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artificial intelligenceHow You Walk and Hold Your Device Could Replace Passwords

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is looking at 46 ways to identify a person for mobile devices that do not involve passwords. They are looking at how you walk, swipe and hold your device among other methods to not …

brain interfacesDARPA Funds Wearable Brain Interfaces

DARPA funds Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3) program to make wearable brain interfaces. Battelle Memorial Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), Rice University, and Teledyne Scientific are leading multidisciplinary teams to develop …

gadgetsWearable Cancer Detection Tests 1-2% of Blood Over 2 Hours

Tests of a wearable cancer detection system are very positive. The system continuously collects CTCs directly from a peripheral vein. The system returns the remaining blood products after CTC enrichment, permitting testing of larger blood volumes than classic phlebotomy specimens …

entertainmentNew Gaming TV Product Category

At CES this year we saw gaming TVs from HP and Alienware. Last year, there was an Nvidia Gaming TV. Alienware and Nvidia have a 120hz refresh rate and HP has a 144hz refresh rate. These three are a new …

chinaXiaomi Continues to Dominate India’s Smartphone Market

Xiaomi continues its domination of the India Smartphone market with 28.9% of the fourth quarter market share. Compared to 2017 Q4, they grew 28.6% in sales in 2018 Q4. The Xiaomi Redmi series phones and the opening of rural stores …

5gApple and Samsung Hardest Hit as Smartphone Production Falls But 5G Phones Could Save 2019

Smartphone production in the first quarter of this year is expected to drop 19 percent as China and world markets slow. Credit Suisse indicated that smartphone production forecast for the final three months of 2018 fell 3% quarter-on-quarter to 357 …