July 9, 2018
Comments Off on INFLUENCE – Facebook admits it is a publisher – but what’s the catch?
Facebook has admitted it is a publisher not just a neutral technology platform. Here’s why this 180 degree turn is big news and what the catch is.
This week attorneys representing Facebook told a US court that the social media giant is a publisher and as such it makes editorial decisions. This is big news. … Full Article
Source: INFLUENCE – Facebook admits it is a publisher – but what’s the catch?
June 15, 2018
Comments Off on Japan aims to produce crucial tech for autonomous cars – Tech Wire Asia
Mitsubishi Electric has been working on super-accurate positioning technology for some time. Those efforts appear to have now paid dividends.
AUTONOMOUS cars require many pieces of technology to work together, one of them being 3D mapping. While there are many players looking for breakthroughs in 3D mapping technology, the Japanese government is joining the mix. Japan is backing Mitsubishi Electric in its 3D mapping development that promises to be accurate
Source: Japan aims to produce crucial tech for autonomous cars – Tech Wire Asia
May 28, 2018
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The company behind Ghostery, a privacy-focused browser and an ad-blocking browser extension, has apologized for a technical error that occurred last Friday when its staff was sending out GDPR-themed notification emails.
Source: Ghostery Tries to Comply With GDPR, but Ends Up Violating GDPR in the Process
May 28, 2018
Comments Off on Interview: How Ofo is establishing its brand in Japan
Excellent article in Campaign highlighting the unique approach required to the address the Japanese market effectively.
The bicycle-sharing company’s marketing director and country head speak to Campaign about the perception of Chinese companies, winning over cautious consumers, and why Ofo is different to “the bikes you see in red”.
Source: Interview: How Ofo is establishing its brand in Japan
May 25, 2018
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May 21, 2018
Comments Off on New network established to deliver the best Brexit
DPA Magazine reports that industrial product supply association, EURIS, has announced the creation of a EURIS European Network to deliver the best outcome from Brexit for the industrial product supply sector. The association covers sectors responsible for over 25 percent of total UK goods imports and exports. The newly created European industrial product supply network will be an advisory body for the potential impacts of the changing relationship between the UK and EU; for Governments, manufacturers and the media and will be offering real solutions to the challenges presented by Brexit for the sector as well as ideas on how to maximise the opportunities Brexit presents.
Source: New network established to deliver the best Brexit
May 19, 2018
Comments Off on Net neutrality repeal overturned by Senate vote
Good news – the whole idea of gated internet access is completely abhorrent.
Senators voted to reinstate Obama-era net neutrality regulations with a slim majority, requiring three Republicans to join their Democrat rivals.
Source: Net neutrality repeal overturned by Senate vote
May 18, 2018
Comments Off on New fibre laser developed by Mitsubishi Electric cuts welding spatter by 95%+
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and its affiliate company Tada Electric Co. announced today their joint development of a new fiber-laser welding technology that cuts flying molten metal (spatter) by 95 percent or more.
Whereas conventional spatter levels can lower the quality and speed of fiber-laser welding, the new low-spatter technology raises the welding quality and productivity of high-power fiber-laser welding for industrial applications such as steel processing, automobile production and electrical equipment installations. The new technology is expected to be incorporated in laser-welding machines that will appear in 2019.
May 16, 2018
Comments Off on Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Unveils Common Blockchain Standards – CoinDesk
The three-day Consensus 2018 conference in New York has closed on a wave of optimism for the future of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Behind the more headline-grabbing predictions, there is a definite trend towards the coalescence of standards that will be a very necessary precursor to the blockchain revolution.
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance announced the release of a common technical specification at Consensus 2018 on Wednesday.
Source: Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Unveils Common Blockchain Standards – CoinDesk
May 16, 2018
Comments Off on AWS Moves to Simplify Production-Grade Business Blockchains – CoinDesk
Cloud computing giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) is partnering with ethereum startup ConsenSys to make enterprise blockchains easier to deploy.
Source: AWS Moves to Simplify Production-Grade Business Blockchains – CoinDesk