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Courtroom Transcription using Artificial Intelligence: How Does It Work?

There is no denying that in the court of law, any mistake in communication can end up turning a case over its head. When there are inaccuracies with t…

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Amazon, Instacart Employees Walkout with COVID-19 Protection in Mind

Amazon warehouse workers in Staten Island, New York and Instacart's grocery delivery workers across the nation walked out of work today, demanding add…

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Tracking COVID-19: A Delicate Dance

Keeping ourselves and loved ones healthy during the coronavirus pandemic is top priority, but while governments galvanize resources it's important tha…

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Video Conferencing Use Grows During Coronavirus Pandemic, 8x8 Explains Why

Use of video conferencing and meeting platforms has increased massively over the past several months during the COVID-19 crisis. Here's why.

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Use of UC Solutions Surges as People Socialize Virtually

Popular video conferencing and UC solutions like Zoom, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp have experienced an unprecedented number of users in the wake o…

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UK National Health Service Challenges Startups & Innovators to Assist Isolated Brits

NHSx, the UK's National Health Service innovation arm announced Techforce19, a £500,000 funding competition for startups and innovators to create solu…

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Courtroom Transcription using Artificial Intelligence: How Does It Work?

By: Special Guest     4/1/2020

There is no denying that in the court of law, any mistake in communication can end up turning a case over its head. When there are inaccuracies with the recording of statements and audio files, it can be quite easy for a case to become more confusing than it should be. The worst part is that a case …

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Amazon, Instacart Employees Walkout with COVID-19 Protection in Mind

By: Maurice Nagle     3/30/2020

Amazon warehouse workers in Staten Island, New York and Instacart's grocery delivery workers across the nation walked out of work today, demanding additional sick time, hazard pay and improved protective measures in place.

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Tracking COVID-19: A Delicate Dance

By: Maurice Nagle     3/27/2020

Keeping ourselves and loved ones healthy during the coronavirus pandemic is top priority, but while governments galvanize resources it's important that as citizens of the world we be well aware what this means in its entirety. The use of surveillance to track the COVID-19 spread could foreshadow a v…

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Video Conferencing Use Grows During Coronavirus Pandemic, 8x8 Explains Why

By: Erik Linask     3/27/2020

Use of video conferencing and meeting platforms has increased massively over the past several months during the COVID-19 crisis. Here's why.

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Use of UC Solutions Surges as People Socialize Virtually

By: Laura Stotler     3/26/2020

Popular video conferencing and UC solutions like Zoom, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp have experienced an unprecedented number of users in the wake of the coronavirus. People are flocking to free voice and video chat apps to coordinate virtual happy hours and other social gatherings.

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UK National Health Service Challenges Startups & Innovators to Assist Isolated Brits

By: Maurice Nagle     3/26/2020

NHSx, the UK's National Health Service innovation arm announced Techforce19, a £500,000 funding competition for startups and innovators to create solutions to assist citizens impacted by the coronavirus.

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New York State to Defeat COVID-19 with Top Tech Firms & SWAT Team

By: Maurice Nagle     3/25/2020

A recent survey of New York City residents noted 29 percent of respondents stated either they or someone in their household has lost their job as a result of coronavirus over the last two weeks. New York State is taking action with the deployment of a state technology SWAT team.

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DHS Deems Blockchain Managers in Food and Agricultural Distribution Critical

By: Maurice Nagle     3/24/2020

In its recently published coronavirus pandemic guidelines, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) named blockchain managers overseeing food and agricultural distribution as critical infrastructure workers.

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How businesses can take advantage of Instagram Stories

By: Special Guest     3/23/2020

How does Instagram choose the order of Instagram Stories on your newsfeed? Many users wonder why, among all the accounts they follow, it's only a handful of a few profiles that come back regularly, and suddenly, how to make sure to appear in this tight list to increase the coverage of their Stori…

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Italian Schools Using WeSchool Platform Based on 8x8's Jitsi for Distance Learning

By: Erik Linask     3/20/2020

WeSchool has moved to 8x8's Jitsi.org platform to deliver distance learning capabilities to Italian schools.

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10$ Million in Fresh Funding Sets ZeroNorth up to Flourish

By: Maurice Nagle     3/17/2020

Crosslink Capital led a 10$ million Series A+ round of funding for ZeroNorth. The provider of risk-based vulnerability orchestration across application and infrastructure gained additional investment from Petrillo Capital, ClearSky and Rally Ventures.

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Microsoft Teams Suffers Outage During COVID-19 Outbreak

By: Erik Linask     3/16/2020

With more people working remotely than ever during the COVID-19 outbreak, cloud communications and collaboration solutions will be put to the test.

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Federal Employee Remote Work Guidance is Confusing and Inconsistent

By: Laura Stotler     3/16/2020

At a time when much of the U.S. is working from home to fight the spread of coronavirus, the federal government is still requiring a majority of its millions of workers to report to their crowded offices.

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Toronto AI Company Identified Coronavirus Before it Became a Pandemic

By: Laura Stotler     3/12/2020

Toronto SaaS AI platform provider BlueDot identified the coronavirus in late December using its proprietary technology. The company offers solutions for governments, health companies and businesses, designed to identify public health problems and project their spread before they become as serious as…

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How to Use Technology to Teach Vocabulary

By: Special Guest     3/12/2020

One of the most important abilities to develop in young students is their vocabulary. Having an ample vocabulary is highly beneficial for a student. For example, increasing one's vocabulary improves reading comprehension and writing skills. The quotes from an expert say it clearly: "Effective vocabu…

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5 Ways Tech Has Impacted the Fitness Industry

By: Special Guest     3/12/2020

With all the rapid advances in technology, the one thing which can be said is that there is not one aspect of life in the 21st century that isn't impacted in one way or another by these advances. This holds true for our personal lives as well as business operations and perhaps few industries have be…

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