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Split-second results can be had by use of smartphone lab

Split-second results can be had by use of smartphone lab

Yes, a lab right on your smartphone that instantly diagnoses infectious diseases like malaria, coronavirus, HIV or Lyme disease or a whole slew of other health conditions, even anxiety or depression. This small portable lab... 
Autonomous Vehicle Safety Standards Remain Voluntary After US DoT Policy Update

Autonomous Vehicle Safety Standards Remain Voluntary After US DoT Policy Update

The United States Department of Transportation announced, this week an updated federal guidance for automated vehicles. The new regulation is aimed at integrating the technology into the national transportation system.   AV... 
Australian Team Develops Long-Lasting Litihum-Sulfur Battery

Australian Team Develops Long-Lasting Litihum-Sulfur Battery

Researchers in Australia say they have developed a new battery with the capability to keep a smartphone charged for up to five days. Apparently this new technology could also power an electric vehicle for up to 1,000 kilometers. For... 
China Moving to Ban Foreign Technologies From Government Operation

China Moving to Ban Foreign Technologies From Government Operation

Brands like Dell, HP, and Microsoft have long used Chinese technology in their products.  You may recall that the Trump administration banned all US companies from doing any business with Chinese telecom company Huawei,... 
Slack’s Explosive Earnings Could Put the Pressure on Microsoft

Slack’s Explosive Earnings Could Put the Pressure on Microsoft

Last week, Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield said that most of the company’s top customers use some parts of Microsoft’s Office 365 suite but choose Slack for messaging instead of the option built into Windows-based software.  This... 
Apple’s privacy pages have a new look and are easier to read

Apple’s privacy pages have a new look and are easier to read

This week according to The Verge, Apple renewed its privacy webpages at Apple, which explains what the company does to ensure and protect your privacy. The privacy pages are much easier to read allowing you to scan through several... 
Google found iPhone hacking sites that also targeted Android and Windows users in China for spying

Google found iPhone hacking sites that also targeted Android and Windows users in China for spying

Google’s researchers investigated and revealed earlier last week the hacker sites that targeted iPhones also ended up infiltrating Android and Windows users as well according to Forbes in what appears to be an effort by the... 
SpaceX’s ‘Starman’ mannequin behind the wheel of a red Tesla Roadster complete orbit around the sun

SpaceX’s ‘Starman’ mannequin behind the wheel of a red Tesla Roadster complete orbit around the sun

SpaceX’s ‘Starman’ mannequin behind the wheel of a red Tesla Roadster attached atop a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket was shot into space over a year ago on February 6, 2018 and has finally completed an orbit around... 
Facebook To Face Lawsuit Over Facial Recognition Software

Facebook To Face Lawsuit Over Facial Recognition Software

A U.S. court has rejected Facebook Inc.’s (NASDAQ: FB) effort to undo a class action lawsuit over the company’s face recognition technology. Facebook users in Illinois have accused the social media company of violating the... 
Cloudflare Ends Relationship With 8chan

Cloudflare Ends Relationship With 8chan

The head of Cloudflare said his company will stop hosting fringe online platform 8chan after the platform was linked to multiple mass shootings. Cloudflare, a web infrastructure company, provides security and other services... 
Over 2,000 Journalists, Analysts Have Data Exposed

Over 2,000 Journalists, Analysts Have Data Exposed

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) inadvertently exposed sensitive data on more than 2,000 journalists and analysts that provided their information for the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show. A spreadsheet that... 
Facebook getting into the brain-computer interface development to someday control computers with just a thought

Facebook getting into the brain-computer interface development to someday control computers with just a thought

Now that Facebook’s case of misuse of user’s privacy data with the Federal Trade Commission is behind it, the company has announced information about developing mind reading devices and getting closer to developing a non-invasive... 
New Zoom-able Contact Lens Developed

New Zoom-able Contact Lens Developed

Scientists at the University of California San Diego have created a prototype contact lens that zooms on your command. The researchers commented in a statement, “According to our knowledge, a soft tunable lens, whose position... 
Experts Raise Security Concerns About FaceApp

Experts Raise Security Concerns About FaceApp

The Russian app Faceapp is one of the most downloaded across the globe. Millions of people have downloaded the app from Google Play and it is the top-ranked app on the iOS App Store in 121 countries. Even celebrities, including... 
Potential Cause Of SpaceX Spacecraft Explosion Revealed

Potential Cause Of SpaceX Spacecraft Explosion Revealed

SpaceX says that it believes it has discovered the reason behind the explosion of its Crew Dragon spaceship back on April 20. The craft exploded on the test stand during an uncrewed ground test of its escape thrusters. The spaceship... 
Facebook Fined By German Authorities Over Complaints

Facebook Fined By German Authorities Over Complaints

German authorities have fined Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) 2 million euros ($2.3 million) for inaccurately reporting the amount of complaints about illegal content on its platform. Under the Network Enforcement Act, which took effect... 
5 Chinese Tech Firms Added To U.S. Blacklist

5 Chinese Tech Firms Added To U.S. Blacklist

Five Chinese technology firms have been added to a United States blacklist. The U.S. Commerce Department said in its announcement that the five are being added to an “entity list” due to posing risks to American interests. The... 
FCC Makes It Easier To Block Robocalls

FCC Makes It Easier To Block Robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to make it easier for wireless carriers to block unwanted robocalls on their systems. Now, carriers can switch on robocall-blocking technologies automatically for all customers,... 
IKEA Launching Robotic Furniture

IKEA Launching Robotic Furniture

Swedish furniture maker IKEA is partnering with an American startup to create a line of robotic furniture. The new line is designed to turn a room into a modular and adaptable living area. According to the company announcement,... 
Chevrolet Adds New Safety Feature To Teen Driver Mode

Chevrolet Adds New Safety Feature To Teen Driver Mode

Chevrolet, a division of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM), has announced that it is adding a new Buckle to Drive feature to the Teen Driver mode for some of its vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,... 
New Study Advises Social Media Effect is Tiny—if Any—In Teenagers

New Study Advises Social Media Effect is Tiny—if Any—In Teenagers

There has been a lot of concern over the effects of social media on the youngest consumers but a new study suggests these may be far less significant than we thought.  Actually, the University of Oxford study advises...