Archive for April, 2016


Obama Puts His Weight Behind Smart-Gun Technology – New York Times

New York Times Obama Puts His Weight Behind Smart-Gun TechnologyNew York TimesWASHINGTON — President Obama will use the power of his office to try to jump-start long-stalled “smart-gun” technology that could eventually allow only the owner of a firearm to use it, the White House announced Friday. Over the opposition of gun …Obama Plan Calls […]

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The Internet of Things Needs Design, Not Just Technology – Harvard Business Review

The Internet of Things Needs Design, Not Just TechnologyHarvard Business ReviewAs B2C companies rush to exploit new IoT applications, pushing technology to potential end users no longer works. Increasingly, the pull of user experience will drive market demand, and product design will be critical to getting consumers to adopt …and more » technology – Google News

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Spielberg’s technology guru is now making sci-fi into a reality – The Next Web

The Next Web Spielberg's technology guru is now making sci-fi into a realityThe Next WebAs Steven Spielberg's technology advisor on the 2002 tech-noir thriller Minority Report, upcoming TNW Europe speaker John Underkoffler completely transformed the way we imagined interacting with information in the future. You'd be hard-pressed to find … technology – Google News

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First Click: Sometimes the best technology doesn’t need electronics – The Verge

The Verge First Click: Sometimes the best technology doesn't need electronicsThe VergeCall it a backlash to the unfulfilled promise of the Internet of Things. Or maybe it's just a reaction to what Nilay calls the post-smartphone “divergence.” No matter what you call it, I've grown increasingly fond of high-technology products that lack … technology – […]

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UK looking at bitcoin technology for tracking taxpayer money, says minister – The Guardian

The Guardian UK looking at bitcoin technology for tracking taxpayer money, says ministerThe GuardianThe cabinet office minister Matt Hancock said the government was examining how the technology could be used to manage and keep track of the distribution of public money, such as grants and student loans, saying it could “foster a new culture of […]

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New gene-detecting technology brings new, resilient superwheat closer – Phys.Org

Phys.Org New gene-detecting technology brings new, resilient superwheat closerPhys.OrgWorking with fellow scientists at TSL, Dr Brande Wulff from the JIC developed the new technology called 'MutRenSeq' which accurately pinpoints the location of disease resistance genes in large plant genomes and which has reduced the time it takes to …and more » technology – Google News

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Technology can help our kids learn, grow – azcentral.com

azcentral.com Technology can help our kids learn, growazcentral.comLord knows technology is all around us. Children are getting cellphones earlier every generation. Teenagers are the driving force behind social media sites such as Snapchat. The world is a digital playground where kids and parents get to worry about … technology – Google News

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Inside a company creating mixed-reality technology – CBS News

CBS News Inside a company creating mixed-reality technologyCBS NewsIt sounds like science fiction, but a new tech company, Magic Leap, is about to make it all real with a new technology called "mixed-reality" — or MR for short. Wired Magazine senior staff writer Jessi Hempel got to sample MR technology at Magic Leap … technology […]

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AMD to License Chip Technology to China Chip Venture – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal AMD to License Chip Technology to China Chip VentureWall Street JournalThe move, which could spur opposition from Intel, underscores AMD's pressing search for new revenue following its long-running struggle in the microprocessor market. It also reflects China's high-profile quest to become less dependent on foreign …AMD Soars Most in 13 Years on […]

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The US Military Is Finally Testing Shotgun-Based ‘Force Field’ Technology – Jalopnik

Jalopnik The US Military Is Finally Testing Shotgun-Based 'Force Field' TechnologyJalopnikYears ago, Israeli defense outfit Rafael developed the equivalent of a “bubble shield” for military vehicles. The Trophy Active Protection System basically blasts incoming missiles into oblivion with a turreted shotgun. Now this tech is finally running …and more » technology – Google News

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