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…


Re-purposing data and questionable effectiveness could undermine trust in NHS contact-tracing app

Data experts have expressed concern about the UK government’s approach to building a Covid-19 contact-tracing app, citing the potential for data to be re-purposed and its questionable effectiveness as primary worries. Developed by the NHS’s digital healthcare innovation unit, NHSX, the app is currently being tested in the Isle of Wight before a planned roll-out…


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…


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…