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Amazon launches Sumerian, a VR, AR, 3D animation platform
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Amazon launches Sumerian, a VR, AR, 3D animation platform

Amazon has announced Amazon Sumerian, a new service that makes it easy for any developer to build Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and 3D applications, and run them on mobile devices, head-mounted displays, digital signage, or web browsers. With Amazon Sumerian’s editor, developers can build realistic virtual environments, populate […]

Russia approves Yandex ridesharing business with Uber
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Russia approves Yandex ridesharing business with Uber

The Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation has approved the agreement between Yandex and Uber to combine their ride-sharing businesses in Russia. The Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade of the Republic of Belarus has also approved the transaction in Belarus. The decision of the antimonopoly service of Kazakhstan […]

Why Uber was hiding a devious hack
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Why Uber was hiding a devious hack

Uber are said to have paid hackers to a tune of USD100,000 to conceal a breach in the company’s system in 2016. Uber confirmed that information of over 57 million customers and drivers in October 2016 were stolen without the company alerting the key players. The hackers were reported to […]

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UK’s Modex appoints Google’s Onur Bildik as an advisor

Modex said it has appointed Onur Bildik, a Google seasoned business professional, advises large brands on digital transformation and marketing strategies. Modex said Bildik’s success has been in mentoring start-ups and newcomers at both Google Campus and in the new ecosystem of tech innovation. When Bildik met Modex CEO, Mihai […]

GE Additive acquires Belgium-based software company GeonX
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GE Additive acquires Belgium-based software company GeonX

GE Additive has acquired GeonX, a privately-owned developer of simulation software. The terms of the deal are not being disclosed. Headquartered in Belgium, GeonX provides software for engineers when developing new products, to simulate additive manufacturing, welding, machining and heat treatment processes in various industries such as aerospace, automotive and […]

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Software AG launches, Apama Eagle Eye, an AI-powered market surveillance

Frankfurt-based Software AG  has just shipped Apama Eagle Eye, an artificial intel;ligence, (AI), powered market surveillance system, which provides a holistic view for multi-asset class global surveillance. With today’s real-time markets and ever-changing regulations, such as the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), financial organizations need to rapidly […]

Liquid Telecom set to partner with Microsoft Azure
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Liquid Telecom set to partner with Microsoft Azure

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, will become a Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute partner with pan-African network reach when the Microsoft Azure cloud platform is generally available in 2018. Through its CloudConnect service, Liquid Telecom will be offering direct private connections to Microsoft’s South African ExpressRoute locations […]