TECHNOLOGY

GSMA Finds That Consumers in Developing Countries Are Hard Hit by High Spectrum Prices July 17, 2018

Better spectrum pricing policies are needed in developing countries to improve the economic and social welfare of the billions of people that remain unconnected to mobile broadband services, according to a new report, ‘Spectrum Pricing in Developing Countries’, released by the GSMA today at the Mobile 360 – Africa conference in Kigali. The study reveals that spectrum prices in developing countries are, on average, more than three times higher than in developed countries, when income is taken into account."...

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NEC and dotData Use AI to Accelerate Data Science for the SMBC GroupJuly 17, 2018

NEC Corporation (NEC) (TOKYO:6701) and dotData, Inc., a Silicon Valley venture in the automation of data science, today announced the provision and full operation of “dotData” platform for the Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMBC Group) in order to strengthen the Group’s analytical capabilities. In recent years, the need for big data analytics has been growing rapidly. However, there is also an increasing shortage of data scientists to handle this need. In order to address this issue, dotData automates data science processes through artificial intelligence (AI). dotData platform is now commercially available globally. NEC has obtained an exclusive license from dotData to provide this software across Japan. Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, NEC and the dotData team have actively worked to incorporate AI into banking operations in order to create new service offerings......

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More Than Half of Sub-Saharan Africa to Be Connected to Mobile by 2025, Finds New GSMA Study July 17, 2018

More than half the population of Sub-Saharan Africa will be subscribed to a mobile service by 2025, according to the latest edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series, published at the GSMA ‘Mobile 360 – Africa’ event being held in Kigali this week. The new report forecasts that there will be 634 million unique mobile subscribers1 across Sub-Saharan Africa by 2025, equivalent to 52 per cent of the population, up from 444 million (44 per cent) at the end of last year. The report also calculates"...

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Smartphone app to ease cash dealings for people with visual impairmentJuly 16, 2018

Feeling the need to employ technology in helping people with visual impairment, such as herself, depend on themselves in money dealings, Sara Abu Ali released a smart phone application that reads money.

The Money Reader recognises paper currencies using the phone’s camera and transfers the results to the user via speech.

The application helps visually impaired people"...

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New Study Investigates the Utility of Masimo PVi® as Part of Goal-Directed Fluid Management in Patients Undergoing Colorectal SurgeryJuly 16, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a recently published study in which researchers at Kocaeli University in Turkey compared the performance of conventional fluid management (CFM) to goal-directed fluid management (GDFM) using Masimo PVi® (pleth variability index, measured noninvasively and continuously using SET® pulse oximetry sensors) in patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery. The primary points of comparison were the amount of crystalloids administered and blood lactate and serum creatinine levels during the intraoperative period.1 In the study, Dr. Cesur and colleagues, noting the importance of intraoperative fluid management in terms of postoperative organ perfusion and complications, sought to compare the effects of CFM (guided by clinical assessment and heart rate, arterial blood pressure, and invasively measured central venous pressure)......

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Eutelsat Partners with Intelsat and SES in U.S. C-Band Spectrum ProposalJuly 12, 2018

Leading global satellite operators Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), SES (Euronext Paris: SESG) and Eutelsat (Euronext Paris: ETL) announced today that they are aligned on a market-based proposal for the future use of the lower C-band spectrum in the U.S. Eutelsat has agreed to join the breakthrough proposal initiated by Intelsat, Intel and SES.

The market-based proposal was developed in response to a proceeding initiated by the U.S. Federal Communications"...

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Tigo Introduces New Tigo Access Point (TAP) as UL-Certified Communication Device for TS4 PlatformJuly 12, 2018

Tigo®, pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, today announced the availability of its new Tigo Access Point (TAP). The TAP is Tigo’s new wireless device for communication between the Cloud Connect Advanced (CCA) universal data logger and the TS4 units - integrated (TS4-X), retrofitted/add-on (TS4-R-X), and retrofitted/add-on for 2 modules (TS4-R-X-Duo). Similar to the Tigo’s legacy Gateway product, the TAP is small in size with a wider range and increased module capacity. TAP is now shipping worldwide. Consult your preferred PV supplier, or contact sales@tigoenergy.com for more information. The TAP improves the data management of residential, commercial, and industrial solar systems by wirelessly communicating with smart modules. Each TAP collects data from up to 300 TS4 units (%100kW systems) or up to 600 modules using TS4-R-X-Duo (%160kW systems). It also greatly......

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ExaGrid Voted “Enterprise Backup Storage Vendor of the Year”July 11, 2018

ExaGrid®, a leading provider of hyper-converged secondary storage for backup, today announced that it has been voted Storage Magazine’s “Enterprise Backup Storage Vendor of the Year” at its annual awards ceremony – the Storries XV – in London, UK. Winners are determined"...

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ZeroBounce Releases Innovative A.I. Email Validation EngineJuly 11, 2018

Email validation company ZeroBounce announces the release of ZeroBounce A.I., an innovative artificial intelligence email address scoring system. The software provides customers with enhanced feedback on email list quality and accelerates email marketing efforts.

ZeroBounce A.I. combines a vast selection of data with proven statistical analysis to empirically rate the quality level of an email address. The software identifies positive and negative"...

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SIRIN LABS Unveils the Design for the Dual-Screen FINNEY™, Introducing “Safe Screen” for the First Blockchain SmartphoneJuly 11, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- SIRIN LABS (https://sirinlabs.com/) the company that ended 2017 with the fourth largest crowdsale in history by raising $157.8M, is unveiling the final design of the FINNEY™, the first ever blockchain smartphone. The uniquely designed FINNEY™, due to hit markets this November, contains a “Safe Screen” — a standalone screen that functions on dedicated firmware and will be able to independently verify that FINNEY™ wallet transactions are being sent to the correct addresses, allowing users to verify they’re not being tricked by malware or hackers to send their cryptocurrencies or tokens to a fraudulent third party. The FINNEY™ smartphone will run on SIRIN LABS’ proprietary operating system, SIRIN OS™, which is an ultra- secure and Google-certified “fork” of Android, and will showcase four main features: An embedded cold storage wallet. A comprehensive and multi-layer cybersecurity suite. A Token Conversion Service (TCS). A multi-blockchain DApp store. FINNEY™ users will......

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