Technology

Technology is terrorism’s most effective ally. It delivers a global audience

March 17, 2019

 A vigil on Takapuna beach, Auckland, in memory of the Christchurch mosque attacks. Photograph: Cam McLaren/Getty Images Terrorism is effective because it always seems near. It always seems new. And it always seems personal. Ever since the first wave of terrorist violence broke across the newly industrialised cities of the west in the late 19th century this […]

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Paraguay shows interest in agriculture machinery and technology from India

March 9, 2019

Paraguay shows interest in agriculture machinery and technology from India (Twitter photo) India is keen to diversify trade with Paraguay and with other MERCOSUR countries through expansion of existing Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA). “We look forward to Paraguay as one of the active members of the grouping to push for expediting the expansion of the […]

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China Finalizes Rules for New Technology Exchange in Shanghai

March 2, 2019

China pushed through final regulations for a new stock-trading venue in Shanghai designed to encourage more technology companies to go public. The Science and Technology Innovation Board will scrap limits on price and debut gains, and allow unprofitable companies to go public, but will not permit same-day buying and selling of stocks, according to rules from the […]

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Statewide report finds region’s technology industry falls short of potential

February 24, 2019

The Roanoke-Blacksburg region has all the makings of a booming technology ecosystem, with a research university, federal grants, young talent, elected officials set on building a future-proof economy. However, the only thing missing, a powerful new coalition of industry leaders say, is the booming technology ecosystem. “Community — wake up,” seasoned tech executive Doug Juanarena […]

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Geeks Give Back: It’s time for the technology community to step up and give!

November 23, 2018

This is embarrassing to admit. While the Seattle area is first in the nation in percentage of residents who give to charities — over 65 percent donate more than $25 annually — the tech segment remains an elusive donor group within the region. Non-profit development officers — faced with a divided city of extreme wealth […]

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NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Completes 2,000 Days on Mars

November 21, 2018

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has now marked 2,000 days on the red planet. That’s 2,000 days by Martian standards. A Martian sol, or solar day, is equivalent to 24 hours, 39 minutes and 35 seconds. So 2,000 days on Mars equal 2,055 days here on Earth. Either way, it’s a big milestone this week for scientists eager […]

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