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BENGALURU: Seven in 10 Gen Z respondents spend more than six to eight hours on their smartphones, shows a new survey titled ‘Growing Pain Issues in Gen Z Workforce’. According to the research paper released by furniture brand Godrej Interio, 38% of them use laptops for more than 6-8 hours a day, suggesting that much …

Spotify Technology SA has launched a new digital tool that for the first time will let advertisers know how many people heard a given ad in a podcast, as the streaming giant continues an aggressive push into a rapidly growing business that has so far struggled with reliable data on listeners. The largest music-streaming platform …

Prediction is a mug’s game, but nonetheless, at the turn of every year, I feel compelled to try my hand at it. This year also marks a new decade and, therefore, seems more of a momentous juncture to make assertions about the future. The news from the information technology (IT) services sector has been mixed …

A Fort Lauderdale neighborhood has been plagued with a toxic and smelly odor for almost two weeks due to three back-to-back sewer main breaks. Sewage flowed for nine days in the Rio Vista neighborhood during the first break earlier this month. Two days after a repair, the 54-inch pipe ruptured in another spot a block …

GRAPEVINE, Texas — This might be the shortest meeting the College Football Playoff selection committee has had to date, as the conference championship game results did the bulk of the work for them, whittling the field down to an obvious top four. Oklahoma got the win it needed over Baylor in the Big 12 conference …

Most algorithms have probably never heard the Eagles’ song, “Lyin’ Eyes.” Otherwise, they’d do a better job of recognizing duplicity. Computers aren’t very good at discerning misrepresentation, and that’s a problem as the technologies are increasingly deployed in society to render decisions that shape public policy, business and people’s lives. Turns out that algorithms …

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts added another parking spot to the International Space Station on Wednesday. NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan successfully installed a docking port delivered by SpaceX last month. It will be used by SpaceX and Boeing once they start launching astronauts to the orbiting lab late this year …

Deepfake videos have been news for some time. But governments and experts alike are concerned that deepfake audio could be another technology responsible for spreading fake news far and wide. As well as this, a computer’s ability to replicate voices could also be used to scam regular people and large companies. So is there a …

photo courtesy of Jim Thrall; MatFocus.com On Saturday from Round Rock High School outside of Austin, Texas, Kyle Dake and Alex Dieringer battled to determine our Senior world team representative for the 79 kg weight class. The series was initially supposed to be decided in early June at Final X Rutgers, but the recovery from …

Image source: The Motley Fool. Spotify Technology (NYSE:SPOT)Q2 2019 Earnings CallJul 31, 2019, 8:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Trending Prepared Remarks: Operator Welcome to Spotify’s 2019 second-quarter financial results question-and-answer session. A copy of the company’s shareholder letter issued premarket open today is available on the investor relations website, investors.spotify.com. This …