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HP Announces New Efforts Aimed at Helping Students, Educators, Businesses and Families

In Future of Work, Technology by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

HP has recently announced some new efforts aimed at helping students and educators, along with businesses and families. Printable resources, expanded partnerships to offer free learning resources globally, some awesome new printers, and an ink subscription program that claims it’ll save consumers money over the long run. It’s nice to see HP continuing to innovate and educate, which have long been the foundation upon which this company was built. I’m guessing this will pay off in the long run.

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IBM, Microsoft and Amazon Suspend Police Access to Facial Recognition Tech, Prompt US Lawmakers to Act

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Earlier this month, Microsoft President Brad Smith explained that Microsoft would no longer “sell facial recognition technology to police departments in the United States until we have a national law in place, grounded in human rights, that will govern this technology.” This statement followed Amazon’s the previous day, in which it announced a one-year moratorium on police use of Amazon’s facial Rekognition technology.

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Qualcomm’s Robotics RB5 Platform Brings Powerful AI-enabled 5G Connectivity to Industrial Robots, Drones, and the IIOT

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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ: QCOM) just announced its first-of-a-kind 5G Robotics RB5 platform. The natural successor to the successful (4G-based) Qualcomm® Robotics RB3 platform. As Qualcomm puts it, the Robotics RB5 platform aims to “empower developers and manufacturers to create the next generation of high-compute, low-power robots and drones for the consumer, enterprise, defense, industrial and professional service sectors.”