Technology

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 »

Avocados with longer-lasting technology are finally in stores across the country

Is there anything worse than waiting for an avocado to be perfectly ripe, then cutting into it to find mushy brown streaks throughout? So much for what could have been great guacamole or the perfect toast topping. Well, one food-tech startup has created a product that avocado lovers everywhere might get behind — and it’s about to hit one of the ... Read More »

The Technology Of The Future Is Changing Business Today

Tech billionaires Elon Musk and Jack Ma put artificial intelligence in the spotlight when they staged a public debate on the future of the technology earlier this month. Musk reiterated his concern regarding the potentially negative consequences AI could unleash on society, while Ma took a markedly more optimistic tone. Both agreed, however, that the technology will inevitably change the way we live and ... Read More »

Indeed debuts new tech hiring platform for jobs in technology

Despite the great need for tech staff, jobs in technology are notoriously some of the hardest positions for employers to fill. Matching skilled employees with the right company can be a challenge, and, to address this, Indeed has created a new tech-hiring platform, Seen by Indeed, where employers can be matched with candidates of all skill levels.  Seen builds on Indeed’s previous incarnation of ... Read More »