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Amazon, Rackspace deal is bad for Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at Salesforce's tech conference, Dreamforce 2015.Business Insider/Julie Bort<p>Amazon's huge tech conference for its cloud computing business is next week in Las Vegas, and the company is going to announce a partnership with Rackspace that will shock the industry.<p>It will …

Rackspace

CRISPR marches forward: Stanford scientists optimize use in human blood cells - Scope

The CRISPR news just keeps coming. As we've described here before, CRISPR is a breakthrough way of editing the genome of many organisms, including …

Abhinav Sharma's answer to How do I learn big data technologies?

• <b>MapReduce</b> is the Google paper that started it all (Page on googleusercontent.com). It's a paradigm for writing distributed code inspired by some …

Ocado SecondHands project: online grocer aims to create an army of humanoid robots with artificial intelligence

Our new robot overlords? Ocado Technology<p>Ocado is creating an army of robots to pick your groceries for you.<p>The humanoid robots will use artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced vision systems to eventually "increase safety, efficiency, and productivity in the workplace."<p>Online grocer …

Robotics

Bespoke diets based on gut microbes could help beat disease and obesity

Early trial showed use of computer algorithm to produce diet tailored to a person’s unique biological make-up had benefits for pre-diabetic subjects<p>Scientists have created bespoke diets using a computer algorithm that learns how individual bodies respond to different foods.<p>Researchers believe the …

Diabetes

It's no surprise that London startups have shattered their funding record

Tech City’s Gerard Grech says a change in culture has spurred digital enterprise in the capital but warns that there is still more to do<p>Europe’s digital capital is coming of age. In the first quarter of 2015, investors pumped a record-breaking £459m of venture capitalist funds into London’s digital …

Innovation