Category: Technology

Medigate gets funding to secure medical devices

Medigate, another of the seemingly endless stream of Israeli cybersecurity companies, has announced $5.35 million in seed funding. The funding has come from YL Ventures and Blumberg Capital. The company is focused on securing medical devices on healthcare provider networks. The money will enable it to further develop its own technology platform. According to Jonathan…

IBM ups the stakes for Quantum Computing

IBM has announced another set of milestones for its quantum computing project. It has announced two processor upgrades. The first will give customers using the IBM Q early-access commercial system access to a 20 Qubit processor. This is an upgrade from the 17 Qubit solution announced in May. Customers will get access by the end…

Oracle helps pharmacovigilance in China

Oracle has announced that dMed is to implement Oracle Argus Safety. Argus safety provides a pharmacovigilance platform that will enable better safety decision making and optimise compliance for dMed’s customers. Customers such as Hua Medicine and Zai Lab will leverage dMed’s services including the Argus Safety platform. China is looking to emerge as a global…

Booking.com to mentor Women in Tech

Booking.com has announced an exclusive partnership with Web Summit. It is to support their Women in Tech track. As part of this the two organisations are to launch a Women In Tech Mentor Programme. They claim it is the first mentoring programme for Women in Tech. Gillian Tans, CEO of Booking.com said: “Diversity of all…

Cloud Foundry continues to grow

The European Cloud Foundry Summit is taking place in Basel this week. It is a chance for the Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF) to showcase this open source project. What is evident from this conference is the success that has accelerated since the appointment of Abby Kearns as Executive Director and Chip Childers as CTO. Both Kearns…

Making a difference in the NHS with analytics

Mridula Sori, Principal Analyst, development lead at NHS Improvement talks about how Alteryx has helped the NHS deliver an award winning solution in the NHS. Many of the challenges faced by the NHS are similar to those in complex businesses. There are disparate data sets and an array of external factors that can determine how…

Cloud Foundry launches The Foundry marketplace

At Cloud Foundry Summit Europe, the Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF) has launched an online marketplace. It is called The Foundry and provides an online marketplace aimed initially at developers. It will allow them to locate a number of things such as distributions, services, add-in technology and education among other things. In a press conference, Abby…

Equinix completes Itconic acquisition

Equinix has announced the completion of its deal to acquire Itconic. The deal gives Equinix five data centres and allows it to expand Platform Equinix into Iberia. It has taken Equinix less than a month from announcing  plans to acquire Itconic to getting regulatory approval and completing the paperwork. What is important about this deal…

Zenium delivers some Turkish Delight to Equinix

Global data centre and interconnection player Equinix has acquired an Istanbul Data Center from Zenium. This is an all cash deal that will cost Equinix US$93 million. With just $2.5 million in turnover, this is not about buying customers. Instead, the deal is about securing access to a site that sits astride Europe and Asia.…

Oracle ignites machine learning

One of the key messages from Oracle Openworld this week is that Oracle has spent millions of its R&D budget developing its capability within Artificial Intelligence. This is not the AI of science fiction or even cognitive computing. Perhaps that was wise after the Robert Schank blog critiscised IBM for its use of the wording and…