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Cool Construction Technology From Around The World 2020

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Cool Construction Technology

Amazing projects of constructions are being completed around the world as I write this text. Along with new technology, new methods of building are created. From using flying drones to 3D printing smart helmets for workers and solar panels that are transparent, innovations are starting to have almost revolutionary impact on industry of construction. 2016 will be rich year for construction while technology providing even more, increasing job safety, flexibility and accuracy. Drones are starting to be used increasingly by mapping firms, construction firms and also public agencies. In America, aerial vehicles that have mounted camera are being used to track job progress in real time, or identifying hazards that could happen, especially on projects that are more complex and larger. 3D printing is really fascinating, it allows people to print almost anything if you have right printer and materials.

For many years, companies that deal with construction have come

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Why Digital Signage and Wayfinding Technology Are Critical in a Post-Pandemic World

This year we have faced a host of new challenges around the way we work and live due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Every component of our life, from work, to schools and universities, healthcare facilities to entertainment centers, all must find ways to adapt and overcome challenges to support the “new normal” while keeping the public safe and proactively mitigating health risks. Flexible and safe workplaces, learning spaces, and other public spaces must become agile and pivot as needs continue to change daily.

For systems integrators, installers, AV/IT managers, and others responsible for keeping technology working in buildings, remaining agile is especially critical. Fully remote companies and schools are still widespread, but in-person working, learning, and more continues to expand as buildings open fully or partially. Digital signage and wayfinding are an important part of how these buildings operate; they bring people together, communicate changes and important messages, streamline operational

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A look at the world’s submarine cable systems that power the internet, including connectivity in Philippines



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The two big telecommunication companies in the country were included among the most improved internet providers of 4G availability in the world despite the still slow internet speed compared to other countries.

UK-based Opensignal Ltd. listed Smart Communications and Globe Telecommunications in the roster of the top 30 mobile network operators in the world that improved its services in terms of 4G internet connections and video experience.

The report was based on the mobile network experience between the first six months of 2019 and the first half of 2020. It has four critical measures: video experience, download speed experience, upload speed experience and 4G availability.

The average proportion of users that used the 4G of PLDT’s wireless arm Smart grew by 17.9% and Globe’s scores for video experience increased by 32.7% and for download speed by 24.5%.

Opensignal described these scores as “comfortably above the global

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Sharp Corporation’s Plasmacluster technology can reduce airborne transmission of Covid-19



Sharp Corporation's Plasmacluster technology is a collaborative effort with researchers in Japan. — Image courtesy of Sharp Corporation


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Sharp Corporation’s Plasmacluster technology is a collaborative effort with researchers in Japan. — Image courtesy of Sharp Corporation

PETALING JAYA, Sept 14 — Sharp Corporation has developed a device equipped with Plasmacluster technology that they claim can effectively reduce the airborne novel coronavirus particles.

A collaborative effort, the Plasmacluster technology is the result of the collaborative effort between researchers from the National Research Centre for the Control and Prevention of Infectious Diseases, Nagasaki University and Shimane University’s faculty of medicine.

The brand prides itself on the effectiveness of its Plasmacluster technology from 2004 where the technology inactivated the feline coronavirus (FCoV).

In 2005, Sharp demonstrated its effectiveness of its Plasmacluster technology against the original SARS coronavirus which caused the outbreak from 2002 till 2004 that is genetically similar to the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).

The brand has promoted academic marketing since 2000 to demonstrate the effectiveness

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Amidst a Bad Job Market, India Emerges Second Fastest Growing Freelance Market in the World

A report by Payoneer shows that India registered a whopping 46 per cent increase in new freelancers between Q 1 and Q2 in AY 2020

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As the Covid-19 pandemic challenges traditional models of work, India has emerged as the second fastest growing freelance market in the world, as per a report by financial services company Payoneer.

Titled  ‘Freelancing in 2020: An Abundance of Opportunities’, the report shows that India registered a whopping 46 per cent increase in new freelancers between Q 1 and Q2 in AY 2020. Expectedly, growth rate of new freelancers joining the market between May and June was more compared to March to April as the country saw significant job losses in April and May as the

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These are the 7 technology stocks Softbank piled into via call option strategies, report says

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  • After being identified as the “whale” behind a series of option trades in technology stocks earlier this month, the SoftBank Group is now reconsidering its strategy, Bloomberg reported on Friday.
  • The firm met with investors to explain that its option trading strategy is somewhat conservative and is only in blue-chip tech stocks.
  • SoftBank employed a strategy of buying out-of-the-money call options on tech stocks, and selling even higher priced calls on the same names, according to the report.
  • Here are the seven technology stocks SoftBank piled into via call options, according to the report.
  • Visit the Business Insider homepage for more stories.

After being identified as the “whale” behind a series of large options trades that raised eyebrows among investors earlier this month, the SoftBank Group is reconsidering its strategy, Bloomberg first

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Technology growing increasingly fast in modern world, says Putin – Business & Economy

NOVO-OGARYOVO, September 1. /TASS/. The pace of technological development is accelerating in today’s world, influencing a lot of various spheres, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday at the all-Russian open lesson.

“You are growing and maturing, and it all happens in the rapidly changing word where technologies are developing at a rampant pace, influencing all spheres of life, and where new scientific achievements make is possible today to do what just yesterday seemed impossible. It is important that the pace of these changes are measured in leaps and bounds, and it will only increase,” Putin told schoolchildren.

According to him, the world in not easy now and is becoming more and more complicated now. The leader added, “nobody can be 100% sure what subjects will be studied in high school by the current first graders and what skills and professions will be in demand in the 2030s.”

“Just like the

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How to Know If a Website Is Trustworthy

The internet has served to make the world a global village with a large amount of knowledge easily accessible at our fingertips with the click of a button. However, it is not allwebsites that are developed to share information.Fake information spreads quickly online, so smart surfers created some series of checkpoints that help distinguish authentic information from a fake one. It’s important to remember that appearances could be deceiving on the internet as not everyone shares reliable news. In fact, most fake stories are paid a lot of attention.

We present some tips below on how to verify the trustworthiness of a particular site.

1.  Author

Once you open a blog, you can check for the name of the author. This is done to verify if the articles were written by people with the relevant qualifications or background. If so, it is a good sign that the information … Read More

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Digital World and its Fragility During Covid

Earlier parents asked their children not to be “addicted” to technology, teachers punished their students if caught carrying or using a device in school or classes.

Now, from children to adults to the elderly, “everyone seems to be addicted” to technology for different reasons. Children are using technology extensively for online classes, playing video games, doing homework, attending zoom birthday parties and celebrations, talking to their family and friends. Adults are using technology for more important activities like working from home, doing online shopping for essentials as well as non-essentials because we miss “those times and those things,” from food to clothes to work-related things. Not to forget a very important usage of technology by adults to socialise, to gossip, and to stay in touch with family, friends, and relatives.

Elderly people have also started toying with a phone, sometimes successfully making calls, at other times forwarding random messages to

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PM Modi to deliver inaugural address; ISA likely to vet WSB DPR in October



Narendra Modi wearing glasses: World Solar Technology Summit: PM Modi to deliver inaugural address; ISA likely to vet WSB DPR in October


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World Solar Technology Summit: PM Modi to deliver inaugural address; ISA likely to vet WSB DPR in October



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International Solar Alliance (ISA) is preparing a detailed project report (DPR) on the creation of World Solar Bank with authorised capital of USD 15 billion to fund projects, a senior official said.

The DPR for the World Solar Bank is likely to be placed at annual ISA Assembly in October this year, Director General ISA Upendra Tripathy told PTI.

This assumes significance in view of India’s ambitious target of having 100GW of solar energy by 2022. India’s installed solar power generation capacity stood at over 35 GW by July this year, according to the Central Electricity Authority data.

Besides there is need for huge funding for solar projects across the world for increasing share of renewable sources in the overall

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