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  • How to do machine learning without data scientists

    Many data and analytics leaders face a chicken and egg situation. Without experienced data scientists, venturing into machine learning and data science is difficult. Without any successful pilots, getting serious business commitment to fund data science projects and hire data scientists is equally challenging.

    15 Feb. 17 14:39 Written by Alan Duncan, research director at Gartner
  • Australia lagging on autonomous vehicle initiatives: Telstra

    Telstra says the government should implement policies that promote the uptake of autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies, warning that compared to Europe and North America Australia is lagging when it comes to initiatives involving connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV).

    15 Feb. 17 13:18 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Qantas offers NBN-based in-flight streaming

    Qantas will offer its passengers free access to content from Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify on domestic flights, beginning in late February.

    15 Feb. 17 12:02 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • IBM's hub for wearables could have you out of the hospital faster

    Researchers at IBM have developed a hub for wearables that can gather information from multiple wearable devices and share it with a doctor, potentially cutting down on the time patients need to spend in a hospital.

    15 Feb. 17 10:58 Written by Martyn Williams
  • IOOF sees microservices as competitive advantage

    IOOF’s “open architecture”, whereby it offers non-IOOF products and services, along with its microservices-focus approach to IT are key differentiators for the financial services firm, according to managing director Christopher Kelaher.

    15 Feb. 17 10:06 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Amazon releases Chime, a new cloud-based UCaaS

    Taking on incumbents like Cisco, Avaya, Microsoft and Google, Amazon today announced Chime, a cloud-based unified communications as a service application that the company says brings a fresh approach to online conference calls and meetings.

    15 Feb. 17 06:11 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Google’s new cloud service is a unique take on a database

    On Tuesday, Google launched Cloud Spanner, a new, fully managed database that’s supposed to provide the transactional consistency of a traditional database plus the scalability and performance of a NoSQL database.

    15 Feb. 17 04:00 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Microsoft's president wants a Geneva Convention for cyberwar

    Microsoft is calling for a “Digital Geneva Convention,” as global tensions over digital attacks continue to rise. The tech giant wants to see civilian use of the internet protected as part of an international set of accords, Brad Smith, the company’s president and chief legal officer, said in a blog post.

    15 Feb. 17 03:30 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Forget the network perimeter, say security vendors

    Security vendors start embracing Google's BeyondCorp network security model that treats all apps and devices as being on the Internet instead of assigning higher trust to local networks.

    15 Feb. 17 01:27 Written by Lucian Constantin
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