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In a major announcement, made during a virtual appearance at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai, Elon Musk has proclaimed that Tesla cars could some become completely autonomous. The Tesla CEO has long since boasted of Tesla Autopilot’s (the Tesla self-driving system) capabilities and had confirmed in October last year that he aims to achieve...
What’s the one thing you need when you’re completely lost in the Rocky Mountains? How about an app that can pinpoint your exact location to a 10ft x 10ft square? That may not have been your first answer, but for emergency crews across the U.S and Canada, it is. What3Words divides the planet into 57 trillion squares, each...
The United States government is considering banning the hugely popular app TikTok due to security concerns related to the Communist Party of China. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated that TikTok was among a number of social media apps that are the focus of scrutiny amid decling relations between America and China.  Pompeo told Fox News' Laura Ingraham, that...
The University of Santa Barbara, California, is leading the way in developing ultraviolet technology which could be used as an air and surface disinfectant in the fight against Covid-19.  Nobel Prize winner, Professor Shuji Nakamura, head of materials at the university, has been spearheading the development of LED lighting in ultraviolet technology for over 15 years. While the...
tech companies
In an unprecedented move, CEOs from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google have agreed to participate in a House Judiciary Committee. Apple CEO Tim Cook was the last to give his consent to testify after the leaders of Facebook and Google agreed to come forward if the other members of the big four did too. According to reports, Amazon’s...
coronavirus
With Coronavirus still spreading globally, the crisis has put health services under immense pressure to respond. This has forced governments and healthcare organisations to explore innovative measures and strategies to cope with the crisis. Governments and healthcare providers, along with the United Nations and World Health Organization, are utilizing technology to get the situation under control. In...
environment
A company in South Western England, creatively titled South Western Railway, have completed a trial which could revolutionize rail travel. Working with companies Potterbrook and the emissions specialist Eminox, they have found a way to reduce nitrous oxide emissions by 80% and carbon monoxide output by over 90% on diesel trains. While electrical trains are seen as a...
With an ever decreasing O-Zone layer, skin cancer has never been more prevalent. But with early detection, it’s far easier to curb its impact. A new app developed by the team at Miiskin allows patients to track changes in their skin by taking a full body photo, providing a key opportunity for self examination. This life-saving selfie utilises...
Crypto Gaming
Cryptocurrency is an ever expanding medium which has slowly crept into the consciousness of the gaming community. It makes sense for the cryptocurrency groups out there to tap into this market. Your typical gamer knows more than the average consumer about emerging tech so combining the two worlds seems like a match made in silicone heaven. It...
Best alt crypto
With the explosion of so many cryptocurrencies, it’s important to stay ahead of the game. While Bitcoin is the main player in this industry, there are plenty of others out there that many consider to be at the forefront of the emerging market or have the trajectory to make it big. Let’s look at some...