A roundup of the week’s most newsworthy technology industry press releases from PR Newswire, including AI-powered learning tools and a new AI-guided travel show.
NEW YORK, May 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire. To help journalists covering the business technology industry stay on top of the week’s most newsworthy and popular releases, here’s a roundup of the week’s can’t-miss stories.
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Google Cloud launches AI-powered solutions to safely accelerate drug discovery and precision medicine
Now available worldwide, the Target and Lead Identification Suite helps researchers better identify the function of amino acids and predict the structure of proteins; and the Multiomics Suite accelerates the discovery and interpretation of genomic data, helping companies design precision treatments.
The FutureList launches to connect Africa’s Tech Startups with global investors
Over the last year, African Leadership International (ALI) has used the platform to map detailed insights and trends from 3,000 African tech start-ups, 1,000 investors, 300 accelerators and incubators, and 150 innovative multinational companies. With the help of a team of professional analysts and researchers, ALI has compiled a database of more than 4,000 active players in the innovation ecosystem across the continent.
SAP and Microsoft are collaborating on joint generative AI offerings to help customers address the Talent Gap
Across the globe, businesses today face a growing challenge as they manage the gap between the skills they have in their workforce and the skills they need for the future. Closing that gap means optimizing how they recruit and hire new talent in today’s competitive market, as well as how they deliver learning and development programs to help employees grow.
Cedars-Sinai to send stem cells to space station to help advance stem cell-based therapies
On Earth, the production of large quantities of stem cells has been challenging because 2D culture conditions do not fully recapitulate the native environment of the human body. However, the microgravity conditions on the ISS enable three-dimensional cell growth that is more similar to how cells grow in the human body. This makes microgravity an ideal platform to produce stem cells to improve treatments and patient care on Earth.
edX debuts two AI-powered learning assistants built on ChatGPT
The edX ChatGPT plugin enables users to seamlessly discover educational programs in edX’s library of 4,200 courses, as well as access in-depth learning resources on select advanced topics. edX Xpert, an AI-powered learning assistant, provides learners with real-time, personalized academic and customer support as they engage in online courses from leading universities and institutions worldwide.
The World’s Leading Internet Exchange Operator DE-CIX to Support Connected Nation & Newby Ventures in Closing the Digital Divide in the US
“People and businesses – and in particular the research and education sector – in US cities outside the major hubs have and deserve better Internet performance – faster, lower latency, more resilient and more secure access to content, clouds and applications,” explains Ivo IvanovCEO of DE-CIX.
DataChat releases generative AI tools to help users find insights
DataChat and Ask address three key issues in using AI in data analytics: Ensuring data privacy and security; transparency of the steps carried out; and providing “human-in-the-loop” validation and feedback to improve future outcomes.
GuideGeek, Michael Motamedi teams up for first travel show where AI calls all the photos
No fixed address is an original web series in which Michael, his wife and 18-month-old daughter will travel the world for over six months with GuideGeek’s AI travel assistant to make every decision along the way. From which countries to visit, to where to stay and eat, Michael plans to leave it all to the AI.
Parks Associates: 72% of Owners of Smart Home Products are concerned about security of personal data
“Consumers’ homes are becoming more complex and, in turn, more vulnerable to breaches of privacy and security,” said Christian Hanich, Research Director, Parks Associates. “Many consumers don’t know how to properly manage and secure these devices, putting them at risk for identity theft, fraud and invasive data collection.”
Cognizant Launches Cognizant Neuro®️ AI Platform to Help Enterprises Deploy Responsible Generative AI at Enterprise Scale
Prasad SankaranEVP of Cognizant’s Software and Platform Engineering, said: “This is an exciting time as Cognizant’s Neuro AI platform moves beyond proof of concept, aiming to accelerate the adoption of enterprise-scale AI applications, ROI- to increase potential, minimize risks and get better. business solutions, faster.”
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In addition to these popular releases, several must-read earnings reports crossed the wire this week, including the quarterly results for Wix, Sonata Software, and Spark Networks.
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