For the fifth consecutive year, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has been named the most powerful woman in technology on the Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women list, placing at No. 7 on the list overall. With a personal fortune of $1.4 billion, Sandberg is powerful not only as a billionaire and top executive at the world’s fifth most valuable brand, but also as a voice for female empowerment in the workplace and shared responsibilities at home.
Bose is the standard bearer for noise-cancelling headphones. Its full-size QuietComfort 25 and in-ear QuietComfort 20 are widely seen as the most effective at actively blocking outside noise, in large part due to the fact that the company owns important patents related to the tech.
Russian authorities and members of the public have lashed out at recent inventions such as a phone call interception system and a face recognition app as breached of law or infringement of privacy Russian authorities and members of the public have lashed out at recent inventions such as a phone call interception system and a face recognition app as breached of law or infringement of privacy (AFP Photo/Vasily Maximov)
Walking the subdued floors found hardware vendors despondent about their chances in a hyper-competitive market and consumers who increasingly favor smartphones instead of PCs. On the trade days, before the show was open to the general public, booth after booth was filled with high-tech gadgets and idle sales staff drinking tea, with virtual reality demonstrations one of the few to draw a crowd.
Every year, we see a considerable increase in the number and severity of cybersecurity incidents from which companies suffer major financial losses, harm to their reputation, and irreparable damage to their customers. In 2015 alone, cybercriminals raked in billions of dollars from data breaches, as well as account information for hundreds of millions of users meant to be sold on the black market and used for further fraudulent activities.