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Technology Faces State-of-Mind Hurdles

Infomation week - Thu, 12/04/2018 - 12:00am
Cloud and open source advocate Sam Ramji, vice president for product management for the Google Cloud Platform, provides a sneak peek into his Interop ITX keynote.

Mark Zuckerberg’s Own Data Disclosed After Senate Hearing: His Notes

New York Times - Wed, 11/04/2018 - 11:10pm
Photographs showed two pages the Facebook chief executive used to prepare his testimony on Capitol Hill, including answers to unasked questions.

To Improve Customer Service Robots Enable Humans

Infomation week - Wed, 11/04/2018 - 11:00pm
When it comes to customer service automation, don't think robots can do it all. They need to work in combination with human staffers.

Facebook Fallout Deals Blow to Mercers’ Political Clout

New York Times - Wed, 11/04/2018 - 12:34pm
Rebekah and Robert Mercer, the conservative donors behind Cambridge Analytica, are trying to limit damage to their nascent empire and deflect scrutiny from their business endeavors.

E.P.A. Assesses Threats on Twitter to Justify Pruitt’s Spending

New York Times - Wed, 11/04/2018 - 12:31pm
The effort seeks to support the agency administrator’s first-class travel and 24-hour security detail, even on a personal trip to Disneyland.

Fact Check: Fact Check: What Mark Zuckerberg Said About Facebook, Privacy and Russia

New York Times - Wed, 11/04/2018 - 12:24pm
We fact checked what Facebook’s chief executive is telling lawmakers in congressional hearings about the social network’s responsibilities to users and more.

Mark Zuckerberg Testimony: Senators Question Facebook’s Commitment to Privacy

New York Times - Wed, 11/04/2018 - 11:42am
Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, began the first of two marathon hearings, answering tough questions on the company’s mishandling of data in a series of debacles over the past year.

Facebook Data Collected by Quiz App Included Private Messages

New York Times - Wed, 11/04/2018 - 7:57am
The social network revealed that the harvesting of people’s Facebook data was not limited to public profile information.

Mark Zuckerberg’s I’m Sorry Suit

New York Times - Wed, 11/04/2018 - 7:51am
The Facebook C.E.O. wore a suit and tie to testify before Congress instead of his usual gray T-shirt. Here’s why it mattered.

Tech Tip: Closing Facebook Comment Windows

New York Times - Wed, 11/04/2018 - 1:00am
Facebook’s “post tabs” try to keep you in the conversation your friends are having about your posts, but you can turn off the tabs.

4 Types of Machine Intelligence You Should Know

Infomation week - Wed, 11/04/2018 - 1:00am
Cognitive computing, AI, machine learning, and deep learning are often used to describe the same thing, when they actually differ. We explain what the differences are so you can better understand how the pieces fit together.

Informatica CEO: Enterprises in 2018 Focus on AI, Data Catalog

Infomation week - Wed, 11/04/2018 - 12:00am
Data management cloud and enterprise software vendor Informatica has seen a surge in interest for data catalog as organizations grapple with the looming GDPR deadline and data privacy issues. Here's what else the company's CEO sees as big trends in data for 2018.

How to Transition from Being a Cloud 'Rookie' to Aficionado

Infomation week - Tue, 10/04/2018 - 11:00pm
Dabbling in the cloud rather than having a cloud strategy with assigned responsibilities is a step toward disaster.

Mark Zuckerberg Meets With Top Lawmakers Before Hearings

New York Times - Tue, 10/04/2018 - 11:41am
The meetings were part of an effort by Mr. Zuckerberg to get ahead of a week of intense scrutiny for him and his company, Facebook.

What Mark Zuckerberg Will Be Grilled On at the Congressional Hearings

New York Times - Tue, 10/04/2018 - 8:36am
Appearing for the first time before a congressional committee, the Facebook founder is likely to be asked about privacy, Russian meddling, fake news and more.

YouTube Is Improperly Collecting Children’s Data, Consumer Groups Say

New York Times - Tue, 10/04/2018 - 7:13am
More than 20 organizations are joining forces to file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission.

Uber to Buy Jump, Maker of Electric Bicycles, After Bike-Sharing Test

New York Times - Tue, 10/04/2018 - 5:52am
Uber said customers’ trips on pedal-assist bikes in a San Francisco pilot program covered almost the same distance as an average car ride.

Adelaide Journal: Elon Musk Likes It Here. Will Other Tech Innovators Follow?

New York Times - Tue, 10/04/2018 - 2:13am
The Australian rust belt city of Adelaide wants to replicate the same innovation model that has revived American cities like Chattanooga and Pittsburgh.

Tech Tip: Dodging Fake Fraud Alerts

New York Times - Tue, 10/04/2018 - 2:10am
Many financial institutions offer fraud alerts by text, but if you’re not sure the message is real, call the company directly or check your account online.

How Southwest Airlines Chooses Big Impact Analytics Projects

Infomation week - Tue, 10/04/2018 - 1:00am
Southwest Airlines operates a fleet of 700 aircraft flying 4,000 flights a day. Here's how it uses analytics to manage all the complexity that comes with that.