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Brazil undertakes massive tech-enabled financial inclusion exercise with "coronavoucher"

jueves, 09 abril 2020 17:35:40 Millions of unbanked citizens are receiving the government's emergency financial aid through a mobile app.

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Time to re-evaluate AI algorithms right from the design stage, experts urge

jueves, 09 abril 2020 17:07:00 With AI bias and errant outcomes surging, a call for more human involvement. 'Even the people deploying these algorithms sometimes would be surprised that these things could happen'

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Senator calls on FTC to create guidelines for video teleconferencing software

jueves, 09 abril 2020 16:14:15 Senator says online conferencing software needs to be regulated and follow basic privacy and security rules.

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DOJ urges FCC to revoke China Telecom's license

jueves, 09 abril 2020 16:12:00 There's no love lost between Trump's administration and Chinese businesses. It must also be added that China Telecom has a spotty internet security record. UPDATED with China Telecom response.

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Search ad spending to fall 20 to 30 percent in Q2, eMarketer predicts

jueves, 09 abril 2020 16:09:59 In the first half of 2020, eMarketer says that US spending on search ads will be $6 billion to $8 billion than it previously expected.

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Best office chairs in 2020: Herman Miller, Secretlab, La-Z-Boy, Steelcase, and others

jueves, 09 abril 2020 15:26:00 The very best office chairs for under $200 and $100, as well as the top office chairs for back pain, posture, gaming, and so on. Most of them are available to buy right now from Amazon.

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Facebook sues software engineer for cloaking deceptive ads

jueves, 09 abril 2020 14:43:14 Basant Gajjar's firm LeadCloak allegedly provided software to promote scams related to COVID-19, pharmaceuticals, diet pills and more.

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The context marketing revolution: Individuals, not brands, are the largest producers of media

jueves, 09 abril 2020 13:37:43 Countless companies continue to rely on traditional marketing models, assuming that their "campaigns" will sway customers, but according to Mathew Sweezey, director of market strategy for Salesforce, they couldn't be more wrong. He points out that individuals -- not brands, not businesses, not traditional media outlets -- are now the largest producers of media in the world, and companies need to shift their understanding to succeed in the coming years.

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US Senate, German government tell staff not to use Zoom

jueves, 09 abril 2020 12:56:00 The two organizations now join a list that also includes the Taiwanese government, the Australian government, SpaceX, Google, and New York state area schools.

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The complete Zoom guide: From basic help to advanced tricks

jueves, 09 abril 2020 12:46:00 Video conferencing has never been so critical to our work and personal lives. Here's everything you need to make your meetings more productive.

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Graph analytics and knowledge graphs facilitate scientific research for COVID-19

jueves, 09 abril 2020 12:10:01 State of the art in analytics and AI can help address some of the most pressing issues in scientific research. Here is how top scientists are using them to facilitate coronavirus research.

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How remote work is changing CIO priorities amid the COVID-19 pandemic

jueves, 09 abril 2020 12:00:00 A new survey from Adobe highlights the biggest priorities and challenges facing technology leaders and where they plan to invest in the future.

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Astrophysicists looking for dark matter invent dirt-cheap open-source ventilator to combat COVID-19

jueves, 09 abril 2020 10:54:00 A team of over 100 scientists who had been building a super-sophisticated detector to find the universe's dark matter had to suspend operations while in quarantine. But they didn't stop working. They developed a super-simple, super-cheap ventilator they hope to make in volume to fight COVID-19.

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Open-source AI tool aims to help identify coronavirus infections

jueves, 09 abril 2020 08:49:26 One Canadian startup has created a tool to detect coronavirus infections on X-rays.

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Teens aren't getting Samsung phones, claims new study

jueves, 09 abril 2020 08:48:44 Could it be that 85 percent of teens are iPhone owners and even more expect to be iPhones owners soon? That's the conclusion of the latest edition of a well-known study.

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