As AI Takes Over Jobs: Female Workers May Have the Most to Lose, Especially If They Are Hispanic

Women, especially if they are Hispanic, may be at most financial risk from the automation of jobs says a new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. If the automation revolution is as bad as some researchers believe, almost half of all occupations in the U.S. are at risk of replacement by 2026. Truck drivers will be swapped out...

Tech This Out: New Apple Watch Is Able to Successfully Detect Irregular Heartbeat, Say Results of The Largest Detection Study

As many as 84 percent of the irregular pulse notifications were later confirmed to have been AF episodes. The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple Inc, demonstrating a potential future role for...

#MeToo Alert: New Zealand Mosque Shooter Was Member of Dark Internet Groups That Called For Violence Against Women

Tarrant live-streamed the massacre, shouted out a popular meme slogan and published a long, rambling manifesto replete with inside jokes geared for those steeped in underground internet culture. The New Zealand mosque shooter carefully modeled his attack for an internet age. He live-streamed the massacre, shouted out a popular meme slogan and published a long, rambling manifesto replete with inside...

The Gunman in New Zealand Livestreamed His Killing Spree, The Killer Part: Facebook Could Do Nothing About it

This is where the role of technology is questioned, and rightly so. Questions need to be asked of Facebook, which allowed the 17 minute Live stream to be broadcast on its platform, for millions to see. The millions that would include children of a very young age. Where was all the artificial intelligence (AI) that the boffins in Silicon...

After Facebook Outage, Telegram Gains Over 3 Million Users

After suffering a massive outage on Wednesday, Facebook and its apps were back in action amid sporadic reports of some users still facing some issues. Highly-encrypted mobile messaging platform Telegram on Thursday saw a surge in sign ups as Facebook and its other services like WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger were down for hours. Accroding to a report in TechCrunch, Telegram...

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton Urges Everyone To Delete Facebook Accounts

Acton made statements on Facebook while addressing a panel that also involved a former Facebook software engineer, Ellora Israni at the university. Speaking publicly about his differences with Facebook, WhatsApp's co-founder Brian Acton urged Stanford University students to delete their Facebook accounts, as he explained his reasons for selling the app to Mark Zuckerberg in the first place. Acton made...

Instagram’s Back Up But Facebook and WhatsApp Still Has Its Glitch

Instagram is back up after suffering a "partial outage" for several hours, but its parent company Facebook appears to be still having problems. Users across the world including the US, Japan, New Zealand and parts of Europe were affected by Thursday's outage and faced difficulties accessing the social network giant and its apps Whatsapp and Instagram for several hours. "Anddddd... we're...

Your Health Data Is A New Gold Mine for Advertisers

In the hospital and at home, illness data can be lucrative. Hospitals across the nation are piloting voice-enabled smart speakers in patients’ rooms, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and Boston Children’s Hospital. These institutions are hoping that smart speakers will make patients more comfortable, help staff stay organized, and, in some cases, keep people out of hospitals and...

How Crime-Tracker ‘Citizen’ Keeps Baltimore Safe or Paranoid

It is 2:25 p.m. on a Wednesday, and on North Streeper Street in East Baltimore, a worker is threatening to burn down a building. Seven hours earlier and a few blocks north, a woman was assaulted. The day before, in the same neighborhood, a shot was reportedly fired, and a teenager was spotted “with axe” by a 911 caller...

Truth Be Told: Google Pays Women More Than Men in One Job Category, Guess Which One?

Google has faced accusations of gender bias against women at workplace in the past. Google is paying more to women employees than men in the "Level 4 Software Engineer" category, according to an internal study. According to a report in Forbes on Monday, men in this category were paid extra compensation to make reparations for the gender bias against them. Google...