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 »

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 »