Technology

Tech Nation backs call for institutional investment in UK startups
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startups

Tech Nation backs call for institutional investment in UK startups

Unlocked funding could take the UK's digital sector to "heights comparable to the US" lobby group suggests
5 Aug 2021
What is reinforcement learning?
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machine learning

What is reinforcement learning?

We look at a method of AI development built on the idea of positive and negative feedback
5 Aug 2021
Machine learning vs AI
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Business strategy

Machine learning vs AI

These two terms are often used interchangeably, but they are fundamentally different technologies
5 Aug 2021
NICE unveils its self-service customer care solution
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artificial intelligence (AI)

NICE unveils its self-service customer care solution

CXone SmartAssist allows brands to create personalized virtual assistants
4 Aug 2021
Deloitte Canada acquires Applied AI firm Dataperformers
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Acquisition

Deloitte Canada acquires Applied AI firm Dataperformers

The acquisition marks Deloitte Canada’s fourth acquisition in six months
4 Aug 2021
CoreLogic and One Concern partner on climate resilience-as-a-service
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artificial intelligence (AI)

CoreLogic and One Concern partner on climate resilience-as-a-service

The three-year deal is focused on helping enterprises achieve their ESG+R goals
4 Aug 2021
Intel expands college AI training programme to 11 US states
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Careers & training

Intel expands college AI training programme to 11 US states

The company claims colleges offer the best chance to democratise AI technology
4 Aug 2021
What a career in AI has to offer in the 2020s
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Sponsored

What a career in AI has to offer in the 2020s

Artificial intelligence roles can draw on a broader range of skillsets than you may realise
3 Aug 2021
Qlarity Imaging teams with Blackford to improve breast MRI accuracy
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Qlarity Imaging teams with Blackford to improve breast MRI accuracy

Qlairty will merge its AI-powered diagnostic software with Blackford’s centralized imaging platform
2 Aug 2021
How to use machine learning and AI in cyber security
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Security

How to use machine learning and AI in cyber security

New technologies can augment your security team's response and may even be able to actively deceive attackers
30 Jul 2021
What to expect from AIOps in 2021
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DevOps

What to expect from AIOps in 2021

Discover how AIOps is evolving and how enterprises can ensure they benefit from the opportunities the technology offers
29 Jul 2021
Five tech challenges facing retailers today
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e commerce

Five tech challenges facing retailers today

Rising to the challenges of the new retail age
28 Jul 2021
5G could provide £6.3 billion boost to UK manufacturing
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5G

5G could provide £6.3 billion boost to UK manufacturing

Vodafone urges the UK government to make it easier for manufacturers to invest in private 5G networks
28 Jul 2021
FCC questions the legitimacy of some rural internet bids
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digital divide

FCC questions the legitimacy of some rural internet bids

Commission asks for more due diligence on almost 200 funding applications
27 Jul 2021
Amazon might accept Bitcoin payments by the end of the year
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Business operations

Amazon might accept Bitcoin payments by the end of the year

The reported plans include developing its own token and are said to have come from former CEO Jeff Bezos
26 Jul 2021
Alphabet tackles industrial robot software market
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automation

Alphabet tackles industrial robot software market

Intrinsic will teach industrial robots to perform complex tasks
23 Jul 2021
What is Robotic Process Automation?
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automation

What is Robotic Process Automation?

How does RPA work, how is it used, and what are the pros and cons?
23 Jul 2021
Government sets out investment strategy to spark UK innovation
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public sector

Government sets out investment strategy to spark UK innovation

The plan will boost annual R&D investment to £22 billion to turn innovation into concrete products and services
22 Jul 2021
Preparing for AI-enabled cyber attacks
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Whitepaper

Preparing for AI-enabled cyber attacks

MIT technology review insights
22 Jul 2021
British man 'PlugWalkJoe' arrested in Spain over 2020 Twitter hack
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hacking

British man 'PlugWalkJoe' arrested in Spain over 2020 Twitter hack

Joseph James O'Connor is also accused of hijacking TikTok and Snapchat user accounts, as well as cyberstalking a juvenile
22 Jul 2021
Amazon releases trove of Alexa tools to address developer apathy
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voice assistant

Amazon releases trove of Alexa tools to address developer apathy

The company is hoping to find new ways to help users discover skills with the voice assistant
22 Jul 2021
Unilabs to deploy Ibex’s AI-assisted cancer diagnostic platform across Europe
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Unilabs to deploy Ibex’s AI-assisted cancer diagnostic platform across Europe

Galen by Ibex is CE-marked for breast and prostate cancer detection
21 Jul 2021
ICO launches AI risk assessment toolkit for businesses
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Information Commissioner

ICO launches AI risk assessment toolkit for businesses

The watchdog is calling for organisations to test its beta data assessment package on live AI applications
21 Jul 2021