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WWW Turns 25; Saving Lives in South Africa’s Slums

Posted August 23rd, 2016 at 12:06 pm (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Happy 25th Birthday to the World Wide Web Yes, it’s been 25 years already. On August 23, 1991, Switzerland-based computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee deployed the World Wide Web (WWW), where all documents and web pages are stored, for the first time. Berners-Lee, who worked for CERN – the European Organization for Nuclear […]

Google Gives Vietnam’s Startups a Lift; X-ray Tech Becomes Reality

Posted December 22nd, 2015 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Google CEO’s Vietnam Visit Gives Hope to Local Startups 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. […]

Tech Sightings, March 12, 2014

Posted March 12th, 2014 at 2:51 pm (UTC-5)
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The $100,000 Device That Could Have Solved Missing Plane Mystery The search continues for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370; and the full story will only be known once the flight recorder is found. But a Canadian company already has the technology to fit a plane with a device that can stream crucial flight information to the […]