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Accenture will begin selling SynOps, a robotic process automation system that it claims was used internally to automate tasks and redeploy about…

Jeremy Kahn / Bloomberg : Accenture will begin selling SynOps, a robotic process automation system that it claims was used internally to automate tasks and redeploy about 40,000 workers   —  - Company unveils new system to help firms streamline work  — Consulting firm says clients testing system saved millions

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As machine learning algorithms get as good as humans at text, image, and speech recognition, Google’s CAPTCHA are getting too hard for humans to solve…

Josh Dzieza / The Verge : As machine learning algorithms get as good as humans at text, image, and speech recognition, Google's CAPTCHA are getting too hard for humans to solve   —  At some point last year, Google's constant requests to prove I'm human began to feel increasingly aggressive.

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An Italian judge orders Francesco Firano, founder of cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail, to repay the $170M worth of cryptocurrency that went “missing”…

David Canellis / The Next Web : An Italian judge orders Francesco Firano, founder of cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail, to repay the $170M worth of cryptocurrency that went “missing” early 2018   —  THAT'S IF HE EVEN HAS IT ANYMORE ...  An Italian judge has reportedly ordered Francesco Firano …

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Housing advocates say automated tools from companies like CoreLogic, used by landlords to screen tenants, fail to capture the complexity of criminal…

Colin Lecher / The Verge : Housing advocates say automated tools from companies like CoreLogic, used by landlords to screen tenants, fail to capture the complexity of criminal records   —  But advocates say algorithms can't capture the complexity of criminal records  —  Mikhail Arroyo had made it out of the coma …

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A look inside Blind’s anonymous chat forum used by Google employees shows transphobic and racist comments and messages critical of Google’s diversity…

Jennings Brown / Gizmodo : A look inside Blind's anonymous chat forum used by Google employees shows transphobic and racist comments and messages critical of Google's diversity efforts   —  In early January, Google systems reliability engineer Liz Fong-Jones announced she was leaving the company after 11 years …

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Rekognition’s only known law enforcement client does not use “confidence threshold”, undermining Amazon’s defense against research showing the…

Bryan Menegus / Gizmodo : Rekognition's only known law enforcement client does not use “confidence threshold”, undermining Amazon's defense against research showing the software's bias   —  Faced with two independent studies that found its facial recognition software returns inaccurate or biased results …

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MediaRadar: YouTube 2018 ad revenue rose 11% YoY, as Geico and Samsung accounted for 11.5% of revenue and media and entertainment companies brought in…

Amy Gesenhues / Marketing Land : MediaRadar: YouTube 2018 ad revenue rose 11% YoY, as Geico and Samsung accounted for 11.5% of revenue and media and entertainment companies brought in 30%+   —  YouTube ad revenues increased 11 percent year-over-year in 2018, according to MediaRadar.  —  YouTube saw a 51 percent ad renewal …

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Google bans 29 apps downloaded 4.3M+ times from the Play Store after researchers discovered they were being used to perform malicious acts like serve…

Dan Goodin / Ars Technica : Google bans 29 apps downloaded 4.3M+ times from the Play Store after researchers discovered they were being used to perform malicious acts like serve scam ads   —  The 29 apps concealed their malice and were hard for many infected users to uninstall.  —  Google has banned dozens …

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SERVPRO, Pismo Beach Fire Damage Specialists, Helps Clients Navigate…

When a disaster of any size hits the family home or business, working through insurance claims can seem like one more overwhelming task. The local specialists in restoring fire damage, Pismo Beach... (PRWeb February 02, 2019) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/servpro_pismo_beach_fire_damage_specialists_helps_clients_navigate_insurance_claims/prweb16074277.htm

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Google’s internal 2018 employee satisfaction survey: 74% of staffers “positive” that the top exec team can effectively lead in the future, down from…

Nitasha Tiku / Wired : Google's internal 2018 employee satisfaction survey: 74% of staffers “positive” that the top exec team can effectively lead in the future, down from 92% in 2017   —  GOOGLE IS A data-obsessed company, but the recent cascade of employee activism can be hard to quantify.

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