Amazon is currently working on its Prime Air drones, which will revolutionize the concept of online shopping completely. These drones have an in-built sense-and-avoid technology that allows them to reach their destinations unharmed, and deliver online orders within an unbelievable 30 minutes.
Researchers from King's College in London have successfully developed an app to predict risk of premature birth. The app has been tested in two studies and is now available at Apple's App Store.
The Detroit Auto Show, 2016 has witnessed production version of a new Lincoln Continental which has been reported to be build as a saloon. Powered by a 400 HP two turbo 3-liter V6 engine, the car has been demoed in the luxury car category and scheduled to be available in later this year. But deduction of two doors has marked questions for naming the car a coupe.
Microsoft has started to display HoloLens, its first AR product at its flagship stores in New York. Unlike similar products developed by other competitors, the WiFi device has a very poor battery life. The tech giant is working to transform the device devoid of such shortcomings and expects to make it available in the first quarter of the current year.
A huge rise in automation, against a backdrop of an outdated education system, have left the young generation fearing for their jobs in the coming future. A survey shows that 80% of the workforce feel the dire need of upgraded skills and know-how, at par with the rapid technological changes.
Biotrial Private Facility has been conducting trial of a pain killer over 90 volunteers. Six of them have fall sick and one of them has got severe brain injury. Volunteers rarely fall sick while undergoing through such trials, since the drug must go through several tests over animals with wide range of dosage. Paris prosecutors have initiated investigations to unearth the cause behind the regulator approved trial.
The president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, announced that his country had found two vaccines to cure Ebola. However, the announcement has drawn some skepticism among experts who have previously developed other vaccines for Ebola.
Recent study adds to the controversy of whether it is safe and effective to use e-cigarettes as a substitute to conventional cigarettes.
Qualcomm Inc. and TDK group tie up to form a $ 3 billion project in Singapore. After completion of the venture by 2017, Qualcomm will own 51% of the new company with a provision to purchase TDK’s stake at a later time. Following the joint venture, Qualcom’s share price has fall a little but TDK share price has jumped by 5.5%, highest change within last two moths.
The PRESIOUS project has developed software that will help archaeologists scan and analyze artifacts faster than traditional methods. It can simulate erosion, "find" missing pieces of an artifact, and predict the shape of a complete artifact.
Gartner, a technology research firm has represented Apple through a study report as the lone PC vendor to post positive sales growth during 2015. The tech giant currently enjoys a market chunk of 7.5%. Apple’s performance appears to be shining since the worldwide PC market is passing through a negative sales trend for the fourth straight year.
Survey said that Southeast Asian children are 20% more active when it comes to mobile devices than U.S children, making them the most digitally engaged in the planet.
Google has assigned Cardboard famous Clay Bavor as the head of its virtual reality projects. Facebook has also assigned Instagram’s director of product as Head of Product management in its VR subsidiary, Oculus. The concurrent moves have been analyzed as their keenness for reigning over VR market.
Toyota Mirai has been represented with a flat antenna at this week’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Tuesday. The flat antenna technology is capable of widening the coverage area and shares the same communication standard across national borders. The Mirai trial still appears in the early testing stages and Toyota commits to install data communication modules in a wider range of vehicles.
Women who frequently consume potatoes are more likely to develop the risk of diabetes when they become pregnant, US researchers warns.