Tech options for US border security

Forget the wall: How AI and sensors could be the answer for border security

For the past few years, President Donald Trump has bombarded Americans with talk of the infamous border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In classic Trumpian fashion, the president’s plans and promises...
Researchers develop AI to save bee colonies

Researchers develop new AI to save bees from colony collapse

Because of their integral role in pollination, saving the bees from colony collapse disorder is one of the most urgent environmental challenges facing our planet. While shows like "Black Mirror" have...
Google Hire is AI-powered recruitment tool for companies

Google announces release of potentially revolutionary recruitment tool

On Dec. 4, Google announced that its new artificial intelligence-powered Hire by Google tool, candidate discovery, is now available to all the platform’s clients. And based on the results it produced...
Wiliot creates battery-free Bluetooth tag

New battery-free Bluetooth tag has major IoT implications

On Jan. 14, a fabless semiconductor company called Wiliot unveiled its latest offering; a new Bluetooth sensor tag. However, what differentiates Wiliot’s tag from dozens of others on the market is...
FAA revising drone restrictions

FAA proposes new rules that might revolutionize drone usage

On Jan. 14, the Federal Aviation Administration proposed some regulation changes that have the potential to change the way drones are used in the United States. If approved, the proposals will...
Artificial intelligence in the United States 2019

How the United States will handle AI in 2019

It’s beyond question that artificial intelligence technology is rapidly breaking its way into virtually all industries—and now everyone’s watching. All levels of government throughout the U.S. have started introducing regulations aimed at...
Apple shuts down Facebook and Google access

Apple shuts down Google and Facebook

Two recent investigations performed by TechCrunch have revealed that both Facebook and Google were violating the terms of Apple’s Developer Enterprise Program. In return, Apple shut down both tech giant's internal iPhone...
Samsung preinstalls Facebook app, can't be deleted

Samsung phones preinstall Facebook, can’t be removed by users

Often times, smartphones and computers come preloaded with software (“bloatware”) that new owners prefer to discard. However, certain companies, like Samsung, don’t allow some applications to be deleted. To the dismay...
Biometric security hacking is a reality today

Germany researchers thwart vein matching authentication with wax hand

Since its advent in the late 1980s, vein matching has been pegged as a potentially revolutionary biometric security technology. Primarily because it was thought that as opposed to fingerprint authentication, it...
Shenzen electric taxis will power the city to a greener environment

Almost all taxis in Shenzhen, China now powered by batteries

Recently, the Transport Commission of Chinese megacity, Shenzhen, announced that 99 percent of the city’s taxis are now electric. The news comes just a little over a year after all of...

AMD expects 2019 to be a good year

Amidst plenty of concern surrounding international trade and wavering factory production rates, the California-based tech manufacturer AMD surprised competitors last month with their optimistic...