When It Comes To Technology, Sometimes We Have To Focus On The Little Things

Smart phones, smart homes, 3d printing, virtual and augmented reality, the internet of things, robots, and autonomous cars. All of these things sound pretty cool right?

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Harnessing the Potential of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technology

Today, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is hosting a workshop on Drones and the Future of Aviation—the first-ever event of its kind at the White House—to advance and celebrate the potential of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones.

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Farming technology pioneer Ian Campbell dies

Innovative Wairarapa farmer, technology pioneer and founder of CRS Software, Ian Campbell, has died. Campbell was an early adopter of technology, which he saw adding value to farming businesses.

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Electronics Startup Gets Funding for Technology Eyed by Musk

A startup in Estonia making new energy-storage technologies that Elon Musk called key to the future of electric cars secured a new round of funding to expand in Asia.

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Technology only one part of Human Services' welfare payment revamp

While technology is only one part of the Department of Human Services' welfare payment infrastructure transformation program (WPIT), it will play an important role in underpinning a lot of the processes and systems that are expected to be introduced

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DARPA eyes camera technology that could see round corners

The U.S. Defense Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently awarded a $4.4 million grant to researchers at the Morgridge Institute for Research and University of Wisconsin-Madison to design a “camera” that can see what’s literally out of sight.

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Is an algorithm any less racist than a human?

We would all like to fancy ourselves as eminently capable of impartiality, able to make decisions without prejudices – especially at work. Unfortunately, the reality is that human bias, both conscious and unconscious, can’t help but come into play when it comes ...

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How technology habits have altered our minds

I was shaving one Saturday morning with BBC Radio 5 Live’s Danny Baker Show playing in the background. It is a reflection of Mr Baker’s infectious hilarity that he attracts radio’s funniest callers.

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Samsung unveils Galaxy Note7 phone, touts iris-scanning technology

“We’re introducing iris-scanning to protect your information,” said DJ Koh, president of Samsung Electronics’ Mobile Communications Business, during the launch event at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Australian company develops technology to keep avocados from going brown

What could be worse, food-wise, than the disappointment of cutting open what you think is a great looking avocado, only to find that the inside is brown and unappealing? ...

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Tinder-style app offers millennials phone and technology insurance

A new Tinder-style, mobile phone-based insurance product that allows young people to buy pay-as-they-go-cover for their technology and valued goods has been launched in the UK.

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Digital technology can change the world, says Microsoft CEO

Thrilled by the innovative solutions presented by over 120 technology students from 34 countries around the world, the Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft...

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Drone USA, Inc. Announces Appointment of New Chief Strategic Officer

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Drone USA, Inc. (OTC Markets: DRUS) (“Drone USA” or the “Company”), a developer and manufacturer of low altitude Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (“UAV”) and related technologies, today announced that Paulo Ferro will join the Company as its Chief Strategic Officer...

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CODE2040 CEO heads to the White House

SAN FRANCISCO — Laura Weidman Powers, who has built CODE2040 into a major force for diversifying the technology industry, is taking her advocacy to the White House with her appointment as a senior policy adviser to U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith.

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America's factory towns stop the bleeding

As the nation nears full employment — a sort of finish line for the jobs recovery — many of the factory towns hit hardest in the Great Recession are already there. Seven of the 10 metro areas with the nation’s highest concentrations of manufacturing jobs had...

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Why Is America So Bad at the Olympics?

For almost a century after the birth of the modern Olympics in 1896, the U.S. was in the top 20 for medals per capita—but since Seoul 1988, Team USA has been on a sharp slide. Hundreds of factors shape today’s global sporting map but one crucial trend...

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