NASA’s New Alcubierre Warp Drive is Faster Than The Speed Of Light

Before we jump into this, you should know that a number of scientists are currently researching the feasibility of warp drive (and EMdrive and a number of other modes of faster than light travel); however, most think that such forms of space travel simply aren’t viable, thanks to the fundamental physics of our universe. So…

AI Professor Explains The Dangers of Algorithm Bias

However quickly artificial intelligence evolves, however steadfastly it becomes embedded in our lives—in health, law enforcement, sex, etc.—it can’t outpace the biases of its creators, humans. Kate Crawford, a Microsoft researcher and co-founder of AI Now, a research institute studying the social impact of artificial intelligence, delivered an incredible keynote speech, titled “The Trouble with…

Check Out The First Hydrogen-Powered Tesla Model S

Electric cars are increasing in popularity every day. As technologies improve to boost the range of EVs, more people continue to put their trust into a relatively new-to-them product, especially if it’s mass produced. Now, a gas supplier in the Netherlends, Holthausen Group, claims to have increased the range of a Tesla Model S, making…

AI Detects Alzheimer’s 10 Years Before Symptoms

Various researchers around the globe are developing ways to detect Alzheimer’s as early as possible. After all, early detection gives people the power seek treatment that can slow down the condition’s effects, as well as enough time to get their legal and financial affairs in order. Some decided to focus on blood and cerebrospinal fluid…

Qualcomm And Vivo Show Off Their Latest Under-Display Fingerprint Tech

Qualcomm announced that it was developing an ultrasonic fingerprint technology that allows manufacturers to integrate a fingerprint sensor directly into the display of a phone. Under-display fingerprint scanning won’t be ready until early 2019, but Chinese manufacturer Vivo showed off the tech in action on a prototype unit of the Xplay6 at Mobile World Congress…

Uber hires Expedia chief executive to be its new CEO

Uber has picked Dara Khosrowshahi, head of the internet travel company Expedia, to serve as its new chief executive, according to multiple reports. Khosrowshahi became the leading candidate out of three finalists during weekend board meetings to pick Uber’s CEO, sources told The New York Times. One of the other finalists, GE CEO Jeff Immelt,…

Google Got Fined $2.7 Billion For Skewing Searches To Advertisers

Google lost its biggest regulatory battle yet, getting a record 2.4 billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine from European Union enforcers who say the search-engine giant skewed results in its favor to thwart smaller shopping search services. Alphabet Inc.’s Google has 90 days to “stop its illegal conduct” and give equal treatment to rival price-comparison services, according…

This $88 Device Lets You Hack And Modify Your Car’s System

Famous hacker George Hotz put his first car product on the market on Friday, a few months after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration prevented him from selling a self-driving roof kit. Called Panda, the device sells for $88 and can plug into a vehicle’s OBDII port to access data typically only available to vehicle…