Technology


Faceboook’s ad problem

FACEBOOK’S move to highlight posts from friends and family over those from brands and publications follows months of turmoil for the social network and will result in lower advertising revenue — at least ...

January 21, 2018, Sunday


Meet Sophia: The face of robots is changing faster than ever

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. If only it were as simple ...

January 21, 2018, Sunday


Cloud firms to mull Intel’s rivals on security flaws

Some of Intel Corp’s data center customers, whose thousands of computers run cloud networks, are exploring using microchips from the market leader’s rivals to build new infrastructure after the discovery...

January 11, 2018, Thursday


Gadgets getting brains

Giving gadgets brains will be a hot theme at the Consumer Electronics Show set to open in Las Vegas, with device makers big and small touting hardware with “smarts....

January 7, 2018, Sunday


Getting all emotional over emojis

WE have a smiling pile of poop. What about one that’s sad? There’s loaf of bread and a croissant. But where’s the sliced bagel? How can our emotional vocabulary be complete without a teddy bear, a lobster, ...

January 7, 2018, Sunday


Alexa’s communication problem

IT was a few weeks before Christmas and time to put my voice assistant to the test: Could I just shout out the gifts I needed to buy without having to get on a smartphone or computer? Alexa, the virtual ...

December 17, 2017, Sunday


Shark-spotting drones on patrol at Aussie beaches

HIGH-TECH shark-spotting drones are patrolling dozens of Australian beaches this summer to quickly identify underwater predators and deliver safety devices to swimmers and surfers faster than traditional ...

December 17, 2017, Sunday


Bing search engine to rival Google

MICROSOFT on Wednesday rolled out new features on its Bing search engine powered by artificial intelligence, including one that summarizes the two opposing sides of contentious questions, and another ...

December 17, 2017, Sunday


Old meets new in quest for ruins

SCANNING an empty field that once housed a Shaker village in New Hampshire, Jesse Casana had come in search of the foundations of stone buildings, long-forgotten roadways and other remnants of this community ...

December 3, 2017, Sunday


AI helps fight suicide

FACEBOOK is turning to artificial intelligence to detect if someone might be contemplating suicide. Facebook already has mechanisms for flagging posts from people thinking about harming themselves. The ...

December 3, 2017, Sunday




 

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