Tag Archives: Technology

Microsoft’s New Face Swap App Includes Bing Image Search and Face Swapping Technology

Microsoft’s Garage project in the past has released a number of apps for rival platforms, built by a team inside the company that utilises some of its time on different kinds of products. The latest app from Microsoft Garage team is Face Swap, and it doesn’t just let you just swap faces as the name mentions. The Microsoft Face Swap ... Read More »

Isaac Bennett, Portland Arts and Technology High School

Home-schooled, Isaac Bennett, 17, enrolled and excelled in the automotive technology program at PATHS. With his uncle, he rebuilt this 1989 Jeep. Staff photo by Derek Davis Isaac Bennett developed an interest in how things work the old-fashioned way – trying to fix toys and other things he broke when he was a kid. He learned the basics of modern ... Read More »

Never forget: keeping track of belongings with technology

Mamorio CEO Daiki Masuki | YOSHIAKI MIURA A Tokyo-based startup is offering a range of services to help people keep track of their belongings. Mamorio Inc. has created a small electronic tag that can be inserted in a wallet or attached to a keyring and other personal items, and used to track down the tag’s location. The 3.5 cm x ... Read More »

Fashion and technology will inevitably become one

There’s no denying that the technology world is obsessed with fashion. Amazon, Apple and Google, three of the biggest names in tech, are all trying to carve their own path into the fashion space. Apple’s doing so with fancy smartwatches; Amazon with a shopping platform and voice-controlled cameras; and Google with conductive fabrics embedded in a smart jacket made by ... Read More »

Letting Technology Inform Plant Design

Regardless of whether you’re expanding an existing business, or simply looking to start up a new one, it can take a considerable amount of work. This is especially true for anyone who is in the process of building their own plant from the ground up, as the process is notorious for being both time consuming and incredibly expensive. Although there ... Read More »

Technology must amplify the best of humanity Microsoft India’s former chairman

Bhaskar Pramanik, 65, capped a corporate career spanning 45 years with six years at Microsoft India, from where he retired last month as chairman. A science fiction fan and lover of awkward acronyms for action plans, Pramanik remains optimistic about technology for the good of all. He tells Forbes India that disruption is taking place at the bottom of the ... Read More »

New gun shot technology potentially coming to Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Fresno police are crediting new technology for their swift response to a triple murder two days ago. The technology used for a quick response to that shooting spree could be coming to Bakersfield soon. It’s been a couple days since Kori Ali Muhammad allegedly shot and killed three men. “Very simply put, if we did not have ... Read More »

New technology that can help the 360 million people with hearing loss

For the 360 million people worldwide who lack some or all of their ability to hear, technological interventions have already come a long way. But still, they’re not perfect. Hearing aids don’t translate certain frequencies as well as regular hearing, and some users find hearing interventions uncomfortable or are ideologically opposed to them. Soon that might all change. Scientists are ... Read More »

How technology is going to shape farming of the future

Getty Images The recent introduction of “smart” technology into farming practices provides a new way for farmers to manage natural resources and hence, the economic profitability of the farm. Smart farming practices based on data collection will prove to be beneficial for water conservation and soil longevity. State of the art smart farming solutions and new Internet of Things (IoT) technologies ... Read More »

Intel Corporation Outs 14-Nanometer++ Technology

Last year, Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) began shipping products based on a technology that it refers to as 14-nanometer+. This is a performance-enhanced version of the company’s initial 14-nanometer technology that first went into production in 2014. Intel claims a 12% improvement. That technology is currently being used to manufacture the company’s seventh-generation Core processor family — Intel’s current personal-computer processor product ... Read More »