‘Minority Report’ adviser John Underkoffler ponders the user interfaces of the future
John Underkoffler is the CEO of Oblong Industries, and he is perhaps best known as the science advisor for the landmark sci-fi film Minority Report. Long before the body suit of Ready Player One, Underkoffler helped envision Minority Report’s scene where actor Tom Cruise uses “data gloves” and gesture controls to manipulate a transparent computer. He talked […]
MUMBAI (May 23): Shareholders in India's cash-strapped Fortis Healthcare Ltd voted out a fourth director, the hospital operator said on Wednesday, amid displeasure over the board's handling of offers of investment.
Fortis has received five offers from local and international suitors wanting to invest in the firm or buy it. Though in need of funds, the company has become an attractive asset as private healthcare spending grows in India while the government expands access to insurance in a country lacking adequate health facilities.
KUALA LUMPUR: As the new Pakatan Harapan coalition-led federal government steps up to review the previous administration’s mega infrastructure projects, the failed 1Malaysia Development (1MDB) and other issues, the stock market is bearing the brunt.