Today, in the desert outside Las Vegas, a start-up called Hyperloop One performed the world's first full-scale test of hyperloop technology, and demonstrated that their propulsion system really works. According to reports, the motor inside their short test track was able to successfully accelerate a cart from 0 to 96 km/h (60 mph) in 1 second, generating a force of 2.5 Gs.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- New technology is pushing the latest model cars in directions never thought possible outside of science fiction. But, the latest vehicle models are moving closer and closer to being able to drive without you behind the wheel, thanks to the state of Iowa.
Mr. Carter announced Wednesday that he has removed leaders of the innovation office, opened last August in Silicon Valley, replacing them with executives who have worked at top tech firms, including Apple Inc. and the Google arm of Alphabet Inc.
Watson, IBM's computer brain, has a lot of talents. It mastered "Jeopardy!," it cooks, and even tries to cure cancer. But now, it’s training for a new challenge: Hunting hackers. On Tuesday, IBM Security announced a new cloud-based version of the cognitive technology, dubbed “Watson for Cybersecurity.” In the fall, IBM will be partnering with eight universities to help get Watson up to speed by flooding it with security reports and data.
Twitter has cut off U.S. intelligence agencies from a data feed that provides real-time information of events around the world produced by Twitter users, including Islamic extremists such as ISIS that are increasingly active on social media. The service is provided by a company called Dataminr, which also has contracts to provide data to news organizations, including CNN, and investors and government first responders. For instance, Dataminr provided early alerts to the terror attacks at the Brussels airport and in Paris