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Apple Card Officially Launches In The U.S.

Posted in Business on 22nd Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The credit card is a joint offering between Apple and Goldman Sachs and is being widely offered to consumers with various income levels and credit histories, albeit with some caveats.

Humm Unveils Wearable That Stimulates Your Brain To Improve Memory

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 22nd Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Berkeley, California-based company said it measured a 20% improvement in working memory and a rate of learning that was 120 times faster than a placebo after a 15-minute session with the wearable patch.

CRISPR Enters Its First Human Clinical Trials

Posted in Medicine, Science on 18th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

In the first spate of clinical trials, scientists are using CRISPR/Cas9 to combat cancer and blood disorders in people.

Nvidia CEO: AI Is The Single Most Powerful Force Of Our Time

Posted in Business, Software on 18th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

This would take a while to translate into huge results for such applications as self-driving cars, an area that is riding the final, long-term wave of AI growth.

Only SpaceX Super Heavy Starship Will Take Us Far Beyond Apollo By 2030

Posted in Hardware, Science on 14th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

SpaceX Starship could have its orbital prototype versions flying by the end of this year and it should reach orbit within a year.

Earth's Magnetic Field Reversals May Take Much Longer Than We Thought

Posted in Science on 9th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Earth's magnetic field plays a key role in making our little planet habitable, since without it the surface would be bombarded by radiation from space

Google’s AI Learns How Actions In Videos Are Connected

Posted in Software on 9th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

This will be useful for researchers working on video understanding.

Apple Preps IPad Apple Card App For August Launch, Ends Barclays Rewards

Posted in Business on 4th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

Full support for the Card is believed to be baked into iOS 12.4

Breakthrough Discovery Of Signal Cancers Use To Hide From Immune System

Posted in Medicine on 1st Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

It's hoped the discovery of this major signaling protein will lead to new immunotherapy treatments that increase the number of options that clinicians have at their disposal to help patients.

TESS Spots Closest Super-Earth That Could Be Habitable

Posted in Science on 1st Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

As astronomers stepped up the search for planets around other stars over the past decade, they noticed that our solar system is missing the most common type of planet – the so-called super-Earth.

Association Between Liver Dysfunction And Alzheimer's Disease Found In New Study

Posted in Medicine on 1st Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

"While we have focused for too long on studying the brain in isolation, we now have to study the brain as an organ that is communicating with and connected to other organs that support its function and that can contribute to its dysfunction,"

NASA Announces 19 Partnerships For Moon And Mars Enabling Technology

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 31st Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

NASA has 19 new technology research projects for technology to enable Moon to Mars exploration.