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Google and Facebook Lay Thousands of Miles of Undersea Cables to Ferry Internet Around the World

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Google and Facebook have both laid thousands of miles of cables along the seafloor, stretching between continents, to carry internet around the world. Often, the two tech giants invest in cable projects along with a consortium of other companies, although Google has five privately owned cable projects underway. Facebook is invested in two cables that […]

Source: Business Insider


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Google Launches a New Medical App—Outside the US

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BILLIONS OF TIMES each year, people turn to Google’s web search box for help figuring out what’s wrong with their skin. Now, Google is preparing to launch an app that uses image recognition algorithms to provide more expert and personalized help. A brief demo at the company’s developer conference last month showed the service suggesting several possible skin conditions based on uploaded photos. Machines […]

Source: Wired


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Emerging open cloud security framework has backing of Microsoft, Google and IBM

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Each of the big cloud platforms has its own methodology for passing on security information to logging and security platforms, leaving it to the vendors to find proprietary ways to translate that into a format that works for their tool. The Cloud Security Notification Framework (CSNF), a new working group that includes Microsoft, Google and IBM is trying to create a new open and standard way of delivering this information.

Source: TechCrunch

Published: May 5, 2021


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Norwegian Corporate Training Startup Attensi Raises $26M from NYC’s Lugard Road, DX Ventures

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Corporate training startup Attensi — which originally emerged out of Oslo, Norway — has raised $26 million from New York-based Lugard Road Capital, DX Ventures (a VC fund backed by Delivery Hero) and existing shareholder Viking Venture. The new funding will be used to expand in North America and Europe. Attensi uses a gamified approach to corporate training, […]

Source: TechCrunch


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Halliburton to Provide Petroleum Data Management Platform for Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

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Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) today announced it signed an eight-year contract with the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to deploy and operate Diskos, the Norwegian national repository of seismic, well, and production data for the oil and gas industry. Halliburton Landmark will deliver Diskos 2.0 using DecisionSpace® 365 cloud services in iEnergy® – the industry’s first […]

Source: Business Wire


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