Category Archives: Technology

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Video Teases ‘Bigger Things’, Specifications and Benchmarks Leak

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been tipped to pack 6GB of RAM The smartphone is expected to feature larger display than Galaxy S8+ Galaxy Note 8 will be launched on August 23 Samsung has now released an official teaser video for its upcoming Galaxy Note 8 smartphone that is scheduled to be launched on August 23. Separately, the specifications of the handset have Read More


Modernizing Government Technology Act to get second path to passage in Senate NDAA

Nearly every major technology reform bill has followed a similar path over the last 30 years. After being introduced as standalone legislation, lawmakers eventually attach it as an amendment to the defense authorization bill. It seems the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act is heading down the same well-traveled trail. Sens. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Tom Udall (D-N.M.) have filed an amendment to the NDAA Read More


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Amazon eyes refrigeration-free food technology for home delivery

Amazon is exploring a technology first developed for the US military to produce tasty prepared meals that do not need refrigeration, as it looks for new ways to muscle into the grocery business. The world’s biggest online retailer has discussed selling ready-to-eat dishes such as beef stew and a vegetable frittata as soon as next year, officials at the start-up firm marketing Read More


North Korea missile re-entry technology not perfected yet, says South Korea

KCNA | Reuters A ballistic rocket is test-fired through a precision control guidance system in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) May 30, 2017. North Korea still does not appear to have mastered missile re-entry technology and will take at least one or two more years to do so, although its ability to miniaturize a Read More


Apple’s App Store Has a Big Problem That No One Is Talking About

HIGHLIGHTS Some users complain that app sizes are getting out of hand On average, Android apps seem to be smaller than their iOS counterparts We spoke to developers to find out the truth Khamosh Pathak, a Vadodara-based technology writer, spends more than 10GB of Internet data per month on his iPhone for simply downloading new apps and updates. He says Read More


Technology is failing to create transparent supply chains

During the early days of globalization, it was relatively easy for corporations to either hide, or be ignorant of, human rights and environmental atrocities committed along their supply chain. Factories and producers were shifting manufacturing or sourcing of raw materials to an increasingly complex network of suppliers, but there was no incentive to look into how a supplier produced, for Read More


WHAT DOES CHINA WANT? HOW U.S. TECHNOLOGY TURNED BEIJING INTO A GLOBAL MILITARY POWER

Newsweek published this story under the headline “Beijing’s Secret Wish List” on April 31, 1997. In light of recent news involving China’s growing military power, Newsweek is republishing the story. IT WAS JUST ANOTHER WEST COAST FUND-RAISER, THE THIRD in a row that day for Bill Clinton. Guests nibbled on salmon and took turns saying hello to the president of the United States — Read More


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Google enters race for nuclear fusion technology

Central confinement chamber of C-2U, a plasma confinement experiment comprising 10,000 engineering control tags and 1,000 physics diagnostics channels at Tri Alpha Energy’s research facility in California, US. The algorithm will cut the time it takes to work out best possible options to form plasma from a month to just a few hours. Photograph: Courtesy of Tri Alpha Energy Inc. Read More


The Week In Technology July 24-28, 2017

Airbus Flies Sagitta Diamond-Wing UAV Airbus Defense and Space has flown a stealthy unmanned aircraft at a test range in South Africa. The Sagitta subscale demonstrator was developed with German universities and institutes under a national research project focused on autonomous flight control and other advanced technologies. The quarter-scale aircraft, a flying wing 3 m (10 ft.) in length and Read More


Technology that aims to prevent the car text crash

The message plastered across the roadside banner read: “Text and drive”. The advert was taken out by Wathan Funeral Home, whose smart logo sat at the bottom of the billboard. Except no such home exists. The macabre stunt was set up by a group in Ontario trying to raise awareness of road deaths caused by being distracted. “We’re just trying Read More