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The Tech Wars of 2018

We are coming up to the end of the year, and it’s a good time to look forward. Next week, I’ll look back and call out my product of the year. Stepping outside of politics and the obvious war between the Democrats, Republicans and common sense, there is the war between Amazon and Google, which […]

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Samsung is Reportedly Improving its Facial Recognition Tech with Software

Facial recognition has been a feature of Android since Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, and it’s always worked as advertised: You unlock your smartphone by staring into the front-facing camera. But it’s always been more of a gimmick feature than anything else — especially since it can be fooled with a picture or video of […]

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Why Are Tech Companies Trying to Kill Us?

This is the question that keeps me up at night after seeing the news of Russian influence through social media, and the rapid rise of road deaths due to smartphone use. I wonder if the executives in these firms understand not only that dead customers don’t generate revenue, but also that some of the victims […]

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Congressional App Challenge Director Rachel Décoste: Get on Board the Tech Train

“Coding is one of the most in-demand skills. There’s a myth out there that you need to have this skill only if you work with computers, but as society develops, you’re going to see coding in every field. This is a skill that’s needed in all job sectors,” said Rachel Décoste, director of the Congressional […]

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