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News: Microsoft Japan Concept Video Demos How HoloLens Will Help Pilot the Drone Ships of the Future

Although the HoloLens is still primarily the domain of developers and researchers, the device is nevertheless on the cutting edge of showing us what …

Augmented Reality

Mind-bending new screen technology uses ‘magic pixel’ to display different content to multiple people

Walking through the airport, you look up at the big screen to find your gate. But this is no ordinary public display. Rather than a list of arrivals …

How your organization can use virtual and augmented reality

Nonprofit communication is all about inspiring action.<p>Augmented and virtual reality can create visceral experiences that enable donors to see the …

Augmented Reality Is Coming for the Real Estate Industry

For around $7 million, 481 Greenwich Street #5B is about to come on the market. The downtown New York loft has been gut renovated, and its …

News: Apple's Education-Focused iPad Event Pushes Augmented Reality Further into the Classroom

At Apple's education event in Chicago on Tuesday, augmented reality stood at the head of the class among the tech giant's new offerings for the …

This blockchain-based surveillance startup detects crime in real-time

<b>A security company wants to modernize the “backward-looking” and “inherently inefficient” video surveillance industry by offering a blockchain-based system which allows users to react to threats in real time.</b><p>Faceter’s decentralized surveillance technology – which it claims is a world first for …

9 things to know about Facebook privacy and Cambridge Analytica

It’s no secret that Facebook tracks user data, as anyone who has seen an add related to a topic they just posted about can attest — but the alleged …

Here’s how I’m harvesting credit card data from your site

Of course, when I first wrote this code, back in 2015, it was of no use at all sitting on my computer. I needed to get it out into the world. Out into your site.<p>In some wise words from Google:<p>Looking back on these golden years, I can’t believe that people exert so much effort messing around with …

The McFly project wants to launch flying taxis on the blockchain in Nairobi

The McFly project has announced that they are in the process of setting up infrastructure for their autonomous flying car taxi service in Nairobi, Kenya. Nairobi will be part of the 23 cities around the world where the Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) urban flying taxis service is hoping to …

What the GDPR will mean for companies tracking location

The tracking of people’s location is becoming an increasingly useful tool for many businesses, whether they want to use it to connect customers with their special offers, monitor footfall, or provide other location-based services.<p>However, a snag is coming in the shape of the EU’s General Data …

News: L'Oreal Acquires Leading Augmented Reality Makeup Provider ModiFace

The cosmetics industry faced a rude awakening on Friday as beauty behemoth L'Oréal gobbled up ModiFace, one of the leading providers of augmented …

The new wave of AR

UK companies are setting the global standard for<br>the next wave of breakthroughs, particularly in technology.<p>The new wave of augmented …

Nasa slams Elon Musk’s SpaceX for launching a Tesla car into the heavens

It was hailed as the future of space exploration.<p>But Nasa has taken a dig at Elon Musk for sending a Tesla Roadster into the heavens during the test …

How to build a deep learning model in 15 minutes – tech-at

<i>An open source framework for configuring, building, deploying and maintaining deep learning models in Python.</i><p>As Instacart has grown, we’ve learned a …

Machine Learning

An AI just beat top lawyers at their own game

The nation's top lawyers recently battled artificial intelligence in a competition to interpret contracts — and they lost.<p>A new study, conducted by …

Dubai Police Score a Scorpion 3 Hoverbike to Deliver Swift Aerial Justice

We’ve brought news of the Scorpion 3 hoverbike before, but now the extreme sports machine has wound up in the hands of the Dubai Police Force for a …

Watch A Drone Crash Onto Apple Park Campus' 'No Drone Zone'

A drone pilot accidentally crashed his UAV onto the Apple Park Campus and drone videographer Matthew Roberts went in to locate it.<p>Matthew …

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

You've Got It All Wrong. This Is What Elon Musk Is Really Selling

Elon Musk and his team have mastered the art of touching people's emotions.<p>-Elon Musk and his space exploration company SpaceX made headlines on Tuesday when they successfully launched the most powerful operational rocket in the world, the Falcon Heavy.<p>But why do so many people care about this …

DeepMind taught AI how to multitask using video games

Google’s DeepMind team last week revealed a speedy new approach to training deep learning networks that combines advanced algorithms and old school video games.<p>DeepMind, the team responsible for AlphaGo, appears to believe machines can learn like humans do. Using its own DMLab-30 training set, …

Elon Musk: In 3-6 months, Tesla cars will be able to drive themselves from coast to coast

Tesla's Q4 2017 earnings report, released on Wednesday, wasn't exactly stellar — the company reported a $675 million in losses on a $3.3 billion …

Here are some of our favorite new iPhone features in iOS 11.3

Apple isn’t waiting until iOS 12 to bring some major changes to your iPhone or iPad. Apple just released iOS 11.3, a mid-year update that brings …

Starman has gone dark

Starman and his space Tesla have sent their last selfie from Earth orbit, Elon Musk announced. The car and its mannequin driver (in working SpaceX spacesuit) launched yesterday atop the Falcon Heavy rocket will eventually escape Earth orbit and travel outwards through the solar system — but not in …

SpaceX’s spacesuited Starman mannequin serves a real purpose

SpaceX put a “Starman” into space today, on a path to a potential wide looping orbit of Mars and Earth — it was actually a mannequin wearing an official SpaceX crew flight suit, but it was more than just a fun payload for a rocket that stood every chance of exploding mid-flight, it turns out.<p>Elon …

Space Travel

How to raise money on Kickstarter – tutorial with EDA and predictions

(This article was first published on <b>R – Journey of Analytics</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>In this tutorial, we will explore the …

Data Science

Niantic's Latest Acquisition Has Big Implications For 'Pokémon GO'

While <i>Pokémon GO</i> has been heralded as a breakthrough title for AR, most of the playerbase continues to not use the tech all that often, and in truth, it remains a small portion of the game.<p>Niantic may be looking to change that, as they’ve just purchased an entire company with the aim of furthering …

Apple Could Pay Up To $862 Million After Losing Patent Lawsuit

Apple's latest hurdle in the world of patent disputes could blow a small hole in its $200 billion cash mountain.<p>A U.S. federal jury has ruled that Apple used technology owned by the licensing arm of the University of Wisconsin on some of the chips that found their way into recent iPads and …

MacBook Pro 2018: This Big Upgrade Is A Sure Thing

[UPDATE*] If you’ve been waiting to upgrade your MacBook, wait a little longer.<p>That’s typical advice you’d get from pretty much anyone but this year it has special meaning.<p>In short, quad-core. I’ve been using two Windows 10 laptops with Intel’s 8th generation quad core and the performance boost is …

Drone gets way too close to an airplane in terrifying video

Hey, if you own a drone, maybe don't fly it over an airplane filled with passengers?<p>The FAA is investigating a video that seems to show a drone's …

Drone hovers right above jet landing at Las Vegas airport

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating an incident in which someone apparently piloted a drone right above a jet landing at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.<p>The KLAS TV station's LasVegasNow.com website published video Thursday taken at an unknown time from a drone hovering …