The first prize will receive VND30 million (US$ 1,300) while the two second prize and three third prize winners will be rewarded VND20 million ($865) and VND10 million ($432) each, respectively. There will also be a prize for the most favorite device via online voting. … [Read more...] about Contest on technology implementation among students launched
The Telangana government, through TASK, has been proactive in improving the employability of its youth by investing in skills of the future.Under the programme, the interested youths will be imparted training in high-demand skills like data science, cloud computing, blockchain, AI, computer science, and the Internet of Things (IoT). It will also include access to job oriented professional certifications such as the Google IT Support Professional Certificate, designed to train people with no technical background for IT jobs.The partnership enables TASK to offer 3,800 courses on Coursera to 50,000 unemployed youths across the state."We are excited to work with the world's leading online learning platform to train our youth in the latest digital skills, taught by instructors from the best universities and companies around the world," TASK CEO Shrikant Sinha said in a statement.According to Coursera, learners can enrol in the courses offered through the initiative by September 3 and will … [Read more...] about Telangana govt partners with Coursera to train 50,000 unemployed youth in advanced technologies
Though the two judges were at odds on many, many aspects of the law (run down expertly by my colleague Andrew Cohen here), one disagreement stands out, a central axis around which all other details aligned: Should the Supreme Court's 1979 ruling Smith v. Maryland guide the way for interpretation of the Fourth Amendment today? In that case, the Court found that people could have no "reasonable expectation of privacy" for information voluntarily disclosed to third parties. If Smith's logic extends to today, than the Fourth Amendment would not protect the metadata that cell-phone carriers are providing to the NSA. … [Read more...] about When Does Technology Change Enough That the Law Should Too?
They used a tiny, ultra-low-power black-and-white camera that can sweep across a field of view with the help of a mechanical arm, in order to best mimic how an insect sees its environment. The arm moves when the team applies a high voltage, which makes the material bend and move the camera to the desired position. … [Read more...] about Scientists strapped a tiny camera to a beetle to test just how small video technology can get
SoftBank Group Corp-owned semiconductor technology supplier Arm Ltd has moved to raise licensing fees for some customers in recent negotiations, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters.In recent talks, Arm's sales representatives have pressed for price hikes that would boost overall license costs for some customers by as much as four times, two people familiar with the matter said.License costs vary, but can total millions of dollars for critical designs such as complex computing cores. The hikes have prompted some licensees to consider non-Arm alternatives, two of the people told Reuters, requesting anonymity to discuss the nonpublic talks.Arm said it does not comment on pricing negotiations.The company has invested heavily in new technology to help customers such as Marvell Technology Group penetrate new markets such as data centers. Last year Arm began a "flexible access" program to give customers access to a broad range of its technology with lower upfront costs.Arm … [Read more...] about Arm raises prices on chip technology for some customers: Sources