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How Trump’s WeChat ban affects businesses in the US

The escalating tech war between US and China has led to a potential ban and discontinued use of WeChat in the US WeChat is an indispensable app used by wider Chinese diaspora to remain connected with families and businesses  President Trump’s proposed sweeping bans on US transactions with owners of …

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Banks are ramping up cybersecurity spend – here’s why

The banking sector is the most targeted by cyberattacks, but also one of the most secure Financial services industry has embraced remote working, now the workforce must be protected The breach of CapitalOne and $80M fine has been a warning to all A decade or so ago, it would have …

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Rockin’ the data center and hybrid cloud with Cisco and Cohesity

Over the last few months technology has made isolation bearable by providing a lifeline for millions. Technology has kept society, businesses, and governments running despite challenging circumstances. Applauding the technology of the modern data center and hybrid cloud, and spotlighting the technology professionals as the new “rock stars,” Cisco and …

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How AI is reinventing the onboarding process for HR

Many companies are beginning to consider AI technologies in their recruitment and onboarding processes AI can expedite document exchanges, learning, and analysis of feedback from new employees Though innovative, AI-powered practices such as cognitive analysis and gamification will always require the human touch Seamless hiring and onboarding is central to …

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Microsoft faces competition in TikTok deal — Twitter

Video-sharing platform TikTok faces an impending buyout from a US company or a nation-wide ban Microsoft and Twitter have shared interest in the acquisition of ByteDance’s TikTok  TikTok has been under the spotlight as it faces a potential nation-wide ban in the US. President Donald Trump cited September 15 as …

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Can robots find a role in providing emotional support?

The pandemic has highlighted how robots can assist us in elements of work and daily life Robots, autonomous vehicles, and drones have been used to deliver medicine, clean floors and more Now AI-powered robots could find roles in providing companionship, in applications like social care The tough job of healthcare …

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Amazon, Verizon bring 5G edge to US businesses with Wavelength

Amazon and Verizon teamed up to bring more 5G-inspired capabilities to businesses The new server sites will deliver cutting-edge 5G services in Boston and the Bay area Retail titan Amazon and telecom giant Verizon announced they would be launching new 5G server sites in Boston and Silicon Valley, offering the …

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