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    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- You're being watched, and you probably don't even know it.Tens of thousands of video cameras are embedded throughout New York City, and some of those cameras can be used for facial recognition.That's where your face can be cross referenced with thousands of others for a possible match to help determine who you are and where...
    Nine schools in Scotland are using facial recognition technology to charge students for their cafeteria lunches. The initiative, which debuted Monday in schools in the North Ayrshire area, was developed as a way of processing school lunch transactions faster and more efficiently, as well as eliminating close contact between individuals who may spread COVID-19, the Financial Times reported. The technology...
    Check out our must-buy plant-based cookbooks! Learn more Poaching devastates the populations of endangered animals, harms communities that depend on tourism, and has negative consequences for the environment. It is also the fourth most profitable illegal industry after the trafficking of narcotics, weapons, and humans. Sadly, the trade in animal parts is so lucrative that, faced with limited economic opportunities,...
    After decades of gazing into space, NASA is turning its technology back toward Earth to study the effects of drought, fire and climate change on the Blue Planet. At the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge on Thursday, scientists and state officials gathered to discuss how satellite data, 3-D imaging and new radar and laser technologies can provide invaluable...
    BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday its launch of a new spacecraft was merely a test to see whether the vehicle could be re-used. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said the launch involved a spacecraft rather than a missile and was of “great significance for reducing the use-cost of spacecraft and could provide a convenient and affordable way to...
    A college basketball player hatched the idea after seeing a discrimination case nearly implode his own team, then wondering why nobody had done anything about it sooner. Ten years later, that player has developed the idea into a key tool for fixing a sports landscape teeming with cases of sexual abuse, along with examples of racism and sexism in the...
    The Army has postponed the scheduled date for the distribution of innovative Microsoft-developed goggles. The Integrated Visual Augmentation System, which is based on the company’s HoloLens technology, is designed to help soldiers see through smoke and darkness, provide a three-dimensional battlefield map and target acquisition, and translate foreign languages. CENTCOM SHOOTS DOWN AIR FORCE ACCOUNT OF ATTEMPTED HIJACKING AT AFGHAN...
    AI Voice cloning was recently used in a bank heist in the United Arab Emirates in which $35 million was stolen as cybercriminals continue to expand the tools they use to dupe unsuspecting targets. Forbes reports that in early 2020, a bank manager in the United Arab Emirates received a phone call from someone he believed to be the director...
    More On: music Adele plots ‘massive’ TV concert special for the holidays Jesy Nelson responds to blackfishing accusations after ‘Boyz’ release Little Mix members unfollow Jesy Nelson amid blackfishing scandal Taraji P. Henson launching music career with a new ‘feel-good’ EP Cage the Elephant frontman Matt Shultz’s new look has a high-tech purpose. The Grammy winning singer recently performed...
    If so inclined, an NBA player could now test himself for the coronavirus and get results on his phone in no more than 20 minutes. And the league is convinced those tests are both fast enough and accurate enough. It’s a high-tech answer to the issue of waiting for test results. The NBA has partnered with a company called Cue...
    MORE than six in 10 city dwellers would like to grow their own food, but four in 10 think it's impossible because of where they live. A study of 1,500 Brits living in cities found strawberries, peppers and garlic were found to be the food items they are most keen to grow for themselves. 1Many Brits would like to grow...
    The flu is coming from the northern hemisphere, and with it, the vaccine campaign. Until now, vaccines against this virus have been using well-known technologies but if not 100% effective, the appearance of messenger RNA could be a game changer. More and more laboratories are using this new technology to develop vaccines against the influenza virus. Sanofi, the world leader...
    Asian shares were higher Friday after technology companies powered the biggest gain on Wall Street since March. All major regional indexes advanced, with Tokyo gaining 1.8%. Taiwan shares jumped 2.4% on news that computer chip maker TSMC upgraded its profit outlook. TSMC, the world’s biggest chip maker, climbed 4.7%. Its CEO confirmed reports it plans to open...
    NEWTOWN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — CBS2 is remembering a pioneer in television broadcasting who was part of our family. Hank Mahler, a CBS research engineer for 60 years, invented the color bars familiar to us. Those bars are used to calibrate TV monitors and verify signal paths. He was also part of the CBS technology group that designed the first audio...
    LinkedIn has announced its withdrawal from China as it has already been hard pressed by China’s audit demands. In response, they said they were developing a work-only processor called “InJobs” which they expect to be added later this year. Microsoft’s social network is based on business use, business and employment, and will soon close its services in China because “it...
    A group of anonymous Amazon employees have penned an op-ed slamming their employer for a recent contract with Israel and calling on the company to pull out of the project. "We are writing as Google and Amazon employees of conscience from diverse backgrounds," the letter, posted by The Guardian on Tuesday, from about 400 Amazon and Google employees said. "We...
    October 14, 2021 – On September 7, U.S. Air Force Chief Software Officer Nicolas Chaillan resigned in a post on Linked in titled, "It is time to say Goodbye!" "I realize more clearly than ever before," he wrote, "that in 20 years from now, our children...will have no chance competing in a world where China has the drastic advantage of...
    The Army's chief information officer contradicted another former top official who recently argued that the United States has already lost the technology battle to China . Nicolas Chaillan, who recently resigned from his position as the chief software officer of the Air Force , argued that “we have no competing fighting change against China in 15 to 20 years,”...
    The director of the Department of Defense agency that oversees sales to foreign militaries has decided to step down. Defense Security Cooperation Agency Director Heidi Grant, the first permanent DoD civilian to lead DSCA in its 60-year history, will step down effective Nov. 7, the department announced on Wednesday. AIR FORCE REVEALS COMMERCIAL EVACUATION FLIGHT FROM AFGHANISTAN. WAS NEARLY HIJACKED...
    At a gathering with state and local officials and members of Cisco’s executive leadership, Governor Brian P. Kemp this week announced that American multinational technology conglomerate and Fortune 100 company Cisco will invest up to $41 million in opening a Talent and Collaboration Center in the Coda building in Midtown...
    UPTOWN — A new technology center at Truman College is meant to help students and teachers bridge the digital divide. The Innovation One: Technology, Training and Resource Center debuted this week at Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson Ave. With help from Apple, the center will seek to improve students’ access to technology and prepare them for jobs in the...
    The top Pentagon official in charge of overseas arms sales announced on Wednesday she was leaving a day after warning that U.S. limits on sharing technology had allowed strategic rivals to corner the market in selling military hardware to the Middle East. Although Heidi Grant did not mention China by name in her remarks to the Association on Tuesday, she...
    Ray Dalio, Bridgewater's Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer speaks during the Skybridge Capital SALT New York 2021 conference in New York City, U.S., September 15, 2021.Brendan McDermid | Reuters Billionaire investor Ray Dalio believes the workplace will never return to pre-pandemic conditions as flexibility and technology became the major driving forces in the new world. "The future of the workplace...
    Apple is reportedly studying how it can use AirPods to take users’ body temperature and improve their hearing, according to The Wall Street Journal. The tech giant is reportedly developing AirPod prototypes that can read body temperature from inside the ear, according to The Wall Street Journal. Apple is also improving on motion sensor technology already deployed in AirPods to...
    MOUNTAIN VIEW (KPIX) — The nation’s 27 busiest airports including SFO are set to start using new software developed at NASA Ames Research Center that will vastly reduce “fuel burn” by eliminating the need for commercial jets to wait in line before takeoff. Dubbed “Airspace Technology Demonstration 2” or ATD-2, the software coordinates the schedule of arriving and departing flights...
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore public schools are using software that alerts officials when a student using one of the system’s laptops might be considering suicide. Since March, GoGuardian’s Beacon software has identified nine students as having a severe mental health crisis. All were taken to an emergency room, Stacey Davis, the city schools coordinator of media and instructional technology, told...
    Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos Inc., left, arrives at federal court in San Jose, California, on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021.David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images SAN JOSE, CALIF. — Former Safeway CEO Steve Burd said on Tuesday that his company knew it was taking a risk by partnering with blood-testing start-up Theranos, and he acknowledged that a deal...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Gunshot detection company ShotSpotter has filed a $300 million lawsuit against Vice Media, claiming the news outlet “grossly misrepresented” the accuracy of its technology. The company’s lawsuit, filed in Delaware Superior Court, claims Vice set out to create a narrative “that falsely accused ShotSpotter of conspiring with police to fabricate gunshots from thin air to frame innocent...
    SIMI VALLEY (CBSLA) — The last Cold War-era building has finally come down in Simi Valley. The U.S. Department of Energy says it has completed the safe demolition of the last of its Energy Technology Engineering Center, which had been part of cleanup activities at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory. READ MORE: Charles Drew University Gets $50 Million Infusion Toward...
    By Ed Ludlow | Bloomberg Lucid Group Inc. said its debut battery-electric vehicle will be the first production car in the U.S. to include a purpose-built laser sensor, or lidar, enabling a broad range of advanced driver-assistance features. The system of cameras, radar and lidar — called DreamDrive Pro — will make Lucid’s Air sedan capable of self-parking, give it...
    Richmond-based Warehowz has launched an innovative self-service solution that taps into AI-driven technology to speed up and simplify the warehousing logistics process more than ever before. “It’s the first time that anyone’s been able to condense that into a true self-service marketplace,” Warehowz founder and Chief Executive Officer Darrell Jervey said.  The startup, founded in 2018, is a cloud-based logistics technology...
    Celebrating the first proof-of-concept food delivery in Northern Virginia. (Courtesy Preston Huntington) It will be awhile before you’ll be able to order food and have a drone deliver it to you in Northern Virginia, but it has been done for the first time, locally. A brisket sandwich from Leesburg restaurant Roots 657 was delivered by drone to a nearby antiques...
    PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday unveiled a 5-year, 30 billion-euro ($35 billion) investment plan for developing innovative technology and industrial activity, including building small nuclear reactors, electric cars and greener airplanes. The goal of the state-funded France 2030 plan is to boost France’s economic growth over the next decade amid growing global competition with China and...
    A controversial technology surveillance company that has been the focus of critical coverage by Vice is suing the millennial-focused news outlet seeking $300 million in damages. ShotSpotter, a technology service which uses hidden microphones to detect potential gunshots and alert law enforcement agencies in real time, said in a complaint filed Monday that it is suing Vice over a series...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday. Hasbro Inc., down $1.46 to $88.54. The toy and entertainment company announced that CEO Brian D. Goldner is taking a medical leave of absence. Aspen Technology Inc., up $17.45 to $159. Emerson Electric entered a merger deal with the software maker. Hess Corp., up 70 cents...
    An ESS Inc battery.Photo courtesy ESS Inc ESS is trying to solve a critical problem with renewable energy: How to store energy from wind and solar installations when the wind isn't blowing and the sun isn't shining. The company's proposed solution is a long-duration energy storage batteries made of iron, salt and water, which are much cheaper and more readily...
    MOST of us would agree that when it comes to haircare tools, the one essential we all need to have is a good hair dryer that we actually like, we don’t struggle to hold and that doesn’t leave hair looking frizzy or damaged. Some of the best hair dryers available do come with a hefty price tag (we’re looking at...
    The former inaugural chief software officer at the Pentagon said he believes the United States has already lost the technological battle against China. Nicolas Chaillan, 37, who worked for three years on a Department of Defense-wide effort to enhance cybersecurity and became the first chief software officer of the Air Force , resigned last month in part due to his...
    VIDEO0:5000:50Markets set to open lower as investors shake off weak jobs reportMorning Report Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Southwest Airlines (LUV) – The airline canceled more than 1,800 flights over the weekend, citing bad weather, air traffic control issues and staff shortages. Southwest disputed speculation that its high level of cancellations compared to...
    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Abdul Qadeer Khan, a controversial figure known as the father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb, died Sunday after a lengthy illness, the country’s interior minister said. He was 85. Khan launched Pakistan on the path to becoming a nuclear weapons power in the early 1970s. Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said he died in a hospital Islamabad....
    Washington, DC (CNN)Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said the company will roll out the latest beta version of its "full self-driving" software to 1,000 owners this weekend.Yet there aren't actually any self-driving cars for sale today, according to autonomous vehicle experts and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which regulates cars. Tesla's "full self-driving" is more like an enhanced cruise...
    LOS ANGELES -- Life can get busy sometimes, but when you add the effects of a global pandemic on top of your day-to-day duties, a mental fog is expected.But could mapping your brain be the key to fixing it? It's possible.Eyewitness News spoke with Karen Odell, the CEO of Neurologics, a company that specializes in brain mapping and brain training...
    The former CEO of Safeway testified in court on Wednesday that repeated delays with Theranos' blood-testing machines raised red flags about his company's multimillion dollar partnership with the health care startup. 'Deadlines were continuing to be missed and we often weren't given an explanation for that,' Steve Burd said at the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California,...
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A company that asked Nevada to let it form its own local government on its vast land holdings in the desert no longer plans to build the experimental smart city that they said could transform Nevada into a global hub for emerging technology. Blockchains, a Nevada-based technology company, had for months lobbied state lawmakers to...
    It all started with a book. One day early in his time as a representative on Capitol Hill, Tom Emmer found a book called “The Age of Cryptocurrency” sitting on his desk, left there by one of his young staffers. “If you give me a book, I read it,” Emmer said. When he spoke to the staffer after finishing the...
    (CNN)The CIA announced a number of structural changes on Thursday, including a new mission center for China, the result of a months-long review and a reflection of the intelligence community's view of China as the greatest long-term threat to the United States.The new China Mission Center "will further strengthen our collective work on the most important geopolitical threat we face...
    In this article .NDX QQQ VIDEO5:2005:20Roughly half of the Nasdaq 100 is below this critical longer-term trend lineTrading NationA painful month for high-growth stocks has punished the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100. Bond yields have risen on higher inflation expectations over that stretch — high-growth stocks such as technology often fall during these times as their valuations are harder to justify....
    A chunk of Americans are having trouble accessing the internet, even as online access becomes more integral to everyday life. A survey conducted earlier this year by the Pew Research Center found that 7% of Americans lack access to reliable broadband. One reason for this may be how expensive internet access is in the U.S. "People in the U.S. pay...
    The menace of California’s wildfire season is upon us. Large-scale blazes across the Golden State and western region have displaced residents, destroyed homes and left thousands of acres charred. With winter rains months away, the success of mitigating fires today rests with strategic and collaborative uses of data. As infernos rage, fire and medical responders rely on actionable information to...
    (CNN)In the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the small town of Morehead is home to the biggest greenhouse in the US. But the facility is more than just an oversized version of a backyard greenhouse; this high-tech operation uses robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and data to grow up to 45 million pounds of tomatoes per year.The global population is headed...