Tech updates

Siri, Catch Market Cheats: Wall Street Watchdogs Turn to AI

Artificial intelligence programs have beaten chess masters and TV quiz show champions. Next up: stock market cheats. Two exchange operators have announced plans to launch artificial intelligence tools for market surveillance in the coming months and officials at a Wall Street regulator tell Reuters they are not far behind. Executives are hoping computers with humanoid wit can help mere mortals ... Read More »

Nasa’s Juno Probe Sends Back Images of Jupiter’s Poles

Nasa¬†published Friday the first-ever images of Jupiter’s north pole and its southern aurora, taken during the Juno spacecraft’s first orbital flyby of the gaseous giant. Juno came within 2,500 miles (4,200 kilometres) of Jupiter on August 27 during a six-hour transit from the north pole to the south. “It looks like nothing we have seen or imagined before,” said Scott ... Read More »

Amazon Dash Button Is Now Available In The UK

Amazon has announced that they are launching their Amazon Dash Button in the UK and each Dash button costs ¬£4.99 initially and you then get this off your first order when you use the button. The Amazon Dash Button is available for a wide range of things in the UK including coffee, laundry products, pet food and lots more. Amazon ... Read More »

Top 4 Samsung Smartphones For The Smarter You

  If a company gets compared to Apple, for copying their design or building technology on similar lines, clearly they’re on their way to the top, up against the best. When the company sells more products than its competitors, it definitely has a success story to tell. If you haven’t guessed it yet, we’re talking about Samsung. This Seoul based ... Read More »

Nod to Arianespace for Launch of Isro Satellite

European space agency Arianespace has got the nod to go ahead with the November 10 launch of Indian communication satellite GSAT-15 and Arabsat-6B, the agency said. In a statement early Saturday, Arianespace said the November 10 dual-passenger mission with Ariane 5 rocket the spaceport in French Guiana got the authorisation after the Launch Readiness Review on November 6. Planned during ... Read More »

Toyota Invests $1 Billion in Artificial Intelligence in US

Toyota is investing $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,581 crores) in a research company it’s setting up in Silicon Valley to develop artificial intelligence and robotics, underlining the Japanese automaker’s determination to lead in futuristic cars that drive themselves and apply the technology to other areas of daily life. Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda said Friday the company will start ... Read More »

Scientists Developing Battery-Free Pacemakers Powered by the Heart

Scientists are developing next-generation battery-free implantable pacemakers that may be powered by an unlikely source – the heart itself. The advancement is based upon a piezoelectric system that converts vibrational energy – created inside the chest by each heartbeat – into electricity to power the pacemaker. “Essentially, we’re creating technology that will allow pacemakers to be powered by the very ... Read More »

Skull Face Dead Comet to Hurtle by Earth on Halloween

A massive space rock that will shave by Earth on Halloween looks like a dead comet with a skull face, Nasa said after gaining a closer look at the spooky space junk. Astronomers initially thought the object was an asteroid when they spotted it in early October, and named it Asteroid 2015 TB145. But using the US space agency’s Infrared ... Read More »