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Hiber Offers Global IoT Connectivity Through its Network of Custom Small Satellites

Based in Amsterdam, Hiber is building a global Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity hub that is linked together by a network of small satellites. Per co-founder Ernst Peter Hovinga, current GSM providers only offer IoT connectivity in less than 10% of the world, leaving industries such as agriculture and mining in a tough spot. Check out the video interview of Hovinga to learn how Hiber and its custom built satellites aim to be a low-cost solution to connecting the rest of the world.

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Gremlin CEO and Co-Founder Kolton Andrus on Chaos Engineering and Providing Failure as a Service

Gremlin CEO and Co-Founder Kolton Andrus wants you to think of his company as a flu shot. “We basically inject a little of harm [into your system] in order to find weak spots and build an immunity,” he says. “We proactively break things… to help make them stronger.” While Andrus notes that the idea of preparing for disaster isn’t new—”we were doing hardware failure testing in the 60s and 70s and people were writing papers about this in the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s”—what they have noticed is that migrating to the Cloud has introduced new challenges.

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Using Efficiency and Scalability to Create AI Solutions in Startups

Guest post by Dr. Janet Bastiman, Chief Science Officer at StoryStream Necessity has always been a driver of innovation and efficiency, and this is available in near endless quantities in startup companies harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to solve unique problems. How do you bring cutting edge unique solutions with small teams when large multinationals with […]

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How Arkose Labs Built a Toolkit to Fight Fraud

Founded in 2013, Arkose Labs offers an array of tools to help enterprises protect themselves against fraudulent activity. The San Francisco-based company works within a variety of industries, including retail, gaming, marketplaces, and travel. Check out the above interview of CEO and cofounder Kevin Gosschalk to learn more about how the team at Arkose Labs thinks about outsmarting fraudsters.

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AI-Powered IT Analytics with Numerify

As IT companies change their infrastructure and deploy new systems to achieve chain success, they need to find new ways to reduce service costs and optimize resource utilization. Numerify is an AI-powered IT analytics company that provides businesses, such as Fortune 500 companies, with these solutions, using predictive analysis to gauge how likely it is that these changes will be successful. Numerify helps IT organizations succeed in progressing from planning to development to operations, and predicts end-to-end IT operations. Shekhar Rajvanshy, who runs engineering and DevOps for the company, discusses how Numerify pulls information from multiple sources and presents analytics “on a single pane of glass,” rather than as a data silo

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