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Fulcrum IT receives $128M contract for intelligence work in S. Korea

Fulcrum IT receives $128M contract for intelligence work in S. Korea

Business
Jan. 4 (UPI) -- A maximum $ 120 million contact for intelligence analysis was awarded to Fulcrum IT Services LLC, the Defense Department announced. The five-year contract with the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, announced Thursday, covers all-source analysis and operational support in South Korea, involves the Joint Intelligence Operations Center Korea, U.S. Forces Korea and six divisions in South Korea. The Virginia-based company works with the federal government to provide artificial intelligence, cyberinformation, intelligence operations, advanced technology and "command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance," known as C5ISR. The South Korean National Intelligence Service briefed lawmakers in a closed-door hearing on Thursd...
Artificial intelligence is changing how investors' money is being managed

Artificial intelligence is changing how investors' money is being managed

Finance
The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed more than 1,300 points earlier this month in the most dramatic drop since February. If you are a client of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, you may have received a message from your financial advisor. The purpose of the message would be to tell you exactly what happened in the market and what the firm's investment professionals are saying about it. It would also tell you your portfolio's current probability of success in light of recent events. The email would come from your financial advisor. But behind the scen...
Artificial intelligence used to predict cancer growth

Artificial intelligence used to predict cancer growth

Health
Scientists have used artificial intelligence to predict how cancers will progress and evolve.This could help doctors design the most effective treatment for each patient.A team led by the Institute of Cancer Research London (ICR) and the University of Edinburgh developed a new technique known as Revolver (Repeated Evolution of Cancer).This picks out patterns in DNA mutation within cancers and uses the information to forecast future genetic changes.The researchers said the ever-changing nature of tumours was one of the biggest challenges in treating cancer - with cancers often evolving to a drug-resistant form.Breast tumoursHowever, if doctors can predict how a tumour will evolve, they could intervene earlier to stop cancer in its...
Artificial intelligence helps scientists track particles

Artificial intelligence helps scientists track particles

Science
Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of North Carolina have deployed machine learning to boost particle-tracking software. The ability to precisely track individual particles is essential to the study of human disease and potential remedies. Improved particle-tracking software can help scientists more accurately characterize molecular interactions between viruses, cells and drug-carrying nanoparticles. Advancements in imaging technologies have helped scientists capture high-definition video of molecular interactions. Now, researchers are turning to artificial intelligence to interpret such footage. "In order to derive meaning from videos, you have to convert the videos into quantitative data," Sam Lai, an associate professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, said in a news...
Samsung plans $22 billion for artificial intelligence, autos

Samsung plans $22 billion for artificial intelligence, autos

Technology
Samsung Electronics plans to spend a whopping $ 22 billion over the next three years on artificial intelligence, auto components and other future businesses as the company maps out its strategy under the restored leadership of Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong after he was freed from prison. The announcement Wednesday by South Korea's biggest business group was welcome news, coming at a time of deepening unease over slowing growth in Asia's fourth largest economy. It also highlights that South Korea's decades-old reliance on big businesses for jobs and investments is unlikely to end anytime soon since the country lacks a strong pool of small and medium-sized companies found in Japan or Germany. Samsung said it will spend the sum, amounting to 25 trillion won, on increasing the number of artific...