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16 tech trends that are set to be huge in 2016 - London Business News

We asked businesspeople what the biggest tech trends of 2016 will be<p><b>1. Guessing what you’re going to buy before you do</b><p>“Predicting the future is no …

Mobile Devices

24 great books on startups and entrepreneurs that I must read in 2016

One of my favorite activities at the start of the year is to list out books I intend to read – and I do read some of them too eventually! For those …

Hiring a Cloud Engineer? Questions to Ask and What You Should Hear

<i>In this blog post, I provide tips for hiring an experienced cloud engineer who can help you run your startup or small business efficiently. I use the</i> …

Nvidia’s self-driving car computer is as powerful as 150 MacBook Pros

How much processing speed does one need to power a self-driving car? Nvidia thinks that 150 MacBook Pros ought to do it. And the chip company created …

Autonomous Cars

HomeKit-compatible safe gives us hope for the future

We like HomeKit; don’t get us wrong. Apple’s automation framework has taken our relationship with our lights to strange, wonderful, and not at all awkward new places. And we like the potential of saving money on energy with smart thermostats, getting smoke and carbon monoxide alarms directly on our …

CES

Lytro just unveiled an insanely sophisticated camera for virtual reality

Lytro has clear ambitions to be a leader in virtual reality. Now it has the hardware to prove it.<p>The company just took the wraps off of an entirely …

Virtual Reality

Robots Will Make Leeds the First Self-Repairing City

"The idea is to create a city that behaves almost like a living organism."<p>Researchers in Britain want to make the first "self-repairing" city by 2035. How will they do this? By creating autonomous repair robots that patrol the streets and drainage systems, making sure your car doesn't dip into a …

Yamaha built a motorcycle-driving robot, and it's already challenging a world champion

Watch out, Valentino Rossi<p>The Tokyo Motor Show, known for far-out concepts, is underway in Japan. We've already seen some pretty strange designs ourselves, but none of them are anything like what Yamaha just announced: an autonomous, motorcycle-riding humanoid robot called Motobot.<p>There's little …

130+ Java Interview Questions Answers for 2 to 7 Year Experienced Programmers

<b>Last Updated Date: 2nd March 2018</b><br>Time is changing and so is Java interviews. Gone are the days, when knowing the difference between String and …

If Your Business isn’t Agile, You Won’t Have a Future. It’s That Simple

<i>Guest post from Linda Holbeche:</i><br>The rulebooks of business are being rewritten. So rapid is the pace of new developments, and so diverse the forms of …

6 Forces That Are Changing the Entrepreneurship Game

If you're considering starting a company, you need to read this.<p>It's not your grandmother's entrepreneurial environment anymore. For today's entrepreneurs, the prospect of starting a business is fraught with new forces.<p>These new forces don't simply make the game harder to play. They've changed the …

Is Web design becoming irrelevant?

<b>2. Automated design —</b> Sites like The Grid use artificial intelligence to construct basic (and not-so-basic) UIs. But while this service can generate beautiful UI designs, it can’t determine if they’re appropriate for the users and business. UX design isn’t something a machine can learn (yet), so …

Social Media

Composable Go Services Using Libchan

With the increasing popularity of container technologies and microservices, a number of challenges have arisen around service discovery and scale. …

9 Amazing Home Automation Companies You Need to Know

Here are the top 10 home automation companies and why they are so amazing.<p>Today's home is a smart home thanks to the technology innovations of home automation companies. Whether it's front door locks and home protection, climate control, or appliances, your castle is now completely under your …

High-tech robots falling down is the funniest thing you'll see this weekend

After years of work, the highly anticipated DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals are here. Some of the world's most advanced robots are duking it out for the chance at the first place prize: $2 million. But before any of the teams can collect that prize, the robots will need to navigate an obstacle …

Nvidia says cloud computing revenue will reach $1bn in a matter of years

The chip maker says Big Data is driving demand for high-power processors.<p>Nvidia says increased demand for Big Data collection and analysis will …

Big Data

Open Source Insider: RoboVM: Java development on Apple iOS & Android

Trillian Mobile and LodgON have partnered to create mobile applications for the iOS and Android operating systems. The core technology at Trillian is …

This robot takes 120 seconds to recover from a limb amputation

The scene in <i>Terminator 2</i> where the T-1000 melts and reforms after Arnold Schwarzenegger's T-800 blasts it to pieces just got one step closer to …

Watch: MIT's Robot Cheetah Takes a Jog in the Park

MIT engineers build a big cat bot.<p>That's a biomimicking big cat bounding across the lawn at MIT. Developed by mechanical engineer Sangbae Kim and his team, the robo-cheetah can currently run 10 miles per hour and jump over objects in its way. The scientists building it say this version of the robot …

How cloud will bring robots down to Earth - Cloud computing news

May 28, 2015 | Written by: newscred<p>Categorized: Cognitive<p>Share this post:<p>Gajamohan Mohanarajah (Photo: TEDx)<p>The term “cloud robotics,” is relatively …

Google announces Brillo, an operating system for the Internet of Things

Developer preview coming in Q3<p>Google is rejoining the Internet of Things platform wars. Today at its Google I/O conference, the company announced Brillo, the "underlying operating system for the internet of things," with a developer preview coming in Q3 of this year. Brillo is "derived" from …

Watch MIT's Robot Cheetah Jump Over Obstacles

Cat-like reflexes<p>Cheetahs are known for their speed, but the robotic Cheetah 2 created by the brilliantly twisted minds at MIT's Biomimetics Robotics Lab has another skill to brag about: its jumping prowess. As shown in a new video, the Cheetah 2 robot has been "trained" to detect and jump over …

5 Steps to Effectively Leading Your Company

In the last three years, I’ve transitioned from being an auditor at a public accounting firm to a successful franchise owner of a million-dollar business. The company operates seven days a week in New York City. Running a business in the concrete jungle requires learning some fundamental lessons, …

Top 10 Easy Performance Optimisations in Java

There has been a lot of hype about the buzzword “web scale“, and people are going through lengths of reorganising their application architecture to …

From idea to efficiently scaling your business

You want to validate your key assumptions and the related hypothesis <b>cheap, fast</b> and <b>reliable</b>. Reliable means that your test results should be a good …

Product Management

Google to speed up Chrome with the next version of HTTP, not its own tech

Google is giving up on its homegrown SPDY protocol, which aimed to deliver a faster web browsing experience in Chrome than tried and true HTTP. Instead, it's adopting HTTP/2 -- an upgraded version of the protocol that's close to being standardized -- in Chrome 40 in the next few weeks. All of that …

Web applications don’t follow new rules

The last few weeks were full of lots of great articles about an old topic: <i>should things on the internet be dependent on JavaScript and should apps</i> …

“Silver” brings Apple’s Swift language to the .NET and Java worlds

Free compiler integrates into Visual Studio.<p>Fans of Apple's Swift language can now use their newly developed skills to write software for systems …

Boston Dynamics' newest robot has a dog's name but walks like a horse

Boston Dynamics, the robotics company purchased by Google in 2013, is best known for BigDog, a quadrupedal robot designed to navigate rough terrain. Now BigDog has a baby brother. Spot is a smaller Boston Dynamics creation — only 160 lbs to BigDog's 240 lbs — but it shares its sibling's four …

Robotics