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TUESDAY 14. JUNE 2022


First-mover advantages of implementing data privacy in countries where data protection laws are under consideration

Thank you for joining us on “The cloud hub: From cloud chaos to clarity.” Increasingly, countries across the globe are enforcing data protection laws. Organizations can stay ahead of new mandates by implementing data privacy norms. Companies must view customers as allies when protecting their privacy and gain their brand loyalty. Click here to...

Accelerate and simplify SASE with zero trust adoption

Thank you for joining us on “The cloud hub: From cloud chaos to clarity.” Watch this video featuring Infosys and Palo Alto Networks discussing how to leverage SASE with zero trust adoption. The discussion covers the best practices and steps needed to ensure robust security of enterprise network perimeters, workloads, and workplaces with a cloud-delivered security platform....

These scientists want to capture more carbon with CRISPR crops

Plants are the original carbon capture factories—and a new research program aims to make them better ones by using gene editing. The Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI), a research group in Berkeley, California, founded by CRISPR co-inventor Jennifer Doudna, has announced a new program to use the revolutionary gene-editing tool on plants to boost their aptitude for carbon storage. The initial...

Why sounds and smells are as vital to cities as the sights

When David Howes thinks of his home city of Montreal, he thinks of the harmonious tones of carillon bells and the smell of bagels being cooked over wood fires. But when he stopped in at his local tourism office to ask where they recommend that visitors go to smell, taste, and listen to the city, he just received blank stares. “They only know about things to see, not about the city’s other...


MONDAY 13. JUNE 2022


Making hybrid work

Organizations struggle to find a rhythm in the new hybrid world. The shift from enabling hybrid work to optimizing it to deliver exceptional employee experiences is well underway. Join this session, designed for CIOs and supporting teams, for steps to improve the hybrid work experience for employees through an equitable, collaborative, and inclusive strategy. Recent…

The Download: Marseille’s surveillance fightback, and the endless AI sentience debate

This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. Marseille’s battle against the surveillance state Across the world, video cameras have become an accepted feature of urban life. Many cities in China now have dense networks of them, and London and New…


FRIDAY 10. JUNE 2022


How China’s biggest online influencers fell from their thrones

No one had foreseen just how fast three of China’s most powerful influencers would fall. On June 3, Austin Li, a 30-year-old live-streamer with over 60 million followers on the Alibaba-owned e-commerce platform Taobao, abruptly cut off a live stream after a tank-shaped ice cream dessert appeared on the screen. While he later posted that it was due to “technical difficulties,” most people...


THURSDAY 9. JUNE 2022


The Download: Chinese hackers target telecoms, and aviation emissions

This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. Chinese hackers exploited years-old software flaws to break into telecom giants The news: Hackers employed by the Chinese government have broken into numerous major telecommunications firms around the world in a cyber-espionage campaign…

The aviation industry can hit its emissions goals, but it needs new fuels

Cutting carbon emissions from planes is going to be difficult—but not impossible. With enough funding, policy support, and alternative fuel, aviation can make enough progress to help the world reach global climate targets by 2050, according to a new report. Today, aviation makes up about 3% of greenhouse-gas emissions worldwide. Some airlines and industry groups have made pledges to reach...

Chinese hackers exploited years-old software flaws to break into telecom giants

Hackers employed by the Chinese government have broken into numerous major telecommunications firms around the world in a cyber espionage campaign that has lasted at least two years, according to a new advisory from American security agencies.  The hackers allegedly breached their targets by exploiting old and well-known critical vulnerabilities in popular networking hardware. Once they...


WEDNESDAY 8. JUNE 2022


Cryptocurrency fuels new business opportunities

Cryptocurrency is fast gaining mainstream acceptance as consumers look for innovative ways to diversify their savings, protect against inflation, and save on transaction fees. Big-name brands are taking note: PayPal, Starbucks, AT&T, AMC Theatres, Microsoft, and Whole Foods are among a growing battalion of organizations that now accept payment in cryptocurrencies. In fact, nearly 16,000...


TUESDAY 7. JUNE 2022


Building a better society with better AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the vast potential to offer innovations to improve every facet of society, from legacy engineering systems to healthcare to creative processes in arts and entertainment. In Hollywood, for example, studios are using AI to surface and measure bias in scripts—the very tools producers and writers need to create more equitable and inclusive media. However, AI is only...

Saudi Arabia plans to spend $1 billion a year discovering treatments to slow aging

Anyone who has more money than they know what to do with eventually tries to cure aging. Google founder Larry Page has tried it. Jeff Bezos has tried it. Tech billionaires Larry Ellison and Peter Thiel have tried it. Now the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which has about as much money as all of them put together, is going to try it. The Saudi royal family has started a not-for-profit organization...


MONDAY 6. JUNE 2022


The right data strategy is the foundation for better customer experiences

Third-party cookies might be going the way of the dinosaur, but organizations will still need data about their customers’ online behaviors to deliver the personalized experiences they expect. This means a shift in data strategy to focus on multiple types of first-party data, collected with customer consent. First-party data is data that customers agree to share with brands, including their...