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Musicians, including RATM"s Tom Morello, urge Spotify never to use patented voice recognition tech

Spotify’s patent, granted on January 12, describes analyzing users’ voice and background noise to detect their mood and social setting, such as whether they are in a coffee shop, alone, at a party, etc., and make track suggestions based on this d.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotMay 6th, 2021

US Warns EU Against Anti-American Tech Policy

The US has warned the EU against pursuing "protectionist" technology policies that exclusively target American companies, ahead of Joe Biden's first presidential visit to Brussels. From a report: The National Security Council, an arm of the White Hou.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Drone footage reveals social secrets of killer whales

Killer whales have complex social structures including close "friendships", according to a new study that used drones to film the animals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 43 min. ago

A DNA-based storage system with files and metadata

Queries can take days, but it's possible to pull out specific files. Enlarge / Fluorescent tagged DNA is the key to a new storage system. (credit: Gerald Barber, Virginia Tech) DNA-based data storage appears to offer solutions to some of the p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 16 min. ago

Study: Half of US cosmetics contain toxic chemicals

More than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of a toxic industrial compound linked to serious health conditions, including cancer and reduced birth weight, according to a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

The best games from E3 2021: Metroid Dread, Redfall, and more highlights

These are the best new games we saw at E3 2021, including Redfall, Metroid Dread, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 44 min. ago

Twelve Minutes hands-on: A ‘Groundhog Day’-style game done right

A mix of cinema-grade voice acting only enhanced my preview of Twelve Minutes, which uses time loops in the most effective way I've seen in a while......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 44 min. ago

Senate Confirms Progressive Tech Critic Lina Khan To Become an FTC Commissioner

The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden's nominee to the Federal Trade Commission, Lina Khan, the young progressive who helped launch a reckoning amongst antitrust scholars and enforcers, in a 69-28 vote. From a report: At 32, Khan will become the y.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

Tech Talent Migrates To Collaboration Startups as Hybrid Work Comes Into Its Own

Executives at some of the world's largest technology firms are leaving prime jobs to join startups that build communications and collaboration tools, a market expected to skyrocket as more businesses settle into hybrid work arrangements. From a repor.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Europe ramps up pressure on tech giants

Officials in Europe are yet again ratcheting up the pressure on Silicon Valley titans......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

How much are AirPods? A full pricing breakdown for each model

There are three models in Apple's AirPods range. We break down their pricing, including the cost of replacement parts......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 44 min. ago

US warns EU against anti-American tech policy

NSC has some strong opinions ahead of Biden’s first presidential trip to Brussels. President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. (credit: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images) The US has warned the EU against pursuing “protectionist”.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 44 min. ago

Apple-Google Mobile "Duopoly" Faces UK Antitrust Scrutiny

Google and Apple face a sweeping probe into the "duopoly" power of their mobile ecosystems, in the U.K. antitrust watchdog's latest attack on Silicon Valley. From a report: The increasingly tech-focused Competition and Markets Authority opened a 12-m.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 43 min. ago

Recommendations for reproducibility in stem cell research

The ability to program induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and drive their differentiation into a variety of neural cells is essential for studying neurological disorders, including intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs). But issues re.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 43 min. ago

New thin-film tech to revolutionize night vision

Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have developed new technology that allows people to see clearly in the dark, revolutionizing night-vision......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 43 min. ago

New Level smart lock may be the smallest ever made, but it has tons of features

The Level Lock is the smallest smart lock ever made, with a host of smart features like touch, voice, and keycard control......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 44 min. ago

Malicious content exploits pathways between platforms to thrive online, subvert moderation

Malicious COVID-19 online content—including racist content, disinformation and misinformation—thrives and spreads online by bypassing the moderation efforts of individual social media platforms, according to new research published in the journal.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 15 min. ago

Highlights of the day: Digitimes releases ASC 100 Asia tech supply chain survey

The top-100 tech firms in Asia are mostly based in Japan, China, Korea and Taiwan, with the car and ICT device/equipment sectors making up the two largest groups, according to Asia Supply Chain 100 (ASC 100), the freshly released research results by.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News19 hr. 15 min. ago

ASC 100: Digitimes identifies 3 major trends that will reshape global supply chains

Digitimes, an Asia-based premium source of tech supply chain information, undertook a six-month study on the financial reports of 4,725 publicly listed corporations across 11 countries in Asia and compiled its first annual report on the top 100 Asian.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 43 min. ago

DDI backend services, materials see order visibility throughout 2021

Display driver IC (DDI) backend specialists ChipMos Technologies and Chipbond Technology, and related COF and COG packaging materials vendors including Niching Industrial have seen clear order visibility through October or even the end of the year, t.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 43 min. ago

ASC 100: Toyota No. 1 by revenue; half of top 50 with strongest revenue growth are Chinese firms

Digitimes, an Asia-based premium source of tech supply information, has just released its 2021 Asia Supply Chain 100 (ASC100) research results. In terms of 2020 revenue, Japan's Toyota Motor, South Korea's Samsung Electronics and Taiwan's Hon Hai Pre.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 43 min. ago