Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Coding Is ‘The New Second Language’ That Everyone Should Know

Coding, says Apple CEO Tim Cook, is the best foreign language that a student in any country can learn. The tech leader—who is touring France this week, including meeting with French president...

Target Jumps On The Bandwagon To Now Offer “Voice Activating” Shopping

Target is jumping into voice-activated shopping as it deepens its relationship with Google, offering thousands of items found in the store except for perishables like fruit and milk. The move is happening...

The U.S. Military Has A New Social-Media Simulator Designed For Future Wars

The U.S. military is using a new simulator to prepare intelligence analysts and public affairs officers for the social-media front of future wars. A computer program by Cubic is helping to train these troops to...

The Rise of ‘Old School’ Tech and What It Means for Companies Today

The iPhone X was announced last month—the latest, greatest, and priciest smartphone in the Apple family (and yes, I’ll probably break down and get one). It boasts, among other things, an edge-to-edge screen,...

Despite Efforts From Facebook & Google: “Fake News” Is Still Here

Nearly a year after Facebook and Google launched offensives against fake news, they’re still inadvertently promoting it — often at the worst possible times. Online services designed to engross users aren’t so...

Lebron James Teams Up With Intel To Sell You On Autonomous Cars

For now, the general public find self-driving cars sketchy—something that’ll likely only be alleviated by getting consumers more familiar with the technology. Intel, which has made huge inroads in the industry this...

You Can Now Use Bitcoins To Become A Citizen Of This Country

Wu Tang's Ghostface Killah made headlines last week as he has co-founded a cryptocurrency company called Cream Capital. Now the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu has become the world’s first county to...

Survey Confirms Facebook Is The Big Tech Giant That People Trust Least

Nearly 80% of 1,600 Quartz readers surveyed recently said they don’t trust Facebook with their personal data, a sobering finding as Facebook comes under increasing scrutiny for its handling of data...

Move Over Auto Insurance, Cyber Crime Insurance Is The New Boom

Insurer Tryg expects 90 percent of its corporate customers to buy cyber crime insurance within five years as the threat from hackers and viruses to crucial data and IT systems grows. Tryg,...

Mark Zuckerberg Asks For “Forgiveness” if Facebook “was used to divide people”

Mark Zuckerberg seemed to ask for forgiveness this weekend for the way that the platform he created, Facebook, was used by the Russians to influence the most recent presidential election. Zuckerberg, who...

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Apple Is Hiring a Psychologist To Help Siri Have ‘Serious Conversations’

  Apple is on the hunt for a Siri software engineer with a background in counselling or psychology, according to a job listing spotted by CNBC's Christina Farr. The...