09 Mar 2020

Prosthetic Offers Real-Time Mind Control of Robotic Hand

Scientists have figured out how to tap nerves and amplify their signals to create precise finger control in robotic hands using muscle grafts around nerve endings and brain-machine interface algorithms. This is groundbreaking technology for individuals with amputations. This approach to amplifying nerve signals is unique because it allows lets

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06 Mar 2020

Using AI To Identify Your Best Customers In The Future

AI has been impacting businesses in sales, identifying customer trends, building customer profiles, and constructing optimal potential target audiences. Artificial intelligence has been able to gather data and offer personalization to customers of companies worldwide. AI has provided better chatbots, offering customers a better shopping experience online and improving customer

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06 Mar 2020

DHS Launches Third Biometric Rally to Assess How the Tech Works on Crowds

The Homeland Security Department unveiled plans to host its third Biometric Technology Rally, bringing together industry vendors and volunteers to collectively accelerate the technology that could be used for an extensive number of functions in the future. The agency is accepting applications from interested participants through late April, and this

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05 Mar 2020

TSA Confiscated 3D-Printed Guns at Raleigh-Durham International Airport

In 2020, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confiscated several 3D printed guns in passengers’ carry on baggage. On February 20, officials discovered a 3D gun in a passenger’s bag at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, according to a post issued by the TSA that highlights banned items, including the 3D guns.

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04 Mar 2020

Israel Applies AI To Healthcare, Building On Leadership In Cybersecurity, Digital Medical Records

The novel coronavirus outbreak has brought medical statistics to attention worldwide, and companies have announced that they are looking into utilizing AI algorithms in patient data to identify unvaccinated high-risk individuals. One of these companies is Medial EarlySign, an Israeli startup that has developed algorithms that are designed to assist

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04 Mar 2020

Predicting the Coronavirus Outbreak: How AI Connects the Dots to Warn About Disease Threats

BlueDot, a Canadian artificial intelligence firm, was in the news for warning about the new coronavirus before WHO and the CDC. The company was able to alert the public to the outbreak by utilizing different sources of information beyond official statistics about the number of cases reported across the entire

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03 Mar 2020

Waymo Raises $2.25 Billion In First Funding Round With Non-Alphabet Backers

Alphabet’s self-driving car unit, Waymo, announced that it has raised $2.25 billion from investors, including Silicon Valley private equity and venture firms Silver Lake Partners and Andreessen Horowitz. Other investors include the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Mubadala Investment, which is based in Abu Dhabi. Waymo is emerging as

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03 Mar 2020

iPhone, Pixel And Galaxy Smartphones Silently Compromised By $5 Hack

Samsung has reportedly joined iPhone and Pixel by introducing a new secure element chip to the Galaxy S20, bringing new hardware to the sensitive smartphone data storage party. However, Samsung, Apple, and Google are all being targeted by advanced hacking technology according to security researchers. A paper and supporting videos

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02 Mar 2020

First Instance of VA’s New Electronic Health Record System Now Scheduled For July

The VA has again rescheduled the deployment date for its new electronic health records system, changing the date to July. The initial deployment date was four months before, in March. The VA had announced plans to launch the Cerner Millennium platform at Mann Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Washington

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02 Mar 2020

Tiny cryptographic ID chip can help combat hardware counterfeiting

MIT researchers announced that they have developed a cryptographic ID tag that could help combat chain counterfeiting, which costs companies billions of dollars annually. The tech is small enough to fit on the majority of products and verify their authenticity. In a 2018 report, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and

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