New dog in town? A K9 robot for construction and more

“What we wanted to do was find a way of bringing intelligence into the real world, so [we’re] aiming to build a robotics body for the artificial intelligence revolution that we’ve all seen coming,” said Dr. Charles Galambos, CTO and co-founder at React Robotics. “DogBot is about opening the way to robots that really understand […]

Reliance seeks to counter India plastics pushback with new road project

Light plastics, the type used as carry bags or snack wrappers, are typically not viable to recycle and so end up in landfills, street corners or oceans. Reliance wants to shred these plastics and mix them with bitumen, a formula the conglomerate says is cheaper and longer-lasting.

New decade of growth built on diligent and smart work

Trade liberalisation has provided a substantial boost for Vietnam’s economic growth. Trade openness, measured as the ratio of import plus export over GDP, has been rising steadily, reaching over 200 per cent last year, higher than most ASEAN countries except Singapore. The country has also proved to be one of the most attractive foreign direct […]

Recruiter reveals the words you should ban from your CV

“The ‘I’ word is OK, but it must be balanced – so, for example, a sentence like ‘I was awarded the most innovative engineer in Australia’ must be balanced with something like ‘it helped my team get exposed to new technologies and developed our graduates’.

Meltdown, Spectre: Apple rolls out new update to fix the CPU bug

“Intel is committed to product and customer security and is working closely with many other technology companies, including AMD, ARM Holdings and several operating system vendors, to develop an industry-wide approach to resolve this issue promptly and constructively. Intel has begun providing software and firmware updates to mitigate these exploits. Contrary to some reports, any […]

New computer chip ‘flaw’ sparks security debate as tech firms try to play down risks

Microsoft said in a statement it had no information suggesting any compromised data. The company said it is “releasing security updates today to protect Windows customers against vulnerabilities affecting supported hardware chips from AMD, ARM, and Intel.”

Stocks and oil prices plunge moments after Trump threatens China with new 10% tariff

“Given that Jerome Powell is concerned about the impact of trade tensions on the global and U.S. economy, I wonder if he’s trying to send a message that the Fed needs to lower even more,” Michelle Casario, an assistant professor of economics at Villanova University, told CBS MoneyWatch.   

Inside NASA’s private ‘space home’: Padded walls and ‘the largest window ever constructed for space’ to feature in ‘holiday unit’ to accommodate the first commercial tourists visiting the ISS

‘Axiom’s work to develop a commercial destination in space is a critical step for NASA to meet its long-term needs for astronaut training, scientific research, and technology demonstrations in low-Earth orbit,’ said NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine.

Digitalising SMEs’ road to success

Last but not least, SMEs also need to pay attention to training human resources because technology is a powerful tool, and humans will be in charge of the operation. “Businesses in different sectors face different challenges and have unique growth prospects, which then vary from country to country. In order to succeed, it is important […]

Science park to kick start HCM City innovation

The Science and Technology Park, to be located on nearly 200 hectares near Saigon Hi-Tech Park in District 9, was approved under a decision issed by the municipal People’s Committee (PC) in 2014. Construction on the project, with total capital of more than VND4.3 trillion (US$185 million), is expected to begin next year.