Technology

Bingo T30 Smartwatch With Calling, SMS Launched at Rs. 1,099

HIGHLIGHTS Bingo T30 is a smartwatch that supports SIM cards It is priced at Rs. 1,099 The smartwatch can be purchased on e-commerce platforms Consumer electronics company Bingo Technologies on Monday launched the Bingo T30 smartwatch at Rs. 1,099. The new Bingo T30 supports calling and SMS, though the company does not mention cellular data support in its release. The ... Read More »

White House Aims to Speed U.S. Drone, Wireless Technologies

FILE PHOTO – An Airspace Systems Interceptor autonomous aerial drone flies during a product demonstration in Castro Valley, California March 6, 2017. Picture taken March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is bringing together drone makers, wireless companies and venture capitalists on Thursday to look at ways government can help speed new technologies to the ... Read More »

The American Technology Council Summit to Modernize Government Services

This week, the White House Office of American Innovation launched the American Technology Council and held a summit with tech industry leaders to discuss modernizing government services. President Donald J. Trump and many of his senior advisors hosted 18 chief executive officers from major tech companies, 3 university presidents, and a number of other notable technology executives. Jared Kushner, Senior ... Read More »

Why the Words ‘The Clocks Are Ticking’ Bring Relief, Not Tension to ISRO Every Day

HIGHLIGHTS India’s navigation satellite system NavIC is similar to GPS, Glonass Each satellite has three clocks & a total of 27 clocks for NavIC The clocks are important to provide precise locational data “The clocks are ticking.” Every morning this announcement brings relief and not tension to the Indian space agency team that is managing the navigation satellite system NavIC ... Read More »

Robotics Are Helping Paralysed People Walk Again, but the Price Tag Is Huge

Ashley Barnes was 35 years old when doctors told her she would never walk again. A botched spinal procedure in 2014 paralyzed her from the waist down. The Tyler, Tex., resident had been an avid runner, clocking six miles daily when not home with her then-9-year-old autistic son, whom she raised alone. Life in a wheelchair was not an option. ... Read More »

SpaceX’s First Reused Dragon Capsule Arrives at ISS

HIGHLIGHTS SpaceX’s first-ever reused spaceship arrived at the ISS on Monday Live images showed the spaceship approaching the orbiting outpost The latest mission is SpaceX’s 11th cargo resupply trip to the ISS SpaceX’s first-ever reused spaceship arrived Monday at the International Space Station, two days after the unmanned Dragon cargo capsule launched atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, ... Read More »

Jupiter Is the Oldest Planet in the Solar System, New Evidence Shows

HIGHLIGHTS Jupiter’s age key to understanding how the solar system evolved Jupiter had an immense effect on the dynamics of the solar accretion disk Jupiter’s core grew to about 20 Earth masses within 1 million years Jupiter – the largest planet in our solar system – is also the oldest, say scientists who found that the gas giant formed within ... Read More »

Russian hacking attempt targets small elections-technology industry

An attempt by Russian hackers to infiltrate an obscure Florida elections technology company is igniting concerns about whether the small industry is vulnerable to attacks that could undermine confidence in election results. Russian hackers apparently targeted employees of Tallahassee, Fla.-based VR Systems with phishing attacks to swipe their computer log-in credentials, then impersonated the company’s workers by sending emails with nefarious attachments to local ... Read More »

New Baker bill creates Cabinet position for technology

Citing security, privacy and economic considerations, Gov. Charlie Baker is proposing the creation of a new secretariat in his administration to oversee information technology services and security. Under legislation Baker’s office announced Thursday, the existing Massachusetts Office of Information Technology (MassIT) would be re-established as the Executive Office of Technology Services and Security, led by a new secretary of technology. ... Read More »

How technology is transforming the way airlines handle your luggage

In the airport of the not-too-distant future, a passenger will be able to walk into the terminal, scan their face to check-in, drop-off their luggage at a self-service kiosk and then track its journey to their plane in nearly real-time from their smartphone. Already, technology is transforming the airline luggage experience and making it increasingly likely your bag will end ... Read More »