Saturday, July 24, 2021
autonomous blocks

MIT introduces autonomous robots that form various structures

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Groups of simple, working together robots can unlock stealthy abilities for achieving complex tasks. Getting these robots to attain a true hive-like mind of coordination, however, has proved to...
Quantum interference in service of information technology

Quantum Interference To Enable Swift Processing of Huge Datasets

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Scientists from the Physics department, University of Warsaw, Poland, in association with the University of Oxford and NIST, have demonstrated that quantum interference facilitates the processing of huge sets...

FDA Just Permitted a Rapid Coronavirus Test That Can Diagnose COVID-19 in 45 Minutes

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The US Food and Drug Administration has permitted a coronavirus test that can provide a COVID-19 diagnosis in 45 minutes. The test, created by California-based Cepheid, got emergency clearance on...
A 3D image of a wrist with a watch showing part of the finger bones in white and soft tissue in red. (Source: MARS Bioimaging Ltd)

These Astonishing Pictures Of The Body Were Made By A Colored X-Ray Scanner

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Anthony and Phil Butler aren’t just a son and father. The bioengineering teacher and physics professor (respectively) are also business partners. And this week, their firm, MARS Bioimaging, revealed...

Amazon Takes Down Overpriced And Fake Products Amidst Coronavirus Fear

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Amazon has forbidden more than one million products which claim to defend against the coronavirus - or even cure it. The online retailer said it had also eliminated "tens of...

Zoom, The Video Conferencing App, Faces Inquiries Over Privacy

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Zoom, the video conferencing app, faces inquiries over privacy The coronavirus epidemic has seen millions of people instructed to stay in their homes drove to Zoom, using the video conference application...
Microsoft

Microsoft’s Open-Source Pivot, Great Place to Work

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At Microsoft Build a week ago, Satya Nadella, Microsoft's CEO, opened with the advantages of joint effort and participation, how engineers are currently becoming quicker at non-tech organizations than...
Smart watch for kids

Amazon sells children’s smartwatches that are so easy to hack, security researchers warn

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The SmartTurtle Kid's Smartwatch is one of numerous generic smartwatches sold on Amazon that Rapid7 discovered to have serious security flaws. Amazon Amazon sells low-priced smartwatches designed for children. The comparatively low price...
Microsoft

Microsoft Accidentally Disclosed 250 million Customer Service Records

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The company says it found no proof of malicious use. While most people were out rejoicing the start of a new year, Microsoft's security teams were working tirelessly to close...
Ring doorbell

Why Ring Doorbells Perfectly Represent the IoT Security Crisis

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There's been a lot of disturbing and concerning news about how Amazon's Ring smart doorbells are getting surveillance to suburbia and igniting data-sharing relationships between law enforcement and Amazon. News reports this...