Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Here are 20 Protoplanetary Disks, With Newly Forming Planets Carving Out Gaps in the Gas and Dust – Universe Today

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Here are 20 Protoplanetary Disks, With Newly Forming Planets Carving Out Gaps in the Gas and Dust – Universe Today

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The hunt for other planets in our galaxy has heated up in the past few decades, with 3869 planets being detected in 2,886 systems and another 2,898 candidates awaiting confirmation. Though the discovery of these planets has taught scientists much about the kinds of planets that exist in our galaxy, there is still much we…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Toward brain-like computing: New memristor better mimics synapses – Phys.org

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Toward brain-like computing: New memristor better mimics synapses – Phys.org

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Home Nanotechnology Nanomaterials December 17, 2018 December 17, 2018, University of Michigan Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new electronic device can developed at the University of Michigan can directly model the behaviors of a synapse, which is a connection between two neurons. For the first time, the way that neurons share or compete for resources…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Tiny implantable device short-circuits hunger pangs, aids weight loss – Medical Xpress

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Tiny implantable device short-circuits hunger pangs, aids weight loss – Medical Xpress

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Home Neuroscience December 17, 2018 December 17, 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate student Guang Yao (left) and Xudong Wang (right) hold a small implantable device that helped rats lose 40 percent of their body weights. Credit: Sam Million-Weaver, University of Wisconsin-Madison More than 700 million adults and children worldwide are obese, according to a 2017…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Ford comes up with a prototype noise-cancelling kennel to shelter dogs from fireworks – TechCrunch

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Ford comes up with a prototype noise-cancelling kennel to shelter dogs from fireworks – TechCrunch

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Dogs have a much wider range of hearing than humans do and noises that don’t bother us can give them a very ruff time. Fireworks are especially tough on many pups and also hard on owners who have to calm their panicking pets. To potentially help them, Ford has developed a noise-cancelling kennel prototype that…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Qualcomm accuses Apple of violating iPhone sales ban in China, despite today’s iOS 12.1.2 release – 9to5Mac

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Qualcomm accuses Apple of violating iPhone sales ban in China, despite today’s iOS 12.1.2 release – 9to5Mac

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Earlier today, Apple released iOS 12.1.2 with bug fixes for eSIM as well as to address the patents involved in its Qualcomm legal battle. In a statement to Reuters, however, Qualcomm says that Apple “continues to flout the legal system by violating injunctions,” despite today’s iOS update. Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip The situation has become incredibly…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech LG plans to sell 65-inch TVs that roll up like posters in 2019 – The Straits Times

Hexbyte – Science and Tech LG plans to sell 65-inch TVs that roll up like posters in 2019 – The Straits Times

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TOKYO (BLOOMBERG) – LG Electronics plans to begin selling big-screen TVs next year that can be rolled up and put away like a poster, the centrepiece of an effort to revive an ailing business, according to a person familiar with the matter. The envisioned 65-inch TVs will retract automatically at the touch of a button…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Apple has considered using both Touch ID and Face ID on the iPhone – BGR

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Apple has considered using both Touch ID and Face ID on the iPhone – BGR

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If I were to choose between Touch ID and Face ID, I’d go for Apple’s 3D facial recognition system without thinking twice. It turns out that I don’t miss Touch ID at all, and that was one of my initial worries last year when Apple revealed that the iPhone X would not have fingerprint-sensing capabilities.…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Epic Games responds to Fortnite’s Infinity Blade appearing in matches despite being Vaulted – FortniteINTEL

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Epic Games responds to Fortnite’s Infinity Blade appearing in matches despite being Vaulted – FortniteINTEL

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After being vaulted due to an overwhelming amount of negative feedback from pro players and the community, it appears that the Infinity Blade has been randomly appearing in some matches for Fortnite players.Epic Games has officially responded to this issue. Sean Hamilton (MrPopoTFS), Community Coordinator at Epic Games, took to Reddit to respond to this…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech A.I. industry suffers from deep gender gap, World Economic Forum says – CNBC

Hexbyte – Science and Tech A.I. industry suffers from deep gender gap, World Economic Forum says – CNBC

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Getty Images Artificial intelligence has permeated the technology universe with the promise of disrupting every industry, from health care and retail to transportation. But a new report from the World Economic Forum suggests that the market developing around AI has certain problems that look a lot like the rest of the corporate world. The WEF…