VB TRansform 2020: The AI event for business leaders. San Francisco July 15 - 16

YouTube spinout PlanetScale Iaunches Kubernetes-based multi-cloud database to accelerate scaling

Leaning on technology originally developed for YouTube, PlanetScale today announced the public launch of the multi-cloud version of its database-as-a-service, which runs on Kubernetes and is designed to help companies rapidly scale operations. Called PlanetScaleDB, the service will allow companies that store their data in databases across multiple cloud services to virtually treat them as …

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VB TRansform 2020: The AI event for business leaders. San Francisco July 15 - 16

AI lifecycle management startup Cnvrg.io launches free community tier

Cnvrg.io, a data science startup headquartered in Jerusalem and New York, today released a community version of its machine learning automation platform designed to help enterprises manage and scale AI. CEO Yochay Ettun says the release was motivated in part by the influx of social distancing and remote work stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. “The …

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VB TRansform 2020: The AI event for business leaders. San Francisco July 15 - 16

Perceive emerges from stealth with Ergo edge AI chip

On-device computing solutions startup Perceive emerged from stealth today with its first product: the Ergo edge processor for AI inference. CEO Steve Teig claims the chip, which is designed for consumer devices like security cameras, connected appliances, and mobile phones, delivers “breakthrough” accuracy and performance in its class. “We have been working with industry leaders …

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Vulnerability In WPvivid Backup Plugin Could Expose Site Files

Researchers found a serious security vulnerability in the WPvivid Backup plugin threatening numerous WordPress sites. Upon exploitation, this plugin vulnerability could expose all files of the target website to an adversary. WPvivid Backup Plugin Vulnerability Reportedly, the security team from WebARX found a vulnerability in the WPvivid Backup WordPress plugin. As stated in their advisory, …

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Nokia's AVA 5G Cognitive Operations offers carriers AI-as-a-service

Nokia’s AVA 5G Cognitive Operations offers carriers AI-as-a-service

Artificial intelligence is increasingly touted as having a critical role to play in 5G networks, though the specifics of the 5G-AI relationship are often left ambiguous or masked with jargon in corporate announcements. But that’s not the case for 5G network hardware maker Nokia, which today announced AVA 5G Cognitive Operations, offering AI-as-a-service so mobile …

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