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April 24,2017 06:40
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TCL's Li Urges Trump to Allow His U.S. Technology Acquisitions

TCL Corp. Chairman Li Dongsheng said the Chinese electronics giant is in the final stages of making an investment in a U.S. technology company that would be worth as much as $300 million and urged President Donald Trump’s administration to allow him to seal the deal.
April 23,2017 05:20
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Blockchain: A Technology Whose Time Has Come

Teeka Tiwari shows reveals that the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of England and the Bank of Canada have all announced plans to examine the pros and cons of digital currencies. The possibilities are vast when it comes to this up-and-coming technology. Read on...
April 21,2017 03:40
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Boulder announces technology speaker series

Boulder announced on Wednesday that it has launched a speaker series that will focus on how new technology is already affecting how people live how technology is at the heart of the city's work on resilience, broadband, infrastructure, climate, energy and transportation
April 21,2017 00:40
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Students prepare for 39th annual engineering, technology contests

The 39th annual Delaware Technology Student Association State Conference is planned for April 26-27 at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington, with more than 960 students, advisers and judges representing 37 high schools and middle schools statewide in more than 65 contests. Medalists will represent Delaware at the National TSA Conference in Orlando, Florida. Contests to be held will includ...
April 19,2017 21:20
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Silicon Valley's elite have a new buzzword technology to dangle over our heads

One day we won't need technology, because we'll be the technology. At least that's the promise of tech leaders like Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and Regina Dugan, who have all expressed interest (and Musk even started a company) around the idea of merging our brains with computers. At Facebook's F8 developer conference, Zuckerberg said this will...
April 12,2017 14:00
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Arecont Vision® Technology Partner Program Welcomes AMAG

Arecont Vision®, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, has announced that AMAG Technology, a leading access control, IP video, identity management, visitor management and intrusion detection solution provider, has joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program.
April 10,2017 08:00
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Medication errors in hospitals don't disappear with new technology

Post-Gazette.com - In the first six months of 2016, Pennsylvania hospitals reported 889 medication errors or close calls that were attributed, at least in part, to electronic health records and other technology used to monitor and record patients’ treatment. A majority of the errors pertained to dosages — either missed dosages or an administration of the wrong dose. Of the 889 errors...
April 09,2017 16:20
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Books: Our age of addictive technology

Thirty years ago, we accepted secondhand smoke, sugary sodas for kids and tanning salons as simple facts of life.What will we think is crazy 30 years from now? That we lived without enough sleep? Treated animals so badly?If psychologist and marketing professor Adam Alter is right, another answer may be our use of addictive technologies.In his new book, Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive...
April 08,2017 15:40
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Can technology transform the oil and gas industry again?

A new cadre of services companies, trying to sell the energy industry on the promise of a more efficient digital age, is fighting to get smart technology onto pipes, tanks, platforms and drills, in some cases deeply discounting prices to gain market share. The wireless sensors themselves were more expensive than hard-wired versions, said Sherri Law, an electrical engineer in charge of the install...
April 07,2017 15:00
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How Space Age Technology Keeps Us Healthy, Save—and Having Fun

Authors Anna Leahy and Douglas R. Dechow fell in love at the National Air and Space Museum. In Generation Space: A Love Story (Stillhouse Press), they reflect on growing up during the glory days of the space program and speculate about the future of astral travel. Read on for an excerpt from the book, where the authors look at [...]
April 07,2017 10:20
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The Four Flavors of Automated License Plate Reader Technology ...

Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) may be the most common mass surveillance technology in use by local law enforcement around the country—but they're not always used in the same way. Typically, ALPR systems are comprised of high-speed cameras connected to computers that photograph every license plate that passes.
April 07,2017 04:20
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CCSD earns Top 10 designation for technology

For the 12th time in Cherokee County School District’s history, the district has been named among the nation’s “Top 10” of large school systems effectively using technology in education.
April 07,2017 00:40
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The Four Flavors of Automated License Plate Reader Technology

Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) may be the most common mass surveillance technology in use by local law enforcement around the country—but they're not always used in the same way. Typically, ALPR systems are comprised of high-speed cameras connected to computers that photograph every license plate that passes.
April 06,2017 19:00
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DXC Technology

A chipmaker and a telecom player bore the brunt of undesirable ratings from Wall Street on Thursday, while a couple of tech firms got positive signals.
April 06,2017 19:00
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Without a 'world government' technology will destroy us, says Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking has warned that technology needs to be controlled in order to prevent it from destroying the human race. The world-renowned physicist, who has spoken out about the dangers of artificial intelligence in the past, believes we need to establish a way of identifying threats quickly, before they have a chance to escalate.
April 06,2017 12:40
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Energy agency's technology is in a time warp

All this information is trapped in a patchwork system that includes everything from a mainframe computer to cloud computing, the internet-based system in which data is stored and software shared from remote servers. Regulators asked lawmakers for more than $9 million to improve its information technology - a silver of $44.9 million supplemental request aimed that increasing overall staffing, rais...
April 06,2017 12:40
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Big miners have trouble joining technology revolution

Mining companies chasing the kind of technological breakthroughs made long ago in the manufacture of cars and mobile phones have unveiled eye-catching innovations ranging from vast drills and remote-controlled trucks to second-by-second data analysis.