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Facebook designs ultra-thin VR eyeglasses 2020-07-02 13:10:05Facebook said this week it has developed the thinnest virtual reality headset in the world. Although it remains a prototype for now, the device does a

Multi-sensor system for the precise and efficient inspection 2020-07-01 12:18:13Critical infrastructure such as transport networks are the lifelines of modern society. Extreme weather events may cause damage to railway tracks, roa

How have people responded to COVID-19 restrictions around 2020-07-01 09:48:01Public camera footage of how people have responded so far to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines in spaces such as tourist spots and busy street cor

Punchdrunk: New venture with Pokemon Go designer offers 2020-07-01 09:20:15Pubs and cinemas may be opening in the UK, but the performing arts sector remains languishing under lockdown and live performance continues to be proh

Wearable-tech glove translates sign language into speech in 2020-06-29 11:00:10UCLA bioengineers have designed a glove-like device that can translate American Sign Language into English speech in real time though a smartphone app

New automotive radar spots hazards around corners 2020-06-25 15:23:12Using radar commonly deployed to track speeders and fastballs, researchers have developed an automated system that will allow cars to peer around corn

Artificial intelligence produces data synthetically to help treat 2020-06-25 08:30:28Data driven technologies and "big data" are revolutionizing many industries. However, in many areas of research—including health and drug deve

Research brings tech tutorials to people with visual 2020-06-23 10:24:08A research project that aims to help people that are blind or that have other visual impairments learn computer circuit design was recognized recently

Self-driving bus services tested out in Tallinn 2020-06-18 14:18:41Two types of self-driving bus are being tested out in Estonia this week as part of initiatives that could revolutionise public transport in Europe.

Google's new light field video research showcases high-quality 2020-06-18 13:33:07Google is taking immersive media technology to the next level, showing a practical system for light field video. Wide field of view scenes can be reco

Study: Energy giants hinder reforms that would help 2020-06-17 09:19:23Australia's energy market is outdated. It doesn't encourage competition and that's holding back the transition to renewable energy. Important refor

Digitize your dog into a computer game 2020-06-16 12:53:27Researchers from the University of Bath have developed motion capture technology that enables you to digitize your dog without a motion capture suit a

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Apple lightens its stance on third-party iPhone repairs New! 2020-07-09 08:09:02To qualify for Apple's Independent Repair Provider Program, which just launched in 32 European countries, businesses must meet guidelines and have an

Unusual, colliding neutron stars may unlock mysteries of New! 2020-07-09 07:31:19A newly discovered, unusual pulsar could allow for astronomers to more accurately measure how fast our universe in expanding. The post Unusual, colli

How did Covid-19 affect Cork’s new security operations New! 2020-07-09 06:39:58IT network solutions firm Paradyn recently announced the accelerated launch of its €250,000 security operations centre in Cork. The post How did

Samsung may ditch in-box phone chargers with future New! 2020-07-09 06:29:10Samsung is reportedly set to exclude in-box chargers from future smartphones. Will it end up being a headache for consumers or good news for the envir

DCU now home to Biodesign Europe research centre New! 2020-07-09 06:03:44DCU has partnered with Arizona State University to launch a new research centre with a focus on scientific innovations in human health. The post DCU

Slack acquires Rimeto to keep remote workers connected New! 2020-07-09 04:58:07Following the acquisition, Slack plans to offer Rimeto's solution as a standalone app that will remain available to non-Slack customers. The post Sl

1m downloads of Covid Tracker Ireland app called New! 2020-07-09 04:44:39The Minister for Health is calling for as many people as possible to download the Covid Tracker Ireland app as it hits the 1m downloads milestone. Th

Here’s how you can help shape the Government’s New! 2020-07-09 04:25:56What would you like to see added to the Government’s remote working guidelines? You can have your say as part of a new consultation. The post He

Are you unknowingly micromanaging your remote employees? New! 2020-07-09 03:50:44Are you treading the fine line between remote check-ins and employee surveillance? 15Five’s Shane Metcalf explains the crucial distinction. The

7 start-ups transforming the world of healthcare New! 2020-07-09 03:00:09This week, we take a look at the solutions developed by this year's World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers in the areas of health and healthcare.

FDI in Ireland dropped by 6pc in first 2020-07-08 08:22:38At IDA Ireland's mid-year results briefing, the agency commended Ireland's resilience so far, but warned that investment could eventually drop by 40

EU reveals its grand strategy to deploy renewable-sourced 2020-07-08 08:07:56The EU is aiming to produce up to 10m tonnes of renewable-sourced hydrogen as part of its grand vision of being carbon neutral by 2050. The post EU

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DoNotPay Unsubscribes You From Spam—and Tries to Get New! 2020-07-09 09:00:00There's finally a way to get off of email lists with your privacy intact.

Dear Joe Biden: Don't Listen to Silicon Valley New! 2020-07-09 09:00:00Unlike 20 years ago, today’s Silicon Valley culture is elitist and authoritarian. Its leaders are part of the problem, not the solution.

Covid Kills More Men Than Women. Experts Still New! 2020-07-09 08:00:00A new tracker from Harvard’s GenderSci Lab is the first to consolidate sex-separated data from across the US. It may help researchers solve the

Alienware M15 R2 Review: A Powerful Gaming Laptop New! 2020-07-09 08:00:00Packed with powerful hardware, this second-gen gaming laptop runs circles around the competition—for a short while.

Linkin Park T-Shirts Are All the Rage in New! 2020-07-09 07:00:00The band hasn't been cool for years. But its Minutes to Midnight logo is everywhere in the most populous country in the world.

Uber Moves Stealthily to Gain Allies in a New! 2020-07-09 07:00:00Nonprofits and advocacy groups signed on to an organization called Communities Against Rider Surveillance—without knowing that the ride-hail gia

Larry Brilliant on How Well We Are Fighting New! 2020-07-09 07:00:00Three months ago, the epidemiologist weighed in on what we must do to defeat this new threat. We went back to ask: How are we doing, and what comes ne

How to Use Slack Without Driving Your Coworkers New! 2020-07-09 07:00:00Many of us use it at work, but here are some tips on how to make Slack work for you. (Stop. Hitting. Enter. So. Often.)

An Audit Slams Facebook as a Home for New! 2020-07-08 20:12:58In a meeting and an unusual report, activist groups that instigated an ad boycott of the social media company say it has not responded adequately to c

Hong Kong's Security Law Puts Big Tech at New! 2020-07-08 18:11:25As China exerts more power over the city, companies like Facebook and Google have stopped handing over data—for now.

Is It Game Streaming's Turn for a Labor New! 2020-07-08 17:04:20After the demise of Mixer, livestreamers are taking a closer look at what their platform partnerships should look like.

America Has a Sick Obsession with Covid-19 Polls 2020-07-08 10:00:00Scholars have long warned that constant polling is bad for democracy. In a pandemic, it’s also bad for public health.


Crap: NASA’s Mars “Mole” Finally Started Digging, Then New! 2020-07-08 17:16:40 The “mole” attached to NASA’s InSight Mars lander has been desperately trying to bury itself into the Martian soil for over 17 long

To Fight COVID, Japanese Theme Parks Forbid Screaming New! 2020-07-08 17:01:49 In a stern video message released by Japan’s Fuji-Q Highland amusement park, two executives could be seen riding a roller coaster in complete s

Neurologists Say COVID Survivors Are Suffering Strokes and New! 2020-07-08 14:45:59 Scientists are warning that we may be overlooking serious brain disorders that are triggered by the coronavirus that effect even those who only exper

Watch a Tech CEO Melt Down in a 2020-07-08 13:59:18 On Saturday, Michael Lofthouse, CEO of the San Francisco-based cloud computing firm Solid8, launched a racist, threatening rant against an Asian fami

NASA Rover Starts New “Road Trip” Across Martian 2020-07-08 13:25:13 We’re Going on an Adventure NASA’s Curiosity rover is about to embark on an epic new adventure at Mount Sharp, a gigantic mountain on Mar

US Investigating “Breach” at Nuclear Weapons Facility 2020-07-08 12:40:16 U.S. officials are investigating what may have been a dangerous radiation leak at the Los Alamos National Laboratory that could have affected as many

Astronomers Surprised to Find Stars Streaming Into the 2020-07-08 12:03:27 Right now, a vast stream of about 200 stars is rocketing towards the center of the Milky Way. And scientists just made the perplexing discovery that

Right Now, You Can Get This Game-Changing Workout 2020-07-08 11:19:39 Creating an effective workout regimen is hard. Actually sticking to it is even harder. However, a new online fitness service called Aaptiv is out to

Scientists Ponder Gory Mayhem of Zero-Gravity Surgery 2020-07-08 11:18:12 Sending somebody back to Earth during a mission to Mars for surgery is not exactly a realistic option in an emergency, so future space travelers may