Stubble-burning has richer options – The New Indian Express

Express News Service BHOPAL: A waste-to-wealth technology that turns toxic fly ash generated by thermal power plants in Madhya Pradesh into ‘evergreen hybrid wood’ (better than conventional wood and plywood), promises a similar green solution to stubble burning in Haryana, resulting in better air quality in neighboring Delhi. Researchers at the Council of Scientific and…

on |  Why African Union in G20 will burnish India’s global leadership

on | Why African Union in G20 will burnish India’s global leadership

The new world order is splitting into three axes. The first is the United States-led Western alliance of democracies. The second is the China-Russia axis of autocratic, predatory powers. The third is the independent Global South led by India and consisting of a raft of diverse nations across Asia, Africa and South America. Europe represents…

North Korean hackers breached a US tech company to steal crypto

North Korean hackers breached a US tech company to steal crypto

[1/2]Miniatures of people with computers are seen in front of North Korea flag in this illustration taken July 19, 2023. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration WASHINGTON, July 20 (Reuters) – A North Korean government-backed hacking group penetrated an American IT management company and used it as a springboard to target cryptocurrency companies, the firm and cybersecurity experts said…

Google Tests AI Tool That Is Able to Write News Articles

Google Tests AI Tool That Is Able to Write News Articles

Google is testing a product that uses artificial intelligence technology to produce news stories, pitching it to news organizations including The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal’s owner, News Corp, according to three people familiar with the matter. The tool, known internally by the working title Genesis, can take in…

How AI is bringing the film stars back from the dead

How AI is bringing the film stars back from the dead

New York boasts the most comprehensive definition of “right of publicity” that protects individuals who died against commercial exploitation or unauthorized use of their personal characteristics. But even in states with apparently strict regulations in place, the right of publicity really protects the estate of the deceased, not necessarily the dead person. “If your family…

IIT Madras’s virtual reality advancement center moots extended reality corridor in the country- The New Indian Express

IIT Madras’s virtual reality advancement center moots extended reality corridor in the country- The New Indian Express

Express News Service CHENNAI: Amid the skepticism around the metaverse taking off, immersive technologies such as augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) are widely adopted for consumer and enterprise applications. Bets of big technological players like Google forming a partnership with Qualcomm and Samsung for joint development of mixed reality platform…

Netflix quarterly revenue misses forecasts, shares slide

Netflix quarterly revenue misses forecasts, shares slide

LOS ANGELES, July 19 (Reuters) – Streaming video pioneer Netflix (NFLX.O) disappointed Wall Street on Wednesday with second-quarter revenue that fell short of analyst estimates, sending shares tumbling nearly 9% in after-hours trading. The revenue figure, along with a weaker-than-expected forecast for revenue in the third quarter, overshadowed the addition of 5.9 million new streaming…

AI babies: New technology is helping fertility doctors choose the best embryos for IVF

AI babies: New technology is helping fertility doctors choose the best embryos for IVF

It’s been shown to detect cancer, pinpoint cavities and answer medical questions — and now, artificial intelligence may help fertility doctors select the ideal embryo for in-vitro fertilization (IVF). With one in every five US adult married women unable to get pregnant after a year of trying, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…