News highlights – 22 October 2017

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News highlights for 22 October 2017

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Apple sued over the term animoji

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Japanese software company is suing Apple Inc in a U.S. court over the trademark for the term “animoji”, alleging the U.S. technology company stole the name to use on a feature of its iPhone X. Read more…

Australian businesses choosing PaaS and SaaS for customised development

Australian enterprises are fast developing a strong appetite for PaaS and SaaS as business software investments shift towards customization and development, driven by the pressure of digital business transformation. Read more…

Researchers use AI to predict policy trends

TOKYO (Reuters) – For decades, economists have tried to guess central bank policy direction by studying subtle changes in official language – now, researchers are finding new clues on policy, not in the words of central banker but in their faces. Read more…

UK’s border control systems could be in trouble post Brexit

The clunky technology underpinning Blighty’s border control leaves the UK in concerning position post-Brexit, a National Audit Office report has found. Border operations in the UK still rely on ’90s technology that lacks modern functionality. Read more…

SenseTime and Qualcomm to collaborate on AI and IoT

SenseTime Group Limited and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, today announced plans to collaborate on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for future mobile and IoT products. Read more…

Dozens of cities pitch for Amazon’s new HQ

(Reuters) – Dozens of U.S. and Canadian cities submitted proposals by the Oct. 19 deadline to host Inc’s second headquarters, which carries the promise of up to 50,000 high-paying jobs and $5 billion-plus worth of investment. Read more…

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