Google is building a coronavirus testing website for the US government

Google is developing a website for the US government to help citizens determine whether they need a coronavirus screening. The announcement was made by President Donald Trump after the commander-in-chief asked for help from major technology companies to help formulate a response to the disturbing outbreak. Speaking at a press conference in the Rose House […]

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The future is a foreign country | News

UK – Ben Page, CEO of Ipsos Mori, shared a whisper-quiet tour of consumer trends with an eye to the future on the second day of Impact 2020. & # 39; Most predictions are not correct. The more we know that, the more comfortable we will feel when something happens, ”said Page as he opened […]

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Government presses ahead with tech tax plans despite US threats

Through Press association 2020 Social media apps A tech giant tax will continue despite U.S. threats of retaliation against the British auto industry. The government confirmed that a new 2% charge would come into effect on April 1, impacting search engines, social media services and online marketplaces that "derive value from UK users". Companies whose […]

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Government presses ahead with tech tax plans despite US threats

A tax on tech giants will continue despite the US threats of retaliation rights against the British auto industry. The government confirmed that a new 2% charge would come into effect from 1 April, with consequences for search engines, social media services and online market places that "get value from users in the UK". Companies […]

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Government presses ahead with tech tax plans despite US threats

Through Press Association 2020 Social media apps A tax on tech giants will continue despite the US threats of retaliation rights against the British auto industry. The government confirmed that a new 2% charge would come into effect from 1 April, with consequences for search engines, social media services and online market places that "get […]

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The new privacy rules: Why it’s time to talk ethics in an AI age | News

UK – It's time to review privacy for the age of artificial intelligence – and that conversation requires everyone to be involved, according to AI expert Ivana Bartoletti. She proclaimed weapons at the Impact 2020 conference and urged all delegates to take the ethical considerations of AI and data seriously, by building in built-in privacy, […]

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Jamie Bartlett: Better systems needed to ‘re-establish ground truths’ | News

UK – Technology has complicated, confusing implications for the future, so we need to create new systems that are suited to an online world, according to Jamie Bartlett, former director of the Center for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos. During the Impact 2020 conference of the Market Research Society in London, Bartlett made […]

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Capgemini acquires Advectas | News

SWEDEN / FRANCE – Capgemini, a technology and digital transformation consulting firm, has purchased the Scandinavian company information and data science company, Advectas, for an undisclosed amount. After the purchase, more than 200 Advectas employees will join Capgemini's global Insights & data business line to help meet growing customer demand for Capgemini's business intelligence and […]

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Trax buys Qopius | News

SINGAPORE – Trax, a retail analysis company, has acquired European AI-based technology company Qopius for an undisclosed amount. Retailers and consumer goods manufacturers use Trax execution and store analysis to help manage shelf availability and merchandising. It uses image recognition algorithms that convert photos from store shelves into insights at shelf and store level. This […]

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