While the buzz around 5G is often focused on smartphones (and the technology’s promise of lag-free gaming and streaming), the cellular technology stands to hypercharge industries far beyond entertainment. With its high bandwidth, low latency (i.e., the ability to transfer lots of data with minimal delay), and high reliability, 5G is faster and more dependable than 4G, and so robust that it can replace wired connections—bringing everything from factory robots to fleets of autonomous vehicles online. advertisement advertisement Also poised for big change is agriculture. Sensors and artificial intelligence could take some of the guesswork out of nature’s cycles, allowing farmers to remotely monitor weather patterns, livestock wellness, and soil nutrients, while autonomous driving and cloud computing could make equipment more efficient. “Our ability to have machines sending data in both directions is really important,” says Lane Arthur, John … [Read more...] about The next generation of the internet is almost here—and it could even transform our farms
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is on a two-day visit to India and was welcomed by President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with an embrace of course.The reason for his visit is the strengthening of bilateral ties in various sectors, including energy and defence. If it’s a run-of-the-mill visit by a foreign dignitary, then what makes it controversial, you ask? Well, like in a David Fincher film, the timing.Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s (popularly known as MBS) visit to India comes within five days of the terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama, which killed 40 jawans and infuriated the entire nation. After the attack, PM Modi had vowed to hunt down the perpetrators and avenge each drop of the martyrs' blood.Close The responsibility of the attack was claimed by Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), a banned terrorist organization which reportedly operates from Pakistani soil. JeM chief Masood Azhar, one of the most notorious terrorists in … [Read more...] about Should India really embrace Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit?
Business-decision makers in India are concerned with the impact of climate change over their operations, according to a recent study conducted by IBM with Morning Consult.The findings revealed that 72 percent Indians believe that local economy has been disrupted by severe weather events in the past year."As weather conditions become increasingly more severe across the globe, it is crucial that businesses across India have access to timely and accurate weather data to be prepared," said Cameron Clayton, General Manager, IBM Watson Media and Weather.Close IBM launched a new high resolution weather prediction system, IBM GRAF, which provides hourly updates on the weather along with forecasts down to 3 kilometers. related news Gold gains Rs 138 to Rs 37,930 per 10 gram, silver gains Rs 430 to Rs 43,730 per kg Need to re-look at public policies for service access to MSMEs, solo entrepreneurs: Niti Aayog chief The system can predict conditions upto 12 hours in advance by … [Read more...] about Indian corporate entities concerned about negative impact of climate change on economy: Report
At Fast Company, 31 out of 52 staffers on the editorial masthead are women—and we’re pretty proud of that. When it comes to selecting beauty products, our criteria for what’s good may be a little different from that of a fashion or lifestyle magazine: We look for products that are long-lasting and high-quality, and that offer simple solutions that we can depend on while writing, editing, photographing, designing, and producing our stories. So when we asked our colleagues for their holy grail beauty secrets, they had lots of opinions about price points, ingredients, and even packaging. From lipsticks that last the entire workday to the perfect “no-makeup” mascara, these are Fast Company staffers’ ultimate beauty picks. advertisement advertisement Glossier Lash Slickbuilt an empire around beauty products that enhance features while looking natural. That’s why it showed up in several editors’ top beauty picks. … [Read more...] about These beauty and skincare products are ‘Fast Company’ tested, and approved