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Phillips Lighting Debuts ‘World’s First’ Autonomous Indoor Drone

Philips Lighting, a provider of lighting solutions, announced on Friday what it called “the first application” of an autonomous, indoor drone that uses Visible Light Communication (VLC technology) from Philips Lighting to navigate. The drone, developed by Blue Jay, can...

Qualcomm Demonstrates Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles in Motion

Qualcomm Incorporated through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., on Thursday demonstrated dynamic electric vehicle charging (DEVC), which allows vehicles to charge while driving. Qualcomm Technologies designed and built a wireless DEVC system capable of charging an electric vehicle (EV) dynamically...

HPE Unveils ‘World’s Largest Single-Memory Computer’ Capable of Holding 160 Terabytes of Data

Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Tuesday introduced what it called “the world’s largest single-memory computer,” the latest milestone in The Machine research project (The Machine). The Machine, which is the largest R&D program in the history of the company, is...

Courier Company Hermes Trials Self-Driving Delivery Robots in London

Courier company Hermes announced last week it is partnering with Starship Technologies to launch a testing program for the use of self-driving delivery robots in the London borough of Southwark. Hermes Germany and Starship Technologies have earlier tested parcel delivery...

Annual Cap on H-1B Visa For High-Skilled Workers Maxes Out in Only Five Days

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said Friday it has attained a cap of 85,000 H1-B visa applications for the fiscal year, only five days after opening the new application period. H-1B visas are often granted to foreign tech workers,...