NVIDIA creates the world’s biggest AI R&D firm with $40bn Arm acquisition – Regulation, NVIDIA, ARM, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Mergers And Acquisitions

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NVIDIA and SoftBank Group have announced a definitive agreement under which NVIDIA will acquire Arm Limited from SBG and the SoftBank Vision Fund, in a deal worth $40 billion.

The deal brings together NVIDIA’s leading AI computing platform with Arm’s vast ecosystem to create the premier computing company for the age of artificial intelligence, accelerating innovation while expanding into large, high-growth markets. SoftBank will remain committed to Arm’s long-term success through its ownership stake in NVIDIA, expected to be under 10 percent.

“AI is the most powerful technology force of our time and has launched a new wave of computing,” said Jensen Huang, founder and CEO of NVIDIA.

“In the years ahead, trillions of computers running AI will create a new internet-of-things that is thousands of times larger than today’s internet-of-people. Our combination will create a company fabulously positioned for the age of AI.

“Simon Segars and his team at

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Lucid Motors Unveils the World’s Most Powerful and Efficient Luxury Electric Sedan – Press Releases

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NEWARK, California, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lucid Motors, which seeks to set new standards for sustainable transportation with its advanced luxury EVs, today unveiled production details for the highly anticipated Lucid Air in a global web broadcast from its Silicon Valley headquarters. Having already set new industry benchmarks in the EV and luxury segments in key areas related to performance, efficiency, and design, deliveries of this new pure-electric luxury sedan will start in spring of 2021.

“Lucid Motors is driven to make the electric car better, and by doing so, help move the entire industry forward towards accelerated adoption of sustainable mobility. The goal of this relentless approach to developing the world’s most advanced electric vehicle is to benefit all mankind with sustainable, zero emission transportation, and to also attract new customers to the world of EVs,” said Peter Rawlinson, CEO and CTO, Lucid Motors. “With the Lucid Air,

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World’s largest kiwifruit marketer Zespri appoints WPP global integrated team

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Global AOR led by VMLY&R and Mindshare will scale Zespri’s presence across 53 countries

Zespri International Limited has selected an interdisciplinary team of WPP (NYSE: WPP) agencies as its global Agency of Record (AOR) to deliver its brand proposition, “Make Your Healthy Irresistible”, through communications, experience, commerce and technology.

Zespri is the world’s leading kiwifruit brand, working on behalf of more than 4300 growers in New Zealand and around the world with operating revenues of US$2.2billion.

Jiunn Shih, Chief Growth Officer at Zespri International, said: “At Zespri, we are on a mission to help people, communities and the environment thrive through the goodness of kiwifruit. As we enter a new phase of our journey with the refresh of our brand, we recognised the need to partner with a leading global agency group that shares our values and our belief that a brand with purpose can change the world for the

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A major internet outage on Sunday took Hulu, Amazon, and 3.5% of the world’s internet traffic with it

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a hand holding a circuit board: BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 12: Close-up of cables and LED lights in a server center on January 12, 2018, in Berlin, Germany. Thomas Koehler/Photothek via Getty Images


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BERLIN, GERMANY – JANUARY 12: Close-up of cables and LED lights in a server center on January 12, 2018, in Berlin, Germany. Thomas Koehler/Photothek via Getty Images

  • A giant internet outage, due to an issue at major telecommunications company CenturyLink, wiped out 3.5% of global internet traffic on Sunday.
  • The outage affected web giants including Amazon and Hulu as well as individual internet users. 
  • The outage began at 6 a.m. Eastern and ended around 11 a.m. Eastern.
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CenturyLink, a major telecommunications company, experienced a giant outage on Sunday that impacted internet users across the US. The issue, which the company says has since been resolved, caused global internet traffic to drop 3.5%, according to the internet company Cloudflare. 

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The outage began at about 6 a.m. Eastern and affected individual users as well as internet-based services

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Smart Eye Technology Launches the World’s Only Screen Privacy and Document Security Platform

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ATLANTA, Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Screen snoopers beware – Smart Eye Technology is revolutionizing the way businesses and individuals protect their screens and private, confidential files from prying eyes. Now available in the Apple App Store and Google Play, Smart Eye offers the most advanced multilevel biometric security that ensures screen privacy and user-to-user document security in one comprehensive platform across any device.” data-reactid=”14″ATLANTA, Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —

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ATSG Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers | News

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NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ATSG, a tech-enabled managed services and solutions company, announced today that it has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings.

For the 13th year running, MSPs from around the globe completed an exhaustive survey and application this spring to self-report product offerings, annual total and recurring revenues, profits, revenue mix, growth opportunities, and company and customer demographic information. Applicants are ranked on a unique methodology that weights revenue figures according to long-term health and viability; commitment to recurring revenue; and operational efficiency.

“We are honored to be named to the MSP 501 list of the best managed service providers across the globe,” said Anthony J. D’Ambrosi, Chief Executive Officer, ATSG. “Our dedication to providing a world-class business technology and digital operations experience for our clients is what continues

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World’s top coding and math platform

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Premier Genie is a UAE and India based company catering to students across US, UK, UAE, India and Africa. Started in 2014, Premier Genie has grown from a small setup of two instructors and 20 students to an education behemoth catering to over 200,000 students globally with 150 full time and part-time instructors. Premier Genie manages a global pool of instructors based in the UAE, UK, US, India and Oman centrally from UAE and India.

Premier Genie has in a short span become a household name in the UAE and India where students across different grades and curriculum join their exciting programme.

Premier Genie students have graduated and joined top-tier universities in the US and UK, such as Stanford, NYU, UC Berkeley, Purdue, Johns Hopkins, McGill and University of Toronto etc. The coding programme designed by alumni from IIT/IIM/MIT prepares the students to tackle the challenges of an ever-increasing digital

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Grit Digital Health Introduces World’s First Personalized Wellness Platform for Emergency Responders

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DENVER, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Grit Digital Health LLC, a tech startup at the intersection of behavioral health, well-being and technology, has partnered with The Anschutz Foundation, Global Medical Response (GMR) and All Clear Foundation to create YOU | ResponderStrong — the world’s first personalized wellness platform for emergency responders. Emergency responders face well-being challenges (e.g. shift work, consistent exposure to trauma, and working in high risk environments) that put them at higher risk for mental health issues and suicide, yet barriers make it difficult to seek out available resources and discuss concerns, leaving many to struggle with these challenges alone.

For emergency responders, rescuing others is second nature, but the mental and physical impacts can be debilitating if left unaddressed. Studies show that first responders are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty, 20 to 25 percent of all first responders experience

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World’s First Development and Demonstration of a Quantum Cryptographic Communication Technology Applied System for Genomic Medicine, Business News

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Quantum cryptographic communication technology allows for completely secure real-time transmission of genome analysis data and transfer of online expert panel data

TOKYO, Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502), Tohoku University Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization (ToMMo) and Tohoku University Hospital have demonstrated that quantum cryptographic communications technology can provide genomic medicine with a safe, completely secure data management environment. This was achieved by (1) developing a system which applies quantum cryptographic communications technology to clinical sequencing, and (2) using that system to safely transmit cancer genome analysis data (exome sequence (Note 1) data), via online expert panel attended by physicians and other experts to analyze the sequenced data (Figure 1). This is the world’s first development and demonstration of a system using quantum cryptographic communication technology in the field of genomic medicine (Note 2).

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Clinical sequencing is a new examination in genomic medicine

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A third of world’s children missed remote learning

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The U.N. children’s agency says at least a third of children couldn’t access remote learning when the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools, creating “a global education emergency.”


At the height of lockdowns meant to curb the pandemic, nearly 1.5 billion children were affected by school closures, UNICEF said.

“For at least 463 million children whose schools closed due to COVID-19, there was no such a thing as remote learning,” UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore said.

“The sheer number of children whose education was completely disrupted for months on end is a global education emergency,” she said in a statement. “The repercussions could be felt in economies and societies for decades to come.”

The report released late Wednesday night highlights significant inequality across regions, with school children in sub-Saharan Africa the most affected. The highest number of children affection by region were in South Asia, at least 147

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