Leonardo Davinci

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Why are smartphone chips suddenly including an AI processor?

If virtual assistants have been the breakthrough technology in this year’s smartphone software, then the AI processor is surely the equivalent on the hardware side.<p>Apple has taken to calling its latest SoC the A11 Bionic on account of its new AI “Neural Engine”. Huawei’s latest Kirin 970 boasts a …

Machine Learning

Three detectors catch gravitational wave hitting Earth

Scientists are the first to track the gravitational waves emitted by a merger of two black holes using three different detectors—a critical new …

Sprint has reportedly only sold around 5,000 Essential Phone units so far

Andy Rubin’s Essential Products startup set off on a journey to bring “real passion and craftsmanship back” into the mobile hardware world with …

GoPro’s Hero6 Black launches today for $499

Today, on a massive planetarium screen at San Francisco’s Academy of Sciences museum, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman revealed the next generation of the company’s venerable Hero action cam series, the Hero6.<p>The device will, as leaks previously showcased, retail for $499 and go on sale today.<p>The look hasn’t …

Hurricane-Relief Bill Passed by House Includes This Major Perk for Big Insurers

Allstate Corp. (ALL) , Progressive Corp. (PGR) and other property-insurance companies could more easily compete with the U.S. government on flood …

North Korea claims almost 5 million have signed up to join its already enormous army

By Adam Taylor<p>Reporter<p>North Korea's state newspaper reported Thursday that 4.7 million students and workers have expressed a desire to enlist or reenlist in the nation's army, potentially adding a major boost in manpower to what is already one of the largest armed forces in the world.<p>It is …

North Korea