Media's Data-Driven Future


"Today is the slowest rate of technological change you will ever experience in your lifetime," wrote Shelly Palmer in his e-book Data-Driven Thinking (Digital Living Press, 2016). As one of the world's premier voices on the accelerating pace of digital technology, he is increasingly preoccupied with helping companies and individuals prepare for the dramatic changes he sees coming, particularly in entertainment and media.

German court upholds WhatsApp-Facebook data transfer ban


Facebook must obtain the permission of German users of WhatsApp before processing their personal data, a German court confirmed on Tuesday.

Chatbot Tracker: Helping Productivity PYMNTS.com


Chatbots have moved into a unique position over the past few years. Rather than using chatbots to resolve customer service issues solely on company websites or for inside use at organizations, businesses have begun branching out to help optimize both internal and external organizational needs.

Top 10 Best Chatbot Platform Tools to Build Chatbots for Your Business


Chatbots are the new rage as more top brands are advancing the technology and integrating it into their chat systems. Big names such as Facebook and Telegram have already made moves in this arena by creating their own chatbots and chatbot platforms.

Why Artificial Intelligence Still Needs A Human Touch


How do we distinguish between fact and falsehood? This is perhaps, one of the most debated questions of the past year. Google and Facebook are both in the spotlight for disseminating so-called "fake news", despite the artificial intelligence (AI) systems that these companies developed and deploy on their platforms. If AI is currently struggling to discern facts from fiction, could it be that human intelligence is still a necessary component for the continued successful integration of AI?

Dish unveils $999 system to make live online video easier

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Dish, a company known largely for its old-school satellite TV, is now trying to make it easier for people to stream quality video live over YouTube and Facebook.