Technology

Lithium Australia receives patent notice for battery chemicals processing technology

has confirmed it has received a Notice of Acceptance from federal government body IP Australia for its revolutionary LieNA® technology patent application for the production of battery chemicals. Patent application PCT/AU2017/050808 details the first version of the caustic digestion process for the extracting and recovering lithium values from a lithium-bearing material and in particular, from lithium-bearing silicates such as spodumene ...

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How technology is shrinking gaming’s gender gap

When you imagine the typical gamer it’s all too easy to slip into the traditional stereotype. The image that probably comes to mind is of a male player, aged in his 20s, whose only human interaction is spending time with other, identical, players in their own rooms doing exactly the same thing. But the reality is that this is a ...

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Meet the top players on the All Technology Index

Today the S&P/ASX All Technology Index (All Tech Index) goes live, giving investors another vehicle to get in on some of Australia’s (and the world’s) bourgeoning tech companies. Created in partnership between the Australian Stock Exchange and S&P Dow Jones, the All Tech Index is intended to enhance the profile of listed technology companies in Australia. According to ASX CEO ...

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Bus with technology that automatically stops vehicle after detecting health problems with driver to debut

Japanese truck and bus maker Hino Motors Ltd. said Friday it will roll out a bus with technology capable of automatically stopping the vehicle if it senses something is wrong with the driver, the first introduction of such a system for a commercial vehicle in the world. A camera will monitor the driver’s posture to detect any unnatural positions, including ...

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Making the shift to proactive health care with new technology, data

New technologies and data tools may help to heal a broken health care system and prevent disease, one physician and author argues. Dr. Daniel Kraft, a physician-scientist and faculty chair for medicine at Singularity University, joined us on “Take Care” to discuss emerging technologies and advances in medicine and what they mean for the future of health care. Kraft is ...

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BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN TRAVEL AND TECHNOLOGY

the rapid growth of the global travel and tourism industry is showing few signs of slowing down, contributing a record $8.8 trillion to the world’s economy and providing 319 million jobs last year. Facing increased demand but also unprecedented competition, travel providers know they must remain relevant and constantly improve their product to ensure their continued success. The vacationers of ...

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Our current technology success metrics are broken: a call for healthier design habits

Isn’t it time we had some sort of a “manifesto” defining what it is we need and value in user experience (UX) design in technology?  Some UX and design proponents have done exactly that. “The world needs a tech diet,” according to a very thoughtful — and extremely well-designed — work by Fabricio Teixeira, founder of UX Collective, and Caio Braga, product ...

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Global Small Wind Power Industry Trends and Forecast Updated in 2019 to 2028

Global Small Wind Power Market report offers conceptual study and strategic analysis on Small Wind Power Industry which caters market scope, applications, topographical presence which drive the small wind power market.The Market size in terms of revenue (USD MN) is calculated for the study concurrently with the details of the factors affecting business growth (drivers and restraints). The report demonstrates all ...

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Technology is changing the face of construction

It is hard to imagine walking into a home or office building and not have access to an Internet connection or cell service. Technology allows us to manage a thermostat from the opposite side of the country or be alerted of a water leak. On-site cameras monitor who is at the front door and let us know when a delivery ...

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Johnson Controls Launches Technology Contracting in Africa

Governments and businesses in Africa are making sizable investments in smart buildings, precincts –including airports, universities – and cities. However, ‘smart’ is not easy to do. To address the growing challenge of planning, integrating and maintaining a multitude of different, highly connected systems, Johnson Controls’ is launching a new offering in the Africa region — it’s called ‘Technology Contracting’. It’s ...

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