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Posted Monday, Aug 22, 2022 by Jeff Safire

New sensor technologies and interfaces are being developed that will enable automakers to create more intelligent steering wheels that will be capable of monitoring a vehicle’s driver and enable cars to call for help or even during an emergency steer a vehicle to safety.


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Posted Monday, Aug 15, 2022 by Jeff Safire

Researchers have devised a novel smartphone authentication that uses notification sounds and AI to map the user’s handgrip.


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Posted Tuesday, May 3, 2022 by Jeff Safire

BY STACEY HIGGINBOTHAM May 3, 2022 This year feels like a fraught one for the smart home. On one hand, there’s the promise of the Matter protocol arriving to help solve persistent interoperability challenges. On the other hand, we’re seeing a wave of companies shut their doors as they assess the landscape post-pandemic. So…


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Posted Monday, Apr 25, 2022 by Jeff Safire

By Pallab Ghosh, BBC News | Science The Atlas detector comprises 7,000 tonnes of metal, silicon, electronics, and wiring, intricately and precisely put together. It is now more powerful than ever. Deep underground amidst the Alps, scientists are barely able to contain their excitement. They whisper about discoveries that would radically alter our understanding…


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Posted Tuesday, Apr 19, 2022 by Jeff Safire

Netflix estimates that a huge amount of people watch the service thanks to account sharing By Jay Peters @jaypeters Apr 19, 2022   Netflix announced in March that it plans to crack down on password sharing, and in its first quarter earnings letter to shareholders (pdf), it gave a big clue as to why.…


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