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AT&T turns on more low-band 5G, as device sales inch forward 1
Posted Thursday, Feb 6, 2020 by Jeff Safire

AT&T has expanded its low-band 5G service to more than a dozen additional cities, as the carrier aims to deliver nationwide coverage in the second quarter.

Fitbit for the flu: Researchers show the fitness wearables can help track outbreaks 2
Posted Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020 by Jeff Safire

A new study showed that by employing secondary signals from heart rates, physical activity and sleep quality, common Fitbit trackers may be able to predict the spread of the flu in real time and better than current infectious disease surveillance methods.

Ferroelectric Semiconductors Could Mix Memory and Logic 3
Posted Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020 by Jeff Safire

Engineers at Purdue University and at Georgia Tech have constructed the first devices from a new kind of two-dimensional material that combines memory-retaining properties and semiconductor properties.

FDA approves Tandem's closed-loop artificial pancreas 4
Posted Monday, Dec 16, 2019 by Jeff Safire

The FDA approved its first automatic insulin dosing system designed to deliver correction boluses as well as adjust background insulin levels to help prevent bouts of high and low blood sugar in people with Type 1 diabetes.

Machine Learning vs. AI, Important Differences Between 5
Posted Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 by Jeff Safire

Unfortunately, there’s still a lot of confusion within the public and the media regarding what truly is artificial intelligence [44], and what truly is machine learning [18]. Often the terms are being used as synonyms

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