Tag: Technology

Space science and technology take center stage in Fujian

The 2020 China Space Conference opens in Fuzhou, capital of Fujian province, on Sept 18, 2020. [Photo by Zhao Lei/chinadaily.com.cn]

The 2020 China Space Conference opened in Fuzhou, capital of Fujian province, on Friday morning.

The four-day conference is hosted by the Chinese Society of Astronautics and the China Space Foundation and will consist of 16 events such as forums and themed exhibitions.

High-ranking officials from the Fujian provincial and Fuzhou city governments, executives from State-owned space contractors and leaders from private space sector are taking part in the event, the largest of its kind in China this year.

At the opening ceremony, Chinese researchers announced 10 most challenging subjects in space science and technology such as nuclear-powered spacecraft, heat-resistant materials for reusable aerospace vehicle and space debris clearance. In addition, State-owned space enterprises inked agreements with Fujian province on cooperation in aviation and space industries.

During the conference, academicians

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NASA talks about new precision landing technology that needs no pilot

One of the riskiest parts of exploring another planet or moon is the landing. Often, landing sites, particularly on the moon, are covered in rocks and craters. NASA has robotic and crewed missions to the moon, and Mars planned for the future. One challenge of the landing process is avoiding landing on the steep slope of a crater or in a boulder field.

To improve landing safety, NASA is currently developing and testing a suite of precise landing and hazard avoidance technologies. The technology uses a combination of laser sensors, cameras, high-speed computer, and sophisticated algorithms to enable the spacecraft to identify and land while avoiding any hazards. The technology is being developed under the Safe and Precise Landing – Integrated Capabilities Evolution (SPLICE).

SPLICE’s goal is to allow spacecraft to avoid boulders, craters, and other hazards in a landing site half the size of a football field that has

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Materials Processing Equipment Market Advance Technology and Growth Outlook 2020 to 2026

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Sep 18, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
The Materials Processing Equipment Market report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

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Top LeadingCompanies of Global Materials Processing Equipment Market are Liebherr, Terex Corporation, Caterpillar, Brownells, Keene Engineering, Bepex, GlobalSpec, Aggregates Equipment, Sturtevant, Inc., KOMATSU and others.

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Vehicle-To-Grid Technology Market Growth, Trends and Year to Year Projections 2020 to 2027

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Sep 18, 2020 (Profound via COMTEX) —
The global vehicle-to-grid technology market is projected to garner revenue around US$ 17.43 billion by 2027 by recording compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 48% during the forecast period from 2020 to 2027.

The “global Vehicle-To-Grid Technology market analysis to 2027” is a specialized and in-depth study with a special focus on the global market trend analysis. The report aims to provide an overview of Vehicle-To-Grid Technology market with detailed market segmentation by product, applications, geography and others. The global Vehicle-To-Grid Technology market is expected to witness high growth during the forecast period. The report provides key statistics on the market status of the leading Vehicle-To-Grid Technology market players and offers key trends and opportunities in the market.

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of

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EU may force Apple to share its Apple Pay technology

  • The EU is considering forcing smartphone manufacturers to share information about their wireless payment technology, according to a report seen by Bloomberg.
  • The proposed laws wouldn’t specifically target Apple, but the report mentions an ongoing antitrust investigation into Apple Pay.
  • Apple Pay and other wireless payment services rely on Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.
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Apple may be forced to open up the technology that powers its Apple Pay contactless payment service to other companies, according to an EU report obtained by Bloomberg.

The report is due to be put forward next week, and proposes new laws which would stop smartphone manufacturers from concealing information about wireless payment technology in both smartphones and wearable devices.

The upshot is that banks and other providers would be able to offer contactless payment services via their own apps using payment tech currently inside smartphones.

The report doesn’t

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Uber Hires Amazon Exec to Fill Chief Technology Officer Role

Ride- and food-hailing app Uber Technologies  (UBER) – Get Report has hired  Amazon.com  (AMZN) – Get Report executive Sukumar Rathnam as its new chief technology officer, filling a position that has been vacant for more than three months.

Rathnam, who had been at Amazon since 2011 and was most recently a vice president in charge of product selection and catalog systems, will start Sept. 28. Announced within Uber’s ranks on Thursday, the hiring was first reported by The Information.

Uber’s previous chief technology officer, Thuan Pham, stepped down in May after seven years at the San Francisco company just before it laid off more than 6,000 employees, or 25% of its workforce, as it grappled with a global, pandemic-related slowdown in ride demand.

Those layoffs continued this week, with the transportation and food-delivery giant announcing on Wednesday that it will slash 30% of its jobs in

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This Startup Pushes Technology Into Schools With Paper and Pen

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Millions of kids in the U.S. headed back to school this month and most of them will be spending at least part of their class time remotely, relying on computers, tablets and fast broadband to connect with teachers.

In thousands of schools across the U.S., though, teachers are using a small technology startup to preserve some of the more analog aspects of classwork during the pandemic. Bakpax Inc. makes a mobile app that kids can use to take a picture of homework completed using pencil and paper then upload to get instant grades and feedback. Some 50,000 teachers are using the tool, including in Europe and South Korea.

“Paper is still the universal platform for learning,” said founder and Chief Executive Officer Jose Ferreira. “Until devices can cost a few dollars, that’s not going to change — even

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How to Play Goldman Sachs’ Big Call This Week on Micron Technology Stock

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In a market made up of stocks, Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) is one known to march to the beat of its own drummer. But in today’s market, is now a better time to buy, sell or hold off on MU stock? Let’s explore what’s happening off and on the price chart, then offer a risk-adjusted determination aligned with those findings.

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Despite a punishing novel coronavirus detour earlier this year, 2020 has turned into a standout year for the Nasdaq Composite index. On the back of influential and dazzling rallies in Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) and others, the index has soared to new highs and returned more than 23%.

No doubt investors can thank the Nasdaq’s strong gains to both a loose-handed, generous Fed

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Global 5G Technology Industry Analysis 2020 Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends & Forecast To 2026

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New Study Reports “5G Technology Market 2020 Global Market Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies and Forecasts 2026” has been Added on WiseGuyReports.

The Global 5G Technology MarketReport 2020-2026 (Forecast Period) Offers An In-Depth Study Of Market Growth Factors, Future Evaluation, Country-Level Analysis, 5G Technology Market Distribution, And Competitive Landscape Study Of Significant Industry Players. Every Segment Of The Global 5G Technology Market Is Extensively Assessed In The Research Report. The Segment Analysis Offers Critical Opportunities Available In The Global 5G Technology Market Through Leading Segments. The Regional Study Of The Global 5G Technology Market Helps Readers To Attain A Thorough Understanding Of The Developments Of The Different Geographic Markets In Recent Years And Also Going Forth. In Addition, The Report Provides A Comprehensive Overview Of The Vital Dynamics Of The Global 5G Technology Market, Including Market Influence And

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Military research at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


Military research at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

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18 September 2020

As Germany again takes up aggressive great power politics, German universities are once more serving the needs of war and dictatorship, just as they did before the First and Second World Wars. While history is being re-written at Humboldt University in Berlin to whitewash the past crimes of German imperialism and prepare the ground for new ones, the technical universities are again being transformed into the armouries of German imperialism.

A major centre of German weapons research is the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), in Baden-Württemberg. There, leading professors are to develop the upcoming European aerial defence project Future Combat Air System (FCAS) and the new French-German battle tank, the Main Ground Combat System (MGCS). With an annual budget of €881 million and more than 9,000 employees, KIT is the largest research institution in Germany.


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