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This Week in Tech News: 10 Stories You Need to See
Saturday, September 2, 2023

A roundup of the week's most newsworthy technology industry press releases from PR Newswire, including workers' positive outlook on AI and new headphones from Soundcore.

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire. To help journalists covering the business technology industry stay on top of the week's most newsworthy and popular releases, here's a roundup of stories from the week that shouldn't be missed.

The list below includes the headline (with a link to the full text) and an excerpt from each story. Click on the press release headlines to access accompanying multimedia assets that are available for download.

    1. 4 in 10 Workers Believe Generative AI Will Have a Positive Impact on
       Their Career"Given the hype around generative AI, it's natural for
       workers to question the impact it will have on their immediate and
       long-term job prospects," said Trisha Plovie, senior vice president of
       future of work at Robert Half. "What's important right now is for both
       workers and employers to prioritize and understand the capabilities,
       benefits and risks it may present."

    2. TI simplifies current sensing with the industry's most accurate
       Hall-effect sensors and integrated shunt solutionsDesigned for a broad
       range of common-mode voltages and temperatures, the new products include
       a lowest-drift isolated Hall-effect current sensor for high-voltage
       systems and a portfolio of current shunt monitors that eliminate the need
       for an external shunt resistor for nonisolated voltage rails.

    3. Soundcore Unveils Space One Headphones with Stronger ANC Focused on
       Reducing Outside VoicesCombined with long playtime, impressive audio
       performance with LDAC decoding and a comfortable floating design, Space
       One equals an over-the-ear pair of headphones that is perfect for all day

    4. Francisco Partners to Acquire The Weather Company Assets from IBMThe
       assets being acquired by Francisco Partners include The Weather Company's
       digital consumer-facing offerings, The Weather Channel mobile and
       cloud-based digital properties including, Weather Underground
       and Storm Radar, as well as its enterprise offerings for broadcast,
       media, aviation, advertising technology and data solutions for other
       emerging industries.

    5. New Research Shows Educator Confidence Inching Up; Positive Impacts of
       Tech and Increased Attention to Student Needs Emerging as Bright SpotsIn
       a special section dedicated to new technology, teachers expressed
       cautious optimism regarding the use of generative AI in K-12 classrooms.
       While only 10% of educators reported using generative AI in their
       classrooms during the 2022-23 school, 38% expect to adopt AI tools in the
       upcoming 2023-24 year and 57% feel that AI tools should be harnessed

    6. IT MSP, Integris, Reveals Top IT Trends in New Report, "Understanding
       U.S. Banks' Annual IT Spend"Among the many findings, the report reveals
       that more than one-third of respondents at U.S. banks are not confident
       in their current IT budget, with the majority (86%) indicating room for
       improvement. Additionally, bank executives rank Fear of a Cyber Breach as
       a top driver for future IT spend, followed by Customer Expectations and
       Competitive Pressures.

    7. Deloitte AI Academy(TM) Builds Tailored Generative AI Curriculum in
       Collaboration With Renowned Universities and Technology Institutions for
       Deloitte Professionals and ClientsBy teaming with these institutions,
       Academy learners have access to esteemed faculty on the topic of AI,
       along with research, innovative ideas, concepts, hands-on exercises and
       intellectual property, as well as domain and industry knowledge from
       Deloitte, a combination not readily available elsewhere.

    8. Apptronik Unveils Apollo, A Humanoid Robot to Redefine The Future of
       WorkIn addition to practical safety features, the physical design of
       Apollo is critical to making people comfortable working around and with
       humanoid robots. Digital panels on Apollo's face and chest foster easy
       communication and its friendly, human-like countenance sets a new
       standard for human-robot interactions, approximating a congenial
       face-to-face exchange with a favorite co-worker.

    9. ZeroEyes Secures $23 Million to Accelerate Customer DeploymentsDemand for
       the company's AI gun detection and intelligent situational awareness
       software continues to accelerate as schools consider their safety
       readiness amid devastating statistics that show more than 200 reported
       school shootings in 2023 to date. The funds will be used to fuel
       continued growth with investments in R&D, channel partnership programs
       and business operations expansion.

    10. Solana Pay Integrates with Shopify as New Payment Option to Transform
        Commerce"Solana Pay on Shopify opens up millions of merchants to a more
        dynamic and efficient payment choice, while consumers get the
        convenience and increased utility of being able to pay for goods and
        services with digital dollar currencies from the vast network of
        merchants using Shopify," said Josh Fried, Head of Commerce Business
        Development, Solana Foundation.

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Can't-Miss Earnings

In addition to these popular releases, several must-read earnings reports crossed the wire this week, including the quarterly results for Autodesk and Aviat Networks.

Catch up on all the latest earnings reports here.

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