Black Business Friday: ‘It’s more than just shopping for your family and friends’

This year, millions of Americans will have to rethink their holiday shopping plans. Many shoppers are looking for ways to safely support their local businesses – particularly minority-owned businesses, which have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic. Cynthia Daniels has an event for that. Like so many entrepreneurs in 2020, the Memphis-based events planner […]

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Microsoft files patent to record and score meetings on body language

Technology giant Microsoft has filed a patent for a system to monitor employees’ body language and facial expressions during work meetings and give the events a “quality score”. A filing suggests it could be deployed in real-world meetings or online virtual get-togethers. It envisions rooms being packed with sensors to monitor the participants, which could […]

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