Category: News Bytes

News Bytes are here to boost your industry knowledge with timely tech stories based on the news.

If you don’t believe me, maybe you will listen to Warren Buffet.  Buffet shares that he “Read 500 pages every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will do it.”

Buffet makes reading a top priority in his daily routine, allocating about 80% of his day to reading, far less time than when he began his career as an investor.

While you may not be able to implement 500 pages of reading into your daily routine, start small.

Rather than scrolling through media that isn’t serving you, fill idle time with reading blogs or books to increase your awareness about current industry issues.

In about five minutes, reading our quick News Bytes will ensure that you continually expand your industry knowledge while reading timely stories.

Start your new reading habit with the following News Bytes:

What is FemTech?

What is FemTech?

When we think of technology, it’s often male entrepreneurs that come to mind. Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and others like them have shaped the technology we use today, but they’re also the reason that many tech industries jobs are still dominated by men. That doesn’t mean that there aren’t women in …

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What AlphaStar AI Can Teach Us About AI Development

What AlphaStar AI Can Teach Us About AI Development

The methods of enhancing systems that use artificial intelligence (AI) to work are rapidly changing. One recent example involves a Google DeepMind project called AlphaStar. That AI project learned to play an esports game called “StarCraft II” better than most humans who reached the Grandmaster level of the game. Why Is This Achievement Significant? Winning …

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How Chatbots and AI Are Controlling Our Minds

How Chatbots and AI Are Controlling Our Minds

When built with traditional coding methods, chatbots feel like glorified menus, capable of tracking an order or referring a customer to a real customer service agent — but not much else. The rise of artificial intelligence (or AI) has changed this. One of the unique capabilities of AI is in its ability to adapt and respond …

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Techies

2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Techies

  With Christmas fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re putting on your list for all of those special people in your life. If you’re out of ideas for the techies on your list, here are some great gadgets you can add to your shopping list to ensure that you’re going to …

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4 Ways To Live Stream the 2019 US Open Finals

4 Ways To Live Stream the 2019 US Open Finals

The US Open is winding down and the finals on September 7th and 8th are rapidly approaching. Some of the US Open has been streaming on usopen.org, but you will need to find a paid streaming service to watch the 2019 Open Finals. There are several different options when it comes to streaming the finals. …

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8 Best Tech Podcasts You Should Listen To

8 Best Tech Podcasts You Should Listen To

Podcasts open up a world of opportunities to learn about new things or capitalize on your interests. If you can’t get enough of technology or want to stay updated about new developments in the field, a podcast is a great place to start. Here are some of the best tech podcasts to check out: 1. …

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Why You Need to Be Addressing User Data Management in Your PR Efforts

Why You Need to Be Addressing User Data Management in Your PR Efforts

When people go online, they typically understand that websites collect their data for certain purposes. However, they may not know exactly how that information gets used. That could be problematic for digital marketers or those in the public relations field. Trust Levels Vary by Industry Addressing how companies use information and manage it to ensure …

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8 Amazingly Practical Uses for Blockchain

8 Amazingly Practical Uses for Blockchain

You’ve probably heard of blockchain. This decentralized distributed public ledger is being lauded as the next big technology that’s going to revolutionize our way of life. You might have heard about it in the context of cryptocurrencies. While Bitcoin‘s ledger was the first blockchain, the technology has since expanded to a plethora of other uses. …

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New Facebook Portal Is Giving People the Creeps

New Facebook Portal Is Giving People the Creeps

Following recent controversy surrounding Facebook’s security breach, the social media giant is now under additional scrutiny. The release of a new device called Portal is the subject of some debate, and not all the press is positive. Review of the product reveals the reason for its less-than-warm reception. The Facebook Portal serves the same function …

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