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Your 5G Phone Won’t Hurt You. But Russia Wants You to Think Otherwise.

New York Times - Sun, 12/05/2019 - 9:00pm
RT America, a network known for sowing disinformation, has a new alarm: the coming ‘5G Apocalypse.’

How Volunteer Sleuths Identified a Hiker and Her Killer After 36 Years

New York Times - Sun, 12/05/2019 - 6:19am
What does it actually take to identify a person through genetic genealogy? Wading through infidelities and pornography.

Uber’s Stock Disappoints, Capping a Rocky Path to Its I.P.O.

New York Times - Sat, 11/05/2019 - 12:34pm
Last year, investment bankers said the company could be valued at $120 billion upon its I.P.O. That number has declined in recent weeks.

Bits: The Week in Tech: Facebook and Google Reshape the Narrative on Privacy

New York Times - Sat, 11/05/2019 - 8:27am
You may think privacy means keeping hold of your data. The two tech giants want it to mean they don’t hand data to others.

Sex Toy Award Is Restored by Trade Show After an Outcry Over Sexism

New York Times - Sat, 11/05/2019 - 3:22am
CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention, had rescinded an award for innovation for a sex toy for women, provoking accusations of sexism.

Is Bucking the Trend Key to Digital Transformation?

Infomation week - Sat, 11/05/2019 - 12:00am
Digital transformation isn't about making incremental improvements on the status quo but using emerging technology to be a leader.

Is AutoML the Answer to the Data Science Skills Shortage?

Infomation week - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 11:00pm
While AutoML might not turn a newcomer into a virtuoso, it does lower the barrier to entry for more businesses to reap the benefits of the data age.

Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin’s Vision for Space, and a Moon Lander

New York Times - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 5:29pm
In a choreographed presentation, the Amazon founder said he wants to build the infrastructure for humans to live in space.

Uber I.P.O. is Expected to be Priced at the Midpoint

New York Times - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 4:31pm
At that level, of $47 a share, Uber would be valued at about $86 billion — well below the $100 billion that the company had forecast last month.

Now for Sale on Facebook: Looted Middle Eastern Antiquities

New York Times - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 4:23pm
Facebook groups offer ancient treasures from Syria, Iraq and other conflict zones, some of which may have been pillaged by Islamic State militants.

The Shift: Instagram Is Trying to Curb Bullying. First, It Needs to Define Bullying.

New York Times - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 4:15pm
The effort is part of a larger attempt by Instagram and its parent company, Facebook, to clean themselves up.

Chris Hughes Essay on Breakup Draws an Objection From Facebook

New York Times - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 11:47am
“You don’t enforce accountability by calling for the breakup of a successful American company,” Nick Clegg, a Facebook executive, said in response to the Op-Ed.

Tech Trade Show Restores Award to Sex Toy After Outcry

New York Times - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 11:39am
CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention, had rescinded an award for innovation for a sex toy for women, provoking accusations of sexism.

Two From China Are Charged in 2014 Anthem Data Breach

New York Times - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 11:38am
The insurer was the first of four victims linked to the pair, in what the authorities say was an aggressive hacking campaign.

Uber I.P.O. Values Ride-Hailing Giant at $82.4 Billion

New York Times - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 11:21am
At $45 a share, the company became the third largest for a firm going public on an American exchange.

For a Split Second, a (Simulated) Particle Went Backward in Time

New York Times - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 7:10am
Using a quantum computer, physicists successfully reversed time for an artificial atom. You can even try it at home.

They Got Rich Off Uber and Lyft. Then They Moved to Low-Tax States.

New York Times - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 3:39am
Meet the semiretired millennials who left California for low-tax, low-stress places like Texas, as their former start-ups stampede toward the stock market.

How to Gain Business-Changing IoT Insights

Infomation week - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 12:00am
Implementing industrial IoT means adding new types of data and gaining a host of new and unexpected insights.

Why IoT Development is Heading to Agile

Infomation week - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 11:30pm
Applying legacy software development approaches to IoT projects is inefficient and counterproductive. For a growing number of organizations, Agile is the answer.

AI is being held back: Here's how to fix it

Infomation week - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 11:00pm
To liberate the full potential of machine learning as fast as possible, CIOs, CEOs, and society in general, must first get over fears of losing control.

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