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 »

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of Health Enhancers

Just like everything else, there are many different sides to even health enhancers. While they can help asthmatics or those suffering from breathing difficulties, they can also have serious side effects such as nausea, hair loss, and the like but only when theyare abused without setting a healthy limits to their consumption. When people realize this, they will never view ... Read More »

‘Hawa Badlo’ App Will Let Delhi Residents Report Likely Pollutants

The Indian capital, labouring under the label of being the world’s most polluted city, is trying something new to help clean up its air. A smartphone application that allows citizens to report the presence of construction dust or the burning of leaves and garbage in public parks to authorities was launched Friday. The “Hawa Badlo,” or “Change the Air,” app ... Read More »

Apple Supplier Laird’s Stock Nosedives on ‘Brutal’ Price Competition

Apple supplier Laird blamed ‘brutal’ competition from Asian rival for dip Laird makes materials that protect phones from heat & interference Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall did not have much impact on Laird Laird Plc dropped the most on record in London trading after the supplier to Apple pared its outlook, citing “brutal” price competition from Asian parts providers and ... Read More »

Carrying a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on a Flight? Be Ready to Face Fine

Airline passengers who try to carry Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on flights will have them confiscated and may face fines under an emergency US order that significantly expands restrictions on the devices linked to almost 100 incidents of overheating and fires. The devices won’t be allowed aboard passenger or cargo aircraft even if they’ve been shut off, the Pipeline ... Read More »

Why Facebook Suddenly Blacked Out All Ads in Thailand

Facebook is taking a very unusual step for a company that makes it money off advertisements: It will stop showing ads on its network in the entire country of Thailand in a gesture of respect for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The social network announced the decision on its blog for advertisers, saying that it is removing ads in observance ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Mixed Reality HoloLens Headset Gets Wider Availability

Microsoft stepped into the domain of mixed reality and holographic content with HoloLens back in January 2015. This year in March, Microsoft started shipping the developer edition of its HoloLens headset in the United States and Canada for $3,000 (roughly Rs. 2 lakhs). Starting Wednesday, Microsoft HoloLens will be available for pre-orders in six more countries – Australia, Ireland, France, ... Read More »