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The critical need for AI digital assistants

Given the distractions and dangers of the world, we all need help staying organized and focused. When it comes to productivity, a little artificial intelligence could go a long way.

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Why your voice is your new password

Google now lets some users verify purchases using voice alone. It’s just the beginning. Welcome to the future of biometric ID and verification.

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The best way to write Messages on Apple Watch?

This little app lets you write more complex Messages using your Apple Watch.

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BBC launches ‘Corona Bot’ to tackle COVID-19 confusion

The BBC ‘s new online tool aims to keep people updated about changes to the UK's coronavirus restrictions.

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Apple Glass: Apple’s rumored AR glasses

Apple’s new rumored wearable has been getting a lot of buzz. The Apple Glass (or iGlasses… just kidding) will likely be an augmented reality (AR) headset. But what will they look like? Who will use them, and why? Computerworld...

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Apple Glass: Apple’s rumored AR glasses

Apple’s new rumored wearable has been getting a lot of buzz. The Apple Glass (or iGlasses… just kidding) will likely be an augmented reality (AR) headset. But what will they look like? Who will use them, and why? Computerworld...

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Google and Apple release contact tracing app API

Google and Apple delivered their contact tracing app API to public health agencies across the globe. The apps would allow Bluetooth pings between smartphones within six and a half feet of each other. And in theory, these apps would...

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Google and Apple release contact tracing app API

Google and Apple delivered their contact tracing app API to public health agencies across the globe. The apps would allow Bluetooth pings between smartphones within six and a half feet of each other. And in theory, these apps would...

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Work-from-home hack: The calendar-connected 'busy light'

Stop those irritating work-from-home interruptions by implementing an intelligent "busy light" that automatically activates whenever you're in a meeting.

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Mobile payments may soar, thanks to COVID-19

One of the most frequently asked questions these days is "When will things get back to normal?" And the fair and valid answers are generally "They won't. Good-bye handshakes" and "In stages, ending when a vaccine is approved and...

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The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

Just when we needed it most, the internet of things is delivering gobs of data and remote device control across almost every industry, from healthcare to agriculture.

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How IoT is becoming the pulse of healthcare

Healthcare enterprise budgeting for IoT devices is on par with other leading industries, such as manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and energy, and the largest increase in three years is set to occur in 2020.

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Rethinking PCs and smartphones in a post-COVID-19 world

We are still early into the COVID-19 disruption, but I have little doubt the world will be dramatically changed as a result. The tech hardware world that will exist post-pandemic will have a lot to do with what emerges at Blackberry,...

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Wearables get their killer app: saving you from killer viruses

Until now, smart watches, rings and glasses offered useful features, but were optional -- that's changing fast. Soon our lives and businesses will depend on them.

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Wearables get their killer app: saving you from killer viruses

Until now, smart watches, rings and glasses offered useful features, but were optional -- that's changing fast. Soon our lives and businesses will depend on them.

Developer models COVID-19 sneezing simulation on Gran Turismo software

A lone developer from the company that provided aerodynamic analysis for the cars in the PlayStation game Gran Turismo has applied the tooling to demonstrate the spread of germs with and without wearing a mask

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How tech companies are helping to fight the coronavirus pandemic

More and more tech companies are stepping up to the plate to assist frontline workers and healthcare organizations as the coronavirus continues to take its toll around the world. Computerworld’s Ken Mingis joins Juliet to discuss how...

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I've finally figured out why foldable phones actually exist

If you think foldable phones are designed to make your life easier, you're probably missing the point.

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