EIN Tech News. 20 December 2018.
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Published on 07:27 GMT
Facebook gave tech comoanies access to vast amount of users’ personal dataNew York: For years, Facebook gave some of the world’s largest technology companies more intrusive access to users’ personal data than it has disclosed, effectively exempting those business partners from its usual privacy rules, according to internal …Source: Economic Times
Published on 04:44 GMT
Hughes Communication India bags Rs 100 crore deal from Sterlite TechSatellite communications service provider Hughes India has bagged Rs 100 crore contract from broadband technology firm Sterlite Tech to provide satellite connectivity to Naval Communication Network. Indian Navy had awarded a Rs 3,500-crore contract to …Source: Economic Times
Published on 15:57 GMT
Buying a tech gift for a kid? Read this firstBut it’s not enough to read the label on the box. It’s important to understand the kind of experiences children will have when interacting with the technology. Search out technologies that engage children as producers, not consumers. That means robotic …Source: Co.Design
Published on 15:52 GMT
RTI licenses chemical time-release tech to energy firmRESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – RTI International has struck an exclusive licensing agreement for a chemical time-release technology with EnKaps, Inc, which maintains two dual headquarters in Research Triangle Park and in Texas. EnKaps develops and delivers …Source: WRAL
Published on 15:03 GMT
Blockchain and Telemedicine May Challenge Swelling Healthcare Costs in the U.S. as More Companies Adopt New TechPOINT ROBERTS, Wash., Dec. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Investorideas.com, a leader in tech and healthcare investor news, issues a sector snapshot looking at how blockchain technology will play a leading role in healthcare. NXT-ID, Inc.’s (Nasdaq:NXTD) …Distribution channels: Media, Advertising & PR …
Published on 09:25 GMT
Chinese province pledges $17b investment to drive tech, innovationCHINA’s ambition to become the global leader in technology is no secret, and in recent times, the country has funneled a lot of funds and crafted policies towards achieving that goal. Judging from the rise of Chinese tech giants and numerous other tech …Source: Asian Correspondent
Published on 15:24 GMT
Sell-Side Slashes DBV Tech Price Targets After Withdrawal Of BLA For Peanut Allergy ImmunotherapyDBV TECHNOLOGIE/S ADR (NASDAQ: DBVT) shares were losing more than half of their value in Thursday trading following an update on the company’s lead pipeline candidate. What Happened DBV said Wednesday after the close it has voluntarily withdrawn …Source: Benzinga
Published on 07:49 GMT
What developments lies in store for the tech sector in 2019?In the world of technology, the impossible has an unnerving habit of becoming the “new normal” virtually overnight. And all predictions from industry analysts are that the pace of innovation will accelerate in 2019. So, just what lies ahead? …Source: Manchester Evening News
Published on 11:11 GMT
Coding in the classroom: Cape Breton students experience high-tech learningCoding robots, green screens, 3D printers and other tech tools are increasingly being used to complement traditional teaching methods in Cape Breton classrooms. The Cape Breton-Victoria Centre for Education has been expanding its lending library of …Source: CBC
Published on 06:55 GMT
Google’s Earth: how the tech giant is helping the state spy on usThe internet surrounds us. It mediates modern life, like a giant, unseen blob that engulfs the modern world. There is no escape, and, as Larry Page and Sergey Brin so astutely understood when they launched Google in 1998, everything that people do online …Source: Guardian Weekly
Published on 15:37 GMT
Recruiting report card: Texas Tech’s 2017 class produces solid defensive players, offensive potential remains untappedBy Selby Lopez , Staff Writer Contact Selby Lopez on Twitter: @LopezSelby31 With the early signing period upon us, here’s part three of our four-part series looking back at Texas Tech’s past four recruiting classes. Here’s a look back at the …Source: The Dallas News
Published on 12:31 GMT
Canada is right to scrutinize Chinese technology. Beijing’s influence is all too realIn a op-ed in The Globe and Mail last week, China’s Ambassador to Canada, Lu Shaye, argued that the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Chinese telecom gian Huawei, had warranted a souring of Chinese views toward Canada. Despite Meng being held on allegations …Source: Calgary Herald
Published on 08:26 GMT
In brief: Threepipe gets Bounce, Kredo adds tech client, wins for W, Jargon and RMSThreepipe Bounces into New Year with client win London table tennis bar Bounce has appointed Threepipe to manage its PR and influencer activity. The agency will be responsible for press office activity for both Bounce venues (Old Street and Farringdon), …Source: PRWeek US
Published on 12:05 GMT
London Metropolitan Police Deploy Facial Recognition Tech Sporting A 100% Failure RateFacial recognition tech isn’t working quite as well as the agencies deploying it have hoped, but failure after failure hasn’t stopped them from rolling out the tech just the same. I guess the only way to improve this “product” is to keep …Source: Techdirt.
Published on 06:36 GMT
Facebook let tech firms view users’ private messages, data: reportFacebook granted major tech companies like Microsoft, Amazon and Netflix access to users’ personal data in ways not previously disclosed, according to interviews and internal documents reported by The New York Times. The news outlet cited interviews …Source: Hill
Published on 12:52 GMT
ExtremeTech’s Best Cars and Car Tech for 2019In an era when all cars are pretty good and all cars are pretty safe, these 10 cars, SUVs and pickups stand out as the best of 2018. They advance the state of the art in technology as well as driving refinement and driving pleasure. Life is too short to …Source: ExtremeTech
Published on 14:21 GMT
2019 Small Business Technology Available Now Reviewed by ExpertsProductivity-enhancing devices, embedded AI, updated productivity software, connected printing and security products highlighted—in a new article from eMazzanti Technologies HOBOKEN, N.J. (PRWEB) December 20, 2018 A NYC area IT consultant and MSP …Source: University Chronicle
Published on 09:55 GMT
Facebook Allowed Some Tech Companies To Read And Delete Users’ Private Messages: NYTFacebook reportedly gave some of the world’s largest tech companies access to users’ personal data, including allowing some firms to read and delete users’ private messages and obtain contact information through their friends, without users’ knowledge or …Source: Politics Daily
Published on 11:56 GMT
Nokia and Ooredoo launch Myanmar’s first 5G tech hubNokia and Ooredoo have joined forces to launch Myanmar’s first 5G Telecommunications and Technology Centre in Yangon. The centre will be used by students and research graduates at the Yangon Technological University… Nokia and Ooredoo have joined …