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Annual Tablet Shipments in India Decline, Apple Enters Top 5 Makers: IDC

Annual Tablet Shipments in India Decline, Apple Enters Top 5 Makers: IDC

The tablet shipments in India declined 3.1-percent year-on-year to 3.7 million units in 2016 as the demand for the category continued to shrink in the country, as per International Data Corporation (IDC) India. Notably, the data includes shipments for both slate and detachables for the year 2016. “Shipments decline as the consumer demand for tablets [...]

March 15, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Annual Tablet Shipments in India Decline, Apple Enters Top 5 Makers: IDC

Apple to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

Apple to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

Apple said it has partnered with component supplier Ibiden to power all of its manufacturing in Japan with 100 percent renewable energy. To meet the commitment, Ibiden will invest in more than 20 new renewable energy facilities, including one of the largest floating solar photovoltaic systems in the country. “We are proud to partner with [...]

March 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

When James Madison drafted the first 10 amendments of the United States Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights, he had no idea how technology would shape American life or that a thing called the internet would change the way we communicate. However, Mr. Madison did know that the rights of the American people must [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

Vascular Treatment Technology Discussed

Vascular Treatment Technology Discussed

Iranian specialists discussed the latest technology in the treatment of artery stenosis at the fourth national atherothrombosis conference in Tehran on Friday, on the occasion of the International Day of Atherothrombosis (Feb. 17). Atherothrombosis is a complex disease in which cholesterol deposition, inflammation, and thrombus formation play a major role. Rupture of high-risk, vulnerable plaques [...]

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New tracking technology gives Australian scientists unprecedented access to seabirds in Antarctica By Fiona Breen

New tracking technology gives Australian scientists unprecedented access to seabirds in Antarctica By Fiona Breen

Antarctica can be a harsh and inhospitable place to live and work, yet it is an environment scientists are determined to find out more about. Climate change appears to be occurring on the icy continent before anywhere else. The birds and animals there are considered to be early indicators of change. New tracking technology is [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on New tracking technology gives Australian scientists unprecedented access to seabirds in Antarctica By Fiona Breen

Ashton Kutcher calls for use of technology to eradicate sex trafficking

Ashton Kutcher calls for use of technology to eradicate sex trafficking

Washington: Actor Ashton Kutcher, who, during his 2012 visit to India, had met sex trafficking victims and has been batting for their cause for long, says there is a need to understand the importance of using technology as a tool to eradicate slavery. Kutcher testified on his anti-sex trafficking efforts before the Senate Foreign Relations [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Ashton Kutcher calls for use of technology to eradicate sex trafficking

India’s Tata Motors, Microsoft Ink Technology Collaboration Deal

India’s Tata Motors, Microsoft Ink Technology Collaboration Deal

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Tata Motors Ltd and Microsoft India on Thursday announced a strategic collaboration on the technology front to make driving a more personalized experiences for the customers, the companies said in a joint statement. The first vehicle showcasing the vision of the enhanced driving experiences will be unveiled at the Geneva International Motor [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on India’s Tata Motors, Microsoft Ink Technology Collaboration Deal

Mr. President: The Office Of Science & Technology Policy Is Important

Mr. President: The Office Of Science & Technology Policy Is Important

Progress, innovation and technology stop for no one.  But here we are, three weeks into the Presidency of Donald Trump, and he has yet to appoint any leadership for the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP).   Yes, the President needs to find a new National Security Advisor and Secretary of Labor nominee, but it [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Mr. President: The Office Of Science & Technology Policy Is Important

Sean Spicer: Coal will be one of the cleanest uses of technology that we have

Sean Spicer: Coal will be one of the cleanest uses of technology that we have

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that the US would produce “clean coal” and that rolling back regulations from coal plants would be done in a way that was “environmentally friendly”. He told reporters that the Environmental Protection Agency, which will be led by Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt who once sued the same agency, will [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Sean Spicer: Coal will be one of the cleanest uses of technology that we have

Technology Problem Causes Flight Delays at United Airlines

Technology Problem Causes Flight Delays at United Airlines

United Airlines says it has fixed a technology problem that delayed hundreds of flight around the country. An airline spokeswoman said the glitch prevented crews from creating flight plans on domestic and international flights for several hours. The problem was unrelated to a computer outage that grounded all United domestic flights for more than two [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Technology Problem Causes Flight Delays at United Airlines

This Technology Could Finally Make Brain Implants Practical

This Technology Could Finally Make Brain Implants Practical

In labs testing how brain implants could help people with physical disabilities, tales of success can be bittersweet. Experiments like those that let a paralyzed person swig coffee using a robotic arm, or that let blind people “see” spots of light, have proven the huge potential of computers that interface with the brain. But the [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on This Technology Could Finally Make Brain Implants Practical

The Great Wall of Technology

The Great Wall of Technology

Donald Trump promised to build a “great, great wall on our southern border” and force Mexico to pay for it. But it is starting to look less like the Great Wall of China and more like the Great Wall of Technology—and Texas may already have paid for much of it. In an interview this week [...]

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