Follow along with our CES 2019 liveblogs!

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Follow along with our CES 2019 liveblogs! ASSOCIATED PRESS It’s early January, so you won’t be surprised to learn that team Engadget has arrived in Las Vegas for CES 2019. While the show doesn’t technically start until Tuesday morning, a flood of…

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New App Helps People Remember Faces  

New App Helps People Remember Faces  

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New App Helps People Remember Faces   Large gatherings such as weddings and conferences can be socially overwhelming. Pressure to learn people’s names only adds to the stress. A new facial-recognition app could come to the rescue—but privacy experts recommend proceeding with…

Samsung’s 2019 TVs could add Google Assistant AI along with Bixby

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Samsung’s 2019 TVs could add Google Assistant AI along with Bixby CES 2019 is right around the corner, and we’re preparing to learn all about next year’s major electronics releases. Of course that will include a slew of new TVs, and Variety…

YouTube 4K support arrives on Comcast X1 boxes

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YouTube 4K support arrives on Comcast X1 boxes Comcast If you have a compatible Comcast Xfinity X1 setup, you might be pleased to learn you can watch YouTube videos in 4K resolution through your cable box starting today. Netflix and (as of…

‘Red Dead Online’ beta test launches on November 27th

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‘Red Dead Online’ beta test launches on November 27th Rockstar Games You’re about to learn how well Red Dead Redemption 2 works as a multiplayer game — as hinted back in September, Rockstar Games is launching the beta for Red Dead Online…

UNLV professor breaks down research on blockchain, new cryptocurrency technology

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UNLV professor breaks down research on blockchain, new cryptocurrency technology LAS VEGAS – As the world begins to learn about blockchain, a local professor is up to speed because he’s been doing research on the new technology for about two years. For…

Pupil’s brain recognizes the perfect teacher: Social brain lights up in juvenile songbirds that find a singing mentor

Pupil’s brain recognizes the perfect teacher: Social brain lights up in juvenile songbirds that find a singing mentor

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Pupil’s brain recognizes the perfect teacher: Social brain lights up in juvenile songbirds that find a singing mentor Youngsters learn many important behaviors by imitating adults. But young learners are selective in who they copy, and scientists don’t understand how they choose…

Teaching wild birds to sing a new tune

Teaching wild birds to sing a new tune

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Teaching wild birds to sing a new tune Like toddlers learning to speak, young birds learn to sing by listening to the voices of adults. Now, researchers have shown for the first time that they could teach young sparrows in the wild…

Desert ants have an amazing odor memory

Desert ants have an amazing odor memory

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Desert ants have an amazing odor memory Desert ants can quickly learn many different food odors and remember them for the rest of their lives. Their memory for nest odors seems to differ from their food odor memory: Whereas food odors are…

macOS Mojave is out today. Here’s what to expect.

macOS Mojave is out today. Here’s what to expect.

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macOS Mojave is out today. Here’s what to expect. While Apple didn’t talk much about Macs at its big iPhone event two weeks ago, we did learn that macOS Mojave would be released on September 24th. Well, here we are. I’ve been…

AI That Can Argue and Instruct

AI That Can Argue and Instruct

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AI That Can Argue and Instruct New algorithms will enable personal devices to learn any topic well enough to debate it — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading . . . Bernard S. Meyerson {authorlink} http://rss.sciam.com/sciam/technology Scientific American: Technology Science news and…

Fender’s music instruction app now includes bass lessons

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Fender’s music instruction app now includes bass lessons Fender has added bass lessons to its Fender Play platform, providing users with bite-sized exercises, a number of instructors to learn from and a slew of skills to master. Those working on developing their…

LinkedIn opens up data to researchers to learn about the job market

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LinkedIn opens up data to researchers to learn about the job market LinkedIn will open up its data to academic researchers for the purpose of better understanding the labor market and the economy, Bloomberg reports. The company is inviting academics to submit…

Old species learn new tricks…very slowly

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Old species learn new tricks…very slowly No species lasts forever, and, just as the saying goes, it seems like old species may get stuck in their ways and can’t adapt to environmental change as fast as younger species do. Continue reading ….