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VC to host Emerging Technology Complex ribbon cutting

    Victoria College’s Emerging Technology Complex will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday. The event is free and open to the public. This state-of-the-art facility, comprised of the three-story Conference and Education Center and the two-story Industrial Training Center, will officially be open to the public June 1. “The Emerging Technology Complex ... Read More »

UST Global’s ‘iSafe’ wins ‘Best Use of Mobile Technology’ at Elets Knowledge Exchange Awards

    UST Global, a leading digital technology services company, on Monday stated that its mobile app ‘iSafe’ has won the award for ‘Best Use of Mobile Technology’ at the Elets Knowledge Exchange Awards 2015 at Goa. ‘iSafe’ also appears as a safety feature in Thiruvananthapuram City Police (TCP) mobile app, which helps the residents to seek emergency police help ... Read More »

Wearable technology poised to surge: things all CEOs & CIOs must know

    Even when our fixture with smartphones as the ‘all-controlling’ hub continues to gather steam, there is yet another revolution ready to shake things up. Wearable devices, tagged for long as the “next big thing” has truly arrived and in a big way. Here are some astonishing numbers that would just enable us to size things up: According to ... Read More »

In California, Technology Makes “Droughtshaming” Easier Than Ever

    California’s drought is turning neighbor against neighbor, as everyone seems to be on the lookout for water wasters. Take Los Angeles resident Jane Demian, for example. She recently got a letter from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Water Conservation Response Unit, about an unverified report of prohibited water use activity at her home in the ... Read More »

3D printing in medicine: How the technology is increasingly being used to save lives

    3D printing, also known as rapid prototyping or additive manufacturing, used to be the manufacturing industry’s best kept secret but now the technology is being used to transform many industries, including medicine. Over the past year, hospitals around the world have begun talking about their burgeoning use of 3D printing in health care, from 3D printing an entire ... Read More »

Safe, affordable technology opens the way to automated transport

  Relying on top-notch, highly expensive vehicle parts to make automated transport a reality may provide sufficient guarantees for a large-scale deployment, but such an expensive setup might discourage investors. To resolve this conundrum, the KARYON project has developed a technology capable of adapting its behaviour to the reliability of its sensors and connection with other vehicles. If there is ... Read More »

Mexico City taxi drivers stage mass protest over Uber

    Hundreds of taxi drivers marched through Mexico City on Monday, chanting “Uber Out!” and demanding city authorities ban the online ride service. Some drove their pink-and-white cabs in ranks, snarling traffic along the city’s main boulevard. The drivers say Uber and other ride-sharing services evade the tax, registration and safety laws to which regular cabs are subject. Taxi ... Read More »

Philip Zimmermann: king of encryption reveals his fears for privacy

  When Philip Zimmermann was campaigning for nuclear disarmament in the 1980s, he kept an escape plan in his back pocket. The inventor of the world’s most widely used email encryption system, Pretty Good Privacy – more commonly known as PGP – was ready to move his family from Colorado to New Zealand at a moment’s notice. The button was ... Read More »

The remarkable technology of our human eyes cannot be replicated—at least, not yet

  No matter the state of your eyes, Gareth Webb promises you a better-than-perfect vision. All that is needed is a non-invasive surgery to replace your natural lens with a patented “bionic lens.” The new lens will not suffer from decay, which means you will never get cataract. Theeight-minute, painless surgery is also safer and doesn’t come with the side-effects of laser surgery. ... Read More »

Scott Technology lays off Christchurch workers

    Scott Technology lays off Christchurch workers Thirteen workers at Scott Technology, which manufactures, services and installs equipment for the appliance industry, were informed last week that they have been made redundant. This announcement, which came as a shock to the workers, comes after a very productive year in 2014, which saw the Scott Technology group return a healthy ... Read More »