Save the Date: 2021 Technology Good Scout Award, Nov. 3 – WashingtonExec

Save the Date: 2021 Technology Good Scout Award, Nov. 3 – WashingtonExec

The National Capital Area Council of Boy Scouts of America will host the 2021 Technology Good Scout Award on Nov. 3 at Tysons Corner Marriott in McLean, Virginia.This year, the award honors Science Applications International Corp. CEO Nazzic Keene for her contributions to virtual modernization efforts for the company, its customers and IT modernization projects for government agencies.The annual event recognizes a leader in the technology industry from within the greater Washington, D.C., area, who exemplifies the values of the Scout Oath and Law in his or her daily life.Keene joined SAIC in 2012 and has held several increasingly responsible…
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Oxford University Press launches new logo – Devdiscourse

Oxford University Press launches new logo – Devdiscourse

Oxford University Press (OUP) Monday launched a new logo which, it said, is designed to support its ongoing transformation to become a digital-first business and enhance its aim to make knowledge and learning more accessible using technology.The branding has been designed by an agency named Superunion with refinements by typographer and logo designer Rob Clarke.It features Oxford's name and an icon showing the turning pages of a book forming the 'O' of the popular university press. It represents Oxford's heritage as a print publisher, and its transformation to a future of multi-format content publishing.The previous logo was just the name…
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Seagate Technology Holdings PLC stock underperforms Monday when compared to competitors – MarketWatch

Seagate Technology Holdings PLC stock underperforms Monday when compared to competitors – MarketWatch

Shares of Seagate Technology Holdings PLC STX, -0.59% sank 0.91% to $81.24 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.66% rising 0.34% to 4,486.46 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.46% falling 0.10% to 35,258.61. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Seagate Technology Holdings PLC closed $24.98 short of its 52-week high ($106.22), which the company achieved on May 17th. The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +0.21% rose 1.01% to $307.29, HP Inc.…
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Army bets on technology & not more troops on ground in Eastern Command to deal with China – ThePrint

Army bets on technology & not more troops on ground in Eastern Command to deal with China – ThePrint

Rupa (Arunachal Pradesh): Understanding well that “mountains eat up men”, the Indian Army has sharpened its focus on technology rather than increased boots on the ground in the Eastern Command to tackle an aggressive China.The technology push by the Army has seen the deployment of a wide range of cameras, sensors, radars, motion detectors, satellite imagery, drones — which are all backed by an indigenous Artificial Intelligence software — to keep a track of the movement of the People‘s Liberation Army (PLA), not just along the LAC but also well within the enemy territory.While the programme to induct modern technology…
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Banks boosting their technology hiring to chase South Asia’s $93 billion in tech deals – Mint

Banks boosting their technology hiring to chase South Asia’s $93 billion in tech deals – Mint

Tech startups in Southeast Asia and India are maturing in terms of scale and size, with many becoming unicorns and some ready to go public either through direct listings or mergers Investment banks are boosting their technology hiring in Southeast Asia and India as the region’s fast-growing consumer internet markets catch up with their peers, pushing deals to new heights. Global lenders Barclays Plc and Citigroup Inc. have created new senior roles, while regional and boutique players are staffing up to capture a surge of activity in mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings. “Every single investment bank is looking…
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EXCLUSIVE Canada to back Pratt & Whitney turboprop hybrid engine technology -sources – Reuters

EXCLUSIVE Canada to back Pratt & Whitney turboprop hybrid engine technology -sources – Reuters

The logo of U.S. manufacturer Pratt & Whitney is seen on an engine of Swiss airline's new Bombardier CS100 passenger jet at Zurich airport near the town of Kloten June 18, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannMONTREAL, July 14 (Reuters) - Canada is expected to announce government support for Pratt & Whitney to bring a hybrid engine to first flight, as the country eyes a broader role in developing new technologies to lower emissions, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.The unspecified "co-investment" toward a demonstration flight of the hybrid engine for regional turboprops is part of a wider announcement for…
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San Francisco raises Tesla 'self-driving' safety concerns as public test nears – Reuters

San Francisco raises Tesla 'self-driving' safety concerns as public test nears – Reuters

A Tesla logo is seen on the body of its electric vehicle (EV) during a media day for the Auto Shanghai show in Shanghai, China April 20, 2021. REUTERS/Aly SongSAN FRANCISCO, Sept 23 (Reuters) - San Francisco transport authorities on Thursday raised concerns about the safety record of Tesla's advanced driver assistant system, as the electric car maker prepared a wide release of a test version of the software that works on city streets and highways.The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) also disputed the name of the system, "Full Self-Driving" (FSD) saying it is an advanced driver assistance program,…
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