Saturday, January 19, 2019

Science & Technology

Developing nations to study ways to dim sunshine, slow warming

(Reuters) - Scientists in developing nations plan to step up research into dimming sunshine to curb climate change, hoping to judge if a man-made chemical sunshade would be less...
Selby Wilson

3rd Caribbean ICT Collaboration Forum Discusses Elimination of Roaming Charges

CTU PRESS RELEASE: Villa, St. Vincent and the Grenadines (27th March 2018) – The 3rd Caribbean ICT Collaboration Forum, held on 21st March, was convened to consider the Reports of...

G7 nations agree on a ‘common vision’ for AI

(AFP) - Group of Seven countries have agreed to a "common vision" for the development of artificial intelligence, a Canadian minister said Wednesday. Officials met in Montreal for a jobs...

Facing outcry over data breach, Facebook again overhauls privacy settings

(AFP) - Facebook on Wednesday launched a fresh effort to quell the firestorm over the hijacking of personal data, once again unveiling new privacy tools and settings to give...

New technology can now text jaywalkers a fine

aywalkers in China are to be named, shamed and slapped with an instant SMS fine. And it’s all thanks to cutting-edge artificial intelligence. In the southeastern city of Shenzhen, police have...

How Facebook was able to siphon off phone call and text logs

(AP) - The news that Facebook's Android app has been collecting call and text histories is yet another black eye for the social media giant. But just why was...

New cars are quickly getting self-driving safety features

(AP) — Autonomous vehicles get all the headlines, but automakers are gradually adding advanced electronic safety features to human-driven cars as they step toward a world of self-driving vehicles. Car...

Breaking up with Facebook? It’s harder than it looks

(AP) — Facebook's latest privacy scandal, involving Trump campaign consultants who allegedly stole data on tens of millions of users in order to influence elections, has some people reconsidering...

World’s biggest battery in Australia to trump Musk’s

(AFP) - British billionaire businessman Sanjeev Gupta will build the world's biggest battery in South Australia, officials said Friday, overtaking US star entrepreneur Elon Musk's project in the same...

CTU Continues 21st Century Government Thrust in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

PRESS RELEASE: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (15th March 2018) – Following the successful launch of its 21st Century Government initiative at a Heads of Government Summit in...