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The Future, According to Jack Ma; Uber CEO Resigns

Posted June 21st, 2017 at 12:18 pm (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Alibaba’s Jack Ma: AI Could Lead to 4-hour Workdays and World War III Adding his voice to a chorus of visionaries warning about the dangers of artificial intelligence (AI), Alibaba Founder and CEO Jack Ma told CNBC AI automation could allow people more free time, perhaps leading to four-day work weeks in […]

‘Mobile Security Broken’ Without Concerted Effort for Change

Posted August 19th, 2016 at 10:51 am (UTC-5)
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Does any of this sound familiar? A vulnerability or malware is discovered. A patch is released and the problem is fixed. But then a new threat pops up and the cat-and-mouse security cycle begins again with no winners in sight. And some security experts believe this approach will no longer be sustainable as more and […]

Indonesia Fights Same-sex Emoticons; 25 Percent of Mobile Apps Insecure

Posted February 11th, 2016 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Indonesia Warns Messaging Apps to Drop Same-sex Emoticons The government of Indonesia, where homosexuality is a sensitive topic, is demanding that instant messaging apps remove stickers and images that express support for bisexual or transgender orientations. The move follows a backlash on social media over same-sex stickers on popular messaging app Line […]