ITDigest’s Weekly News Roundup Featuring Planful, Weave, ZeroFox, LF Connectivity, and more


Here is IT Digest’s weekly roundup of the top news from global markets. In this fast-paced world, breaking down information helps readers grasp the nuances that follow the news.

In Hardware and Network news this week…

Linux Foundation Connectivity Grows Portfolio with ISP Toolbox and Magma Projects

LF Connectivity (LFC), a Linux Foundation open source project focused on advancing technologies to accelerate emerging network and connectivity applications, announced Magma and ISP Toolbox have become LFC sub-projects. Magma is an open-source software platform that gives network operators an open, flexible and extendable mobile core network solution and current Linux Foundation project. ISP Toolbox helps to empower ISP operators with products, tools, and resources to better run their business and connect more people to faster Internet.

ADLINK releases Intel Core Ultra-powered COM Express Module with integrated CPU+GPU+NPU providing up to 50% in power saving

Introducing Intel modular architecture, cExpress-MTL significantly simplifies designs/development for battery-powered, performance-demanding edge applications. ADLINK Technology Inc., a global leader in edge computing, announces the launch of its cExpress-MTL, a Compact size COM Express Type 6 module powered by the latest Intel Core Ultra processor.

Analysts Affirm Planful’s Enduring Excellence in Financial Performance Management

Planful Inc., the pioneer of financial performance management cloud software, announced that the company earned strong recognition from leading analyst firms Gartner® and Forrester® in their recently released reports covering financial planning, close and consolidations, and digital operations planning and analytics software categories. “For many years Planful has repeatedly been recognized by the analyst community as one of the very best financial performance management vendors in the world, and these latest reports mirror our ongoing commitment to our customers and product innovation,” said Grant Halloran, Planful Chief Executive Officer.

Weave Enhances Digital Forms for Healthcare Providers, Improving Patient Data Management

Weave, a leading all-in-one experience platform for small and medium-sized healthcare practices, announced new enhancements to its Digital Forms product, designed to help digitize healthcare practices, streamline data collection processes and elevate the patient experience. These new enhancements to Digital Forms will allow providers to pre-populate electronically protected health information (ePHI) in solicited forms and attach documents to have patients e-sign for record-keeping.

ZeroFox Achieves Outstanding Recognition in G2’s Winter 2024 Report, Securing Multiple Badges in Key Cybersecurity Categories

ZeroFox, a leading provider of external cybersecurity, proudly announces its exceptional performance in G2’s Winter 2024 report. The company was awarded nine badges across five categories, including brand protection, dark web monitoring, fraud detection, and threat intelligence, for its leading external cybersecurity solution.

A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Convolutional Neural Networks

Convolutional-Neural-NetworksConvolutional neural networks (CNNs) have emerged as one of the most powerful tools in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). These networks have revolutionized how we process and analyze visual data, enabling machines to achieve human-like perception and understanding. From classifying images to detecting objects and understanding natural language, CNNs have become the go-to technology for a wide range of AI applications. In this comprehensive guide, we will take you through the basics of CNNs, their architecture, training procedures, and advanced techniques such as graph convolutional neural networks. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced practitioner, this guide will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to unlock the full potential of CNNs in your AI projects.