AI makes huge progress predicting how proteins fold – one of biology’s greatest challenges

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A “deep learning” software program from Google-owned lab DeepMind showed great progress in solving one of biology’s greatest challenges – understanding protein folding.

Protein folding is the process by which a protein takes its shape from a string of building blocks to its final three-dimensional structure, which determines its function.

By better predicting how proteins take their structure, or “fold,” scientists can more quickly develop drugs that, for example, block the action of crucial viral proteins.


Solving what biologists call “the protein-folding problem” is a big deal. Proteins are the workhorses of cells and are present in all living organisms. They are made up of long chains of amino acids and are vital for the structure of cells and communication between them as well as regulating all of

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Buckingham Palace Criticized For Its Response To Meghan Markle’s Miscarriage: ‘Huge Missed Opportunity’

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  • The palace declined to comment on Meghan Markle’s miscarriage 
  • Russell Myers felt that the palace missed a big opportunity  
  • Twitter users support Buckingham Palace’s decision  

Buckingham Palace received flak from a royal commentator after declining to comment when asked about Meghan Markle’s miscarriage.

In an op-ed for The New York Times a week ago, Markle announced that she suffered a miscarriage in July. Russell Myers, the royal editor at the Daily Mirror, appeared on talkRadio and said he reached out to the palace about the issue, but the latter declined to comment.

“I think this is a huge, huge missed opportunity for the royal family,” Myers said as quoted by Insider.

“They should have made a public statement to say, this is a really brave and honest thing to do, because just on the very basis that it would have mended some of the cracks in the relationship

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AWS CEO Andy Jassy explains huge bets in hybrid cloud

  • Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy used his keynote at the AWS re:Invent conference on Tuesday to announce the introduction of several new products and services for the hybrid cloud market.
  • Hybrid cloud is a model that connects public cloud platforms like AWS with a customer’s own servers and data centers. 
  • Notably, Amazon Web Services spent years ignoring — and sometimes trashing — hybrid cloud computing, even as rivals like Microsoft, IBM, and Google have invested heavily in the technology. Jassy now slams those efforts as having “never lived up to the hype.”
  • At re:Invent this year, AWS announced smaller sizes of its Outposts devices, which allows customers to host the company’s cloud services from their own data centers.
  • It also announced that it would allow customers to host from their own servers Amazon Elastic Container Service and Elastic Kubernetes Service, developer tools that help manage cloud infrastructure.
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Cyber Monday deals available right now: Huge savings on AirPods, Kindle, Beats headphones and more

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.

 Cyber Monday is officially here, with some great deals available right now. Granted, some of them are the exact same deals you’ve seen throughout Thanksgiving week, but we’ve chased down a few new ones that have been going live over the weekend. It’s those we’re highlighting here, from Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy and every other reputable retailer we can find. 

Read on for our favorite deals right now.

Cyber Monday deals available now

Hisense

This 75-inch Hisense smart TV has a full 4K UHD display backed by an LED panel. You get Dolby Vision HDR, HDR10 and DTS Virtual: X technology combined with an Android smart TV interface, which streams channels that include Disney Plus,

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Electrical Design Software Market to see Huge Growth by 2025 | Trimble, ABB, Bentley Systems, EasyPower

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Electrical Design Software Market Comprehensive Study is an expert and top to bottom investigation on the momentum condition of the worldwide Electrical Design Software industry with an attention on the Global market. The report gives key insights available status of the Electrical Design Software producers and is an important wellspring of direction and course for organizations and people keen on the business. By and large, the report gives an inside and out understanding of 2020-2025 worldwide Electrical Design Software Market covering extremely significant parameters.

Key Players in This Report Include,

Autodesk (United States), Dassault System (France), EPLAN Software & Service GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), Siemens (Germany), Trimble (United States), ETAP/Operation Technology (United States), Zuken (Japan), ABB (Switzerland), IGE+XAO (Schneider Electric) (France), Trace Software (France), Bentley Systems (United States), ALPI (Italy), KymData

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Salesforce in talks to buy Slack in huge cloud software deal

Cloud software company Salesforce is in talks to buy Slack, the work messaging app, in what would be one of the biggest software transactions to date, according to people familiar with the matter. 

An announcement could be made early next week, one person close to the deal said.

Marc Benioff, the founder and chief executive of Salesforce, has been on a hunt for acquisitions for some time and has been looking at several targets, according to another person briefed on the matter.

Shares in Slack were up 22 per cent after The Wall Street Journal first reported that the two companies had discussed a deal, sending the company’s market value above $20bn. Salesforce stock dropped about 3 per cent on the news. 

Salesforce has been among the big winners of the coronavirus pandemic due to a surge in cloud software spending. By contrast, Slack — an app used by workers

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Container as a Service (CaaS) Market to See Huge Growth by 2026 | Microsoft, Google, IBM

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A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global Container as a Service (CaaS) Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025” is designed covering micro level of analysis by manufacturers and key business segments. The Global Container as a Service (CaaS) Market survey analysis offers energetic visions to conclude and study market size, market hopes, and competitive surroundings. The research is derived through primary and secondary statistics sources and it comprises both qualitative and quantitative detailing. Some of the key players profiled in the study are Cisco System, VMware Inc, Amazon Web Service (AWS), Docker Inc, Mesosphere, Giant Swarm, ContainerShip, SaltStack, Microsoft, Google, IBM, HPE, CoreOS, Joyent, DH2i & Kyup.

What’s keeping Cisco System, VMware Inc, Amazon Web Service (AWS), Docker Inc, Mesosphere, Giant Swarm, ContainerShip, SaltStack, Microsoft, Google, IBM,

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Commercial Aviation Crew Management Software Market to See Huge Growth by 2025 | AIMS, IBS Software Services, Hitit Computer Services

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A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global Commercial Aviation Crew Management Software Market Report 2020” is designed covering micro level of analysis by manufacturers and key business segments. The Global Commercial Aviation Crew Management Software Market survey analysis offers energetic visions to conclude and study market size, market hopes, and competitive surroundings. The research is derived through primary and secondary statistics sources and it comprises both qualitative and quantitative detailing. Some of the key players profiled in the study are Sabre Corporation, Hexaware Technologies Ltd., AIMS Corporation, IBS Software Services, Hitit Computer Services, Jepessen Sanderson, Inc., Lufthansa Systems & Prolog Development Centre A/S.

What’s keeping Sabre Corporation, Hexaware Technologies Ltd., AIMS Corporation, IBS Software Services, Hitit Computer Services, Jepessen Sanderson, Inc., Lufthansa Systems & Prolog Development Centre

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Content Recommendation Engine Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2025 : IBM, Amazon Web Services, Revcontent, Taboola, Outbrain

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Nov 23, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
Global “Content Recommendation Engine market”- Report defines the vital growth factors, opportunities and market segment of top players during the forecast period from 2020 to 2026.

Brandessece Market Research recently added the Content Recommendation Engine Market research report which offers a thorough study of the market scenario regarding the market size, share, demand, growth, trends, and forecast from 2020-2026. The report deals with the impact analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted exports, imports, demand and trends in the industry and is expected to have some economic impact on the market. The report offers a comprehensive analysis of the impact of the pandemic across the industry and provides insights into a post-COVID-19 market scenario.

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Bitcoin is ‘here to stay’ thanks to huge demand from millennials, BlackRock’s Rick Rieder says | Currency News | Financial and Business News

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  • Bitcoin is “is here to stay,” BlackRock’s chief investment officer of fixed income Rick Rieder told CNBC on Friday.
  • Rieder pointed to millenials openness to cryptocurrencies and digital payments as one reason why the popular crypto currency isn’t going anywhere.
  • While Rieder said he doesn’t own bitcoin in his own portfolio, he does see potential for bitcoin to “take the place of gold to a large extent,” according to the interview.
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Bitcoin isn’t going anywhere, according to BlackRock’s CIO of fixed income Rick Rieder.

In an interview with CNBC on Friday, Rieder said bitcoin is “here to stay” thanks to millenials’ openness to the cryptocurrency and digital payments in general.

The comments come in a month where bitcoin has surged 37% to levels not seen since its run to just under $20,000 in December of 2017.

Rieder believes bitcoin has

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