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July 24,2017 02:20
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GETTING THERE: Technology can be friend or foe

“We mustn’t be caught by surprise by our own advancing technology. This has happened again and again in history—technology has advanced and this changes social conditions and suddenly people have
July 23,2017 09:00
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Indeed expansion signals rise of technology jobs in southwestern Connecticut

Many see the company’s expansion as proof the area is developing into a top destination for technology talent and that Indeed’s plans speak not only to its own success but the potential for other firms in the field. “Any time a large tech company is expanding their operations and increasing staff, it’s a positive for the state,” said Matt McCooe, CEO of Connecticut Innovations, a state-...
July 19,2017 11:20
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Many BART trains equipped with cameras with '70s technology

All of BART’s rail cars may be outfitted with working cameras, but more than 100 of them feature technology that was current in the 1970s — including some still using the Betamax format, The Chronicle has learned. A video security expert said the older cameras, which record using the VHS and Beta formats, are not only outdated but also produce poor-quality video. News of the old cameras came...
July 19,2017 11:20
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Local police forces get new technology

Jackson County, Ore.- The Jackson County Sheriff's office along with Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement Task Force (MADGE), just got a new gadget. It's called the Faro Scanner, it's a machine that recreates crashes and crime scenes in 3-d technology. T
July 19,2017 01:20
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Full Show: Bloomberg Technology (07/18)

Guests include: Former NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander, Instagram COO Marne Levine, Priceline CEO Glenn Fogel and former U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. (Source: Bloomberg)
July 19,2017 01:20
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How technology helps an F1 team stay connected

The recent British Grand Prix may not have been Red Bull Racing’s most successful race, with Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo failing to make the podium, but the the team has built up a number of innovative technology partnerships in recent years.
July 18,2017 21:00
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New technology for producing porous aluminum

A new technology of producing an unsinkable aluminum alloy was developed at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU). Porosity is produced by the addition of foaming gas into liquid ...
July 18,2017 21:00
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Customer Data Meets AI

A new day is dawning for the customer experience, driven by the application of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automated technologies to CRM data. The potential exists to transform the customer’s experience by providing service in a more predictive and intuitive way than ever before.
July 17,2017 19:00
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How Technology Can Solve Workplace Challenges

Technology has long been helping people—particularly women—in their quest to balance work and family responsibilities. The ability to work from home, tele- and video-conference into work meetings, has created new work paradigms; the internet has created new ways for part-time workers and entrepreneurs to make money from their homes. Here’s another way that technology can help improve work...
July 17,2017 05:00
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Technology and Metrics Underused in Recognition Programs

Using analytics and online platforms to administer employee recognition programs would seem natural in today's digital era, but program vendors say many employers aren't taking advantage of tech solutions to make their rewards programs more effective.
July 16,2017 05:40
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Next-Gen MES Technology

A recent ARC/Automation World survey shows that—whether implemented in the cloud or more traditionally—manufacturing execution systems continue to...
July 16,2017 05:40
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Technology giant plans mosquito invasion

Reared by machines, the male mosquitoes are infected with a bacteria that, while harmless to humans, creates nonhatching dead eggs when they mate with wild females — hopefully cutting the mosquito population and the transmission of the diseases they carry. After becoming a standalone Alphabet division in 2015, Verily has grown rapidly, taking on numerous health technology projects, partnering w...
July 15,2017 19:00
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Car technology gets a big upgrade thanks to FCC

Federal regulators have approved a big swath of new airwaves for vehicle radar devices, opening the door to cheaper, more precise sensors that may accelerate the arrival of high-tech, next-generation cars.
July 15,2017 14:00
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Brentwood approves 5-year technology plan

Brentwood school officials have ratified a five-year technology plan that follows the district's mission to establish and develop lifelong digital learners. The plan started July ...
July 13,2017 10:00
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3 reasons to upgrade your technology

Technology is a funny thing. You get the latest iPhone, drive home with it, and by the time it’s activated they’re already announcing the next one. In the office however, things seem to move a little bit slower. While it’s occasionally okay to be a step behind other industries, outdated technology can definitely affect your […]