March 27, 17
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Technology Gives Social Work a Much-Needed Boost

It’s a well-known fact that social work can be a thankless job. Trying to make a difference in the world is a path met with the most resistance. Getting people to open up their wallets, whether through tax increases for government funding or donations for nonprofit organizations, can be harder than engineering the next greatest iWhatever. But technology is working ... Read More »

The Best Sources for Vacuum Technology Information

There are many different industries that utilize vacuum technology. This is essential to their ability to complete many of their daily tasks. Do you own or operate a company that depends on vacuum technology? If this is the case, it would be in your best interests to keep yourself apprised of the latest developments in this industry that is constantly ... Read More »

Fitbit leads smart wearable segment, Apple tumbles to number four: IDC

The smartwatch market has taken a dive in Q3 2016 with Apple Watch seeing a drop in shipments, according to numbers from research firm International Data Corporation (IDC). Even as smartwatches suffered, wearables grew 3.1 per cent year over year in the quarter with players like Fitbit, Xiaomi and Garmin dominating the chart. IDC estimates over 23 million wearables were shipped in ... Read More »

Pebble now part of Fitbit: What it means for those who own the watch

Pebble, the kickstarter project that made smartwatches a buzzword, is no longer an independent entity. The company has been acquired by Fitbit, which is the world’s leading fitness band player. Pebble confirmed the same in an announcement on its Kickstarter page and on their official website. Pebble has confirmed that as of December 7, 2016 they will no longer be ... Read More »

Moto Z ‘Likely’ to Receive Tango Functionality via Moto Mod, Says Lenovo SVP

Lenovo’s Phab 2 Pro smartphone may be one of the first smartphones to be Tango-ready right out-of-the-box. The company however has plans to roll out the Tango augmented reality functionality to the Moto Z (Review) as well. At an event in Chicago, Aymar de Lencquesaing, Chairman and President – Motorola, and SVP, Lenovo Mobile Business, has confirmed that the Moto ... Read More »

Periodic Table Expands With Elements Named After Japan, Moscow, Tennessee

The periodic table got larger Wednesday after four new elements were officially named and added to the chart, including ‘nihonium’ – the first ever to be discovered by Japanese scientists. The new name for element 113, a highly radioactive element with an extremely short half-life, comes from Japan’s name in Japanese – ‘nihon’, literally ‘the land of the rising sun’. ... Read More »

HPE, NXP Win First Stop Slavery Award After Workforce Scrutiny

Two multi-national tech companies previously questioned over labour and workforce conditions have won a new global award for turning the spotlight onto their own supply chains to eradicate modern day slavery from their operations. The inaugural Thomson Reuters Foundation Stop Slavery Award was conferred on US technology company Hewlett Packard Enterprise and NXP Semiconductors, the world’s largest chip supplier to ... Read More »