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UAE, Saudi Arabia to create joint cryptocurrency - 01/23/2019

Representatives of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia announced cooperation in order to create a new cryptocurrency. Representatives of both countries discussed a draft of a joint integrated strategy that includes initiatives in areas such as civil aviation, youth financial literacy and tcreation of a digital currency for cross-border payments. This initiative was announced at the...

Daimler to release fully autonomous trucks by 2025 - 01/09/2019

In the coming years, German Daimler plans to invest € 500 million to create self-driving trucks. The company intends to release fully autonomous trucks to the market by 2025, Daimler spokesman at the international Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas said. Partially automated trucks will be commissioned as early as 2019, reports Deutsche Welle. The company intends to create about 200 jobs in...

How countries resist drones - 12/25/2018

The incident with two drones, which resulted in closure of London Gatwick Airport for more than a day, forced the public to think about how the world is ready to withstand the threat from drones. As it turned out, the world has already adopted standards for combating drones, but this problem is treated differently in various countries. Trained birds For the first time this method was proposed...

Study: Presence of AI is growing around the world - 12/17/2018

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford and Harvard universities, along with the organization OpenAI and a number of other institutions, published the second annual study AI Index. The paper assessed the level of development, distribution, investment and other indicators in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). The goal was to assess the progress in the field of AI on specific...

Why Microsoft agrees to cooperate with military despite of protests? - 12/05/2018

Microsoft won a contract for the supply of augmented reality glasses in the US Army. Despite the fact that the high-tech devices will be used "to increase lethality" on the battlefield, and despite of protests of its employees, the IT company does not intend to refuse the Pentagon money. Microsoft, which created one of the most popular Windows operating systems, won a $ 480 million contract with...

Why NASA sent InSight to Mars? - 11/27/2018

On November 26, 2018, NASA landed its InSight lander on Mars. What can we find there? Mars is one of the most studied celestial bodies, but this only stirs the interest of scientists. Apart from science fiction novels, the prospect of finding a microscopic life or its traces still stirs the minds of scientists. Previously, natural depressions in the surface of the planet (for example, the Gale...

Scientists: AI can create fake fingerprints - 11/19/2018

American scientists have demonstrated how artificial intelligence can create "master keys" for bypassing systems based on fingerprint identification. The fingerprints generated by the neural network were suitable in every fifth case, although the probability of an error in fingerprint scanners should not be higher than one in a thousand attempts. The study was prepared by scientists from the...

Microsoft: 41% of British companies think they cannot compete with artificial intelligence - 11/01/2018

According to Microsoft study, 41% of British companies believe that in the next five years their business model will not withstand competition with artificial intelligence (AI), and 51% of companies do not have a clear strategy to solve problems arising from the rapid development of this technology. Researchers note that business may well adapt and take advantage of AI, but only if it responds...

IEA: Renewable energy generation will skyrocket by 2023 - 10/10/2018

This week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report that the world will face an unprecedented disaster over the next decade, recalling the fragile condition of our planet. However, the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) predictions for renewable energy provide a much more encouraging picture, predicting a massive increase in clean energy production over the next five...

Nine future technological trends - 10/09/2018

Analysts at CCS Insight presented a forecast of technology development in the next few years. What will be in the focus of attention of technology giants and consumers? Netflix theater  By 2022, Netflix streaming platform will open a branded movie theater, which will solve the problem of nominating their films for the Oscar (according to the academy’s rules, the film must be shown in...
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