Kushner: Government must move past floppy disks and Y2K and 'unleash the creativity of the private sector' – CNBC

Kushner: Government must move past floppy disks and Y2K and 'unleash the creativity of the private sector' – CNBC

[ad_1] Getty Images Venture capitalist Peter Thiel of the Founders Fund and other technology executives and leaders attend the inaugural meeting of the American Technology Council in the Indian Treaty Room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next door to the White House June 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Kushner said his efforts are not […]

Smart city: using technology to tackle traffic and social isolation in Melbourne – The Guardian

[ad_1] Traffic congestion and social isolation are two concepts that don’t immediately appear to be connected. But in 2012, the Grattan Institute’s Social Cities report drew a direct line between inefficient urban transport and less time spent with friends and family. One estimate suggested every 10 minutes of commuting equates to 10% fewer social connections, […]

Emmanuel Macron's Call To Action: Viva Technology! – Forbes

Emmanuel Macron's Call To Action: Viva Technology! – Forbes

[ad_1] Forbes Emmanuel Macron’s Call To Action: Viva Technology!ForbesIf you’re in the fashion business, you come to Paris for fashion week; if you’re in the aerospace business, you attend the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget; if you’re in the film business you head to the Cannes Film Festival. If the new French President …France […]

Drones and the Detroit School for Digital Technology – Fox 2 Detroit

Drones and the Detroit School for Digital Technology – Fox 2 Detroit

[ad_1]   Drones have been tremendously popular among hobbysits and people that just love aviation for years. But now the unmanned aerial vehicles are becoming important tools for commercial purposes as businesses look to improve safety and efficiency. Drones are just part of the emerging technologies showcased at the Detroit School for Digital Technology. Jamie […]

Life and death in Apple's forbidden city – The Guardian

Life and death in Apple's forbidden city – The Guardian

[ad_1] The sprawling factory compound, all grey dormitories and weather-beaten warehouses, blends seamlessly into the outskirts of the Shenzhen megalopolis. Foxconn’s enormous Longhua plant is a major manufacturer of Apple products. It might be the best-known factory in the world; it might also might be among the most secretive and sealed-off. Security guards man each […]

CT scan technology used in Aberystwyth Uni wheat study – BBC News

CT scan technology used in Aberystwyth Uni wheat study – BBC News

[ad_1] Image copyright Aberystwyth University Image caption Nathan Hughes will present his findings to the Genetics Society in August Aberystwyth researchers are using CT hospital scanner technology to study wheat. The new technique, being developed by undergraduate computer science student Nathan Hughes, could help scientists create new types of wheat which can thrive in a […]

Museum festival promotes technology, creativity – Hot Springs Sentinel

[ad_1] Throughout the day Saturday, children and adults alike flocked to Mid-America Science Museum to fiddle with a host of contraptions. The fifth annual Tinkerfest drew visitors from both inside Arkansas and out of state to tinker with the contraptions on display. The event featured 50 “tinkering stations” from area organizations set up throughout the […]

Uber's scandals, blunders and PR disasters: the full list – The Guardian

Uber's scandals, blunders and PR disasters: the full list – The Guardian

[ad_1] Uber has been rocked by a steady stream of scandals and negative publicity in recent years, including revelations of questionable spy programs, a high-stakes technology lawsuit, claims of sexual harassment and discrimination and embarrassing leaks about executive conduct. The PR disasters culminated in CEO Travis Kalanick taking an indefinite leave of absence this week […]

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