Illumina and Deerfield Management Partner to Accelerate Drug Development

First-of-its-kind partnership will identify drug targets and accelerate novel therapy development using genomics and artificial intelligence
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SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2022 /3BL Media/ -- Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN), a global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, and Deerfield Management, a healthcare investment management firm, today announced a five-year partnership to apply a genetic-led approach to the discovery and development of novel therapies for diseases with unmet medical needs. The partnership aims to leverage genomic tools and genetic knowledge to select programs with a higher probability of success in order to lower research and development costs and accelerate the approval of cutting-edge therapies.

Applied AI: One Helping Hand To Address Environmental Sustainability and Emissions


Can Artificial Intelligence (AI) really be used to help us fight climate change and build a more sustainable world? The simple answer is yes! The evolution of AI, with our ability to apply this technology and drive adoption, is enabling us to solve problems that previously seemed impossible. Here’s how Ericsson is working to lower one part of our supply chain’s carbon footprint by identifying and reducing CO2e emissions by using applied AI to optimize product transportation.

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Beth Kanter on the Promise of Smart Tech for Nonprofits


What if nonprofits had the time to plan strategically and dream bigger instead of being burdened by repetitive workflows and scarcity mindsets? How can smart technology make this vision a reality? As the tech-enabled world continues to evolve, how can nonprofits harness technology to yield tangible outcomes? 

Introducing the 10 Founding Principles of the Kind City of the Future


In October 2021, we invited people from all walks of life to share their visions for a kinder city of the future. Visiting from six continents, people completed this sentence:

“The Kind City of the future will…”

Our goal was to create a set of crowd-sourced principles—the foundation for a more inclusive, empathetic, and empowering city. Ten big ideas, rooted in kindness, to propel us towards a better future.

Medtronic to Provide Underserved Communities With Artificial Intelligence (AI)-assisted Colonoscopy Technology Through Health Equity Assistance Program for Colon Cancer Screening

Amazon Web Services will support the effort to provide Medtronic GI Genius™ intelligent endoscopy modules to facilities that primarily serve communities with low screening rates or where access to this technology is not currently available

A global leader in healthcare technology, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) today announced they are working to provide colorectal cancer screening technologies in low income and underserved communities across the United States through the Medtronic Health Equity Assistance Program for colon cancer screening, with support from Amazon Web Services (AWS).

VMware Recognized for Learning Innovation With Three Excellence in Technology Awards by Brandon Hall Group


VMware Livefire Virtual Trainer is the proud recipient of three 2021 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards! Brandon Hall is a research and analyst firm that twice annually recognizes organizations that implemented stellar advancements in the fields of learning and development and talent management and acquisition. We’re proud to announce that VMware Livefire Virtual Trainer brought home the following three awards in the tech category:

Why We Need Green Artificial Intelligence, Alibaba's DAMO Academy Explains

By Ivy Yu

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the power to change the world, so long as it doesn’t burn the planet down in the process.

Energy-hungry AI models are on a collision course with governments and corporates that have made sustainability pledges.

AI models of all shapes and sizes — from email spam filters to self-driving cars — learn through exposure to massive quantities of data, presented repeatedly following rounds of adjustments to improve their accuracy. 

Qualcomm Power-Efficient AI: Making Technology More Sustainable

Qualcomm CFO Akash Palkhiwala highlights the company’s breakthroughs in power-efficient AI

You grab your smartphone and say a few words. Instantly, your device recognizes your voice and unlocks. A notification pops up reminding you that your doctor recommends checking your glucose levels every six months. Quickly, you start writing an email to schedule an appointment, relying on your device’s predictive text feature to save time.

Intel AI Mentors Seek to Improve Astronaut Health

Frontier Development Lab and Intel shed light on radiation-driven cancers using rodent and human data for the first time.
Press Release

November 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - This summer, Frontier Development Lab (FDL) researchers conducted a landmark astronaut health study with Intel AI Mentors to better understand the physiological effects of radiation exposure on astronauts. Using Intel artificial intelligence (AI) technology, FDL created a first-of-its-kind algorithm to identify the biomarkers of cancer progression using a combination of mouse and human radiation exposure data.

Goodyear Invests in Autonomous Trucking Company Gatik and Collaborates to Enhance Safety and Efficiency for Autonomous Middle Mile Logistics

The collaboration combines Gatik’s commercial-grade autonomous technology with industry-leading tire intelligence technology powered by Goodyear SightLine
Press Release

AKRON, Ohio and PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 28, 2021 – Goodyear and Gatik today announced a multi-year collaboration with a goal to advance the development of mobility solutions for the autonomous B2B short-haul logistics industry. The collaboration will contribute to safer, more sustainable goods movement while reducing costs for Gatik’s customers in the B2B short-haul market nationwide. 


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