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Social media apps -- among them, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Should social media delete “provably false” stories?

It’s a dangerous standard that misses the real challenges facing digital platforms.

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IRS combats fraud with advanced data analytics

The Internal Revenue Service deals with billions of dollars in identity theft tax refund fraud every year. Anomaly detection powered by advanced analytics is helping to combat it.

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Transparency is the way forward to assess political bias on social media

It’s the best response to charges of bias from China and across the political spectrum.

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Policy challenges will inhibit 5G growth If they are not properly addressed

Policymakers need to look beyond spectrum and international competition with China to threats to safety, security, privacy and competition.

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Antitrust enforcers can think of privacy as a parameter of competition

But it is not likely to improve privacy protection very much.

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French judicial analytics ban undermines rule of law

The ban is likely unconstitutional in the United States.

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The challenge of balanced content moderation

Digital platforms have to ban the bad stuff and promote diverse political perspectives.

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Leon County Florida saves lives by digitizing hurricane response

The county leveraged GIS technology and dashboards in innovative ways to gather and analyze response data during and after Hurricane Michael, saving lives.

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Humanizing the digital experience

As part of their digital transformation, leading organizations find unique ways to make customer interactions more meaningful, seamless, and faster.

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How AI/ML is helping to eradicate poverty

In 2015, the UN Member States adopted a 2030 Sustainable Global Agenda. 17 aggressive objectives were recognized, of which the elimination of poverty was at the top. Since the SGA was created, ongoing gatherings of some of the...

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The electronic signature market: a US competitive success story

US policy tools that encourage the use of e-signatures is a boon for both businesses and the economy.

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Estonia CIO outlines country’s plan to embrace AI

Enterprises can learn from Estonia’s just-do-it approach to AI and investment in skills development.

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Made in India? Vietnam? Mexico?

Due to the US trade war with China, accusations of China’s theft of US intellectual property, China’s cyberattacks, China’s human rights violations, conflict in the South China Sea and the total US economic and political competition...

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Peace or ‘Star Wars’ – US vs. China

China’s technological and scientific “at all costs” expansion threatens global economic and political stability, especially to the United States and its allies. The Chinese threat is just as real as any impending danger from Iran,...

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States should not rush to pass laws affecting auto dealer and auto consumer data

Due to cybersecurity and other impending regulations, patience is key.

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Lithium-ion a pawn in economic domination

Global manipulation and domination of necessary elements and components like cobalt – a major element for lithium-ion battery storage – may also contribute to global economic and political domination as well. China is investing its...

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UK ‘Online Harms White Paper’ is ambitious and takes prescriptive approach

In order for the approach to not negatively affect innovation, however, there needs to be more prioritization.

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International tax talks and country actions rendering digital tax discussion moot

Sector-specific – including digital – taxes make no sense.

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