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The good and the ugly about drones

Both the good and bad sides of drones were on display over the weekend in the U.S., with a drone delivering medical supplies to a remote area in Wise, Virginia, even as some other drones were obstructing the fighting of a wildfire in far away California to apparently shoot videos.

NASA spacecraft to be full of 'dazzling' data after Pluto flyby

After a journey of nine years and 3 billion miles, the New Horizons spacecraft re-established contact with NASA and was furiously collecting data and what are expected to be "dazzling" images of the dwarf planet Pluto.

Robotic Technology Ready to Revolutionize Surgeries in India

Ushering in an era of surgical precision, robotic surgeries are gaining acceptance pushing the skill levels of surgeons to the optimum.

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Interview

Microsoft Azure Ensures Rapid Adoption of Cloud: Joseph Landes

Joseph Landes, General Manager, Developer, and Platform Evangelist, Microsoft, explains how Azure enables customers to extend their on-premise investments into the public cloud and choose between infrastructure and platform services.

Internet of Things: The Next Big Thing after Cloud, Mobility and Big Data

Adaire Fox-Martin, SVP Industry, Value and Solutions , SAP APJ, on what's pushing the tech needle.

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News

Space X Dragon spacecraft to get survival software update

Space X is giving its Dragon spacecraft a software upgrade so it might be able to save itself in the event of a rocket explosion.

Smart Sensors to Pave the Way for Emergency Vehicles in Bangalore

Caught up in traffic snarls, Bangalore’s first responders race the devil to save lives. Here’s how Vigilante’s Emergency Vehicle Pre-emption system (EVP) stepped in to the rescue.

Eric Schmidt: There's no Catching up with Machines when their Intelligence Overtakes Ours

Google is advancing its own machine learning through the Google DeepMind division.

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Opinion

New A.I. tech helps you write right

Last week, IBM revealed that its Jeopardy-winning supercomputer has a new capability. It's called Watson Tone Analyzer. You can use it like spell check, except instead of checking your spelling, it checks the "tone" of your writing.

IoT Considerations for CIOs

Gartner has predicted that, by 2020, the Internet of Things will grow to 26 billion objects. This will lead to disruption--and CIOs need to be ready.

Here's Why Amazon Drones May Never Land at Your Door

Amazon's distribution network limits the company's deliveries to just a tiny fraction of the US.

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8 Ways Technology Kicked Off the FIFA 2014 World Cup

The FIFA 2014 World Cup is as much about the adrenaline and the glory of winning as it is about technology this year. New high-tech innovations are not only assisting decision-makers but also enhancing the football fans' delight.

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