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Fairfield Police investing in technology to make work more efficient

The city of Fairfield has invested drug forfeiture money in new technology that helps improve efficiencies in police work. Pictured is the city’s 3-D laser scanner that takes interactive images of crime scenes and serious accident scenes. MICHAEL D. PITMAN/STAFF FAIRFIELD Technology often makes work more efficient. And while Fairfield police officials say nothing will replace “good, old-fashion” police work, ... Read More »

U.S. Hails Afghans’ Strides In Education, Urges For More Work

U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Hugo Llorens said that Afghanistan has made significant strides in education sector over the past 15 years, urging more efforts to be undertaken in the sector so that no child in the country remains deprived of learning.  “Afghanistan has made tremendous strides in education over the last 15 years.  From 600,000 children enrolled in school in ... Read More »

Track how technology is transforming work

Androids, such as this one directing shoppers in Tokyo, will replace humans in many service occupations in the next 10–20 years. Advances in technology pose huge challenges for jobs. Productivity levels have never been higher in the United States, for example, but income for the bottom 50% of earners has stagnated since 1999 (see ‘Job shifts’). Most of the monetary ... Read More »

Pinterest Introduces Search Ads, Here’s How They Work

Pinterest recently introduced a Search Ads feature with a dozen new clients who will now join a batch of brands including Target, eBay and Home Depot already testing the new service. “We’re excited to introduce Search Ads on Pinterest: a new way to connect with people searching for your products and services,” said head of global sales John Kaplan in ... Read More »

The Link Between Technology, Social Work, and Conflict Resolution

In the field of social work, conflict resolution happens every day. However, the way social workers are dealing with conflicts may be changing as technology becomes introduced to the field. The use of technology is not without its critics, though. Seeing how technology can be used to help with conflict resolution and other hurdles in this field can enable people ... Read More »

Facebook’s Prisma-Like App Converts Live Videos Into Work of Art in Real-Time

Facebook’s Prisma-Like App Converts Live Videos Into Work of Art in Real-Time HIGHLIGHTS Release timeline for the feature not announced Company termed the feature as “style transfer” app App showcased at WSJDLive event It certainly seems like Facebook has become obsessed with its live video feature. The social media networking giant has not only been pushing the feature to all ... Read More »

Panasonic Eluga Tapp With Reliance Jio Support, Android for Work, Fingerprint Scanner Launched at Rs. 8,990

Panasonic Eluga Tapp With Reliance Jio Support, Android for Work, Fingerprint Scanner Launched at Rs. 8,990 HIGHLIGHTS Android for Work lets you have separate work and home profiles The smartphone comes with 4G VoLTE support It sports a full-HD display and runs Android 6.0 After the P77, Panasonic has now launched the Eluga Tapp smartphone in India. The Panasonic Eluga ... Read More »

Facebook Hires Ex-Snapdeal CPO Anand Chandrasekaran to Work on Messenger

Signalling how important India is for its growth, Facebook has hired Anand Chandrasekaran, a former Yahoo executive who was working as chief product officer at e-tailer Snapdeal, to boost future prospects for its Messenger app. Based out of Facebook’s Silicon Valley headquarters, Chandrasekaran will focus on building strategies and partnerships for Messenger which hit one billion users in July this ... Read More »

Facebook At Work Will Reportedly Be Launched Next Month

‘ HIGHLIGHTS Facebook At Work will also offer Groups as well as Messenger The exact pricing for Facebook At Work have not been announced The product has been in the making since 2014 Facebook is set to launch its enterprise communication and collaboration network ‘Facebook At Work’ globally in a few weeks on a per seat pricing model for businesses ... Read More »

Samsung Testing Its Smartwatches to Work With iPhone

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung wants to reach a wider audience for its wearable accessories Running beta tests of the Gear S3 to ensure compatibility with iPhone No timeframe for when compatible products might be announced Samsung Electronics is gearing up to enable its watches to work with rival Apple’s mobile devices in a bid to reach a wider audience for its wearable ... Read More »