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From BetaNews: Many businesses remain unprepared for GDPR

A shockingly large proportion of businesses have no idea how to behave when GDPR comes into play, a new report by the DMA has claimed. More than half of marketers surveyed (56 percent) believe they’re on the right track, with four percent actually …

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From BetaNews: Increased IT spending will boost digital transformation efforts in Europe

European businesses are set for an increase in IT spending which should greatly accelerate digital transformation efforts within the next 12 months. That’s according to new research from CenturyLink, which found that over half of companies are set to…

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From VentureBeat: Uber rivals smell blood and raise $1.7 billion in fresh funds

ANALYSIS: Lyft, Uber’s main rival in its domestic U.S. market, announced a gargantuan $1 billion funding round yesterday, led by Alphabet’s CapitalG. This takes Lyft’s total funding to more than $3.5 billion. Today, Uber’s dominant Southeast Asian counterpart, Grab, announced a fresh $700 million cash injection (in debt financing), taking the Singaporean company’s total funding past the $4 […]

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From VentureBeat: Google opens AVA dataset to help machines identify human actions in videos

Computer vision is emerging as a major boon for tech companies looking to bring machines up to speed and perform tasks hitherto only achievable by humans. In the past few months alone, eBay has revealed big plans to roll out a new search feature that lets you use existing photos to find similar items, while […]

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From VentureBeat: Google opens AVA dataset to help machines identify human actions in videos

Computer vision is emerging as a major boon for tech companies looking to bring machines up to speed and perform tasks hitherto only achievable by humans. In the past few months alone, eBay has revealed big plans to roll out a new search feature that lets you use existing photos to find similar items, while […]

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From BetaNews: Successful DevOps implementation needs a clear plan

Businesses are reporting strong success in transitioning to DevOps, provided there is careful upfront planning and an honest assessment of resources, according to a new study. The survey, by development and testing services firm KMS Technology, finds t…

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From VentureBeat: SoftBank’s massive investments are stalling tech IPOs

(Reuters) — Big cash infusions for startups from an ever-expanding group of financiers, led by SoftBank and Middle East sovereign wealth funds, have extinguished hopes that the technology IPO market would bounce back this year. These deep-pocketed financiers, which have traditionally invested in the public markets but are seeking better returns from private tech companies, […]

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From BetaNews: Businesses struggling with digital transformation

Many businesses across the world are struggling to deal with digital transformation in spite of the benefits it can bring, new research has claimed. A worldwide survey by BlackBerry has found that only 37 percent of companies actually have formal dig…

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