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Hybrid-cloud-services-general-availability-announced-by-IBM

Hybrid cloud services general availability announced by IBM


Tuesday, March 2, 2021 by

IBM announced that its hybrid cloud services are now generally available in any environment -- on any cloud, on premises or at the edge -- via IBM Cloud Satellite. Lumen Technologies and IBM have integrated IBM Cloud Satellite with the Lumen edge platform to enable clients to harness hybrid cloud services in near real-time and build innovative solutions at the edge. ...


Investing-in-Bitcoin-by-baby-boomers-and-Gen-X-

Investing in Bitcoin by baby boomers and Gen X


Thursday, February 25, 2021 by

Baby boomers and Gen X are piling into Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organizations. The observation from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of deVere Group comes from a global poll of clients aged over 55 found that 70% of those surveyed are already invested...


Bitcoin-reaches-new-highs-in-first-part-of-2021

Bitcoin reaches new highs in first part of 2021


Monday, February 15, 2021 by

The Bitcoin price nears $50,000 and will continue to reach new highs in this first quarter of 2021 – but investors should also expect volatility due to increasing regulatory scrutiny. This is the warning from Nigel Green, CEO and founder of deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organizations.  It comes...


Quantum-computing-companies-face-new-challenges-in-2021

Quantum computing companies face new challenges in 2021


Tuesday, February 2, 2021 by

The most substantial quantum computing achievements in 2020 were the combined demonstrations of high-quantum-volume (performance) systems available via cloud interfaces with detailed roadmaps for system growth. For instance, IBM and Google both announced plans for machines with 1000 qubits – potentially enough for near-term applications achieving quantum...


DeFi-in-2021

DeFi in 2021


Tuesday, January 26, 2021 by

Without a doubt, DeFi will be one of the most important drivers behind the industry in 2021. We are seeing more and more traditional financial institutions embracing the benefits of cryptocurrencies, and the blockchain and crypto worlds are highly likely to positively disrupt investment banking and capital markets in 2021. In order for the two worlds to be bridged effec...


Crypto-regulation-obstacles-in-2021

Crypto regulation obstacles in 2021


Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by

Ethereum is of course a project to watch but seems to be suffering from project fatigue with increasing numbers speaking to other chains due I suspect, to uncertainty on ETH2.0 dates and scaling timescales. Once they sort out those issues, they will undoubtedly continue to see adoption outside the DeFi spikes we have seen in Q3 2020. In 2020, we have already seen cry...


Why-blockchain-is-the-future

Why blockchain is the future


Friday, January 15, 2021 by

The fears from the pandemic have naturally placed more focus on wearables helping us monitor our health, fitness, and keeping us better connected. Companies such as Apple, Samsung, Fitbit, and others are flooding the market with health and fitness devices to help mankind to stay healthy and happier. I believe we will see even more companies entering this space and mo...


Zombie-Companies-in-2021

Zombie Companies in 2021


Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by

In the investment world, there is a financial concept known as a “zombie company.” These companies are only able to remain in business because financial debt is artificially cheap. When rates rise to normal levels, they are not able to survive. In the IT world, the pandemic has exposed a new type of zombie company: a company that has not digitally transforme...


Cryptocurrency-investment-predictions-for-2021

Cryptocurrency investment predictions for 2021


Friday, January 8, 2021 by

The institutionalization of cryptocurrency has been the emerging theme of 2020. The investment focus has largely been focused on Bitcoin, up over 90% year to date, as digital gold (i.e. a hard money alternative to fiat), with broadening adoption from institutional investors. Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency, has seen some speculative investment but it will li...


Altcoins-rising-and-are-here-to-stay

Altcoins rising and are here to stay


Thursday, January 7, 2021 by

The institutional adoption of cryptocurrencies has been one of the dominant trends of the market in 2020. More institutions and liquidity providers are rapidly entering the space and the investments in Bitcoin appear to be strong. This trend is likely to continue, and increase momentum in 2021, with announcements by the likes of PayPal offering crypto payments in 2021 a...


Unlocking-the-Business-Value-of-Continuous-Delivery

Unlocking the Business Value of Continuous Delivery


Saturday, October 31, 2020 by

Reducing risk is important, but the processes that underpin continuous delivery translate into even more important values to the business: •    Accelerate time-to-value. A small business doesn’t need a PhD to recognize that continuous delivery helps them get things done faster. An enterprise that has mapped out its value stream, has made sig...


Arable-Raises-$20M-to-digitize-agriculture

Arable Raises $20M to digitize agriculture


Thursday, October 29, 2020 by

Arable has just successfully closed a $20M Series B to help digitize and optimize decisions from seed breeding to food production. The round is led by Prelude Ventures, and includes new participation by M2O, AVG’s Nassau Street Ventures, and Tridon, as well as investment from Arable’s existing investors including S2G Ventures, Middleland Capital, Ajax Strate...


Opsera-launches-continuous-orchestration-approach-to-devops

Opsera launches continuous orchestration approach to devops


Thursday, October 15, 2020 by

Opsera launched a new approach for software delivery that combines choice of any CI/CD tools with no-code automation across the DevOps lifecycle. By orchestrating tools, pipelines and insights through a single platform, Opsera speeds time to deployment, helps optimize resources and provides a holistic cross-functional perspective with KPIs that better correlate technica...


Cryptocurrency-during-COVID19

Cryptocurrency during COVID19


Friday, October 9, 2020 by

Overbit, a Bitcoin derivatives trading platform founded in 2017 and launched in 2019, conducted a recent survey of 2,500 traders, in 90 countries, on 5 different continents. They commissioned their commercial ads and offer trading solutions for retail clients and institutions across the globe. Overbit’s platform features low latency connectivity, superior liqui...


Ray-1.0-announced-from-Anyscale

Ray 1.0 announced from Anyscale


Thursday, October 1, 2020 by

Anyscale announced Ray 1.0, the latest version of the Ray open source project. Ray 1.0, which provides a universal serverless compute API and an expanded ecosystem of libraries, was shared with attendees at the first annual Ray Summit, along with the announcement of the private beta of Anyscale’s managed Ray platform. With Ray 1.0, developers can build scalable...


Everynet-launches-secure-IoT-to-digitalize-Puerto-Rico-infrastructure

Everynet launches secure IoT to digitalize Puerto Rico infrastructure


Thursday, September 3, 2020 by

Everynet BV announced the completed roll-out of a secure data network designed to enhance Puerto Rico's infrastructure modernization initiatives. "There is a great opportunity to enable efficiencies with the Internet of Things (IoT) in Puerto Rico," says Tom Nelson, Everynet's Chief Commercial Officer. "Everynet brings this experience...


Density-raises-$51M-from-Kleiner-Perkins-to-reopen-buildings-safely

Density raises $51M from Kleiner Perkins to reopen buildings safely


Wednesday, July 29, 2020 by

Density announced it has successfully closed $51 million in Series C funding. The new funding round was led by Kleiner Perkins and includes 01 Advisors, Upfront Ventures, Founders Fund, Ludlow Ventures, Launch, DTA with participation from Alex Rodriguez, LPC Ventures, Julia and Kevin Hartz, Cyan and Scott Banister, and others. Kleiner Perkins Partner, Ilya Fushman,...


Postal.io-redefines-offline-B2B-marketing

Postal.io redefines offline B2B marketing


Tuesday, May 5, 2020 by

Offline sales and marketing engagement is being redefined by Postal.io, particularly in today’s era of social distancing and remote work brought about by the global coronavirus pandemic. Ushering in a new era of capability and control, Postal’s sales and marketing automation platform enables enterprise B2B companies to effectively manage offline marketing pr...


Mentorship-Program-from-The-Linux-Foundation-expands

Mentorship Program from The Linux Foundation expands


Friday, April 24, 2020 by

The Linux Foundation announced it’s expanding its Mentorship Program in response to COVID-19 with seed funding from Intel. The Program will grow to support interns who have been displaced as a result of the global pandemic and to give individuals an opportunity to reskill for some of the most sought-after, highly paid careers in the world. Intel is leading fund...


3-Steps-to-manage-work-from-home-assets-as-we-get-back-to-the-office

3 Steps to manage work-from-home assets as we get back to the office


Friday, April 24, 2020 by

Just over the horizon for American businesses and government agencies is the return to the traditional office work environment. But what will companies and agencies do with the new laptops and other devices they put into employee homes in order to keep things going during state-imposed stay-at-home orders? The International Association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM) ...


Q-CTRL-gets-strategic-investment-from-IQT

Q-CTRL gets strategic investment from IQT


Tuesday, April 14, 2020 by

Q-CTRL announced a strategic investment by In-Q-Tel (IQT), the not-for-profit strategic investor that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the national security communities of the U.S. and its allies. Q-CTRL is a pioneer in the field of quantum control engineering, delivering software products and professional services to help customers and partners ...


CircleCI-lands-$100M-in-Series-E-funding

CircleCI lands $100M in Series E funding


Tuesday, April 7, 2020 by

CircleCI announced it has successfully closed $100 million in Series E funding. The new round was led by IVP and Sapphire Ventures. IVP Partner, Cack Wilhelm, will also be joining CircleCI’s board of directors. CircleCI has raised $215 million in total funding since its founding in 2011. With this new round, CircleCI will continue to further execute on its p...


Temenos-expands-Quantum-MXDP

Temenos expands Quantum MXDP


Thursday, March 5, 2020 by

Temenos expanded its Temenos Quantum multi-experience development platform (MXDP), giving businesses greater control of their digital transformation and allowing them to offer smarter, AI-powered digital experiences. Temenos Quantum’s integration with Explainable AI (XAI) powers intelligent, hyper-personalized digital experiences, resulting in higher levels o...


Brainly-appoints-new-Chief-Product-Officer

Brainly appoints new Chief Product Officer


Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by

Brainly recently appointed Rajesh Bysani as its new Chief Product Officer (CPO). While Brainly has succeeded at establishing itself as one of the United States’ leading digital education resources, last school year the platform achieved a major landmark in its global growth: it now reaches 15 million monthly users in the U.S., which means that 20% or one-fifth ...


2019-Quantum-Computing-Industry-Retrospective

2019 Quantum Computing Industry Retrospective


Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by

Michael Biercuk, founder and CEO of Q-CTRL, is considered one of the world's leading experts in quantum computing. As we round the corner into 2020, he shares his thoughts on the year in quantum computing and predictions for next year below. The most significant industry accomplishments  "I think there is no doubt that the demonstration of&...


Build-vs-buying-mobile-app-code

Build vs buying mobile app code


Saturday, December 28, 2019 by

In the business world, it’s sometimes easy to forget that the end customer is still a human being. Consumer technology has spoiled us, in a good way, and now users are demanding the same level of customer experience and problem-solving from business applications as they get from the technologies ubiquitous in their day-to-day personal lives. This leaves companies ...


GE-expands-intelligent-health-ecosystem-

GE expands intelligent health ecosystem


Thursday, December 19, 2019 by

GE Healthcare launched the Edison Developer Program to accelerate the adoption and impact of intelligent applications and developer services across health systems. The program is based on Edison, GE Healthcare’s secure intelligence platform, and helps healthcare providers gain easier access to market-ready algorithms and applications by directly integrating these ...


Panion-social-app-fights-loneliness-in-Sweden

Panion social app fights loneliness in Sweden


Tuesday, December 17, 2019 by

When Melanie Aronson moved from New York City to Malmö, Sweden 5 years ago, she quickly realized that making friends in this new part of the globe would be very difficult. As an immigrant in the country that continuously ranked number 1 as the hardest place to make new friends, Melanie struggled, and as a researcher at Lund University, focused on integration, she realiz...


Edge-Native-Working-Group-launches-from-the-Eclipse-Foundation

Edge Native Working Group launches from the Eclipse Foundation


Thursday, December 12, 2019 by

The Eclipse Foundation has announced the launch of the Edge Native Working Group, a vendor-neutral and code-first industry collaboration that will drive the evolution and broad adoption of open source software for edge computing. With edge computing code from the foundation already deployed in production environments, the Edge Native Working Group is focused on the near...


Digital-change-tips-from-SolarWinds

Digital change tips from SolarWinds


Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by

Successful change management can identify services, users, applications and devices impacted by technology changes. Digital changes typically impact more than one department, so change management shouldn't be left responsible to solely one team, and when businesses are adopting digital solutions, it is important to keep the change management...


The-accuracy-of-AI-necessary-to-solve-problems

The accuracy of AI necessary to solve problems


Tuesday, October 22, 2019 by

We recently had a conversation with Aaron Edell, Director of Applied AI at Veritone who says data scientists are going about building AI/ML solutions wrong when they try to achieve 100% accuracy. They can spend hours building, testing, and rebuilding until the solution is 100 percent accurate until deploying. When data scientists spend this extra time perfecti...


Kubernetes-platform-from-Red-Hat-gets-updated

Kubernetes platform from Red Hat gets updated


Tuesday, October 22, 2019 by

Red Hat Inc., has announced Red Hat OpenShift 4.2, the latest version of Red Hat's trusted enterprise Kubernetes platform designed to deliver a more powerful developer experience. Red Hat OpenShift 4.2 extends Red Hat's commitment to simplifying and automating enterprise-grade services across the hybrid cloud while empowering developers to innovate and...


ABBYY-enhances-machine-learning-technology

ABBYY enhances machine learning technology


Monday, October 14, 2019 by

ABBYY announced FlexiCapture 12 has enhanced machine learning (ML) technology to further improve the accuracy and speed of processing enterprise content. The modern intelligent document processing (IDP) platform delivers a unified platform whether deployed on premise, in the cloud or called by developers using SDK or RESTful APIs. FlexiCapture meets the needs of orga...


Get-the-2019-State-of-Automated-Visual-Testing-Report

Get the 2019 State of Automated Visual Testing Report


Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by

Applitools, the provider of Visual AI for intelligent functional and visual testing, has announced the expansion of its offering to provide comprehensive, end-to-end test automation capabilities for any type of web or mobile applications. Applitools' Visual AI technology combined with its new Ultrafast Grid provides unparalleled test automation p...


Ripple-arms-developers-with-Xpring-to-accept-money-easier-in-apps

Ripple arms developers with Xpring to accept money easier in apps


Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by

Ripple is enabling the world to move value like information moves today. It’s this vision, known as the Internet of Value (IoV), that drives everything they do: from building our global payments network, RippleNet, to establishing initiatives like Xpring—which is helping scale innovative blockchain projects through partnership and investment. They are thr...