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How Data Can Help Optimize COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Dec 3, 2020 |

We are just weeks away from the first COVID-19 vaccinations being administered to individuals, a remarkable feat of biochemistry and drug development. But with only 40 million doses expected to be available in the United States, the vaccine will be in short supply for several months. Read more…

AI-Based Drone Floated to Enforce Social Distancing

Dec 3, 2020 |

If desperate times call for desperate measures, then an AI-powered surveillance drone may find applications as pandemic fatigue erodes compliance with social distancing advisories in congested urban areas.

At least that’s the pitch from AI and analytics vendor Fractal Analytics, which has partnered with Indian drone technology manufacturer ideaForge to develop a flying video analytics platform. Read more…

New Algorithm Aims to Optimize Vaccine Distribution

Dec 1, 2020 |

In the last several weeks, Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca have each announced that their vaccines are capable of achieving high efficacy. Pending approval, the first millions of vaccine doses are expected before the end of 2020 and billions are expected within 2021. Read more…

8 Ways AI Can Boost Retail Sales During the COVID Holiday

Nov 30, 2020 |

With Cyber Monday upon us, the 2020 holiday shopping season is now in full swing. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, online shopping will see major growth, but retailers of all types should be ready for major changes. Read more…

Stanford COVID-19 Model Identifies Superspreader Sites, Socioeconomic Disparities

Nov 12, 2020 |

The COVID-19 pandemic is once again surging to unprecedented levels in the U.S., and all signs point to a grim winter punctuated by the return of many curfews and shutdowns. Read more…

AI Model Detects Asymptomatic COVID-19 from a Cough 100% of the Time

Nov 4, 2020 |

As early as December 2019, AI systems were warning policy-makers about the coronavirus. As the pandemic gained a foothold and began to spread across the world, AI found a number of other applications in the fight against COVID-19: Read more…

Industry Leaders Kill Products Without a Care – and Your Business Can, Too

Nov 3, 2020 |

Remember Google Fiber? It was a big deal. But last year Google announced plans to shut down the service in Louisville, Kentucky, and this year it revealed that Google Fiber will no longer offer TV service to new customers. Read more…

New Report Highlights AI’s Role in Businesses’ Pandemic Resilience

Oct 9, 2020 |

During the pandemic, businesses have scrambled to avoid large layoffs and cutbacks by seizing any opportunity to shore up lost revenue from the world’s quieted economies. Now, analytics firm RELX has released its third annual Emerging Tech Executive Report, which applied three years of data to examine AI’s impact on businesses’ successes (or failures) during the pandemic, as well as general trends in enterprise use of AI technologies. Read more…

Data-Driven Businesses Are Better Prepared to Emerge from COVID-19

Oct 9, 2020 |

It’s been suggested that COVID-19 has rendered investments in data obsolete. The assumption is that we can’t rely on past data because what and how consumers behaved pre-COVID doesn’t matter anymore. Read more…

Data Under Attack During COVID-19

Oct 6, 2020 |

Sandia National Laboratories and IQVIA are among the biotech organizations that are working to safeguard sensitive biological data from cybercriminals that are using the COVID-19 pandemic as cover to expand their attacks. Read more…

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