Google Releases New AI Tool That Spots Internet Child Abuse

Google just released a new AI tool that aids companies and organizations when searching for inappropriate images of child sexual abuse. The tool was released on Monday and is gaining recognition within the internet policing community. Lead Engineer Nikola Todorovic issued the following statement: “Quick identification of new images means that children who are being […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • September 4, 2018
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Foxconn Donates $100 Million To Partner With UW-Madison

Foxconn Technology Group, the Taiwanese electronics company that specializes in multinational manufacturing, plans to invest $100 million into the engineering research program at the University of Wisconsin. The partnership will establish the Foxconn Institute for Research and Technology, an organization whose mission is to educate. A large amount of the money will go towards a […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 29, 2018
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Google is spending $600 million on data center

Data development Google announced that it will invest $600 million into its data center outside Charleston, South Carolina. The data center is integral to Google’s company, as it is one of their only data centers. It helps operate some of its flagship programs like Gmail and Google Drive, which many consumers use and love. Google […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 15, 2018
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Dropbox beat expectations but saw stock slide

Dropbox dropping On Thursday, Dropbox gave their quarterly report, delivering figures of revenue and earnings that beat expectations. However, shares still dropped for the tech company. In fact, on Friday, Dropbox’s stock dropped almost eight percent and COO Dennis Woodside announced that he will be stepping down. JMP Securities Analyst Greg McDowell explains that the […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 10, 2018
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DNC warns Dems about Huawei, ZTE

Huawei, ZTE face more backlash The Democratic National Committee told Democrats not to use technology from Chinese-based smartphone manufacturers Huawei or ZTE. The DNC learned that an organization close to the party had considered purchasing ZTE phones for its democrats, which sparked the warning sign. They are the most recent organization to denounce the legitimacy […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 6, 2018
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Brookstone files for bankruptcy

Bankrupt Brookstone Technology and furniture retailer Brookstone announced on Thursday that it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company reported that it will close all of its mall stores but will keep its airport locations. Brookstone is still looking for a buyer and has received a $30 million loan to operate while it waits. […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 3, 2018
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Atos acquires Syntel in IT-merger

Atos expands to US market French IT firm Atos acquired US IT firm Syntel this weekend, a deal worth $3.4 billion. The deal will give Atos exposure to US firms and better equip the company with knowledge about certain aspects of the IT industry. Syntel has expertise in cloud services, social media and mobile analytics, […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 23, 2018
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Hasbro bounces back from underperformance

Hasbro avoiding turning into a has-been? Ever since Toys “R” Us closed, Hasbro has been struggling to generate sales and keep their profit margins up. However, in Q2 of this year, the toy manufacturer may have turned over a new leaf. Sales were still down by 7 percent last quarter, but they still exceeded expectations […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 23, 2018
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European Commission fines Google $5 billion

Google faces another European lawsuit The European Commission announced on Wednesday that it is fining Google €4.34 billion ($5 billion) for forcing its Google apps onto smartphone users. Antitrust official Margrethe Vestager had this to say about the fine: Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search engine. They […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 19, 2018
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