The following are some of the tech topics we are tracking: Amazon’s share of the US e-commerce market is now 49 %, or 5% of all retail spend Though Amazon has been at odds with the current political dispensation in the United States, it is keeping on growing. While President Trump's tweets against Amazon did affect its stock price, it looks like it has weathered the storm … [Read more...] about Amazon gets close to 50 percent of US ecommerce market share, PC sales up, cyber security critical in Internet of Things, Blockchain causes disruption
The following are some of the tech topics we are tracking: Google Updates File Signature Checks for Android Apps APKs from private websites have long been the threat vectors for Android smartphones. Google has taken an initiative to stop such APKs from spreading malware or remotely taking over the smartphone by adding a file signature to the header of Android app metadata. By … [Read more...] about Google to add signature for non playstore APKs, Microsoft and EY’s blockchain tool, CIO advise for tackling constraints in innovation,
Crafting a Vision for the AI-Enabled Future Artificial Intelligence (AI) represents an interesting paradox. On the one hand, the goals of systems that can behave with the intelligence of humans, perceiving their environment around them, understanding and comprehending information and how to apply that information for decision-making, learning from experiences, and even greater … [Read more...] about A Vision of the AI-Enabled Future
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not the only technology that’s getting a lot of media and investor attention these days. Blockchain is emerging as a technology in its own right separate from the much-hyped rise in value of cryptocurrencies. Proponents of blockchain claim that it will have fundamental, ground-breaking impact on all industries, changing the way that we transact … [Read more...] about AI & Blockchain: Double the Value or Double the Hype?
We Built A Powerful Amazon Facial Recognition Tool For Under $10 Ever since it was announced, the Amazon's powerful facial recognition tool has been in news for all the wrong reasons. Forbes took a behind the scenes look at how Amazon Rekognition can be used to build facial recognition tools at incredibly low cost by anyone with a computer. The result - Forbes team was able to … [Read more...] about Yes there are dark sides to AI, but what if it keeps us safer? Does that make Google the bad guy? (again?)