Category: AI


US contemplates its own version of GDPR

The U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration has started a 30-day public hearing process to gather comments on its policy options towards consumer privacy protection.

HPE attempts to put positive spin on AI job losses

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has released new research which states redundancies are okay because more jobs will be created. But, how many of these new jobs will be offered to those shivering in the dole queue?

The Telecoms.com Podcast: AI, UIs and WTF

Another special episode this week as Scott and Wei visit the Ovum Digital Futures summit and are joined by Analyst Ed Barton. They have the bright idea of starting the recording outside, which not only results in a regrettable amount of wind noise but also tiresome bureaucratic interference (after 10 minutes), both of which are resolved by a move inside. In keeping with the theme of the event the three of them discuss trends in media consumption, the role of artificial intelligence in consumer tech and whether the voice user interface is useful.

Bridging the gap between hosted voice and AI

It is clear that artificial intelligence holds tremendous promise for businesses, but its potential is not being fully harnessed, with many companies unclear about how AI can benefit them.

AI could exaggerate economic divide – McKinsey

Research from the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) has suggested artificial intelligence could create an additional $13 trillion for the global economy, but it might make the gap between the haves and have nots impossibly wide.

Big Brother starts to work in real-time

US Customs and Border Protection officers in Washington Dulles International Airport have intercepted an imposter posing as a French Citizen using Facial Comparison Biometrics technology.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Scraping the barrel

With ‘the talent’ all on holiday we’re left With ‘the talent’ all on holiday we’re left with just Jamie and Ray for this week’s installment. Ray had a chat with a senior Ericsson dude about its cunning investment plans, of which he approves. Meanwhile Jamie offers an update on what Samsung is up to, including a bunch of AI investments, and wonders what the hell the point of Bixby is. Lastly Ray ponders the implications of Cisco losing the head of its service provider business but declines to make himself available for the vacancy. plans, and Jamie updates us on what Samsung is up to; its AI everywhere and a seemingly pointless Bixby. Lastly Ray ponders the vacant Cisco position in its service provider business but isn’t sending the CV just yet.

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