The male Google engineer fired for circulating a memo decrying the company’s diversity hiring program became the center of a heated debate on diversity. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
The maker of Roomba robot vacuum iRobot said they could share or sell maps of users’ homes to tech companies, such as Amazon, for profit. Continue reading
Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its way into the global sex technology market, bringing with it a revolution in robotic “sextech” designed to offer gratification with a near-human touch. Continue reading
(USC CENTER FOR BODY COMPUTING) – Virtual doctors could bring health information to patients’ smartphones with a new app being developed at the University of Southern California’s Center for Body Computing. Continue reading
Japan’s Hitachi Ltd is developing software equipped with artificial intelligence to enhance security screenings at large-scale venues including shopping malls and sports stadiums.
Wireless technology that turns LED lights into internet transmitters is joining the battle for bandwidth as traditional WiFi networks struggle to cope with demand. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading
A company that makes graphics processing chips for the iPhone saw its stock crash 69 percent after Apple announced it would no longer be using its hardware. Mia Womersley reports. Continue reading
Fresh off the $15 billion sale of his autonomous vehicle technology firm Mobileye to Intel, Amnon Shashua’s next start-up, OrCam, uses similar computer vision technology to help the visually impaired. Laura Frykberg reports Continue reading
Google’s application to build a new campus has been approved by the Mountain View City Council.
Google launched a project called Project Sunroof in 2015, which measures solar potential of individual homes in the U.S. The result of the project shows most U.S. homes have great solar viability.