Two years after the European Commission passed laws enabling the right-to-repair appliances, it’s now looking to move forward with right-to-repair laws for smartphones, Vice reports. A recent statement from the European Union details what the new legislation would hone in on, including new initiatives that would apply to smartphones: “The new Action Plan announces initiatives […]
The Federal Communications Commission is proposing to fine AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon millions for selling their customers’ real-time location data.
Named one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report in its 2019-20 rankings, CHOC Children’s Hospital is committed to providing the highest quality pediatric care. For over 55 years, CHOC Children’s has striven to nurture, advance, and protect the health and well-being of children. Today, over two million children throughout […]
While some experts think voting apps will improve the current voting system and up turnout, others feel they will introduce serious security risks.
Mara Group, a new smartphone manufacturer in Rwanda, is making more affordable phones and providing new jobs.
Our smartphones already come equipped with lovely virtual assistants that sound like real people, but just wait until we start making our devices feel more human. Already, that feature is coming to our devices. Researcher Marc Teyssier, a Ph.D. student at Telecom ParisTech, is developing a terrifyingly realistic artificial skin interface for smartphones, laptops and […]
Tech giant Samsung is ceasing mobile phone production in China, even though it will continue to sell products there.
Computers can now complete tasks that wouldn’t have been possible without machine learning: things like identifying faces or analyzing hospital tests. But when pitted against tasks involving real-world happenings, machine learning models tend to peter out in terms of effectiveness or precision. But a team at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab think they can make machine […]
While the company has vehemently opposed the Right to Repair movement, Apple has now reversed its stance and will allow independent shops to repair products.
Major technology companies are fighting against U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s suggestion that encryption backdoors be installed in personal devices, while users should just accept the risk of this potential mandate.