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You Can Now Register to Vote at Your Nearest LinkNYC Kiosk

You Can Now Register to Vote at Your Nearest LinkNYC Kiosk

You Can Now Register to Vote at Your Nearest LinkNYC Kiosk You can now register to vote using LinkNYC tablets. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Noah Hurowitz MANHATTAN — With just over a week left to register to vote in the Nov. 9 presidential elections, New Yorkers have one less excuse not to sign up. LinkNYC kiosks […]

Tech titans join to study artificial intelligence

Tech titans join to study artificial intelligence

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Major technology firms have joined forces in a partnership on artificial intelligence, aiming to cooperate on “best practices” on using the technology “to benefit people and society.” Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM, and Google-owned British AI firm DeepMind on Wednesday announced a non-profit organization called “Partnership on AI” focused on helping […]

Google takes on rivals with Pixel phone, new hardware

Google takes on rivals with Pixel phone, new hardware

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Google took on rivals Apple, Samsung and Amazon in a new push into hardware Tuesday, launching premium-priced Pixel smartphones and a slew of other devices showcasing artificial intelligence prowess. The unveiling of Google’s in-house designed phone came as part of an expanded hardware move by the US company, which also revealed […]

3D-Printed Artificial Bones Could Help Heal Injuries

3D-Printed Artificial Bones Could Help Heal Injuries A new type of artificial bone shaped with a 3-D printer can repair deformed bones and help heal some spine, skull and jaw injuries, researchers say in a new report printed in the journal Science Translational Medicine. When the bone material was tested in a monkey, the bone […]

Baby Monitor? There's an App for That

Baby Monitor? There's an App for That Tech companies are trying to help parents breathe easier knowing that their newborns are doing just fine. Devices like the “Owlet Bootie” can track your child’s breathing, making sure you know if anything happens. “So, if a baby stops breathing in the middle of the night, an alarm […]

Yahoo Doesn't Deny Email Scanning, Calls Story 'Misleading'

Yahoo Doesn't Deny Email Scanning, Calls Story 'Misleading' Yahoo responded again Wednesday to a report that it scanned incoming email to hundreds of millions of accounts for the U.S. government. In a carefully worded statement that stops short of a denial, the company said a Tuesday Reuters report is “misleading,” saying that “the mail scanning […]