August 2, 2017

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Inside Salesforce’s Quest to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Everyone
Wired (8/2)
“The team set out to create 'AI for everyone'—to make machine learning affordable for companies who’ve been priced out of the market for experts. They promised to 'democratize' AI.”

Facebook Is Working on a Video Chat Device
Bloomberg Technology (8/1)
“Featuring a laptop-sized touchscreen, the device represents a new product category. They say the large screen and smart camera technology could help farflung people feel like they’re in the same room.”

Industry Perspectives
New Bill Seeks Basic IoT Security Standards
Krebs on Security (8/1)
“Lawmakers in the U.S. Senate today introduced a bill that would set baseline security standards for the government’s purchase and use of a broad range of Internet-connected devices, including computers, routers and security cameras. The legislation was developed in direct response to a series of massive cyber attacks in 2016 that were fueled for the most part by poorly-secured Internet of Things (IoT) devices.”

IDC: SD-WAN Growth is Exploding for at Least the Next 5 Years
Network World (8/1)
“As businesses adopt what IDC calls 'third-platform' technologies such as cloud, mobile, big data and analytics, they put increased strain on the network. As organizations look to better connect their remote and branch office employees and provide them better quality network services, SD-WAN will continue to grow.”

A Better, Safer Battery Could Be Coming to a Laptop Near You
New York Times (8/1)
“Executives at Ionic Materials, in Woburn, Mass., plan to announce on Thursday a design breakthrough that could make solid-state alkaline batteries a viable alternative to lithium-ion and other high-energy storage technologies.”

Research Insights
For Many Execs, The Spreadsheet Is Still King
eMarketer (8/2)
“Despite the availability of advanced technology, nearly half of financial executives worldwide still rely heavily on traditional tools like spreadsheets and PowerPoint when it comes to gaining data insights. But this does not mean new technology like machine learning and advanced analytics are ignored.”

State of Cybercrime 2017: Security Events Decline, But Not the Impact (7/28)
“The greater emphasis on and investment in addressing threats has given companies more confidence in their security capabilities, even as they adopt new technologies such as mobile, cloud and IoT. Seventy-six percent believe they have the expertise to address those threats.”

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