AUSA 2017: Stealthy Chevy trucks for soldiers?

The US Army and General Motors have teamed up to explore a new method of power for Army vehicles that could deliver near silent operation and hard-to-detect heat signatures.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/10/ausa-2017-stealthy-chevy-trucks-for-soldiers.html

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NAND Memory Caches Could Slash Data Center Power Consumption

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A new method for building database caches from NAND could offer equal or better performance as DRAM, with a fraction the cost, power consumption, and dissipated heat.

The post NAND Memory Caches Could Slash Data Center Power Consumption appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Scientists create 'lip password' that IDs users by their lips' movements

A team of researchers in Hong Kong have created the ‘lip password’, a method of biometric authentication that verifies a person’s identity by analyzing their lips’ movements and texture. The researchers have already patented the method.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/15/scientists-create-lip-password-that-ids-users-by-their-lips-movements.html

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New carbon nanotube breakthrough moves them one step closer to mass production

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A new method for purifying carbon nanotubes could make them a plausible vehicle for semiconductor advances — but only if the technique can scale up to commercial manufacturing and compete against cutting-edge CMOS technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/235066-new-carbon-nanotube-breakthrough-moves-them-one-step-closer-to-mass-production

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Criminals using Bluetooth to steal credit card info at gas stations, police warn

Police in Dallas are warning drivers about a new method criminals are using to steal credit card information at gas pumps.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/05/criminals-using-bluetooth-to-steal-credit-card-info-at-gas-stations-police-warn.html

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India is building a $60 million supercomputer that will help predict monsoons

For nearly a century, India has turned to an old statistical method to forecast and prepare for these seasonal downpours — now, they’ll adopt a $60 million supercomputer with 3D modeling to help predict next year’s monsoons.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/14/india-is-building-60-million-supercomputer-that-will-help-predict-monsoons.html

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Apple says it won't sue FBI to find out how San Bernardino iPhone 5c was hacked

Article Image Saying that whatever method was used by the FBI will have a “short shelf life,” Apple on Friday revealed it has no intention to sue the bureau in an effort to find out how it hacked the iPhone 5c used by a terrorist in California.

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How to make iOS 9's default apps disappear

Article Image While Apple is still working on an official method of dealing with unwanted default apps in iOS, a glitch in iOS 9 through 9.2 will let people temporarily push them out of sight.

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Apple invention uses self-healing elastomers to weatherproof iPhone connectors, audio jack

Article Image An Apple patent application on Thursday suggests a method of portable device weatherproofing that buries sensitive electrical device contacts beneath a layer of self-healing elastomer, allowing connectors to penetrate without leaving lasting aesthetic or structural damage.

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Apple investigating thinner touch panels that can sense 3D 'hover' gestures

Apple is looking beyond its new Force Touch pressure-sensitive input method, and may in the future allow users to perform gestures by pointing or moving their hands in front of a device, without even touching it, new patents reveal.



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‘Thought vectors’ could revolutionize artificial intelligence

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A new artificial intelligence method called “thought vectors” has Google on the brink of creating computer systems with the capacity for logic, natural conversation, and perhaps even flirtation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/206521-thought-vectors-could-revolutionize-artificial-intelligence

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Apple patent outlines mobile app data sharing and collaboration over FaceTime

Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent for a method by which two or more mobile device users can share and interact with app data in real time, including the ability to see each other’s screens during a FaceTime call.



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Apple invents method of hardening sapphire screens to reduce cracking

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent describing a method of implanting ions in a sapphire display structure, strengthening the already hard material without using chemical treatments.



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Future iPhones may use behavior recognition and learning tools to protect against theft

An Apple invention published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark office on Thursday describes a method by which an iPhone can set off an alert or automatically lock the device based on detected changes in user behavior.



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Apple patents method of building seamless all-glass iOS devices, monitors and TVs

Apple on Monday was granted a U.S. patent covering a method of fusing glass structures together to encapsulate the internal circuitry of an iOS device, and that of larger electronics like monitors and televisions.



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Researchers may have solved graphene’s production problems, cleared way for mass production

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A new method of producing graphene could be the major breakthrough scientists are looking for. If the new method of producing the material on a thin polymer works at commercial scale, it could clear the way for mass production.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/185737-researchers-may-have-solved-graphenes-production-problems-cleared-way-for-mass-production

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