Nike’s Sustainable Gear Heads to the Tokyo Olympics

Ever since the 2006 Winter Games in Torino, Italy, US athletes on the Olympic podium have worn Nike. Nike apparel. Nike footwear. Not just on the podium, either; Team USA athletes competing in about...

A new bill would hold Facebook responsible for Covid-19 vaccine misinformation

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced new legislation today that aims to finally hold tech companies responsible for allowing misinformation about vaccines and other health issues to spread online. The bill, called the Health Misinformation Act...

DeepMind says it will release the structure of every protein known to science

In the last few months Baker’s team has been working with biologists who were previously stuck trying to figure out the shape of proteins they were studying. “There's a lot of pretty cool biological...

An introduction to time series forecasting

Industries from energy and retail to transportation and finance today rely on time series forecasting for projecting product demand, resource allocation, financial performance,  predictive maintenance, and countless other applications. Despite the potential of time...

Future-proof automation technology – Manufacturers’ Monthly

Image credit: ifm Latest News According to ifm boss Martin Buck, sensors are becoming more intelligent and more communicative. Digitalisation is changing the industry and thus also the requirements on automation technology.  In...

This outed priest’s story is a warning for everyone about the need for data...

One of the worst-case scenarios for the barely regulated and secretive location data industry has become reality: Supposedly anonymous gay dating app data was apparently sold off and linked to a Catholic priest, who...

The FTC Votes Unanimously to Enforce Right to Repair

During an open commission meeting Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission voted unanimously to enforce laws around the Right to Repair, thereby ensuring that US consumers will be able to repair their own electronic and...

Java state API would speed app startup

Java would be fitted with an API to save state, under a proposal floating in the OpenJDK community as a way to speed up startup times.Proposed in an OpenJDK discussion group by Anton Kozlov,...

Chinese internet giant introduces facial recognition technology in a bid to control underage gaming...

Every midnight, millions of young Chinese gamers now face another foe — a digital 'patrol' using facial recognition technology that could boot them out of their virtual worlds.The technology, dubbed 'midnight patrol', is designed to better enforce a...

Companies that make people return to the office will lose employees

After a year-and-a-half hiatus, many offices will open back up in September. Most companies are asking that employees return on a hybrid basis, meaning they come into the office at least some of the...

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