Category Archives: Technology

The Trifecta: How Art, Data And Technology Drive Creativity At WE Communications

In 2017, when he was executive creative director at the digital agency POSSIBLE in Seattle, Ray Page led his team on a campaign that changed the way he thought of creativity, technology and the power of data. WeCounterHate is a social media tool that leverages machine learning and deep human expertise to confront hate speech on Twitter. The success of this platform (a 50% Read More

G-Technology ArmorATD 2TB ruggedised hard drive review

OUR VERDICT The ArmorATD from G-Technology is a distinctly average ruggedised external hard disk drive with a premium price tag that makes it hard to justify and even harder to recommend. FOR Three year warranty Nice design AGAINST Expensive for what it offers No true compelling selling points Average performance Rugged storage, as a market, has had something of a Read More

Enpro Subsea Intros FAM Technology

Scotish optimization specialist Enpro Subsea have presented examples of where its Flow Access Module (FAM) technology has been selected by multiple international operators as part of their fast-paced subsea field development strategies. Delivering a paper at OTC in Houston earlier this month, entitled ‘Subsea field development using innovative jumper mounted flow access technology and standardized hardware’ the production optimization specialist Read More

Electric vehicles journey to begin with hybrid technology in India: Honda

Japanese auto major Honda will use hybrid vehicles as intermediates in the next two years in India before going for full electric vehicles (EVs) as it expects setting up of supporting infrastructure such as charging stations to take time, according to a senior company official. The company, which is present in India through a wholly-owned subsidiary, aims to follow the Read More

Culture Crossover: Osmosis review – technology through a human lens

Since Tinder let us to swipe through an online rolodex of nearby singles, dating apps have attempted to refine the matching process by collecting a range of personal information and preferences. Competing algorithms from the likes of Bumble, Hinge and OkCupid all attempt to answer one question: can computers crack the compatibility code? In Osmosis, Netflix’s new French language series Read More

Future Of Immersive Technology

Technology is immersed in our lives and our businesses more than ever: it is increasingly pervasive in the way we work and lead our organisations. At the heart of this is data, which organisations have been stockpiling for years. By 2020, this data volume will reach 44 trillion gigabytes or 44 zettabytes, and organisations are already working hard to extract Read More

San Francisco moves toward ban on use of facial recognition technology

SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate tools that local Silicon Valley companies helped develop. The ordinance, which also would require city departments to submit surveillance technology policies for public vetting, can become final after a second Read More

National Technology Day 2019: Here’s What You Need To Know

Image Source Niti Aayog. On the eve of National Technology Day, Dr. Arabinda Mitra, Scientific Secretary Office of the Principal Scientific Advisor to Government of India discussed how the collaborative effort of industry experts and students is helping build sustainable solutions for India. It’s National Technology Day, observed on May 11 across India and the day also marks India’s progress Read More

Hong Kong start-up developing 3D technology to weave perfect pair of customised jeans with zero waste

A start-up is combining 3D scanning and weaving technology to make the perfect pair of jeans, as consumers’ preferences shift from big-name brands to tech-inspired and sustainable fashion. San Francisco-based Unspun, which joined Hong Kong’s The Mills Fabrica “techstyle” incubator in February, touts itself as a zero-inventory store; jeans are only made when an order is placed. The incubator says Read More

PayPal receives patent for ransomware detection technology

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted this week a patent to online payments company PayPal for a technique for detecting and stopping ransomware attacks. According to US patent number 10262138, issued on April 16, PayPal believes it can detect the early stages of a ransomware infection, and take one of two actions –to stop the encryption process, or Read More