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We need edge computing to power the smart cities of tomorrow

The edge computing market is poised to hit US$9 billion by 2024, based on a report by MarketsandMarkets. Edge computing is emerging as a solution to smart city challenges Smart cities are on the rise with some cities such as Barcelona, Stockholm, and Singapore famed for adopting these futuristic concepts. In addition to …

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Why your website may be packed with malware

A rise in cyberthreats is pervasive in tandem with an ongoing pandemic 1 out of 100 sites could be infected with malware, study found SMEs are at risk as digital presence becomes more vital  Earlier this year, White House officials announced plans to increase federal funding for the research and …

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5G edge computing – generating the real-time data advantage

IoT is exploding in business today, but gaining a competitive advantage relies on speed at which data can be acted upon Businesses now need to ingest and act on data in as close to real-time as possible, “ideally within 20 milliseconds” As we enter the era of 5G, edge computing …

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Is the beauty industry leading with AR experiences?

Immersive technology is set to bolster the online shopping experience  Innovations such as skin analysis tools and virtual ‘try-on’ apps are emerging in the beauty sector Because of lockdown measures, e-commerce globally has seen a surge in demand. That’s been a big win for some. For retailer’s with an offline …

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How Verizon’s 5G expansion will bolster telehealth in San Diego

Telehealth has been supporting patients in remote areas  5G is enlisted as a prime technology to help accelerate telehealth services McKinsey predicts telehealth to dominate the healthcare market  Before the pandemic, healthcare professionals had been seeking different ways to offer medical services to remote patients or patients with mobility challenges. …

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Brain Corp on COVID-19 and the future of robotics

Robots are commonly used in manufacturing for repetitive tasks on production lines But COVID-19 is highlighting how they can bring their potential to other areas Brain Corp’s Phil Duffy explains how we will see an increasing “acceptance’ of robotics Assigned to tasks that are dull, dirty and dangerous, robots have …

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RPA is all the rage – but is it really worth its salt?

The RPA market has enjoyed ‘hype’ around its transformative potential But many businesses have reported challenges in implementation and struggles in achieving ROI Is RPA really worth its salt? RPA (Robotic Process Automation) is all the rage in enterprise technology – it has been for a while now.  There’s a …

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Amazon rivals Tesla in AVs with the potential acquisition of Zoox

Amazon could save up to US$20 billion with the acquisition of Zoox Shipping fees remain one of the highest costs at Amazon The pandemic has ground the retail giant’s warehouses to a halt  Amazon is reportedly in late-stage talks to buy Zoox, a budding startup developing autonomous vehicles (AVs). READ …

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IBM layoffs – a lesson in (bad) crisis leadership?

The current crisis has presented tests for leaders across businesses of all sizes Forced to make layoffs in the face of declining revenue, IBM didn’t disclose numbers of employees, yet estimates were in the thousands Did the firm’s new CEO miss an opportunity to forge trust among his workforce when …

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IBM enlists AI and blockchain to supply chain management

Cognitive supply chain will bring a new era of global trade Artificial intelligence and blockchain are key technologies enhancing supply chain management Predictive models and insights can help minimize disruption levels in supply chains According to an IBM report, we will see a “cognitive supply chain” emerge as the next …

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