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Singapore Changi Airport shuts runway over drone sighting

A runway at Singapore’s Changi Airport was shut down intermittently over a span of 10 hours after an unauthorised drone was spotted in the vicinity, leading to several flight delays and one diversion. The operator of the unmanned aircraft has yet to be identified.  Operations at the affected runway were suspended for “short periods of time” between 11pm on June… Read more →

Google brings Dialogflow support to Hangouts Chat

Google said on Wednesday that it’s bringing expanded bot support to its team-based messaging platform Hangouts Chat, the enterprise-focused replacement for Classic Hangouts following the closure of the Google Hangouts messaging platform. Starting today, developers can create bots for Hangouts Chat using Google’s natural language platform Dialogflow.  “With Dialogflow, you can create a natural-sounding conversational UI with just a few… Read more →

Apple partners with Best Buy for certified product repairs

CNET/CBS Interactive Apple is expanding its long-standing retail partnership with Best Buy, announcing Wednesday that nearly 1,000 Best Buy stores across the US will now offer certified repairs for Apple products.  Looking at the bigger picture, both Apple and Best Buy stand to benefit from this new phase of their partnership. Best Buy is a leading seller of Apple products… Read more → joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management to the enterprise connects data and people. That was the gist of our coverage of’s release of its enterprise platform about a year ago. has been doing that with great success, and today it’s bringing in Capsenta to take things to the next level. In a nutshell, uses the superpowers of Knowledge Graph (aka Linked Data, aka Semantic Web)… Read more →

Shopify creates AI-powered fulfillment network for SMB merchants

E-commerce SaaS provider Shopify is launching a dedicated fulfillment network for its merchants as the company works to differentiate its product portfolio from industry rivals. The fulfillment network, announced alongside a bevy of platform and product updates at Shopify’s annual partner conference, uses smart inventory-allocation technology, powered by machine learning, to match orders, route inventory and negotiate rates. The cost… Read more →

Google adds series of updates for G Suite for Education

Google is updating a series of education and applications for G Suite for Education as well as its Chromebook App Hub. The effort highlights the dogfight that is the education space between Apple, Google and Microsoft. Specifically, Google is updating G Suite for Education to include the following: Rubrics, which is in beta. Rubrics aims to make grading more transparent…. Read more →

Data breach forces medical debt collector AMCA to file for bankruptcy protection

More than one-third of Americans could have had their identity stolen, survey A new survey offers a chilling, if unsurprising, view of cybersecurity. Many people believe CTOs and CIOs of breached companies should be fired. Many people even have no idea if their Identity has been stolen. US medical bill and debt collector American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) has filed… Read more →

Facebook has a new way to make you love it. It’s quite funny

A compilation of Facebook’s worst data and privacy mishaps The company is held to a high standard by regulators worldwide and is expected to maintain adequate privacy protections and to not abuse the power it holds. But, does it? Facebook and Google showed the world’s brands they didn’t need to advertise. These two startups came along and released their products… Read more →

HP adds second-gen AMD Ryzen mobile processors options to latest EliteBook 700 G6 business laptops

HP EliteBook 735 G6 laptop When we last looked at HP’s EliteBook 700 lineup, our reviewer Sandra Vogel found the EliteBook 745 G5 to be a solid, if flawed, laptop for enterprise workers. It was notable, however, for featuring AMD’s Ryzen processors when most corporate machines relied (and still rely) on Intel inside. With a pair of new G6 models,… Read more →

MIT’s neural network aims to create the perfect pizza

Can AI help elections? Tonya Hall talks with Dr. Cesar Hidalgo, director of MIT’s collective learning group, to talk about how AI has the potential to improve elections. Cooking well takes patience, time, practice, and skill, and so is it possible for a machine to do what professional human chefs take years to perfect? According to new research from MIT,… Read more →

Top 10 iPhone privacy and security tips you should check today

Apple WWDC 2019 keynote: Scenes and surprises Highlights and some surprises from Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, including announcements on iOS, MacOS, TvOS, and WatchOS. Source Article from 10 iPhone privacy and security tips you should check today blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis

Healthcare professionals in Singapore are ahead in their use of digital medical records, but behind countries such as China and Saudi Arabia in tapping artificial intelligence (AI) to improve the accuracy of their diagnosis. Instead, more in Singapore are using AI to enhance the efficiencies of administrative tasks.  Some 37 percent of healthcare professionals in the city-state used AI to… Read more →