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Amazon to spend €2.5B on data centres in Spain

The €2.5B expenditure will cover capital expenses, operating expenses, equipment imports and employee salaries through 2031. The expansion strategy in Spain is focused on the northern Aragon region and includes a plan to hire 1,300 employees across the new facilities.


Alibaba pledges $1B for APAC data centre expansion

The Philippines data centre is expected to be operational by the end of the year and aims to support the startup ecosystem in Southeast Asia, by connecting entrepreneurs with support, funding and new opportunities, as well as expanding the availability of Alibaba Cloud services.


Cybersecurity firm FireEye sold to private equity for $1.2 billion

FireEye announced the sale of their product business and brand to a consortium led by Palo Alto-based private equity firm Symphony Technology Group, which is set to close by the end of the fourth quarter of 2021, subject to a number of regulatory approvals


Turning science fiction into science fact

Technology innovation continues to restructure industries and redefine what’s possible – but how is it reshaping the experiences we want from our interaction with organisations? The future medical industry will see machines diagnose us, while humans hold our hands. A reality, definitely and less scary than you might first think. Think of a super-smart computer – or Artificial Intelligence –  that could instantly mine every piece of relevant medical research available on the planet relating to your symptoms to make a diagnosis and recommend treatment. Not just based on the intellect of your consultant, but that of every consultant and research scientist in the world! That would feel reassuring, right? But then having that human contact with your consultant, the empathy and support through your treatment would be a vital component. No human alone could offer this combination of insight and empathy. Who wouldn’t want this?  This is the frontier of medicine and healthcare delivery, all enabled through this perceived ‘scary’ AI.


Innovate UK is central to delivering the UK’s Industrial Strategy

Innovate UK drives productivity and economic growth by supporting businesses to develop and realise the potential of new innovations and ideas in AI, big data and more. Next Wednesday, at AI Tech World Zoe Webster, Director of AI and Data Economy at Innovate UK will outline a number of cutting-edge AI and data applications and… Read More