Why Iran’s new ‘smart’ mobile phone is a big win for education technology


Iran is introducing a smart phone that can track every student’s activity and alert teachers when students fail to follow instructions.The new system will be tested on the National Center for Education Statistics and Education Research (NCESER) at Tehran University, which is under the supervision of the Ministry of Science and Technology.The government has spent […]

California officials: 1.3 million people eligible for ride-sharing program


California officials on Thursday said they have approved a 1.5 million-member ride-share program that could give tens of thousands of people who have yet to get a ride the chance to do so.“We have a lot of work to do to make sure that we can support this program, to make it as accessible as […]

What are the biggest problems facing India’s technology industry?


The news of the day: What’s new in technology and how can we use it?A number of issues have been raised in this section.First, there’s the ongoing debate on the role of government and the market.India’s tech sector, which was built on the back of government support, has been rocked by a spate of government-led […]

How to build a simple Android app with Unity and AngularJS for free


If you’ve ever wanted to build an app for your smartphone or tablet with Unity, then you’ve probably heard of the AngularJS framework.In fact, there are currently at least two full-featured Android applications written entirely in Unity.But Unity’s open source development model means you can also take it further and build your own apps, with […]