Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 710 platform in mobile AI, neural networking push

Qualcomm Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 710 mobile platform, designed to push high-tier smartphones into the world of artificial intelligence (AI). The US chipmaker said on Thursday that the Snapdragon 710 “is designed with highly efficient architectures for artificial intelligence, featuring a multi-core AI Engine and neural network processing capabilities.” The platform is the first in Qualcomm’s new 700-tier portfolio…. Read more →

NetApp beats Q4 expectations

NetApp published its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2018 results on Wednesday. The company beat market expectations and posted a Q1 outlook in line with estimates, but shares were down in after-hours trading. For Q4, NetApp reported non-GAAP net income of $288 million, or $1.05 per share, on revenue of $1.64 billion, a year-over-year increase of 11 percent. Wall… Read more →

C3 IoT, Intel partner to offer software and hardware optimized for AI

C3 IoT and Intel announced on Wednesday they’re partnering to offer customers software and hardware optimized for AI. The new AI Appliance is a full-stack turnkey system for developing and training deep learning and other machine learning models. It comes with the C3 IoT Platform pre-installed, as well as Microsoft Azure Stack. While the C3 IoT Platform can run on… Read more →

Zuul: Proven open-source continuous integration/continuous delivery

Video: Agile and DevOps: 7 tips for creating the right culture Jenkins and continuous delivery: Handing developers more power Open-source Java-based tool Jenkins and the continuous-delivery technique it embodies seem to be on the rise. That can only strengthen the hand of the developer in business, according to CloudBees CEO Sacha Labourey. Read More If you think Zuul is the… Read more →

Chinese unicorn Mobike readies Brazil launch

Chinese startup unicorn Mobike will start a pilot of its dockless cycle hire operation in the Brazilian city of São Paulo next month with plans to replicate the success it enjoys in its home market. The company has been accredited by the São Paulo Mayor’s Office in April. The idea is to start the operations in the country with 2,000… Read more →

Google Cloud Platform breaks into leader category in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

Google Cloud Platform has made Gartner’s cut to be seen as a leader in infrastructure as a service in the research firm’s Magic Quadrant. In the 2018 Magic Quadrant for infrastructure as a service, Gartner narrowed the field dramatically to six vendors: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Google, Alibaba Cloud, Oracle and IBM. Top cloud providers 2018: How AWS, Microsoft, Google,… Read more →

Human in the loop: Machine learning and AI for the people

Paco Nathan is a unicorn. It’s a cliche, but gets the point across for someone who is equally versed in discussing AI with White House officials and Microsoft product managers, working on big data pipelines and organizing and part-taking in conferences such as Strata in his role as Director, Learning Group with O’Reilly Media. Nathan has a mix of diverse… Read more →

How Stitch Fix uses machine learning to master the science of styling

Are the challenges of modern day retail solvable with data science? Personal styling service Stitch Fix thinks so. The San Francisco, Calif.-based company has forged a new kind of retail business model that uses data and AI to serve curated, personalized fashion boxes to its customers. Read also: How to Implement AI and Machine Learning To do so, Stitch Fix… Read more →

Okta offers free multi-factor authentication with new product, One App

Okta on Wednesday is introducing a new product called One App for smaller organizations — or organizations that need security for early-stage projects — that need a more affordable entry point into Okta. One App takes Okta’s enterprise-level IT products and exposes the underlying service layer, Alex Salazar, VP of Okta’s developer platform, explained to ZDNet. An organization can assemble… Read more →

Microsoft Vietnam: 2018 Events

Check the list below for the latest Microsoft events in your region. As we swiftly approach the second half of 2018, here’s the latest events and technology conferences from Microsoft in Vietnam. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back in occasionally as dates, details and more event announcements will be mentioned. VIETNAM May 24 May: Azure Summit –… Read more →