San Francisco attorney seeks court order to get Lyft and Uber...

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is seeking a court order. To force both Uber and Lyft to share records on driver safety. Disability access...

Seattle is the fastest growing market for software engineers, says LinkedIn

LinkedIn research According to new research from LinkedIn, Seattle has the fastest growing market for software engineers. The report also noted that Seattle offers a median...

Neural networks for modeling audience reactions to movies

Using deep learning methods, Disney Research develops a new means of assessing complex audience reactions to movies via facial expressions. FVAEs The new method, called Factorized...

New Treatment Could Reduce Floaters in Your Eye

The Floaters are small thread-like strands, or squiggly lines. They move as your eyes move and seem to dart away when you try to...

Delta passengers can use fingerprints as boarding pass

Delta passengers can now board using just their fingerprints at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Delta says the final phase of its biometric boarding...

IEEE Spectrum releases 2017 top programming languages

programming languages An IEEE Spectrum's latest ranking of the hottest programming languages puts Python ahead the rest, but Apple's two-year-old Swift is now a top...

Scientists notify, billion tons of plastic creating a ‘plastic earth’

plastic earth Humans have created more than 8 billion metric tons of plastic since the production of synthetic materials began in the early 1950s. It's...

Art therapy for children with Autism

A Florida State University researcher is working with art therapists to find better ways to treat children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Researchers identified...

Symbiodinium: A microalgae to save our seas

Coral reefs are our most diverse marine habitat. They provide over US$30 billion to the world economy every year and directly support over 500...

Microsoft unveils Azure cloud, Cortana-powered thermostat

The smart thermostat space is a product that includes Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant and Azure cloud services. Microsoft is partnering with Johnson Controls to...

Researchers identified standards to increase Organ donors

More than 117,000 people awaiting a lifesaving organ transplant across the country. There are 58 Organ Procurement Organizations (OPO). These Organizations responsible for recovering and...

Millions of IoT devices around the world hacked by a common...

IoT devices A flaw in a widely-used code library known as gSOAP has exposed millions of IoT devices. Especially, security cameras, to a remote attack. IoT...

Researchers cleaning up CO2 emissions from a pollutant into a valuable...

CO2 emissions A team of researchers at George Washington University transforming CO2 emissions of a pollutant into a valuable resource all while making a potentially large...

Apple started Machine learning research blog

Apple just launched a site on machine learning research papers and sharing the company’s findings. It will update the site throughout the year with...

MH370 Search Data reveal Ancient geological movements

The Indian Ocean search ended in January after covering a lonely stretch of open water. Where under sea mountains larger than Mount Everest rise....

Mozilla launches open-source voice recognition engine

Mozilla Foundation The Mozilla Foundation, makers of the Firefox browser, launched a new project called Common Voice, the first open-source voice recognition engine on the market. Mozilla...

Cisco fixes a security flaw in WebEx plug-in for Chrome, Firefox...

Cisco released a fix for a critical remote code execution bug in its WebEx video conferencing extension for Chrome and Firefox browsers on Windows. WebEx...

New AI Upgrade for Police Body Cams

A new collaboration between Motorola and artificial intelligence company Neurala has made an extraordinary idea to develop bodycams of police with Artificial intelligence (AI). Body cams...

Engineers dispelled a 100-year-old scientific law on fluid flow through rocks

Engineers have dispelled a 100-year-old scientific law used to describe how fluid flow through rocks. The discovery leads to a range of improvements including...

Women working in restaurants could damage their mental health

The restaurant industry is one of the fastest-growing areas of the US economy. They found that restaurants practicing sexual objectification are not only growing in number...