Graph neural networks enlisted against cancer: AI tech popularized by the NBA is being scaled out for health applications. The deeper understanding of complex relationships could be a gamechanger for medicine.
AI replaces metal detectors: Amid alarming rates of gun violence, Evolv Technology is deploying AI scanners to track guns in public places. But it has a lot of learning to do.
VR fitness will stick long after the pandemic: We detail how the tech will help make exercise more accessible and reduce preventable diseases.
Didi gets short shrift, again: Forced to delist from NYSE, the ride-hailing giant was made an example of by Beijing’s ruling. Now that China is loosening controls, Didi remains in delisting limbo.
Cloud-juiced robots: A new open-source system, FogROS, allows robots to function through the cloud. It could help warehouse and factory bots get more done in less time.
Watchdogs decry Amazon’s AI cameras: The ecommerce giant wants to keep tabs on its drivers, but there are other ways to promote road safety that don’t involve intrusive surveillance.
Healthcare providers can solve cybersecurity issues with better staff education. We explore the key healthcare findings in Verizon’s new data breach report, and why response strategies need to start on the inside of healthcare organizations.
Bipartisan anti-Google bill doesn’t bode well: The measure may not become law, but support for it could be a sign that tech regulation may eventually materialize.
Can connectivity save the Amazon? Elon Musk plans to provide Starlink internet access to the Amazon. However, by collaborating with embattled Brazilian President Bolsonaro, skepticism of the project will abound.
Gamified rehab could take off in healthcare: A Montana hospital is using VR and AI as part of its rehab therapy program. We detail how this could boost patient participation and treatment outcomes.
Canada ramps up 5G security: Huawei and ZTE solutions are banned. Critics say the move comes a little too late as telecoms bear the burden of replacing without disruption by June 2024.
Seeing is believing: Our quick explainer video gives you insight into what the metaverse is all about.
With cloud migration comes tough choices: As enterprises move to the cloud, a slew of decisions await. Many are opting for a cloud-native approach, but it’s not an easy path.
A new kind of hybrid: Renault’s Scénic Vision will feature a hydrogen-powered battery for fast charging and a long range. But technical and logistical hurdles could be roadblocks to adoption.
The case for better bicycle tech: Garmin adds a camera to its Varia cycling radar device, which could help cyclists avoid collisions.
Honda’s Prologue SUV ushers in its EV transition: The second-largest Japanese carmaker is leaning on American technology to jumpstart its wider electrification efforts with a SUV it designed in VR.
Startups face live or die outlook: Y Combinator warns about lean times ahead and how to stay alive during the downtown. Companies that saved last year's feast should fare well.
After two years of booming business for tech and media, the industries are now facing a wave of cost-cutting measures like layoffs and shutdowns that signal a focus on profitability but could harm companies’ reputation with prospective employees in an already-tight labor market.
Google’s DeepMind is close to unlocking human-level AI: Gato is capable of achieving over 600 tasks, which could result in Google spinning it out, but it still needs to learn to scale.