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Smooth touchdown: Novel camera-based system for automated landing 2021-01-21 12:41:41Initially earmarked for covert military operations, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones have since gained tremendous popularity, which has broad

Start-up commercialises AI that can detect leaks instantly 2021-01-21 10:11:44A sensor network powered by an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm developed by scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Si

Identification of a major factor influencing the cycle 2021-01-18 09:50:11NIMS and SoftBank discovered that the cycle life of high energy density lithium-air batteries is predominantly influenced by the ratio of electrolyte

Artificial intelligence for food security 2021-01-18 08:23:58AI, or artificial intelligence, is attracting great attention across many industries, even food production, according to research published in the Int

Impulse Neuro-Controller executes game moves with thoughts instead 2021-01-14 16:18:53George Will, a political commentator for nearly half a century at The Washington Post, is known to also enjoy weighing in on sports on occasion, most

Two-sided solar cells can collect scattered light to 2021-01-12 07:30:16To increase the performance of solar panels, an international collaboration—including researchers from King Abdullah University of Science &

CES 2021: Hologram technology inspired by 'Star Wars' 2021-01-11 09:30:02The original "Star Wars," a movie later subtitled "A New Hope," inspired generations of filmmakers and other creators.

Solar technology with the beauty of butterfly wings 2021-01-11 09:21:24Photovoltaic and solar thermal systems are not always considered aesthetically enhancing to a building. The colored modules, however, being developed

With new tech, DARPA aims for night-vision goggles 2021-01-11 09:19:35For decades U.S. warfighters have benefitted from advanced night-vision technology, allowing pilots to fly low-level missions on pitch-black nights an

New Mercedes screen to stretch nearly full width 2021-01-07 12:48:36Daimler's Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a key interior component of its upcoming electric luxury sedan: a large, curved screen that sweeps across almost

Looking Glass converts any photo into 3-D image 2021-01-07 11:32:37On the first day of a popular psychology course in the 1970s at City College of New York, students were told the story of how a remote South American

Apple proposes new wireless charging ecosystem 2021-01-06 14:25:25Apple is eyeing a better way to charge your devices.

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Birdwatch: Twitter’s new fact-checking programme New! 2021-01-26 06:11:10The social media platform’s new feature will allow users to identify information in tweets that they believe to be misleading. The post Birdwatc

TU Dublin partners with Autodesk on new construction New! 2021-01-26 05:57:14The €22m centre for construction education will be located at TU Dublin in Broombridge. The post TU Dublin partners with Autodesk on new construc

Insurtech firm EverQuote to hire 70 in Northern New! 2021-01-26 05:15:32The US company is setting up a new software development centre in Belfast. The post Insurtech firm EverQuote to hire 70 in Northern Ireland appeared f

Grindr could be fined almost €10m for violating New! 2021-01-26 04:15:06Norway’s data protection authority claims that Grindr shared user data with a number of third parties without legal basis. The post Grindr could

European investment hit record high in 2020, despite New! 2021-01-26 03:00:20Several start-ups raised more than €500m in funding, making 2020 a record-breaking year for investment value in Europe. The post European investm

Personio to hire 140 at new business and New! 2021-01-26 01:00:55HR SaaS company Personio will be hiring sales reps, software engineers and more at its international business hub in Dublin. The post Personio to hire

Draper Esprit leads $20m funding round in quantum 2021-01-25 09:30:42University of Cambridge spin-out Riverlane has raised $20m in funding to build Deltaflow, its operating system for quantum computers. The post Draper

15 new jobs for Fermanagh amid £1m investment 2021-01-25 09:15:26Avrio, MRO Elocker and Gmooth Construction have secured funding from Invest NI to expand their operations in Fermanagh. The post 15 new jobs for Ferma

Living with Covid has failed, it’s time to 2021-01-25 07:09:37When your strategy has brought you to the worst point in your management of a crisis, it’s time to reconsider, writes Elaine Burke. The post Liv

How to bring your team on board with 2021-01-25 06:50:01Employers have a duty to get their staff up to speed with the latest in AI technology, writes Denis Hannigan, applied intelligence lead for Accenture

First premises connected in National Broadband Plan roll-out 2021-01-22 09:01:33The final phase of delivering the new high-speed fibre network is currently underway for almost 20,000 premises across Cork, Cavan, Galway and Limeric

Berlin-based HR start-up HiPeople raises $3m 2021-01-22 08:07:37The HR tech company was founded in 2019 and supports recruiters to hire remotely using automated reference checks. The post Berlin-based HR start-up H

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They Claimed the Covid Vaccine Made Them Sick—and New! 2021-01-26 09:00:00On Facebook, videos of people reporting disturbing side-effects from the shots have been viewed by millions. Fact-checking efforts can't keep up.

It’s the Perfect Time to Switch to a New! 2021-01-26 09:00:00If you’re a Verizon, T-Mobile, or AT&T subscriber, switching to these networks may save you a lot of money.

The Rise of One of the First Video New! 2021-01-26 09:00:00What began as a Facebook group, and then a chat on Discord, soon became a massive campaign to remedy grueling working conditions across the industry.

White Nationalism Is Far Worse Than a 'Disease' New! 2021-01-26 08:00:00Most analogies for racism as a pathology oversimplify its blight. Better diagnosing it means knowing how to treat it.

I Love Reading 1980s Computer Magazines, and So New! 2021-01-26 08:00:00It’s not just a nostalgia thing. Sifting through the past often leads to something new.

Is It Time to Roll Out the Carbon-Eating New! 2021-01-26 08:00:00Facilities that suck carbon dioxide out of the air could be powerful weapons for fighting climate change. But their deployment requires a huge wartime

2034, Part I: Peril in the South China New! 2021-01-26 07:00:00“We've got a ship in duress that hasn't sent out a distress signal. Something doesn't add up.”

This AI Could Go From ‘Art’ to Steering New! 2021-01-26 07:00:00DALL-E drew laughs for creating images of a daikon radish in a tutu. But it builds on an important advance in computer vision with serious application

Are Mass Clinics the Solution for Covid-19 Vaccination? New! 2021-01-26 07:00:00Mega-sites need a lot of personnel and pose problems of access and equity. But other vaccination campaigns might point us in the right direc

'2034: A Novel of the Next World War,' New! 2021-01-26 07:00:00What if things escalated? What if communications were knocked out? What if cyberwar was just the start? A note about this special six-part series.

The North Face Puts the Latest Road Running New! 2021-01-26 06:00:00The storied outdoor brand has introduced a new trail running shoe with speedy—and controversial—carbon-fiber plates in the soles.

Apple’s Newest Fitness Feature: Celeb-Hosted Outdoor Walks 2021-01-25 13:08:34The company's latest subscription product combines outdoor fitness with podcasting, though you'll need an Apple Watch to enjoy it.


The SolarLamp 50 Might Just Be the World’s New! 2021-01-25 17:00:23 Sustainable living has never been more popular and because of it, green living upgrades like solar lighting have become a very popular improvement fo

Iran Blames Bitcoin For Massive Electric Grid Blackouts New! 2021-01-25 16:37:52 Iran’s capital Tehran and several other Iranian cities have experienced several major blackouts in the past couple of weeks, exacerbating an al

Diners Attacked Chili’s Hostess for Enforcing COVID Rules New! 2021-01-25 16:12:42 Prosecutors in Baton Rouge, Louisiana charged seven people today for attacking the teenage hostess at their local Chili’s who tried to enforce

Apple: Keep Your New iPhone At Least 6 New! 2021-01-25 15:55:25 It’s best to keep your MagSafe-enabled iPhone away from your pacemaker or implanted defbrillator during normal use. That’s according to a

Men Are Losing the Ability to Reproduce, Researcher New! 2021-01-25 15:37:11 Phthalates, chemicals added to products like plastics, cosmetics, and food packaging, seem to have a serious impact on our health and even humanity&r

Scientists Trying to Build Medical AI That’s Less 2021-01-25 14:35:17 A new medical artificial intelligence system seems to actually be better than human doctors at diagnosing Black patients — because it takes the

Gaming CEO: Brain Interfaces Will Allow Us to 2021-01-25 13:57:58 The CEO of legendary gaming company Valve Gabe Newell says his company is working on a brain-computer interface (BCI) headset that can make video gam

How to Watch SpaceX’s Starship Launch Today 2021-01-25 13:54:03 SN9’s Turn SpaceX is set to conduct its second ever high altitude test flight of its gigantic Starship spacecraft some time this afternoon. The

Fauci Says He Opened an Envelope of Suspicious 2021-01-25 13:00:23 Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and top White House coronavirus adviser, says that the d

Elon Musk Says He’s a Huge Fan of 2021-01-25 12:11:28 Tesla CEO Elon Musk told Fortune on Friday that he’s very excited for Joe Biden’s presidency — and there’s one big reason why

Waymo CEO Blasts Tesla’s Self-Driving Tech 2021-01-25 12:07:06 Once again, there’s extremely niche trash talk being exchanged in the world of self-driving cars. John Krafcik, the CEO of the Google-affiliate

Seven Facts About the New Head of NASA, 2021-01-25 11:04:51 Former NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine resigned at the end of the Trump presidency along with Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard. With their simulta