Tag Archives: Technology

Iowa Restaurants Turn to Technology to Improve Business

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — With razor-thin profit margins, never-ending competition and ever-expanding overhead costs, tri-state restaurateurs are turning to technology to keep their businesses sunny-side up. Dozens of new point-of-sale systems and software programs descend on the market every year, each promising to reduce waste and automate ordering. But, to a Dubuque restaurant leader, the most important thing is to ... Read More »

Lyft to Develop Self-Driving Car Technology in New Silicon Valley Facility

Waymo is among the companies that are becoming partners in Lyft’s Open Platform Initiative on technology for self-driving cars. CreditJim Wilson/The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — Controlling the future of the smartphone was the defining technology battle of the last decade. Now, technology companies are betting that the next 10 years and beyond will be spent battling for control of ... Read More »

Event: Can technology make your business better?

Join a panel of experts on Thursday 14 September to discuss how to transform your enterprise with technology. It now seems that there’s a technological hack for almost any problem that a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) might face. From providing staff members with a way to connect to the office from the comfort of their homes, to video conferencing ... Read More »

7 Convincing Reasons That Students Need Technology in Classroom

Technolog­­­­y– a word that is ruling the modern times with its unparalleled services and unbelievable possibilities. We have come to a point where it has become almost impossible to drag ourselves away from this new-generation companion. Nowadays, technology has stepped in into classrooms as well. More and more schools and coaching institutes are opting for technology in classrooms for enhancing ... Read More »

How will technology impact creativity?

Marketers are increasingly embracing technology to inform their campaigns and drive better business outcomes. But with automation predicted to claim 50% of all jobs in the next 30 years, should marketers be worried? And can creativity ever be automated? The Drum, in association with real-time media agency Tug, decided to find out by asking top speakers how they see technology impacting creativity ... Read More »

Brentwood approves 5-year technology plan

Brentwood school officials have ratified a five-year technology plan that follows the district’s mission to establish and develop lifelong digital learners. The plan started July 1 and will run until June 30, 2022. “It will enhance our technology and promote global awareness,” Superintendent Amy Burch said at a July 10 school board meeting. Burch said former coordinator of instructional technology ... Read More »

Why Every Leader Needs a Healthy Obsession With Technology

This article is part of a series exploring the skills leaders must learn to make the most of rapid change in an increasingly disruptive world. The first article in the series, “How the Most Successful Leaders Will Thrive in an Exponential World,” broadly outlines four critical leadership skills—futurist, technologist, innovator, and humanitarian—and how they work together. Today’s post, part five in the ... Read More »

Fashion and Technology Are Merging. And It’s Astounding.

IN BRIEF Fashion and technology are beginning to become more entwined, with multiple big label collaborations. But what does this mean for the future of fashion — and fashion’s future with us? TENTATIVE STEPS TOWARD MELDING FASHION AND TECHNOLOGY The arts and technology are beginning a courtship that may fundamentally affect the way we perceive both of them: in visual ... Read More »

India Leads Globally In Adoption Of Biometric Technology: Report

India has topped globally in adoption of biometrics techniques, a report suggests. (Representational) MUMBAI: With advancements in the field of biometric technology, India has topped globally in adoption of biometrics techniques, says a report. “On an average, people in India (9 per cent) are three times more likely than any other country (3 per cent) surveyed to have used ‘iris ... Read More »

Technology had a part in Sonia’s death… and in delivering justice

Sonia Blount’s murder is a modern type of murder, one that probably would not have happened 30 years ago, certainly not in the way it did. It’s also a murder that probably would not have been solved 30 years ago. The social media tools Eric Locke (35) used to first woo and then lure Sonia to her death were also ... Read More »