Earlier this month, Microsoft President Brad Smith explained that Microsoft would no longer “sell facial recognition technology to police departments in the United States until we have a national law in place, grounded in human rights, that will govern this technology.” This statement followed Amazon’s the previous day, in which it announced a one-year moratorium on police use of Amazon’s facial Rekognition technology.
Futurum Research, in partnership with UiPath, completed a global research study of 500+ high-level business and technology executives directly responsible for the planning, management, and use of automation technologies to better comprehend the RPA journeys organizations must undertake to successfully achieve their strategic business objectives. Here’s what we found.
This week HPE held its annual discover event and while the event was full of announcements, its software announcements dominated excitement at the show.
Rumors emerged of a possible spin-off or complete acquisition of VMWare by Dell. What is happening and how much merit do these rumors really have?
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ: QCOM) just announced its first-of-a-kind 5G Robotics RB5 platform. The natural successor to the successful (4G-based) Qualcomm® Robotics RB3 platform. As Qualcomm puts it, the Robotics RB5 platform aims to “empower developers and manufacturers to create the next generation of high-compute, low-power robots and drones for the consumer, enterprise, defense, industrial and professional service sectors.”
At its virtual Discover event this week, HPE announced the launch of its kubernetes-based container software, HPE Ezmeral. This announcement shows HPE’s continued dedication to its goal of everything-as-a-service by 2022 and heats up the container wars with competitors like IBM RedHat and VMWare.
Amazon continues its climate commitment and furthers communication and investment with a new $2 billion fund and data from its 2019 sustainability efforts
Apple held its annual 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) announcing an updated version of iOS (14) and new Macs powered by Apple chips.
Cisco’s Internet for the Future is developed to address alarming digital divide gaps and playing a pivotal role in scaling Critical Infrastructure during global crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic. However, still Cisco needs to foster partnerships across businesses, governments, and institutions with strong commitments in order to move the needle in making the Internet more universally accessible.
Intel announced its 3rd genertion Xeon Scalable processors, which will comprise of 14nm and 10nm parts and have a greater emphasis on AI.