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The Future of Voice – Leon Tsai

Voice User Interface is going to be a huge tech revolution that is coming very soon and we can already see its implementation by major players such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook. Voice provides us so much more speed and convenience than typing, especially when it comes to commands. Whereas ...

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Globalization and Everyday Life – Leon Tsai

I wake up in the morning, to an alarm set on my iPhone, which was assembled in China. The batteries in iPhones actually from Samsung, a South Korean company. I get dressed and drive to work in my Japanese Toyota Highlander. When I get to work, I make a cup ...

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Saudi Arabia Crack Down on Corruption Amongst High Profile Figures

Over the last couple of classes we have discussed important topics including the importance of impacting the political environment, global business and sustainable development, and managing for sustainability. Lucky for us as a class of students learning there is a news story developing right now that incorporates these topics in ...

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Google Docs Glitch That Locked Out Users Underscores Privacy Concerns

Posted By: Sarah Xiruo Xu, Nov. 6, 2017 Are you using Google Docs to store and share your important files with your friends or colleagues? Be careful, you may be blocked from accessing to your files! Last week, a false red flag in Google Docs locked users out of their ...

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Crossroad for Car Makers

Posted By: Sarah Xiruo Xu, Oct. 1, 2017 Paris Agreement on Climate Change, which entered into effect on November 4, 2016, facilitates a more environmental ethical world toward intergenerational fairness and intra-generational fairness. This drives a fundamental change for global car business with sales of passenger cars are forecasted to hit ...

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Evironmental Protection Agency Fails to Protect The Environment

Scott Pruitt, the chief of the EPA or Environmental Protection Agency met often with corporate executives and then made decisions which were beneficial to these executives. These executives were from the mining, automobile, and fossil fuel industries. In comparison, Pruitt only met with two environmental groups and public health group ...

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Should Equifax Have Been More Transparent?

  In May Equifax was hit with a massive data breach that compromised the personal information of 143 million people, and apparently this is not the first time that this has happened. We are now starting to learn per the Wall Street Journal that back in March the company had ...

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Should Facebook be held responsible for the influence of fake advertisements and news stories?

Last week, several new sources reported that special prosecutor Robert Mueller has served Facebook with a search warrant to gather information on Russian-linked accounts. Facebook claims that these accounts purchased at least $150,000 worth of advertising throughout the 2016 election. This story, combined with other “fake news” that has propagated ...

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Convenience Stores not Convenient Enough? Start-Up Company Faces Societal Backlash After Launch

On Wednesday last week, two ex-Google employees started their own start-up company named Bodega. The idea behind this company is to make a pantry box that acts as a larger version of the vending machine. Inside of the box are snacks, drinks, toiletries, and other things that one might find ...

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