A.I. and neural networks — better earthquake predictions or detection?

RIDGECREST, CA — The Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern California on July 4, 2019 at 10:34 am local time (17:34 UTC). The … Continue reading A.I. and neural networks — better earthquake predictions or detection?

Uber Technologies joins list of Silicon Valley firms with an IPO filing

SAN FRANCISCO — In a regulatory filing this week, Uber said it will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “UBER.” Uber Technologies has decided … Continue reading Uber Technologies joins list of Silicon Valley firms with an IPO filing

McDonald’s Acquires Dynamic Yield to Optimize CX

  CHICAGO, NEW YORK & TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) and Dynamic Yield Ltd. announced an agreement by which McDonald’s will acquire Dynamic Yield, a leader in personalization and … Continue reading McDonald’s Acquires Dynamic Yield to Optimize CX

Comcast Buys AI-Based Cyber Tech Developer BluVector

PHILADELPHIA, PA—Comcast has purchased Arlington, Va.-based cybersecurity firm BluVector for an undisclosed sum. BluVector develops and provides platforms based on artificial intelligence and machine learning designed to help government agencies and companies detect … Continue reading Comcast Buys AI-Based Cyber Tech Developer BluVector

Accelerating America’s Leadership in Artificial Intelligence

“Continued American leadership in Artificial Intelligence is of paramount importance to maintaining the economic and national security of the United States.” President Donald J. Trump WHITE HOUSE (02.11.19) — In his … Continue reading Accelerating America’s Leadership in Artificial Intelligence

CES 2019 unveils Industry’s latest transformative technologies

LAS VEGAS, NV — CES® 2019 opened this week, unveiling the latest transformative technologies that will redefine industries. LG Electronics President and CTO Dr. I.P. Park kicked off the first … Continue reading CES 2019 unveils Industry’s latest transformative technologies

Tech Industry seeks more Black Coders

SEATTLE, WA — For years there have been programs designed to get more girls involved in tech careers, but Microsoft noticed an urgent need to step up industry’s support for … Continue reading Tech Industry seeks more Black Coders

4G ending as 2018 Closes — What’s Next?

WASHINGTON — National BDPA’s Washington, D.C. Chapter (BDPADC.org) and Samsung Electronics America reached 40-year milestones in 2018.  To that end, opportunities for new fifth-generation workforces powered by start-ups with innovative … Continue reading 4G ending as 2018 Closes — What’s Next?

Tech Titans honored during Washington’s 40th Anniversary Community & Technology Awards

    Industry Legends and ‘Hidden Figure$’ welcome America’s next generation of coders to community trade associations WASHINGTON (bdpatoday) – This year’s annual Community & Technology Awards gala, co-hosted by the … Continue reading Tech Titans honored during Washington’s 40th Anniversary Community & Technology Awards

CES2018: Youth = The Future of Technology

By DaMisha Brown LAS VEGAS, NV — For young people who are willing to move just as fast or faster than technology itself, CES is where you should be. But, … Continue reading CES2018: Youth = The Future of Technology

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HBCU Q&A with Facebook and Google

BALTIMORE, MD—For this semester’s Presidential Distinguished Speaker Series, Morgan State University is hosting a moderated panel discussion followed by questions and answers with Facebook’s Maxine Williams and Google’s Yolanda Mangolini. … Continue reading HBCU Q&A with Facebook and Google

Google’s New Gadgets Phone ‘Home’

Alphabet, Inc. Dials-Up ‘Pixel’ to Launch Google’s AI Thrust by Tim Higgins and Nathan Olivarez-Giles SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Google, ubiquitous in internet search but long trailing in consumer hardware, announced today its new … Continue reading Google’s New Gadgets Phone ‘Home’