Today’s Tech Sightings:
Technology could hold the key to help individuals with the autism spectrum disorder, but autism advocates lack the funds to pursue this avenue. Parents and advocates hope apps, robots and wearable devices can open up the world to autistic children and help them develop communication skills.
China has been quietly making strides in artificial intelligence and robotics. The latest revelation is the country’s first “intelligent security robot” – an electrically charged riot control tool that looks eerily like Dalek from the classic Dr. Who science fiction series. One more thing: the robot, built by the National Defense University, has an SOS button for people to get help and can zap protesters with an electrical charge when needed.
The message has been clear. PC sales have been taking a nosedive for years as more and more users move to mobile devices. Now Intel, whose products focused on PCs for decades, has announced what it calls a manifesto of new values that focus more on cloud computing, Internet of Things devices, connectivity, memory and manufacturing.
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