This week in the news, Guandong factories are having robots replace workers. Tens of thousands of employees are being replaced, with more plans to become entirely robot run. BMW furthers its localization efforts into India by increasing their parts production in Chennai. And finally, 3D printers become even more handy and are used to create space […]
In the News: NailO Turns Your Fingernails into Tiny Trackpads, and Electric Smart Pants Steer You Around the City
This week in the news, NailO introduces a wearable input device that allows easy access to content and hardware through the simple tap of a thumb. You’ll also read about Electric Smart Pants, a futuristic navigation system that, quite literally, jolts you in the right direction. Also, rumor has it blood tests will soon be […]
In The News: Bangladeshis to Add 400,000 New Words to Google Translate, Nobel Prize Novelist Faces Translation Trouble
This week in the news, Bangladeshis celebrate their country’s independence with a translation campaign, an FBI linguist misses pop culture references in courtroom evidence and one translator’s decision changes the way a Chinese novel is perceived worldwide.
This week in the news, Chinese Police arrest over 100 people selling meat from diseased pigs, Ross Ulbricht is on trial for monitoring a drug trafficking website, and Google Translate App releases a new update that aims to make your smartphone a little smarter.
In The News: Bill Gates Drinks Feces Water, Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker, Uber Launches Logistics Service
This week in the news, Microsoft founder Bill Gates wants to tackle the world’s health problems by drinking water made from human excrement and basketball star Shaquille O’Neal teams up with headphone company Monster Inc. to promote the company’s latest inventions, including a waterproof floating speaker.
With the new year just around the corner, tech junkies, analysts, manufacturers, enthusiasts, innovators, and entrepreneurs alike are gearing up for the CES 2015, a consumer electronics and technology tradeshow that takes place every January in Las Vegas, Nevada. In today’s In the News segment, we’ll look at some innovations that will debut at next year’s CES show.