Tesla patents technology for more accurate GPS positioning

With the advent of self-driving vehicles, GPS accuracy is becoming increasingly important and Tesla believes that it developed a technology that allows for a more accurate positioning by sharing data between vehicles, according to a new patent application. Tesla’s latest patent application called ‘Technologies for vehicle positioning’ was filed last year and made public this week. […]

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In the Bay Area, technology has gone hand in hand with imperialism for 500 years

We think of “technology” as something universal, a concept connected to all cultures and civilizations, but in fact that is not the case. It is an idea—and a relatively new idea at that, having not achieved its modern meaning until the Industrial Revolution. The word “technology” derives from the Greek “techne” —  meaning art or […]

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Gender Diversity Is Urgently Needed Say Prominent Women In Technology

Injustice against women persists in the application of new technologies. While our values and norms evolve, the old values remain locked into the internet. Gender-biased algorithms are becoming rampant. And these are not the only problems that women face with this male-dominated industry. As the battle for equality inside and outside the workplace continues, it is time […]

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Light Speed: The Ability To Adopt New Technology Will Shape The Retail Sector Within A Few Years

The worldwide headquarters of Amazon, or Amazon.com, located in downtown Seattle Washington, features the first-ever automatic check-out store with Amazon Go. A woman reviews the photo she recently took standing in front of the store.Getty Amazon opened its first, checkout-free, Amazon Go store in Seattle on December 5, 2016, on its own premises and exclusively […]

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Analysis | The Technology 202: Microsoft’s Brad Smith says other tech companies need to get behind a facial recognition law, too

In this Feb. 25, 2018, file photo, Microsoft President Brad Smith speaks during the panel Economic Development at the National Governor Association 2018 winter meeting in Washington. Microsoft is turning to a former rival to improve the security of computing devices. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File) Ctrl N Microsoft President Brad Smith tells me he […]

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Shell Trades Derivatives On Technology Developed By Applied Blockchain

Applied Blockchain On November 8, 2018, Shell announced the world’s first oil product derivatives trade using blockchain technology developed with Applied Blockchain. The technology is currently being used within Shell, allowing the company’s various businesses to trade by seeing real-time prices from its trading teams. Founded in 2015, Applied Blockchain develops blockchain technology solutions for […]

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