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    1. Vodafone Qatar : Connectivity reimagined

      Ian Gray , CEO, Vodafone Qatar , tells CommsMEA how the telco plans to expand its core mobile strength through a fully operational IoT platform to tap new revenue opportunities in the digital era. Vodafone Qatar has faced an uphill struggle in Qatar since its launch in 2009 as the sole competitor to incumbent operator Ooredoo . But as the operator moves closer towards turning its first profit after tax, it is also clearly gaining in confidence.

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      Mentions: Qatar Vodafone SIM
    2. Twitter Influenza Surveillance: Quantifying Seasonal Misdiagnosis Patterns and their Impact on Surveillance Estimates.

      Twitter Influenza Surveillance: Quantifying Seasonal Misdiagnosis Patterns and their Impact on Surveillance Estimates.

      Twitter Influenza Surveillance: Quantifying Seasonal Misdiagnosis Patterns and their Impact on Surveillance Estimates.

      Online J Public Health Inform. 2016;8(3):e198

      Authors: Mowery J

      Abstract BACKGROUND: Influenza (flu) surveillance using Twitter data can potentially save lives and increase efficiency by providing governments and healthcare organizations with greater situational awareness.

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    3. Assessing Quality of Care and Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes via Google Reviews.

      Assessing Quality of Care and Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes via Google Reviews.

      Assessing Quality of Care and Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes via Google Reviews.

      Online J Public Health Inform. 2016;8(3):e201

      Authors: Mowery J, Andrei A, Le E, Jian J, Ward M

      Abstract BACKGROUND: It is challenging to assess the quality of care and detect elder abuse in nursing homes, since patients may be incapable of reporting quality issues or abuse themselves, and resources for sending inspectors are limited.

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    4. Hoteliers comb the ranks of tech workers to gain an edge

      Hoteliers comb the ranks of tech workers to gain an edge

      Hoteliers comb the ranks of tech workers to gain an edge By Julie Weed Published 6:14 pm, Friday, February 17, 2017 The front desk manager or housekeeper may epitomize the hotel employee, but the hospitality industry is increasingly dependent on tech workers, vacuuming data scientists, Web designers and other experts into its ranks. More than ever, guests look to their phones and computers to research, book, stay in and communicate with hotels.

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    5. DevOps Loses Its Religion | @CloudExpo #AI #ML #IoT #FinTech #Blockchain

      DevOps Loses Its Religion | @CloudExpo #AI #ML #IoT #FinTech #Blockchain

      Intellyx's 2017 Digital Transformation Predictions Guest post by Intellyx Principal Analyst Charles Araujo Once again, we find ourselves at the dawn of a new year. And many would say, not a moment too soon. With a series of tumultuous elections around the world and an unusual number of celebrity passings, it's been a rough year. But there is at least one bright spot from 2016: Intellyx's digital transformation prognostications were close to spot on !

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    6. Ai M&A Gathers Momentum 02/16/2017

      Ai M&A Gathers Momentum 02/16/2017

      by Mike Azzara , Op-Ed Contributor, Yesterday Everyone who cares about artificial intelligence and machine learning in marketing is no doubt aware of the big players’ recent acquisitions. Seeing how Google and Facebook create magic via AI technologies, all the usual suspects are using M&A to catch up. Ultimately, marketers will find many companies competing to provide the magic.

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    7. The newest Barbie is a smart doll you can't touch

      The newest Barbie is a smart doll you can't touch

      View photos Over her nearly 60-year life, Barbie has taken on many forms, but she’s never been a hologram. Now, though, she is having a truly out-of-body experience, showing up in her first holographic figure, Hello Barbie Hologram. Barbie parent company Mattel unveiled the semi-translucent and chatty AI figure, which lives inside a pink plastic box, on Friday at the New York Toy Fair.

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    8. Hotel companies bolstering tech staffs to improve hospitality

      Hotel companies bolstering tech staffs to improve hospitality

      The front-desk manager or housekeeper may epitomize the hotel employee, but the hospitality industry is increasingly dependent on tech workers and is vacuuming data scientists, web designers and other experts into its ranks. More than ever, guests look to their phones and computers to research, book, stay in and communicate with hotels. That translates to critical technology needs in information security, mobile development and systems integration.

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    9. Intelligent Virtual Assistant Market - Segment Generated the Maximum Revenue with a Share of Around 70%

      Intelligent Virtual Assistant Market - Segment Generated the Maximum Revenue with a Share of Around 70%

      Press release from: TMR - Research Reports This report aims to provide a comprehensive strategic analysis of the global intelligent virtual assistant market along with revenue and growth forecasts for the period from 2014 to 2024. With advancements in virtual assistant technology and rising demand for both websites and mobile applications, the intelligent virtual assistant market is expected to experience high growth in the coming decade.

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      Mentions: Japan India Canada
    10. ISG Seminar Series Speaker: Alon Halevy (Recruit Institute of Technology), Title of Talk: From Data Integration to Happiness

      Donard Bren Hall 3011 Host: Mike Carey Contact Carolyn M Simpson [Email this contact] Speaker: Alon Halevy (Recruit Institute of Technology), Title: From Data Integration to Happiness Abstract: The Recruit Institute of Technology is a research lab located in Mountain View, CA and in Tokyo. Our goal is to improve the online services of our parent company, Recruit Holdings, while performing world-class research.

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    11. Big data projects need business input and careful management

      Big data projects need business input and careful management

      For around £80 per month, businesses can now gain access to some of the most powerful software ever developed. It is about the same price as a high-end home broadband package. Watch out – artificial intelligence (AI) is going to steal your job! Access the latest thinking in AI and machine learning, and look at how these technologies could help your IT department This is what Ocado pays for its artificial intelligence natural language processing application programming interface (API) from Google to help manage and prioritise the 2,000 emails it receives from customers every day. The significance is not only ...

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    12. This Incredible Tool Lets You See How Facebook Tracks You Online

      This Incredible Tool Lets You See How Facebook Tracks You Online

      Screengrab via Data X/Vimeo You may be surprised what you find. A browser extension shows you how Facebook infers what content you want to see based on your social media habits and behaviors. Data Selfie is a free Chrome extension that shows you how Facebook uses machine learning algorithms to offer you a personalized experience catered to your wants and needs.

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    13. Text Mining with R

      Text Mining with R

      Final Release Date: February 2017 Pages: 150 With Early Release ebooks, you get books in their earliest form—the author's raw and unedited content as he or she writes—so you can take advantage of these technologies long before the official release of these titles. You’ll also receive updates when significant changes are made, new chapters are available, and the final ebook bundle is released.

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    2. As long-time users of IBM storage infrastructure and mainframes, our upgrade to the IBM DS8000 with IBM business partner Comparex was an easy choice. Since then, its high performance and reliability have led us to continually deploy newer DS8000 models as new features and functions have provided us new opportunities.
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