CFO Goldman Sachs: message about crypto currency yesterday is fake news
The value of cryptic currency is very much dependent on the behaviour of the market. A small decision by an authority can have a major impact. Yesterday, for example, we heard that the Goldman Sachs bank would have decided not to make a crypto exchange anyway. As a result, the market crashed and man... Read more
BMW launches its own AI assistant in 2019
Drivers of BMW cars will soon receive a nice surprise. The car company is working on its own personal assistant, built on the basis of artificial intelligence. This was unveiled yesterday at a conference in San Francisco.
The intention is that the assistant will be rolled out to cars in March next y... Read more
380,000 payment cards stolen at hack on British Airways
A hack on British Airways put 380,000 payment cards at risk. The hack took place between 21 August and 5 September. According to the airline, the problem has now been solved. The police and affected customers have been notified.
The airline is still investigating the hack, reports The Guardian. Duri... Read more
“IBM made for police New York facial recognition system that can profile ethnically.
Three months ago, the American Civil Liberties Union revealed that web giant Amazon facial recognition technology in the United States had delivered to certain police departments. Today, it appears that IBM has worked with the New York City Police Department to develop a system that allows the polic... Read more
Microsoft extends support Windows 10 for enterprise
Microsoft extends its Windows 10 autumn updates support from 18 to 30 months for enterprise users and schools. The amendment will take effect from the upcoming October 2018 Update.
Microsoft's current 18-month upgrade cycle is proving to be too fast for many companies. They are used to a slower upda... Read more
eBay builds its own servers for its data centers and makes designs open-source
Over the past two years, eBay has been improving its information technology infrastructure. Now the company has reached a milestone. The webshop has finished its own designed servers. At the end of the year the server designs are made open-source.
The plan was to create its own hardware and an artif... Read more
QNAP makes 3 slot quad-core NAS TS-332X available
QNAP informs Techzine about the introduction of the TS-332X, a NAS that supports three SATA M.2-SSDs of 6Gb/sec. The processor, a 1.7 GHz Alpine AL-324 quad-core Cotrex-A57 processor, is sourced from Amazon subsidiary Annapurna Labs.
The device has 2 GB or 4 GB DDR4 RAM, depending on which model is ... Read more
Microsoft improves overlapped speech recognition with new microphone
At this week's Interspeech 2018 conference, Microsoft researchers will discuss the progress they have made in overlapped speech recognition. The researchers are also talking about a new circular microphone that will improve the technique.
Overlapped speech recognition is also called the "cocktail pa... Read more
HubSpot expands Enterprise offerings with Sales Hub Enterprise and Service Hub Enterprise
HubSpot has expanded its Enterprise offering with two new products. It concerns the Sales Hub Enterprise and Service Hub Enterprise. The company has also announced updates to the Marketing Hub Enterprise.
HubSpot has merged the new products into the Enterprise Growth Suite. This suite is designed to... Read more
IBM helps farmers with AI prototypes that measure soil quality
IBM AgroPad is a paper card that, in combination with an app, can measure soil quality thanks to machine vision and AI. The app shows the exact amount of chemicals in water and soil samples. Expensive lab tests with long waiting times are no longer necessary.
Farmers who want to know their soil qual... Read more