The SD Times Data Quality Project

It began last January with a column I wrote titled “The little dirty data secret,” which shone a light on the issue of data quality — or lack thereof — within many organizations. I called it the dirty little secret because of a reluctance on the part of many to even acknowledge they had a […]

Report: Security, connectivity, and data collection remain top concerns for IoT developers

A new report has revealed security, connectivity, and data collection and analytics are the top three concerns for Internet of Things (IoT) developers. Thirty-nine percent of respondents cited security as a concern, 27% for connectivity, and 26% for data collection and analysis.  The 2020 IoT Developer Survey conducted by the Eclipse Foundation was completed using […]

DeepMind open-sources the FermiNet, a neural network that simulates electron behaviors

In September, Alphabet’s DeepMind published a paper in the journal Physical Review Research detailing Fermionic Neural Network (FermiNet), a new neural network architecture that’s well-suited to modeling the quantum state of large collections of electrons. The FermiNet, which DeepMind claims is one of the first demonstrations of AI for computing atomic energy, is now available […]

Apple invites Black founders and developers to 2021 Entrepreneur Camp

In 2019, Apple’s Entrepreneur Camp offered 42 women-led organizations the opportunity to learn from Apple engineers and leaders — a process that will continue for female founders this week despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Today, Apple announced that it’s now taking Entrepreneur Camp applications from Black founders and developers, with plans to offer its first […]

Former ABC executive to become chairwoman of Warner Bros. TV

(Reuters) – Former ABC network executive Channing Dungey will take over as chairwoman of Warner Bros. Television Group, the AT&T Inc unit said on Monday, replacing veteran television executive Peter Roth, who will step down next year. Dungey, who is currently vice president of Original Series at Netflix Inc, has previously worked at Walt Disney […]

US Indicts Sandworm, Russia’s Most Destructive Cyberwar Unit

The new indictment also represents the first official acknowledgement from the US government that Sandworm was responsible for a cyberattack on the 2018 Winter Olympics, in which a piece of malware known as Olympic Destroyer took down much of the IT infrastructure of the Games just as the opening ceremony was beginning in Pyeongchang, South […]

Google reveals most common app store violations and how to avoid them

The Google Play app safety team released a set of tips and guides in an effort to detail the boundaries of app content and functionalities allowed on the platform, as well as provide the latest guidance on how developers can promote and monetize apps. According to the team, one of the common mistakes is apps […]

Google Assistant-enabled smart displays gain support for multiple accounts

Google today announced new features bound for smart displays like the Lenovo Smart Display, Nest Hub Mask, and the JBL Link View. Starting this month, the search giant is introducing an improved visual experience on touchscreen and the ability to set up multiple accounts. Google is also rolling out a feature that will proactively show […]