Editor Blogs

August 2020
Army Pairs Humans with Robots and LIDAR Sensors
U.S. Army photo

The two robots used in the experiments are identically equipped, with the exception of Velodyne VLP-16 LiDAR (left) and Ouster OS1 LiDAR (right).

  This “battle buddy” doesn’t get tired, and to paraphrase a line from The Terminator, it doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until … you have a complete picture of your environment. Military robots/drones/UAVs aren’t exactly new. In the air, creatio
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Date:
08/25/2020
U.S. Bans Sale of Foreign Parts to Huawei that use U.S. Tech
The U.S. has stepped up its war with Huawei by barring the Shenzhen juggernaut from purchasing foreign chips that use U.S. parts. The U.S. Commerce Department claims the move is meant to close a loophole of sorts. “These actions, effective immediately, prevent Huawei’s attempts to circumvent U.S. expo
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Date:
08/17/2020
Apple

Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Remember when Apple intentionally slowed down older iPhones to reduce the power draw from overtaxed batteries? It’s time to pay the piper (or a giant class-action suit). In early 2018, Apple admitted to slipping a tiny little whopper of a change into a recent iOS update – the download added a “power ma
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Date:
08/11/2020

Apple Vows to go 100% Carbon-Neutral by 2030
Apple

The Montague wind farm in Oregon is one of Apple's largest projects at 200 megawatts and powers Apple's Prineville data center.

Apple has joined the chorus of big companies vowing to go carbon-neutral over the next couple decades. Already carbon-neutral for its global corporate operations, the Cupertino juggernaut has vowed to do the same for its business, manufacturing supply chain, and product life cycles by 2030. In a recent press release, Tim
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Date:
08/04/2020