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Fox Sports ensures uninterrupted content delivery with Aspera

When people down under want to watch AFL, rugby, cricket rugby league, car racing or even darts, they turn to Fox Sports Australia. The network provides round-the-clock coverage of worldwide sports, including exclusive coverage of everything from events such as UFC to MotoGP and F1 racing. Fans can find scores, commentary and videos on the […]

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Cedato’s cloud-based programmatic video solution is a matchmaker for advertisers and publishers

When you’re browsing a news website such as CNN, you will no doubt run across ads that autoplay on the sidebar or before you can watch a news report. Not everyone who visits CNN is shown the same ad. Behind the scenes, there is a complex profiling process to target the viewer with the right […]

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Ottawa utility embraces cloud, aligning IT with business

When I joined Hydro Ottawa just over two years ago, it was my first foray into the energy and utility industry. My background was software and high tech, and coming from that industry, I was very familiar with cloud platforms. Business challenges in the public the energy and utility industry are similar to what the […]

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Westpac Bank rolls out first stages of move to cloud

Westpac, a bank based in Sydney, has moved two core banking processes to the cloud since the end of March, and leaders are planning to move 20 more by early 2018, The Australian Financial Review reported. The bank’s move to platform as a service on IBM hybrid cloud is a big shift, but Westpac Chief […]

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Mobile app breathes new life into ancient cathedral

Preserving one of Europe’s most popular and iconic cathedrals, the Duomo di Milano, along with its associated Duomo Museum, Archaeological Area and Terraces, is no small task. Federal budget cuts have threatened to make things even harder for Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano (VFD), the historic organization responsible for preservation and restoration of the […]

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Fire and rescue service improves discovery and efficiency with BPM on Cloud

When one thinks of a fire and rescue service, the image of a firefighter courageously rushing into a burning building is likely the first to come to mind. While saving lives and property are inarguably the most important elements of the Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) mission, it encompasses more, including educational instruction and […]

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Measuring flood resilience with IBM Cloud

According to the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, almost half of all losses due to natural disasters, both humanitarian and financial, are caused by floods. Yet 87 percent of funding available is allocated to post-disaster relief, recovery and cleanup, as stated in a jointly funded report from the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction […]

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IBM Cloud helps Biop Medical accurately perform early cancer detection

According to the World Health Organization, more than one million women worldwide are living with cervical cancer, and many of them have no access to health services. While cervical cancer rates are lower in developed nations over the past 30 years due to screening and treatment programs, rates in developing countries haven’t reduced, and in […]

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WatchOver’s app and GPS tracker watch help ensure child safety

Many parents use apps to keep tabs on their children starting the day those children get their first smartphones. Working parents can see that their children got on the bus in the morning and check on them after school, without needing to call or text. Parents of new drivers can have peace of mind knowing […]

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Social media sentiment analysis paints a clearer picture of the political environment

According to Pew Research Center, social media opens up new ways for people with similar interests to find, share and talk about news, including news about politics, with friends and colleagues. This means social media can get somewhat chaotic during election time. Cognitical is a cognitive solution from the Cloud Therapy team that conducts sentiment […]

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Paygilant prevents mobile payment fraud with IBM Cloud technology

People around the world do almost everything with their mobile devices. Paying for purchases with them is just another use case that makes sense. According to Grand View Research, Inc., the global mobile wallet market is expected to reach $7,581.91 billion by 2024. That’s why the issuers — banks, financial markets, communications service providers and […]

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GameFly gaming as a service streams epic, console-quality game titles

Gaming can be an expensive hobby. First, gamers must invest in a console, which could be as much as $400. Then they start building a game library, with costs of up to $70 per title. Next, there are the peripherals such as headsets, extra controllers and a charging station. Before they know it, it’s time […]

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