Facial recognition touted as ‘user friendly’ system for airports

AFP | As facial recognition technology use generates intense scrutiny, a new system unveiled at Washington's Dulles airport is being touted as a "user friendly"...

Space experts worry US won’t make it to Mars by 2030s

AFP | The United States has vowed to send the first humans to Mars by the 2030s, but space experts and lawmakers on Wednesday expressed...

Microsoft urges regulation of face-recognizing tech

AFP | Microsoft's chief legal officer on Friday called for regulation of facial recognition technology due to the risk to privacy and human rights. Brad...

Apple launches $300 mn ‘green’ fund for China suppliers

AFP | Apple said on Friday it has established a fund to invest nearly $300 million over the next four years to connect its Chinese...

Huawei’s new phone might be the camera genius you were looking for

News Analysis | Huawei is set to reveal its flagship phone The Honor 10 in Karachi’s Dolmen mall today. In the bright and blue camera...

Pakistan one step closer to a cashless society

News Analysis | In a major move aimed at driving the cashless ecosystem in Pakistan further, Mastercard - a leading technology company in the global...

AI is the new electricity

Anthony Williams | “AI(I) is well until it gets out of control and causes havoc and disruption in our lives.” This quote is from Andrew Ng,...

The challenge of space gardening: One giant ‘leaf’ for mankind

AFP | It's not easy having a green thumb in space. Without gravity, seeds can float away. Water doesn't pour, but globs up and may...

SpaceX postpones next-generation rocket launch

AFP | With less than a minute before launch Thursday, SpaceX aborted the liftoff of its new Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket, which the California-based...

SpaceX postpones launch of NASA’s planet-hunter spacecraft

AFP | SpaceX postponed the launch of NASA's new planet-hunting mission Monday in order to verify the Falcon 9 rocket's navigation systems, the California-based company...

Can we live in Space?

AFP | A newly created Space Colony Research centre led by Japan's first female astronaut is bringing cutting-edge technology to bear on one of mankind's...

The Truth About Wireless Charging

Inductive charging (also known as wireless charging or cordless charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects through electromagnetic induction. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent...