Category: Technology & Digitalization

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ProGrade Versus Sony CFexpress Type A Cards: Is There a Difference?

ProGrade Digital just released the first CFexpress Type A cards that aren’t made by Sony and while they aren’t “cheap” by any stretch of the imagination, they are more affordable than Sony’s offering. But does that discount come at a performance cost? At the time of publication, CFexpress Type-A memory cards were only used by…
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23 September 2021 0

Innovation still requires smart, even barmy, innovators

Innovation updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Innovation news. It has been inspiring to read the tributes paid to Sir Clive Sinclair, the quixotic British inventor of the ZX Spectrum personal home computer, who died last week. For countless users, the launch of Sinclair’s cheap and clunky…
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23 September 2021 0

XBRL News from down under, about climate and certifications

Here are the three most relevant developments in the world of structured reporting we became aware of in the course of last week. 1  New era for Australian data collection as APRA connect goes live Congratulations to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority! On 13 September, its new data collection portal, APRA Connect, went live. Replacing…
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23 September 2021 0

This WhatsApp feature lets users quickly access important messages

The popular instant messaging app WhatsApp offers a feature that allows users to save important messages so they can access them later without any hassle. The feature called “Starred messages” lets users to bookmark messages they want to quickly refer back to later. Here’s how this feature works: Step 1: You first need to open…
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23 September 2021 0

Digital Health Ecosystems Part 3: Emerging Possibilities, Unfettered Potential

This concluding part extends the narrative from insurtech orchestrators (Part-1) and pioneers like Discovery’s Vitality (Part-2) to emerging ecosystem impacts, based on examples of Manulife and John Hancock, its US subsidiary. Customer-focused health ecosystems are being designed to seamlessly deliver the right care in the right setting at the right time. Globally, they are evolving…
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23 September 2021 0

Facebook’s longtime chief technology officer steps down

Facebook Inc updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Facebook Inc news. Facebook’s longtime chief technology officer, Mike Schroepfer, is stepping down in the latest high-profile departure from the social media company as it battles its biggest public relations crisis since the Cambridge Analytica scandal.  According to regulatory…
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22 September 2021 0

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy game is all about teamwork

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy game is all about teamwork and how the player’s relationship with gang members affects the mission. The game is all set to release on October 26 for platforms namely PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC. We play as Star-Lord, also known as Peter Quill, who…
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22 September 2021 0

AI system cannot be named as the inventor on a patent, UK court rules

Artificial intelligence updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Artificial intelligence news. An artificial intelligence system cannot be named as an inventor on UK patent applications because it is not a person, a London court has ruled in a landmark decision. Stephen Thaler, a US-based AI expert, brought…
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22 September 2021 0

Microsoft resurfaces Windows 11

Newsletter: #techFT The latest news and comment on the most pressing issues in the technology sector. Delivered every weekday. This article is an on-site version of our #techFT newsletter. Sign up here to get the complete newsletter sent straight to your inbox every weekday The days when we would be energised by a new Windows operating system…
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22 September 2021 0

Bats with Covid-like viruses found in Laos: study

Scientists have discovered another clue to the origins of the virus that causes Covid-19, with bats living in caves in Laos found to be carrying a similar pathogen that experts suggest could potentially infect humans directly. The virus has killed millions since it emerged in China in late 2019, and controversy continues to swirl around…
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