13/10/2016

Security

Blockchain-type tech could play a defense system role

(Tech Xplore)—Blockchain technology is no longer in the sole confines of digital currency. NewsBTC, a Bitcoin news service, said that the US Defense Department is to explore blockchain technology to help secure nuclear ...

Computer Sciences

Team uses big data to solve bus woes in Brazil

In Fortaleza—the fifth-largest city in Brazil—cars jam the streets, bicycles weave through traffic and bus stops are crowded with passengers who might have to wait much longer than expected to catch their ride.

Energy & Green Tech

Wave energy researchers dive deep to advance clean energy source

One of the biggest untapped clean energy sources on the planet — wave energy — could one day power millions of homes across the U.S. But more than a century after the first tests of the power of ocean waves, it is still ...

Computer Sciences

Google DeepMind project taking neural networks to a new level

(Tech Xplore)—A team of researchers at Google's DeepMind Technologies has been working on a means to increase the capabilities of computers by combining aspects of data processing and artificial intelligence and have come ...