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NSA Bids Adieu to Surveillance Program Finally? Edward Snowden might have chuckled when the latest NSA news broke to him. Due to recent USA FREEDOM ACT agreement, the NSA has officially announced that they are bringing a closure to one of their biggest national surveillance programs. The NSA spying program has been the most heated debate topic worldwide, and it seems the NSA has finally broken the news, which was being aimed by Freedom act since a long while now. The surveillance program was supposed to end up long back, but du...
Microsoft PowerApps is launched under the codename Project Kratos. It is a service for developers or any other individual in the organization to build business apps. This will enable any lay-man to create a business oriented application without any knowledge of code or syntax. This newly launched service is officially available in preview. Although, the preview is available only to invited members and an individual requires permission from his IT department to use the service. As stated by Bill Staples, even in this mobile revo...
Social Shaming is on high rage nowadays. Every mess, small or big on social media is highly anticipated by users. Insurers, taxman, and banks are trawling social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and various others for tracking information about you and determine the ways they can use your information if you are cheating the system. Thanks to latest technologies, insurers can now process billions of tweets and posts to access potential customers. One wrong text on your Facebook wall, tweet or message and you can me...
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent to Google that shows how Google autonomous cars would communicate with pedestrians by using screens to display messages broadcasting their current intentions or a speaker system sounding out warning messages, potentially helping to avoid collisions. The patent involves technology that will allow the Google self driving cars to sense if a person is standing in front or close to the vehicle and determine its next move. Since the cars are being driven by a computer, a pedes...
Amazon Prime Air, a brilliantly designed drone for delivery system. Yes, Amazon is back with a bang! This time, it has got the latest vision for drone and has brought along its high-profile TV show host, Jeremy Clarkson, for a ride. The company is providing a closer look at prototypes of drone, which it is planning for delivering packages to customers. Almost after two years since the Internet giant teased everyone for the first time about its vision of unmanned aerial vehicles, in a brand new ad, Amazon reveals teaser for what Amazon...
The latest edition to the British Raspberry Pi Foundation line-up of cheap computers has arrived. Called Pi Zero, the pocket-sized device is designed to teach kids coding and costs just $5. Unveiled on Thursday, the Raspberry Pi Zero is the latest computer from the British company that has for the past few years made its mission to make computing accessible to every child who wants to learn. The $5 Raspberry Pi Zero follows on from the highly successful Raspberry Pi A, B and 2 computers, which cost $20 to $35. Made in Wales,...
As the market for virtual reality technology is increasingly growing, Apple has acquired a startup that works on motion capture technology that could further its role in space. According to reports, Apple has reportedly purchased Faceshift virtual reality technology, a startup based in Zurich that has developed technology to create animated avatars and other figures that generate facial expressions that look human-like. The facial recognition technology company has done some special effects work on Star Wars and The Force Awake...
Researchers have been working on different ways to enhance the wireless data transfers. One of the new technologies that have been in the works for years is known as Li-Fi wireless technology, which is faster, low cost, and environment-friendly. It is capable of transferring high-speed data through visible light communication. The technology has been tested in the real world setting and is actually 100 times faster than Wi-Fi. According to reports, it won't be very long until the Li-Fi wireless technology is used in place of, o...
IBM Watson Analytics surely has a bigger set of dreams for the next generation. Whether it is a startup or a large enterprise, collaborations tend to develop at a certain point in the growth cycle of an organization. The later, given its magnitude, has numerous methods to perforate certain markets and its allotments. The former, meanwhile, hopes to carve a niche for itself amongst the behemoth players in space or into one that is yet to be in a ripe state. For professional sports tech startups and IBM, there is more behind the skin-de...
Internet of Things is about to heat up furthermore. Two of the biggest tech companies in the United States have decided to team up in order to join the forces over the development of IoT edge computing. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise has joined hands with chipmaker Intel Corporation in a formal agreement today to develop an open standard that would be based on IoT solutions with a brief emphasis on IoT edge computing. This initiative rises up in the wake of the fastest growing IoT market. The latest step taken by the two giants reflec...