5 Ways Microsoft Tells Connected Technology Stories

Microsoft has been a leader in developing new vehicles for storytelling for over two decades now. I had the chance to visit their headquarters in Washington and learn a bit about how they continue to be on the forefront of telling new stories. Here are five ways that Microsoft tells new stories: CAMBRIDGE, MA – AUGUST 30: Microsoft engineers Arthur ... Read More »

Using technology while you travel makes sense, but avoid these big mistakes

The arrival of November marks the unofficial kickoff to the travel season, be it over Thanksgiving weekend, Christmas road trips to see family next month, or perhaps a winter vacation down south. But in the digital age, travelers face a few extra risks they we didn’t have to worry about before laptops, smartphones, tablets and other devices were included among ... Read More »

How Blue Collar Female Workers Benefit From New Technology

Recent tech news has evidenced how women are facing increased opportunities in the tech sector which had traditionally been allotted to males. Where bias in the workforce has systematically marginalized women, however, the evidence that women actually have increased opportunities in tech is not hard-fast since automation is also showing that women in blue-collar jobs are being hit hardest by automation and other forms of new ... Read More »

This new technology could make your Wi-Fi instantly better

Researchers in the US have developed a new wireless protocol that can extend the reach of Wi-Fi devices by more than 60 metres – without the need for hardware modifications. On-Off Noise Power Communication (ONPC) is programmed on top of the existing Wii-Fi protocol. But whereas Wi-Fi requires at least 1Mbps to maintain a signal, ONPC can maintain the signal ... Read More »

You Don’t Need To Overpay For Technology Stocks

businessman in office pushing touchscreen button mutual funds GETTY My sector ratings show that the Technology sector receives a premium valuation compared to the market. Due to the high risk that comes with this elevated valuation, some investors might believe that diversifying their exposure through a Technology mutual fund is the best option. However, if the mutual fund chooses poor stocks and ... Read More »

Why the army’s changed mindset on indigenous technology is a relief

Two very significant pitches for indigenously developed arms came from the highest levels of the Indian Army in the past week. Addressing a DRDO conference on October 15, army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat said the forces would fight and win the next war with homegrown solutions. Addressing the annual Defence Attaches’ conclave four days later, Vice-Chief of Army Staff Gen. ... Read More »

The 7 Biggest Technology Trends In 2020 Everyone Must Get Ready For Now

We are amidst the 4th Industrial Revolution, and technology is evolving faster than ever. Companies and individuals that don’t keep up with some of the major tech trends run the risk of being left behind. Understanding the key trends will allow people and businesses to prepare and grasp the opportunities. As a business and technology futurist, it is my job to ... Read More »

Scientists invent new technology to print invisible messages

Forget lemon juice and hot irons, there is a new way to write and read invisible messages – and it can be used again and again. The approach, developed by researchers in China, involves using water to print messages on paper coated with manganese-containing chemicals. The message, invisible to the naked eye, can be read by shining UV light on the ... Read More »

This Breakthrough Lithium Extraction Technology Could Accelerate The Sustainable Energy Transition

A salt flat in Bolivia, one of the world’s richest sources of the lithium used in batteries for electric cars, phones and electricity storage  ENERGYX A breakthrough nanotechnology from cleantech start-up EnergyX promises to revolutionise the speed, cost and sustainability of accessing the world’s lithium reserves.  The technique uses a newly developed class of materials to act like an organic ... Read More »

The 7 Most Dangerous Technology Trends In 2020 Everyone Should Know About

As we enter new frontiers with the latest technology trends and enjoy the many positive impacts and benefits it can have on the way we work, play and live, we must always be mindful and prepare for possible negative impacts and potential misuse of the technology. Here are seven of the most dangerous technology trends:  1.  Drone Swarms  The British, Chinese, and United States ... Read More »