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U.S. Government Launches National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force

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The U.S. Government’s launch of the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force is an effort to help improve U.S. competitiveness in the AI research race, which many have referred to as the next iteration of an “arms race” or “space race” between superpowers. Here’s a look by Futurum’s Olivier Blanchard on why that’s better late than never, but sooner would’ve been better.

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EU to Introduce Digital Wallet Initiative Ahead of US, Sets First Major Milestone for 2022

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The EU will introduce a digital wallet initiative ahead of the US, setting a first major milestone for 2022. Futurum’s Olivier Blanchard covers the many nuances of that initiative, including Qualcomm’s prescient 2019 updates to its Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform and subsequent security clearance, what’s likely ahead there, as well as whether the EC will back down at all in its crusade against major US tech companies, whose assistance will no doubt be needed here.

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New Qualcomm-Microsoft Snapdragon Developer Kit Announcement Signals Growing Enterprise Buy-In for Always-Connected Compute Platform

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The new Qualcomm-Microsoft Snapdragon developer kit announcement signals growing enterprise buy-in for an always-connected compute platform. Futurum analyst Olivier Blanchard breaks down why the market is hungry for good enough performance laptops and explains Microsoft’s interest in Qualcomm’s Snapdragon compute platform.

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5G Summit News: Qualcomm Upgrades 10 Gigabit X65 5G Modem-RF System To Facilitate Global mmWave Expansion

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The X65 5G Modem-RF system will now feature support for 200 MHz carrier bandwidth in the mmWave spectrum, as well as mmWave support in standalone (SA) mode. With mmWave commercial deployments currently underway around the world (over 150 global operators are already investing in these high-band frequencies), including all major operators in the U.S. and Japan, these new capabilities make sense as a next step to enable global mmWave deployments, particularly as China and other markets invested in 5G SA mode look to begin scaling their mmWave deployments.

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Sevis Systems eCallme! Platform Gets New Call Security and Customer Engagement Features Designed for Enterprises

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The Sevis Systems eCallme! Platform continues to evolve with new call security and customer engagement features that are designed for enterprises. These are much-needed, especially in the enterprise space, as it relates to protecting against the spoofed call process and providing identity protection assurance for customers.