Technology

Amateur Drone Lands On British Air Carrier, Wired Reviews Anti-Drone Technology
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Long-time Slashdot reader mi quotes the BBC: The Ministry of Defence is reviewing security after a tiny drone landed on the deck of Britain’s biggest warship. The Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier was docked at Invergordon in the Highlands when an amateur photographer flew the drone close to the giant ship. When the aircraft sensed a […]

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Multitasking CTO Heather Wilde: Making the World More Like Star Trek Than Skynet
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“I care about helping more women get into technology, so I spend a lot of time teaching girls from sixth grade to high school so that they’re more educated about STEM fields,” said CTO Heather Wilde. “I’m also chair of the engineering school’s advisory board at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, to help steer […]

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NASA Looks At Reviving Atomic Rocket Program
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Big Hairy Ian shares a report from New Atlas: When the first manned mission to Mars sets out, it may be on the tail of an atomic rocket engine. The Space Race vintage technology could have a renaissance at NASA after the space agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama signed a contract with […]

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Peru is on a bid to catch up with its innovative Latin American neighbors
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 For the past decade the Peruvian economy has been one of the fastest moving in the region — but it’s apparent Peru’s technology ecosystem is still in its infancy. Economically driven by mining, Peru invests just 0.08 percent of its GDP in innovation. By comparison, Chile invests 0.37 percent. Yet Peru refuses to be left […]

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Must Have Apps While You Enjoy Independence Day Extended Weekend
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Are you thinking what to plan on the upcoming extended Independence Day weekend? Well, as innovation has crossed all boundaries, planning for your weekends is just a click away with these apps. Be it an extended weekend retreat, adventure trips or both combined into two long weekends to discover some new places. Irrespective of Wherever […]

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Moon Had Magnetic Field At Least a Billion Years Longer Than Thought, Says Study
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While the moon has no global magnetic field nowadays, it did have one in the past and researchers believe it lasted at least a billion years longer than previously thought. The Guardian reports: Between 4.25 billion and 3.56 billion years ago, the lunar magnetic field was similar to that of the Earth. The field is […]

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Intex Launches ‘ActivDry’ Semi Automatic Washing Machines
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Intex has announced the launch of its new range of semi-automatic washing machine dubbed as the ‘ActivDry’ for a price starting from Rs 14,900. The ‘ActivDry’ washing machine come with load capacity of 7.5 kg, 8 kg, and 8.5 kg and is touted for its drum that is capable of spinning harder and faster for […]

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Intex Launches 43 Inch UHD Smart TV For Rs 52,990
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Indian electronics company Intex Technologies has recently announced the launch of its new 43 inch 4K/ UHD Smart TV with model number LED B4301 UHD SMT for Rs 52,990. The TV comes with a slim design, and just as the name suggests, it features an Ultra High Definition Panel with 3840 x 2160 pixel resolution. […]

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Cyber Threats Prompt Return of Radio For Ship Navigation
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Jonathan Saul reports via Reuters: The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships’ satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. Ships use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other similar devices that rely on sending and receiving satellite signals, which many experts […]

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