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How To Prevent Porch Pirates With Technology

It's likely that with the rise of online shopping, most apartment complexes have seen an increase in package deliveries — and package thefts. Technology has become...

From medicine to recycling, 6 African start-ups doing business for good

As Africa tunes into the burgeoning movement of business for good, young people across the continent are finding innovative solutions to problems from illiteracy...

Technology for trash trouble

The municipal corporation (MC) here is going to take a call on Monday on introducing a Rs 9.7-crore system called Scada (Supervisory Control and...

Amazon Looks to Patent A Different Kind of Identification Technology

Recent reports have shown the distrust that average consumers have concerning facial recognition technology. A new patent filed by Amazon is going beyond the...

Elon Musk says Disney Plus coming to Tesla cars ‘soon’

Baby Yoda fans, rejoice! In a tweet, Tesla's CEO says Disney's streaming service is "coming soon" to the company's cars. Ol' Elon is at it...

Facebook Messenger requires a Facebook account to sign up now

Facebook's grip on Messenger got tighter this week. The social networking giant said it's requiring new people who sign up for its Messenger communications app to...

Will 2020 break the curse of the folding phone?

Motorola has announced that it is delaying the launch of the new Razr - an updated version of its 2005 hit clamshell phone which...

5G mobile networks are not ready for primetime

I have conducted a not very scientific audit. My conclusion is that 5G is not ready for mainstream adoption yet. The revolution began on...

How air pollution is doing more than killing us

In the future, police and crime prevention units may begin to monitor the levels of pollution in their cities, and deploy resources to the...