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How COVID-19 Can Be Positively Detected By An AI Model, a Cough and a Smartphone

How COVID-19 Can Be Positively Detected By An AI Model, a Cough and a Smart...

As early as December 2019, AI systems were warning policy-makers about the coronavirus. As the pandemic gained ...

Cloud Effort Looks to ‘Turbocharge’ Telecom Networks

Cloud Effort Looks to ‘Turbocharge’ Telecom Networks

The convergence of cloud computing and high-bandwidth telecommunication networks has spawned an industry group to begin forging ...

IBM Adds App Monitoring Tools With Instana Deal

IBM Adds App Monitoring Tools With Instana Deal

IBM moved again this week to bolster its strategic hybrid cloud offerings built around Red Hat OpenShift ...

GitOps Upgrade Targets Observability

GitOps Upgrade Targets Observability

Efforts to improve software development and reliability are focusing on standardization around new tools that can sustain ...

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November 19, 2020
The convergence of cloud computing and high-bandwidth telecommunication networks has spawned an industry group to begin forging best practices for using cloud-native frameworks in telecom while defining cloud-native network functions. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced the network functions conformance initiative during this week’s KubeCon event. The new CNCF working group will focus on cloud-based network functions practices ... Full article
November 18, 2020
IBM moved again this week to bolster its strategic hybrid cloud offerings built around Red Hat OpenShift with the acquisition of application performance monitoring specialist Instana Inc. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. IBM (NYSE: IBM) said Wednesday (Nov. 18) it expects the deal to close within several months. The acquisition of Chicago-based Instana solidifies IBM’s hybrid cloud ... Full article
November 16, 2020
Efforts to improve software development and reliability are focusing on standardization around new tools that can sustain continuous integration and delivery goals, resulting in shipping better code faster. The response as more code is delivered by Kubernetes infrastructure are upgraded platforms designed to help DevOps teams cope with multiple development environments while improving observability, or the ability to debug ... Full article
November 16, 2020
C3.ai, the predictive analytics firm founded by CRM giant Tom Siebel, Friday announced plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of stock. It intends to trade shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “AI.” While the rest of the big data world was focused on using open source software like Spark and Hadoop to build ... Full article
November 11, 2020
As HPE’s chief technology officer for artificial intelligence, Dr. Eng Lim Goh devotes much of his time talking and consulting with enterprise customers about how AI can benefit their business operations and products. As the start of 2021 approaches, EnterpriseAI spoke with Goh in a telephone interview to learn about his impressions and expectations for the still-developing technology as ... Full article
November 11, 2020
AMD continues to expand its confidential computing initiative launched during the summer with another cloud partnership, this one with an AI twist designed to accelerate and secure workloads running in hybrid cloud deployments. The chip maker (NASDAQ: AMD) and new cloud partner IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced a joint development agreement that seeks to leverage open source frameworks to extend ... Full article
November 9, 2020
There is relief for Java developers bogged down with necessary but tedious testing of individual units of source code: an automated platform that automatically generates regression unit tests for Java applications. Diffblue, an Oxford University spin out, recently released a community edition of its enterprise Cover platform used by early customers such as Amazon Web Services (NASDAQ: AMZN) and ... Full article
November 9, 2020
In this monthly feature we bring you up to date on the latest career developments in the enterprise AI community -- promotions, new hires and accolades: Bertil Brendeke Submer, an immersion cooling vendor, announced Bertil Brendeke as the company's vice president of sales for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Brendeke comes from Acronis Cloud, where he served as ... Full article
November 6, 2020
The AI hype cycle has shifted from real promise to real life. The intense complexities that accompany enterprise AI – like the data issues, sustainability and scalability, and of course, the ethics – have permeated boards, panels and analytics teams all trying to plow through. AI technology has nearly unlimited potential to do good for businesses and consumers, but ... Full article
November 6, 2020
Embattled aerospace giant Boeing Co. has hired a former Google and SpaceX software development chief to oversee its troubled software engineering operations. Boeing (NYSE: BA) on Friday (Nov. 6) named Jinnah Hosein its vice president for software engineering, reporting to the aerospace company’s chief engineer. The hiring of Hosein, who is widely respected in the aerospace engineering community, was ... Full article
November 6, 2020
Software development is a collaborative process and development teams are accustomed to working remotely. But the COVID-19 pandemic is testing these realities, prompting some dissatisfaction with collaborative processes, according to a recent vendor survey of code review practices. SmartBear, a software development tool vendor, said it surveyed more than 740 code developers, testers and IT managers during a 10-week ... Full article
November 5, 2020
IBM continues to add to its roster of telecommunications industry partners readying 5G wireless rollouts extending to the network edge. The cloud vendor (NYSE: IBM) also this week announced a hybrid cloud platform aimed at telecom carriers built on its flagship Red Hat OpenShift infrastructure and IBM Cloud Satellite. Satellite is touted as an easier way to build applications where ... Full article
November 4, 2020
Graph database vendors are broadening their applications by adding enterprise-focused features to help customers who are dealing with the burdens of huge troves of business-critical data. In a move that is highlighting the growing maturity of the graph database marketplace, Neo4j recently unveiled its latest product, Neo4j for Graph Data Science, which is designed to make it easier for ... Full article
November 3, 2020
A majority of companies participating in an annual industry survey report they are either using or “experimenting” with machine learning technology for enterprise applications ranging from cloud-based AI services to online shopping. The AI adoption survey, "The Current and Future State of AI and Machine Learning 2020," released Tuesday (Nov. 3) by 451 Research also found that more than half ... Full article
November 2, 2020
The U.S. and its NATO allies are addressing interoperability issues as both sides of the Atlantic seek to integrate AI technologies into their national security strategies. Meanwhile, the security alliance is pivoting toward talent-rich India in an effort to blunt China’s aggressive AI strategy in Asia. Those efforts have been spearheaded by the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence ... Full article
November 2, 2020
Enterprise infrastructure vendors of varying stripes continue to turn their attention to 5G wireless rollouts, forging partnerships with a growing list of carriers looking to extend their telecommunications and entertainment networks to the bleeding edge. The latest partnership is a collaboration by Intel Corp. and DISH Network, the satellite television company. The partners said Monday (Nov. 2) they will ... Full article
October 30, 2020
Intel Corp. is acquiring AI optimization software vendor SigOpt, a move the chip maker said would complement its existing AI software portfolio while integrating SigOpt’s tools with its AI hardware to accelerate and scale AI software used by model developers. The acquisition also addresses the growing complexity of machine learning and neural network models and the resulting inability of ... Full article
October 28, 2020
A robotics startup developing a “cognitive engine” that would allow industrial robots to operate autonomously on the factory floor announced a $15 million funding round, supplementing earlier bets by high-profile angel investors. Robot.AI said the Series A round was led by Jazz Venture Partners with participation from previous investors Fontinalis Partners, Liquid2 and Playground Global. The latest funding round ... Full article
October 27, 2020
Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, companies around the world are continuing to seek IT workers with proven skills in open source software to fill job vacancies that consistently remain open due to a lack of qualified candidates. That’s the conclusion of the 2020 Open Source Jobs Report from The Linux Foundation and learning platform vendor edX, which surveyed 175 ... Full article
October 23, 2020
When working with business executives, the biggest pitfalls in data science boil down to errors in communication. For true success, data scientists must be bilingual to effectively accomplish their work. This means being equally versed in technological jargon as well as being able to communicate with business stakeholders. When we look at where data science fails, it’s usually in ... Full article

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