Technology

Free the Open Technology Fund

Last November, I flew to Taipei and checked into a hotel for a two-day gathering of roughly 150 activists, security researchers, and software developers from all over the world committed to helping people use technology to fight authoritarian repression and protect themselves from extremist attacks. Taiwan’s digital minister, Audrey Tang, a hacker and open-source software developer herself, opened the conference ...

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Technology As The Ideal Complement To A High-Touch Ethos

Fintech, as explained by Investopedia, is “utilized to help companies, business owners and consumers better manage their financial operations, processes and lives by utilizing specialized software and algorithms …” In the mortgage world, fintech allows providers to be more productive, more customer-service oriented and more effective. But you don’t have to be a huge national company with unlimited resources to ...

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Why banking is just now embracing open source technology

The rise of challenger banks in recent years has shown traditional financial services firms that, even where money-handling is involved, you can’t turn your back on innovation and experimentation. Like any other businesses, banks are under pressure to move quickly with technology, or lose out to more hungry and ambitious competitors and aggressive new kids on the block. And while ...

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Marine Steam Boilers Market Technology Growth and Development 2020 to 2026

The Marine Steam Boilers Market report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various ...

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Technolog will kepp universities afloat in spite of coronavirus

In his May 2020 advisory, Dr Naveed Malik, Special Advisor, Technology and Innovation for Canada-based Commonwealth of Education observed: “…Covid-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of human endeavour and none more so than education. At the height of the crisis, more than 1.725 billion learners were not receiving any education worldwide. As many countries attempt to come out of the ...

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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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