Trump administration goes after China over intellectual property, advanced technology – Washington Post

Trump administration goes after China over intellectual property, advanced technology – Washington Post

Employees of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd. work along a production line in the Longhua Science and Technology Park, also known as Foxconn City, in Shenzhen, China, on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010. Thomas Lee/Bloomberg President Trump signed an executive memorandum Monday afternoon that will likely trigger an investigation into China’s theft of U.S. intellectual property, […]

This Technology Could Stop the World's Deadliest Animal – Mother Jones

This Technology Could Stop the World's Deadliest Animal – Mother Jones

A gene drive currently in development could render Anopheles stephensi mosquitoes unable to spread malaria.James Gathany/AP Not long ago, Bill Gates, whose family foundation has spent billions of dollars battling diseases around the globe, noted in his blog that the deadliest animals on the planet are not sharks or snakes or even humans, but mosquitoes. […]

The Week In Technology, Aug. 14-18, 2017 – Aviation Week

The Week In Technology, Aug. 14-18, 2017 – Aviation Week

Aviation Week The Week In Technology, Aug. 14-18, 2017Aviation WeekManaging Laser Weapon Power and Heat The impact of integrating directed-energy weapons onto existing fighters and bombers will be the first area to be studied under the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) seven-year, $409 million … Source link

Short sellers target high-flying US technology stocks – Financial Times

Short sellers target high-flying US technology stocks – Financial Times

Investors are ramping up bets against high-flying technology stocks including Google, Apple and Netflix despite short sellers nursing losses of almost $8bn already this year. The S&P 500 technology index suffered a setback last week, but has still climbed more than 21 per cent in 2017, driving this year’s broader stock market rally. The so-called […]

New technology will help TVF&R rescue victims in the dark – KATU

New technology will help TVF&R rescue victims in the dark – KATU

With Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s new FLIR technology, a person in the water can easily be seen. (KATU Photo) WEST LINN, Ore. —  Firefighters are using new technology designed to save lives in dark and adverse conditions on the water. The technology by FLIR, a local company, allows rescuers to see in the dark, […]

The Quiet Rise of Killer Technology – Slate Magazine

The Quiet Rise of Killer Technology – Slate Magazine

Before technology came along, hazards were mostly self-explanatory. Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Granger Wootz/Thinkstock. Musk. Hawking. Gates. The tech visionaries have redoubled their warnings about how we could destroy ourselves with technology. But they’re not talking about deliberately pushing buttons to trigger annihilation—Kennedy and Khrushchev could have done that back in ’62. They […]

Here's Why Technology, Artificial Intelligence Aren't Good Answers For The Growing Pilot Shortage – Forbes

Here's Why Technology, Artificial Intelligence Aren't Good Answers For The Growing Pilot Shortage – Forbes

Forbes Here’s Why Technology, Artificial Intelligence Aren’t Good Answers For The Growing Pilot ShortageForbesBoeing this summer began studying autonomous flying technologies that one day could do away with the need for pilots in commercial airliners. Meanwhile, Airbus already is working on a self-flying plane that would serve as a local air taxi for one, … Source […]