Times Square, already locked down and freakishly quiet, went dark last Wednesday to protest against the insurance industry. What for? Not paying out, of course. Specifically, businesses claimed they were sold business interruption insurance that wound up not paying out for a pandemic. The insurance industry responded that “pandemics are pretty much uninsurable, because you have everyone incurring loss at the same time.”
Epic Games postponed the launch of Season 3 of its wildly popular Fortnite battle royale game, which has more than 350 million registered players, due to the protests related to the killing of a black man by a white police officer.
ATLANTA & FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 3, 2020–Clinigence Holdings, Inc. (“Clinigence” or the “Company”) (OTC: CLNH), a pioneer in clinical data integration, clinical quality reporting and population health analytics, and Accountable Healthcare America, Inc. (“AHA”), a leading medical management platform company and provider network, today are providing an update to their shareholders.
Reports yesterday claimed that Tencent acquired a significant stake in Day Z developer Bohemia Interactive. But the studio clarified this morning that those stories are not accurate. Bohemia chief executive Marek Španěl explained that the company is open to the possibility of partnerships in the future, though.
Google says it’s made progress toward improving translation quality for languages that don’t have a copious amount of written text. In a forthcoming blog post, the company details new innovations that have enhanced the user experience in the 108 languages (particularly in data-poor languages Yoruba and Malayalam) supported by Google Translate, its service that translates an average of 150 billion words daily.
I have a complicated relationship with the annual trade show CES, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show. Having attended my first CES nearly 30 years ago, I’m a long-term believer in the value of the event as a media spectacle and networking opportunity; my CES experiences led directly to the career I have today. And I’m not just an average attendee — a decade ago, I worked directly with CES’ organizers to create one of the show’s major pavilions, developing a deep respect for the people and incredible infrastructure behind the sprawling physical event.
PlayStation Network is down for a significant number of PlayStation 4 players around the world. Fans are complaining across social media about the outage. But so far, Sony’s status site is not confirming the PSN-down status.
Most organizations adopting enterprise AI start out with a finite list of select use cases, balancing between difficulty in execution vs. potential impact. But as more and more use cases are added, the economics of leveraging data science and machine learning becomes a challenge — and revenue gains stagnate.
Einride, a Swedish startup building driverless electric trucks, has launched a new “intelligent” freight mobility platform for shippers and drivers. The platform, which has been in beta for the past few months, is designed to enable smart routing and planning and provide insights into emissions to improve sustainability.
Business process automation startup Anvil today announced it has raised $5 million. The company, which provides a paperwork processing platform that helps businesses build online experiences, intends to use the funding to accelerate its product development and go-to-market efforts.