Google AI Researchers Cite Demands, Want Academic Integrity

Google is experiencing more fallout from its handling of Dr. Timnit Gebru’s dismissal, with the company’s AI researchers making demands.

Google CEO Criticized For Response to AI Researcher’s Exit

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has sent an email to Google employees in an effort to address backlash the company is facing over Dr. Timnit Gebru’s exit.

Coronavirus: Rescale Partners With Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud For Vaccine Research

In the race to create a COVID-19 vaccine, Rescale has partnered with both Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.

Space Lettuce Is As Good As Earth Lettuce

Good news for the U.S. Space Force: Personnel will still be able to get a healthy helping of veggies, as space lettuce is as nutritious as Earth lettuce.

Why You’re Probably Not Doing Personalization Well Enough

SAP’s hybris released some interesting findings about how companies use personalization. In short, the company found that brands are failing at personalization at the expense of customer experience. Is personalization a significant part of your efforts? How do you personalize…

Yelp Finds Small Businesses Expecting A Good Year

Yelp has released some findings from its first annual Small Business Pulse survey, which reached out to 900 small businesses in an effort to learn more about their focus in 2016. According to the company there is a great deal…

Digital Ad Industry Would Gain $8.2 Billion A Year By Fixing These Things

The digital ad industry stands to gain $8.2 billion a year by eliminating fraud and issues with the Internet supply chain, a new study from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and EY finds. According to the study, fraudulent impressions, infringed…

Uber: Without Surge Pricing, You’d Never Get a Ride

Without surge pricing, Uber just wouldn’t be Uber. That’s the latest message from the company, which has just published a new study based on two naturally–occurring instances – one where surge pricing worked as planned and another where surge pricing…

Facebook Points To Neuromarketing Research To Illustrate That Mobile Is More Effective Than TV For Ads

Facebook recently released a study it commissioned from neuromarketing agency SalesBrain looking at how people’s brains respond to ads on smartphones versus televisions. It’s certainly worth noting that much of Facebook’s business depends on people buying mobile ads, but the…

Instagram Has a Bot Problem, Despite ‘Purge’, Say Researchers

After looking at over 10.2 million accounts and studying the behavior of 20,000 purchased fake accounts, some Italian researchers have concluded that Instagram still has a bot problem. How bad is it? According to security researcher Andrea Stroppa, it’s not…