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alanw - Slashdot UserFrom a report: Gartner said this week that the PC market declined 4.3 percent during the second quarter.
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From a report: Now, finally, the agency appears to have bended toward reality.Though the sub-optimal branding implications were hard to miss, Securitas AB was able to put the whole awkward incident behind it by the end of the day.From a report: Vertu was known for its high-end, jewel-encrusted handsets, but recently faced financial difficulties.
schwaahed - Slashdot UserHP is trailed by Lenovo which has a 19.9 percent share, with shipments down a substantial 8.4 percent since last year.
From a report: European officials have issued new guidelines that warn bosses about the legal hazards of scrolling through the social media profiles of potential hires.Last week, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) decided to officially recommend the use of Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) for protecting copyrighted video on the internet.So it teamed up with computer science researchers to launch a program to promote applications of AI that protect rights and lead to equitable outcomes.
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SoundCloud Has Enough Money To Survive Only 80 Days, Report Claims (techcrunch.com).
The telecommunications industry was the most powerful lobbying force of the 20th century, and that power endures.MojoKid writes: AMD first teased its Ryzen Threadripper series of high-end desktop (HEDT) processors back in mid-May, but is now sharing additional details on the first two products in the family.
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MIT Technology Review reports that the initiative is the latest to illustrate general concern that the increasing reliance on algorithms to make decisions in the areas of hiring, criminal justice, and financial services will reinforce racial and gender biases.The report is in stark contrast to another from IDC in April which said that the PC market grew for the first time in five years.The guidelines are part of a lengthy document clarifying data protection laws that apply to employers across 28 EU countries.A British-based company that made smartphones costing thousands of pounds will be liquidated after a plan to save it failed.An anonymous reader quotes a report from MarketWatch: Fresh off its biggest Prime Day yet, the Whole Foods Market bid, and a slew of announcements including Amazon Wardrobe, Amazon.com Inc. was the subject of two investor calls Thursday that raised concerns that it is getting too big.
One technology analyst said Vertu would have faced competition from companies offering to customise other smartphones with precious materials.For years, NASA has been chalking out and expanding its plans to go to Mars.
Apple Tests 3-D Face Scanning To Unlock Next iPhone
In response, W3C member EFF has now filed a notice of appeal on the decision.