Machines in one FedEx facility are directly replacing human roles but there are no pink slips, yet. The news: The New York Times says the firm is using five autonomous “tuggers” to move large, oddly shaped items around a freight depot in North Carolina. What they do: The tugs are akin to autonomous cars…
Just like graphene or Elon Musk’s startups, 5G has become a technology savior. Proponents tout the poorly defined wireless technology as the path to virtual reality, telemedicine, and self-driving cars.
Banyan Biomarkers is one of the first companies to bring a blood-based test to aid in the detection of traumatic brain injuries and concussions to the U.S. market By Omar Ford February 16, 2018 A new blood-based test could help change the way TBI’s such as concussions are detected in patients. FDA recently granted…
Sunday’s Super Bowl broadcast included a spot for Amazon’s Alexa, in which Alexa’s name was said some 10 times. But the Amazon Echos in people’s homes didn’t even blink, because they were programmed to look for a particular digital fingerprint in the wake-up word, and ignore it.
A tussle this week between prominent investors and Apple Inc. over iPhone use by young people comes amid a nascent re-evaluation of the smartphone’s social consequences within the industry that spawned it.
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