Over the past half-century, scientists have shaved silicon films down to just a wisp of atoms in pursuit of smaller, faster electronics. For the next set of breakthroughs, though, they’ll need novel ways to build even tinier and more powerful devices. In a study published Sept. 20 in Nature, UChicago and Cornell University researchers describe an innovative method to make … Continue reading “Scientists make atoms-thick Post-It notes for solar cells and circuits”
IBM Research developed a method that uses deep learning and visual analytics technology for the early detection of Diabetic Retinopathy, one of the leading causes of blindness. Deep learning algorithms combined with pathology insights are used to analyze real-world images of patients’ eyes for tiny signs of the disease.
Amazon is bringing its intelligent personal assistant Alexa to the iPhone right inside of the Amazon app. There will be a microphone icon near the top of the screen Inside the Amazon App for iOS. You can press that microphone icon to call up Alexa. You’ll be able to ask the assistant almost anything you’d … Continue reading “Amazon is rolling out Alexa inside the Amazon App for iPhones”
Facebook has announced a new Facebook video app for TV to allow the viewers to enjoy Facebook videos on a bigger screen. Last year Facebook rolled out the ability to stream videos from Facebook to TV, and now it is expanding this capability. With this app, people can watch videos shared by friends or Pages … Continue reading “Facebook is launching new Video App for TV”
Google has released a new app for digitizing your old printed photos easily. PhotoScan is a new standalone scanner app from Google Photos that lets you scan and save your favorite printed photos using your phone’s camera. Google PhotoScan app is available for both Android and iOS. PhotoScan detects edges, straightens the image, rotates it … Continue reading “Google’s PhotoScan app can help you to scan your old photos easily without glare”