Emerging Technology

10 Emerging Technologies to Watch

What if drinking water could be drawn from desert air easily, without requiring enormous amounts of electricity from a grid? What if a doctor could …

Innovation

Turning Air into Water and CO2 into Fuel among Emerging Technologies of 2017

The technologies were selected by the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network and Global Future Councils in collaboration with Scientific American and …

World Economic Forum

Self-driving car owners could become the traffic elite through Hyperlanes

While autonomous vehicles may have their own premium lane in the future, the rest of us could be stuck in gridlock.<p>A proposed lane for self-driving …

Transportation

Early adopters of new technology in the financial services sector are more successful than their peers, study reveals

Financial services firms which pave the way in adopting new technologies are outperforming their peers, according to a new study from fintech …

FinTech

Is Universal Basic Income a Solution to Tech Unemployment?

This spring, the Canadian province of Ontario announced that about 4,000 of its citizens will receive money as part of their “no strings attached” …

Basic Income

Push on with the 'great unwinding', BIS tells central banks

| LONDON<p>Major central banks should press ahead with interest rate increases, the Bank for International Settlements said on Sunday, while recognising that some turbulence in financial markets will have to be negotiated along the way.<p>The BIS, an umbrella body for leading central banks, said in one …

News (U.S.)

6 Things Quantum Computers Will Be Incredibly Useful For

Computers don’t exist in a vacuum. They serve to solve problems, and the type of problems they can solve are influenced by their hardware. Graphics …

Quantum Mechanics

New Virtual World Sansar Is Ready to Pick Up Where Second Life Left Off

<i>On its 14th birthday, a reflection on Linden Lab’s groundbreaking Second Life, and how their next project Sansar hopes to go even further.</i>In May …

Augmented Reality

Designing Impact for the Far Future

<i>This article was contributed by the Stiftung für Effektiven Altruismus and originally appeared here.</i><p>Most charities focus their work on helping …

Intelligence

Intel Announces Deal to Bring Virtual Reality Tech to the Olympics

Computing giant Intel has announced a multi-year deal, stretching through the 2024 Olympic games, with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to …

Virtual Reality

This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through June 24)

<b>SPACE</b><p><b>NASA Finds Evidence of 10 New Earth-Sized Planets in Our Corner of the Galaxy</b> <i><br>Sean O’Kane | The Verge</i> <br>“A total of 2,335 of those have been …

Whole Foods

Stem Cell Treatment Is Turning Out To Be A Promising Therapy For Arthritis

(Photo: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)<p><i>Can stem cell treatments cure arthritis? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a</b> …

Biotechnology

Nissan teases an image of 2018 Leaf's self-driving technology

We've known since the Consumer Electronics Show back in January that the 2018 Leaf will get semi-autonomous technology. Now Nissan has provided a look - a glimpse, anyway - at the Leaf ProPilot Assist system. In the image released by Nissan, above, we see the driver's display - and a button on the …

Transportation

360° Technological change

The way we communicate, produce, and relate to technology is evolving quickly. <br>Tell me something I don’t know, you’ll say.<p>That’s where Benedict …

Innovation

Ray Kurzweil: Here’s What Will Happen When We Connect Our Brains to the Cloud

Ray Kurzweil is an inventor, thinker, and futurist famous for forecasting the pace of technology and predicting the world of tomorrow. In this video, …

Singularity

What is the most powerful supercomputer in Ireland?

Investment in high-performance computers (HPCs) in Ireland is continuing apace, with two new machines in recent months storming into the worldwide …

Supercomputers

Demand For IoT Talent Surges 300 In Last 3 Years Survey

With exponential uptick in adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning related activities in the country, the demand for IoT talent has …

Internet of Things

Trump looks to drone makers, wireless companies to ‘upscale’ labor force

The White House hosted a group of tech leaders from top drone and wireless communications companies Thursday, as it focuses on emerging technology as a way to promote U.S. job creation and economic growth.<p>President Trump <b></b>hopes to encourage entrepreneurship and the creation of new American jobs by …

Drones

Trump vows to cut 'job-killing' regulations on tech industry

President Trump on Thursday vowed to cut back on "job-killing" regulations on the tech industry in a meeting with business executives.Trump met with …

Drones

Driverless cars speed onto political agenda

Washington is racing to keep up with the rapid development of self-driving cars.Lawmakers in the House and Senate are crafting a package of …

Transportation

Trump meets wireless, drone executives on new technologies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump offered support for emerging technologies including unmanned aerial vehicles and next-generation wireless networks in a meeting on Thursday with the chiefs of AT&T Inc and General Electric Co and other business leaders.<p>The White House brought …

Donald Trump

Tech push for building sector

June 22, 2017 5:00 AM<br>The construction sector here needs a breakthrough in adopting new technologies - but it also needs a significant shift in …

Singapore

Consumers Remain in the Dark About Potential Risks of New GMO Techniques

Life is a series of risk-benefit analyses. With every decision—from trying a new toothpaste to choosing a career—we decide if the benefits are worth …

Genetics

HËXĖ Introduce Themselves With 'Words'

<b>HËXĖ</b> are new name, but theirs is a thrilling sound.<p>New signings to the Olympia Records talent pool, the duo - vocalist/songwriter Lex Stowe and …

Pop Music

New recycling method could prevent tons of waste

A plant near Huntington in Cambridgeshire has begun commercial operations to recycle plastic aluminium laminate, which is increasingly used by …

Recycling

China topples Indian smartphone makers with strategic innovation and marketing

Indian smartphone maker's slow innovation has become China's gain as their mobile phone manufacturers saw 3.4x growth in market share to 51% in Q1 …

India

This Tech Could Charge Electric Cars While They Drive

The global auto industry is worth $2 trillion, but electric and hybrid cars currently make up less than one percent of that figure. However, experts …

Electric Vehicles

The future(s) of mobility: How cities can benefit

Autonomous vehicles, electric powertrains, vehicle sharing, and other advances are transforming urban mobility. Planning ahead can help cities …

Cities

Rise of fintech has Irish financial firms worried

Three out of four Irish financial services companies believe their business is at risk because of the burgeoning fintech industry, a new report has …

FinTech

Is There a Multidimensional Mathematical World Hidden in the Brain’s Computation?

Two thousand years ago, the ancient Greeks looked into the night sky and saw geometric shapes emerge among the stars: a hunter, a lion, a water …

Neuroscience