£10m immersive storytelling project to focus on the development of technology in the arts

A £10 million project to support the development of immersive technologies in the creative industries is being launched. Billed as a centre for immersive storytelling, it will be run by the National Film and Television School and Royal Holloway University and focus on the development of virtual, mixed and augmented reality. The two London-based organisations […]

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Global software major Tata Consultancy ServicesNSE 0.17 % (TCS) on Thursday said it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Industrial Science (IIS) at University of Tokyo to collaborate on technology research and facilitate inter-personnel exchangeNSE 0.00 %. The MoU opens the prospect of TCS and the IIS working together on fundamental […]

Netflix viewing eats up world’s data

Video streaming service Netflix is the world’s most data-hungry application, consuming 15% of global net traffic, according to research from bandwidth management company Sandvine. Video in general accounts for more than half of net traffic, it suggests. Other media streaming such as embedded video on websites accounts for 13.1%, YouTube, 11.4% and web browsing, 7.8%. […]

Police-Grade Surveillance Technology Comes to the Playground

After Parkland, schools are installing gunshot-detection systems typically used in cities like Oakland and Chicago. But are they worth the expense? As other elementary schools across the country were preparing for the new school year by cleaning classrooms and training teachers, Hermosa Elementary, in Artesia, New Mexico was also installing a network of wireless microphones […]

New cloud over Super Micro adds to its dark relationship with Wall Street

Opinion: Report of Chinese spy chip adds to company’s accounting troubles As investors debated the frightening potential raised Thursday by a Bloomberg News report of a supposed secret spy chip hidden on American servers by the Chinese government, the stock of one company was hit far harder than any others mentioned in the report. That […]

Get ready for an 8% to 13% stock market correction

Rising large-cap stocks give ‘the illusion of market strength’ The U.S. stock market is headed for a decline in the range of 8% to 13%. That is the forecast of Hayes Martin, president of Market Extremes, an investment consulting firm that focuses on major market turning points. The last time I checked in with Martin, […]

Why investors shouldn’t fear the dominance of FAANG stocks

Concentration is ‘a feature and not a bug’ of the stock market The U.S. stock market has done well in 2018, to the point of recently hitting record levels, but anyone looking under the hood of the major indexes will quickly learn that most of the gains have come from a few key companies. Market […]

Want to delete your Facebook account? It’ll take 30 days

Facebook has given users many reasons to consider nuking their accounts lately from data breaches to scandals surrounding election interference. Now the app, known for keeping people connected, is increasing the amount of time it takes for main profiles to be permanently deleted. Historically, if you tried to get rid of your account, Facebook would […]

CP Rail record third quarter

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is raising its full-year financial guidance following what it called a record-setting third quarter and a strong outlook for the remainder of the year. The railway says it now expects its adjusted earnings per share to grow by more than 20 per cent for the year, compared with earlier guidance for […]

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