Apple reclaimed its position as the top smartphone seller in China after six years, clocking a record market share in the final quarter of 2021 as US sanctions hit rival Huawei, according to researchers.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-27
It is not hard for humans to recognize an indoor environment, but teaching an artificial intelligence (AI) system to distinguish an office from a library is. AI systems are usually trained to use images only, and recognizing a space just by looking at objects can easily go wrong. That is... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-26
Privacy measures that are meant to preserve the anonymity of smartphone users are no longer suitable for the digital age, a study suggested on Tuesday.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-25
Amazon Go is moving to the suburbs.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-25
Twenty years after he planned the controversial barrier between Israel and Palestinians, Dany Tirza is developing a security tool that requires no cement: body cameras with facial recognition technology.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-23
The climate is changing, but misinformation about it on the major social media platforms is not.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-21
Telecommunications giants AT&T and Verizon are ready to expand their 5G services, but airlines want to prevent their complete takeoff over safety concerns at some of the nation's airports.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-20
While waiting to board a plane on a recent trip out of town, an airline staff member asked me to momentarily take off my face mask to allow the facial recognition technology to check me in to expedite my boarding process. I was taken aback by the bluntness of the... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-19
You may think the metaverse will be a bunch of interconnected virtual spaces—the world wide web but accessed through virtual reality. This is largely correct, but there is also a fundamental but slightly more cryptic side to the metaverse that will set it apart from today's internet: the blockchain.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-17
"Baby Shark," the musical earworm that's become one of the most popular children's songs, reached a big milestone.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-14
Nigeria lifted a seven-month ban on Twitter Inc. in the West African country, after the social network agreed to various conditions.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-14
Apple said it removed several apps ripping off the viral puzzle game Wordle.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-13
It's a new era for fashion as the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) opens doors for sustainable catwalk-worthy fashion accessories created using 3D printing technology.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-13
Personalized smart guns, which can be fired only by verified users, may be arriving to U.S. markets.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-12
Officials at the Consumer Technology Association have announced the development and availability of Ripple, an open radar API standard. The API is being presented as an industry standard for the interoperability of hardware and software systems that make use of small radar devices or chips.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-11