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This Glowing Rock Wants to Monitor Your Internet of Things

This Glowing Rock Wants to Monitor Your Internet of Things

Can a special security system keep hackers from messing with your connected baby monitor and door lock? There’s a smooth, dark brown stone sitting in front of me on the table with a bright circle pulsing on its face—a signal, apparently, about …Continue reading

Power failure hit many cities in Punjab and KP

A number of cities in Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa faced sudden power failure on Friday morning as a unit of Mangla power plant encountered a technical fault. According to a spokesman of the Ministry of Power, ‘as per initial reports, at 9:21 am, …Continue reading

The New Silk Road

CPEC and its prospects in regional political economy. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the most debated development project in South Asia, will reportedly connect the region with Central Asia and Europe paving the way for rapid economic growth in the region. China …Continue reading

A Cloud-Free Satellite Map of Earth

Software developed by startup Descartes Labs stitches together daily satellite images into a live map of the planet’s surface and automatically edits out any cloud cover. That makes for a nicer view, and also helps algorithms that automatically track changes in land …Continue reading

Baidu’s Self-Driving Car Takes On Beijing Traffic

China’s leading search company is developing a self-driving car with BMW. Driving around Beijing often feels unnervingly like a contact sport, with vehicles recklessly plunging through thick traffic, sneaking along the shoulder, or cutting through red lights—whether pedestrians are trying to cross …Continue reading