Discovering that your new designer handbag or gold watch is a fake is costly and annoying, and counterfeit medical devices or drugs could have even more serious consequences. But seemingly as soon as manufacturers develop a new method to ensure product authenticity, counterfeiters find a way to outsmart it. Now, researchers have created an "unclonable" tag that can never be replicated, even by the manufacturer. They report their results in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
The traditional model for setting auto insurance premiums has been to base rates on the motorist's driving history, age, gender and even marital status (in some states). Thanks to new technological options, insurance companies, and motorists have started to work together to give the insurance companies access to better data on an individual driver's risk level, and give the same driver a sense of greater control over how much he or she will pay in insurance premiums.
Consumer brands have long used old-fashioned focus groups, interviews and surveys to best gauge consumer wants, desires and needs as part of processes that range from product development, to marketing and sales. As machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have emerged, there is an increasing interest in the ability to harness these solutions to save time and money, and to yield more reliable consumer insights.
What seemed like a perfect hacking operation turned out to be a failure as Kaspersky has spotted a mistake on the part of the Lazarus hackers. It found a brief connection that came from North Korea - proving their identity and origin.
Qatar also promises to provide a one hour free Wi-Fi access with a $5 charge to stay connected the whole flight. The loaner laptops, a workaround over the electronics ban, will only be available to the airlines' business class passengers.
Amazon was one of the leaders in keeping online purchases tax-free. As the company moves to offer faster deliveries, it expanded its distribution centers and started collecting sales tax in more states.
Jeff Bezos added $1.5 billion to his fortune after Amazon rose to $18.32 on Wednesday following the announcement that it acquired Dubai-based online retailer Souq.com.
Amazon executives did not disclose the value of the deal to which Goldman Sachs refer to as the "the biggest-ever technology M&A transaction in the Arab world."
The idea of Elon Musk in creating Neuralink is to improve memory or give humans added artificial intelligence. This could be achieved by developing neural lace technology that would implant tiny electrodes into the brain.
The deal ties American Airlines, one of the three big carriers in the US, with one of China's big three state-run airlines.
Apple and Facebook are going up against start-up company Magic Leap and Microsoft's HoloLens in developing a pair of augmented reality glasses that could one day replace the smartphone as the primary computing device for consumers.
Uber Technologies Inc. is suspending its self-driving cars after one of its autonomous vehicles was involved in an accident in Tempe, Arizona. This is the latest incident from the company that is facing one controversy after the other.
The brands told reporters on Thursday that they were pulling either some or all of their ads from Google-partnered websites. This comes after they were being alerted that their ads were still appearing next to extremist videos even after when YouTube has apologized for the matter.
The Cupertino-based company Apple's value is skyrocketing at the moment. With a valuation worth about three-quarters of a trillion dollars, the company is the best performer among tech companies. But a tech analyst notes three key factors that could prevent Apple from becoming worth $1 trillion.
Currently, a driver of a UK-registered car is allowed to drive anywhere in the EU, the EEA (European Economic Area), Switzerland and Serbia, and not have to carry a green card that proves you have insurance cover.
President Trump on Friday announced the first concrete deal with China to come out of nearly three months of trade talks - a deal to prevent currency manipulation.
Europe's largest economy offered mixed signals on Friday that suggest it's down but not out.
New research finds that despite regulations, CEOs control information release and may do so for their own financial gain
Normally, it's good to believe in yourself. But research from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business indicates that it can be bad advice for amateurs investing online in unregulated, sometimes risky, equity crowdfunded ventures.
Nearly half of new moms and a quarter of new dads leave their full-time STEM jobs after they have their first child, according to a new study.
Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc, the two biggest U.S. card networks, are preparing to raise certain fees levied on U.S. merchants for processing transactions from this April, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
People who travel for business two weeks or more a month report more symptoms of anxiety and depression and are more likely to smoke, be sedentary and report trouble sleeping than those who travel one to six nights a month, according to a latest study conducted by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and City University of New York.
President Trump said Friday he is declaring a national emergency on the southern border, tapping into executive powers in a bid to divert billions toward construction of a wall even as he plans to sign a funding package that includes just $1.4 billion for border security.