Is Snap the next Uber?

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When engineer Shannon Lubetich left Snap last fall, she didn’t go quietly. According to a recently released memo, Lubetich took aim at Snap’s culture and hinted that the company mirrors many others in Silicon Valley: sexist, racist, hetero- and cis-normative with halfhearted attempts to improve diversity and inclusion. Here’s her email, as published by Cheddar. Read More

Now that it’s here, what can we learn from the bumpy journey to GDPR compliance?

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The deadline for GDPR compliance has finally arrived and, if you’re like my editor, you’re probably wondering what’s left to say on the subject. We’ve certainly run some excellent overviews of the new legislation here at CIO. But, hold your horses. The data privacy issue isn’t over just because GDPR is now a reality – Read More

The business evolution within the 4th Industrial Revolution

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The 4th Industrial Revolution will be dominated by companies with the flexibility to adapt to forthcoming technological innovation that is well beyond our current comprehension. Because of this, business leaders must build certainty in their companies while confronting a future that promises nothing but uncertainty. Many of today’s most successful companies are at the intersection Read More

Healthcare goes mobile: how consumer devices are changing the future of care

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Digital health is the next frontier of healthcare. Across the entire care continuum, hospitals, clinics, and other institutions have recognized the transformational role technology can play in helping practitioners treat patients in more efficient, less expensive ways—all while producing better patient outcomes. As calls for value-based care grow louder, it’s incumbent on healthcare leaders to Read More

What the Supreme Court ruling on arbitration means for #MeToo

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The 2012 case of Ellen Pao versus Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers was a turning point in the tech industry. It opened the floodgates for more recent revelations about sexism, harassment, and assault in tech, such as those from Susan Fowler Rigetti. The technicality that brought Pao’s case to mainstream attention revolved around private companies’ Read More

Apple Gives Developers Access to Health Records API For Improved Consumer Health Care

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Apple announced on Monday that researchers and developers will soon have access to a Health Records API, allowing them to further health research and give US consumers a more individual experience. The Health Records feature already allows patients of more than 500 hospitals and clinics in the US to access their medical information from various Read More

Facebook Fan Page Operator Has Privacy Responsibilities: EU Court

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The operator of a fan page on Facebook is also responsible for protecting visitors’ personal data and cannot hide behind the social network, the European Union’s highest court ruled on Tuesday. The case stems from a dispute between a German fan page on Facebook which used the social network to store cookies on visitors’ hard Read More

HP Sees up to 5,000 Job Cuts as Part of Restructuring Plan

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HP now expects 4,500 to 5,000 employees to leave the company by the end of fiscal 2019 as part of an ongoing restructuring plan, the PC maker said on Tuesday. In October 2016, HP’s board had approved a restructuring plan to be implemented through fiscal year 2019, under which it had expected around 4,000 job Read More

Chennai-Based Developer’s App ‘Calzy 3’ Wins Apple Design Award

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A Chennai-based developer has won a design award for his app “Calzy 3” here at the Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018. Developed by Raja Vijayaraman, “Calzy 3” is a highly customisable calculator that uses iOS technologies to offer features like Multitasking, Face ID and Touch ID. “This helps privately viewed saved history and bookmarks, Read More

Want a Bezel-Less Screen? How About an in-Screen Fingerprint Sensor? Check Out The Vivo X21

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Smartphone makers across the globe are tied up in a tight race to bring out the most screen to body ratio in their smartphones to offer a completely bezel-less and immersive experience to the users. Most have tweaked the existing design of their smartphones by shifting the fingerprint sensor to the back in order to Read More