Report examines how to make technology work for society

[ad_1] MIT’s Task Force on the Work of the Future has released a report that punctures some conventional wisdom and builds a nuanced picture of the evolution of technology and jobs. Credit: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Automation is not likely to eliminate millions of jobs any time soon—but the U.S. still needs vastly improved policies […]

New technology allows software components to be isolated from each other with little computation

[ad_1] Combining a hardware feature processors from the semiconductor firm of Intel with a software method, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems in Kaiserslautern and Saarbrücken have come up with a new technology called ERIM to isolate software components from each other. In this way, for example, credit card data or passwords […]

Huawei denies US allegations of technology theft

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Beleaguered Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Tuesday denied accusations reported in the Wall Street Journal that it stole technology from a Portuguese inventor, accusing him of “taking advantage of the current geopolitical situation.” The US Department of Justice is looking into the claim, potentially adding to existing criminal cases against […]

Bosch's electric stroller technology helps push

[ad_1] It will affect cameras, flash storage and other common tech items.Tariffs hit Apple and other tech companies Some of the tech you like is about to get more expensive. Sticking to its earlier plans, the Trump administration has formally enacted a new round of tariffs against China-made products, which will take effect September 1st. […]

Psychosensory electronic skin technology for future AI and humanoid development

[ad_1] A mimetic diagram of artificial pain generation based on signal processing through a sense of touch. Credit: DGIST Professor Jae Eun Jang’s team in the Department of Information and Communication Engineering has developed electronic skin technology that can detect “prick” and “hot” pain sensations like humans. This research result has applications in the development […]

5G technology goes underground

[ad_1] Credit: Mark Agnor, Shutterstock Automation and digitalization are increasingly used in almost every major industry to improve efficiency. Thanks to rapid advances in artificial intelligence and robotics, and innovations like X-ray diffraction and electric vehicles, the mining sector is also catching up with the technological revolution. According to a White Paper by the World […]

Toyota, Suzuki partnering in self-driving car technology

[ad_1] In this Oct. 12, 2016 file photo, Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda, left, speaks with Suzuki Motor Corp. Chairman Osamu Suzuki during a news conference in Tokyo. Japan’s top automaker, Toyota, and smaller rival Suzuki announced Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, they are partnering in the development of self-driving car technology, as manufacturers around […]

Cable industry fights plan to require robocall-detection technology

[ad_1] The cable industry is fighting an attempt to require deployment of robocall-detection technology. Some phone providers have already begun deploying the technology in question, which is called SHAKEN/STIR. The technology authenticates callers with digital certificates to prevent spoofing of Caller ID numbers. But Charter—the lobby group that represents Comcast and other cable companies—wants to […]

Researchers advance organ-on-chip technology to advance drug development

[ad_1] A 3D self-rolled biosensor array gripping a 3D cardiac spheroid. Credit: Carnegie Mellon University Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed an organ-on-an-electronic-chip platform, which uses bioelectrical sensors to measure the electrophysiology of the heart cells in three dimensions. These 3-D, self-rolling biosensor arrays coil up […]

10 reasons you should be worried about facial recognition technology

[ad_1] Credit: Karelnoppe/Shutterstock Facial recognition technology is spreading fast. Already widespread in China, software that identifies people by comparing images of their faces against a database of records is now being adopted across much of the rest of the world. It’s common among police forces but has also been used at airports, railway stations and […]