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Learn about four of the thousands of open source projects combating the spread of coronavirus. Work is hard right now. COVID-19 makes it a challenge to stay focused and motivated. But it was cathartic for me to do some research into how the open source community is responding to the global pandemic. Since the end …

With a huge chunk of the world in quarantine or lockdown in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have resorted to online platforms in order to continue working and to stay connected with their family and friends. That being the case, it should come as no surprise that massive increases in the global downloads …

In light of the current situation with COVID-19, public sector agencies are turning to the cloud more than ever, particularly as people increasingly need access to information and government services. Today, we’re happy to share more on our efforts to help governments with their COVID-19 needs and also highlight a few recent agreements with state …

With COVID-19 affecting 206 countries, areas and territories, IBM is helping government agencies, healthcare organizations and academic institutions throughout the world use AI to put critical data and information into the hands of their citizens. With a flood of information requests from citizens, wait times in many areas to receive answers can exceed two hours. Available for …

For the last several weeks, Oracle has been actively engaged in the ongoing fight against COVID-19. Our primary goal has been to develop and deploy a series of cloud applications that will gather the data necessary to enable health professionals to answer one critical question: What drugs are effective in treating or preventing the COVID-19 …

IBM announced that anyone in the world with a PC, laptop or Mac and an Internet connection could help scientists seek chemical compounds that might be effective against COVID-19. To do so, volunteers’ devices will perform small, virtual experiments to identify chemical compounds, including those in existing medicines, that could potentially be used as treatments candidates …

Data always plays a critical role in the ability to research, study, and combat public health emergencies, and nowhere is this more true than in the case of a global crisis. Access to data sets—and tools that can analyze that data at cloud scale—are increasingly essential to the research process, and are particularly necessary in …

The five most powerful companies among the 500 largest companies in the United States are all tech companies. This is according to the S&P 500 Index as of February 11.   Highlights The total valuation of the S&P 500 companies amounts to around $ 27 trillion. With a market valuation of US$ 1.42 trillion, Microsoft …

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced enrollment is now open for a new professional certificate program – Developing Blockchain-Based Identity Applications. This program, offered through the edX training platform, is geared towards developers interested in building and deploying applications using the new “self-sovereign” paradigm for digital identity. It explores …

Huawei launched OceanStor 5G-Era storage solutions designed to help carriers and enterprises cope with the explosive growth of mass data in the 5G era. The solutions promote the upgrade of data infrastructure for digital transformation in all service scenarios. Traditional challenges like high storage costs, complex O&M, difficult management and value monetization have become main …