Women issues at Microsoft reach CEO Satya Nadella

IANS- Citing cases and raising concerns of discrimination in career advancements and sexual harassment against women within the company, Microsoft employees had a much-needed meeting with the CEO, Satya Nadella. Roughly 100 to 150 employees attended the meeting with Nadella in person on Thursday while others watched via live-stream.  In response to the concerns, Nadella […]

Internet rules must be updated: Zuckerberg

IANS- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that governments and regulators need to play a more active role in updating rules for the Internet to preserve the freedom of expression, for entrepreneurs to build new things, and to protect society from broader harm. In an editorial in The Washington Post on Saturday, Zuckerberg said though […]

Facebook apologizes for axing Kashmir from India

IANS- After mentioning Kashmir separately along with India and a few other countries in a blog post, Facebook on Wednesday apologized for the “mistake”. Reacting to an IANS story that said that Kashmir had been mentioned separately along with India in a violation of the country’s territorial integrity, Facebook deleted the reference to Kashmir from […]

Adobe launches AI-powered ‘Experience Platform’

IANS- Software major Adobe on Tuesday announced the global availability of “Adobe Experience Platform” for customer experience management (CXM). Stitching together data from across the enterprise, the platform enables real-time customer profiles leveraging Adobe Sensei, the company’s artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology.  To help enterprises deliver personalized experiences in real-time, the Adobe […]

By 2030 US to face 121,000 doctors deficit

IANS-   The practice of medicine in the US may well find itself in intensive care, with a deficit of 121,000 physicians projected for 2030, even as foreign-born doctors struggle to get licensed. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the deficit scenario could be alleviated if the procedures whereby thousands of foreign […]