Technology

robot

The human-like robots what was once futuristic is now a reality. It can move, talk, and think to fetch a cup of coffee, and can dance too. It can by all means fill the void for companionship that humans crave for. A number of companion robots are now available for sale, and several of them displayed at CES in Las Vegas. These robots vary in size with some of them

instagram

Instagram, the photo-heavy social networking channel, has introduced yet another feature for its iOS app. The new feature will enable users to share the same post from the multiple accounts they own. This feature will be particularly useful for content creators. This is because it would allow them to post their work simultaneously on personal and brand accounts. This feature will also benefit businesses with multiple profiles by helping them

Facebook

Vietnam launched a set of strict cyber-security laws at the start of the year. However, Facebook disregarded the laws imposed by the Southeast Asian nation. As a result, Vietnam wants to bring Facebook under legal scrutiny for violating its laws. Vietnam News, a state-controlled media platform, recently revealed Facebook’s breach of Vietnamese cyber laws. Facebook witnessed accusations of allowing users to post anti-government and defamatory content. A report published by

Chipset

Huawei unveiled a next-generation chipset, called the Kunpeng 920 on Monday. The new chipset will power Huawei’s new TaiShan server. However, after launching the chipset Huawei had to face constant accusations from the U.S. The latter said that the Chinese government can use the chipset to spy on the U.S. citizens. However, Huawei has ensured such hindrances would not affect the smooth running of its business. Huawei’s chief strategy marketing officer

vr headsets

We are experiencing disruptive technologies from the start of this century. Some of those are virtual reality, artificial intelligence, big data, and augmented reality. Those have become an integral part of our day-to-day lives. Recently, Slightly Mad Studios announced a new console with a high-speed performance for wireless VR headsets and 4K TVs. While such developments are commonplace these days, this one stands out because the company has no background

Researchers Develop Paper Sensors to Detect Freshness of Milk

Recently, scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati created a simple paper kit to test the freshness of milk. The kit also provides information on how well the milk is pasteurized. A smartphone app can help process information from the paper sensors placed in the milk. Checking Milk Quality through Smartphones Milk is widely consumed across the globe and therefore its quality is of prime concern among the

robot

Uptill now, the only planet filled with robots is, Mars. This is because of the time duration taken for directions to make a trip to Mars – eight minutes one-way. It has hand guided robots that are constrained to touring just a couple of dozen meters per day. However, a new software created in the UK will change this. It will help Mars drifters in coming years to decide for

virtual reality

Flixbus is yet to launch a new feature in its upgraded version during the 2019’s. The inexpensive intercity bus service in Europe and the United States is to launch Virtual Reality feature. Virtual reality projects to be the first step in a great adventure into the world of imagination. The computer-generated experience takes place in a parallel environment. This imaginary environment can be like a fantasy or even the real

Smartphone

Scientists have developed fake fingerprints, and claim those can hack into regular gadgets, soon. The scientists from Michigan State University and New York University have named those as “DeepMasterPrints.” It is essentially machine-learning technique that go about as a sort of “master key”. This technology, the scientists claim, can open one out of every three fingerprint secured cellphones. They revealed their findings in a paper published in October. In it,

Energy

Schematic design and voltage as a functioning of the existing FlexTEG module help to operate at different temperature gradients. A research team from Osaka University developed a flexible thermoelectric generator (FlexTEG) module which is comparatively inexpensive. Thus, the TE module is applicable for large-scale usage. This module offers high mechanical reliability for highly efficient power generation. The Advanced Materials Technologies journal released the results of the research and module. Continuous