Five ways an efficient supply chain and logistics management system can boost business

THE efficiency of supply chain and logistics systems can make or break a business. A small challenge can trigger a wildfire of inefficiencies.

Coursera finds more than half of PHL learners are female 

Over half of Filipino students on Coursera are female, according to online training service Coursera’s 2022 Campus Skills Report, which showed that women take up 52% of Filipino registrants to their university-level offering Coursera for Campus (C4C). 

Musk suggests that he could seek to cut price for Twitter buy

Elon Musk suggested on Monday that he could seek a lower price for Twitter Inc TWTR.N, saying that there could be at least four...

Google unveils new 10-shade skin tone scale to test AI for bias

OAKLAND, Calif. — Alphabet Inc.’s Google on Wednesday unveiled a palette of 10 skin tones that it described as a step forward in making...

Zoom urged by rights groups to rule out ‘creepy’ AI emotion tech

LOS ANGELES — Human rights groups have urged video-conferencing company Zoom to scrap research on integrating emotion recognition tools into its products, saying the...

Japan passes economic security bill to guard sensitive technology

TOKYO — Japan’s parliament on Wednesday passed an economic security bill aimed at guarding technology and reinforcing critical supply chains, while also imposing tighter oversight of Japanese firms working in sensitive sectors or in critical infrastructure.

Chatbots in US justice system raise privacy concerns

LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON — When the US state of New Jersey lifted a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) ban on foreclosures last year, court officials hatched a plan to handle the incoming influx of cases: train a chatbot to respond to queries.

Explainer: Does the crypto crash pose a threat to the world’s financial system?

WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, bitcoin fell briefly below $30,000 for the first time in 10 months, while cryptocurrencies overall have lost nearly $800 billion in market value in the past month, according to data site CoinMarketCap, as investors fret about tightening monetary policy.

International news aggregator SQUID launches app in the Philippines 

SQUID App (Njuice AB), a news aggregator for publications across 60 countries, will launch its app on the Apple Store within the week. It already launched its Android app in the Philippines on May 11. 

Enterprise tech, financial services most vulnerable to cyberattacks — Secuna 

Around 494 vulnerabilities across 21 private local firms — mostly enterprise technology and financial services companies — were detected last year in a 2022 study by Philippine cybersecurity testing platform provider Secuna. 

Consumers use app to counter record retail fuel prices

Philippine motorcycle enthusiast John Aldwin Bagabagon rode easier than many other local motorcyclists and drivers this year as domestic fuel prices surged to record...

Fortnite returns to iOS, Android devices via Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming

Users of Xbox Cloud Gaming will now be able to play Fortnite for free on devices powered by Google-owned Android and Apple’s iOS thanks to a...
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