tech / science

United States

Mixed Feelings From The Masses Awaiting Tesla's New Model 3

PALO ALTO — While his high-school classmates were blowing their money on Chipotle burritos and concert tickets, Truman Hale was saving up for a Tesla. In March of last year, after years of penny ...

Argentina

The False Promise Of Resurrection Biology

Scientists have the technology to bring extinct species back to life, give or take a few missing ...

France

A French Case For Dismantling GAFA, America's Tech Oligarchy

Large technology companies need to be stopped before they crush our cherished freedoms, argues a ...

France

How Forgetting Allows You To Remember — And Be A Better Thinker

Our ability to forget helps us to learn, make decisions ... and remember a face. This seeming par...

Italy

How Big Data Is Revolutionizing The Soccer Transfer Market

GENEVA — A high stack of papers dominates the desk of this president of a Swiss soccer club. "These are resumes from players. We get 50 of them every week, together with video cassettes of their ...

Sweden

From China To Sweden, Volvo's Electric Car Challenge To Tesla

Finally some serious competition for Tesla. Just days after Elon Musk said his American multi-billion dollar electric automobile startup would start producing its Model 3, the brand's first ...

Argentina

Don't Hate Robots, They Just Want You To Have A Cooler Job

Technology is indeed eliminating jobs, but mostly routine tasks that young people spurn. It is al...

Kenya

IT Ecosystems In Africa

SPONSORED CONTENT The IT ecosystem in Africa is thriving. Microsoft alone now has offices in more than 14 African countries, and has announced that it will open its first data centers on the ...

United States

Ariana Huffington's Mission To Save Uber From Its Own "Brilliant Jerks"

The online media star, who sits on the board of the ride-sharing app company, says Uber doesn'...

Germany

Space Junk, Time To Clean The Mass Of Debris Orbiting Earth

From bulky satellite corpses to tiny metal splinters, the Earth is surrounded by a cloud of space...

Brazil

Why Do Zika-Infected Babies Born In São Paulo Suffer Less?

A new study found that dozens of São Paulo women infected with Zika gave birth to babies w...

France

Augmented Reality, Tech Miracle Or Surveillance Tool?

Exploitation of so much data by artificial intelligence could lead to the automatic evaluation of...

Bolivia

Hydropower, The Clean Motor Of Latin America's Energy Future

-Analysis- LA PAZ — As it stands now, half of Latin America's power is generated by hydroelectricity, an energy source that is also of vital importance worldwide, producing more electricity ...

Netherlands

Up Close With Dr. Zee, The Godfather Of Legal Highs

Dr. Zee, as he's known, is an Amsterdam-based researcher who regularly invents new drugs. And...

France

When Algorithms Enter The Courtroom

PARIS — On the left-hand side of the blue screen, court decisions appear at the speed of light. Some words are highlighted. Simultaneously, on the right-hand side, a map of France takes shape. ...

Italy

In The Kitchen Of The Future, 3D Printers Prepare Your Food

CAGLIARI — Danilo Spiga isn’t your everyday chef. He is a trained engineer and all the dishes he cooks are crafted by 3D printers. None of the diners were sick after Spiga's meal at a ...

Switzerland

Color That Pigeon! Parakeets Invade European Cities

Wild parakeet populations are expanding in many European cities, where they enjoy the relative wa...

Argentina

A Few Jobs AI Can Never Render Obsolete

Technology is transforming how goods and services are sold, and may soon kick millions of workers...

United States

Apple’s Next Game Changer: Augmented Reality

Apple CEO Tim Cook is betting on AR, which he sees as potentially as groundbreaking as the smartp...

Switzerland

Solar And Hydrogen Fuel State-Of-The-Art Electric Ship

LAUSANNE — A Swiss-based charity, Race For Water Foundation, wants to turn the PlanetSolar catamaran into a floating display of emerging hydrogen technologies. "That's unprecedented on a boat," ...

United States

Real-Life Dangers Of Our Digital Distraction Age

-Analysis- PARIS — How could something like this happen? Some of us have spent the past week trying to find out the facts (and comprehend the enormity) of Sunday night’s Academy Awards ...

Jordan

SESAME: A New Accelerator Of Science And Middle East Peace

Modeled on Swiss-based nuclear research center CERN after the 1994 Oslo accords, the idea of the ...