FDA Approves Digital Pill

🔹The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of the digital pill in the US.

🔹The digital pill can track if patients have taken their medication.

🔹It works by having a patient wear a patch on their left rip cage which receives an electrical signal from the pill when it comes into contact with stomach acid. The data is then sent Continue reading “FDA Approves Digital Pill”


Apple Reveal iPhone X and More

🔹Apple have just revealed a range of new products including the; iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple TV 4K and iWatch Series 3.
🔹The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are improved versions of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus with some performance boosts. They also host a major new feature, Continue reading “Apple Reveal iPhone X and More”

AI Bot Destroys The World’s Best Dota 2 eSports Gamers

🔹An AI (artificial intelligence) robot created by OpenAI, a start-up backed by Elon Musk, has beaten the best Dota 2 eSports gamer in the world at the International 7.
🔹Elon Musk has described Dota 2 as “vastly more complex than traditional board games like chess & Go” as well as noted that AI poses “vastly more risk than North Continue reading “AI Bot Destroys The World’s Best Dota 2 eSports Gamers”

Facebook AI Creates It’s Own Language

🔹An AI (artificial intelligence) software that was being developed by Facebook recently began to create it’s own language in order to communicate more efficiently.
🔹Facebook was working on new chatbots, similar to those that already exist in its Messenger app, and challenged them to negotiate with each other for trade.
🔹The robots were instructed to negotiate and improve their bartering skills along the way but were not strictly told to Continue reading “Facebook AI Creates It’s Own Language”

Google Glasses Return With A Revamp

🔹X, the moonshot factory of Alphabet (Google’s parent company), is planning to launch an Enterprise Edition of Google Glass which will be called ‘Glass’.
🔹The project leader for Glass, Jay Kothari, revealed that the device will; be lighter, be more comfortable, have a longer battery life and be more powerful.
🔹Glass is going to be heavily targeted towards businesses rather than Continue reading “Google Glasses Return With A Revamp”

Microsoft To Bring Broadband To Rural U.S.

🔹Microsoft has proposed a plan to provide broadband internet to those who live in areas rural in 12 U.S states including; Texas, Maine, Wisconsin, and Georgia.
🔹 Microsoft wants to use “white-space” technology that makes use of unused TV channel frequencies to send internet data.
🔹The program aims to connect 2m people by 2022 and is estimated to cost $10bn.
🔹Microsoft’s president Brad Smith is calling for Continue reading “Microsoft To Bring Broadband To Rural U.S.”

Major Companies To Lead A Digital Net Neutrality Protest

🔹Dozens of major websites and apps, including Netflix and Amazon, are banding together for a “Day of Action” to publicly protest the potential rollback on regulations that the Federal Communications Commission placed on ISPs in 2015.
🔹 These rules enforced net neutrality, which ensures that ISPs cannot intentionally slow down or block access to any websites e.g. reducing the speed of Netflix because Hulu made a deal with the ISP.
🔹The “Day of Action” is to be held on Wednesday the 12th of July, and Continue reading “Major Companies To Lead A Digital Net Neutrality Protest”

Volvo Becomes The First Major Car Manufacturer To Only Create Hybrid Or Electric Cars

🔹As of 2019, Volvo will no longer produce cars powered solely by the internal combustion engine.
🔹Other luxury automakers are expected to follow soon to meet new consumer demands.
🔹Volvo is expected to release 5 new fully electric cars between 2019 and 2021 and aim to sell 1,000,000 electrified cars by 2025.
🔹This is an important change as the transportation industry Continue reading “Volvo Becomes The First Major Car Manufacturer To Only Create Hybrid Or Electric Cars”