Dutch police used deep learning model to predict threats to life

Dutch police developed a deep learning model in their EncroChat investigation to predict which messages contain serious threats to life By Sebastian Klovig Skelton , Senior reporter Bill Goodwin, Computer Weekly Published: 14 May 2021 10:00 The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) developed software to help Dutch police filter life-threatening messages sent by suspected criminals using…

Cabinet Office launches climate challenges for startups

The Cabinet Office has partnered with government technology accelerator Public to run a programme for startups developing innovative digital and data technologies that can help with some of the most pressing climate issues By Sebastian Klovig Skelton , Senior reporter Published: 14 May 2021 9:45 The Cabinet Office is inviting technology startups to develop digital…

Financial and technical obstacles hit Danish datacentre heat recycling plan

A datacentre project in Denmark is grappling with the challenges of reusing waste heat in local central heating systems By Mark Ballard Published: 13 May 2021 15:00 Demands for datacentres to pipe waste heat into central heating systems in people’s homes rather than the warming atmosphere have hit financial and technological obstacles in Denmark.  Aspiring green datacentre…

CW Benelux: Netherlands university launches centre of expertise in applied AI

Thank you for joining!Access your Pro+ Content below. May-July 2021CW Benelux: Netherlands university launches centre of expertise in applied AI Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences has launched a centre of expertise in applied artificial intelligence, and students from all faculties of the university will learn how to apply AI in their field of study. Also in…

VMware names Raghu Raghuram as CEO to guide company through Dell...

Several months on from the departure of ex-VMware chief Pat Gelsinger, the virtualisation giant names Raghu Raghuram as his permanent successor By Caroline Donnelly, Senior Editor, UK Published: 13 May 2021 10:07 VMware has promoted product and cloud services COO Raghu Raghuram (pictured above) to the role of CEO, as the virtualisation giant readies itself…

4 of the worst ways to use AI

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. As the pandemic further accelerates our digital transformation, companies are relying even more on automation and particularly on artificial intelligence. Two-thirds of CEOs surveyed last year by a major consulting firm said they will use AI even more than before for…

Esports drives user engagement — and revenue — for free-to-play games

Did you miss GamesBeat Summit 2021? Watch on-demand here!  Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the video game industry experienced a critical inflection point, although it went largely overlooked. Most of the media coverage focused on the massive increase in gameplay while children and adults alike were stuck at home. However, industry watchers ignored a major data…

Marlin bets big on Abbyy’s digital intelligence initiatives

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Abbyy, a provider of document conversion and data capture software and a player in the intelligent process automation (IPA) market, just announced a significant investment by investment firm Marlin Equity Partners. This places Marlin as the largest shareholder, and could also…

3 reasons CEOs should take their workforce to the cloud 

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. In biochemistry, an enzyme is a catalyst that speeds up a chemical reaction. Without it, the reaction would continue but at a dramatically slower pace. Pre-COVID-19, many companies slowly began shifting at least part of their workforce to remote positions. That…

Understanding the differences between biological and computer vision

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Since the early years of artificial intelligence, scientists have dreamed of creating computers that can “see” the world. As vision plays a key role in many things we do every day, cracking the code of computer vision seemed to be one of the…

5 things HBO Max should change if it wants to beat...

HBO Max could use just a few more features to make it worth the $15 a month price tag. Angela Lang/CNET If you're still not ready to see a movie in a traditional theater -- postvaccination and with limited capacity, of course -- HBO Max is a streaming service that lets you watch many of…

iPhone 13 is coming, but I want the purple iPhone 12....

The iPhone 12 got a fresh new purple hue this spring, just a few months before the rumored iPhone 13 release date. Apple Apple released a new color for the iPhone 12 and 12 Mini this spring, and it's purple. It's on sale now, but I got my hands on one of the new phones ahead…