Windows Azure application

Satellite connectivity expands reach of Azure ExpressRoute across the globe

By Azure | September 9, 2019

Staying connected to access and ingest data in today’s highly distributed application environments is paramount for any enterprise. Many businesses need to operate in and across highly unpredictable and challenging conditions. For example, energy, farming, mining, and shipping often need

John Pientka

Artificial Intelligence’s Soylent Green Problem

By John Pientka | August 30, 2019

Remember the movie Soylent Green? It’s a dystopian classic set in 2022. The government provides the masses rations of Soylent Green to eat. Today’s artificial Intelligence has the same dirty secret that the film’s hero, Robert Thorn, a detective with

Apple apologises for allowing workers to listen to Siri recordings

By CloudBuzz | August 29, 2019

Contractors graded accidental activations including recordings of users having sex Apple has apologised for allowing contractors to listen to voice recordings of Siri users in order to grade them. The company made the announcement after it completed a review of

Sam Bowman

Medical Data in the Cloud: What Are the Risks?

By Sam Bowman | August 27, 2019

Medical Data in the Cloud Executive-level healthcare leaders must have a thorough understanding of cloud-based security risks. Patient data can vary from simple information such as height and weight to complex genetic markers that can predict the likelihood of developing

BBC Tech

Tesla sued by Walmart over solar panel fires

By BBC Tech | August 21, 2019

US supermarket chain Walmart is suing Tesla’s energy division, after solar panels on seven of its stores caught fire. It alleges that the firm was negligent in how it installed the panels on the roofs of the stores. Court documents