The Future
Intel Says Its 5G Modem Chips Will Not Appear in Phones Until 2020  Gadgets 360 · 5 minutes
Intel's announcement raises the possibility Apple will be more than a year behind rivals in delivering a device that uses the faster... more
Trump's '6G' tweet spurs questions. Is 6G even a thing? - CNET  CNET · 3 hours
If you're confused about the president's tweet that pushes for faster deployment of "5G and even 6G technology," you're not alone. more
Trump's '6G' tweet spurs questions - CNET  CNET · 5 hours
Is 6G even a thing yet? If you're confused about President Trump's tweet pushing faster deployment of '5G and even 6G' technology,' you're not alone . more
New International Moon/Mars Mission Launched at HI-SEAS Habitat  ASTRO WATCH · 6 hours
A two-week mission to perform scientific experiments and test technological instruments needed for the future exploration of the Moon or... more
Virgin Galactic: Rocket reaches space again in test flight (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
Virgin Galactic's rocket plane reached space for a second time in a test flight over California on Friday, climbing higher and faster than before while also carrying a... more
A quantum magnet with a topological twist  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Researchers probed a special kind of magnet containing atoms arranged in a pattern called a kagome lattice, which takes its name from a Japanese basket. They found that electrons in this material exhibit exotic... more
Mark Zuckerberg talks privacy, accidentally disses Facebook Portal  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Talking about the future of technology, which is Mark Zuckerberg's personal challenge this year, can be hard, as the Facebook CEO has found out over the years—whether it's before Congress or on... more
Nike smart sneakers experience connection issues days after release, users report  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
Sometimes, seemingly promising futuristic products don't launch without a hitch. Customers who purchased Nike's brand-new Adapt BB smart sneakers have reported experiencing this firsthand. more
How AI makes Microsoft confront racism, health-care disparities, and more  Windows Central · 12 hours
Artificial intelligence is hailed as the cornerstone for technologies of the future, but present social biases have already begun molding AI in the image of the worse parts... more
Could this off-the-grid technology be the future of electricity?  CBC · 20 hours
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at an off-grid power company, driving an electric... more
Samsung Galaxy Fold Will Not Have a 3.5mm Headphone Jack  Gadgets 360 · 21 hours
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is priced at nearly $2,000 and is the way of the future, but you can’t plug in 3.5mm headphones more
Anthem video game set for tough debut  BBC · 1 day
The futuristic squad-based shooter faces stiff competition from lots of established titles, say experts. more
Recent drought may provide a glimpse of the future for birds in the Sierra Nevada  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
To better understand the effects of climate change on the bird community in the Sierra Nevada region, researchers... more
Samsung Galaxy Fold tidbits: Screen gap, no headphone jack, carrier availability, more  9to5Google · 1 day
Samsung unveiled its vision of the future yesterday, the S10 5G. Of course, I’m kidding, the Samsung Galaxy Fold was the star of yesterday’s... more
Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ How safe are your supplements?  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The federal government's annual projections of health spending for the next decade suggest that it will go up faster than in recent years. more
Fortnite’s Marshmello concert was the game’s biggest event ever  THE VERGE · 1 day
When Marshmello took the stage inside of Fortnite earlier this month, it wasn’t just a glimpse of the... more
Tornado fatalities continue to fall, despite population growth in Tornado Alley  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
The rate of tornado-related fatalities increased faster than the rate of population growth until the start of the 20th century. Around 1916, that trend started to... more
Recent drought may provide a glimpse of the future for birds in the Sierra Nevada  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
How wildlife respond to climate change is likely to be complex. To better understand the effects of climate... more
Wi-Fi 6: is it really that much faster?  THE VERGE · 2 days
Wi-Fi is about to get faster. That’s great news: faster internet is constantly in demand, especially as we consume more... more
One tiny step for a nematode, one big step toward sustainable agriculture in space  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
An exciting collaboration between the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Pheronym (Alachua, FL), will send... more
Why the Galaxy S10's ultrasonic fingerprint reader matters video - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Ultrasonic technology aims to be faster and more secure, and it works with wet and greasy fingers. more
Fortnite gets Back to the Future-like ‘Driftboard’  Windows Central · 3 days
Fortnite is going back to the future! Fortnite is a free-to-play third-person shooter with building mechanics. The title has become a cultural sensation due to its unique blend of expressive gameplay. In February 2018,... more
Fortnite gets Back to the Future-like ‘Driftboard’ and new modes  Windows Central · 3 days
Fortnite is going back to the future! Fortnite is a free-to-play third-person shooter with building mechanics. The title has become a cultural sensation due to its unique blend... more
Take $20 off and customize the lighting on Logitech's G910 Orion keyboard  Windows Central · 3 days
Just my type. The Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB mechanical gaming keyboard is down to $99.99 at Best Buy. The keyboard is currently going... more
If the foldable phones of the future look like this, count me in - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Commentary: While phones with folding screens might not make a lot of sense to you now, here's a... more
5 things to know about the future U.S. demographics  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Besides its decennial official count, the U.S. Census Bureau produces national population projections every few years, but these projections are not broken down by state. more
Russian State-Sponsored Hackers 8 Times Faster Than Nearest Competitor: Crowdstrike  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Russian-backed hackers take less than 19 minutes to move within a network that they have compromised, Crowdstrike said. more
Study reveals insights into how the brain learns new locomotor patterns  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Imagine that while walking on a treadmill at the gym, it suddenly splits in two - one side moving faster than the other. Would you be... more
Amazon's 'Collaborative' Robots Offer Peek Into the Future  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Amazon now counts more than 25 robotic centres, which chief technologist for Amazon Robotics Tye Brady says have changed the way the company operates. more
Antibiotic resistances spread faster than thought, aquaculture study reveals  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
By studying fish raised in aquaculture, researchers have shed new light on the mechanisms by which antibiotic resistance genes are transferred between bacteria. According to their study, those mechanisms are... more
Fluorescing urine signals organ transplant rejection, could replace needle biopsies  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Glowing urine may replace the biopsy needle: In detecting organ transplant rejection, a new nanoparticle has proven much faster and more thorough in the lab than a biopsy.... more
New spherical display could be the future of VR  Sky News · 3 days
Virtual Reality tech has the capability to make their users feel completely immersed in another world, but this can be difficult to achieve when looking at a flat screen. more
Introducing the Verified Experts of Extra Crunch  TechCrunch · 3 days
TechCrunch is launching something a little different today. We’re going to help startup founders find the best outside experts to work with — so you can build a better company, faster. From lawyers to... more
Should you invest in a mesh network or range extender for your home?  Windows Central · 4 days
We use hundreds of accessories including routers, mesh networks, and range extenders, to bring you the very best products and recommendations we... more
Breakthrough in the search for graphene-based electronics  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
For 15 years, scientists have tried to exploit the "miracle material" graphene to produce nanoscale electronics. On paper, graphene should be great for just that: it is ultra-thin—only one atom thick and therefore two-dimensional,... more
How to preload additional accounts on Windows 10  Windows Central · 4 days
If you use more than one account to access your emails and apps, use this guide to add them to your Windows 10 primary account to allow apps easier and faster access.... more
On this week's podcast ... New 20H1 builds, HoloLens 2 teasers, and more  Windows Central · 4 days
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Windows 10 in 2020, CShell for 20H1, Win32 on HoloLens 2, and more We're back... more
VPN protocol WireGuard now has an official macOS app  TechCrunch · 4 days
WireGuard could be the most promising VPN protocol in years. It lets you establish a connection with a VPN server that is supposed to be faster, more secure and more... more
Fortnite showed us the future (and the past) of live music  THE VERGE · 4 days
The other day, the electronic musician Marshmello, real name Christopher Comstock — who wears... more
Antibiotic resistances spread faster than so far thought  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
By studying fish raised in aquaculture, researchers from the Helmholtz Zentrum München, the University of Copenhagen and the University of Campinas in Brazil have shed new light on the mechanisms by which... more
Russia Mulls Offering US Upgraded Space Vehicle for Lunar Orbit Station Supplies  ASTRO WATCH · 6 days
Russia is planning to offer the United States to deliver supplies to the future international lunar orbital station with the use of the modernized... more
Predicting sequence from structure  MIT · 1 week
Researchers have devised a faster, more efficient way to design custom peptides and perturb protein-protein interactions. more
Animal populations bounce back faster in marine protected areas  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A new paper in the American Naturalist discusses the significant role marine protected areas can play in preventing the extinction of commercially harvested species like abalone. MBARI Postdoctoral Fellow Charles... more
Chemical data mining boosts search for new organic semiconductors  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Organic semiconductors are lightweight, flexible and easy to manufacture. But they often fail to meet expectations regarding efficiency and stability. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are now... more
Tornado fatalities continue to fall, despite population growth in Tornado Alley  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The Louisiana Purchase in 1803 ushered in a movement of westward migration in the United States, and with new territory came new challenges – and weather... more
New method for improved visualization of single-cell RNA- sequencing data  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Like going from a pinhole camera to a Polaroid, a significant mathematical update to the formula for a popular bioinformatics data visualization method will allow researchers to develop... more
Improved RNA data visualization method gets to the bigger picture faster  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Like going from a pinhole camera to a Polaroid, a significant mathematical update to the formula for a popular bioinformatics data visualization method will allow researchers... more
Improved RNA data visualization method gets to the bigger picture faster  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Like going from a pinhole camera to a Polaroid, a significant mathematical update to the formula for a popular bioinformatics data visualization method will allow researchers... more
Study suggests female reproductive tract may have evolved to favor faster swimming sperm  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A trio of researchers with Cornell University and Weill Cornell Medicine has found evidence that the female reproductive tract may have evolved... more
Future of Google News in doubt as EU finalizes controversial copyright legislation  9to5Google · 1 week
There is now some uncertainty about the future of Google News in Europe after the European Union finalized its controversial new copyright legislation. Google... more
Future of Google News in doubt as EU finalizes controversial copyright legislation  9to5Mac · 1 week
There is now some uncertainty about the future of Google News in Europe after the European Union finalized its controversial new copyright legislation. Google... more
Expert discusses machine learning and climate modeling  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Today, predicting what the future has in store for Earth's climate means dealing in uncertainties. For example, the core climate projections from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has put the global temperature... more
Why does food cook faster in a pressure cooker?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Electric pressure cookers like the Instant Pot have grown in popularity in recent years. One reason for this is that they allow people to prepare meals more quickly. But a... more
How the fight over vaccines is fueled by web forums  THE VERGE · 1 week
In June 2017, Mark Zuckerberg rewrote Facebook’s mission statement to better reflect its current priorities. In... more
Chemical data mining boosts search for new organic semiconductors  nanowerk · 1 week
Organic semiconductors often fail to meet expectations regarding efficiency and stability. Researchers are now deploying data mining approaches to identify promising organic compounds for the electronics of the future. more
Facebook mulled multi-billion-dollar acquisition of gaming giant Unity, book claims  TechCrunch · 1 week
Less than a year after making a $3 billion investment into the future of virtual reality with the purchase of Oculus VR, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was considering... more
This tech makes construction with wood faster and cheaper video - CNET  CNET · 1 week
A Turkish architecture company has developed a method for building wooden homes that cuts costs and is environmentally-friendly. more
High-performance quantum dot mode-locked laser on silicon  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Ten years into the future. That's about how far an electrical and computer engineering professor and his research team are reaching with the recent development of their mode-locked quantum dot lasers on silicon. It's... more
Check out the first interior view of Honda’s Urban EV prototype  TechCrunch · 1 week
Honda has been teasing its all-electric urban vehicle in 2017, when the automaker showed off its vision of the future — that had a distinct 1970s... more
Audio tech supplier to Rolls Royce and Xiaomi secures another $13.2M in funding  TechCrunch · 1 week
As autonomous driving eventually transforms cars from transportation devices to mobile theaters or conference rooms we will need better audio inside them.... more
Better Worlds: a science fiction project about hope  THE VERGE · 1 week
Contemporary science fiction often feels fixated on a sort of pessimism that peers into the world of tomorrow and sees... more
Latest weather satellite will improve forecasts for western U.S., Alaska, HawaiiFebruary 12, 2019  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Today, GOES-17, the second of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) next-generation geostationary weather satellites, has completed its checkout phase and... more
T-Mobile-Sprint in jeopardy? Execs face grilling on Capitol Hill - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Lawmakers want to know if T-Mobile and Sprint can make good on their promises for faster 5G deployment, rural broadband coverage, thousands of new jobs and... more
Slower runners benefit most from elite methods  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
How much do high-tech shoes, special diets and exercises, drafting behind other runners and other strategies to improve your 'running economy' actually improve your finish time? A new study spells it out. The takeaway:... more
Subaru won't make faster Foresters, Crosstreks because we buy the slow ones - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
Subaru has no plans of heating up the Forester or Crosstrek while interest remains high. more
Cleaning service  ESA · 2 weeks
Listen to Luisa Innocenti, heading ESA's Clean Space initiative, speaking to the Future Tech Podcast on space servicing and orbital debris removal more
Marine snail venom reveals clues to developing faster-acting insulin for diabetic patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Although moderately mobile, marine cone snails have perfected several strategies to capture prey. Some fish-hunting species release venom into the surrounding water. more
Gory, freaky, cool: Marine snail venom could improve insulin for diabetic patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers detailed the function of cone snail insulins, bringing them one step closer to developing a faster-acting insulin to treat diabetes. more
Next-generation optics in just two minutes of cooking time  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Optical circuits are set to revolutionize the performance of many devices. Not only are they 10 to 100 times faster than electronic circuits, but they also consume a lot less... more
Looking for love online may impact how humans evolve  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Anybody looking for a Valentine's Day date in cyberspace might want to consider this prediction from an evolutionary biologist: Online dating could affect how humans evolve in the future. more
Study finds early home and family factors linked to development of obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new 21-year longitudinal study identified multiple risk factors related to the family and home environment associated with the timing and faster increase in... more
NIH and partners host meeting to discuss the future of spinal cord injury research  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and its partners will host a meeting of researchers, clinicians, patients and patient advocates... more
Amazon looked to the past to build the future  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Over the last 20 years, smart home gadgets have evolved from fantasy to commodity. Walk into Best Buy and there are dozens of products that take just a few minutes... more
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If the foldable phones of the future look like this, count me in - CNET
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This wireless AI camera runs entirely on solar power
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Samsung teases foldable phone news during Galaxy S10 event
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AI challenged to pinpoint state of drifting satellites
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How Rivers Solomon turned award-winning Afrofuturist song The Deep into a book
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Kingdom Hearts 3 is out: Here's everything you need to know - CNET
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With 5G, data could reach you in as little as a millisecond, 50 times faster than 4G
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Rocking puts adults to sleep faster and makes slumber deeper
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The first tendril-like soft robot able to climb
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Tim Cook tweets in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Mac [Video]
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