IIT Researchers Claim Breakthrough in Memory Device Technology

Researchers at IIT Roorkee Tuesday claimed to have made a breakthrough in memory device technology which, they said, usher in a new technological revolution. A team of researchers from the Department of Physics and Centre for Nanotechnology has developed a high-density, energy-efficient and four-logic state memory device named Magnetoelectric Random […]

Survey Shows Need for ‘Better Arming’ Store Associates With Technology

Retailers looking to improve the in-store shopping experience might want to consider making more investments in technologies for their sales associates, according to the 10th annual Global Shopper Study from Zebra Technologies Corp. The survey, which analyzes shopper satisfaction and retail technology trends, showed that “44 percent of surveyed shoppers are still not […]

How to grow cannabis? With modern science and technology

In Canada and around the world, legal cannabis producers face many challenges: varying government regulations, high security requirements and a lack of reliable information on how to grow their crops. Growing cannabis has been illegal for so many years that scientific research on how to best produce this crop is limited. Much […]

Mortgage technology provider Blend raised another $100 million led by Greylock

San Francisco-based Blend is simplifying the process of mortgage applications for both borrowers and lenders, but is looking to expand into other lending products. To do that the company has raised $100 million in new funding led by Greylock, with participation from a bunch of existing investors. Founded in 2012 by a group of […]

Delphi partners with Innoviz for self-driving technology

Delphi Automotive Plc said on Friday it has partnered with laser-based sensor maker Innoviz Technologies to improve vehicle safety for self-driving cars, after making a minority investment in the Israel-based company. Innoviz’s LiDAR technology allows self-driving cars to identify objects at far distances, allowing them to travel at high speeds […]

Women in technology

My first boss in a technology company was a woman. In fact, my first three bosses were female. One resigned the day I joined; the other was my line manager, and the third was the Executive Director in charge of training at GICEN Technical Services. Our Executive Director had a […]

Lyft is now building its own self-driving technology, which is a big deal

Lyft believes that by 2021, “a majority” of its rides will be in autonomous vehicles. But up until recently, it has been reluctant to do any of the expensive work of building and installing the technology necessary to power these self-driving cars. Today, the ride-hail company said it would finally go beyond […]

AFRL leader had front row seat to world’s best technology

C. Douglas Ebersole was recently named the Air Force Research Lab executive director. WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE When the Air Force’s most advanced F-22 stealth fighters lost their cockpit displays crossing the international dateline over the Pacific, the phone of C. Douglas Ebersole began to ring. Ebersole was an aerospace […]