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Global Internet traffic up 70% due to containment

A third of the world’s population has been confined for several weeks. Part of us continues to work from home, while other workers are forced to stop. The consequences of this new way of life are immediate: Internet traffic has increased considerably. Initial Omdia estimates suggest that the number of connections has increased by 70%
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Amazon to hire 100,000 employees to deal with coronavirus

Starting in April, the online commerce giant will launch a wave of hires to increase its delivery capacity, which will go through warehouse workers and others dedicated to deliveries. If the United States has not yet opted for containment measures, the fact remains that the European Union and the Schengen area have closed their borders,
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YouTube to focus on AI moderation during COVID-19 epidemic

To cope with the increase in traffic caused by containment measures ordered in Europe and the United States, but also to limit the number of employees required during this period of epidemic and teleworking, YouTube indicates that it will focus more heavily on artificial intelligence and machine learning for the moderation of its platform. The
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YouTube is the mobile app that video enthusiasts spend the most time on

According to a recent study published by AppAnnie, Android smartphone users are unanimous: YouTube is the mobile application on which they spend the most time watching videos. In fact, in 2019, 70% of internet users used YouTube to watch videos. YouTube is the mobile application that dominates the attention market Highlight of the top 5
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Uber cleared to resume autonomous vehicle testing in California

California has just agreed to Uber to resume testing of its autonomous cars. The company stopped testing in 2018 after one of its vehicles caused a fatal accident in Arizona. The first fatal accident involving an autonomous car In March 2018, an autonomous vehicle from Uber Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) fatally struck a cyclist in

Qwant becomes the default search engine for the Huawei P40

The French search engine signs an unprecedented collaboration with Huawei. After a year of close collaboration between the technical teams of Qwant and Huawei, it is now official: from April 21, 2020, Qwant will be the default search engine for Huawei P40 smartphones. The company is taking advantage of the tensions between Google and the

UNESCO publishes guide to support 776 million learners affected by school closings

The United Nations wants to reduce disruption in the field of education. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has released tips to facilitate distance learning. 776.7 million schoolchildren, middle school students, high school students and students are affected by school closings. UNESCO wants to facilitate the work of teachers It is not

Brazil to launch PIX, its national instant payment system

The Brazilian central bank plans to launch PIX, an instant payment system, much like PayPal but in a national version. As NFCW relays, it should be available next November and allow consumers to make payments, but also money transfers, in seconds, hours or days. With PIX, the central bank of Brazil wants to make instant

Google Translate to be able to translate long speeches in real time

Google is about to bring its Google Translate (Google Translate in France) translation tool into a new era: that of real-time translation powered by artificial intelligence. At an AI event this week in San Francisco, the firm introduced new functionality for its utility that allows it to act as an interpreter at conferences or long