System Integration (API)

API or system integration is a term that is becoming more present in our lives, even if sometimes we don’t know about it. Wanna know more about what an API is, how it works and what uses it have? Keep reading and I’ll tell you everything about it. What is an API? API is the abbreviation for…


5 machine learning success stories: An inside look

Artificial intelligence and machine learning (ML) are gaining significant traction in the enterprise, with organizations increasingly harnessing the technologies to better anticipate customers’ preferences and to bolster business operations. Spending on AI systems will top $97.9 billion in 2023, nearly triple the $37.5 billion spent through 2019, according to IDC. And 87 percent of 950 organizations surveyed…


Zoom video chat’s full encryption won’t be a free feature

But the videoconferencing service could make exceptions so nonprofits get end-to-end encryption without paying. Zoom is working on end-to-end encryption to protect privacy on its increasingly popular video chat service, but the company will make it a premium feature not available to free accounts. Alex Stamos, a Zoom security consultant and former chief security officer for Yahoo, told Reuters the company could include exceptions…


How HR robotics can be good for people

The automation of human resources processes, some of which uses robotic process automation, can benefit humans, as a clutch of Nordic and UK organisations show Organisations can use software-based robotic process automation (RPA) to make staffing cuts, but this is not the style favoured by Norwegian hairdressing chain Cutters. The company, which started with one salon in…


Uber self-driving cars allowed back on California roads

It comes nearly two years after one of Uber’s self-driving cars was involved in a fatal crash in Arizona. Uber scaled back its autonomous car operations following the incident. Receiving a permit in California – which has granted permits to 65 other transport firms – is the latest step in Uber’s revival of the programme.…


Satya Nadella looks to the future with edge computing

Speaking today at the Microsoft  Government Leaders Summit in Washington, DC, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made the case for edge computing, even while pushing the Azure cloud as what he called “the world’s computer.” While Amazon, Google and other competitors may have something to say about that, marketing hype aside, many companies are still in the midst…

Facebook revela sus siete principios de privacidad

Facebook hopes self-learning robots will improve its AI

Inside a small lab at Facebook’s Menlo Park, California, headquarters, a black-and-red robotic arm moves back and forth but struggles to land its gripper in a spot researchers want it to hit. First, the arm moves too far to the right. Then, it goes too far to the left. The arm, which researchers call Pluto, acts like…


5G networks: Trump says US shouldn’t block technology

US President Donald Trump has said he wants the US to become a technology leader through competition rather than by blocking others. Mr Trump said American firms must “step up their efforts, or get left behind”. He did not specifically mention China’s Huawei, though many interpreted the comments as Mr Trump taking a softer stance…


How Google plans to reinvent the user interface

Google´s next move will be like “Minority Report”, but on your watch, toaster and factory floor. When the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone 12 years ago, he also introduced to many the concept of the multitouch user interface. He emphasized the benefit of using “the pointing device we were all born with”:…