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IBM’s New RoboRXN Chemistry Lab Runs on AI, Cloud and Robotics

In AI, Cloud, Future of Work by Sarah WallaceLeave a Comment

IBM’s new RoboRXN chemistry lab allows scientists to create new molecules while working remotely using robots, cloud, and AI. The platform accelerates the synthesis process and highlights discovery, which is not only a great boost to the field of chemistry, it’s also an example of innovation and agility we’ll likely see much more of. Most of us think of work as being in an office setting, but the RoboRXN platform reminds us that work can take place in a laboratory, a factory, on a farm, or on a construction site — and technology can play a big role in all those settings.

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Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAir Digital Event Recap

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The opening session of the Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAir Digital event was kicked off by Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian outlining Google Cloud strategy around accelerating digital transformation in the cloud — something pretty much every business is focused on right now. The sessions that followed focused on Productivity & Collaboration, Infrastructure, Security, Data Analytics, Data Management & Databases, Application Modernization, Cloud AI, and wrapping up with Business Application Platform, featuring relatively deep dives on them all. Google Cloud continues to work to make inroads in the cloud arena and this was an impressive look at some of their progress on that front.

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VW And AWS Open Industrial Cloud Project to Partners

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VW And AWS open their industrial cloud project to other manufacturing and technology companies and it’s apparent that the companies did their due diligence in terms of partners on this front. Both tout the involvement of Siemens, which is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, and has been an integration partner for the industrial cloud project from the beginning. I’ll be looking for good things ahead as a result of this partnership.

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Amdocs Buys Openet to Boost Cloud Credentials but Still Needs Broader Cloud Proposition

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Amdocs’s acquisition of Openet augments its cloud-native credentials, especially in the 5G policy, charging, and data management domains. The deal also helps diversify Amdocs’ revenue streams, particularly in light of T-Mobile’s consolidation of the Sprint assets. Now Amdocs needs to acquire more robust cloud assets in order to fulfill the strategic business objectives of the CSPs as they build-out their hybrid cloud and multi-cloud implementations in the 5G world.