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Cybersecurity Key Concern for APAC; Google Preps for ‘Future of Work’

Posted July 26th, 2017 at 1:03 pm (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: APAC Users Not Confident Their Online Data Is Properly Secured A new survey released by the Internet Society shows cybersecurity is a top concern for consumers in the Asia-Pacific, with more than 70 percent saying they believe their online personal data is not properly secured. Up to 55 percent said they were […]

Microsoft’s Mobile Dreams Unravel; Foxconn Robots Replace Humans

Posted May 25th, 2016 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Microsoft Retreats in Smartphone Battle, 1,850 Jobs Could Go Microsoft’s foray into the mobile smartphone market appears to be at an end. The tech giant’s smartphone business has been in its death throes in recent months. And now, Microsoft just announced it will cut about 1,850 jobs, mostly in Finland, and write […]

Foxconn Nabs Nokia Dumbphone Brand; LinkedIn Data Posted for Sale

Posted May 18th, 2016 at 11:48 am (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Why a Taiwanese Company Is Paying $350 Million to Build Nokia Dumbphones Microsoft announced Wednesday it is selling its featurephone Nokia brand to Foxconn, a Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer best known as the manufacturer of iPhones. Old fashioned featurephones, also known as dumbphones, are still very popular around the world and show no […]

Cuba’s Secret Internet; Wickr’s Cats; Twitter New Features

Posted January 27th, 2015 at 2:14 pm (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: How Sensors and Drones Can Combat Global Hunger Author Shawn DuBravac argues that sensors, which have revolutionized mobile devices and are now empowering wearable technology, could potentially help alleviate world hunger. He suggests equipping food-supply wares and storehouses with sensors that raise the alarm once a shortage begins, rather than having a person […]