WSJD - Technology
How A.I. Is Making Supermarkets Less Exhausting
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:16:37 EST
Wallet-free shopping, souped-up grocery carts and robot helpers are making supermarket excursions smarter, easier—and much, much faster.
Huawei Executive Files Suit Over Canadian Detention
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:41:40 EST
Meng Wanzhou claims her legal rights were violated when she was detained at Vancouver International Airport in December following an extradition arrest request from the U.S.
Taboola Makes Acquisition to Bolster Its Take on Apple News
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:22:54 EST
Taboola is acquiring an Israeli team to bolster its young news recommendation service for users of Android phones.
SpaceX Crew Capsule, With a Dummy Astronaut, Docks With Space Station
Sun, 03 Mar 2019 19:27:21 EST
A new-generation SpaceX capsule autonomously docked with the international space station on Sunday, in a successful test of computers and maneuvering systems deemed essential to carry U.S. astronauts on future missions.
A Doctor's Prescription for More AI in Medicine
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 12:33:16 EST
Eric Topol makes the case for how artificial intelligence can improve health care, despite privacy concerns.
Democrats Turn to Online Tool for Organizing Volunteers
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 12:07:34 EST
MobilizeAmerica gives Democratic campaigns and progressive causes a centralized sign-up system for events, door-knocking and shifts calling and texting voters.
Would You Pay $32,709 for a Lab-Grown Diamond?
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 13:37:42 EST
Serious designers are making lab-grown gems—produced without the human and environmental tolls of traditional mined diamonds—desirable.
Facebook Sues Chinese Companies for Creating Fake Accounts
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 18:01:11 EST
Facebook and Instagram sued four companies and three people based in China for creating and selling fake accounts, likes and followers, according to a posting on the social media giant’s website.
New York Governor Appeals to Amazon to Reconsider
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:11:56 EST
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he has been in contact with Amazon executives, urging them to rethink their decision to abandon plans for a headquarters campus in Queens.
Tech's Costly Health Benefits Pay Dividends
Sun, 03 Mar 2019 16:23:32 EST
Tech companies that don’t yet turn a profit are doling out benefit packages worth over $100,000 per employee. According to their investors, this is good for their bottom lines, not just their consciences.
Help, We're Drowning in Recycling! Cue the 'Internet of Trash'
Sat, 02 Mar 2019 12:20:52 EST
No amount of technology, innovation or policy can solve our massive recycling crisis, but a litany of trash-tech companies are at least trying.
Galaxy S10 Review: Samsung Finally Gets Everything Right
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 12:27:23 EST
Samsung has long made good hardware, and the Galaxy S10 is its best yet. But for the first time, the company also nailed the software.
Posting 'Revenge Porn' Will Soon Lead to Jail Time in New York
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 17:02:02 EST
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign a bill state lawmakers approved unanimously on Thursday outlawing so-called ‘revenge porn’ and allowing its victims to seek a court order requiring websites to remove illicit images.
Grocers Brace for Another Blow From Amazon
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:50:37 EST
Competition from Amazon.com has pushed grocers to focus on home delivery and lower prices. Now it is taking aim at supermarkets’ high-profit products: those found in the beauty aisle.