Deal! Fossil sells smartphone technology to Google for $40 mn

SAN FRANCISCO: Global watch and accessories maker Fossil Group has announced to sell its smartphone technology to Google for $40 million. As part of the transaction that is expected to close this month, a portion of Fossil Group’s research and development (RD) team currently supporting the transferring intellectual property (IP) will join Google, the company […]

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Analysis | The Technology 202: Sen. Schatz calls on technology industry to share cyber threats

Ctrl + N Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 28, 2017. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post)  The technology industry is all grown up, and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) says it’s time for Silicon Valley to start getting serious about cybersecurity threats.  Schatz is calling on the technology industry to create […]

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Technology is changing how we grow old and die

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Technology with limits

Credit: Flickr/Blogtrepeneur. CC BY 2.0. I am no technophobe, but I do believe in living consciously, and technology has a tendency to overrun our attention and our lives. It’s designed to do that: tech companies are motivated to keep our attention in their apps, their websites, their devices. They’ve found incentives for us to keep using […]

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How technology is reshaping accounting

As a new era dawns in the accounting and finance sectors, increasingly driven by disruptive technologies, advances in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and machine-learning technologies are redefining established business models while creating new challenges and opportunities. Jane Cheng, head of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Hong Kong, believes that technological advances can provide significant […]

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