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Are Google and smartphones degrading our memories?

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Harvard psychologist updates influential book with latest in research on ability to recall. Forgetting a child in the car is a parent’s worst nightmare, but some experts say our ability to remember even the most crucial tasks can be hijacked by something as simple as a missing cue.…

Wells Fargo Announces New Digital Infrastructure Strategy and Strategic Partnerships With Microsoft, Google Cloud

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The FINANCIAL — Wells Fargo & Company announced its new digital infrastructure strategy, combining a multi-cloud approach with third-party data centers to drive technological speed, agility, and scalability for its customers and employees. Central to the digital infrastructure strategy is Wells Fargo’s selection of two industry leaders as its public cloud providers: Microsoft Azure as its…

Google Cloud announces serverless Database Migration Service

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The FINANCIAL —  Google Cloud announced its serverless Database Migration Service (DMS) is available in Preview, enabling customers to migrate MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server databases to Cloud SQL from on-premises environments or other clouds. For early customers like Samsung Electronics, DMS makes migrating their databases easy, cost-effective, and reliable.  Gartner predicts that by 2023, 75% of all databases will…

Samsung joins Google-led program – Android Enterprise Recommended

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The FINANCIAL — Samsung Electronics announced that it will join Android Enterprise Recommended, a Google-led program aimed at making it easier for enterprise businesses to integrate mobile solutions into their operations. Samsung’s participation in the program gives Samsung’s customers added assurance that it meets – and in fact exceeds – the hardware and software requirements…

Swiss Re joins The Trinity Challenge

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The FINANCIAL — Swiss Re is joining The Trinity Challenge, a global coalition that aims to better predict and prevent outbreaks, epidemics and pandemics by harnessing the power of data and analytics. Swiss Re has integrated COVID-19 related health, economic and social data in one unique platform: the Risk Resilience Center. As a contribution in…

How to vote: Google launched election-related features

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The FINANCIAL — This year, searches for “how to vote” in the U.S. are higher than ever before. To make it easier to find information about how and where to vote—regardless of your preferred voting method—Google has launched election-related features with information from trusted and authoritative organizations in Google Search.   When you go to Google Search and…

Google’s new feature will help you find song with humming or whistling

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The FINANCIAL — Do you know that song that goes, “da daaaa da da daaaa na naa naa ooohh yeah”? Or the one that starts with the guitar chords going, “da na na naa”? We all know how frustrating it is when you can’t remember the name of a song or any of the words…

Nest smart thermostat from Google

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The FINANCIAL — Nest launched its first smart thermostat almost ten years ago, bringing energy savings to people’s homes in a sleek, beautiful design. Today Google is continuing that tradition with the Nest Thermostat, an easy to use, energy-saving thermostat that you can control from anywhere with the Google Home app. It can even monitor your…

Amazon launches security drone that flies inside houses

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The FINANCIAL – – On Thursday, Amazon’s Ring division unveiled the $249 Ring Always Home Cam. This a small drone that hums as it flies around houses filming everything, ostensibly for security purposes. This autonomous indoor security camera works with Ring Alarm and flies to pre-selected locations so you can easily check on your home.…

Google Maps’ new feature will show COVID19 outbreaks in your area

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The FINANCIAL — Google announced that Google Maps will now highlight coronavirus case counts around the world and how bad outbreaks are in each region. They’re introducing the COVID layer in Maps, a tool that shows critical information about COVID-19 cases in an area so you can make more informed decisions about where to go…

Apple’s first floating store will open in Singapore

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The FINANCIAL — Apple today previewed Apple Marina Bay Sands, the first Apple Store to sit directly on the water. Appearing as a sphere floating on the iridescent Marina Bay, the store introduces a new and captivating retail experience at one of the most iconic locations in Singapore. Apple’s newest retail store located in Singapore will…

Facebook threatens to block sharing of news stories in Australia

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The FINANCIAL — Facebook has warned that they will block Australians from sharing news if a landmark plan to make digital platforms pay for news content becomes law. On the other hand, the sharing of personal content between family and friends will not be affected by this change and neither will the sharing of news by…

Interactive map gives you a chance to see where your hometown was 750 mln years ago

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The FINANCIAL — A California paleontologist has created an interactive tool that allows people to see how far their hometowns have moved over 750 million years of continental drift. The online map, designed by Ian Webster, features a range of tools that also make it easy to discover more about the Earth, such as where the first…

Google lets you view ancient creatures and cultural artifacts in AR

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The FINANCIAL — Google has recreated ancient creatures with the help from Augmented Reality (AR) that can be viewed freely in your room on your smartphone. You will be able to view prehistoric ancient animals through the app – Google Arts & Culture application. If unusual critters aren’t your thing, Google has also recreated a collection of…

Apple announced 4 for 1 stock split

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The FINANCIAL — Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2020 third quarter ended June 27, 2020. Company’s Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.82 per share of the Company’s common stock. The Board of Directors has also approved a four-for-one stock split to make the stock more accessible to a broader base of investors. This is…