News tagged with big data

Orchard-specific fruit tree management

Chemical applications to vineyards are currently based on land area. New technology that takes into account foliage dimensions will save on chemicals and reduce impact on the environment.

dateMay 24, 2018 in Other
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China moves to rope in its tech 'unicorns'

Having lost the likes of Alibaba and Baidu to Wall Street, China is hatching a plan to woo them back and make sure it keeps a new generation of technology titans closer to home as it battles the US for supremacy in the sector.

dateMay 09, 2018 in Business
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How to catch a fish genome with big data

If you eat fish in the U.S., chances are it once swam in another country. That's because the U.S. imports over 80 percent of its seafood, according to estimates by the United Nations. New genetic research could help make ...

dateApr 11, 2018 in Biotechnology
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How smart is your city?

The proportion of the world's population that lives in cities is growing quickly. This means that we need to develop strategies for infrastructure, water supply, habitation, and climate adaptation, in all cities around the ...

dateApr 05, 2018 in Other
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