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Indeed expansion signals rise of technology jobs in southwestern Connecticut

Southwestern Connecticut’s economy is programmed to grow its technology sector for years to come, according to industry experts. Job-search giant Indeed’s recent announcement that it would increase its Stamford contingent by some 500 people in the coming years represents a milestone for the local economy. Many see the company’s expansion as proof the area is developing into a top destination ... Read More »

More than technology

Find Prospect’s full report, “The Future of Energy” here Shell Technology Ventures’s Managing Director explains what he looks for from a start-up pitch, why a great management team trumps great technology and how a worthwhile investment is a mixture of altruism and commercial curiosity.   Jon Bernstein (JB): What are the objectives of Shell Technology Ventures? Geert van de Wouw ... Read More »

Search launched for new technology to protect crowds from terrorists

It is hoped the scheme will help identify terrorists in crowds Jeremy Selwyn A scheme has been launched to find new technology to identify terrorists among crowds of people and protect them from possible bomb or gun attacks. After a flurry of attacks launched in locations where large numbers of people were present, up to £2m is to be made available ... Read More »

CopyCat Malware Affected Over 14 Million Android Devices: Check Point

HIGHLIGHTS CopyCat malware campaign stole ad revenues by installing fraud apps It first infected the Android devices and then tried to root them Google had quelled the CopyCat campaign and lowered the threat The cyber threats have increasingly grown with time on multitude of platforms such as Android, Linux, and Windows to name a few. Researchers have now found that ... Read More »

What to watch in markets this week: Tech stocks, the jobs report and more

Sylvain Thomas | AFP | Getty Images The first half of the year has flown by and stocks certainly have a lot to show for it. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average notched their biggest first-half gains since 2013. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite, meanwhile, left them in the dust, surging 14.2 percent to post its best start to a year since 2009. ... Read More »

Monopolies, Arbitrary Prices, and Non-Existent Service: Who’s Going to Fix India’s Broadband Market?

HIGHLIGHTS Apart from a few areas of big cities, wired broadband is pretty limited In many areas, you’ll only have a single provider you can utilise Lack of competition leads to arbitrary pricing and poor service quality In India, there are barely a handful of companies that can claim to offer broadband services across the country. In the big cities, ... Read More »

Technology, disruption and the evolution of managers

With the changes in technology, the nature of business and management is changing rapidly. Several functions are getting automated and hence the need for people is declining. At the same time thanks to digitalization, more and more activities are getting recorded and tracked and huge amounts of data are getting generated. In some industries, existing business models are getting disrupted ... Read More »

Moto Z2 Play Leaked in Images Showing Moto Mods, Camera Bump, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Moto Z2 Play is the successor to the Moto Z Play Much like its predecessor, the Moto Z2 Play will support Moto Mods The phone will support old Moto Mods Lenovo certainly appears to have a bunch of phones lined up for launch under its Moto brand, including the Moto E4 and Moto G5S among others. The company is ... Read More »

Silicon Valley’s harassment problem

In March, Twitter announced a partnership with IBM’s Watson to combat one of its most vexing and longest-simmering problems: harassment. Twitter has been the scene of some of the highest-profile and most egregious recent acts of online harassment, from Gamergate to Leslie Jones to the so-called troll storms of the alt-right. While ending this problem, or at least mitigating it, ... Read More »

This Technology Could Help Us Build Huge Structures in Space

An artist’s concept of Made In Space’s Archinaut spacecraft 3D-printing and assembling satellite reflectors in space. Archinauts 3D-Printing Satellite Reflectors The nascent off-Earth manufacturing industry is getting set to take its next big steps. Made In Space, the California-based company that owns and operates the commercial 3-D printer aboard the International Space Station (ISS), is developing new technology, called Archinaut, ... Read More »