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When algorithms go wrong we need more power to fight back, say AI researchers
Governments and private companies are deploying AI systems at a rapid pace, but the public lacks the tools to hold these systems accountable when they fail. That’s one of the major conclusions in a new report issued by AI Now, a research group...
What Is the Blockchain? A Plain English Version
The word blockchain is on everyone’s lips right now. Although you might not really understand what “blockchain” means, chances are you’ve heard people talk about it (a lot). Some people believe it will change our world for the better, and it...
Tech Leaders Report Urgent Hiring Needs For 2019; Project-Based Hires And Re-Skilling Play Role In Staffing Strategies
Many technology teams will be growing in the first half of 2019, but staffing challenges exist, according to Robert Half Technology's State of U.S. Tech Hiring research. Sixty-three percent of IT hiring decision makers polled plan to expand the...
Email scammer get 45 months in prison
A Nigerian national who cheated U.S. firms, including two in Connecticut, out of $1.6 million in an email scam will spend nearly four years in federal prison, prosecutors say. Adeyemi Odufuye, 32, who also goes by "Micky Bricks" and "Yemi",...
Bitcoin's epic plunge continues
What a difference a year makes for bitcoin. In December 2017, bitcoin prices hit a record high of just under $20,000. Flash forward to December 2018 and bitcoin is now trading a little below $3,400. That's a more than 80% plunge. Bitcoin is at...
Making Hartford a destination for the companies of the future
Today, I was joined by Gov. Dannel Malloy and Gov.-elect Ned Lamont to inaugurate Infosys’ Hartford Technology and Innovation Hub. The Hub will help Infosys work more closely with its clients in the region and serve as the global center for...
The Evolution and Grand Opening of An Indian Tech Company In Hartford
The decision to locate Infosys’ Innovation Hub in Hartford involved an incoming governor, an outgoing governor, a number of business leaders, and the academic community. Governor-elect Ned Lamont went to Infosys’ New York offices two or three...
Tech Industry Still Wary of EU Digital Tax
Plans for a European Union (EU)-wide digital tax on big technology companies like Google, Amazon and Facebook fell apart this month when several European countries objected to the proposal. The push to adopt an EU-wide digital tax was led...
Why We Need to Audit Algorithms
Algorithmic decision-making and artificial intelligence (AI) hold enormous potential and are likely to be economic blockbusters, but we worry that the hype has led many people to overlook the serious problems of introducing algorithms into...
Three cyber scams you can’t afford to ignore
According to the National Cyber Security Alliance, almost 50 percent of small businesses have experienced a cyber attack. Additionally, nearly 60 percent of hacked small and medium-sized businesses are put out of business after six months.

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Are you one lost iphone away from a data breach? Without a strong password and full data encryption, you could be. Learn why mobile phones put your firm at risk and what you can do about it.  This is an open forum - we never limit...
Technology Breakfast Roundtable: Your Mobile Phone: More of a Risk Than You Think - 1/17/2019 - Rocky Hill
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