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Some of the world's most powerful CEOs are coming to Capitol Hill — virtually, of course — to answer one overarching question: Do the biggest technology companies use their reach and power to hurt competitors and help themselves?

Here's what you need to know:

Who: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Tech Tuesday: Video Game Approved To Treat ADHD In Kids

Jun 23, 2020
A scene from EndeavorRx, the first prescription video game approved by the FDA.
Akili Interactive Labs

The Food and Drug Administration on June 15 approved the first-ever use of a video game to treat pediatric ADHD.

The game, Endeavor Rx, went through seven years of clinical trials before being approved. A prescription will be needed to obtain it.

A robot named Marty cleans the floors at a Giant grocery store in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
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The need for social distancing has accelerated the production of robots to cut down on worker interaction.

Robots can sort recycling and stock grocery shelves and ease workplace fears about contamination.

However one researcher says automated technology shouldn’t replace people but work in collaboration with them.

Tech Tuesday: Scrutinizing Company Mergers

Feb 18, 2020
Google sign at its headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP

In an unusual move, the Federal Trade Commission ordered five big tech companies to turn over information about smaller companies they’ve acquired since 2010.

Apple is entering the video-streaming race, taking on Netflix, Amazon, Disney and others with a monthly subscription of $4.99. The company also announced three new iPhones, even as their sales have been slowing.

Tech Tuesday: Social Media Censorship

Aug 13, 2019

The White House is calling for significant changes in how large tech companies manage speech on their websites.

A draft executive order from the White House would put the Federal Communications Commission in charge of developing new regulations clarifying how and when the law protects social media websites when they remove or suppress speech on their platforms.

Today on Tech Tuesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: social media censorship and more.

Tech Tuesday: Apps For Accessibility

May 14, 2019
Columbus State student Patrick Simmons uses the new Blindspot app to navigate around the Columbus State campus.
Jo Ingles / Ohio Public Radio

Smartphones are changing how people who are blind or otherwise visually impaired interact with the world around them, affecting everything from grocery shopping to travel.

Today on Tech Tuesday: mobile apps designed for people who are blind and visually impaired.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that a major antitrust lawsuit against Apple over its App Store can move forward. The 5-to-4 ruling immediately plunged Apple's stock prices and opened the door to the possibility of enormous future damages against the company.

Justice Brett Kavanaugh, appointed by President Trump last year, wrote the decision for himself and the court's four liberal justices. In it, he stressed that the court majority was taking no position on the merits of the lawsuit but said that under long-standing precedent the suit could proceed to its next stages.

Tech Tuesday: 5G Update, NewsGuard and Airpods

Apr 9, 2019
Martin Meissner / Associated Press

Information and disinformation both spread like greased lightning on the internet. 

Sourcing what you see takes more time. 

Two longtime news executives have teamed up to help the rest of us suss the fake from the factual.  

Today on Tech Tuesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher, a startup that vetes what you see on the internet and the debut of 5G. 

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Apple announced a new lineup of smartphones, including a new watch, last week during their annual September press conference. The Apple iPhone XS and XS Max are available for pre-order, while the iPhone XR is set to launch next month.

And a Vermont-based software company that scans social media to intervene and prevent tragedy. 

Today on Tech Tuesday, new Apple products, whether or not social media monitoring will help stop school shooting, and more.

Tech Tuesday: Meme Monitization and the GDPR Law

Jun 5, 2018
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As internet memes have become pop culture phenomenons, many companies sought to make a profit by selling merchandise with the trending images. However, by the time the t-shirts and coffee mugs are produced and shipped, the buzz over a meme diminishes. Join us as we discuss how making money off of memes is becoming more difficult.

We also look into the GDPR law recently passed in Europe and other recent tech news and products.

surveillance cameras
Pexels

Advancements in artificial intelligence have led to applications within surveillance systems.  Startups have begun to integrate AI technology in CCTV, in an effort to better organize and locate video files. We'll look at the pros and cons of AI in surveillance. 

Also, a look at digital screen addiction and how to curb an obsession with our devices. 

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In the age of social media, a new type of warfare has emerged. State-backed internet trolls and terrorist propaganda peddlers are taking advantage of these new platforms to spread divisive messages that have real-world consequences. Today, a look at social media as the battlefield of the 21st century. Also, how companies are using your data to predict when a career change is on the horizon.

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New polls show Americans aren't excited about a more automated future. Also, Ohio State University’s new Digital Flagship University initiative will place an iPad into the hands of every incoming undergraduate student beginning next school year. The initiative will boost learning in app development and coding. 

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U.S. Naval War College

Need an iPad? Enroll at Ohio State.

Under a new partnership announced Wednesday, beginning in autumn 2018, all incoming first-year students at all Ohio State campuses will get free iPads.

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