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App for Braille

In the last 5 years all the focus of technology has been towards touchscreen devices, because it the newest technology and is also very efficient, seeing how a large screen can also double as keyboard when needed. However the vision-impaired have not benefited from the advance in technology, on the…

Cutting edge technology used in latest Disney movie

Disney’s latest animated film, Big Hero 6, is a blend of science, technology and art. Cutting-edge technology was used in the making of the movie, and one of its key characters, a robot, is based on real world science. The action adventure movie about a boy genius, his robot and his friends…

How Technology Has Driven the Evolution of Creative Collaboration

Over the past few decades much of how we communicate, work, and even play has evolved as advancements have been made in technology. With each new invention or advancement, actions that used to require two or more people to be in the same room are fading and even the farthest reaches of the globe are…

AirAsia Black Box: Underwater Sonic Detection Technology En Route To Flight 8501 Crash Area

A team of international investigators carrying special acoustic equipment are scheduled to arrive in Borneo Friday to help in the ongoing search for the black boxes that went down with AirAsia Flight QZ8501 when it crashed Sunday. The two hydrophones, better known as underwater acoustic detection…

Analytics-based U.S. tech firm Inovalon files for IPO

Inovalon Holdings Inc, an analytics and data-based technology service provider to the healthcare sector, filed with U.S. regulators to raise up to $500 million in an initial public offering of Class A common stock. Goldman, Sachs & Co, Morgan Stanley & Co LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc…

HMRC defends 'laughable' call to tweet tax inquiries

Stephen Hardwick, director of communications for HM Revenue and Customs, said Twitter would be a "supplement" to calling helplines. But Mr Hardwick said people should not tweet any personal data. He apologized pised for long waiting times on HMRC's phonelines and promised more staff for an…

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