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Samsung Galaxy Gear 360: Great for the Galaxy S8, not so much for the iPhone

When the Galaxy S8 was unveiled in late March, it wasn’t the only premium product in Samsung’s catalog that received a massive overhaul. The Gear 360 camera also got an impressive redesign, turning it from a somewhat clumsy sphere into a neatly pocketable stick. But the 360’s case isn’t the only thing that changed. The device’s cameras have actually been ... Read More »

Blogging for Seniors: Resident Consultant Finds Technology Not Just for the Young

  Though technology may be dominated by younger generations, Cindy Mund knows the internet and social media have power with senior citizens. Mund, a resident consultant for Stillwaters Estates, has found a large following in a blog she writes for the senior living community in Centralia. When she started the blog seven years ago, she had a list of about ... Read More »

This is not the health-care bill that Trump promised

After years of insisting the Affordable Care Act was “rammed through” without Americans knowing what it would cost, House Republicans passed their own health-care plan on May 4, without an estimate of its impact from the Congressional Budget Office. (Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post) It was one thing for Donald Trump to pledge on the campaign trail that his plan for health ... Read More »

A shortage of women in technology Not in Russia

If you’re part of the technology industry in the United States, then you’ll no doubt agree it’s a man’s world. TechCrunch reported last year on the “pipeline problem” created because a mere 18 per cent of undergraduate computer science degrees and 26 per cent of computing jobs are currently held by women. In the corporate world, only five per cent ... Read More »

Corporations ‘not prepared’ for mobile breach

‘Security professionals identified the risk of mobile devices, but focus and resources assignment seem to be waiting for actual catastrophes to validate the need to properly prepare their defences. It’s unfortunate that so many companies have not learned from the past and are doomed to repeat wasted costs and the customer outrage of being breached’ Nearly two-thirds (64%) of respondents ... Read More »

Not Such a Small Matter: The Use of Miniature Motors in Medical Devices

When talking about the use of miniature motors in medicine, people usually think about prosthetics and exoskeletons. But there’s a wider range of uses for these motors than just those. Here are some examples: Drills, Shavers, Saws and Screwdrivers These tools are necessities in the operating room, especially in the fields of orthopedics. After all, surgeons cannot simply use common ... Read More »

Uber We did not steal Google’s self-driving tech

Uber has said claims it used self-driving technology stolen from Google were “demonstrably false”. Waymo – a company spun out of Google – filed a lawsuit in February claiming former employee Andrew Levandowski had stolen 14,000 documents relating to LiDAR, a core technology used to guide autonomous vehicles. Mr Levandowski went on to co-found Otto, a self-driving truck company acquired ... Read More »

ICC news March 20, 2017 ‘New ICC finance model arbitrary, not agreeable’

Rahul Johri (left) has spelt out the BCCI’s objections to the new financial model in an email to the ICC © SLC The ICC’s new constitution will “convert” the nature of the world governing body and “adversely affect” the autonomy of its members, according to the BCCI, one of the strongest opponents of the proposed document. In a comprehensive communication ... Read More »

Beware! Your child is not safe from depression

Kalpana Sharma| TNN | Updated: Feb 17, 2017, 10.13 PM IST “Exams are near and I am scared… not from exam pressure but from your expectations, Mom. I know you really care about my studies and get angry at me for not studying but do you know I try really hard.” “Mom dad, you look so stressed during my exams ... Read More »

Power nap: Should you or should you not?

Sleeping is important not only for mental but for physical wellness too. But the role that power nap plays in our well-being is something that is rarely taken into consideration. Let us know why power nap is important and what all incredible benefits it provides. Sara Mednick, a sleep scientist and author of “Take a Nap! Change your life” says ... Read More »