Today’s Tech Sightings:
Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who is visiting Vietnam, sees no reason why Vietnamese startups cannot be successful global players. Given time, he said Vietnamese startups can become stronger and learn from the experiences of their Indian counterparts before branching out of the country.
Writer Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols looks at the progress the World Wide Web has made in the past 25 years and offers some insight into its future. He projects increased migration to the cloud and a significant change to the way users interface with the World Wide Web as wearable and embedded technologies become more prevalent.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed software that detects people’s silhouettes through walls. The technology, which uses variations in radio signals to accomplish this, could help care providers keep an eye on toddlers or the elderly and law enforcement personnel to track suspects.