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Microsoft’s Taking a Responsible Leadership Position On AI

Tech News Update July 4, 2022 Microsoft AI

Microsoft has decided to retire and rework an AI tool that could not only recognize our facial features but also identify our moods. Azure Face is an emotion recognition tool. These are highly criticized by experts who believe they violate human rights. Microsoft has just published the updated version of its Responsible AI Standard. It …

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Microsoft Testing New Feature To Give You More Control Over Privacy

Online privacy

It’s no secret that some applications are a little too interested in us and what we’re doing. We’ve all had this experience. You might be talking to a friend about a new product that you’d like to try. Or perhaps you’ve discussed somewhere you’d like to visit. Then the next time you go online you …

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New Report Says Spam Email is Crushing Your Teams Productivity

Tech News Update 06-17 Spam Email Productivity

Spam emails. Everyone hates them. It’s not just the emotional pain of clearing spam from your inbox. Having to do that is a real productivity killer, too. A recent report found that each one of your employees could be losing up to 80 hours each year, thanks to filtering and deleting spam emails. That’s a …

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New Google Chrome Feature Will Block Disruptive Notifications

Tech News Update June 13 2022

When you’re browsing it can feel like you’re being bombarded with things other people want you to see. Not only do we have to click on permissions for cookies and tracking, but now a lot of websites ask for our permission to send us notifications. And while many of these notifications are harmless – news …

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3 Common Cybersecurity Mistakes Made By Businesses

Tech Update - Common Cybersecurity Mistakes

It feels like every day we’re being warned about a new threat to our cyber security, doesn’t it? That’s for good reason. Last year, ransomware attacks alone affected 81% of US businesses. And the cost of cyber-crime is estimated to hit $10.5 trillion by 2025, according to the ‘2022 Cybersecurity Almanac’. But we’re still seeing …

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Business Leaders Say They Would Pay Ransom If Hacked Again

Tech News Update May 30 2022 - Ransomware

Ransomware is one of the fastest growing cyber-crimes in the world. Last year, 37% of businesses were victims of an attack. In case you didn’t know, a ransomware attack is where cyber criminals infiltrate your network (or device) and steal your data by encrypting it. The data is still there, but you can’t access it. …

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No More Passwords? New Technology Hopes To End Them Forever

Tech News Update - No More Passwords

No one likes passwords! Creating them. Remembering them. Typing them in. Your whole mood can change when an application you’re using suddenly logs you out, and you have to go through login all over again. It’s frustrating for everyone. So, here’s some very welcome news, courtesy of Microsoft, Apple, and Google. The tech giants have …

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