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22/Aug/2019
Via shares its ride-pooling technology with NYC public schools  Engadget

Modern-day ride-hailing technology will soon be used to improve the New York City school bus system. Fast Company reported today that transportation ...

19/Aug/2019
Bring on the technology bans!  The Conversation - US

Legal bans and moratoriums on other emerging technologies need not be permanent or absolute, but the more powerful a technology is, the more care it ...

21/Aug/2019
Facial recognition: ten reasons you should be worried about the technology  The Conversation UK

Facial recognition technology is spreading fast. Already widespread in China, software that identifies people by comparing images of their faces against a ...

19/Aug/2019
Modern Technology, Modern Mistakes  Dark Reading

As employees grow more comfortable using new technologies, they could inadvertently be putting their enterprises at risk. And that leaves security ...

20/Aug/2019
Worshiping Technology Gods: Exponential Technologies And Anthropic Abundance  Forbes

As exponential technologies radically enhance human power, we must account for unintended consequences. Cautioning against blind faith in technology, ...

21/Aug/2019
Teaching technological stewardship makes future engineers more agile and responsible  The Conversation - Canada

Technological stewardship is a set of values that provide members of the engineering community with guidance for responsible, responsive and agile ...

21/Aug/2019
Israel Uses Controversial Technology To Screen Palestinians In The West Bank  NPR

Israel is using facial recognition software at checkpoints where Palestinians enter the country — speeding the commute for some, but prompting concerns about ...

21/Aug/2019
Technology alone won't make your kids smarter  Engadget

Ever plop your kids in front of some purportedly educational screen-based thing because you need 15 minutes of peace? Maybe, like me, you say to yourself, ...

21/Aug/2019
US Department of Energy Announces Inaugural Electricity Industry Technology and Practices Innovation Challenge Winners  Energy.gov

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Electricity (OE), Bruce J. Walker, announced the winners of the U.S. Department of Energy's ...

19/Aug/2019
Technopreneur Without The Technology  Forbes

In order to be a technopreneur, the one and only thing required is an idea.

22/Aug/2019
Company Briefs: Creative Technology, Business News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

Creative Technology recorded a net loss attributable to equity holders of US$2.8 million (S$3.9 million) for the fourth quarter ended June 30, compared with a ...

22/Aug/2019
Breakthrough graphene technology could create next generation of super computers  Small Caps

A new method could make graphene a key component in the creation of faster, smaller and lighter high-performance computers, according to scientists.

21/Aug/2019
Google is currently working on a Hearing Loss technology  TechNave

While Google is often used for translating foreign languages, BBC has just reported that the company is currently working on a sign language.

21/Aug/2019
How A Tip — And Facial Recognition Technology — Helped The FBI Catch A Killer  NPR

Walter Yovany-Gomez evaded authorities for years before the FBI put him on its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Gomez, a member of the MS-13 street gang, was ...

22/Aug/2019
Copilot by Pronto: driver-assist technology does just that! (with video)  FreightWaves

FreightWaves chief analytics officer Dean Croke - who has also driven more than 2 million miles behind the wheel of heavy-duty trucks - previews Copilot by ...

17/Aug/2019
AI can read your emotions. Should it?  The Guardian

Advertisers, tech giants and border forces are using face tracking software to monitor our moods – whether we like it or not. Tim Lewis. Sat 17 Aug 2019 11.00 ...

22/Aug/2019
Chicago police trying out new crime-fighting technology  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago police will have new technology at their fingertips to help them solve crimes. The Chicago Police Department has unveiled a pilot program ...

22/Aug/2019
New safety technology to prevent hot car deaths may not go far enough  WBRC

Some new technology designed to alert you to a child in your backseat may give some parents a false sense of security.

21/Aug/2019
Why horror games always feature retro technology  Polygon

From Fatal Frame to the new Blair Witch, horror games love to make you use old, anachronistic technology. It's not just because they can look so spooky!

22/Aug/2019
Lithium Australia advances LieNA sustainable spodumene processing technology  Small Caps

Lithium Australia (ASX: LIT) has started a preliminary feasibility study for its LieNA spodumene processing technology, which doesn't use conventional ...

20/Aug/2019
How the big banks are betting on technology to boost profits  The Age

There have been changes aimed at slashing loan approval times, make it easier to invest in the share market and a bet on robo-advice.

21/Aug/2019
Bank of America Hires Technology Banker Samardh Kumar from Citi  Bloomberg

Bank of America Corp. has hired investment banker Samardh Kumar from Citigroup Inc. to co-head a recently formed group focused on emerging private ...

21/Aug/2019
NASA just invested in 10 new visionary space technologies  Big Think

NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program invests in new space technology concepts every year.This year's technologies range from smart space ...

20/Aug/2019
Apple accidentally reopens security flaw in latest iOS version  The Guardian

Apple users are being warned to exercise particular caution over their cybersecurity for the next few days, after the company mistakenly reopened a security flaw ...

20/Aug/2019
Afghan Vet Leads Explosive Growth At Maine Technology Company, And He's No Longer Being Shot At  Forbes

Tilson, a Maine-based technology company, is growing at a terrific pace as the CEO, an Afghan veteran who set up communications networks for the U.S. Army, ...

21/Aug/2019
SK Innovation works on technology to recycle waste batteries of EVs  Dong-A Ilbo

SK Innovation is set to develop an independent technology to recycle waste batteries of electric vehicles as the South Korean company tries to become the first ...

21/Aug/2019
The Cold War spy technology which we all use  BBC News

Radio-frequency identification, famously used to bug the US embassy in Moscow, is a cheap way to track objects and data.

21/Aug/2019
The Importance of Technological Change in Shaping Generational Perspectives  JSTOR Daily

If we name each generation based on the technological conditions it experienced, generations may soon encompass only a few years apiece.

22/Aug/2019
WA's IT love-fest continues as Perth technology tower takes shape  Sydney Morning Herald

Perth is in the midst of an IT love-fest with the construction of Australia's most advanced data centre under way in East Perth.

21/Aug/2019
College of Technology unveils Innovation Program  The Daily Cougar

A new degree program focused on innovation premieres in the College of Technology this Fall. Educators at the CoT are excited by the promise the new plans ...

22/Aug/2019
KCTV5 News Vault- 2003 must-have technology for the new school year  KCTV Kansas City

Now in the KCTV5 News Vault. What we were reporting on, on this day in 2003. It was must-have technology for the new school year.

22/Aug/2019
New technology to clean oil spills demonstrated in Portland Harbor  WGME

PORTLAND (WGME) –The newest technology to clean up oil spills was demonstrated in Portland Harbor Wednesday. The oil skimming vessel is made by a ...

19/Aug/2019
Digital transformation starts with people, not technology  Bangkok Post

Digital transformation is the number one concern of directors and business executives globally in 2019, according to research conducted by the Enterprise Risk ...

21/Aug/2019
Stone Age Boat Building Site with Advanced Technology Discovered  Newsweek

Researchers discovered a submerged platform from the building site that dates back 8000 years.

19/Aug/2019
Transgender, transhuman: technological advances offer increased choices but also create new prejudices  The Conversation UK

We shouldn't assume that discussion of bodily changes necessarily means progression towards a more equal society.

21/Aug/2019
Army develops cold spray technology to repair Bradley gun mounts  United States Army

Repairing a 40-ton armored vehicle is a lot harder than having your car fixed at a neighborhood auto repair shop. Tactical armored vehicles require specialized ...

15/Aug/2019
As face-recognition technology spreads, so do ideas for subverting it  The Economist

They work because machine vision and human vision are different.

21/Aug/2019
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G review: bigger, faster and lasts longer  The Guardian

Company's S-line king joins the handful of good 5G phones in the UK, but is only for big-phone lovers. Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor. Wed 21 Aug ...

20/Aug/2019
How Technology Is Helping To Write Media And Entertainment’s New Script  Forbes

Data is the new currency in media, and emerging data toolsets, including machine learning, are needed to optimize that investment.

20/Aug/2019
Technology stocks power a broad rally on Wall Street  Los Angeles Times

Technology stocks powered a rally on Wall Street Monday that gave the market its third gain in a row. The surge in tech stocks followed a decision by the United ...

22/Aug/2019
Times Union Job Fair to focus on technology, manufacturing  Times Union

Colonie. Technology and manufacturing jobs will be the focus of the upcoming Times Union Job Fair, to be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Albany ...

22/Aug/2019
Technology brings class to the future  YourObserver.com

After a brief moment of silence to contemplate, Mona Jain Middle School sixth grade students erupted as they answered online quiz questions in a game ...

24/Jul/2019
Technology giants' power to be probed in US  BBC News

Firms like Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple will be scrutinised in a Department of Justice probe.

15/Aug/2019
Mind-reading technology is closer than you think  Fast Company

Companies and governments are getting closer to mind-reading technology, and right now, no laws prevent the NSA from spying on our brains or from ...

22/Aug/2019
New Technology Used to Help Fight Cancer  Spectrum News

For Bonnie Krisak, getting through each day was a struggle. "Mentally it wears a lot on you, more than you think about,” said Krisak. “Physically, just the pain is ...

20/Aug/2019
Trump administration nervous after China takes major step forward in quantum technology  The Independent

More than a decade ago, Chinese physicist Pan Jian-Wei returned home from Europe to help oversee research into some of the most important technology of ...

17/Aug/2019
Child-detection safety technology may get mandate  Automotive News

Automakers were already testing the waters for child-detection safety features. If regulators move forward in the U.S. and Europe, the technologies would be ...

19/Aug/2019
What today’s pilots owe to space technology  Financial Times

“Did you ever want to be an astronaut?” is one of the questions that almost every pilot is occasionally asked. “Of course”, I reply. Indeed, the recent 50th ...

18/Aug/2019
Co-Exist With Robots: How to Compete With Technology in the Age of Automation  Fortune

As technology, including robots, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other forces change the nature of work, employees will need new skills to adapt to ...

19/Aug/2019
Physicists find new state of matter that can supercharge technology  Big Think

Scientists make an important discovery for the future of computing. They find a new state of matter that can lead to error-free data storage and blazing calculation ...

21/Aug/2019
Live From ILTACON: New Developments In Legal Technology  Above the Law

A roundup of some of recent and upcoming developments in legal technology today.

22/Aug/2019
Technology gives 'Constant Companion' to older adults  LocalNews8.com

In Ed McKim's home, you'll find Amazon Alexa and several Echo Dots throughout his house. It works just like a regular model but his home system is geared ...

20/Aug/2019
Lincoln Phone As A Key Technology Aims to Eliminate Traditional Key Fobs  Car and Driver

Smartphones have proven themselves essential to modern life, largely on the backs of groundbreaking and vital apps like "iBeer" and "Places I've Pooped.

06/Aug/2019
Infographic: Visualizing the World of Sales Technology  Visual Capitalist

Sales technology tools today use AI to create personalized sales and marketing campaigns to find better prospects and close more leads.

21/Aug/2019
UF researchers develop new technology to study diabetes  The Independent Florida Alligator

New technological developments could lead to a more effective way to study diseases and change how drugs are developed.

21/Aug/2019
Is PayPal Holdings (PYPL) Stock Outpacing Its Computer and Technology Peers This Year?  Yahoo Finance

Is (PYPL) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

21/Aug/2019
Julien: Training, research crucial for technology  Trinidad News

Chairman of the board of governors of the University of TT, Prof Emeritus Kenneth Julien, says while countries can exist without universities that pursue both ...

16/Aug/2019
Technology start-ups that fail fast succeed faster  The Conversation - Canada

Failure rates of new technology-based companies are shockingly high. It is estimated that 75 per cent of technology start-ups do not generate profits. Other data ...

19/Aug/2019
Manchester City warned against using facial recognition on fans  The Guardian

Manchester City have been cautioned against the introduction of facial recognition technology, which a civil rights group says would risk “normalising a mass ...

21/Aug/2019
GSA 'controversially' removing refurbished technology SIN during schedules consolidation  FedScoop

The General Services Administration plans to remove a special contract category for agencies' purchase of used or refurbished technology during its ongoing ...

22/Aug/2019
Detectives: 1994 technology slowed search for serial killer  Minneapolis Star Tribune

It wasn't hard for Daytona Beach police to figure out who killed John Hardy Roberts in March 1994: Gary Ray Bowles left a probation document at the scene and ...

22/Aug/2019
Upstate University Hospital introduces new technology to fight bladder cancer  WSYR

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Upstate University Hospital's Cancer Center has introduced a new weapon in the fight against bladder cancer. It is called Blue ...

31/Jul/2019
Tweet, web, cloud: technology transforms meaning of nature words  The Guardian

Tweet, web, stream and cloud may once have evoked the wild outdoors, but they are now predominantly used to describe technology, according to new ...

20/Aug/2019
Chief tech officer at Trading Technologies set to depart  The TRADE News

Trading Technologies' chief technology officer, Drew Shields, is set to leave the firm after just over five years with the company, The TRADE understands.

19/Aug/2019
4 pieces of modern technology that Quentin Tarantino refuses to use, from email to Netflix  INSIDER

Fans of the iconic director Quentin Tarantino will have noticed that few of his movies are set in the present day.

21/Aug/2019
Tracking fitness in 2019: Some find benefits in new technology  10TV

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Fitness trackers come in all shapes and sizes on all kinds of people. 10TV talked with one woman who credits her fitness tracker for getting ...

21/Aug/2019
In this Issue - 2019  Automotive Testing Technology International

Download the Automotive Testing Technology International App NOW to read the latest issue! The App is free and gives you access to a library of back issues.

12/Aug/2019
Entrepreneurs should embrace technology  New Straits Times

Some may see smart cities as a threat,but entrepreneurs should not. It is undeniable that technology and automation can replace human and manual work ...

14/Aug/2019
Managing Technology for the Post-Digital Era  MIT Sloan

An emerging technology stack made up of distributed ledgers, artificial intelligence, extended reality, and quantum computing will drive business growth and ...

21/Aug/2019
Google sign language AI turns hand gestures into speech  BBC News

Google says it has made it possible for a smartphone to interpret and "read aloud" sign language. The tech firm has not made an app of its own but has ...

20/Aug/2019
Facebook launches 'clear history' tool – but it won't delete anything  The Guardian

Facebook has launched its “clear history” feature more than a year after it was first promised by Mark Zuckerberg as part of damage control efforts after the ...

21/Aug/2019
Instagram censors Melbourne artist's anti-Beijing post but ignores trolls  The Guardian

Badiucao accuses the social media firm of violating the free speech of people who speak up against China's bullying.

21/Aug/2019
Apple plans to tap China's BOE Technology for advanced iPhone screens: Nikkei  Reuters

Apple Inc is in the final stages of certifying advanced screens from Chinese display maker BOE Technology Group Co Ltd <000725.SZ> for its iPhones, as it ...

19/Aug/2019
Drive Technology Holland Launches Gearless Drive System  PRNewswire

SCHIJNDEL, Netherlands, Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dutch company Drive Technology Holland has developed a globally patented gearless drive system ...

21/Aug/2019
Harley-Davidson Launches a New Motorcycle Model and Technology for 2020  Cycle News

New models, new technologies, and more customer choices are featured in the expansive lineup of Harley-Davidson® motorcycles for 2020.

17/Aug/2019
Privacy beyond HIPAA in voice technology  MobiHealthNews

Industry players warn that while voice technology has the ability to reach a larger audience, it must be implemented with privacy as a top priority.

20/Aug/2019
Huawei's smartphone supply chain reveals reliance on US technology · TechNode  TechNode

Even with another reprieve, Huawei's reliance on US tech won't end anytime soon.

16/Aug/2019
Cyber security companies race to combat ‘deepfake’ technology  Financial Times

When a chief executive called a finance employee to demand they make an urgent $10m wire transfer to a supplier, that staffer promptly carried out the task, ...

22/Aug/2019
Huawei is beginning 6G research — a mobile network that may move far beyond smartphones  ABC News

With 5G mobile internet infrastructure still in its infancy, Chinese telecommunications company Huawei begins research into 6G technology in its Canadian office ...

13/Aug/2019
The intersection of technology and war  MIT News

MIT alumna Fiona Cunningham explores how technology affects warfare in the post-Cold War era. She studies how nations plan to use technology in conflict to ...

21/Aug/2019
Detroit PD responds after Tlaib crudely attacks their use of facial recognition technology  Fox News

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., got an invitation Tuesday to observe her hometown police department's use of facial recognition technology soon after she crudely ...

13/Aug/2019
BAE wins DARPA contract to develop machine learning technology for space operations  SpaceNews

BAE Systems originally won the contract for the Hallmark Tools, Capabilities, and Evaluation Methodology program in November 2017. WASHINGTON — The ...

20/Aug/2019
Amazon under fire for new packaging that cannot be recycled  The Guardian

Amazon has been criticised by environmental groups and customers after introducing a range of plastic packaging that cannot be recycled in the UK.

22/Aug/2019
Death from above: New anti-terrorist drone can fly for 40 hours  9News

The UK military has unveiled a deadly new drone that can strike targets anywhere in the world while the pil...

19/Aug/2019
Is This Why Tesla Stays Secretive About Maxwell Technologies?  CleanTechnica

August 18th, 2019 by Jennifer Sensiba. There has been a ton of speculation about why Tesla bought Maxwell Technologies. The obvious but vague answer is ...

21/Aug/2019
Why are products for older people so ugly?  MIT Technology Review

As the market for products aimed at older users explodes, some entrepreneurs are turning to a radical idea: actually get the customers involved.

24/Jul/2019
Smart technology will transform Dutch neighbourhood  ComputerWeekly.com

A programme in the Netherlands is creating a smart neighbourhood as a pilot for how people could live in the future.

12/Aug/2019
Hobbs & Shaw is joyously stupid about science and technology  The Verge

Our science and tech writers weigh in on the silliest plot points and the big, dumb fun of the latest Fast & Furious movie, which sees Idris Elba, Jason Statham, ...

22/Aug/2019
Lowe’s CEO details plans for growth as construction begins on Charlotte tech hub  Charlotte Observer

Lowe's announced earnings and growth in its second quarter 2019 earning call Wednesday. CEO Marvin Ellison spoke with the Observer on details of the new ...

20/Aug/2019
Is Goldman Sachs' 'strat' the best technology job in banking?  eFinancialCareers

If you want the best technology or quantitative jobs in banking is this what you should aim for?

19/Aug/2019
Seven basic questions about quantum technology, answered  The Washington Post

In a new story, we look at the intense competition between China and the United States to develop quantum technology, which is based on the field of quantum ...

21/Aug/2019
How Should Big Tech Be Reined In? Here Are 4 Prominent Ideas  The New York Times

Some critics of the industry want to see the businesses broken up. Others would like to strengthen regulation of Silicon Valley. And there are shades of gray.

21/Aug/2019
Talkback 16: Frogs in Salads, Compliments, Modern Technology  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Topics in this edition of Talkback 16 include a frog found in a package of lettuce, visiting the fairs, time for a new song, and concerns over modern technology.

21/Aug/2019
Wallacetown School and Bluff School win at technology challenge  Stuff.co.nz

Wallacetown School and Bluff School tasted success at a technology challenge.

13/Aug/2019
How technology is changing the face of retail  Fast Company

The concept of “retail tech” might bring to mind a Jetsons-like shopping experience of glowing screens, biometric scanners, and robotic personal assistants.

30/Jul/2019
NASA Announces Industry Partnerships to Advance Moon, Mars Technology  NASA Planetary Science

As NASA prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024 with the Artemis program, commercial companies are developing new technologies, working toward ...

23/Jul/2019
Technology: how the US, EU and China compete to set industry standards  Financial Times

The first wave of Donald Trump's trade war on China, punitive tariffs on $250bn of its exports, rivals the brutal protectionism of the Depression. But at least supply ...

20/Aug/2019
What Is The Future Of Cryptocurrency And Blockchain Technology In The NBA?  Forbes

Blockchain technology is clearly opening up a wide variety of opportunities for the league and its players.

21/Aug/2019
Why you shouldn't fear the gray tsunami  MIT Technology Review

Many worry that aging populations will doom the world economy and make life miserable for everyone. Here's why that's wrong.

17/Aug/2019
Maho Nabé cooking pot integrates vacuum technology to keep food hot  Dezeen

The Maho Nabé cooking pot based on a traditional Japanese design uses an integrated vacuum that insulates the contents and retains heat for long periods.