Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Log In Log In Today’s Paper Technology | How Facebook Is Changing to Deal With Scrutiny of Its Power Advertisement Supported by ByMike Isaac Aug 12, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — Senator Elizabeth Warren has called for the breakup of big tech companies like Facebook. Regulators have opened investigations into Facebook’s power in social networking. Even one of Facebook’s own founders has laid out a case for why the company needs to be split up. Now the world’s biggest social network has started to modify its behavior — in both pre-emptive and defensive ways — to deal with those threats. Late last year, Facebook halted acquisition talks with Houseparty, a video-focused social network in Silicon Valley, for fear of inciting antitrust concerns, according to two people with knowledge of the discussions. Acquiring another … [Read more...] about How Facebook Is Changing to Deal With Scrutiny of Its Power
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three-quarters of the world's population own phones. There is improved communication, and the data which is shared every day has dramatically increased. Technology is everywhere. Major companies such as Google (News - Alert), Apple, and Amazon are initiating research to put technology to new and innovative uses. With the help of governments, we are heading into a technological future, one where the Internet of Things and the Cloud are common. Technology has had a significant impact on our own homes. Do you remember the time when junior was glued to the TV while dad was busy reading the paper? Kids today are busy texting their friends, while parents are reading newspapers from their phones and iPads. Times have changed, and there will be greater changes in the future. So this begs the question, has technology had a positive or a negative impact in our homes? It is a question we will take a look at below. The positive impact of technology at home. #1. Improved … [Read more...] about How is Technology Changing Us and Our Families?
Jack Welch quotes were the rage among hard-charging business leaders of the 1990’s This is one of my favorites: "The difference between winning and losing is how the men and women of our company view change as it comes at them." In 1997, Welch was referring to preparing for and responding to the anticipated radical changes on the horizon. Digital transformation had begun, but no one called it that. It was mainly about faster desktops and this new thing called the internet.The aspiration of every future-focused leader could be summarized with the words my wife shared upon our marriage: “Randy, I’ll never ask you to change. I do expect that you will continually adapt.”A few of you are going to write that one down for use later.Does the current environment make simply adapting to change a quaint relic from a more relaxed time? Or, does how you view change still determine the difference between winning and losing?The answer is an unqualified “It … [Read more...] about Winning, losing and how you approach change
Published 6:28 pm PST, Friday, January 18, 2019 Anne Herrera Anne Herrera Photo: Photo Credit By Kelly Vorves Photo: Photo Credit By Kelly Vorves Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Anne Herrera Anne Herrera Photo: Photo Credit By Kelly Vorves Sound Off: How has the Internet changed how homes are bought and sold? 1 / 4 Back to Gallery A: Some may say the intersection of Internet and real estate spells the end of real estate agents — like it did for travel agents. But a house is far more important (and expensive) to most people than a flight and hotel package. Real estate isn’t something you can just figure out on your own based on search results. The search … [Read more...] about Sound Off: How has the Internet changed how homes are bought and sold?
Washing machines have advanced significantly over the last few years. Yes, they are still a white appliance with a door that you open to put dirty clothes in and reopen a couple of hours later to take clean clothes out, but a lot goes on behind that door when transforming dirty clothes to clean.This feature rounds up some of the best smart washing machines around but when we say smart, we don't just mean connected. Many of the washing machines available today have other smart features too, such as sensors to detect how dirty clothes are and adjust cycles accordingly and quick add functions so you can add that sock you dropped on the stairs.Here are some of the best smart washing machines available to buy, with a brief breakdown of their clever features.Miele W1 TwinDos WWI660• View offer for £1,195 on AO.com Max spin speed: 1600rpm Drum size: 9kg Programmes: 19 Delay timer: 24 hours The Miele W1 TwinDos WWI660 uses the TwinDos system to automatically dispense … [Read more...] about Best smart washing machines 2019: The technology changing the way we clean our clothes