- A Smart Watch Controlled by Twists, Tilts, and Clicks
A movable smart-watch screen makes it easier to read a map or play a game.
- 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014
Technology news is full of incremental developments. These are the breakthroughs that matter.
- Intergalactic Entrepreneurs Prepare for Blast-Off
A unique gathering of 13 companies showcases a coming year of launches.
- Alibaba’s Big Rivals May Have a Mobile Edge
Other big Chinese e-commerce companies, including JD.com, merge social networking, payments, and mobile.
- Nerve-Stimulating Implant Could Lower Blood Pressure
Academics and pharmaceutical companies alike are looking to electrical implants as an alternative to drugs for treating disease.
- FDA Approval for Robotic Arm Controlled by Muscle Activity
An electromechanical limb developed by Segway maker DEKA now needs a manufacturer to mass-produce it.
- The Emerging Science of Superspreaders (And How to Tell If You’re One Of Them)
Nobody has figured out how to spot the most influential spreaders of information in a real-world network. Now that looks set to change with important implications, not least for the superspreaders themselves. <
Toronto wants to kill the smart city forever
The city wants to get right what Sidewalk Labs got so wrong.
Saudi Arabia plans to spend $1 billion a year discovering treatments to slow aging
The oil kingdom fears that its population is aging at an accelerated rate and hopes to test drugs to reverse the problem. First up might be the diabetes drug metformin.
Yann LeCun has a bold new vision for the future of AI
One of the godfathers of deep learning pulls together old ideas to sketch out a fresh path for AI, but raises as many questions as he answers.
The dark secret behind those cute AI-generated animal images
Google Brain has revealed its own image-making AI, called Imagen. But don't expect to see anything that isn't wholesome.
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