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How Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google may be targeted by regulators

The four firms are lumped together so often that they have become known as Big Tech. Here is the case against Big Tech — and what Big Tech has said in response.

Apple hires key chip designer from ARM as own efforts ramp up

For Apple, the hire could help fill the void left by the departure of Gerard Williams III earlier this year. Williams was Apple’s head architect of chips used in the iPhone and iPad. Apple’s A series chips power its mobile devices using ARM technology.


Origami-inspired materials may help spacecraft survive collisions

Taking inspiration from the Japanese paper-folding art of origami, the team created a paper model of a meta material that uses "folding creases" to soften impact forces and instead promote forces that relax stresses in the chain.

Eight in ten mothers use smartphone for parenting: Survey

Parenting apps are one of the most used and recommended tech products by mothers in India.

We might enter an 'RSS meets Jio' ideological world

What is of interest is that in the new techno-nationalist imagination, the issue is not protecting small producers or indigenous technology etc. The focus is on creating what people believe to be the carriers of national power in the form of large companies.

Technology can kill/transform 45 million jobs globally by 2025: Report

It can be noted that the report comes amid tech industry leaders raising question marks over the skillsets of Indian techies and wondering whether they will be helpful in the future.


A patch reads sweat to tell you if you're dehydrated, or have diabetes

The patch provides real-time information on the wearer’s pH, sweat rate, and levels of chloride, glucose and lactate.

Tech heroes, take a bow

Workers at Amazon and Microsoft have also spoken up for change within their companies, on issues ranging from climate change to surveillance, AI ethics and the decision to work with federal immigration agencies.

A Moral Code

IT companies need a Chief Ethics Officer to address consequences of tech advances

Bengaluru top location in Asia for starting tech operations: Colliers

The consultant has tracked 16 cities in developed and emerging markets across Asia. Hyderabad ranks 7th, Mumbai 10th and Delhi-NCR 11th in the list of cities

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From AI to 5G, here's what is expected in the world of tech for 2019

We take a look at the top trends of tech to expect in 2019, from the growing using of Artificial intelligence to 5G.

How a CIA drone base grew in a desert out of a small commercial airstrip

Officials from the US and Niger have confirmed the location of a new CIA drone base to The New York Times which analyses its construction and location.


Origin stories: Where the Global Positioning System or GPS came from

Can you imagine your smartphone without the GPS? If not, you might want to thank god (or the scientists at MIT) for this day. See more:

Is the bullet train project on track: News in Numbers

#NewsInNumbers What has been the progress on the ambitious bullet train project. See more:

How much top I-T CEOs in India earn: News in Numbers

#NewsInNumbers How much the top CEOs in the I-T industry made in FY18.

A brief history of Amar Bose and Bose Corp.

On Amar Bose's 5th death anniversary, a look at the legacy of Bose Corporation.


Youth in Agartala get advanced training centre for automobile sector

Agartala, Feb 21 (ANI): Latest automobile components on display at a state of the art workshop. Recently, an upgraded automobile workshop with latest computer controlled machines was inaugurated at ITI Indranagar Agartala campus. The aim of the workshop was to develop skills of local youths and provide them with more employment options. The upgraded workshop has been supported by TATA Motors Ltd. Along with TATA Motors Ltd, Bosch, Fleetguard, Wabco, TATA Technologies, Castrol, JK Tyres and ZF Steerings are actively providing training to students on latest technology. Chairman of the National Skill Development Corporation believes the centre will help students sharpen their understanding of modern vehicles. In the age of globalization and cut throat competition, students are expected to have extraordinary skills.The workshop will help students from the Northeastern region to get better know how of latest automobile technology and face future professional challenges.

War against waste starts in Surat

Surat, Feb 19 (ANI): The Surat Municipal Corporation had come up with the initiative to clean the city by organising the 4th international conference on ‘Sustainable Municipal Solid Waste Processing Technology for Developing Nations’. The main theme of this conference is ‘War against Waste.’ SMC Commissioner Milind Torwane said as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Clean India’ Campaign, they organised this conference.

Telecom Minister lauds mobile companies for spreading mobile technology

Mumbai, Jan 10 (ANI): Union Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday appreciated the mobile companies for spreading mobile technology in the entire country. He said the responsibilities of the mobile operators do not end there; their main responsibility is to provide good service and for this the government is ready to take any strict actions. He further stated that if mobile operators can provide mobile services to villages, they should also provide better services as it is their responsibility.