Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tech

AMPLiFieD System to ease bottleneck in COVID-19 testing

As the Philippines hopes to transition from the COVID-19-induced community quarantine to the new normal, it is imperative that targeted mass testing is in place in order to contain further spread of the SARS-CoV2 virus.

India election body struggles with scale of fake information

BHIMTAL, India (AP) — When India's Election Commission announced last month that its code of conduct would have to be followed by social media...

Head of UN women: Technology revolution must benefit women

UNITED NATIONS (AP)—The head of the U.N. women’s agency is calling for the revolution in technology to be used to benefit the world’s poor,...

How humans fit into Google’s machine future

In 1998, Google began humbly, formally incorporated in a Menlo Park garage, providing search results from a server housed in Lego bricks. It had a...

Malware, malicious insiders created one-third of all cybercrime costs in 2018—report

The cost to companies from malware and “malicious insider”-related cyberattacks jumped 12 percent in 2018 and accounted for one-third of all cyberattack costs, according to...

China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

BEIJING (AP) — China's government has accused the United States of trying to block its industrial development after Vice President Mike Pence said Chinese...

Standalone battery-free, solar-powered AI technology

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE—Xnor.ai (Xnor), the company that first proved it was possible to run state-of-the-art AI on resource constrained compute platforms, today unveiled its newest...

Robot, know thyself; machines get more self-aware

NEW YORK (AP)—Forget dreaming of electric sheep. Robots first need to figure out how to imagine themselves. One New York robot has done just that....

French watchdog slaps Google with $57M fine under new EU law.

PARIS (AP)—France's data privacy watchdog fined Google 50 million euros ($57 million) on Monday, the first penalty for a U.S. tech giant under new...

Argomall predicts 2019 smartphone tech scene

There is nothing inconsequential that is happening in the tech scene, and it’s safe to say that the previous year is a solid testament...

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