Freezing a person’s brain and bringing them back from the dead could one day be more than just a Hollywood fantasy, according to some experts. But there are still plenty of challenges to overcome if scientists are to succeed in making cryogenics a reality.
New European legislation is changing the world of banking, with Fintech startups challenging traditional financial service business. But some experts have concerns over the effect this will have on customers’ security.
Technology is affecting how fans watch sports. Social media giants are competing with traditional broadcasters, and online streaming could be the reason why fewer people are going to stadiums to watch games.
Kids are trading camping for coding, and learning its foundations before they even hit kindergarten. Screen time is on the rise, but the question remains – will it actually help prepare them for tomorrow’s economy?
Google’s new earbuds are trying to take translation by storm – they’ve got access to Google Translate software, which has some 40 languages available. And they’re not the only ones. Microsoft is also trying to make on-the-go translation a reality.
2D lenses are coming, and they could change photography as it’s understood today. Its implications range far and wide, including for smartphones, which could become thinner as camera thicknesses shrink.
Spotify’s tie-up with machine learning startup Niland has gotten users excited about the possibilities for further tailoring streaming music on demand and given Spotify a possible edge over competitor Apple.
Instead of consumers going to the store, the store could come to them. An AI-driven supermarket that can be summoned by app and offer mobile purchasing is in the works. It’s one of a number of services that are moving toward being offered on the go.
Boeing is readying self-flying planes, with AI systems set to man the cockpit for the duration of the flights. That’s one way to address the expected need for a million plus pilots in the next two decades.
Watch out, Dubai – small, autonomous vehicles are taking control of your police force. Equipped with drones to get in and out of tight spaces, the cars can drive themselves, or be controlled by police officers from afar. Singapore-based Otsaw Digital is making it possible.