Jay Nathwani

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First Smart Cities… and now Smart Islands | The Network | The Network

Visitors and citizens in Spain’s two main island groups are to get a taste of networked living with a EURO€30 million (US$32 million) government scheme.<p>Ten of 11 major islands in the Balearic and Canary archipelagos have submitted bids for a ‘smart island’ initiative scheduled to run up until 2019. …

Cisco Systems

Smart windows are the next frontier for connected homes

Window to the future<p>Architecture's most iconic design element is getting an upgrade<p>By Stephanie Walden<p>Promoted by<p>Window to the future<p>Architecture's …

The 10 edgiest innovation ideas of 2016

By Dominic Basulto<p>Dominic Basulto<p>Bio Follow<p>At the end of every year, Edge reaches out to the smartest people on the planet and asks them a single question in an attempt to find the ideas and concepts that are changing the world of science. This year’s two-part question was: “What do you consider …

Blockchain

Intel and Oakley present sports glasses that coach you

'Radar Pace' will offer a voice-activated real-time coaching system.<p>Last year, Intel purchased Recon Instruments, the makers of a pair of smart glasses designed for runners and cyclists. At the same time that the deal was going down, however, the firm was also signing on with Oakley to produce a …

This device can wirelessly charge your phone from 30 feet away

Previous Next<p>1 of 7<p>I’ve seen the future of charging at Ossia’s incredibly popular booth at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and it’s the …

Wireless Charging

Kroger is building the grocery store of the future

For example, few customers probably are aware that every time they walk into a Kroger, an infrared camera notes their arrival.<p>In 2012, Kroger rolled out QueVision, a technology platform that uses sensors and predictive analytics to feed managers real-time data — the first and currently only system …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey has been officially named as the company's permanent CEO.</b> He had been been working as the interim CEO since the departure of Dick Costolo.<p><b>2. Apple has acquired artificial intelligence company Perceptio.</b> That's Apple's second AI deal in four days.<p><b>3. Google has</b> …

The Natural Evolution of Prosthetic Technology

With the next installment of the hit video game franchise Deus Ex releasing in early 2016, I believe it is an opportune time to talk about …

What the UK could learn about the Internet of Things from India's smart cities

The term smart city has been thrown around for a while now. Many still view it as a futuristic concept that won’t see light of day in our lifetime. …

US biotech to apply artificial intelligence to UK genome study

Berg, a private company that uses artificial intelligence to discover new drugs and diagnostics, will help England's national genomics project mine DNA and health data from thousands of British citizens for potential drug targets.<p>Berg, based in Boston, was co-founded in 2006 by Silicon Valley real …

Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?” The short answer that I give is …

The future shape of luxury yachts

Luxury yachts are becoming bigger and more sophisticated. BBC Future looks at some of the most intriguing new designs.

3D Touch Is Apple’s New Secret Weapon

I’m here to praise Apple again. Sorry. I have to do it. It’s not in my contract nor am I paid to do it – imagine if we were! We’d be rich! – but after manhandling the iPhone 6S Plus it’s abundantly clear that Apple has discovered another breakthrough. And they are surprisingly nonchalant about …

New technology for elite athletes that leaves GPS behind

When it comes to recording accurate performance data for elite athletes, GPS technology can’t keep up, a Griffith researcher claims.<p>Instead SABEL …

The Internet of Food – Improving Lives

A sense of great pride came over me as I entered the Expo in Milan­ to attend the Cisco Internet of Food international press event. This event is where Cisco brings food and digital technologies together in a world of apps, services and technologies that are changing the way food is produced, …

Why the Entire Business World Is About to Change

More technological change is coming in the near future.<p>When computers, smartphones and other more efficient ways of doing business came along in the past, we all adapted--albeit some more readily than others.<p>Well, get ready for more technological change. Actually, <i>change</i> isn't the best word for it. …

IT Technology Evolution Over the Next 10 Years

For the last few years, IT has become good at deploying cloud infrastructures. We are successfully standing up clouds on premises, off premises and …

Understanding The Future Of Mobility

We recently had the opportunity to participate in two important conferences focused on the future: one on the on-demand economy (<i>On Demand Economy 2015</i>) and the other on mobile communications (<i>Rutberg Future Mobile 2015</i>).<p>While each conference covered a range of fascinating topics, if taken …

Cities As Platforms

Take a look at the last decade’s fastest-growing companies. You’ll notice they have one thing in common: They’re all platforms.<p>YouTube was not the first video-hosting site, but it was the first to disrupt the stagnating online broadcasting model, creating a platform with digital engagement at its …

Uber is the most valuable startup in the world

Uber is now the most valuable startup in the world.<p>CNNMoney has confirmed that the company has closed a new round of funding of nearly $1 billion.<p>According to PrivCo, a data provider on privately-held companies, this values the firm at close to $51 billion. That means it surpasses Chinese …

Venture Capital

Digital Transformation in Transportation

Learn more about the Internet of Everything and Digital Transformation: http://www.cisco.com/c/r/en/us/internet-of-everything-ioe/tomorrow-starts-here/index.html

Exploring the Benefits of Wearable Technology

What do you reckon will happen to the Internet of Things ten years from now?<p>If you think about billions of devices or more wearable tech, around 83 percent of experts believe that the Internet of things will have beneficial effects on the everyday lives of the public by 2025. By that we expect more …

Google Glass is back! But now it's for businesses?

Head-mounted wearable computer is returning to the market, but this time aimed squarely at business users rather than consumers<p>Google has quietly resurrected its wearable computer, Glass, as an enterprise-focused device aimed at industries such as healthcare, manufacturing and energy.<p>The …

This FinTech startup says it will take $13 trillion away from Wall Street

FinTech companies are using the power of the internet to disrupt the financial industry. By cutting out the middle man (i.e., banks) and lowering costs, they're able to make financial services far more efficient and consumer friendly.<p>Fundrise, a DC-based startup, may be building the biggest …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Stripe has taken a new round of funding led by Visa that values the payments startup at $5 billion.</b> Visa's investment comes as a partnership, with the two companies sharing expertise.<p><b>2. Google just gutted Google+, its struggling social network.</b> A Google+ account will no longer be needed to use …

Why Cisco, Why Solar, Why Now

In the past year, Cisco has significantly ramped up its use of renewable energy with a focus on solar. We’ve been sharing these activities in press releases, blog posts, videos and our annual CSR report, but we haven’t talked about why – and these reasons are deeper than just a commitment to the …

Renewable Energy

California Drought Spurs Technology on the Farm

Growers are quicker to invest in water-saving products, once a hard sell<p>It has been two decades since Willie Hartman started making farm equipment that helps growers conserve water, but sales didn’t take off until the past four years. Credit goes, in part, to California’s worst drought in at least …

Water

Five thoughts to help make sense of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is no different from many other concepts in computing that attract a lot of hype in the early days. Everyone has heard of it …

Internet of Things

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