Exclusive: Snapchat is under scrutiny by the UK regulator of underage users

In this image dated February 21, 2023, a keyboard is placed in front of a displayed Snapchat logo. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Britain’s data regulator is collecting information on Snapchat to determine whether the US instant messaging app is doing enough to remove underage users from its platform, two people familiar … Read more

How the US State Department is transforming decision-making through the use of data analytics and AI

Government agencies are harnessing the power of data analytics, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve decision-making processes and better represent the country’s interests on a global scale. By leveraging new technologies, the US Department of State has adopted a data-driven approach to achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness in its operations. Said in a recent … Read more

As Japan joins US chip restrictions on China, some are uncomfortable in Tokyo

TOKYO/NEW YORK, July 24 (Reuters) – Japan’s imposition of export controls on chipmaking tools, in line with US policy restricting China’s ability to produce advanced semiconductors, is worrying some Tokyo officials who believe US aggressive action could hamper coordination and unnecessarily provoke Beijing. Starting this week, Japan is restricting 23 types of devices, from machines … Read more

The electric car revolution is threatened by high insurance and repair costs

The automatic braking system prevents a car crash from a car crash. Concept for driver assistance systems. getty According to a report, unless urgent action is taken, the high cost of insuring an electric car in the UK and the lack of competent repair shops will threaten the burgeoning electric vehicle market. The report, by … Read more

Smoke from Canadian wildfires increases health risk in black, poorer communities across the US

Article A jogger runs along the shore of Lake Michigan on June 27, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois, with heavy smoke from the Canadian wildfires in the background. (KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI/AFP via Getty Images) DETROIT – Smoky air from Canada’s wildfires shrouded much of the United States from Minnesota to New York and Kentucky on Wednesday, prompting … Read more

Celesta Capital’s Nic Brathwaite is bullish on CHIPS and Science Act

Nic Brathwaite, founding CEO of Celesta Capital, is optimistic about the global semiconductor industry. “Great technical innovations are based on semiconductors,” explained Brathwaite in an interview. He modestly says there wasn’t enough VC money available for hardware startups, leaving Celesta “picking from the litter”. Brathwaite explained that Celesta has three investment themes: Technology platforms that … Read more

Biden and Modi talked about China but not the climate

WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 22: President Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speak during a … [+] Arrival ceremony at the White House on June 22, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Getty Images Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a generous welcome from the Biden government during his recently … Read more

EV motorcycle startup shows how culture drives the market

RAJASTHAN, INDIA: A family of four on a motorbike minimally demonstrates one of the hitherto unseen events … [+] cultural needs: additional seats for passengers. getty The history books of the automotive industry contain entire chapters of cultural blunders. However, the myth in these legends is that they are such egregious mistakes always cost companies … Read more