Antitrust probe of Facebook may be first step against Big Tech

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain A coalition of US states unveiled on Friday an antitrust investigation of Facebook, the first of what is expected to be a wave of action against dominant technology firms. New York state Attorney General Letitia James announced the action on behalf of seven other states and the District of Columbia […]

Huawei Mate 30 Pro renders take us one step closer to Huawei's flagship

[ad_1] We’ve seen a few apparent glimpses of the Huawei Mate 30 Pro in low-quality pictures recently, showing a circular camera housing and a wide display notch. Now, we may have a much better look at the new Huawei flagship thanks to Pricebaba and prolific tipster Onleaks. The duo shared apparent renders of the Huawei […]

Step toward managing immune response in soft tissue

[ad_1] Credit: National University of Ireland, Galway Researchers from the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway), Massachusetts Institute of Technology and AMBER, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research have today (Thursday, 29 August) announced a significant breakthrough in soft robotics which could help patients requiring in-situ (implanted) medical devices such […]

T-Mobile's promise of widespread 5G comes a step closer with new lab in Washington

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Two decades ago, it was an old warehouse packed with stoves, refrigerators and other appliances. Today, it’s a 20,000-square-foot facility with advanced technology meant to bring nationwide 5G to T-Mobile’s customers before the competition. The company bought the building 20 years ago for general operations, slowly housing more and more […]

A promising step in returning bipedal mobility

[ad_1] New research effort aims to help people walk again by combining exoskeletons with spinal stimulation. Credit: California Institute of Technology Engineers at Caltech have launched a new research initiative aimed at restoring natural and stable locomotion to individuals with walking deficiencies that result from spinal cord injuries and strokes. This initiative, dubbed RoAM (Robotic […]

The next step in AI? Mimicking a baby's brain

[ad_1] Professor Alice Parker Takes Another Step Towards Reverse-Engineering The Human Brain. Credit: Hugh Kretschmer The phrase “positive reinforcement,” is something you hear more often in an article about child rearing than one about artificial intelligence. But according to Alice Parker, Dean’s Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer […]

Third step boosts solar cell performance

[ad_1] The team uses solution-processing techniques to create organic solar cells. Credit: KAUST A three-component light-harvesting layer boosts performance in an organic solar cell. Adding one extra ingredient to the light-capturing layer of an emerging solar cell technology can significantly improve all aspects of its energy-harvesting performance, KAUST researchers have shown. The team is developing […]