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How technology and automation will impact human evolution

Technology-driven automation is omnipresent and pervading our lives like never before. From robots and chatbots to virtual/augmented reality, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and beyond, the physical space is littered with digital influence. The impact of increased automation is already upon us and influencing our lives in all possible ways. Up till now technology adoption has never been so rapid, ... Read More »

Social Media Will Soon Hit 2.5B Users: eMarketer

    Facebook Inc. (FB) and other social media company investors have another thing to cheer about: a potential 8% increase in the number of users that access a social network at least once a month this year.That’s according to research firm eMarketer, which is out with a new forecast that pegs the number of social media monthly active users (MAUs) at 2.46 billion individuals, or ... Read More »

How will technology impact creativity?

Marketers are increasingly embracing technology to inform their campaigns and drive better business outcomes. But with automation predicted to claim 50% of all jobs in the next 30 years, should marketers be worried? And can creativity ever be automated? The Drum, in association with real-time media agency Tug, decided to find out by asking top speakers how they see technology impacting creativity ... Read More »

The Amazon Echo 2 Will Look And Sound Better: Be Afraid, Google Home And Apple HomePod

Amazon is reportedly working on the Amazon Echo 2, an updated version of its original smart speaker that catapulted the devices into the mainstream. The Amazon Echo line of devices is largely seen as the market leader in the smart speaker industry. The planned update for the original Amazon Echo will allow it to further widen the gap from competitors ... Read More »

Four key factors that will shape the manager of the future

Doing things as they were done in past won’t last in the rapidly changing industries. Photo:iStockphoto I believe there will be four capabilities and skills that would affect managers in the future: (1) the greater need to think and act strategically in (2) increasingly dynamic environments (3) within global markets that (4) require customer-centric solutions. Strategic Thinking Most of the ... Read More »

Will Goodbody: Time social media firms stopped the rot

Facebook is recruiting an extra 3,000 moderators to scan the network for hate speech There are so many positive things about social media and messaging. It has transformed how we communicate, how we share thoughts, ideas and views, how we get our news, how we learn, how we show our emotions. It has brought together people who are physically and ... Read More »

Apple is yet to crack the home tech market: Will the Siri Speaker change this?

Apple will need to give Siri an intelligence boost before taking on Amazon’s AlexaApple It isn’t often that we talk about Apple’s failures. An $800bn (£619bn) company with the iPod, iPhone, iPad and Mac to its name clearly makes more good moves than bad, but Apple’s efforts to conquer the living room with the same ease in which it put ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Tipped for Unlikely WWDC Reveal; Renders Show How ‘Function Area’ Will Work

iPhone 8 rumours are getting crazier by the day. A fresh report now claim that the iPhone 8 may be unveiled as soon as WWDC in June, refuting all previous claims of a delay. Meanwhile a completely unrelated report uses renders of the iPhone 8 to depict all the possible usages of the expected new ‘function area’ at the bottom ... Read More »

Brexit: UK will ‘not pay 100bn euro divorce bill’ says Davis

The UK will not pay a 100bn-euro (£84bn) “divorce bill” to leave the EU, Brexit Secretary David Davis has said. He told ITV’s Good Morning Britain the UK would pay what was legally due, in line with its rights and obligations, but “not just what the EU wants”. It comes amid claims by the Financial Times that the settlement sought ... Read More »

This spray-on memory will let you store data on any surface or object

A “spray-on” memory that allows for a tiny amount of data to be printed onto surfaces has been created by a team from Duke University. Students at the institution used an aerosol jet printer and nanoparticle inks to create a material capable of storing data that is also incredibly flexible. The chemists behind the project say the method, if adapted ... Read More »