Chinese startup Infervision emerges from stealth with an AI tool for diagnosing lung cancer

Chinese startup Infervision emerges from stealth with an AI tool for diagnosing lung cancer
 Roughly 600,000 people in China die from lung cancer every year. The issue is compounded by a lack of quality healthcare in much of the country, which means that cancers often go undetected until it’s too late. Enter Infervision, a Beijing-based company using machine learning and computer vision to help diagnose cancers. Read More


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GE’s small robots could solve big problems inspecting gas turbines

GE’s small robots could solve big problems inspecting gas turbines
GE crawler robot Imagine the difficulty of trying to inspect a working gas turbine. There is not only intense heat, blades are constantly spinning, making getting a camera inside to examine the operating turbine a huge challenge. A team at the GE Global Research Center in Niskayuna, New York has been working on several small experimental robots designed to solve some of these issues. Traditionally,… Read More


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Senator confirms FBI paid $900,000 to unlock San Bernardino iPhone

Senator confirms FBI paid 0,000 to unlock San Bernardino iPhone
In early 2016, Apple was embroiled in a battle with the FBI over privacy, specifically whether it could (or would) crack an iPhone 5C following the San Bernardino terrorist attack. Apple refused to specifically create a backdoor piece of software tha…
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WhatsApp quietly added encryption to iCloud backups

WhatsApp quietly added encryption to iCloud backups
 WhatsApp has quietly beefed up the security of an iCloud backup feature for users of its messaging service — potentially closing a loophole that could enable otherwise end-to-end encrypted messages to become accessible in a readable form. Read More


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Target begins testing next-day delivery with “Target Restock” service

Target begins testing next-day delivery with “Target Restock” service
 Target announced this morning it’s now testing a next-day home delivery service called Target Restock. The service, which is currently being trialed with Target employees ahead of a customer-facing pilot this summer, is designed to offer an easy way to shop online for household essentials which will arrive the day after you place your order. The move is clearly meant to compete with… Read More


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Net-neutrality supporters cripple the FCC website again

Net-neutrality supporters cripple the FCC website again
Sunday night, John Oliver merely pointed out a problem (again), and the results were pretty predictable if you're familiar with the last time he did similar. The most recent episode of HBO's Last Week Tonight's main segment concerns net neutrality an…
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Disposable Drones Could Deliver Supplies Under Enemy Fire

Disposable Drones Could Deliver Supplies Under Enemy Fire

Disposable Drones Could Deliver Supplies Under Enemy Fire

The US Marines have been testing disposable drones that can deliver battlefield supplies without risking lives The post Disposable Drones Could Deliver Supplies Under Enemy Fire appeared first on WIRED.
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Former Microsoft design director on shaping Hololens, Xbox and Cortana with inclusive design thinking

Former Microsoft design director on shaping Hololens, Xbox and Cortana with inclusive design thinking
 Kat Holmes is the former principal director of Inclusive Design at Microsoft. In our thirteenth episode, we talk about the definition of inclusive design, take an inside look at her “special ops” design unit, and dive into the best method for deploying human-centered design. Read More


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