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ADMIN posted a blog entry in FDF Online NewsAmazon will be using self-driving robots to deliver packages in the near future but testing has already begun in Seattle. It was developed at Amazon's R&D lab and is designed to avoid pedestrians, pets or anything else in its path. In theory, it works similar to the suitcase that follows you around. It sort of resembles a small Ice Box which will house packages inside it for Amazon customers. © Amazon Amazon says “the devices will autonomously follow their delivery route but will initially be accompanied by an Amazon employee. We developed Amazon Scout at our research and development lab in Seattle, ensuring the devices can safely and efficiently navigate around pets, pedestrians and anything else in their path." © Amazon The robot is called “Amazon Scout” and can roll on sidewalks that can navigate around obstacles. At the moment, Amazon will use six robots to make deliveries this week; although it will be accompanied by an Amazon employee. The robot will have a few hurdles to face such as extreme weather conditions, steep inclines, curbs and other engineering challenges, which is why it's not certain when we can see it being used in the mainstream places. Previously, Amazon was testing out drones for delivering packages; however, we have not seen that idea come to fruition as of yet. © YouTube Amazon already uses robots to move inventory in their warehouses. However, considering those robots have a pre-defined path, using robots in the real world can be risky. Having said that, Amazon is not the only company tapping into robot delivery as other startups are also looking into this technology. Amazon Scout, on the other hand, cannot replace trucks that carry loads of packages. However, it can be used at the last phase of delivery. If you want to know how the delivery robot will work, you can watch the video below:
The Highest Paid Job In The IT Sector Has An Avg Package Of Rs 85 Lakhs PA & Now We're Depressed
ADMIN posted a blog entry in FDF Online NewsJobs and employment happen to be one of the biggest concerns of the current generation of soon-to-be-graduates. Hell, even recent graduates are still jittery about what luck has in store for them, when it comes to landing a job in the industry of their choice, for which they have slogged for the last three or even four years. While very little seems to have changed over the last few years, we can only hope that the situation brightens in the times to come. However, until we get there and are in a position to report the improvement in the circumstances, let us tell you something that we do know! © Thinkstock-Getty Images While job opportunities in most sectors are suffering, there is one particular job profile in the IT industry that's loaded with immense growth prospects in the future and boasts of a salary package that's so effing awesome, that it made you click on this article to find out all about it. Over the last couple of years, the IT industry has become the backbone of every other business you can think of. In today's time of globalisation and digitalization, no business can sustain itself in the long run if they do not have a strong IT setup and backup. © Thinkstock-Getty Images Yet, given the colossal amount of dependency the industry enjoys, from small-scale and large, global businesses alike, the constant threat of data leaks and malware attacks only becomes all the more real. This has therefore poised cybersecurity as an inevitable measure to secure data and information, and more and more firms are ready to shell out huge sums of money to secure themselves by appointing a more than able Chief Information Security Officer for the company. © Thinkstock-Getty Images As per a recent BTI Executive search, this position will see at least 20% more demand in 2019. What's more, cybersecurity is set to see more jobs, as there is a talent shortfall in that area! So, all you IT graduates, lend us your ears as we divulge all the deets related to the highest paid job in the IT industry, that you might want to know about: 1. According to a latest BTI research, CISOs get an average annual package of around whopping Rs 85 lakh per year! 2. At the same time, CISO isn't the top job in the IT industry. The post of Chief Information Officer still tops the charts. © Thinkstock-Getty Images 3. Since more and more companies are concerned about tightening their security online, cybersecurity jobs have grown three times faster than other IT jobs. 4. Research has also shown that six sectors have been actively looking to hire CISOs. These are banking, e-commerce, engineering, healthcare and customer-oriented product and services. © Thinkstock-Getty Images 5. Another study has shown that globally there is a shortage of 3 million cyber security professionals, of which South Asia has a shortage of 2 million professionals. 6. A CISO professional leads departments such as IT infrastructure, networks, security platforms, and virtual infrastructures. 7. A CISO usually reports to the Chief Technical Officer or Chief Information Officer.