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Robot Police Will Start Patrolling In Dubai

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function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){‘undefined’!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if(‘object’==typeof commercial_video){var a=”,o=’m.fwsitesection=’+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video[‘package’]){var c=’&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D’+commercial_video[‘package’];a+=c}e.setAttribute(‘vdb_params’,a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById(‘vidible_1’),onPlayerReadyVidible); While you might have heard about robots taking on law enforcement roles before it’s unlikely you’ve seen anything like this. Dubai Police have unveiled its very first robot officer, and it’s already being sent out on patrol. The world's first Police Robot at… Read more »

FitBit: Things To Remember Before Using Wearable Tech For Fitness

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Image Courtesy Wearable tech is steadily gaining ground in the fitness space this year. From fitness trackers to AI “ecosystems” that add a new dimension to your workouts, there’s so much to look forward to if you’re a tech enthusiast like myself. Not only do they ensure the maximum efficiency… Read more »

As Female Scientists, We Cannot Give Up On Leading The World Of Research

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During my undergraduate and my master’s degrees, I always wondered why so many of my lecturers were men and why there were hardly any women in our faculty. Especially when my classes were made up of mostly female students; it just didn’t add up. Now that I am embarking on… Read more »

Facebook Ordered To Pay $500m In Virtual Reality Case

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A US court has ordered Facebook to pay $500 million after a jury found that it had unlawfully used another company’s virtual reality technology. The jury found that Oculus had used technology that was owned by the video game developer ZeniMax. According to Polygon the $500m is split as follows: Oculus… Read more »

'Alexa, What Are The Four Biggest Challenges To Voice Control Technology Hitting The Mainstream?'

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The rise of ‘voice-first’ interfaces featured prominently in Gartner’s list of 10 predictions about the strategic use of technology in 2017 — the analysis firm anticipates that 10 million households will be using room-based screenless devices by the end of the year. It’s not hard to understand why when you… Read more »

Digital Health Solutions From Hype To Impact

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In a world where digital and genomic revolutions meet to transform the healthcare sector, digital health is developing at unprecedented speed. Every day, we hear about new solutions holding promises to empower patients, reduce healthcare costs, increase physicians’ efficiency, and improve accessibility, safety, and personalisation. The use of health apps… Read more »

Technology Is Creating Jobs, Not Just Stealing Them…

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Technology has been “stealing our jobs” since at least the Bronze Age, so it’s surprising after all these years that any of us have a job to go to in the mornings. The tired old trope of machines stealing the bread from our children’s mouths has been trotted out at… Read more »

If You Think Your Pupils Are Googling Their Way To Success, Think Again

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One of the more tiresome aspects of classroom teaching over the past decade has been the mandatory insertion of ICT (Information Communications Technology) into every lesson, regardless of any educational rationale. For the gradually disempowered teacher the option of saying: ‘I’m not’, to the question: ‘How are you incorporating ICT… Read more »

Northern Ireland Book Publisher Launches Book for Canadian Client

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Northern Ireland Book Publisher Launches Book for Canadian Client BELFAST, N IRELAND – Northern Ireland book publisher Perissos Group recently launched a new book for Jeffery Keill and Associates, a Canadian-based financial planning firm. The book, “Focused Wealth”, details the full spectrum of investing philosophies and financial solutions that Keill… Read more »

Hive Active Heating 2 Review

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The smart home, it’s a phrase that almost all of us will have heard and while it’s proving quite hard to define there’s one gadget that’s at the centre of it all: The smart thermostat. The Hive smart thermostat is just one string in what is an increasingly large bow… Read more »

Six Reasons You Will Want The Apple Watch Series 2

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 The Apple Watch Series 2 is here, and while on the surface it might look very similar to the original, there are some key changes and additions that mean Apple have finally created a wearable you’ll actually want to wear. Combining huge customisation options with some truly impressive fitness tracking… Read more »

Security Experts Fear Massive Wave Of Cyberattacks As Hacking Code Is Leaked

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Security experts fear copycat web attacks on a huge scale after malicious code was made public over the weekend. The code, known as ‘Mirai’ source code, has been used to launch some of the largest ever cyber attacks to date and was shared on a hacker’s forum over the weekend. … Read more »

Info321.com Business News Site Launches Today!

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BELFAST – A new business news website has launched in order to bridge the gap between local and global audiences. Perissos Group, a Northern Ireland based publishing and marketing firm, announced the launch of Info321.com, a business news site to cover commerce and topical news for both local and global… Read more »