New gun technology could distinguish between good guys, bad guys

ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) – Friend or foe? A local start-up is using new technology to help cops tell the difference between good guys and bad guys. They’re called “intelligent guns,” but the intelligent part is just one piece that clips onto the gun. Serious Simulations CEO and Founder Christopher Chambers says this little piece […]

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Why Did Boeing Put So Much Technology in the 737 MAX? To Make Money

President Trump implied  that complicated technology might have led to the Boeing 737 MAX disaster (a point since vigorously attacked), tweeting:  “Airplanes are becoming far too complex to fly. Pilots are no longer needed ….and the complexity creates danger. All of this for great cost yet very little gain. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want Albert Einstein […]

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RepUp brings SaaS technology to hotels from check-in to check out

RepUp is a Saas solution that helps hotels achieve a 20 percent improvement in revenue through experience enhancement and experience marketing. Though most hotels have hopped onto the digital bandwagon, some of them are still dependent on travel portals to reach out to customers and for analytics that will help them retain customers. So most […]

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Google to acquire Fossil Group’s smartwatch technology for $40 million

Committed to improving its smartwatch platform, Google is buying some of the intellectual property of Fossil Group’s smartwatch technology. The two companies have entered into an agreement, where Google will purchase intellectual property (IP) related to a smartwatch technology currently under development by the Fossil Group, for $40 million. The purchase is likely to be completed by the end […]

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ATP to try out video review technology at Next Gen Finals

Video review for certain judgment calls, such as whether a ball bounces twice, will be available for the first time in men’s professional tennis at the Next Gen ATP Finals for top 21-and-under players. The tour announced Friday that players at the Nov. 6-10 event in Milan can request that chair umpires watch replays to […]

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3 ministries join hands for a technology mission for railways

Three central ministries have come together to drive a technology mission for Indian Railways, which would be beneficial for both the national transporter and academic and research institutions. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Technology Mission for Indian Railways (TMIR) was signed today by the ministries of railways, human resource development (HRD), and science and […]

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The Study of Technology

Re “The Ivory Tower Can’t Keep Ignoring Tech,” by Cathy O’Neil (Op-Ed, nytimes.com, Nov. 14): Ms. O’Neil is right to argue that the study of the effect and ethics of digital technology is urgent, important and deserving of more attention. But we disagree when she suggests that academics have been ignoring these issues. On the […]

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