rss Last update The LSEV: 3-D printing for automobiles on a bolder scale, 1 hour ago

Technology news

Earwigs and the art of origami

ETH Zurich researchers have developed multifunctional origami structures, which they then fabricated into 4-D printed objects. The design principle mimics the structure of an earwig's wing.

dateMar 22, 2018 in Engineering
shares71 comments 0

New design produces true lithium-air battery

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and at Argonne National Laboratory have designed a new lithium-air battery that works in a natural-air environment and still functioned after a record-breaking 750 charge/discharge ...

dateMar 21, 2018 in Energy & Green Tech
shares247 comments 1

IBM has launched Watson Assistant

IBM has officially unveiled its Watson Assistant, a voice recognition and assistant system meant to serve as the back end of customized customer front-end systems. IBM announced at its annual Think conference that Watson ...

dateMar 21, 2018 in Software report
shares166 comments 0

New 4-D printer could reshape the world we live in

From moon landings to mobile phones, many of the farfetched visions of science fiction have transformed into reality. In the latest example of this trend, scientists report that they have developed a powerful printer that ...

dateMar 21, 2018 in Engineering
shares652 comments 0

Make way for the mini flying machines

Tiny floating robots could be useful in all kinds of ways, for example, to probe the human gut for disease or to search the environment for pollutants. In a step toward such devices, researchers describe a new marriage of ...

dateMar 21, 2018 in Engineering
shares111 comments 0

Facebook crisis prompts Silicon Valley soul-searching

With Facebook mired in its worst-ever crisis, the rest of Silicon Valley is looking to come to terms with the dark side of its data-driven business model where tech titans have mined fortunes from what people reveal online.

UK regulators search Cambridge Analytica offices

British regulators on Friday began searching the London offices of Cambridge Analytica (CA), the scandal-hit communications firm at the heart of the Facebook data scandal, shortly after a judge approved a search warrant.

New US law changes rules for cross-border data requests

A measure signed into law Friday by President Donald Trump changes the rules for cross-border law enforcement requests to internet firms and could render moot a long-running court battle between the US government and Microsoft.

Facebook as an election weapon, from Obama to Trump

The use of Facebook data to target voters has triggered global outrage with the Cambridge Analytica scandal. But the concept is nothing new: Barack Obama made extensive use of the social network in 2008 and stepped up "micro-targeting" ...

US charges Iranians in massive hacking scheme

The United States unveiled charges on Friday against nine Iranians for their alleged involvement in a massive state-sponsored hacking scheme which targeted hundreds of universities in the US and abroad and stole "valuable ...

Exposed: The path of ransomware payments

The murky ecosystem of ransomware payments comes into focus in new research led by Damon McCoy, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Ransomware attacks, which ...

Genome of American cockroach sequenced for the first time
Researchers track Chinese space station as it falls
New innovations in cell-free biotechnology
Mars Curiosity celebrates sol 2,000
Diagnosing breast cancer using red light
Germany was covered by glaciers 450,000 years ago
Study tracks protein's role in stem cell function
Intracellular transport in 3-D
Wood pellets: Renewable, but not carbon neutral
Pacific plastic dump far larger than feared: study

Find more news articles via sort by date page