LAS VEGAS (AP) — You’ve seen apps and toys that promise to teach your child to code. Now enter the robots.
• From 100 feet in the air, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge ecologist Mark Laker can find a piece of smoldering ash or a tiny spot of excess heat that could spark a wildfire.
NEW YORK (AP) — On a February afternoon in a Brooklyn classroom, 16-year-old Taylor Engler came face to face with a cow. But it was all in her head.
HONG KONG (AP) — David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become “super-intelligent genius machines” that might help solve some of mankind’s most challenging problems.
• French league suspends goal-line technology after ‘failings’
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice and lime wedges, no need for the modern hassle of placing a phone call.
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — When Matt King first got on Facebook eight years ago, the blind engineer had to weigh whether it was worth spending an entire Saturday morning checking whether a friend of his was actually in his friend list.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Imagine a cat that can keep a person company, doesn’t need a litter box and can remind an aging relative to take her medicine or help find her eyeglasses.
• President Donald Trump’s administration is publicly blaming North Korea for a ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May and crippled parts of Britain’s National Health Service.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Airbus, Siemens and Rolls-Royce are teaming up to develop a hybrid passenger plane that would use a single electric turbofan along with three conventional jet engines running on aviation fuel.
ALIV has announced that it will start selling the iPhone X in time for the Christmas holidays.
LEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Researchers from Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago are using advanced technology to unwrap the mysteries of an 1,800-year-old mummy.
•A Russian weather satellite and nearly 20 micro-satellites from various nations failed to enter their designated orbits Tuesday following the launch from Russia’s new cosmodrome, another blow to the nation’s space programme.
Combining the beauty of the Bahamas with some of the world’s most informative, ingenious and well-versed individuals in the world of modern technology – the Grand Bahama Technology Summit is set for November 9-10, 2017 in Freeport, Grand Bahama.
Twitter says it’s ending its iconic 140-character limit — and giving nearly everyone 280 characters.