Tech News Roundup May 9

The following are some of the hot topics we are tracking in the technology ecosystem: Technology Ticker Agricultural innovation committee recommends government upgrades rural telecommunications infrastructure – ZDNet Yelp, Google Hold Pointers to Fix Governments – Wall Street Journal Automatic Assignment of Future Inventions: A Serious Error of Federal Law that Requires Supreme Court Review […]

Tech News Roundup May 4

The following are some of the hot topics we are tracking in the technology ecosystem: Technology Ticker Data61, Treasury to review the future of blockchain technology in Australia – ZDNet GeekWire Deals: Use Alexa or your phone to control your TV with the Blumoo IR blaster Apple hires robotic hand pioneer Yoky Matsuoka, former UW […]

Tech News Roundup May 2

The following are some of the hot topics we are tracking in the technology ecosyste Technology Ticker Why is the technology industry so afraid of tax? – Sydney Morning Herald ‘Sense Of Urgency’ In Forming Next Government – 98FM Tad Czyzewski Named Executive Director of The Choral Arts Society of Washington Schumer urges federal investigation […]

Black Mirror Transcends Fiction Into Reality

Fiction, especially fiction with technology components, can be an entertaining way to think through ethics issues. With that in mind a series we have been watching is the Netflix anthology called Black Mirror. Black Mirror highlights the dark side of life and technology, is now a reality. In the third episode of Season 1, “The Entire History […]

Tech News Roundup April 18

The following are some of the hot topics we are tracking in the technology ecosystem: Technology Ticker Amazon takes on Netflix with new monthly Prime membership programs Privacy wars pit technology firms vs. the feds – Austin American-Statesman For 911 Operators, Technology Helps, But Job Still Stressful – Emergency Management Commentary: KPLU’s proposed acquisition by […]

Three Reasons for Procurement’s Slump with Tamr

Content for the blog post below is provided by Matt Holzapfel. This is the first in a series of blog posts. This blog series will examine the value procurement organizations are gaining by accelerating their technology agenda. Even though procurement’s constant push for efficiency gains, declining commodity process, and the rise of technology, procurement has […]