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Digital Twins of Cities Simulate Coronavirus Public Policy Impacts

March 25th, 2020 (0)
President Trump’s stated desire that the country be “opened up” from social distancing by Easter (April 12) is a hotly debated coronavirus issue in political, media and healthcare circles. But an AI-driven answer to the controversy may come in ...

Fighting AI Bias: Explainability, Holistic Data Sets and Other Best Practices

March 24th, 2020 (0)
Most companies and consumers are familiar with AI bias and how it can manifest. Whether it’s AI-powered facial recognition technology that fails to accurately identify minorities and women, or automated loan review that continually rejects applications from historically less ...

HPE Tops Dell in Q4 Server Market; High End Segment Up 8.9 Percent

March 20th, 2020 (0)
Looking back at the fourth quarter of 2019, when the big economic question was how long the boom begun in 2009 would continue, there was plenty of evidence that it wouldn't end any time soon, particularly in the tech ...

Remote Data Center Monitoring During Coronavirus

March 19th, 2020 (0)
 IT has dealt with viruses for decades, but not of the pandemic variety like coronavirus. Nearly all industries will be impacted by the virus’s spread and we need to be aware of the potential IT and related business issues ...

Feds, Tech Industry Mull Use of Cell Phone Data for COVID-19 Hot Spot Analytics

March 18th, 2020 (0)
Google and a host of other technology companies are in discussions with the federal government and health experts over the use of Americans’ cell phone tracking data to analyze where coronavirus hot spots are happening and to predict where ...

5 Tech Giants Combine to Combat Coronavirus Misinformation, Fraud; Companies Issue Pandemic Policies

March 17th, 2020 (0)
This article is an updated version of a story first published on March 17.  In the face of a report warning that COVID-19 could kill more than 2 million Americans if social distancing and other precautions are not adopted, ...

Beat the GPU Storage Bottleneck for AI and ML

March 17th, 2020 (0)
Data centers that support AI and ML deployments rely on Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)-based servers to power their computationally intensive architectures. Across multiple industries, expansion in GPU use is behind the over 31 percent CAGR in GPU servers projected ...

AI + HPC Aimed at GDPR, Data Privacy Compliance

March 11th, 2020 (0)
In the banking, financial services and insurance industries, data privacy compliance is an eternally daunting challenge, and now data management consultancy Vaco and NEC X, the "innovation accelerator" arm of NEC, have integrated AI with high performance computing to ...

AMD’s Road Ahead: 5nm Epyc, CPU-GPU Coupling, 20% CAGR

March 6th, 2020 (0)
Promising Wall Street a 20 percent CAGR and an aggressive CPU-GPU product roadmap, AMD delivered a confident self-portrait at its financial analyst day in Santa Clara yesterday that’s at odds with a world economy fearful of a potential pandemic ...

Intel CFO Talks 7nm, 5nm Futures; AMD’s Growing Data Center Market Share

March 4th, 2020 (0)
By its own admission, Intel’s process technology will remain a laggard for nearly two more years, not producing a 7nm CPU until late 2021, but the company expects to reestablish its process lead with a 5nm node at a ...
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