Monthly Archives: February 2014

PG&E Unveils New Technology to Inspect Underground Natural Gas Lines – NBC Bay Area

NBC Bay Area PG&E Unveils New Technology to Inspect Underground Natural Gas LinesNBC Bay AreaPG&E is using new technology to inspect underground natural gas lines. The utility company on Thursday launched an internal inspection of Pipeline 101, which runs along … Continue reading

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For Storing Electricity, Utilities Push New Technologies – Wall Street Journal

For Storing Electricity, Utilities Push New TechnologiesWall Street JournalThe storage systems California wants don't exist on such a scale, so the new rules amount to a big bet—paid for by utility customers—that creating demand will produce workable new technology. If … Continue reading

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Prenatal DNA Tests Should be New Standard, Study Suggests – MIT Technology Review

Philly.com Prenatal DNA Tests Should be New Standard, Study SuggestsMIT Technology ReviewSeveral companies now offer the non-invasive, DNA-based test to doctors with high-risk patients, including MIT Technology Review's Smartest Company of 2014, Illumina (see “A Brave New World of Prenatal … Continue reading

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The Problem with Easy Technology – New Yorker (blog)

New Yorker (blog) The Problem with Easy TechnologyNew Yorker (blog)Perhaps the key to these and other demanding technologies is that they constantly require new learning. The brain is stimulated and forced to change. Conversely, when things are too easy, as … Continue reading

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Could technology be the gun control of 2014? – MSNBC

Could technology be the gun control of 2014?MSNBCSmart guns similar to James Bond's pistol are marching closer to reality as manufacturers expect to continue testing prototypes throughout 2014 and a few politicians push for new technology to make firearms safer. … Continue reading

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Batavia firefighters using new technology to help save lives – News 10NBC

Batavia firefighters using new technology to help save livesNews 10NBCFirefighters in Batavia are adopting some familiar technology to help them save lives. Police have been using computers in their cars for years and now Batavia firefighters will be using iPads … Continue reading

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Trading Technologies looks to next generation of financial-tech talent – Chicago Tribune

Trading Technologies looks to next generation of financial-tech talentChicago TribuneHow they're engaging the next generation of financial-tech talent. Leo Murphy teaches in the … “I actually once had an exchange tell me, 'Don't send us any more interns that don't … Continue reading

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Cloning for good: Code.org eases kids into programming with Flappy Bird – VentureBeat

Cloning for good: Code.org eases kids into programming with Flappy BirdVentureBeatThe Flappy Bird phenomenon may inspire the next generation of coders. That's what one computer-science group is counting on. The technology nonprofit Code.org, which works toward getting kids into computer … Continue reading

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Univision Selects Ooyala To Facilitate Programmer’s TV – Multichannel News

Univision Selects Ooyala To Facilitate Programmer's TVMultichannel News“We're very happy to have such an innovative partner helping us build our next generation digital video platform and keeping us at the forefront of TV, digital, and mobile experiences,” said Kevin Conroy, … Continue reading

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Ronan Farrow’s New MSNBC Program Off To Weak Start: Video – Deadline.com

Ronan Farrow's New MSNBC Program Off To Weak Start: VideoDeadline.comRonan Farrow's debut as host of Ronan Farrow Daily on MSNBC scored 216,000 viewers Monday — the cable network's smallest audience of the day, tied with 10 AM's Jansing & Co. … Continue reading

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