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8/16/2018

Alibaba Group has unveiled its Asean Partner Alliance Program for Alibaba Cloud, with plans to enroll 150 technology partners and train 600 professionals by next year. The company has focused on growing its Asia-Pacific and Southeast Asia presence, offering localized cloud products for consumers in those areas.

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Alibaba Group, Alibaba Cloud, ASEAN
8/16/2018

Value-based care encourages medical professionals to prioritize outcomes and efficiency with preventative health care, but the strategy can be difficult to incentivize for health professionals. Analytics could help solve this problem by collecting patient data, indicating where there are gaps in the patient's care and creating priority and outreach lists, says Jennifer Carney of Beth Israel Deacons Care Organization.

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InformationWeek
8/16/2018

DeepMind and the UK's National Health Service have released a paper confirming DeepMind's software can diagnose 50 conditions that affect patients' vision as well as or better than medical professionals. Artificial intelligence could be helpful in identifying medical issues in patients, but experts warn the technology could make faulty diagnoses based on nonmedical information.

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AI, DeepMind, National Health Service
8/16/2018

Oracle's GraphPipe tool simplifying deployment of machine learning for mobile apps and internet of things devices is now open source. The tool allows developers to avoid building custom application programming interfaces for their artificial intelligence models as they work through the cloud.

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8/16/2018

United Capital decided last year it was time to build a fintech app to provide an exceptional experience for its mobile users. Mike Capelle, head of United Capital's technology platform, reflects on the factors taken into account including mobile screen size and the features competitors offer in their apps.

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8/15/2018

House Democrats in a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai criticized the delay in disclosing that the FCC's commenting system was affected by an overload and not a cyberattack. The lawmakers expressed concern over the FCC's "misrepresentations," and Pai is expected to face questions about the issue this week at a Senate Commerce Committee oversight hearing.

8/15/2018

While fall is generally when new smartphones hit the market, some consumers reported that they aren't anticipating any new releases, per a PCMag survey. However, about 42% of consumers reported being excited to see Apple's latest offerings, while 24% were focused on the Galaxy Note9 from Samsung.

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Samsung, Apple
8/15/2018

During a livestreaming event, Intel announced a next-generation Xeon Scalable processor chip, as well as an upcoming release of its Optane DC persistent memory. The company plans to release its first commercial artificial intelligence processing chip from Nervana, the NNP L-1000, in 2019.

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Intel
8/15/2018

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced via Twitter that the company will release an open source critical security code to allow other auto manufacturers access to Tesla vehicle security software. The move could enable Tesla to advance innovation in self-driving vehicles while getting help in supporting it.

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TechRepublic
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Tesla, Elon Musk, Twitter
8/15/2018

In a road trip that follows REI outdoor events across the US, Subaru is hoping to inspire and showcase its products to an ideal target market. Giveaways, promotions and a sweepstakes to win the new Subaru Ascent are central, but other activities such as aura photography and keychain making are also designed to draw people in.

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Subaru, REI