Weekly Round Up 9/7/18

 

Especially coming from a guy as corrupt at Ajit Pai…

The FCC chief’s call for cracking down on tech companies is not only laughable, it’s the ‘height of hypocrisy’

 

Here’s hoping one of them is designed to keep the Kardashians off the air…
10 Takeaways From Variety’s Entertainment and Tech Summit

 

The red tape alone is ging to take a millenium to get through…
A 22-year Apple veteran explains why Silicon Valley’s ‘fast fail’ approach won’t work with health tech

 

We were fools to think it could.

Now We Know Tech Won’t Save Us

 

Watson, you sneaky, little bastard…
IBM used NYPD surveillance cameras to develop facial recognition tech

 

If it helps produce more “People of Walmart”, it’s all good…
Exclusive: Walmart’s Tech Arm is Adding 100+ Jobs in Reston

 

Who needs eyesight when you’ve got Alexa & Siri?
Small screen, big problem: what tech is doing to your eyesight

 

I’m sorry, what did you say? I was checking my Facebook…

Google researchers say the tech industry has contributed to an ‘attention crisis’

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Weekly Round Up 7/27/18

 

 

The last, really great one died in Oct of 2011…
Where have all the great tech leaders gone?

 

Anyone else think this sounds like a Stephen King book waiting to happen?
A Tech Test to Keep Seniors in Their Homes Longer

 

This really isn’t news, is it?
How technology and social media is undermining family relationships

 

Well, sh*t. There goes my mid-morning naps…
Beware. This Tech Can Detect Snoozers At Work, Blast Them With Cold Air

 

I don’t understand. Is there no Postmates out there?
San Francisco Bay Area cities are cracking down on free food at Facebook and other tech companies

 

Um… for the same reason they let Russian Trolls Hijack our election. They don’t care.
A year after Charlottesville, why can’t big tech delete white supremacists?

 

There’s no way I’d take that job…
WHY CONGRESS NEEDS TO REVIVE ITS TECH SUPPORT TEAM

Duh?!

Have the tech giants grown too powerful? That’s an easy one


Almost as much as they hate going into debt over a routine illness. God, our Healthcare sucks.

A big overlooked flaw with health tech: Patients hate going to the doctor


Way to go, Trump.

Liberty, equality, technology: France is finally poised to become a tech power

Weekly Round Up 7/13/18

 

I have enough noise in my head as it is; I don’t need Siri in there too…
Mind-reading tech could unlock communication for nonverbal people


Y’all can thank Zuckerberg for this…

Tech Lobby Head Urges Privacy Standards to Avert Divergent Rules


I mean, if no one else is going to address the Mental Health problem…

Don’t dismiss tech solutions to mental health problems


This all but screams an admission of guilt…

A power play’: Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica cleanup sweeps up marketing tech


Dude, why didn’t you just steal the car?

Former Apple employee charged with theft of autonomous-vehicle trade secrets


Wow…. I guess we are winning at something…

The EU sucks for women tech founders


Because losing my reproductive rights isn’t enough…

What Trump’s pick of Kavanaugh for Supreme Court means for tech


Finally, some good news
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Women in tech: the IT firms tackling the gender imbalance


This is long overdue in my opinion…

Three Huge Ways Tech Is Overhauling Healthcare


This is creepy and cool at the same time…

High-tech road signs detect phone use in cars, flash a warning to drivers


Speaking of creepy…

Smart technology sees through walls to track and identify people


Yeah, but will it help them get my freakin order right?

Toast, a fast-growing supplier of restaurant technology, says it has achieved ‘unicorn’ status

Weekly Round Up 2/2/18

 

 

 

As long as they check the air levels of those footballs before the big game on Sunday…
Goal Line Lasers, Football Sensors and More: Why the NFL Is Slow to New Tech.


If they deliver a doctor to my house via a drone, I will be all over this!

Amazon’s new healthcare company could give smaller healthtech players a boost.


Uncle Tim is getting a public pat on the back from the Idiot-in-Chief?! What is happening?!!

Apple gets rare nod in Trump’s tech-light State of the Union.


Okay, this makes sense…

Apple Avoided $40 Billion in Taxes. Now It Wants a Gold Star?


People need to stop getting their news from Facebook. Seriously.

Tech is now a weapon for propaganda and the problem is way bigger than Russia.


If they deliver a makeup artist via a drone, I’m all over… oh, wait…

Personalization through tech is the future of the beauty industry.

I guess she missed the Women’s March, #MeToo and #TimesUp movements?
YouTube CEO’s response to lack of women in tech was cringey af.


Well, if they’re not gonna do anything about the Gender Gap, then, yeah!

Tech companies have an obligation to join the fight against poverty, says Tipping Point CEO Daniel Lurie.