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State of the Art: How to Combat China’s Rise in Tech: Federal Spending, Not Tariffs

New York Times - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 7:15pm
The United States government once invested mightily to build the modern world. Now it has abdicated that role to a foreign rival.

Tech We’re Using: When a Tech Reporter Doesn’t Use Much Tech

New York Times - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 4:27pm
David Streitfeld has covered technology for years for The Times. He thinks the Luddites are misunderstood.

New York City Looks to Crack Down on Airbnb Amid Housing Crisis

New York Times - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 3:03pm
The City Council voted unanimously to significantly regulate Airbnb and its peers, taking aim at landlords renting apartments a few nights at a time.

Facebook to Remove Misinformation That Leads to Violence

New York Times - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 3:00pm
Critics say the company has not done enough to block false posts that have led to attacks in countries including Sri Lanka, Myanmar and India.

E.U. Fines Google $5.1 Billion in Android Antitrust Case

New York Times - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 1:11pm
European officials hit the internet giant with the record penalty for abusing its power in the smartphone market, the region’s latest move to rein in the clout of tech companies.

Elon Musk Walks Back ‘Pedo Guy’ Attack on Thai Cave Diver

New York Times - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 1:08pm
The tech billionaire had faced mounting criticism from investors for calling the British diver a pedophile after the man criticized Mr. Musk’s submarine.

Zuckerberg Tries to Clarify Remarks About Holocaust Deniers After Outcry

New York Times - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 11:29am
Facebook’s chief executive had said in an interview that false and “deeply offensive” conspiracy theories alone were not enough to get someone barred from the site.

Trilobites: Don’t Squish the Jellyfish. Capture It With a Folding Robotic Claw.

New York Times - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 10:02am
A new invention could help marine scientists study sea creatures in their natural habitat more effectively without harming them in the process.

Tech Fix: The Benefits (and Limits) of Using Tech to Plan a Wedding

New York Times - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 9:18am
Our newly engaged tech columnist tried to use tech to plan his wedding. He was immediately overwhelmed by the complexity of the process.

Digital Transformation: Turning Data Into Dollars

Infomation week - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 2:00am
Acting on data analytics isn't just about identifying areas to cut costs. Analytics also can drive new revenue opportunities.

Tech Tip: Flicks and Other iPad Keyboard Tricks

New York Times - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 1:00am
The latest version of Apple’s iOS software for the iPad tries to save you time with typing shortcuts — once you know what they are.

5 Top Languages for Machine Learning, Data Science

Infomation week - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 1:00am
Looking to make the move into one of the hottest jobs in technology today? Machine learning specialists are in high demand. Here are 5 of the top languages you may need in these careers.

Trilobites: 3-D Color X-Rays Could Help Spot Deadly Disease Without Surgery

New York Times - Wed, 18/07/2018 - 3:49pm
A new medical scanner, derived from technology used by particle physics researchers at CERN, “is like the upgrade from black-and-white film to color,” one of its developers said.

The Biggest Spender of Political Ads on Facebook? President Trump

New York Times - Wed, 18/07/2018 - 3:15pm
A new study based on Facebook data provides a picture of who is placing political ads on the social network ahead of the midterm elections. President Trump tops the list.

MIT and IEEE Partner to Advance Extended Intelligence

Infomation week - Wed, 18/07/2018 - 8:00am
Innovation is entering a new stage of maturity as a range of academic and industry organizations ponder the impacts of autonomous and intelligent systems.

CDAOs Drive Change by Blurring Lines, not Drawing Them

Infomation week - Wed, 18/07/2018 - 3:30am
The buck stops with the chief data/analytics officer in modern business intelligence.

Tech Tip: Add Pictures to Android Contacts

New York Times - Wed, 18/07/2018 - 1:00am
Tired of seeing your friends as initials in tinted circles? If they don’t have a profile photo already, you can add your own to their address-book entries.

How Clouds Will Crystallize Around Blockchain

Infomation week - Wed, 18/07/2018 - 12:15am
There's lots of talk about where blockchain will be used. Next up: The cloud.

The New New World: Latest Sign of China’s Slowdown: A Technology Cash Crunch

New York Times - Tue, 17/07/2018 - 3:32pm
Long awash in money, the country’s start-up scene has seen an unprecedented downturn. That could be a bad sign for the rest of the Chinese economy.

Uber Is Target of Federal Sex Discrimination Inquiry

New York Times - Tue, 17/07/2018 - 10:28am
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating the ride-hailing company’s hiring and pay practices.