Technology

How Could Technology Make Football Even Better?
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Happy Super Bowl day, everyone! I hear the Seahawks of Seattle are about to battle it out with the Patriots of New England. Should be a fun one, but is it really as fun (or as safe) as it could be. Read more…

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Can Students Have Too Much Tech?
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theodp writes: In a NY Times Op Ed, developmental psychologist Susan Pinker goes against the conventional White House wisdom about the importance of Internet connectivity for schoolchildren and instead argues that students can have too much tech. “More technology in the classroom has long been a policy-making panacea,” Pinker writes. “But mounting evidence shows that […]

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China’s New Rules for Selling Tech to Banks Have US Companies Spooked
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Technology companies that want to sell equipment to Chinese banks have to submit to extensive audits, turn over source code, and build “back doors” into their hardware and software—presumably so that the Chinese government have the ability peek into computer banking systems. The post China’s New Rules for Selling Tech to Banks Have US Companies […]

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The American App Economy Is Now "Bigger Than Hollywood"
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Lemeowski writes Technology business analyst Horace Deidu found an interesting nugget while closely examining an Apple press release from earlier this year: “The iOS App Store distributed $10 billion to developers in 2014, which, Deidu points out, is just about as much as Hollywood earned off U.S. box office revenues the same year.” That means […]

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Europe Gets A Cyber Security Incubator
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 London’s crowded startup accelerator scene is getting a new addition. Not fintech-related, this time — rather the focus is cyber security. The Cyber London (CyLon for short) 12-week program, has been co-founded by Alex van Someren of VC firm Amadeus Capital Partners, along with Jonathan Luff and Grace Cassy, co-founders of strategic technology consultancy Epsilon […]

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Sony's SmartWatch 3 And SmartBand Talk Now Available In India
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The first Sony smartwatch powered by Android, SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk will be available in India at Rs. 19,990 and Rs. 12,990 respectively. In a space that is getting crowded every day, the smartwatch segment hasn’t been explored much in India when compared to the smartphones. Even then there is plenty of scope of […]

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Gadget Ogling: A Microsoft Marvel, an Eensy Keyboard and an Ingenious Desk
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Microsoft had a major surprise up its sleeve for those awaiting details about the Windows 10 launch: its holographic headset, HoloLens. Billed as a new way to interact with technology and the world around us at once, it overlays holograms onto what wearers see in front of them. They might, for instance, play a version […]

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The Human Impact Of The Industrial Internet Of Things
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 Will digital technology be positive for workers and jobs? Amid today’s public debate about the consequences of artificial intelligence and advanced robotics, along comes the industrial Internet of things. Little understood but potentially very significant for multiple industry sectors, this next wave of technology will create more jobs than it will destroy, according to the […]

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Fly Or Die: Canary Home Monitoring System
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 The home security market is quickly heating up. As IoT continues to be a dominating trend, security systems that use smaller, faster technology will become the central hub of the home for a fraction of the cost of traditional home monitoring systems. Canary is one of the most affordable and attractive options on the market, […]

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