Home / Tag Archives: environment

Tag Archives: environment

AC Global Risk, a startup that touts Apple, Facebook, Palantir, and Google as clients, claims it can assess one’s “risk level” via a 10 minute yes/no…

Ava Kofman / The Intercept : AC Global Risk, a startup that touts Apple, Facebook, Palantir, and Google as clients, claims it can assess one's “risk level” via a 10 minute yes/no voice Q&A   —  Is it possible to tell whether someone is a criminal just from looking at their face or listening to the sound of their voice?

Read More »

Study of developed markets: US has the 5th highest per gigabyte prices in 4G smartphone plans and is the most expensive market in wireless home…

Karl Bode / Motherboard : Study of developed markets: US has the 5th highest per gigabyte prices in 4G smartphone plans and is the most expensive market in wireless home broadband plans   —  US consumers pay “excessive" prices for mobile data, research firm warns, adding that with looming mergers—it could soon get worse.

Read More »

Google settles racial discrimination claim with a contractor who was frequently harassed by security in shopping centers as he was mapping Wi-Fi…

Matthew Weaver / The Guardian : Google settles racial discrimination claim with a contractor who was frequently harassed by security in shopping centers as he was mapping Wi-Fi networks there   —  New contract offer withdrawn after ‘Rashid’ complained that undercover project left him vulnerable to profiling

Read More »

Ohio treasurer’s office launches OhioCrypto.com, enabling local businesses to pay taxes with bitcoin; payments are processed and converted to dollars…

Paul Vigna / Wall Street Journal : Ohio treasurer's office launches OhioCrypto.com, enabling local businesses to pay taxes with bitcoin; payments are processed and converted to dollars by BitPay   —  State backs technology that has garnered lots of hype but failed to gain traction as a form of payment

Read More »

Inside US law enforcement’s hunt for British ISIS hacker Junaid Hussain, who used Twitter and other tools for spreading online propaganda and…

John P. Carlin / Politico : Inside US law enforcement's hunt for British ISIS hacker Junaid Hussain, who used Twitter and other tools for spreading online propaganda and recruiting   —  How a British hacker joined ISIS's top ranks and launched a deadly global cyber plot.  —  This text is excerpted from the book Dawn of the Code War …

Read More »

Palantir to set up a joint venture called Syntropy with German lab supplies company Merck KGaA to offer cancer data analytics tools to research…

Reuters : Palantir to set up a joint venture called Syntropy with German lab supplies company Merck KGaA to offer cancer data analytics tools to research centers   —  FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Palantir Technologies Inc will set up a cancer data analytics joint venture with German lab supplies company Merck KGaA …

Read More »

Axios Autonomous Vehicles – Axios

Axios Axios Autonomous Vehicles Axios Just ask Blackberry . What's next: Ford is using its commercial vehicles expertise to develop routing and dispatch technology for fleet management, and is building out a transportation-as-a-service platform to integrate with its business partners. The ... and more »

Read More »

Council Rock South senior develops mobile application for hospital communication – The Intelligencer

The Intelligencer Council Rock South senior develops mobile application for hospital communication The Intelligencer Another application he built, a music sharing app called Vibe, got more than 10,000 downloads after being featured on Mashable as App of the Day in 2015, Randy said. Those previous apps he developed are no longer operational because he hasn't ... and more »

Read More »