If you are worried about misinformation swaying the upcoming US election, you are not alone
But the country still lacks an agency to enforce the rules
Mayors' experiences are strikingly aligned in spite of deep divisions in the country.
Asian nation ranks at the top of the IMD-SUTD Smart City Index for the second year, where its use of technology has been described as pivotal in its ability to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
The country is accelerating its strategy with a focus on projects around connectivity and ramping up access to digital public services.
In the short term, demand for IT services has increased since the pandemic’s onset. In a way, that’s the problem: The economy may not be healthy enough to sustain these services’ essential providers.
As the COVID-19 outbreak threatens to overload the healthcare system and the global economy, it's also having a powerful impact on the security of businesses and individuals.
The government is working the rules for the upcoming auction of the fifth-generation spectrum, according to Hamilton Mourão.
Reports on the use of AI to respond to COVID-19 may have been greatly exaggerated. But does the rush to pandemic-fighting solutions like thermal scanners, face recognition and immunity passports signal the normalization of surveillance technologies?
Like many businesses, the government wants to achieve a digital transformation. It might try to start with appointing a leader.
Simple steps can make the difference between losing your online accounts or maintaining what is now a precious commodity: Your privacy.
A committee from the Council of Europe is concerned with the use of technology for mass surveillance programs.
The lack of trust in AI systems comes after a number of bad algorithm-driven decisions.
The country climbs four positions in relation to 2019 but is still far from the position it reached nearly a decade ago.
AWS protesting Microsoft's DoD JEDI cloud contract victory is a foregone conclusion. AWS, however, directly blames President Donald Trump for "blatant cronyism" being behind the DoD's decision.
How do you vanish online? Follow these 10 steps to get started.
Tomorrow, voting machines will be working at full steam as Brazilians go to the polls for the second round of the country's general elections. We take you though the main developments of e-voting in Brazil over the last 30 years.
In what ways can teachers use tech to enrich their lessons?
Operating and maintaining the sensitive IT equipment in Australia's tropical far north can be a challenging undertaking, but NEC Australia has worked out a way to keep things running for some of Australia's most remote communities.
No matter the age, learning a programming language is a marketable skill. Here are mobile apps to assist you.
ZDNet took iRobot's new Android-based robot controller for a spin at a briefing in New York City. (Spoiler alert: nothing broke.)
Out of the thousands on offer to make your life easier, here is a roundup of the most essential Android applications for students.
What are some of the most innovative tech projects and ideas seeking crowdfunding on Kickstarter and Indiegogo this month?
A high-spec laptop for design, a budget laptop for reading or a decent all-rounder -- whatever your student needs going back to school, you can find it here.
A high-spec tablet for media, a budget tablet for reading or a decent all-rounder -- whatever your student needs going back to school, you can find it here.
From gaming headsets to budget tablets, here are some of the best back to school tech and gadgets on the market.
School will soon be in session and a Chromebook may be just what you need for the coming academic year.
You have one, your partner has one, and your child wants one. What are some of the best tablets and tips to keep them entertained, happy, and most importantly, safe?
As the World Cup kicks off, we list five technology projects rolled out across the venues that will be hosting the tournament in Brazil over the next month.
Those who want maximum privacy for their email have a tough time using difficult software. Google is attempting to do better with Gmail, but there's already a decent webmail solution.
Location data reveals impact on people's habits in your area.
Apple puts its expertise into face shields, while Tesla engineers create a ventilator prototype using Tesla Model 3 parts.
Christiaan van Veen, director of the Digital Welfare State and Human Rights Project at the New York University School of Law, sits down with Tonya Hall to talk about the intersection between government and digital transformation, how many individuals still don't have internet access, and what that means for digital transformation's progress.
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak spreads across the world, some governments are deploying or exploring the idea of deploying privacy-intrusive solutions for tracking the disease's spread.
Tonya Hall talks with Amy Webb, professor of strategic foresight at NY University's Stern School of Business, author, quantitative futurist, and founder of the Future Today Institute, to learn more about why she believes futurists should have roles within government positions and the part AI would play in those situations.
It will also create a reimbursement fund to pay those that rip out the prohibited equipment.
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains that organizations are increasingly keen to pay security researchers to uncover the flaws in their systems before malicious hackers do. Read more: https://zd.net/32GODDf
A new survey about election security shows that Americans worry just as much about domestic interference as foreign. And that they'd prefer a tech company to oversee elections instead of the government.
Amy Webb, professor of strategic foresight at NY University's Stern School of Business, author, quantitative futurist, and founder of the Future Today Institute, talks to Tonya Hall about whether the US should view China as a competitor or an adversary.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) handles IT and telecommunications support for the White House, US diplomats, and military troops.
Microsoft's open-source code-sharing platform's latest report places freedom of expression above all else.
Scott Fulton tells Karen Roby that maybe America isn’t ready yet to defy the world with its own, USA-branded fifth-generation wireless tech. But it’s preparing to battle anyone – France, the UK, Germany, and maybe even India – who doesn’t invest in Ericsson or Nokia equipment instead, including with trade sanctions. Is all this really worth a global cold war? Read more: https://zd.net/37WE2oB
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains the EU Commission has big plans for AI -- and they may be better ones than the bloc's competitors. Read more: https://zd.net/32aYHUQ
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