Engineering

Researchers discover a material that can learn like the brain

EPFL researchers have discovered that Vanadium Dioxide (VO2), a compound used in electronics, is capable of "remembering" the entire history of previous external stimuli. This is the first material to be identified as possessing ...

Engineering

Tiny, cheap solution for quantum-secure encryption

It's fairly reasonable to assume that an encrypted email can't be seen by prying eyes. That's because in order to break through most of the encryption systems we use on a day-to-day basis, unless you are the intended recipient, ...

Business

Asian ride-hailing giant Grab plans US market splash

The Asian ride-hailing firm Grab said Tuesday that it plans a US listing in partnership with Altimeter Growth Corporation in an operation that values Grab at $39.6 billion (33.3 billion euros).

Tinder unveils 'panic button' for emergency response

Tinder announced Thursday that US users would soon have a "panic button" to alert authorities to potentially dangerous situations as part of a stepped up safety initiative by the popular dating app.

Business

Jack Ma living in Japan after China tech crackdown: FT

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has been living in Tokyo for almost six months after disappearing from public view following China's crackdown on the tech sector, the Financial Times reported Wednesday, citing multiple unnamed sources.

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