Google CEO eyes major opportunity in healthcare, says will protect privacy – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet Inc and its Google subsidiary, said on Wednesday that healthcare offers the biggest potential over the next five to 10 years for using artificial intelligence to improve outcomes, and vowed that the technology giant will heed privacy concerns. US lawmakers have raised questions about Continue Reading

European court: Nintendo doesn’t have to offer refunds for digital pre-orders

In context: Nintendo has been on a hot streak in the legal arena lately. Just yesterday, the company managed to convince a federal court to overturn a previous ruling that would have forced it to pay out roughly $10 million as part of a prior patent dispute judgement. Now, a Continue Reading

Insurers look to curb ransomware exposure as US cyber premiums rise – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

US insurers are ramping up cyber-insurance rates by as much as 25 percent and trying to curb exposure to vulnerable customers after a surge of costly claims, industry sources said. The changes follow a challenging year of hackers using malicious programs, known as ransomware, to take down systems that control Continue Reading

‘Click I agree’: UN rapporteur says prince tried to intimidate Bezos with text | Technology

The message, it seems, could not have been clearer. On 8 November 2018, just one month after the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, received an unsolicited text from Mohammed bin Salman’s WhatsApp account. According to the UN, the text from the crown prince of Saudi Continue Reading

Netflix confirms rumors of a Witcher anime written by series co-producer Beau DeMayo

My quick two cents: I happen to be a big fan of The Witcher games. I also enjoyed the first season of the live-action series and thought Netflix did a good job with it. Now that an anime has been confirmed, I’m beginning to get nervous that the franchise will Continue Reading

How NAB uses machine learning to find faked loan docs – Finance – Cloud – Security – Software- Tempemail

NAB has finally revealed the nature of a fraud-related machine learning use case, with the algorithm being used to detect people that file fake documentation in support of loan applications. Chief data officer Glenda Crisp first disclosed the fraud-related use case at AWS Summit in Sydney back in May 2019, Continue Reading

Microsoft’s Project xCloud preview is coming to Canada on January 29

In brief: Microsoft’s foray into the cloud gaming market, Project xCloud, is making steady progress. The platform, which will let users access a wide variety of Xbox and PC games from the comfort of their laptop, tablet, smartphone, or PC, is set to arrive sometime this year. In the meantime, Continue Reading

Pacific Magazines switches from ‘managed Azure’ to AWS – Cloud- Tempemail

Pacific Magazine’s Will Everitt Pacific Magazines re-platformed its digital magazines from “managed Azure” to AWS after repeated stability problems threatened its audience growth strategy and digital revenue. The company – which publishes New Idea, InStyle, Marie Claire, and Women’s Health, among other titles – spent a decade where it did Continue Reading