Blockchain has the potential to revolutionize the supply chain

We are starting to see announcments about Blockchain in all sorts of business. Here’s another one. The difference this time is scope of supply chains. We know that every product combines mining, refining of raw materials, manufacturing of sub-assemblies, transportation, assembly and distribution.  The final product you receive may contain parts from a dozen countries […]

The US Navy 3D printed a concept submersible in four weeks

Militaries around the world have eyed 3D printing as a cost and time-effective resource for future missions, whether it’s printing up replacement parts for warplanes, grenade launchers, or meals for soldiers. Recently, the US Navy has partnered with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to develop a proof-of-concept submersible that was printed in under four weeks. […]

Amazon Alexa is poised to control the connected ecosystem of the future

Alexa, is Amazon poised to control the connected ecosystem of the future? By Lisa Lacy In adding a screen to Echo and creating a network beyond the platform, Amazon is honing its connected ecosystem. Just two weeks after introducing the hands-free camera and style assistant Echo Look, Amazon made another Echo product, Show, available for […]

Yeah, yeah, we’ll work on the nasty stuff about bombs -but we ain’t doing no backdoors

Big Tech has told the UK government it will do more to remove extremist content from their networks, but has refused to offer concessions on encryption. Following a meeting between Britain’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd and communication service providers, called in the aftermath of the murders in Westminster, senior executives from Facebook, Google, Microsoft and […]