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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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Greg Bell: Technology has given us so much, but there’s still much to do

Greg Bell: Technology has given us so much, but there’s still much to do

Sixty years ago, the Dick Tracy comic strip featured a walkie-talkie watch that Detective Tracy used to communicate with his colleagues. It was an uncanny anticipation of our smartphones and watches. The 1960s Jetsons television show predicted Skype, flat-screen TVs, smart watches and personal aircraft. Even though cartoons foresaw some things, technological progress has far [...]

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How Technology Will Affect Hardware Companies This Year

How Technology Will Affect Hardware Companies This Year

Thanks to technology, today’s consumers and businesses no longer see streamlined communication as a luxury. And that trend will grow, with each generation of new devices expected to further improve on human-computer interaction. Related: These 10 Tools for Remote Workers Will Make Office Life a Permanent Thing of the Past For hardware companies, keeping up with [...]

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Time to talk about living with technology on our terms

Time to talk about living with technology on our terms

For many years, the TV and film industry has been determined to scare us with fictional horror ­stories that show the unforgiving aftermath of technology taking over. The Terminator franchise with its Skynet nemesis probably resonates the most with people, and more recent examples include sci-fi flick Ex Machina and cult TV show Black Mirror, [...]

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Technology companies across Silicon Valley resist Donald Trump’s immigration ban

Technology companies across Silicon Valley resist Donald Trump’s immigration ban

Silicon Valley took the lead over the weekend in corporate resistance to President Donald Trump’s clampdown on immigration, financing legal opposition, criticizing the plan, as well as helping employees ensnared by his executive order. In an industry that has long depended on immigrants and celebrated their contributions – as well as championing liberal causes such [...]

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Technology CEOs worried by Trump immigration crackdown

Technology CEOs worried by Trump immigration crackdown

The leaders of some the biggest technology firms in the U.S. have expressed dismay over President Donald Trump’s executive order curtailing immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, even as some of those companies are in hot water for previously supporting the administration. The immigration issue is especially problematic for Silicon Valley, the southern San Francisco Bay area [...]

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