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Pandemic exposes Canadian entrepreneurial ecosystem’s gender parity problem

In Canada, women account for approximately 28 percent of the country’s entrepreneurs, according to a…

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Pentagon taps private sector to develop drone swarms that can track people, objects in congested areas

The Pentagon's Defense Innovation Unit is calling on the private sector to develop autonomous drones…

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Ex-CERN scientist on leveraging AI to accelerate language learning (Brains Byte Back podcast)

Being able to speak and understand a foreign language is a lot like having a…

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Founder Institute takes world’s largest early-stage accelerator program virtual in 2020

The world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator has moved all of this year’s programs online in…

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Tech & talent pulled from intel community are battle-tested to protect private sector: former SEAL Team 6 member, entrepreneur

Because of their battle-tested experience in combating cybersecurity threats in real-time, former members of the…

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With govt nowhere to be found, Colombian robotics school takes innovation into its own hands

Chocó’s School for Robotics teaches children to think disruptively, in order to stimulate the socio-economic…

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Securing and simplifying digital identity: Brains Byte Back podcast

Trying to prove who we are online, or even trying to prove that we are…

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Emotion, gender prediction tech should be banned from Brazil’s metro: NGO testifies

Access Now, a non-profit that defends the digital rights of citizens around the world, presents…

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‘Facebook’s business model is poison & its algorithms amplify misinformation’: digital forensics expert testifies

Facebook's business model is poison and its divisive algorithms are a driving force behind online…

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USC Marshall Greif Incubator to hold exclusive Digital Mentor Series with incubator founders

The University of Southern California (USC) Marshall Greif Incubator will hold an exclusive webinar series…

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‘When technology takes control of our information environment, it takes control of humanity’: Center for Humane Tech president

When technology like AI takes control of our information environment, then it takes control of…

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Global Esports Federation, ITU to launch global dialogue on esports & sustainability

The Global Esports Federation partners with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to launch a global…

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Brazilian startup finds ‘more opportunities’ to grow internationally via Korean accelerator

K-Startup Grand Challenge is an accelerator financially supported by the government of South Korea which…

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Big tech censorship reignites call for an Internet Bill of Rights

The idea of an Internet Bill of Rights has been floating around for years, but…

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Modern warfare technology with ex-military sergeant turned tech CEO (Brains Byte Back podcast)

If you have played Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and asked yourself how soon before…

  • Mobile

Whatsapp’s problematic Brazilian ‘monopoly’

In Brazil, Whatsapp’s omnipresence has given rise to the app’s expansion, but has the service…

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The unexpected upsides of ‘anywhere’ accelerators

Shelter in place orders and social distancing requirements continue to interfere with the very same…

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Horasis think tank opens annual India Meeting to the public with first-ever virtual event

For the first time in its 12-year history, global visions community think tank Horasis will…

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Digital contact tracing apps could worsen inequality, Human Rights Watch warns

The development of digital contact tracing apps to slow the spread of COVID-19 -- a…

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House Intel Committee ditches script, grills big tech on polarizing users and toxic civic discourse

Today, representatives from big tech companies Google, Facebook, and Twitter testified remotely in a virtual…