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AM-SE: Top 10 Best High Tech Gifts For Him Comparison

AM-SE: Top 10 Best High Tech Gifts For Him Comparison

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Uber, Google and other tech employees form Coalition of Black Excellence

Uber, Google and other tech employees form Coalition of Black Excellence

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 When black employee resource groups from a variety of tech companies come together, black magic happens. More specifically, black excellence happens. The Coalition of Black Excellence Week, spearheaded by Uber Litigation Counsel Angela Johnson in collaboration with black ERGs from over 40 tech companies like Facebook, Google, eBay, Lyft and Microsoft, kicks off this Monday in the San Francisco… Read More
As tech automates, Blinkist keeps its book summary service very human

As tech automates, Blinkist keeps its book summary service very human

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 When I first heard of Blinkist, a service that breaks down recent nonfiction books to easily digestible snippets, I was afraid it would turn out to be some machine-learning-driven auto-summary thing. But in talking to co-founder Niklas Jansen, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that the company is still very much people-powered — and in fact, that may be the root of its continuing success. Read More
8 Predictions For The SEA Tech Scene In 2018/19—As Told By Patrick Grove

8 Predictions For The SEA Tech Scene In 2018/19—As Told By Patrick Grove

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2017 ended with a bang: Uber closed a major deal with Softbank. Fake news dominated social media. Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies went mainstream. Initial Coin Offerings surpassed early-stage venture capital funding for internet companies. With all that’s been happening globally, everyone has been asking, what are the implications and what’s in store for the Southeast Asia (SEA) tech scene? So at the end of last year, we spent some time reflecting on our experience and learnings from the regional tech ecosystem. To summarise our perspectives, we pulled together a report to analyse the next stages in the evolution of the regions tech ecosystem as we see it. The timing was a poignant one for us, as it marked 10 years since we had founded iProperty, a company we sold in 2016 in one of the larges
As ad dollars erode, tech investments point the way forward for networks

As ad dollars erode, tech investments point the way forward for networks

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 There’s no doubt that linear advertising revenues are going to decline in the coming years for big networks. Squeezed by Facebook and Google on one side, and impossible consumer expectations created by Netflix, Amazon and other streaming services on the other, the idea of an ad-supported entertainment business is under siege. This chart from the analyst firm Moffet Nathanson shows just… Read More
UK outs extremism blocking tool and could force tech firms to use it

UK outs extremism blocking tool and could force tech firms to use it

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 The UK government’s pressure on tech giants to do more about online extremism just got weaponized. The Home Secretary has today announced a machine learning tool, developed with public money by a local AI firm, which the government says can automatically detect propaganda produced by the Islamic State terror group with “an extremely high degree of accuracy”. Read More
Police chief vows to find culprits in string of Georgia Tech armed robberies

Police chief vows to find culprits in string of Georgia Tech armed robberies

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Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields pledged to apprehend the culprits in a string of armed robberies that have happened near the Georgia Tech campus in the past three weeks. Shield said during an afternoon press conference that the Atlanta Police Department could have done a better job. “Frankly, we did not hit this aggressively enough at the onset and we will start today.” she said. There have been four armed robberies in the past few weeks, with the latest happening this morning near the intersection of 15th and State streets in the Home Park neighborhood near Tech. “We cannot have our students at Georgia Tech or any college being victimized in this manner,” Shields said, noting that APD would be joining with the Georgia Tech police force to better patrol and educate students on saf