Computer Finance

About 42.4% of freelancers work in software development: WB – Technology

ISLAMABAD: About 42.4% of freelancers in Pakistan work in software development, which is about 10.5% of global freelancers in software development – much more than in Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka but less than in India, according to the World Bank. The Bank in its latest report “At your service? …

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WetKeys Says Medical-Grade Washable Keyboards and Mice Can Protect Against Influenza, COVID-19, and Rhinoviruses

Neglecting the risk of infection from contaminated surfaces will result in a harsher winter season. Sick office worker at his desk Sick office worker at his desk Atlanta, Sept. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Entering flu season with reduced social distancing and masking protocols has experts worried about the possibility …

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Supervised Learning Improves Muthoot Group Chatbot to Achieve Better Query Resolution Accuracy, Piyush Srivastav- AGM IT, Muthoot Finance

Read the article Muthoot Finance, India’s largest gold lender, NBFC, recently updated its virtual assistant platform to launch ‘Mattu’, an AI-powered virtual assistant. The company had been using a chatbot since 2018, but was exploring a chatbot offering with good integration and interactive capabilities. Conventional chatbots are more FAQ-related, but …

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Burro raises $ 10.9 million Series A to accelerate the commercialization of its collaborative robotics platform

Led by S2G Ventures and Toyota Ventures, the funding will boost the scale of the company’s robot fleets, which will alleviate agricultural labor shortages by improving working conditions and increasing productivity PHILADELPHIA CREAM, September 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Donkey, formerly known as Augean Robotics, a self-reliance company providing …

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UPDATE 1-Competition, chips, AI on the table at the first US-EU business and technology meeting

(Add comments from US trade groups) By Nandita Bose and David Lawder WASHINGTON, Sept.27 (Reuters) – The United States and the European Union hope to discuss chip shortages, artificial intelligence and technological competition concerns at the first meeting of the Trade and Technology Council this week senior US administration officials …

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Bridging the digital divide – The McGill Daily

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated pre-existing barriers to digital literacy, with access to the internet and expensive technologies becoming more important than ever as the pandemic unfolded. People without access to technology, a reliable Internet connection and digital literacy training are inevitably disadvantaged in a world structured around online activity …

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Explained: What are Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Cryptos Shaping the Financial World?

Have you ever watched the headlines, scratched your head and wondered what Bitcoin and cryptocurrency really is? We have what you need. So what are cryptos? Crypto-currencies are virtual currencies that can be used to purchase goods and services, but rely on a ledger and cryptography to secure and verify …

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Illinois man ran business telling customers how to launch cyber attacks: DOJ

An Illinois man successfully ran a computer teardown service until the federal government intervened. The man, Matthew Gatrel, 32, of St. Charles, was convicted by a federal jury of running websites that “allowed paid users” to launch distributed denial of service attacks, or DDoS, according to the Department of Justice, …

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Huawei CFO quits Canada after US deal on fraud charges

Sept. 24 (Reuters) – Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou returned to China on Friday after reaching a deal with U.S. prosecutors to end the bank fraud case against her, easing a point of tension between China and the United States. Hours after news of the deal was heard, two Canadians who …

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