Advertisements


How can we avoid coded bias in facial recognition tech?

Artificial intelligence researcher Joy Buolamwini explains why we should question the technology......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcMay 4th, 2021

Google wants people to use 2FA, so it’s just going to turn it on for them

Non-tech-savvy users always use the defaults, and the default will soon be 2FA. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Enabling two-factor authentication (2FA) on a Google account requires someone who is proactive about account security. Users hav.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 25 min. ago

Improve Conversion Rate Optimization With a CRO Checklist

Conversion rate optimization (CRO) is a critical metric for marketers. This checklist will help you avoid common mistakes and improve CRO for your business. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News12 hr. 57 min. ago

Robot learns to brush hair and other tech news

LJ Rich looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News12 hr. 57 min. ago

Insuring crops from space: Satellite data could help farmers avoid drought, damage

Extreme weather poses increasing challenges to the agricultural sector. New insurance models based on satellite data may reduce the risk of drought for farmers, writes Robert Finger......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 57 min. ago

Tripod Tech expects new capacity to come online in 2H21

Tripod Technology will have new production lines at its manufacturing site in Xiantao, China's Hubei province get ready for production in June, according to the Taiwan-based PCB manufacturer. Output at the site will be ramping up starting the second.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 57 min. ago

Lite-On Tech April revenues up on month, down on year

EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$13.643 billion (US$480 million) for April, increasing 3.05% on month but decreasing 0.76% on year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 57 min. ago

Today’s best tech deals: New iPad Pro, Amazon devices, and more

Dealmaster also has deals on wireless headphones and lots of video games. Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) Today's Dealmaster includes a nifty $50 discount on the new 11-inch Apple iPad Pro at Walmart, with the 128GB and 256GB versions of the pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

The Daily Crunch: Chime will stop calling itself a bank to settle complaint by CA regulators

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

How Robert Reffkin went from being a C-average student to the founder of Compass

In April, real estate tech company Compass forged ahead with its initial public offering and is now valued at nearly $6.4 billion. At that time, TechCrunch Senior Editor Alex Wilhelm caught up with founder and CEO Robert Reffkin to chat about his com.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Stylus: When Good Design Powers Tech

The conversation always seems to be how tech is powering the modern world. “Stylus” is a series that instead looks at how good design is powering tech – and our daily lives - forward. We take a glimpse into the lives of small creators, and the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Twitter Begins To Show Prompts Before People Send "Mean" Replies

Nasty replies on Twitter will require a little more thought to send. From a report: The tech company said it is releasing a feature that automatically detects "mean" replies on its service and prompts people to review the replies before sending them......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

NASCAR ditches decades of tradition for its Next Gen race car

Cup cars will run centerlock wheels, sequential transmissions, and flat floors. On May 5, NASCAR unveiled its seventh-generation race car at its tech center in Charlotte, North Carolina......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Lifestyle changes to keep the world from warming up

Scientists widely agree that we must limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius to avoid catastrophic climate impacts. Environmental scientist Laura Scherer investigates how we should change lifestyles to achieve this temperature goal. Her research.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Public health expert issues warning over potential community breakdown in COVID response

A public health expert from the University of Stirling says governments must change the post-pandemic narrative in order to avoid community breakdown......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Personal skin problems leads founder to launch skincare startup Nøie, raises $12M Series A

Inspired by his own problems with skin ailments, tech founder Daniel Jensen decided there had to be a better way. So, using an in-house tech platform, his Copenhagen-based startup Nøie developed its own database of skin profiles, to better care for.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

IBM 2nm chip breakthrough claims more power with less energy

Next-gen processor tech gives more performance with less energy use, IBM claims......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

5 Biggest Rivalries in Computing History

History is filled with famous rivalries, but few have matched the intensity and the viciousness seen when two tech industry giants clash heads. Here are what we consider the five biggest rivalries in computing history........»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Musicians, including RATM"s Tom Morello, urge Spotify never to use patented voice recognition tech

Spotify’s patent, granted on January 12, describes analyzing users’ voice and background noise to detect their mood and social setting, such as whether they are in a coffee shop, alone, at a party, etc., and make track suggestions based on this d.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

TechCrunch Survey of Scottish Tech Hubs: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the larger European capitals. Over the next few weeks, we will ask entrepreneurs in these cities to talk about their ecosystems, in their own w.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Payments, lending and neobanks rule fintechs in emerging markets, report says

Tech investments in emerging markets have been in full swing over the past couple of years and their ecosystems have thrived as a result. Some of these markets like Africa, Latin America, and India, have comprehensive reports by publications and firm.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021