Category Archives: Emerging Technology News

I've finally figured out why foldable phones actually exist

I’ve finally figured out why foldable phones actually exist Ever since the first foldable phones were foisted upon us, I’ve been struggling to understand their purpose. They’re cool, sure — and technologically speaking, they’re incredibly impressive. But from a practical, ten-fingered human perspective, what benefit do they actually provide? I’ve yet to hear a […]

Q&A: How Baptist Health saved $13M using AI to reduce readmissions

Q&A: How Baptist Health saved M using AI to reduce readmissions Baptist Health is a three-hospital, nonprofit system serving Montgomery, Ala. and the surrounding region. It has 680 beds, 550 affiliated physicians and is the largest private employer in the area. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) Source: Emerging […]

Containers on the desktop? You bet — on Windows 10X

Containers on the desktop? You bet — on Windows 10X Although containers emerged from the land of Linux, Microsoft has wholeheartedly embraced them. Beginning with Windows Server 2016, the company began offering two types of Docker-compatible containers: Windows Server containers and Hyper-V containers. And six years after that fateful day when Microsoft announced it loved […]

Facebook changes its Libra plans to include more cryptocurrencies

Facebook changes its Libra plans to include more cryptocurrencies Facebook’s plans to launch its Libra cryptocurrency tied to cash appear to be making a course correction, as the social network now appears to be planning to support not only its own digital token through its online wallet but others offered by central banks. Libra, a […]

How blockchain could help block fake news

How blockchain could help block fake news In 2018, a video of former President Barrack Obama surfaced on YouTube explaining how easily technology could be used to manipulate video and create fake news. It got more than 7.2 million views. In the video, Obama explains how we live in dangerous times when “enemies” can […]

MIT researchers say mobile voting app piloted in U.S. is rife with vulnerabilities

MIT researchers say mobile voting app piloted in U.S. is rife with vulnerabilities Elections officials in numerous states have piloted various mobile voting applications as a method of expanding access to the polls, but MIT researchers say one of the more popular apps has security vulnerabilities that could open it up to tampering by […]

U.S. Air Force to pilot blockchain-based database for data sharing

U.S. Air Force to pilot blockchain-based database for data sharing The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is planning to test a blockchain-based graph database that will allow it to share documents internally as well as throughout the various branches of the Department of Defense and allied governments. The permissioned blockchain ledger comes from a small […]

Iowa Caucus chaos likely to set back mobile voting

Iowa Caucus chaos likely to set back mobile voting A coding flaw and lack of sufficient testing of an application to record votes in Monday’s Iowa Democratic Presidential Caucus will likely hurt the advancement and uptake of online voting. While there have been hundreds of tests of mobile and online voting platforms in recent […]