How ‘death ray’ laser weapons could lead to a new era in warfare Tom Higgins | The Telegraph | Source URL When the Israeli military unveiled its new laser weapon system to the world last week, it did so with a video designed to show off its terrifying precision. In a computer generated warscape, hostile missiles are launched towards an Israeli battery. The “Iron […]

Cash, Plastic or Hand? Amazon Envisions Paying With a Wave Tech giant plans terminals to let consumers link credit card information to their hands AnnaMaria Andriotis | The Wall Street Journal | Source URL Inc. AMZN -0.70% wants to make your hand your credit card. The tech giant is creating checkout terminals that could be placed in bricks-and-mortar stores and allow shoppers […]

Rentable Facial Recognition Robots Coming to a Conference Near You Mass Private I | Source URL Conference goers now have to be wary that robots will identify them everywhere they go. Corporations can now rent Chinese-made CloudMinds robots that can identify everyone on the conference floor. (To learn more about CloudMinds and China click here & here.) CloudMinds mission is […]

National Security Agency finds ‘extraordinarily serious security vulnerability’ in Microsoft’s Windows 10 that could affect 900 million users – and tells tech giant rather than weaponizing the flaw

Convert Text to Speech Stacy Liberatore | The Daily Mail | Source URL The National Security Agency (NSA) is starting the year off on the right foot by alerting Microsoft to a flaw in its Windows 10 operating system, instead of secretly weaponizing it. The intelligence agency discovered ‘an extraordinarily […]

Walmart welcomes the robot takeover by using machines to fulfill grocery orders and adding shelf-scanning devices to more than 650 stores in a bid to take on Amazon

Text to Speech Demo The Daily Mail | Source URL The Arkansas-based firm is using robots to fulfill grocery orders in one of its Supercenters and is set to add shelf-scanning machines to 650 additional stores by the end of the summer. The shift is aimed at reducing costs, improving […]