According to a China-based freedom of speech advocacy blog, Bing has been filtering out English and Chinese search results for politically-sensitive terms – a charge Microsoft denies.
Japan’s state-run National Institute of Information and Communications Technology reports that cyberattacks originating from China, the United States, and emerging countries are on the rise, registering a record number since tracking began in 2005.
Those wondering how to make their gloves work with touchscreens need look no further. Nanotips, which is currently running a Kickstarter campaign, proposes using a conductive, polyamide liquid solution to add touchscreen capabilities to any pair of gloves.
Foxconn, long associated with Apple, has been quietly working with Google on robotics. The Wall Street Journal reports the two sides recently discussed robotic technologies and ways for Foxconn to speed up robot deployment at its own factories
Amir Patel, a scientist at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, has decided to figure out if robotic vehicles can benefit from the same principle that allows animals like the African cheetah to use their tails to maintain stability when they run.
The Wall Street Journal reports The European Commission is proposing “concrete and actionable steps” to reduce U.S. influence over the Internet’s architecture and the assignment of top-level domain names that remain contractually linked to the U.S. government.
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