Draper drone to save water from micro-plastics

An autonomous underwater drone that can detect and analyze invisible microplastics in ocean, river and coastal waters was created by the American nonprofit research and development organization Draper, in collaboration with Sprout Studios and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The aim of this drone is to assist scientists in understanding the source of the origin of these micro-plastics and thus to enable them to Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Can Big Data Predict Epidemics?

Big Data today is presented as the magic solution to all modern problems. The term is now heard very often both in the Media and in daily discussions. But there are very few who know exactly what this is about. In essence and in general we are dealing with “Big Data”, data that have such a huge volume that it is Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

This year’s 117 new emojis

You’re probably aware of the most typical Italian gesture. You know, the one with all the fingers of the hand joined in the shape of a diamond, usually framed with a look of wonder and at the same time disapproval. This move is therefore among the new emojis that have been released and you will soon see them -if Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Reuters: Chinese “rival awe” on Google Play comes in!

Chinese Xiaomi, Huawei Technologies, Oppo and Vivo are joining forces to create a platform where developers outside China will be able to upload apps to all their app stores at the same time, in a move that analysts say is meant to challenge Google Play’s dominance, as reported by Reuters. The four companies put the finishing “touches” on Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Scientists created the first bionic jellyfish with ‘supernatural’ powers

The ultimate goal is the future supply of such bionic jellyfish with electronic sensors and micro-cameras in order to obtain information on the state of the oceans. Researchers in the US created the first bionic jellyfish; which -thanks to the addition of a small electronic device– can swim three times faster than the normal jellyfish. The ultimate objective is Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

6G promises very high speeds

We may still be far from the era of widespread use of 5G, but scientists are now talking about the 6G and the speeds this will offer. Chinese researchers -who are thought to be at the forefront of technological developments with regard to next-generation mobile networks- have already begun to talk about 6G and present some Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Zuckerberg says Facebook’s new approach ‘is going to piss off a lot of people’

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will stand up for principles like free expression and encryption, even if it means facing a backlash. “This is the new approach, and I think it’s going to piss off a lot of people. But frankly, the old approach was pissing off a lot of people too, so let’s try something Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google wants to change our relationship with smartphones

It’s not too long since there was talk of a technological gap: Not everyone had access to new technologies, so some had more opportunities and rights, while others (Third World residents, poor people) were in the dark. Today, this debate seems outdated. In the Third World, they may very often not have access to water, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The dominant trends in the field of Virtual Reality in 2020

Global Data certifies the upward trajectory of the Virtual Reality field, both in terms of hardware and software. AI seems to be coming to work in conjunction with Virtual Reality trends, creating more and more interesting perspectives. One area where developments are expected is that of creating helmet processors and other objects that one can use in a Virtual Reality environment. Intel, ARM and Qualcomm are estimated to have a strong presence in this area. Enriching an Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Big Data trends in 2020

The Big Data sector is expected to continue to boom in the new year. Global Data gives a perspective on how this field of Information Technology will be formed in the coming months. A field that is expected to be a common place for all entities managing or dealing with Big Data is that of centralized management,since the trend is to abandon the different management centers and Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …