Category: Tech

  • ‘We’re being hijacked by technology’: Industry insiders question ethics in tech

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    PORTLAND, Ore. — We’re being hijacked by technology, that’s according to The Center for Humane Technology, a nonprofit created by former tech industry insiders, like people who’ve worked for Google and Apple. The founders of this nonprofit are worried about the toll technology is having on society and the ethics behind development. The goal is […]

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  • United States officials have halted a Chinese group’s plan to buy an American electronics company.

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    Chinese deal makers may soon find it even harder to get investments and acquisitions through. Lawmakers in Washington introduced a bill late last year that would widen Cfius’s remit, giving it oversight over more types of deals and, in particular, those that move advanced technologies into foreign hands. The intensified scrutiny comes as China’s government […]

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  • Spotify Shared 10 Most Popular Songs For Valentine’s Day

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    Depending on the state of your personal life, Valentine’s Day can either be a celebration, a source of anguish, or a total non-event. To cover all of those bases, Spotify has shared lists of its 10 most popular songs in four Valentine’s Day-themed categories — “love,” “sex,” “heartache,” and, for the rancorous, “anti-Valentine’s.” Spotify’s release […]

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  • China’s Tech Revolution Is Just Getting Started

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    We are witnessing the ascendance of a superpower through prodigious mercantile and technological influence A few months ago, I stumbled across a line in a business title that stopped me in my tracks: at that point, 15 Chinese startups had reached unicorn status that year alone; effectively, 30 per cent of the world’s billion-dollar companies […]

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  • Mercedes Formula 1 team strong after loss of Key Personnel

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    The Mercedes Formula 1 team now has such strength in depth that it could withstand any of its senior technical personnel leaving, reckons boss Toto Wolff. Paddy Lowe left his role as Mercedes’ executive technical director ahead of 2017 and moved to Williams. But Mercedes still earned a fourth straight F1 title double, with James […]

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  • Silicon Valley Pioneer Scott McNealy Says Tech Is Unstoppable

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    Technology has become an integral part of people’s lives — and it’s not likely to slow down anytime soon, said tech pioneer Scott McNealy. “It’s unstoppable,” McNealy, co-founder and former CEO of Sun Microsystems, said Friday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” “We’re getting more tech in our lives every day as we go to VR or AR and […]

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  • The Top Five U.S. Tech Companies Took A Huge Hit During Recent Sell Off

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    The top five U.S. tech companies have taken a huge hit during this recent sell-off. The combined market value of Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook is down $437 billion, as measured by the decline from each of the stocks’ respective 52-week highs — all of which occurred on or after Jan.18 of this year […]

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  • The Future Of Sales Tech

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    The end of the year always brings with it a time to reflect on what we learned — and what surprised us — over the past 12 months. For the sales tech world, 2017 was a year packed with innovation and new ideas. As we embark on this new year, here’s a look at the […]

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  • Ex Employees Of Facebook And Google Launch Campaign To Fight Tech Addiction

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    Former employees at companies such as Google and Facebook are pushing for tech companies to rethink and redesign addictive and intrusive tools under a new organization called Center for Humane Technology. The Center for Humane Technology is partnering with nonprofit Common Sense, which advocates for kids and families in the digital age, on a campaign […]

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  • Technology Launch To Push For Awareness Of The Effects Tech On Children

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    If you’re worried about the effects of technology on kids, you’re not alone. The Center for Humane Technology, in partnership with nonprofit Common Sense, is launching a campaign called Truth About Tech to raise the alarm about how technologies like social media affect young minds. Tech companies “created the attention economy and are now engaged in […]

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