India’s delivery apps, and covid vaccines for young children

7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week, n. Sudhakar sits behind the counter of his hall-in-the-wall grocery store in the South Indian city of Bangalore. Packed from floor to ceiling with everything from 20-kilogram rice sacks to one rupee (0 .01) packs of shampoo, this one-stop shop caters to the daily needs of […]

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Delivery apps are reshaping life in India’s megacities

Singhal says it is also not clear what problem they are solving, as most groceries already take orders through WhatsApp and deliver to customers’ homes. That said, the global mix of surrounding capital is the only explanation for gaining investment opportunities in an age of low interest rates. “For me, this stimulus is due to […]

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The Download: Trolling text scammers, and China’s social media censorship

This is today’s version of the download,Our weekly newsletter provides daily updates on what’s going on in the world of technology. People use humor to troll their spam text The other night, I received a mysterious WhatsApp message. “Dr. Kevin?” It started, the question mark indicating that the sender felt bad for interrupting my evening. […]

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Why people are trolling their spam texts

I did not answer, but many others who have received similar texts. Some are throwing it back at their spammers by spinning wild stories and sending hilarious messages to frustrate whatever is on the other side. They are fighting back with snark, and in some cases posting screenshots of their conversations online. Jack Whittaker, a […]

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Abortion pill access, and Europe’s ethical AI

If the U.S. Supreme Court Row v. Wade, a 1973 legal decision that made abortion a constitutional right, would prepare some parts of the country to plunge into a dark age of reproductive rights that prohibits doctors from performing any abortion, in some states rape, adultery cases, or heredity. But there is still a big […]

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Building the necessary skills for digital transformation

Daniela: Absolutely. It is the perfect driver for innovation and also the driver for creating something like a company memory of skills and knowledge. Because you can bring people together through a single point of entry, a universe of learning opportunities for people. You have a lot of great people and organizations who can contribute […]

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China wants to censor all social media comments

Is for new changes Provisions on the management of Internet Post Commenting ServicesA regulation that was first implemented in 2017. Five years later, the cyberspace administration wants to bring it up to date. “The proposed amendments primarily update the current version of the ‘Comment Rules’ to bring them in line with the more recent authorities’ […]

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Building tomorrow’s telecommunications network today

So that’s an important part of the mission and we’re thinking about network design and architecture. It really isn’t even for the next three years. We are thinking about the next 20 and 50 years. Network investments take a long time, and we want to make those investments economically, but also ensure the most reliable […]

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Orchestrating workforce ecosystems | MIT Technology Review

Dr. Altman’s research focuses on strategy, innovation, platforms, ecosystems and the future of work. Her work has been published in Harvard Business Review (HBR), MIT Sloan Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, Advances in Strategic Management, Journal of Management Studies and elsewhere. She was shortlisted for the “2021 Thinkers 50 Distinguished Achievement Award for Breakthrough […]

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Force multipliers: accelerating developers through platform software

Since joining Intel in 2010, Kelly has specialized in system software, primarily for Linux and Linux-based operating systems, including Chrome and Android. She has led teams developing products ranging from pathfinding work with artificial intelligence for Android phones, ultrabook sensor based applications and thermal solutions. Career features include achieving the most impressive Linux OS with […]

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