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AI go-to investment for financial services sector, spend increases to US$4.29bn
The spending on AI by the financial services sector in Asia/Pacific is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.1% in the 2019 - 2024 period to reach US$4.29 billion in 2024.
E-commerce accounts for over a third of total retail sales
A greater use of AI assistance and a huge increase in mobile phone shopping is in store over the next year.
Edge analytics market set to be worth $1.18 billion by 2025
Demand for machine intelligence and artificial intelligence applications at the edge is driving the market adoption of edge analytics, Frost & Sullivan finds.
QNAP launches new desktop smart edge PoE switch
Includes 16 x 30-watt Gigabit PoE ports, 2 x 2.5GbE host management ports, Intel J4125 quad-core 2.0 GHz processor, and 4 x 3.5-inch SATA drive bays.
Four trends that will shape data strategy in 2021
To address the increasing number of cyber-attacks and data privacy concerns, more organisations should focus on ensuring their data platform can provide consistent data security, governance, lineage, and control across their hybrid cloud next year.
Sophos unveils new open AI developments to sharpen defenses against cyberattacks
"While it is common practice to share AI methodologies and findings in other industries, cybersecurity has lagged in this effort."
Blaize launches open, code-free AI software platform
“This ease of use enables AI edge app development for wider teams from AI developers to system builders to business domain subject matter experts."
Juniper reveals new partner programme for 2021
The programme introduces new opportunities for partners to capture business through Juniper’s AI-Driven enterprise strategy.
IBM unveils new Watson capabilities to help scale use of AI
"This past year has shown us that the real power of AI is in helping companies take action and respond to changing conditions in real time."
RPA and talent the key to powering businesses
Robotic Process Automation creates a digital workforce, using machine learning to work autonomously or in partnership with human employees. This combines human creativity and judgement with the reliability and predictability of robots.
IEEE gears up for World Forum on the Internet of Things 2021
Mark your calendar - these are the dates you need to know for the World Forum on Internet of Things 2021.
How CISOs can come out on top of the cyber arms race
CISOs must determine what their organisation’s security goals are, including the organisation’s risk profile and appetite, and, of course, their budget.
AWS SageMaker gets nine new capabilities
The updates to the machine learning platform aim to meet the needs of existing ML developers and reduce barrier-to-entry for new users.
Avast and Borsetta join Intel to power AI research
The new collaboration’s purpose is to advance and develop technologies that strengthen privacy and trust for decentralised AI.
GlobalData: Machine learning a hot topic amongst AI influencers
As well as machine learning, big data and data science emerged as the most mentioned trends among the AI influencer discussions.
DXC Technology partners with Microsoft to deliver modern workplace solution
The platform will leverage several of Microsoft’s services, including Microsoft 365, Teams, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform.
Cyber Security Cloud launches WafCharm on Microsoft Azure
Already available to more than one million Amazon AWS users around the world, this launch provides Azure users with AI operation of Web Application Firewall (WAF) rules, expanding WafCharms availability to 60% of the world's cloud users.
Three steps to achieve a better patient experience using data in the healthcare industry
Introducing new technology to the healthcare industry beyond COVID-19 will be complicated. The only thing that can simplify it is well-organised data insights.
rapidMATION to resell DRUID chatbot platform after forming partnership
An AI-driven, no-code chatbot authoring platform, DRUID features natural language processing technology with support for over 40 languages and integrates with the UiPath platform.
Is the 'fast follower' mentality holding back anti-money laundering in Australia?
The decade-old rules-based systems cannot keep up with sophisticated cyberattacks and money laundering threats on their own, writes FICO financial crimes leader for APAC Timothy Choon.
Digital enviro tech could save companies money but adoption is slow
According to a report from Frost & Sullivan and Envirosuite, environmental management tools can bring growth, innovation and bottom-line savings.
Cybercriminals are leveraging AI for malicious use
"At a time where the public is getting increasingly concerned about the possible misuse of AI, we have to be transparent about the threats."
IDTechEx: the role of emerging tech in fighting COVID-19
2020 will go down in history for the year of the global pandemic, but also for the rise of innovative digital technologies.
RMIT researchers create ‘light-powered’ AI chip
The nanoscale advance combines the core software needed to drive artificial intelligence with image-capturing hardware in a single electronic device.