Friday, 15 November 2019

Tech

Huawei announces securing 25 5G commercial contracts

DONGGUAN: Huawei Rotating Chairman Ken Hu held a press conference with leading global media at the company’s new campus in Dongguan. The journalists visited R&D labs showcasing materials and thermal management technologies developed for 5G equipment, as well as an independent cyber security lab. Hu delivered strong messages of confidence ...

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Pennsylvania lets Uber self-driving cars back on roads

SAN FRANCISCO: Authorities in the US state of Pennsylvania have given Uber the green light to resume testing self-driving cars, the ride-sharing giant said Tuesday, after a fatal crash in Arizona prompted a pause. Uber said it had received authorization to put autonomous cars back on the road in Pittsburgh, ...

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MRI machine to be built to scan ‘human soul’, reveal Chinese scientists

BEIJING: Chinese scientists have revealed that they are planning to build the world’s most powerful brain scanner that could  scan the human “soul”. Chinese media, citing a senior scientist working on the project,  reported that  billions of yuans to be spent to build a powerful MRI machine which will “revolutionise ...

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Puma brings back classic 1986 smart shoes with advanced tech

If you thought smart shoes are a modern innovation, you might be wrong as the renowned company Puma introduced them decades ago and is now reissuing them with updated tech and features. Back in 1986, design company Puma launched its RS-Computer (Running System) shoes that tracked the wearer’s running stats ...

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Bees with tiny sensor backpacks might replace farm drones

LONDON: Field monitoring can be a difficult task for farmers, for which they have now started using drone technology but that too has limits. Now, researchers might have developed a smarter way by equipping bees with tiny electronic, sensor backpacks. Researchers from the University of Washington have developed sensor backpacks ...

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Tesla tests autopilot features for traffic lights, roundabouts

CEO Elon Musk has announced a good news for Tesla owners where they will be able to try Navigate on Autopilot mode that will ‘blow their minds’ with more amazing features in testing. Few months ago, automobile manufacturer Tesla teased its Navigate on Autopilot mode that will slowly handle more ...

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Google CEO reveals why Trump pops up in ‘Idiot’

SPUTNIK: Pictures of the US president have consistently been turning up in Google search results for the word “idiot” since at least the summer of 2018. Google’s CEO was summoned to the US Congress to explain to Democratic Representative Zoe Lofgren why this happens. Google CEO Sundar Pichai explained at ...

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Canadian judge grants bail to Huawei executive

VANCOUVER: A Canadian judge granted bail Tuesday to a top Huawei executive after her arrest on a US warrant, in a case that has frayed relations between the North American allies and China. Meng Wanzhou, Huawei´s chief financial officer, is wanted by US authorities for violating Iran sanctions but Beijing ...

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Chinese court bans iPhone sales in patent dispute

BEIJING/WASHINGTON: A Chinese court ordered a ban in the country on iPhone sales in a patent dispute between US chipmaker Qualcomm and Apple, according to a Qualcomm statement. The statement said the Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court had granted Qualcomm’s request for two preliminary injunctions against four subsidiaries of Apple, ordering ...

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