NASA has taken delivery of its first completely electric aircraft, the experimental X-57 electric plane, in what the agency has called a “major milestone” for the project.
Canadian biotechnology startup AmacaThera has closed $3.6m seed financing round to help it commercialise its proprietary technology to improve drug delivery.
The Carl Zeiss Foundation is funding the establishment of a new artificial intelligence (AI) research centre in Mainz, Germany, that will focus on determining why modern machine learning methods are so effective.
The majority of UK businesses now consider an education in tech to be of greater importance than science and maths, with specialisms in the field now being seen as a vital factor in hiring decisions.
US-based data science startup Saturn Cloud has secured $4m funding just weeks after incorporating.
Hyundai has become the latest company to delve into the world of futuristic ‘flying car’ type technologies with the launch of its Urban Air Mobility Division.
A facial recognition service has been launched that enables governments and businesses to get real-time data on people’s online habits, preferences and social presence.
Huawei rotating chairman Guo Ping doesn’t give interviews often, so when a small group of journalists from UK publications, including Verdict, were given the chance to ask him questions at a media roundtable in Shenzhen, China, it was a rare and valuable opportunity to hear the thoughts of one of the Chinese tech giant’s most
Food delivery company DoorDash has announced that it has been the victim of a data breach impacting 4.9 million accounts, the second major cybersecurity incident to hit the company.
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Consumer genetics company 23andMe has announced a partnership with medtech company TrialSpark that will see the companies’ combined capabilities increase access to clinical trials.
Despite the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming in 16 months ago across Europe, less than a third of companies have achieved GDPR compliance.
Global fast food giant McDonald’s has announced that it will begin supporting voice-based job applications on Amazon Alexa.
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Chinese technology giant Huawei has announced the launch of what it claims is the fastest cluster for training artificial intelligence (AI) in the world.
Element AI, a developer of enterprise-targeted artificial intelligence products, has announced that is has raised CAD $200m (£123m) in a Series B financing round.
The UK government should introduce guidelines to protect virtual reality (VR) users from VR-based harassment, according to a report published by the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee.
Dapper Labs, the company behind blockchain game CryptoKitties, has announced that it has received $11m in funding to launch Flow, a blockchain designed to enable the entertainment industry to launch decentralised applications at scale.
Healthy.io, a company turning smartphone cameras into clinical-grade medical devices to detect chronic kidney disease, has announced that it has raised $60m in Series C funding to roll out the product around the world.
The United Nations Children’s Agency (Unicef) has suffered a data breach impacting thousands of users on its online learning portal Agora.
A newly announced 3D printed wheelchairs project is improving access to assistive technologies in developing countries.
Daimler has announced that its driverless trucks are to begin testing on public roads in Virginia, the US.
A medium earth orbit (MEO) satellite constellation with the ability to broadcast on the terabit scale is set to be launched by SpaceX in 2021.
SoftBank Group has doubled its investment in Exeger, a Swedish company making what it describes as the “world’s best solar cell”, in order to help bring the technology to market.
The overwhelming majority of the cybersecurity industry does not trust politicians to effectively regulate digital security, despite believing that more legislation is sorely needed.
A third of cybersecurity experts believe the rise of AI in cybersecurity will see the end of humans making security decisions within a decade, according to research published today.
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Hyundai Motor Group has developed an industrial exoskeleton that functions as a wearable robot to improve the comfort and safety of its factory workers.
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