Technology

Keeping up with technology

TECHNOLOGY has become an integral part of our lives in the last decade thanks to the booming technology sector’s contribution in the rapid development of new technology. Some lament that the information technology (IT) industry has become oversaturated, but the truth is, technology is constantly growing. According to a report commissioned by Engine Advocacy, a non-profit group advocating for public policies ... Read More »

India team helps IBM create technology to battle hackers

‘The system makes it possible to encrypt every level of a network’ IBM, one of the world’s largest technology companies said that it had achieved a breakthrough in security technology that would allow enterprises from banks to health care companies to retailers to encrypt their customer data at a large scale. The New York-based technology major said its system makes ... Read More »

Trump promotes technology to improve veterans’ health care

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin watches as President Donald Trump talks with a patient during a Veterans Affairs Department “telehealth” event, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump announced new efforts Thursday to use technology to improve veterans’ health care, saying the programs will greatly expand access, especially for ... Read More »

New technology making it harder to get free drinks at casinos

LAS VEGAS, Nevada– It’s already getting harder to get free drinks while gambling in Las Vegas, thanks to some new technology. That soon could become commonplace, spreading from the strip to local casinos. Arden Progressive Systems & Games wants to implement their new technology in casinos across the country, including here in the Quad Cities. It’s a green light, red ... Read More »

The future of local farming: Balancing technology and nature

SINGAPORE: Imagine a future where all of Singapore’s vegetables are grown in a completely controlled environment, and where every stage of a plant’s growth can be calibrated – from its soil composition to the amount of air and light it gets. Such farm factories are fast becoming a reality indoors, located in warehouses and industrial buildings. Hothousing them in this ... Read More »

Is society prepared for technology disruption?

Investors would do well to listen to a talk by Tony Seba titled ‘Clean Disruption — Energy & Transportation’. It provides a peek into the future for developments in the fields of energy and transportation, and how these are set to disrupt several industries. Everyone knows that disruptions are coming, but is society prepared for it? It would seem not. ... Read More »

Valuation Dashboard: Technology And Telecom – Update

Summary Valuation metrics in Information Technology and Telecom. Evolution since last month. A list of stocks looking cheap in their industries. This article series provides a monthly dashboard of industries in each sector of the GICS classification. It compares valuation and quality factors relative to their historical averages in each industry. Executive summary I wrote last week in my S&P 500 monthly ... Read More »

Reliance Jio to Unveil Rs. 500 4G VoLTE Feature Phone on July 21: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Reliance Jio 4G feature phone said to cost Rs. 500 It is expected to be unveiled at RIL AGM on July 21 The feature phone may hit the market on August 15 The long-rumoured Reliance Jio 4G VoLTE feature phone may be unveiled at a price of Rs. 500 on July 21, the day Reliance Industries Limited is holding its 2017 ... Read More »

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 »