Category Big Data

Using Big Data to understand how the universe works

17 May was World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) with the theme “Big Data for Big Impact.” ITU and our members are exploring how Big Data can help solve the world’s biggest challenges.  The Large Hadron Collider is responsible for some of the most important scientific discoveries in physics, such as the higgs boson particle. Lying […]

Big Data for Social Good: Interview with GSMA’s Jade Nester

17 May is World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) with the theme “Big Data for Big Impact.” ITU and our members are exploring how Big Data can help solve the world’s biggest challenges.  This year, WTISD explores the theme Big Data for Big Impact. ITU News had the opportunity to interview a Big Data expert, Jade […]

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day: Big Data making a big impact to boost the SDGs

17 May is World Telecommunication and Information Society Day with the theme “Big Data for Big Impact.” ITU and our members are exploring how Big Data can help solve the world’s biggest challenges.  Today the world recognizes World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) and the opportunities to leverage Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to meet the […]

Big Data for big impact: Swisscom’s smart city infrastructure project

17 May is World Telecommunication and Information Society Day with the theme “Big Data for Big Impact.” ITU and our members are exploring how Big Data can help solve the world’s biggest challenges.  Big Data is a valuable tool for 21st century infrastructure projects and the case of Swisscom’s smart city project illustrates how Big Data can help […]

Big Data to tackle grand challenges: A look at IBM Research Africa’s projects

17 May is World Telecommunication and Information Society Day with the theme “Big Data for Big Impact.” ITU and our members are exploring how Big Data can help solve the world’s biggest challenges.  IBM Research Africa is currently working on a wide range of development projects across Africa, using Big Data to make headway towards achieving the United […]

Big data for social good: How Telenor is using big data to tackle big problems

17 May is World Telecommunication and Information Society Day with the theme “Big Data for Big Impact.” ITU and our members are exploring how Big Data can help solve the world’s biggest challenges.  In the quest to find sustainable long-term solutions to social challenges, Telenor Group’s vision to empower societies is an ambition to create shared value […]

Intel shifts into top gear with autonomous driving and AI goals

Intel opens its latest autonomous driving Lab in Silicon Valley Expects vehicles to generate 4 terabytes of data every 90 minutes Wants to train neural networks and improve machine learning algorithms Unveils the first “highly automated driving” car from its BMW partnership Intel has unveiled its latest Advanced Vehicle Lab, this one based in Silicon […]