Tag Archives: Make

Bill seeks to make social media firms liable for online content

Legislation which will be published on Tuesday would see responsibility for online content shifted back on to tech giants rather that the person who posts the content. Social media companies could face the prospect of unlimited fines if they fail to remove posts which risk prejudicing criminal trials. Legislation which will be published on Tuesday would see responsibility for online ... Read More »

Cramer: Defense, the dollar and tech make up the market’s ‘new normal’

As news continues to emerge from Texas after Hurricane Harvey, CNBC’s Jim Cramer noticed investors shifting their focus to several other stock market themes. “First feature of the new normal? America’s not the world’s policeman anymore,” the “Mad Money” host said. “Sure, an attack on Japan is like an attack on us. But if North Korea ever sends a missile at ... Read More »

Deliveroo launches new technology to make takeaways arrive faster

Deliveroo is launching new technology that it says will help bring takeaways to customers’ doors even more quickly and double the number of meals restaurants are able to produce. The new platform, developed by Manhattan-based food company Maple, provides chefs with item-level information to optimise food preparation time and helps to identify the kitchen bottlenecks that can keep people waiting ... Read More »

MIT Researchers Make AI System That Detects Sarcasm on Twitter Better Than Humans

HIGHLIGHTS New AI system can detect sarcasm in tweets better than humans May help computers spot and remove online hate speech, abusive comments Originally aimed to develop a system capable of detecting racist posts MIT scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence system that can detect sarcasm in tweets better than humans, an advance that may help computers automatically spot and remove ... Read More »

Facebook Acquires AI Assistant Startup Ozlo to Make Messenger Smarter

HIGHLIGHTS Ozlo specialises in understanding text-based conversations The startup has raised $14 million from a number of investors It has 30 employees, majority of which will be joining Messenger To build out a more elaborate personal assistant for the Messenger users, Facebook has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) startup Ozlo that specialises in understanding text-based conversations. The four-year-old startup claims that its virtual assistants can understand ... Read More »

Event: Can technology make your business better?

Join a panel of experts on Thursday 14 September to discuss how to transform your enterprise with technology. It now seems that there’s a technological hack for almost any problem that a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) might face. From providing staff members with a way to connect to the office from the comfort of their homes, to video conferencing ... Read More »

MXene Could Help Make Batteries That Charge as Fast as Supercapacitors: Study

HIGHLIGHTS Mxene could pave the way for fully charging your smartphone in just a few Key to faster charging energy storage devices is in the electrode design It would then be capable of charging at much higher rates of batteries A new battery electrode design from a highly conductive, two-dimensional material called Mxene could pave the way for fully charging ... Read More »

Fitbit May Buy Pebble, but Can It Really Make a Killer Smartwatch?

HIGHLIGHTS There are reports of Fitbit acquiring smartwatch maker Pebble Third-party smartwatches have missing features or rely on hacks You’re probably better off buying Android Wear or an Apple Watch Recently, reports have been circulating that Fitbit, the foremost player in the fitness-wearable space, is looking to buy Pebble, one of the early smartwatch makers with considerable clout in that ... Read More »

Make Your Company More Successful With These Business Tips

At some point in time, even the savviest, most strategic business owners will find that their company comes to a standstill. When this time comes, it’s important to know what steps to take so that your organization can move beyond the plateau and remain on the road to perpetual growth. Three business tips that can help you realize this objective ... Read More »

Technology is a marvel – now let’s make it moral

Illustration by Jasper Rietman Illustration: Jasper Rietman Countless decisions must soon be made about how Britain navigates the world, having cut itself adrift from the European Union. And alongside the obvious things like trade deals and immigration rules, we ought too to make choices about who and how we want to be as a society. What is Britain in the ... Read More »