Category Archives: Innovation

Deutsche Bank And Google To Form Strategic Global, Multi-Year Partnership To Drive A Fundamental Transformation Of Banking

Deutsche Bank and Google Cloud have agreed to join forces and form a strategic partnership that aims to redefine how the bank develops and offers its financial services. The partnership is unique in that it will not only deliver cutting edge cloud services to Deutsche Bank, but also enable co-innovation between the two companies to create the next generation of technology-based financial products for clients. Both parties have signed a Letter of Intent and plan to sign a multi-year contract within the next few months. Read more

30Jun/20

Google Cloud and Telefónica partner to accelerate digital transformation for Spanish businesses

– The agreement signals a firm commitment by both companies to boost the digitalization of companies, support Spain’s public administration and aid the economic recovery of the country post-COVID-19.

– Google Cloud announces plans to launch a cloud region in Spain that will leverage Telefonica’s Madrid region infrastructure with the highest international security and data protection standards.

– Telefonica and Google will jointly develop a portfolio of solutions for 5G using Google Cloud’s Mobile Edge Computing platform.

– The alliance widens the scope of collaboration between the two companies and reinforces Telefónica Tech’s multi-cloud strategy for the B2B market.

– Telefonica will also advance its own digital transformation using Google Cloud. Continue reading

21Jun/20

Europe’s Urgent Need for Improved Business Continuity Creates an Unprecedented Opportunity for the UCaaS Market

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Growth Opportunities in the European Hosted IP Telephony and UCaaS Market, Forecast to 2026, finds that the European hosted Internet Protocol (IP) telephony and Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) market will experience slower-than-anticipated growth in terms of both users and revenue in 2020 and 2021 due to churn in the installed base and reduced new user acquisitions. It will bounce back in 2022 and maintain a steady trajectory until 2026. The market is estimated to double in terms of provider revenue from 2019 to 2026, with installed users reaching 76.3 million by the end of the forecast period. Read more

06Jun/20

Google Cloud and the UK government sign MoU to boost cloud innovation

Agreement will enable public sector bodies to fully embrace the benefits of Google Cloud
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25May/20

Sogou Introduces World’s First 3D AI News Anchor

Sogou Inc. (NYSE: SOGO) (“Sogou” or “the Company”), an innovator in search and a leader in China’s internet industry, today jointly launched the world’s first 3D AI News Anchor with Xinhua News Agency, a national news agency in China. The 3D AI News Anchor features the latest generation of the Sogou AI Vocational Avatar technology, which employs 3D modeling and cutting-edge AI technologies to create true-to-life avatars of human beings. The breakthrough demonstrates comprehensive improvements in movement and flexibility, interaction capability, and applications, which will further drive innovation in the news industry. Read more

25May/20

Flirtey’s New Granted Patent is Instrumental for Drone Delivery

Flirtey, the pioneer of the commercial drone delivery industry, announced today it has been granted a critical patent for the safe and precise drone delivery of packages. This key patent describes a combination of hardware and software that enables the delivery of packages by a drone, potentially lifting the package to pick it up, holding it securely and lowering it once at the point of delivery. Read more

13May/20

NRL researchers create electronic diodes beyond 5G performance

David Storm, a research physicist, and Tyler Growden, an electrical engineer, both with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, developed a new gallium nitride-based electrical component called a resonant tunneling diode (RTD) with performance beyond the anticipated speed of 5G. Read more