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In a time of coronavirus, China’s investment in AI is paying off in a big way (Andy Chun, scmp.com)

In China, AI is being used to fight the virus on all fronts. With its ability to learn quickly, AI saves humans time in sequencing the genome of Sars-CoV-2, designing lab tests, analysing CAT scans and making new vaccines Artificial intelligence is typically presented in Hollywood movies as a human-hating robot in a doomsday scenario. […]

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Data Firms Offer Free Access for COVID-19 Research (George Leopold, datanami.com)

Where oh where in all that Big Data are the patterns and insights that might lead to a vaccine against the scourge of COVID-19? A growing list of data analytics vendors are assisting medical detectives in their search with what amounts to the open source release of proprietary data analytics software. Qumulo, the hybrid cloud […]

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Gurgaon-Based Staqu Introduces Camera For COVID-19 Under Analytics Platform JARVIS (analyticsindiamag.com)

Driven by a vision to solve real-world problems by integrating advanced technologies like A.I., the Gurgaon-based start-up Staqu launched a new Thermal Camera under its video analytics platform, JARVIS. The latest technology will alert the system of anyone with a body temperature of above 37° C and examines heat signatures directly through the cameras, enabling […]

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COVID-19: The Rise of the Telecommuter & the Impacts on Businesses (Prakash Sinha, securityboulevard.com)

Yesterday, I cancelled my in-person meetings for the next four weeks. We live about fifty miles from Travis Air Force Base, where many of the cruise ship passengers are in quarantine. We are beginning to see coronavirus (COVID-19) cases near our city and a rapid rise of cases in the places I was going to visit […]

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Covid-19: Three technology areas that CIOs must address (Cliff Saran, computerweekly.com)

CIOs will need to consider the IT measures that will be needed to support their organisations as the government ramps up its response to the coronavirus The Gartner report Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak: short- and long- term actions for CIOs recommends that IT departments ensure remote working is fully supported. In the report, Gartner said that in organisations […]

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From cancellations to delays, how COVID-19 is shaking up the tech industry (Mike Peterson, appleinsider.com)

As you may expect, we’ve talked a lot about how Apple has been impacted by the COVID-19 virus. But, the impact is wide-ranging, and impacts the tech industry across the board, depending on how they are most exposed. From high-profile event cancellations to production delays of upcoming products, here are the ways that the global […]

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Artificial Intelligence Identifies High-Risk COVID-19 Patients (Jessica Kent, healthitanalytics.com)

Medical Home Network is using artificial intelligence to identify Medicaid patients who are most at risk from COVID-19. Medical Home Network, an organization serving patients in the Chicago area, is using artificial intelligence to identify individuals who have a heightened vulnerability to severe complications from COVID-19. For Medicaid beneficiaries who face challenges such as homelessness or lack […]

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With A Few Glitches, Cloud Computing Should Cope With COVID-19 (Adrian Bridgwater, Forbes.com)

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) contagion has resulted in a global pandemic with cities in lockdown and national governments being placed in crisis mode. As workers in many industries are now faced with the challenge of working from home, how will our IT frameworks be able to adapt to a ‘new shape of data flows’ being created? Reports […]

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Covid-19 could cause permanent shift towards home working (theguardian.com)

Covid-19 could permanently shift working patterns as companies forced to embrace remote working by the pandemic find that their employees do not want to return to the office once the closures are lifted. The sudden increase in working from home is presenting problems as well as opportunities: on the one hand, startups such as Slack […]

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Predictive to launch AI drug discovery platform for Covid-19 (pharmaceutical-technology.com)

Predictive Oncology has announced plans to launch an artificial intelligence (AI) technology platform for vaccine and drug development under an operating agreement with Soluble Therapeutics. The company is focussed on coronaviruses and acute respiratory syndromes, including Covid-19, MERS and SARS. Predictive Oncology also signed a letter of intent with InventaBioTech to buy Soluble Therapeutics, its […]