Business leaders are failing to drive disruptive technological change

One in three (34 percent) employees believe a robot would be better at decision making than their boss if it had access to the right business intelligence. This is according to the Advanced Trends Report 2018/19, which also reveals that there is no clear leader driving technology change across UK …

Actually, Banksy meant to shred the whole painting. Now it's likely worth much more.

In a ‘Director’s half cut’ uploaded on YouTube, Banksy revealed the secret shredding mechanism he had installed inside the frame of a copy of  “Girl With Balloon.” It was supposed to shred the whole canvas, but seems to have gotten stuck. So what happened at the auction was the coincidental …

Fiat Chrysler partners with Aurora to develop self-driving commercial vans

Aurora, the autonomous vehicle technology startup backed by Sequoia Capital and Amazon, has struck a deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to develop self-driving commercial vehicles. The partnership will focus on integrating Aurora’s technology into FCA’s line of Ram Truck commercial vehicles, a portfolio that includes cargo vans and trucks. The …

A morning adrenaline rush improves workplace productivity

A new academic study has found the benefits of taking part in adrenaline boosting activities before work. Researchers from the University of Essex School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Science, tested workers from the International Quarter London (IQL), the gateway to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and discovered that taking a …

LittleBits and Disney launch Snap the Gap to teach girls STEM

LittleBits, Disney and UC Davis announced this morning that they’ve joined forces for the launch of Snap the Gap. The program is designed to give girls a jumpstart into the ever-important world of STEM learning with an online program, littleBits starter pack and a one-year mentorship with a STEM professional. …

Doom, Fallout and the rest of the trailers from Bethesda’s E3 press conference

E3 may not officially start until Tuesday, but the announcements are coming fast a furious. A few short hours after Microsoft previewed its streaming service and next get console, Bethesda took to the stage a few blocks a way, with footage from new Elder Scroll and Doom titles, along with …

Create Advanced Cloud Deployment Workflows with Mina

This article was created in partnership with Alibaba Cloud. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Mina is a fast deployer and server automation tool, with advanced features and powerful extensibility. Learn how Mina can make your deployment process better, how to install it, how to extend …

Tattoodo launches tattoo booking platform for individual artists

Tattoo app Tattoodo today launched a platform that lets people book appointments for tattoos around the world. A Tattoodo pilot program had made booking appointments with a limited number of tattoo shops possible in the past, but today‘s launch means users can now make appointments with individual artists, a company …

Europe agrees platform rules to tackle unfair business practices

The European Union’s political institutions have reached agreement over new rules designed to boost transparency around online platform businesses and curb unfair practices to support traders and other businesses that rely on digital intermediaries for discovery and sales. The European Commission proposed a regulation for fairness and transparency in online platform …

Fallout 76 is getting a 52-player battle royale mode

Tonight’s Bethesda E3 press conference was all about free additions. In fact, the company actually took to the stage to apologize for Fallout 76’s rocky launch. The publisher quickly added that it’s continued to improve on the title since late last year, listening to player feedback and adding all sorts …

Top 5 Powerful Small Business Trends to Watch Out for in 2018

In 2018, there will be some impactful changes in the small business sphere, and new opportunities will open up for prospective entrepreneurs. Whether you are at an early stage of launching your company or you have been in business for several years, it is always important to watch out for …

LinkedIn steps into business intelligence with the launch of Talent Insights

LinkedIn may be best known as a place where people and organizations keep public pages of their professional profiles, using that as a starting point for networking, recruitment and more — a service that today that has racked up more than 575 million users, 20 million companies and 15 million …

U.S. legislators urge Canada to block Huawei from 5G networks

(Reuters) — Two leading U.S. lawmakers, both sharp critics of China, urged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday to consider dropping China’s Huawei from helping to build next-generation 5G telecommunications networks. Senators Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat, and Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, said they had “grave…Read More Source: …