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Walgreens begins testing drone delivery in Texas 2021-10-20 12:52:08Walgreens will begin flying packages by drone to residents in a pair of Texas cities in partnership with Google's drone-making affiliate, Wing.

How a simple box design is saving the 2021-10-20 12:14:21This is a story about a box.

Moscow metro launches face recognition payments 2021-10-15 10:01:33Moscow on Friday rolled out a facial recognition payment system in the city's metro system, part of a rapid expansion of the controversial technology

New fibers can make breath-regulating garments 2021-10-15 09:44:24A new kind of fiber developed by researchers at MIT and in Sweden can be made into clothing that senses how much it is being stretched or compressed,

Light Field Lab debuts SolidLight – a high 2021-10-08 08:51:23A team of engineers at Silicon Valley startup Light Field Lab is debuting its new high-resolution holographic display, SolidLight. In its announcement

Repairing turbines with a supersonic blast of metal 2021-10-07 08:21:13A highly anticipated capability with the potential to repair hydroelectric dam turbines without the melting associated with traditional repair methods

Combustion creates Braille display for electronics 2021-10-05 15:57:22Imagine an iPad or a Kindle for the blind, with inflatable Braille that changes shape under a user's touch. A Cornell-led collaboration has made a cr

Researchers develop new process to manufacture extreme heat-resistant 2021-10-04 15:56:33Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers have developed a novel process to manufacture extreme heat-resistant carbon-carbon composites at a faster ra

In the face of neurotechnology advances, Chile passes 2021-09-30 03:51:05Chilean lawmakers on Wednesday approved a law establishing the rights to personal identity, free will and mental privacy, becoming the first country i

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‘Get ready for the 6G era that will 2021-10-27 08:00:50Nokia Bell Labs’ Julie Byrne talks about chairing a national conversation around research and the major tech trends she sees coming down the lin

Microsoft’s data sharing platform ‘Trove’ for AI developers 2021-10-27 07:28:05Since its launch last year, Trove has been used by AI developers to source images posted by the public to inform the programming of machines. The post

UN report warns 2030 goals ‘not enough’ ahead 2021-10-27 05:55:21The UNEP report also found that current net-zero commitments could be a last hope to bring the expected temperature rise down. The post UN report warn

One in every seven Irish job ads now 2021-10-27 05:35:22IDA Ireland's latest quarterly labour market report found that interest in jobs offering remote working had tripled since last year. The post One in

Google and Twitter less impacted by Apple privacy 2021-10-27 04:36:03Apple’s privacy changes had a ‘modest impact’ on YouTube revenue and an effect on Twitter that was ‘lower than expected’

Microsoft’s cloud-driven earnings are sky-high 2021-10-27 04:03:46With jumps in revenue across almost all services, Microsoft is riding high on the back of digital transformation and hybrid working. The post Microsof

40 new jobs for the Gaeltacht as ÉireComposites 2021-10-27 03:37:28Following an aerospace manufacturing contract win, the Galway company will grow to a workforce of 100. The post 40 new jobs for the Gaeltacht as &Eacu

Burnout in tech: How to spot it and 2021-10-27 02:00:03Hays’ James Milligan discusses what tech employers can do to spot, address and prevent burnout among their employees. The post Burnout in tech:

‘Life-changing’ pharma research to develop the next generation 2021-10-26 12:46:02Contraceptives in the form of long-acting injectables could be transformative for the world’s poorest nations. Here’s how one researcher i

Westmeath medtech gets €3m private equity funding boost 2021-10-26 12:15:49Irish growth capital investor BGF selected medtech Ostoform as its ninth Irish equity investment. The post Westmeath medtech gets €3m private equ

Irish-founded Sonrai raises $50m for cloud cybersecurity platform 2021-10-26 08:00:12Co-founded by Irishman Brendan Hannigan, Sonrai will use the funding to invest in R&D and expand sales globally. The post Irish-founded Sonrai rai

Skillnet Ireland gets €1m to help Irish businesses 2021-10-26 07:44:05Skillnet Ireland's 'Transform' digital skills programme was launched in 2019. It is getting an extra funding boost to reach a wider network of SMEs

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This AI Predicts How Old Children Are. Can 2021-10-26 17:24:09Yoti’s tech may be enticing for Big Tech companies: It works out if you’re under or over 13, the age most social media platforms require t

Dark Web Drug Busts Lead to 150 Arrests 2021-10-26 17:12:56Operation Dark HunTor spanned eight countries—and put the focus on sellers more than marketplaces.

iOS 15 Is Here. Here Are All the 2021-10-26 11:46:00The iOS 15.1 update adds the long-awaited SharePlay function, allowing you to listen to music or watch movies with others using FaceTime.

Satellites Can Spy a Menace in West Africa: 2021-10-26 11:00:00Spacecraft help researchers monitor environmental problems on Earth, like the overgrowth of nonnative species and deforestation.

10 Video Game Series That Deserve to Be 2021-10-26 10:00:00From Legacy of Kain to Silent Hill, these franchises were killed off too soon.

Age of Empires IV  Is a Solid Strategy 2021-10-26 10:00:00It’s the perfect introduction to Age for new players, but veterans may be underwhelmed by its campaign offerings.

This AI Resurrects Ancient Board Games—and Lets You 2021-10-26 09:00:00What tabletop games did our ancestors play in 1000 BC? A new research project wants to find out, and make them playable online too.

The Future Is Bleak. Pondering Pangaea Gives Me 2021-10-26 09:00:00In 200 million years, our far-flung continents may join up again. It reminds us of humans' tiny place in this intergalactic drama.

Tips on How to Snag a PlayStation 5 2021-10-26 09:00:00A year after launch, Sony's latest console is still difficult to find. We've got some tips on how to score one.

‘My Body Is Used to Design Military Tech’ 2021-10-26 08:00:00The prosthetics industry and military have a long history that doesn’t serve most people with limb difference. It’s time for a justice-ori

These Are the 9 Android Phones Worth Buying 2021-10-26 07:00:00Shopping for a new phone can be an ordeal. Let us take some of the pain out of it with these picks and tips.

This Groundbreaking Simulator Generates a Huge Indoor Ocean 2021-10-26 07:00:00It’s a 32,000-gallon concrete tank with a wind tunnel grafted on top. With it, researchers can study the seas—and climate change—lik


Space Toilet No Longer Oozes Human Pee, SpaceX New! 2021-10-27 17:32:50SpaceX has four more days until its next Crew Dragon spacecraft blasts off, the fourth crewed mission to the International Space Station, to fix the c

Gov Official Tears Apart Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving” Feature New! 2021-10-27 17:01:12It’s no secret that Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving” feature, a software suite that doesn’t actually enable full self-driving

Elon Musk Mocks Dogecoin Crypto Scams New! 2021-10-27 16:17:25The internet is practically teeming with cryptocurrency scams. It’s booming business, with US consumers reporting more than $80 million in losse

China May Have Secretly Built Two Exascale Supercomputers New! 2021-10-27 15:28:38Supercomputer Wars China might have cemented its supercomputing supremacy with not one, but two exascale computing systems.  The two machines wer

Fast Food Is Filled With Chemicals That Disrupt New! 2021-10-27 14:45:27It’s no secret that fast food is bad for you. However, new research indicates that many items found in fast food restaurants throughout the US c

NASA Begs Companies to Clone Its Super-Expensive Moon New! 2021-10-27 14:06:16Offloading the SLS After spending over tens of billions of dollars on developing its super-heavy and Moon-bound Space Launch System (SLS), NASA is tur

Billionaire Warns That Energy Shortages Will Lead to New! 2021-10-27 13:20:54Stark Warnings A billionaire is sounding the alarm on possible social unrest due to rising energy prices. Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwartzman believes

Uber Announces It Will Roll Out 50,000 Teslas New! 2021-10-27 12:41:32Rental car company Hertz announced on Monday that it ordered 100,000 Tesla Model 3s, a colossal order that sent shares of the Elon Musk-led company so

Scientists Are Working on an AI to Let New! 2021-10-27 11:42:47Project CETI An interdisciplinary team of scientists have launched a project with the goal of decoding and communicating with sperm whales. That&rsquo

Texas Startup Building Largest 3D Printed Home Community 2021-10-27 10:27:083D Printing Suburb A Texas startup wants to build a community of 100 3D printed homes — which would make it the largest such community in the US

Get lower prices and future purchase credits with 2021-10-27 07:39:57Now that Apple Pay has so many options, making payments is smoother and more secure than ever before. But that’s no reason to pay more than you

Microbes Could Help Produce Rocket Fuel for Return 2021-10-26 16:51:56Red Planet Fuel One of the hurdles on our quest to colonize Mars has to do with fuel. If humans on the Red Planet want to make it back to Earth, they