The winners of the first-ever SAS global Hackathon delivered solutions to vexing problems by using big data AI. Teams from across the globe used cloud-native SAS® Viya® advanced analytics, Microsoft Azure, and other tools to improve people’s lives, enhance businesses and promote a healthy planet. Continue reading
A group of influential technology and media companies has partnered to form the Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA), a Joint Development Foundation project established to address the prevalence of disinformation, misinformation and online content fraud through developing technical standards for certifying the source and history or provenance of media content. Founding members Adobe, Arm, BBC, Intel, Microsoft and Truepic seek to establish a standardized provenance solution with the goal of combating misleading content. Read more
Tencent Holdings has racked up some impressive gains this week – becoming the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $500 billion and surpassing Facebook to be the world’s fifth-most valuable company. Grace Lee reports Continue reading
TOKYO, JAPAN (OCTOBER 31, 2017) (TV TOKYO) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday (October 31) laughed off the notion that researchers can use artificial intelligence to analyse his facial expressions and predict changes in monetary policy.
Nearly two dozen major technology companies are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
Artificial intelligence researchers in Japan say they’ve found a way to predict major policy shifts from the country’s central bank by analyzing split-second changes in the facial expression of its governor, Haruhiko Kuroda. Julian Satterthwaite reports. Continue reading
Supermetrics announces a new product and is Google’s top partner for bringing marketing data into Google Data Studio, Google’s new business intelligence tool that challenges incumbent players in the BI market Continue reading
Business leaders express their disappointment with president Donald Trump decision to scrapp DACA, a program that protects from deportation almost 800,000 young immigrants who were brought into the United States illegally as children. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
Microsoft pinned blame on the U.S. government for not disclosing software vulnerabilities after officials across the globe scrambled to catch the culprits behind a massive ransomware worm. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
A 22-year-old computer researcher is being hailed a hero for stopping the global spread of a ransomware attack that began last Friday.