Digital Transformation in a Hybrid Workplace to be addressed by digital leaders at the #DXLeadersPH2022

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MANILA, Aug 15, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – The 2nd Philippines edition of DX Leaders Strategy Forum is gearing up with the goal of constructing a future-proof hybrid work for organisations in the Philippines. The strategy forum is taking place on 24-25 August 2022 in Manila. As more employees prefer a work-from-anywhere model rather than traditional office setup, the government and organisations are looking for an action plan to seamlessly adapt and mitigate the risks and become resilient to possible threats. Over 150+ digital leaders and technology experts are invited to gather and confer about … Read More “Digital Transformation in a Hybrid Workplace to be addressed by digital leaders at the #DXLeadersPH2022”

Audiobooks, e-books and now ‘a-books’: Can augmented reality take reading to the next level?

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We’ve all heard of e-books, but augmented reality might soon be giving us a brand new reading experience. So-called “augmented books” – or “a-books” – could be coming to shelves near you in the future, with the University of Surrey announcing the latest version of a research project which seeks to combine the best of both physical and electronic books. Like electronic books, augmented books would allow readers to access extra information or multimedia content about what they are reading; all while keeping the look and feel of a physical book. AI Song Contest: The Eurovision spin-off where musi… Read More “Audiobooks, e-books and now ‘a-books’: Can augmented reality take reading to the next level?”

Meta’s chatbot says the company ‘exploits people’

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BANG Showbiz English

Meta’s chatbot says the company “exploits people”. The prototype bot – which uses artificial intelligence and can natter on “nearly any topic” – gave its frank opinion of the Facebook’s parent company and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg. It told BBC News that the 38-year-old billionaire “our country is divided and he didn’t help that at all” when asked for what the robot thought of him. It also said: “His company exploits people for money and he doesn’t care. It needs to stop!” Meta – who also own and operate WhatsApp and Instagram – asserted that the chatbot was in development and could come up … Read More “Meta’s chatbot says the company ‘exploits people’”

Anheuser-Busch Is an Undervalued Winner: Morningstar

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The Street

By Dan Weil Morningstar ranked the 10 most undervalued stocks on its Best Companies to Own list. The stock market is full of uncertainty, with the S&P 500 dropping 23% from the end of last year to June 16 and then rebounding 16% since then. So what does that mean for investors? “During uncertain times, investors may want to own companies that offer some sense of certainty in terms of cash flows and company fundamentals,” Susan Dziubinski, director of content for, wrote in a report. “That’s where Morningstar’s Best Companies to Own list comes in. The companies that make up this … Read More “Anheuser-Busch Is an Undervalued Winner: Morningstar”

New saliva home test can detect early signs of oral and throat cancer ‘with 90% accuracy’

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A new home screening test using artificial intelligence to detect oral and throat cancers from saliva samples has been launched in the United States, with hopes the device could change the future of oral and throat cancer detection. With more than 90 per cent accuracy, the saliva test is the first to detect early signs of oral and throat cancers based on a technology that has received the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) “breakthrough device” designation. Notoriously difficult to detect, these cancers can often go undiagnosed until they have reached an advanced stage due to a lack of ef… Read More “New saliva home test can detect early signs of oral and throat cancer ‘with 90% accuracy’”

New Report Reveals Most AI-Savvy Cities In The UK

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An extensive report by Yell into the use of artificial intelligence (AI) has revealed how consumers are engaging with the technology, and using it to interact with businessesThe report, which surveyed over 2,000 consumers and more than 1,000 UK business leaders also reveal the cities with the most AI-savvy residents – with Cardiff taking the top spotCompiled over 37 pages of in-depth analysis, the report also highlights the current challenges that AI technology faces, such as lack of consumer trustQ2 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more With AI-based household tech such as smart speak… Read More “New Report Reveals Most AI-Savvy Cities In The UK”

‘The Princess’ review: The story of Princess Diana, as the media told it and covered it

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Chicago Tribune

Another documentary about Diana, Princess of Wales. What more is there to say — or be revealed — at this point? Not much. But “The Princess” on HBO, from director Ed Perkins, takes a unique approach: The film assembles news coverage that spans nearly two decades, from her 1981 engagement to Prince Charles to her 1997 car accident death in Paris. The end result is not so much the story of Diana (even though it obviously is) but a look at the telling of her story — as the media told it. Which means there are no present-day talking heads inserted along the way. Just clips stitched together chrono… Read More “‘The Princess’ review: The story of Princess Diana, as the media told it and covered it”

Here’s what the $52 billion CHIPS Act means for regular people

On Monday, President Biden signed into law the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, a $280 billion bill that paves the way for new chip foundries to be built on US soil. It’s a significant investment in the domestic semiconductor industry, with $52 billion specifically marked for manufacturing and research. For those of us who don’t spend our time analyzing the geopolitical chess moves made by countries, this news may sound irrelevant to everyday life. But there are practical benefits to the USA reasserting its presence in chip manufacturing—ones that even we normal citizens will see, either directl… Read More “Here’s what the $52 billion CHIPS Act means for regular people”

Tokyo Cafes With Free WiFi

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Savvy Tokyo

Sometimes working from home can be distracting. If you’re looking for where to go for a change of pace and a good cup of coffee to go along with it, read on to know more. Tokyo has a great range of cafes, but many don’t offer free wireless internet access or power outlets. So, for the benefit of those with a computer in hand, a deadline on the horizon and an urgent need for caffeine, here are our top spots in the capital with free wifi. Whether you’re frantically hitting the books or a freelancer needing time out of the house, let this be a starting point for getting things done. Coffee Valley… Read More “Tokyo Cafes With Free WiFi”

Analysis: Pesticides are creating a biodiversity crisis in Europe

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By Juliet Ferguson – Investigate Europe Travelling by train from central London, it doesn’t take long before the city gives way to a patchwork of mostly agricultural fields. But one of these fields is special. The Broadbalk field – part of the Rothamsted Estate – is the site of some of the oldest agricultural research experiments in the World. It was here that in 1843 the first wheat seeds were planted by estate owner John Bennet Lawes and his scientific collaborator, chemist Joseph Henry Gilbert. With that wheat, they were also planting the seeds of modern scientific agriculture. The various … Read More “Analysis: Pesticides are creating a biodiversity crisis in Europe”