Like crossbows, longbows and bombers before them, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), referred to more colloquially as “drones,” are often viewed as a disruptive technology. The facts about the advantages and disadvantages of drones are incredibly nuanced, but at the end of the day, drones are tools that are here to stay.
HTC Desire 816Street Price: Rs 24,200 Love it or hate it, “phablets” are here to stay. Due to the market demand, even design and ergonomics driven company Nokia released a couple of oversized phones. Rumour has it that Apple, who once ridiculed large phones, is also considering to jump on the “phablet” bandwagon. Little wonder […]
Verizon may be the first out of the gate with LTE-based media broadcasting in the US, but it won’t be the only game in town. AT&T’s John Stankey has revealed that his carrier will have its own Multicast service (you’re looking at Verizon’s technology…
The annual Global Venture Capital Confidence survey shows investors are increasingly interested in throwing down money for technology companies.
The 15 states in which the ACLU knows that police use cell phone tracking devices. ACLU The Federal Communications Commission said it will investigate the “illicit and unauthorized use” of cell phone tracking and interception devices, commonly known as IMSI catchers or stingrays. A newly published letter from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to Rep. Alan Grayson […]
Intel on Monday introduced its Broadwell processor platform to the world, and it is an impressive piece of technology. Stepping outside of its normal two-step process of first releasing the processor and then updating the platform, Intel is doing both this cycle, and the end result is a massive step forward in terms of size […]
On today’s show, Rich and Ashley discuss future uses of a new ‘tractor beam’ technology, swoon over Microsoft’s Hyperlapse video algorithm, and listen to a bridge played like a harp.
IBM has announced the latest version of its neurosynaptic processor — that is, a processor whose workings are inspired by the human brain. Built on Samsung’s 28nm process technology, it has 5.4 billion transistors and an on-chip network of 4,096 neurosynaptic cores. IBM claims it is the first neurosynaptic chip to achieve 1 million programmable […]
The conversation about women in tech is shifting as technology companies begin to hold themselves accountable. Recent moves, such as Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and Yahoo releasing their employee diversity numbers, show an intensified commitment to making real change for women technologists, but the sentiment is not industry-wide. We often hear from tech leadership that they […]