Space debris from failed rocket misses New York City by minutes

May 13, 2020 at 01:51PM The rocket, launched from China, eventually landed in the Atlantic Ocean with reports of fallen debris destroying property Space debris from failed rocket misses New York City by minutes … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Space debris from failed rocket misses New York City by minutes

Improvisation And Retraining May Be Key To Saving Patients In New York’s ICUs

April 8, 2020 at 08:28PM Pulmonologists in New York hospitals are now supervising doctors from other specialties as they try to keep ICUs staffed, and are deploying equipment in new ways. But COVID-19 is a demoralizing foe. Improvisation And Retraining May Be Key To Saving Patients In New York’s ICUs…

Improvisation And Retraining May Be Key To Saving Patients In New York’s ICUs

April 9, 2020 at 08:03PM Pulmonologists in New York hospitals are now supervising doctors from other specialties as they try to keep ICUs staffed, and are deploying equipment in new ways. But COVID-19 is a demoralizing foe. Improvisation And Retraining May Be Key To Saving Patients In New York’s ICUs…

There is no greater illustration of corporate America’s moral decay than Amazon | Ross Barkan

April 01, 2020 at 01:14PM The company dismissed a worker who had been protesting conditions – someone who dared to raise the consciousnesses of those around him Coronavirus – live US updates Live global updates See all our coronavirus coverage On Monday, Amazon fired a warehouse worker who had been protesting about conditions at aContinue reading “There is no greater illustration of corporate America’s moral decay than Amazon | Ross Barkan”

Do you know how Zoom is using your data? Here’s why you should | Arwa Mahdawi

April 01, 2020 at 07:00AM The video-call provider has apologised for sending data to Facebook without users’ permission, showing that we must be vigilant about the tech we use Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A couple of months ago, Zoom was a dull, if successful, videoconferencing app that not many peopleContinue reading “Do you know how Zoom is using your data? Here’s why you should | Arwa Mahdawi”

Ceros launches MarkUp, a design collaboration tool for live websites

March 23, 2020 at 03:29PM When designers need to collaborate with other teams, they can currently turn to products like InVision and Zeplin. But Ceros creative director Jack Dixon said there’s a “pretty interesting gap in the market” — once you move beyond prototypes and start working with websites that are either live or inContinue reading “Ceros launches MarkUp, a design collaboration tool for live websites”

Facebook will ban certain ads to prevent efforts to exploit coronavirus fears

March 07, 2020 at 10:00PM Tech company will temporarily ban ads for medical face masks on the social network and Facebook marketplace Facebook is temporarily banning advertisements for medical face masks as part of an effort to prevent use of its social media platform to exploit people’s concerns about the coronavirus outbreak. Related: Coronavirus: USContinue reading “Facebook will ban certain ads to prevent efforts to exploit coronavirus fears”

‘New York Times’ Reporter On The Attempted Saudi Hack Of His Smartphone

January 29, 2020 at 09:03PM NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with Ben Hubbard of The New York Times, who has reported extensively about Saudi Arabia, about the Saudi attempt to hack his iPhone. ‘New York Times’ Reporter On The Attempted Saudi Hack Of His Smartphone…

‘New York Times’ Reporter On The Attempted Saudi Hack Of His Smartphone

January 28, 2020 at 09:18PM NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with Ben Hubbard of The New York Times, who has reported extensively about Saudi Arabia, about the Saudi attempt to hack his iPhone. ‘New York Times’ Reporter On The Attempted Saudi Hack Of His Smartphone…

Microsoft announces global Teams ad push as it combats Slack for the heart of enterprise comms

January 17, 2020 at 04:05PM The long-running contest between Microsoft and its Teams service and Slack’s eponymous application continued this morning, with Redmond announcing what it describes as its first “global” advertising push for its enterprise communication service. Slack, a recent technology IPO, exploded in the back half of last decade, accreting huge revenues whileContinue reading “Microsoft announces global Teams ad push as it combats Slack for the heart of enterprise comms”

The Citizen crime app hasn’t made me safer – just more scared | Emma Brockes

January 06, 2020 at 03:13PM It claims to help New Yorkers ‘stay safe and informed’. But its constant updates play on our worst rubbernecking instincts On the second day of the new year, I awoke to the news that a man had been assaulted on 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue, and there had been aContinue reading “The Citizen crime app hasn’t made me safer – just more scared | Emma Brockes”

Time: A Viral Tweet Accused Apple’s New Credit Card of Being ‘Sexist.’ Now New York State Regulators Are Investigating

November 11, 2019 at 09:54PM New York regulators are investigating Goldman Sachs after being alerted for potentially violating state laws banning sex discrimination with regard to Apple’s new credit card. A discriminatory algorithm may be to blame. The Apple Card, which Apple announced this March, is issued by Goldman Sachs. After complaints began to circleContinue reading “Time: A Viral Tweet Accused Apple’s New Credit Card of Being ‘Sexist.’ Now New York State Regulators Are Investigating”

Even after Microsoft wins, JEDI saga could drag on

October 28, 2019 at 06:27PM The DoD JEDI contract saga came to a thrilling conclusion on Friday afternoon, appropriately enough, with one final plot twist. The presumptive favorite, Amazon did not win, stunning many, including likely the company itself. In the end, Microsoft took home the $10 billion prize. This contract was filled with dramaContinue reading “Even after Microsoft wins, JEDI saga could drag on”

Dasha AI is calling so you don’t have to

August 02, 2019 at 02:31AM While you’d be hard pressed to find any startup not brimming with confidence over the disruptive idea they’re chasing, it’s not often you come across a young company as calmly convinced it’s engineering the future as Dasha AI. The team is building a platform for designing human-like voice interactions toContinue reading “Dasha AI is calling so you don’t have to”

Catalyst raises $15M from Accel to transform data-driven customer success

July 30, 2019 at 04:00PM Managing your customers has changed a lot in the past decade. Out are the steak dinners and ballgame tickets to get a sense of a contract’s chance at renewal, and in are churn analysis and a whole bunch of data science to learn whether a customer and their users likeContinue reading “Catalyst raises $15M from Accel to transform data-driven customer success”

Fortnite World Cup: 15-year-old British boy wins nearly £1 million in online shooting game

July 28, 2019 at 10:27AM Jaden Ashman says he was ‘stunned’ to finish so high in the gaming contest in New York Fortnite World Cup: 15-year-old British boy wins nearly £1 million in online shooting game … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Fortnite World Cup: 15-year-old British boy wins nearly £1 million in online shootingContinue reading “Fortnite World Cup: 15-year-old British boy wins nearly £1 million in online shooting game”

Slack shares soar 60% on Wall Street debut, valuing messaging app at $25bn

June 20, 2019 at 04:21PM Loss-making tech firm smashes expectations in blockbuster first day of trading on New York Stock Exchange Slack shares soar 60% on Wall Street debut, valuing messaging app at $25bn … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Slack shares soar 60% on Wall Street debut, valuing messaging app at $25bn

Google rejects plans to fight sexual harassment and boost diversity

June 19, 2019 at 08:49PM Board rejects all 13 shareholder proposals to address a range of issues even as workers protest outside event Alphabet, the parent company of Google, failed to pass several proposals to address sexual harassment, antitrust issues and diversity policies at its annual shareholder meeting, despite hundreds of employees protesting outside theContinue reading “Google rejects plans to fight sexual harassment and boost diversity”

Salesforce is officially making Seattle its second headquarters with its Tableau acquisition

June 10, 2019 at 02:56PM Here’s an interesting by-product the news today that Salesforce would be acquiring Tableau for $15.7 billion: the company is going to make Seattle, Washington (home of Tableau) the official second headquarters of San Francisco-based Salesforce, putting the company directly in the face of tech giants and Salesforce frenemies Microsoft andContinue reading “Salesforce is officially making Seattle its second headquarters with its Tableau acquisition”

New York school district’s facial recognition system sparks privacy fears

May 31, 2019 at 06:00AM Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’ A school district in western New York is launching a first-of-its-kind facial recognition system, generating new privacy concerns about the powerful but controversial technology. The Lockport city school district is beginningContinue reading “New York school district’s facial recognition system sparks privacy fears”

New York tenants fight as landlords embrace facial recognition cameras

May 30, 2019 at 06:00AM More than 130 residents at a Brooklyn apartment complex oppose plan to use the cameras, whose use, experts say, is quietly expanding in cities Tenants in a New York City apartment complex are fighting their landlord’s effort to install a facial recognition system to access parts of the buildings, callingContinue reading “New York tenants fight as landlords embrace facial recognition cameras”

Huge asteroid destroys New York in Nasa simulation after scientists fail to deflect it

May 07, 2019 at 10:11AM Fictional crash tests the ways that disaster response and space agencies would deal with such a natural disaster Huge asteroid destroys New York in Nasa simulation after scientists fail to deflect it … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Huge asteroid destroys New York in Nasa simulation after scientists fail toContinue reading “Huge asteroid destroys New York in Nasa simulation after scientists fail to deflect it”

Pinterest shares leap 25% in spectacular New York stock exchange debut

April 18, 2019 at 05:41PM Latest Silicon Valley ‘unicorn’ valued at $12bn Popular digital scrap book platform is close to making money Pinterest, the digital pin board company, made a spectacular debut on the New York stock exchange on Thursday when its shares leapt 25% in its first few hours of trading. The company, thatContinue reading “Pinterest shares leap 25% in spectacular New York stock exchange debut”