Category Archives: Business and Technology

With Custom Skills, Alexa Inches Closer to Being One of the Family

Amazon on Thursday introduced Alexa Skill Blueprints, adding personalization capabilities to its smart speaker devices. The new tool provides pre-crafted templates for users to create customized experiences. Among the possibilities are answers to specific questions, or skills for particular users, such as houseguests. With Alexa Skill Blueprints, users can build into their devices experiences that […]

Microsoft, Facebook, Oracle Among 34 Firms to Join Cybersecurity Tech Accord

Microsoft, Oracle and Facebook, along with 31 other companies, on Tuesday signed the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, an agreement aimed at defending against cyberattacks, whether coming from rogue hackers or nation-states. The 34 tech firms committed to stronger defenses, no offensive attacks, capacity building and collective action. [embedded content] The accord is designed to protect the […]

TelaDietitian CEO Jackie Elnahar: Remember Your Mission

Jackie Elnahar is founder and CEO of TelaDietitian. In this exclusive interview, Elnahar shares her enthusiasm for using technology to improve patients’ nutrition. TelaDietitian CEO Jackie Elnahar TechNewsWorld: What is TelaDietitian’s mission? Why did you found the company? Jackie Elnahar: The mission of the company is to provide accessible medical nutrition therapy consultations with a […]