Olea Aims for User Community Approach for Water Meter Tech

In May, Texas-based company Olea Edge Analytics unveiled a new version of EdgeWorks, a system of hardware and software for detecting faulty commercial water meters intended to help cities to generate revenue at a time when they’re expecting a budget crunch in the wake of COVID-19. In the intervening three months, […]

Verily’s new insurance subsidiary will leverage its health gadgets

Alphabet’s Verily has announced plans to launch Coefficient, a health insurance subsidiary that will eventually leverage Verily’s various technologies and health-related devices. The insurance subsidiary will be backed by Swiss Re Group’s Swiss Re Corporate Solutions commercial insurance unit. According to Verily, its Coefficient will, among other things, offer ‘novel […]

KICTeam Acquires Teknipure, Expands Specialty Cleaning Support Across Healthcare and Manufacturing Industries

AUBURN, Maine–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KICTeam, a global leader in proprietary cleaning solutions for high-cost-of-failure environments and products such as electronic devices and fintech hardware, announced today that it has acquired Teknipure. Based in Mesa, AZ, Teknipure is an emerging leader in specialty cleaning solutions for biopharmaceutical, medical devices, and advanced manufacturing markets. […]

FEFU scientists are paving way for future tiny electronics and gadgets

IMAGE: Intel Core i5 9400F view more  Credit: Christian Wiediger, @christianw; Unsplash Scientists of the School of Natural Sciences of Far Eastern Federal University (SNS FEFU) with colleagues from Russia, South Korea, and Australia suggest the breaking new ground approach to manage spin-electronic properties and functionality of the thin-film magnetic nanosystems. […]

Best dog tech: Toys, gadgets, and services for your pup

International Dog Day lands on Wednesday, Aug. 26 this year, and there’s really no better way to celebrate than by giving your pup a gift. Because we’re all about tech (and pups) at ZDNet, we rounded up a few gadgets, gizmos, and subscriptions to consider. All these are well-reviewed across […]

Sigma Computing Helps Digital Manufacturing Trailblazer Shatter Data Literacy Barriers, Lower Costs, and Increase Customer Satisfaction

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sigma Computing, an innovator in cloud analytics and business intelligence (A&BI) for enterprise teams, is helping Fictiv disrupt the manufacturing industry and better serve its customers, like quip and Facebook’s EdMod Labs. Fictiv’s mission is to help designers and developers create hardware at the same speed as software. […]

CRTC providing $72-million to improve internet in 51 northern communities

Canada’s telecom regulator will provide $72-million to help bring faster internet to more than 10,000 households in northern Manitoba, Yukon and the Northwest Territories. Broadband Communications North Inc., a not-for-profit Indigenous network in Manitoba, will receive about $10-million for a satellite internet project. The remainder will go to BCE Inc.’s […]

WFH Effect: Gadgets to make kitchen work easier

Gadgets that make kitchen work easier and faster have gained momentum in the lockdown.Namrata Kohli reports. IMAGE: With the WFH phenomenon, kettles have been a fast-moving product. Photograph: Kind courtesy Pixabay.com With COVID-19 resetting the kitchen dynamics and converting this space into a family zone, consumer spends on increasing on making […]

Telecom fraud crackdown successful – Chinadaily.com.cn

[Photo/Sipa] Judicial organs in China have seen success in the crackdown against telecom and internet fraud in the first half of this year. Police in China cracked 101,000 telecom and internet fraud cases and arrested 92,000 suspects in that time, year-on-year growth of 73.7 percent and 78.4 percent respectively, the […]

6 UV-C Gadgets To Sanitize Everything From Phones To Water To Air

Step into the light… Anthony Karcz Updated 7/30: Removed Nest from the Haiku writeup. Google has discontinued their Nest integration. Now more than ever, keeping things sanitized is on everyone’s minds. But wiping everything down with bleach isn’t practical (or even necessary in some cases) and hand sanitizer can only […]

Modular Hardware, OTA Updates, and Prognostics

The automotive market is in the process of undergoing the biggest transformation in over a century, with the rise of mobility services, vehicle electrification, and vehicle autonomy all combining to drive significant changes in the area. These changes will help deliver new opportunities for a range of players in the […]

ICT tenders: QOS under spotlight

The telecoms sector gets a boost from this week’s National Tender Bulletin as several organisations look to improve, extend or overhaul their communications systems. This includes a request from the Road Traffic Management Corporation which is looking for a panel of service providers to provide fibre connections, links and replacement […]

Baylor libraries reimagine technology services

Students study in Moody with the new COVID-19 guidelines in place. Brittney Matthews | Photo Editor By Vivian Roach | Staff Writer Baylor Library and Academic Technology Services has had to rethink some of its computer resources for students in part because of social distancing guidelines and quarantine mandates. For […]

Shaw launches new wireless mobile service in Alberta and B.C.

Albertans and their neighbours in B.C. will be seeing a new mobile service available at their fingertips. On Thursday, Shaw Communications announced the launch of Shaw Mobile, a new wireless service that will combine elements of its wireless and residential fibre networks as well as its WiFi hotspots. “Shaw Mobile […]

Indian cyber attack targeting gadgets of govt officials, military personnel identified: ISPR

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday said that Pakistan’s intelligence agencies had identified a major cyber attack by Indian intelligence agencies, targeting the mobile phones and gadgets of government officials and military personnel. In a statement, the military’s media affairs wing said that the cyber attack involved a “range […]