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Cities Find Rewards in Cheap Technologies

Cities Find Rewards in Cheap Technologies

Cities around the globe, whether rich or poor, are in the midst of a technology experiment. Urban planners are pulling data from inexpensive sensors mounted on traffic lights and park benches, and from mobile apps on citizens’ smartphones, to analyze how their …Continue reading

Got Sleep Problems? Try Tracking Your Rest with Radar.

Researchers at Cornell University, the University of Washington, and Michigan State University recently conducted a study in which they used an off-the-shelf radar device to track body movements and heart and breathing rates, sending the data via Bluetooth to a smartphone app …Continue reading

Government Admits it Bypassed Due Process

The government officials informed the Senate’s panel that the government had bypassed the AGPR in clearing the dues of the IPPs and made the payments through State Bank of Pakistan, through supplementary grants. By Jawwad Rizvi Government of Pakistan has admitted to …Continue reading

The world locked in High Carbon Spiral

Deep cuts in global greenhouse gas emissions are required with a view to reducing global greenhouse gas emissions to curtail the increase in global average temperature below 2°C (above pre-industrial levels). Globally, governments spend more than US$ 500 billion annually to keep …Continue reading

A Ride Around Michigan’s Driverless City

The University of Michigan opened the area, called Mcity, this week, as a place for automotive companies and suppliers to test technology for automated and connected driving. The facility was built in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Transportation and with funding …Continue reading