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Best-astronomy-forums-launched-at-ScopeTrader

Best astronomy forums launched at ScopeTrader


Monday, July 15, 2024 by

ScopeTrader.com, the astronomy classifieds, marketplace, and news site recently announced the launch of its forum, designed to be the best astronomy forum on the web. The forum is now live and can be accessed with or without registering for an account. ScopeTrader launches the best astronomy forums Founded in 2001 by Richard Harris, an active astrophotog...


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Social media misinformation could impact the 2024 election


Tuesday, March 26, 2024 by

As Congress moves to potentially ban TikTok in the U.S., Media.com, a new profile-based network, unveils a study showing that 70 percent of social media users are moderately to extremely concerned that misinformation will impact the 2024 U.S. Presidential election. Respondents were also inclined to hold social media companies accountable for misinformation and hate...


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Face authentication for vehicles unveiled at MWC 24 by trinamiX


Friday, February 2, 2024 by

Visitors to the Mobile World Congress can find out more about trinamiX’s sensing solutions for consumer electronics and automotive and experience them up close at booth E68 in hall 6 from February 26th to 29th. trinamiX GmbH is bringing its Face Authentication with liveness detection for smartphones and vehicles to Barcelona. The company will also showcase its Con...


Best-investment-cryptos-revealed-by-Van-Winkle

Best investment cryptos revealed by Van Winkle


Tuesday, January 2, 2024 by

A crypto analyst who goes by Ripple Van Winkle on YouTube noted that the Ripple (XRP) crypto will see an influx of institutional money, and this, coupled with its deflationary properties could exponentially increase its price. Everlodge (ELDG) is also making significant waves among Web3 circles with its presale, as it solves key issues found in the $280 trillion real...


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Biden signs AI executive order, what you need to know


Monday, October 30, 2023 by

President Joe Biden recently signed an executive order specifically focused on artificial intelligence (AI). The order is a testament to the ever-growing importance of AI in various sectors, and it outlines a comprehensive strategy aimed at harnessing the transformative power of AI while addressing the ethical, national security, and economic aspects associated with its...


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Youtube Shorts has grown 33 percent in a year says OnlyAccounts


Thursday, August 31, 2023 by

Over the past few years, the social media giants have been battling to win the short video war as the global demand for this type of content surged to never-seen highs. Although still far behind Facebook and Instagram, as the top two names in the short video market, YouTube Shorts has also seen impressive user growth. According to data presented by OnlyAccounts.io, Y...


BadInternetBills-site-launches-to-oppose-bills-in-Congress

BadInternetBills site launches to oppose bills in Congress


Friday, May 26, 2023 by

Fight for the Future has recently announced the launch of badinternetbills.com, in response to a slew of bills targeting free expression and end-to-end encryption. It is a home base for people to take action against the numerous misguided bills making their way through Congress, all congregated on one easy-to-use site. According to Fight for the Future, "De...


Triller-calls-on-US-gov-to-ban-TikTok

Triller calls on US gov to ban TikTok


Tuesday, July 19, 2022 by

Triller calls on CFIUS, President Joe Biden, Congress the Department Of Defense to ban TikTok calling it the largest security threat to America today in an open letter by CEO and Chairman of Triller Mahi De Silva. As the CEO of a global company whose mission is to help creators take control of their destiny in the creator economy, leveraging transformative adaptive t...


25th-East-Coast-Gaming-Congress-and-NexGen-Gaming-Forum

25th East Coast Gaming Congress and NexGen Gaming Forum


Friday, June 17, 2022 by

The 25th East Coast Gaming Congress & NexGen Gaming Forum will take place September 21 - 23, 2022 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City. The theme of this silver anniversary celebration of the two-day conference is “Gaming Here, Gaming There, Gaming Everywhere.” The conference will feature, for the first time, two industry leaders' ro...


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Linux and LISH release census for open source security


Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by

The Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) and the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH), announced the release of ‘Vulnerabilities in the Core,’ a Preliminary Report and Census II of Open Source Software. This Census II analysis and report represent important steps towards understanding and addressing structural and s...


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Robot to interact with guests at Sprint exhibit


Thursday, October 24, 2019 by

CloudMinds Technology Inc. will have its revolutionary XR-1 robot interact with guests at the Sprint exhibit (South Hall #1702) at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles, Oct. 22 to 24. XR-1 is one of the first-ever humanoid robots powered by cloud artificial intelligence, commercial Sprint True Mobile 5G and proprietary vision-controlled grasping technology for service robo...


The-DMV-is-selling-driver-data-and-Eve-Maler-weighs-in

The DMV is selling driver data and Eve Maler weighs in


Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by

Motherboard broke the news on September 6 that Departments of Motor Vehicles (DMVs) around the nation have been making millions by selling drivers’ personally identifiable information to thousands of businesses. Amongst the DMVs customers are insurance agencies, tow companies, data brokers and even private investigators – all who are able to purchase records...


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Push notification value increases with intensity


Monday, March 4, 2019 by

Marfeel has released the results of an extensive study that measured the value of push notifications to publishers and identified optimized strategies for increasing the value of push notifications by up to 40 percent. The research defined a new metric, Subscriber Lifetime Value, or SLTV, to evaluate push notification strategies for customers using Marfeel’s au...


UK-parliamentary-report-says-Facebook-should-be-regulated

UK parliamentary report says Facebook should be regulated


Monday, February 18, 2019 by

Facebook and its executives have been labeled "digital gangsters" in a UK parliamentary report that calls for the company to be regulated, after an 18-month long investigation. The 180-page document says that Facebook willfully broke data privacy and competition laws. A summary of the UK parliamentary report finds Compulsory Code of Ethics for te...


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American AI Initiative launches


Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by

The Center for Data Innovation has welcomed the White House executive order launching the American AI Initiative. The Center issued the following statement from its director, Daniel Castro. Ensuring American leadership in artificial intelligence is critical for U.S. competitiveness. Accelerating the development and adoption of AI holds the potential to increase produ...


IoT-organizations-combine-to-bring-new-tech-into-industry

IoT organizations combine to bring new tech into industry


Wednesday, December 26, 2018 by

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and the OpenFog Consortium (OpenFog) announced that they have agreed in principle to combine the two largest and most influential international consortia in Industrial IoT, fog and edge computing. The move will bring OpenFog members into the IIC organization at a time when their complementary areas of technology are emerging in t...


Sensor-network-data-integrity-gets-help-from-a-new-blockchain-solution

Sensor network data integrity gets help from a new blockchain solution


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by

Sixgill, LLC unveiled its new breakthrough blockchain or distributed ledger-based solution for sensor network data integrity. Sixgill Integrity is a ledger-agnostic solution and is designed from the ground up to solve the fundamental need for an end-to-end, real-time sensor data authenticity system. With Integrity, organizations are assured that their emitted data, tran...


Watch-your-step-at-Fog-World-Congress-2018

Watch your step at Fog World Congress 2018


Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by

When you arrive at Fog World Congress 2018, watch out for the robots. Autonomous mapping robots will be traversing and mapping the venue floor in real-time for conference attendees. It’s fog in action, designed to validate that fog computing systems from various domains can communicate, explained conference organizers. Scheduled for October 1-3 in San Francisco...


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IoT dedicated network and OS coming from Sprint and Ericsson


Tuesday, September 4, 2018 by

Sprint and Ericsson have announced a global relationship to build a distributed and virtualized core network dedicated specifically to IoT (Internet of Things), in addition to a world-class IoT operating system. This new environment, which is purpose-built for the future of IoT, is designed to create an optimal flow of device data, enabling immediate, actionable intelli...


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Mobile game developer help is coming to Barcelona


Thursday, August 16, 2018 by

Tilting Point has opened a studio in Barcelona to better serve Europe’s robust mobile game development community, "as part of its mission to help quality games reach their potential scale." The move builds on the company’s momentum on the heels of its recent commitment to invest $132M annually to help developers scale great games to success. The Ba...


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Startups to compete at Fog World Congress 2018


Tuesday, July 17, 2018 by

Fog Tank has announced that they will showcase innovators in fog technologies and applications as they take the stage with investors at Fog World Congress on October 3. The call for entries is underway for startup companies to present to a panel of prominent venture capitalists and in front of hundreds of participants at the largest conference on fog...


The-OpenFog-Reference-Architecture-gets-the-IEEE-stamp

The OpenFog Reference Architecture gets the IEEE stamp


Thursday, June 28, 2018 by

The OpenFog Consortium’s OpenFog Reference Architecture for fog computing has been adopted as an official standard by the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA). The new standard, known as IEEE 1934, relies on the reference architecture as a universal technical framework that enables the data-intensive requirements of the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G and artificial ...


Questioning-the-future-of-privacy-and-the-safety-of-personal-identity

Questioning the future of privacy and the safety of personal identity


Thursday, June 28, 2018 by

While consumers and businesses expand their use of social media and electronic services to record levels, many of America’s most knowledgeable security professionals don’t believe that individuals will be able to protect their privacy and online identity, even with precautionary measures and new regulations such as GDPR. These findings and more are outlin...


What-American-companies-can-learn-from-Europe

What American companies can learn from Europe's new GDPR laws


Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by

People around the world have recently started to receive tons of emails from companies updating their privacy policies. Naturally, many ask, why this is happening, and the ones with a deeper understanding of the process mutter a four-letter combination - GDPR. While an astounding part of the US Senate appears to be confused about the concept of Net Neutrality, Europe&rs...


Artificial-Intelligence-in-the-public-and-private-sectors

Artificial Intelligence in the public and private sectors


Thursday, June 7, 2018 by

You're not the only one nervous about AI -in light of rapid AI growth and adoption, the U.S. Government recently held three Subcommittee Meetings designed to understand the implications posed by the widespread adoption of AI technology in the public and private sectors. So why is the US Government concerned about AI in society, and what role should it be considering...


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A developer's guide to catch the next big smartphone wave


Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by

The recent news from Gartner on the first ever global decline in smartphone sales was a question of when, not if, the sizzling market for smartphones would finally cool down. In fact, the 5.6 percent decline in end user sales during Q4 2017, compared to Q4 2016, is probably best understood as a healthy sign of a successfully mature market. It’s not unlike previous eras ...


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Perspective on the Microsoft v. US Supreme Court decision


Saturday, April 21, 2018 by

The U.S. Supreme Court has recently decided on a ruling for the Microsoft v. U.S. Supreme Court case. Because of the very important implications that this decision could have on the technology industry, we thought it best to get a legal opinion on what the ruling could mean in the future.Geoffrey Sant is a Partner at the international law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP a...


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Introducing The Alliance for Drone Innovation


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by

The Alliance for Drone Innovation (ADI), a new policy-oriented coalition of manufacturers, suppliers, and software developers of personal and professional drones, has commenced operations to represent the interests of individuals, businesses, governments, scientists, academics and others who fly unmanned aircraft in the United States. Jenny Rosenberg, former Department ...


A-Blockchain-messaging-platform-that

A Blockchain messaging platform that's unstoppable


Tuesday, April 3, 2018 by

Today’s instant messaging is about to get a violent shove forward by way of encryption, and Blockchain. Almost all messaging platforms rely on client to server communication, where a unique ID is given to a thread, and stored in a centralized database somewhere. But it’s always been volatile to censorship, network blocking, or any other form of controlled policing....


AI-in-the-auto-industry

AI in the auto industry


Thursday, March 15, 2018 by

Many dealers are still attacking the challenge of customer retention and revenue generation through direct mail or maybe mass email campaigns; tactics they have been using for decades. By identifying lifecycle trigger points, the customer is provided with relevant offers and information, with the critical addition of persistent and individualized follow-up, for as long ...


WebRTC-AI-solution-wants-to-Optimize-your-calling-experience

WebRTC AI solution wants to Optimize your calling experience


Thursday, March 15, 2018 by

callstats.io has announced availability of the first artificial intelligence solution for WebRTC, called Optimize. Optimize helps improve call quality by applying AI and ML algorithms. Optimize works in the background estimating the optimal quality for each user, using insights from the previous sessions. The insights are created in real-time for each individual end-use...


Shared-data-machine-learning-PaaS-kicks-off-from-Cloudera

Shared data machine learning PaaS kicks off from Cloudera


Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by

Cloudera, Inc. announced Cloudera Altus with SDX, a machine learning and analytics Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), built with a shared data catalog providing the business context of that data. Altus supports a variety of high-value business use cases that require applying multiple data analysis capabilities and approaches together. SDX makes it possible for those analytic...


The-most-loved-and-hated-programming-languages

The most loved and hated programming languages


Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by

Stack Overflow has released the Stack Overflow Annual Developer Survey results. With more than 100,000 responses from coders in 184 countries and dependent territories, it is the most extensive survey of the programmer workforce to date.The 2018 survey offers vital insights for businesses looking to understand, hire, engage, and enable the world's developers - shedding ...


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Predict the value of the user behind each new app install with RTP


Thursday, February 22, 2018 by

Winclap will be exhibiting its latest product, Real-Time Pricing (RTP), at the upcoming Mobile World Congress taking place in Barcelona, Spain on February 26 through March 1 at booth #8.1E60 in the App Planet Hall.RTP is a pricing tool introduced to the mobile ecosystem offering a new approach to the mobile user acquisition strategy. Unlike the fixed-rate CPI/CPA model,...


NVIDIA-urges-congressional-committee-to-embrace-AI

NVIDIA urges congressional committee to embrace AI


Thursday, February 22, 2018 by

Artificial intelligence represents the biggest technological and economic shift in our lifetime, NVIDIA’s Ian Buck told a U.S. Congressional committee recently. In testimony before a hearing of the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Information Technology, Buck, vice president and general manager of our Tesla business, said the federal government should increase r...