How The U.S. Military’s Tech Is Going Green To Save Lives

Refueling a destroyer or any other large piece of military hardware is incredibly dangerous because it leaves troops very vulnerable to attack, especially if it requires a huge convoy. U.S. troops have lost their lives trying refuel vessels that are ultra-dependent on oil. The Department of Defense knows this, and as…

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Facebook enlists AI tech to help prevent suicide

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Can Facebook use all that it knows about us to help stop someone from committing suicide?

It’s been more than a rhetorical question since January, after a video, pulled from the social media platform Live.Me and shared on Facebook, showed a 12-year-old Katelyn Nicole Davis taking her own lifeFacebook couldn’t control the spread of the video and appeared unsure if it even violated its own terms of service.

A month later, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s 6,000 word global community manifesto made it  clear that Facebook is ready to take on a more parental role, one that acknowledges its incredible influence and impact over nearly 2 billion people around the worldZuckerberg wrote: Read more…

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Microsoft Takes On Slack, Facebook Has Overseas Leads, and Other Tech News For Small Biz This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?


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REFILE-BRIEF-Teamax Smart City Tech plans equity investment fund, unit signs deal on cloud …

Says unit signs strategic agreement with Dawning Information Industry’s cloud computing unit. Source text in Chinese: bit.ly/29lBDI5; bit.ly/29eQ3rx.


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Brexit: What it means for Tech (but don’t panic)

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Ping Pong Tables, Eyeball Cameras…And Other Business Tech News You Missed This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?

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