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Speakers at Think 2018 You Don’t Want to Miss

Speakers at Think 2018 You Don’t Want to Miss

From Monday, March 19 to Thursday, March 22, technology experts will arrive in Las Vegas to discuss some of the topics that matter most in the sector while attending Think 2018, a conference organized by IBM.   There are some speakers at Think 2018 weighing in on Sunday, March 18, too. Here are 21 experts …

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The Now and Future of Device Productivity

The Now and Future of Device Productivity

Early this decade, PC sales began a precipitous decline prompted largely by the advent of smartphones and tablets. It led many prognosticators to forecast that mobility and productivity were merging: Soon, only the old and stubborn would still use their bulky, power-hungry desktop computers to do their work. The young and progressive would do everything …

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Will We Only Have Portless Devices in the Future?

Will We Only Have Portless Devices in the Future?

To much recent dismay, Apple eliminated its audio port starting with iPhone 7. Google left it off the Pixel 2. While we don’t have completely portless devices yet, it certainly seems that we’re moving in that direction. Headphone jacks aren’t the only feature tech companies have been removing from their devices. Some smartphones today are …

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What’s in Store for the Future of Airports?

What’s in Store for the Future of Airports?

Today’s passenger planes are larger and more powerful than ever before. They also have greater range than anyone could imagine in the days when the 727 defined world-class air travel. But as flight technology has improved, have airports kept up? The answer is largely “no.” Airports today feature more shopping and amenities and better restaurants compared …

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AI Technology: Empowerment Versus Ethics

AI Technology: Empowerment Versus Ethics

Artificial intelligence or AI technology has the capability to make complex calculations, solve problems and improve inefficiencies much faster than the human mind. However, many engineers are voicing concerns about this accelerated growth and calling for universal ethical standards that would be built into machine intelligence. Without built-in ethics as a safeguard, they say the …

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Government Upgrade: Integration of Drones and 5G to Improve Quality of Life

Government Upgrade: Integration of Drones and 5G to Improve Quality of Life

The transition to life in a world where computer-controlled drones regularly carry out everything from military sorties to pizza delivery is making some people nervous. For the most part, the public still hasn’t interacted with drones except when they hear about them on the news, typically not about anything pleasant. However, industry leaders are now …

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How Tech Companies Are Fighting Terrorism

How Tech Companies Are Fighting Terrorism

Terrorist groups like Al Qaeda and ISIS have long used the internet to bring in new recruits and radicalize potential members. ISIS, in particular, shows an exceptional mastery of modern digital tools and social media, and regularly releases and spreads propaganda on viral levels. Anyone fighting terrorism has a tough time going head to head …

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