20/01/2021

Automotive

Top automotive tech at CES 2021

The atmosphere at the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show, held virtually for the first time due to the pandemic, struck a different tone than in years past. Without hordes of tech-hungry onlookers jockeying for position through ...

Business

Amazon offers to help with COVID-19 vaccine effort

Tech colossus Amazon on Wednesday offered to put its vast operation to work helping President Joe Biden get 100 million Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 in the next 100 days.

Internet

Brave browser adds peer-to-peer IPFS protocol to combat censorship

In what might be the first salvo against the decades-long dominance of the HTTP protocol for internet data retrieval, an open source web browser devoted to privacy has introduced an option that allows for direct peer-to-peer ...

Computer Sciences

Optimizing traffic signals to reduce wait times at intersections

Traffic lights at intersections are managed by simple computers that assign the right of way to the nonconflicting direction. However, studies looking at travel times in urban areas have shown that delays caused by intersections ...

Internet

Exploring the underpinnings of shadowbanning on Twitter

In recent years, social media platforms have been developing and implementing a variety of strategies to moderate content published by their users and ensure that it is not offensive or inappropriate. This has sparked significant ...

Airline giant IAG gets Air Europa on cheap over virus

British Airways owner IAG on Wednesday said it would pay only half the agreed purchase price of Spain's Air Europa, and not for more than six years, as the sector is ravaged by the coronavirus.

Computer Sciences

An AI system for training dogs

A team of researchers at Colorado State University has designed an AI system to train a dog to obey certain oral commands without human assistance. In their paper uploaded to the arXiv preprint server, the researchers describe ...

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