Daily Archives: 13.05.2021

AI learns to type on a phone like humans

Computational model precisely replicates eye and finger movements of touchscreen users — could lead to better auto-correct and keyboard usability for unique needs. Touchscreens are notoriously difficult to type on. Since we can’t feel the keys, we rely on the sense of sight to move our fingers to the right places and check for errors, a combination of efforts we ...

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Polestar partners with Circulor for blockchain traceability and transparency

Electric performance car manufacturer Polestar has announced a partnership with Circulor in a move which will target blockchain traceability and carbon dioxide tracking. The companies already work together to trace cobalt in the batteries of the Polestar 2 electric performance fastback. This additional collaboration has seen the companies ‘set a progressive scope and ambition that aims to entail a range ...

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Orbital Insight on the GIS market

In a previous publication, we analyzed European startups in the small launchers market. One of the reasons for the increase in the number of companies which provide delivery of the small payloads to the orbit – rapidly increasing demand for the launch of small satellites for communication and monitoring of the earth’s surface (GIS). According to Allied Market Research, the ...

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Businesses urged to maximise remote working benefits

The NCPC says remote working costs may be offset by using hubs and start-up facilities By Ingrid Miley Industry and Employment Correspondent Remote working has the potential to bring economic, social and environmental benefits – but some enterprises may struggle with additional costs, according to the National Competitiveness and Productivity Council. In a new bulletin, the NCPC says enterprises could ...

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‘Elderly’ South Korean Crypto Fans Brave 30-min Waits at Customer Centers

Source: Adobe/skrotov South Korean Crypto Fever 2.0 shows no sign of abating – with customers weathering waiting time of 30 minutes or more as queues of wannabe investors wait to get face-to-face service from the crypto exchange Bithumb’s reopened offline center in Seoul’s affluent Gangnam District. As previously reported, Bithumb has reopened its service center to deal with in-person inquiries, ...

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Breadcrumbs Bakes Up $5.4M Seed To Help Companies Grow Revenue

San Francisco-based Breadcrumbs closed a $5.4 million seed round, looking to grow its platform that helps companies get the most out of its customer base. The round was led by Blue Canyon, with participation from Active Capital, Primo Ventures, Hustle Fund, Stormbreaker and several angel investors. The company — founded just as the pandemic lockdowns began last year — sits ...

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NASA chief criticizes China for uncontrolled rocket re-entry

The core stage of China’s Long March 5B rocket, seen here before launch, re-entered the atmosphere over the Arabian Peninsula and Indian Ocean late Saturday. Credit: Xinhua NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said Saturday that China is failing to meet “responsible standards” on space debris after a massive Long March rocket stage fell back to Earth over the Indian Ocean in ...

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