Technology may help elderly to live in own homes longer

Chris Clark, CEO of Prosperity 24.7, and James Massey, partner-manager of 365 Agile, at the event 0 COMMENTS 2SHARES01000 TECHNOLOGY could be used to help the elderly stay living at home for longer and to reduce pressure on the new hospital, members of Jersey’s care community have been told. Several UK local government authorities are […]

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How New Technology is Empowering Australasia’s Enterprises

Containers, microservices, and all things automation have become de-facto solutions for developing at scale in an enterprise environment. While many developer teams have created in-house solutions to their infrastructure challenges, Australasia’s largest organizations are pioneering some of today’s more innovative solutions to workflow automation, on-boarding pioneering technologies, and working at scale. Announced March 29, 2016, […]

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Technology Transforms How Insurers Calculate Risk

Dan Preston, the chief executive of Metromile, an insurer based in San Francisco that monitors mileage and sets premiums according to the number of miles policyholders drive. CreditJason Henry for The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — The world is a dangerous, unpredictable place — not a bad thing, perhaps, if you’re in the business […]

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Factory activity accelerates to 8-month high

Analysts said that the Index suggests a turnaround in the manufacturing sector. Analysts said that the Index, which stood at an eight-month high of 52.4 in March, suggests a turnaround in the manufacturing sector. Indian manufacturing saw a significant upswing in March due to a pickup in domestic demand and an increase in output, according […]

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Isro Aims to Launch Record Number of Satellites in Single Mission

India is all set to script history by launching a record number of 22 satellites, including a number of micro and nano ones from foreign countries, in a single mission in May this year. The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro)’s workhorse Polar rocket PSLV C34 carrying India’s Cartosat 2C would also have 21 other satellites […]

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Isro, Indian Railways to Sign MoU for Remote Sensing, GIS Technologies

Aiming at effective use of space technology in remote sensing and graphic information system (GIS) based applications, Railways is set to join hands with Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro). An MoU will be signed between Railways and Isro, under Department of Space, tomorrow for developing applications in the field of remote sensing and GIS. The […]

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This Fungus Could Lead to Better Rechargeable Batteries

In a first, researchers have shown that a fungus can transform manganese into a mineral composite with favourable electrochemical properties – paving the way for a better rechargeable battery in the near future. The findings suggest that fungus Neurospora crassa present in a red bread mold could be the key to producing more sustainable electrochemical […]

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Google Glass Helps Researchers Develop ‘Organs on Chips’

Using Google Glass, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Massachusetts, US, have collected promising results as part of a technology known as “organs-on-chips”. Google Glass offers researchers a hands-free and flexible monitoring system, and enables them to give voice commands. The team first developed hardware and software to remotely monitor and control devices […]

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India, US to Sign MoU for Building LIGO Project

India and US will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Thursday for building a state-of-the-artLIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational – wave Observatory) project in the country, almost a month after the discovery of gravitational waves. The MoU will be signed between the National Science Foundation USA and India’s Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Science […]

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Exploring Video Social Network Trends

Video-to-video communications is about to become as ubiquitous as voice in the very near future. This is possible without any difficulty using fixed Internet access, but there are still some hurdles to overcome with wireless broadband. When 4G LTE and 5G networks are fully deployed however, video will be as standard as voice on mobile. […]

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