Chinese robot-“doctor” in the battle against coronavirus

Researchers in one of the top universities in China have designed a robot that say it could help save lives on the front line of the battle against the new coronavirus. According to Reuters, the machine consists of a robotic arm on wheels which can make ultrasound, take swabs from the mouth and “listen” to Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Reuters: Hackers targeted WHO amid pandemic

Hackers attempted to violate W.H.O. systems earlier this month, sources told Reuters, in what a senior official described as a doubling of cyberattacks. Flavio Anzio, chief information security officer of W.H.O., said the identity of the hackers is unknown and the attempt was unsuccessful. But he warned that hacking attempts against the service and its Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How 3D printers ‘save’ hospitals in Italy

A 3D printing company in Italy designed and printed 100 respirator valves within 24 hours for a hospital that was running out. These valves connect patients to intensive respiratory machines. According to the BBC, the hospital in Bretsia had 250 patients with coronavirus in intensive care and the valves were designed for maximum use of Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Teleworking and Covid-19: What Employees and Businesses should pay attention to

With the decision of governments to close educational institutions and workplaces in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, many of us will need to connect remotely to work/school networks, further burdening online resources. We will also see many who are accustomed to the protection offered by a corporate/educational network to work remotely for the first time. This, combined Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Some tricks you might not know about iPhone

After 12 years on the market, the iPhone is now perhaps the most popular mobile phone device available. The hacks for its operation are now known to everyone, and even those that the owner does not know exactly are available with a simple search on the internet. However, every update to its software brings new, small or bigger, tricks that Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Technology in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic

Since the first report on the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in the Chinese province of Uhan, it has spread to hundreds of countries around the world. With the outbreak of the epidemic, China relied on its strong technological infrastructure, artificial intelligence (AI) and data analysis to monitor and combat the pandemic, while major tech giants such as Alibaba, Baidu, Huawei and others have Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Coming soon the first “smart” contact lenses…

A new Startup from Silicon Valley attempts to create the “world’s first smart contact lenses”, placing a screen right in front of our eyes! The company, called Mojo Vision, unveiled an early version of its product at CES 2020, and has now begun talking about its development. Mojo’s technology is integrated into a lens, which has a “bulbous” section that “sits” just above the surface of the eye. The lens has Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The video game that looks for the treatment for coronavirus

There are many ways to support scientific research at a global level, especially in times of international epidemics, as is the case now with the COVID-19 coronavirus. One of them, according to Stanford University, is to install on your PC or smartphone the game created by the Folding@home research team, which is currently dealing with Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The PlayStation 5’s console is beyond imagination

Microsoft and Sony have engaged in a tough race over who will first cut the thread of most sales in Christmas 2020. The two giants are gearing up for their new consoles, having invested hundreds of millions, work hours and hopes in them, while -at the same time- they are quite sparing in the information they share with the media. Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Discovered vulnerability that jeopardizes more than one billion devices

ESET researchers discovered Kr00k (CVE-2019-15126), a hitherto unknown vulnerability to Wi-Fi chips used on client devices, Wi-Fi access points and routers. The Kr00k vulnerability encrypts the network communication of an infected device with an “all-zero”encryption key, enabling the cyber-criminal to decrypt wireless network packages and successfully crown its attack. Kr00k’s discovery is linked to previous ESET investigation into security gaps detected in the Amazon Echo, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …