Smart City

Smart cities? It’s all about the smart citizens

We need to take a human-centred approach to smart cities, writes Christopher Clements of PwC. Smart cities often come with an intake of breath. The...

Are smart cities watching our every move?

Is your city spying on you? TechWatch editor Emily McDaid reports from the latest 4IRC debate, which focused on smart cities and surveillance. Below, we’ve...

SoftBank makes smart city IoT partnership with Dublin official

Japanese tech giant SoftBank will be working on some smart city IoT solutions in the Irish capital. Members of the SoftBank team had attended an...

How can smart cities make data a public good before time runs out?

While much of the public narrative around data involves breaches and misuse of private information, a new EU report argues that it could be used...

Education

Education Funding Partners Honored by B Lab as Both Best For Customers and Best For Governance

Education Funding Partners was recognized today as a company creating the most positive overall impact on its customers and for creating powerful governance structures to...

Enrollment Rx Releases Formbuilder Rx On The Salesforce Appexchange

Schiller Park, IL- July 11, 2017 – Enrollment Rx, the leading provider of cloud-based Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) solutions for higher education, today announced the addition of...

West Rebrands SchoolMessenger Solutions

Trusted K-12 communications platform’s products, staff, and locations now the Education group of West SCOTTS VALLEY, CA, March 22, 2016 — West Corporation, a leading provider...

Data-Driven Communication Leads to Increased Enrollment—and Future Donations

Ellucian survey finds the vast majority of administrators believe their institution will not stay competitive without integrating data across departments in the next five years...

Enterprise Security

6 Essential Considerations For Enterprise Mobile App Development

As we all have noticed that the mobile app market is on the rise from the last couple of years and it will continue to...

Why Security Should Be Essential On The Enterprise Radar

The new internet revolution, and the IT infrastructure that is needed to support it, is constantly growing and evolving. In the last few months, there...

Tips for a Successful Enterprise Mobility Strategy

Increased adoption of mobile devices has brought increased productivity, reduced costs, and a collaborative workplace for employees, ultimately leading to a better customer experience. However,...

Attributes of Enterprise Security Architecture

The purpose of the enterprise architecture security is to proffer an intangible design of the infrastructure network security and other safety measures and related procedures...

Artificial Intelligence

AI robots will solve underwater infrastructure damage checks

Robots will be paired with a versatile AI that can quickly adapt to unpredictable conditions when examining underwater infrastructure. Some of a nation’s most vital...

Can India become an AI hub for the developing world?

A recent report on artificial intelligence (AI) by an Indian government think tank foresees the country as an AI hub for the developing world. Research...

Consumers want businesses to have more human-like AI

Research has found most consumers have interacted with AI and would prioritise businesses with human-like implementations. The research, from Capgemini’s Digital Transformation Institute, found close...

UK and France announce measures to strengthen AI ties

UK Digital Secretary Matt Hancock is visiting France today where he’s set to announce measures for strengthening AI cooperation between the nations. Speaking to industry...

Scientists pledge not to build AIs which kill without oversight

Thousands of scientists have signed a pledge not to have any role in building AIs which have the ability to kill without human oversight. When...

China plans new era of sea power with unmanned AI submarines

China is planning to upgrade its naval power with unmanned AI submarines that aim to provide an edge over the fleets of their global counterparts....

Apple aims to simplify AI models with CreateML and Core ML 2

During its annual WWDC event, Apple announced the launch of its CreateML tool alongside the sequel of its Core ML framework. CreateML aims to simplify...

Google promises its call center AI is not designed to replace humans

Not content with its impressive(ly creepy) Duplex demo, Google promises it’s not wanting to replace call centers with its latest AI demonstration. During the Google...

Startup

Working Geek: Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin taps insights from Amazon to help run her startup

Sandi Lin left Amazon five years ago to launch her own startup, but her experience at the retail and cloud behemoth made a lasting impact....

Horse-monitoring startup Magic AI acquires Victory Parade to bolster its machine learning stable

Magic AI, the startup using artificial intelligence to better understand and care for horses, is adding more talent to its stable with the acquisition of...

DreamBox Learning raises $130M, adds former U.S. Education Secretary to board

DreamBox Learning, the Bellevue, Wash., maker of an adaptive K-8 math education platform, announced Tuesday that it has raised a whopping $130 million. The funding...

Startup Spotlight: Nori is creating a blockchain marketplace open to all to reverse climate change

Seattle-based startup Nori is hoping to deliver what Al Gore, the Paris climate accord and others have not: a market-driven solution to not only curb...

Startup Spotlight: Shop the Change sees purchases as ‘votes’ for companies and items you believe in

When you buy something, you’re voting with your dollar, giving your support to whatever brand you’re purchasing and the vendor you’re shopping with. And a...

Chinese search giant Baidu buys Seattle startup Kitt.ai to connect natural language tech to developers

Kitt.ai, the Seattle artificial intelligence startup that’s developing a conversational language engine known as ChatFlow and a “hotword” detection platform known as Snowboy, has been...

Big Data

How big data has changed politics

Data isn’t new, but we often forget that. In fact, even Sherlock Holmes recognized the power of data, as we can tell from one of...

Nasscom checks into Guiyang for analytics, big data projects

After striking a partnership with Chinese city of Dalian – a technology hub – last year, IT industry body Nasscomis going to strike a second partnership with the...

Why data science must stand at the forefront of customer acquisition

Though flashy advertising campaigns tend to get most of the attention, in reality, data science is what will ultimately have the biggest impact in ensuring...

17 best data science bootcamps for boosting your career

Data scientist is the best job in America, according to a survey on Glassdoor, and it consistently makes the top of the list year after year....

Reality check: the complexities of mapping the world in 2018

as a critical component of purchasing precise and relevant third-party data. Across the thousands of data sets I’ve examined over my career, many have contained...

Effective artificial intelligence requires a healthy diet of data

In the current technology landscape, nothing elicits quite as much curiosity and excitement as artificial intelligence (AI). And we are only beginning to see the...

Automotive

Xenomatix Honoured With Clepa Innovation Award
By Filip Geuens, XenomatiX’s CEO

By Filip Geuens, XenomatiX’s CEO Xenomatix Honoured With Clepa Innovation Award June 17, 2019 – XenomatiX, a true solid state lidar technology provider is awarded the 2019...

LeddarTech’s Mobility Leadership Series takes the stage at Automotive Tech.AD in Berlin and Sensor Solutions 2019 International Conference in Brussels

QUEBEC CITY, February 26, 2019 — LeddarTech, an industry leader providing the most versatile and scalable auto and mobility LiDAR platform, announces its participation at two European industry...

Nuance Announces Plan to Spin Off Its Automotive Segment

Nuance Announces Plan to Spin Off Its Automotive Segment to Shareholders as a Separate Public Company BURLINGTON, Mass., November 19, 2018 – Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:...

HARMAN Honored for Connected Car Innovation in 2019

January 04, 2019 Connected Car North America Telematics & Cybersecurity User Experience & Design STAMFORD, CT, Jan. 4, 2019 – HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co.,...

Rightware and HERE reimagine the digital automotive user experience

Rightware and HERE Technologies announce the availability of Kanzi Maps, the new map renderer from Rightware, with fresh mapping data from HERE for evaluation and development by...

Osram Shows New Smart Automotive Technologies at CES

01/04/2017 | General Interest Press Trade Press Olaf Berlien, CEO: “We double the high-beam range for enhanced road safety” Stefan Kampmann, CTO: “We provide virtual eyes for...

Construction

More fire doors exposed as inadequate

A mass programme of replacing fire doors in public housing is set to begin after the discovery of a widespread industry failure to meet standards...

Cost doubts put Ipswich bridges in jeopardy

The leader of Suffolk County Council has commissioned engineers from Jacobs to review the construction costs of its planned Upper Orwell Crossings in Ipswich.  ...

Auditor gives Queensferry Crossing clean bill of health

Transport Scotland's management of the Forth Replacement Crossing project delivered value for money but a clearer plan is needed to measure its wider benefits, says...

DEWA reveals $3bn programme to add 91 electricity stations and substations

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has committed to a huge building programme which will greatly increase its electricity capacity. Costing around $3bn in...

Meydan Group begins work on Phase 3 of MBR City District One

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City (MBR), District one, has announced that construction has begun on Phase 3 of its 418sqm master-plan development. The mixed-use...

Foxconn awards 35+ contracts for $10bn ‘megafactory’

Foxconn has awarded contracts to 37 companies to help construct its the Multipurpose Building at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park campus in Mount...

Data Analytics

Teradata Accelerates Sasol’s Digitization Journey with Cloud-Based Analytics Architecture

Company wins prestigious Opti Award for innovative enterprise-ready analytical ecosystem Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the leading cloud-based data and analytics company, today announced that Sasol, a major international...

Live Data Management Platform Rapidly Aggregates and Unifies Varied Data Sources, Offers Tableau Server, Online, and Now Desktop Users Self-Service Analytics and Enables Real-Time Data Visualizations

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and AUSTIN, Texas – November 8, 2016 – Treasure Data, a leading cloud platform to make all data connected, current, and easily accessible, today...

Flytxt launches Robo-X, the Artificial Intelligence companion for marketers

AI decisions throughout customer engagement cycle – from planning and execution to measurement and optimization Dubai: Flytxt today announced the launch of Robo-X, a first-of-its-kind Artificial...

Accelerite Shareinsights 2.0 Unifies Stack For True End-To-End Self-Service Big Data Analytics

New platform requires no changes to Hadoop and leverages existing Spark deployments to enable rapid analysis and visualization of terabytes of data with ease SANTA...

Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery It’s All About Getting Your Basics Right

Most companies commonly claim that they regularly keep track of their disaster recovery plan and are always in with a consistent effort of even upgrading...

Significance of Backup and Disaster Recovery

The business world is getting difficult day by day due to the rapid increase of demands and competition. In this dog eat dog environment, the...

How Does Virtualisation Impact IT Disaster Recovery Services?

The wise deployment of shared infrastructure can substantially reduce expensive hardware spend, creating a bottom line that all Boards are happy to see. The term...

Data Centers – The Role of Inverters in Disaster Recovery

The discipline of disaster recovery applies to many situations, from storm-ravaged coastlines to a power outage in a facility that simply can tolerate the event...

Enterprise Resource Planning

ERP Boost Confidence in Business Management System

ERP, a Enterprise Resource Planning system have confidence in creating interior and external management of data over the whole company to encourage organized deals, generation,...

ERP Software and Its Advantages for Organizing Different Industries

ERP software works best in coordinating the workplace work and sparing all the imperative information. ERP software can be utilized for various ventures. These are...

The Growing Market of Online ERP Software System

ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning, and allows management, storage and interpretation of data. Perfect for maintaining bulk data, cloud manufacturing alleviate business entities to...

6 Ways Cloud Erp Is Revolutionizing How Services Deliver Results

Cloud ERP is the fastest growing sector of the global ERP market with services-based businesses driving the majority of new revenue growth.Legacy Services ERP providers...

Gamification

Gamification in Relation to User Engagement

 Gamification is the use of game thinking and game mechanics in a non-game context in order to engage users and solve problems. Gamification is used...

Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Have you ever been gamified? My guess is that it's happened on many occasions without you ever even knowing it. Allow me to prove my...

Gamification of Education

Isn't there an old adage that says 'All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy'? It looks like today's education sector has finally...

Gamification at Your Workplace

The latest gaming mechanics are those being applied to workplace environments across the globe. This process is commonly known as gamification. Although gamification is a...

IOT

IoT Projects Expected to Deliver Payback in Less Than Three Years, Says New Fujitsu Survey

News facts: Over half of business and IT leaders now expect return on investment for IoT projects within three years Enterprises deploying IoT for a...

Telit Introduces OneEdge and Shortens Path to IoT Monetization

Telit Introduces OneEdge and Shortens Path to IoT Monetization Telit OneEdge is a next generation software suite for IoT modules enabling a seamless transition to...

BlackBerry Empowers the Electronics Industry to Build IoT Devices Consumers Can Trust

CES 2019 – LAS VEGAS – January 7, 2019 – BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) today announced it is scaling its BlackBerry Secure technology and licensing...

Accelerite Concert Iot Orchestrator Now Available On Aws Marketplace

Orchestrator’s drag & drop visual programming tool allows both coders and non-coders to quickly build 
innovative IoT services on AWS AWS Summit Chicago 2017– July...

Mobility

How Technology is Impacting Global Mobility?

The workforce of today and tomorrow is very different from what enterprises were used to managing over the past years. This is because the very...

New mobility technology changes the route to profitable growth

The sources of profitability will change dramatically over the next decade and beyond. Preparation for the new market landscape must begin now. A dramatic shift...

5 key benefits of cloud mobility

Telecom providers are reporting record sales for smartphones and tablets. AT&T added almost 500,000 mobile devices in the last quarter (excluding connected device).  With such compelling devices bought...

How technology can support talent mobility?

Technology in talent mobility can help drive employee agendas like career growth and favourable employee experience, as well as organizational objectives like cost savings and...

Mobility services evolve alongside new technologies

The concept of mobility in future is heavily influenced by these technology trends as well as by other social trends. For Example, last mile connectivity...

Major Trends in Mobility Technology Research

The panel identified eight major trends in mobility technology research 1. Assistive technologies are being designed to integrate more closely with the user, decreasing user...

Networking

Routing Protocols in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks

Mobile Ad-hoc Networks An ad-hoc network is a collection of wireless mobile hosts forming a temporary network without the aid of any stand-alone infrastructure or...

Introduction To IP Addressing And Networking

NETWORKING BASICS A network can be defined as the interconnection of autonomous computers linked together to facilitate communication while networking is the simple concept of...

Tips to Secure Your Small Business Network

Maintaining a secure small business or home network isn't easy, and even for an old hand in IT, it still takes time and energy to...

Importance of Social Networks for Businesses

Introduction:  Companies after ever increasing the speed of utilization of internet and social networks by individuals decided to use social networks to become more and...

Network Loop Prevention with the Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)

Overview The Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) prevents loops from forming in a switched network, but it does this task inefficiently by comparison with the processing...

The Art of Network Architecture: Applying Modularity

What Is Hierarchical Design? Hierarchical designs consist of three network layers: the core, the distribution, and the access, with narrowly defined purposes within each layer...