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artificial intelligence (AI)

Europe's first autonomous petrol station opens in Lisbon
Galp's autonomous petrol station in Lisbon
automation

Europe's first autonomous petrol station opens in Lisbon

A joint venture between Sensei and Galp offers a future of digital transformation for petrol stations
23 May 2022
Mainland Europe now outpacing UK in AI adoption
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Mainland Europe now outpacing UK in AI adoption

Study suggests UK businesses have been hit the hardest by industry skills shortages
19 May 2022
Apple executive rejoins Google over remote work policy
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flexible working

Apple executive rejoins Google over remote work policy

However, it’s unclear what DeepMind’s remote working policies currently are
18 May 2022
The future of virtual assistants might lie in the metaverse
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voice assistant

The future of virtual assistants might lie in the metaverse

With the market slumping, could the once ‘next big thing’ be on its way out or will the technology find a way to adapt?
17 May 2022
Zoom to acquire customer support platform Solvvy
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mergers and acquisitions

Zoom to acquire customer support platform Solvvy

Solvvy’s conversational AI and automation technology will be integrated into Zoom’s new Contact Center platform
13 May 2022
FIRMUS raises $4.5 million for its AI-based construction platform
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artificial intelligence (AI)

FIRMUS raises $4.5 million for its AI-based construction platform

The Israeli startup employs AI and computer vision to unravel errors in construction planning
9 May 2022
IT Pro 20/20: The quest to humanise AI
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artificial intelligence (AI)

IT Pro 20/20: The quest to humanise AI

Issue 28 looks at recent developments in artificial intelligence that are pushing businesses to be more creative
5 May 2022
HPE's new platform lets customers build machine learning models quickly and at scale
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machine learning

HPE's new platform lets customers build machine learning models quickly and at scale

The company is also making it easier for businesses to share information from their AI models with each other, without compromising data
28 Apr 2022
Europe's tech sector struggles to find employees with AI skills
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Careers & training

Europe's tech sector struggles to find employees with AI skills

23% of tech recruiters are struggling to find applicants with the right soft skills, according to an IBM study
25 Apr 2022
Recommendations for managing AI risks
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Whitepaper

Recommendations for managing AI risks

Integrate your external AI tool findings into your broader security programs
25 Apr 2022
The pros and cons of facial recognition technology
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privacy

The pros and cons of facial recognition technology

Is it really worth risking user privacy in the name of efficiency and security?
22 Apr 2022
Palantir's poaching of former NHSX AI chief branded “scandalous”
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public sector

Palantir's poaching of former NHSX AI chief branded “scandalous”

The controversial tech company is currently competing for a £240 million NHS federated data platform (FDP) contract
22 Apr 2022
UK and India align closer with tech investments ahead of FTA negotiations
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Policy & legislation

UK and India align closer with tech investments ahead of FTA negotiations

The two countries are investing £1 billion in new commercial deals while OneWeb has signed an agreement with India’s space agency
21 Apr 2022
IBM to make Watson Orchestrate generally available
IBM Watson
artificial intelligence (AI)

IBM to make Watson Orchestrate generally available

The task automation platform debuted at IBM's Think conference in 2021
20 Apr 2022
BangDB now offers its AI and graph data platform on cloud
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artificial intelligence (AI)

BangDB now offers its AI and graph data platform on cloud

The big data firm also plans to unveil its AppStore in the coming weeks
19 Apr 2022
Fujitsu taps India’s AI talent with new research centre in Bengaluru
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Fujitsu taps India’s AI talent with new research centre in Bengaluru

The company aims to boost the number of its researchers in the country to 50 by 2024
19 Apr 2022
How AI can help – and hinder – the supply chain crisis
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artificial intelligence (AI)

How AI can help – and hinder – the supply chain crisis

AI can shed light on your supply snarl-ups, but bad data might make a chaotic situation worse
19 Apr 2022
What is ethical AI?
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artificial intelligence (AI)

What is ethical AI?

How do we define what a 'good outcome' is when it comes to algorithms?
13 Apr 2022
Hyperautomation in action: The most exciting examples
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automation

Hyperautomation in action: The most exciting examples

Three case studies showcasing the potential for hyperautomation to radically transform business processes
12 Apr 2022
LinkedIn is filled with deepfake 'virtual employees'
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artificial intelligence (AI)

LinkedIn is filled with deepfake 'virtual employees'

Stanford Internet Observatory researchers find more than 1,000 fake profiles on the business site
11 Apr 2022
Top data science bootcamps for 2022
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Careers & training

Top data science bootcamps for 2022

Learn how to level up your skills and land a career as a data scientist
6 Apr 2022
Operationalising anti-fraud on the mainframe
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Whitepaper

Operationalising anti-fraud on the mainframe

Reducing losses in banking, cards, and payments
5 Apr 2022
IBM's new z16 mainframe brings two industry-firsts and quantum-proof data encryption
Data centre mainframe
Hardware

IBM's new z16 mainframe brings two industry-firsts and quantum-proof data encryption

The latest product in its z-series of mainframes is described as a 'game-changer' and has already saved major companies millions in lost revenue
5 Apr 2022