Technology Mauritius

Boston Dynamics' Latest Scary Robot Opens Doors for Its Friends

When the robots decide to become your overlords, what defensive measures are you hoping to deploy? If your answer is “doors,” then you’re unfortunately fresh out of luck.

13 Feb 2018, business.mega.mu

Alexa, Google Assistant want to be everywhere in 2018

These voice assistants want to be on the go with you, plugging into smart glasses, smart earbuds and even smart toilets.

17 Jan 2018, business.mega.mu

Secteur Touristique : Airbnb, Un Phénomène Déjà Répandu À Maurice

À travers le service Airbnb sur Internet, les particuliers se voient offrir la possibilité de louer leur résidence personnelle aux touristes. Le phénomène a fini par toucher Maurice.

25 Jul 2017, business.mega.mu

Apple announced the future this week, and you probably didn't even notice

Apple revealed its 10-year plan for the future this week. If you don't remember that slide from the hours of presentations Apple execs made on stage during the company's developer conference on Monday, you're not alone.

07 Jun 2017, business.mega.mu

Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Hacked In Three Simple Steps

A video showing how to defeat Samsung's iris scanner has appeared online. It seems almost implausible that this would be enough to get around security that Samsung claims is 100 times more secure than fingerprints.

25 May 2017, business.mega.mu

Malaysia Airlines First to Track Fleet With Satellites

Malaysia Airlines, which lost a wide-body jet with 239 people aboard three years ago in one of history’s most enduring aviation mysteries, has become the first airline to sign an agreement for space-based flight tracking of its aircraft.

19 Apr 2017, business.mega.mu

Robots that take people's jobs should pay taxes, says Bill Gates

ill Gates has called for a tax on robots to make up for lost taxes from workers whose jobs are destroyed by automation.

23 Feb 2017, business.mega.mu

Coca-Cola says it's the first Fortune 500 company to 'balance' its water footprint

Coca-Cola Company says it has fully "replenished" all the water it uses globally to make billions of bottles of soft drinks, juices and purified H20.

05 Sep 2016, business.mega.mu

Let's Stop Freaking Out About Artificial Intelligence

The positives outweigh the negatives. So let’s get to work. Artificial intelligence, or AI, is all around us today—and it’s often invisible as we go about our daily lives.

29 Jun 2016, business.mega.mu

Google Launches New My Activity Site, Reaffirms Google Knows Basically Everything About You

Google knows a lot about you - particular about the "you" on the internet. A new tool launched today called My Activity lets you get some insight on just what that information is - in a readable sense - by showing you your various web, Google product (including Android and Android apps), and search activities in a rather pretty card timeline. The site works on both desktop and mobile.

29 Jun 2016, business.mega.mu

The U.S. Is Still Using Floppy Disks To Run Its Nuclear Program

Want to launch a nuclear missile? You'll need a floppy disk. That's according to a new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), which found that the Pentagon was still using 1970s-era computing systems that require "eight-inch floppy disks."

27 May 2016, business.mega.mu

WhatsApp Encrypts Messages For All Its Users

Instant messaging service WhatsApp is seeking to reassure its users about their privacy by encrypting all messages sent via its app.

06 Apr 2016, business.mega.mu

Cryptography Pioneers Win Turing Award

In 1970, a Stanford artificial intelligence researcher named John McCarthy returned from a conference in Bordeaux, France, where he had presented a paper on the possibility of a “Home Information Terminal.”

02 Mar 2016, business.mega.mu

L’iPhone 5SE deviendrait le SE et serait présenté le 21 mars

Les aficionados devront patienter quelques jours supplémentaires.

02 Mar 2016, Le Matinal

Microsoft Lumia 650: des performances à la hauteur de son élégance ?

Après avoir présenté ses mo-dèles haut de gamme en fin d’année, Microsoft revient avec un nouvel appareil plus accessible.

02 Mar 2016, Le Matinal

The Raspberry Pi 3 Adds Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, And Still Costs Only $35

The Raspberry Pi Foundation is celebrating its computer's fourth birthday with some big news: it's launching a brand new Raspberry Pi today.

01 Mar 2016, business.mega.mu

You Can Use Facebook To Track Your Friends' Sleep

A software developer in Denmark has created a way to track the sleep patterns of his Facebook friends using only the activity data available on the social network. The tool, developed by Søren Louv-Jansen, is based on the activity timestamps that Facebook stores on users of its site and Messenger app.

29 Feb 2016, business.mega.mu

Mattel’s $300 3D Printer Lets You Design and Create Your Own Toys

In the 1960s, Mattel's ThingMaker let children create their own toys by pouring liquid plastic into metal molds. Now, Mattel has updated the idea for a new century using 3D printing.

25 Feb 2016, business.mega.mu

This Mark Zuckerberg Picture Could Show Our Terrifying Dystopian Future

A photo of Mark Zuckerberg walking with a slightly inhuman smile on his face, past a sea of people wearing virtual reality headsets, has caused a stir online.

24 Feb 2016, business.mega.mu

LG dévoile deux nouveaux Smartphones surprise

Ce 21 février, les deux géants sud-coréens Samsung et LG s’affronteront à la veille de l’ouverture du Mobile World Congress de Barcelone.

17 Feb 2016, Le Matinal

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