U.S. authorities start recertification flights for Boeing 737 MAX

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) started Boeing 737 MAX recertification test flights on Monday, marking a major step toward the aircraft’s return to service after being grounded since early March last year following new evidence indicating that its key flight control software played a part in two deadly air crashes in less than one … Read more U.S. authorities start recertification flights for Boeing 737 MAX

Apple Unveils New User Interface, Autonomous Gadgets With iOS 14 Updates

Apple Inc. introduced a new set of features for its smartwatch on Monday, adding sleep tracking, an updated Fitness app and the ability to track a hand-washing session. The main new function will let the Apple Watch monitor a wearer’s sleep patterns and quality of sleep, Apple said Monday at a virtual conference for software … Read more Apple Unveils New User Interface, Autonomous Gadgets With iOS 14 Updates

The Global Guardians: Slovak pilot volunteers create online network to deliver supplies

At the height of the coronavirus pandemic in Slovakia, Roman Benedek, a pilot and software engineer, made a public appeal on social media for pilots with private jets to form a volunteer team to deliver masks, thermometers, protective suits and other supplies around the country. Within a week, more than 80 pilots had responded. Their … Read more The Global Guardians: Slovak pilot volunteers create online network to deliver supplies

Apple announces switch to own chips for Macs, updates to iOS 14

Apple says it will switch to its own brand of processors for Mac computers, ditching Intel after nearly 15 years. The shift was announced at the firm’s World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in the US, held virtually for the first time due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and follows similar changes to the iPhone and iPad … Read more Apple announces switch to own chips for Macs, updates to iOS 14

Tim Cook Unveils iOS 14 Updates to iPhone, Apple Watch at WWDC

Apple on Monday provided a glimpse at upcoming software changes designed to make the iPhone even easier to use and announced underlying hardware changes to its line of Mac computers. The preview of the next version of the iPhone’s operating system, known as iOS 14, highlighted Apple’s annual conference for computer programmers and mobile app … Read more Tim Cook Unveils iOS 14 Updates to iPhone, Apple Watch at WWDC

Apple WWDC: Redesigned iPhone Home Screen, Translation App Coming to iOS 14

Apple Inc. will make the most drastic changes to the iPhone home screen since the product’s release in 2007 as part of a software update expected later this year. The new home screen allows users to place widgets that sit between the typical grid of apps, Apple said Monday at a virtual conference for developers. … Read more Apple WWDC: Redesigned iPhone Home Screen, Translation App Coming to iOS 14

WATCH: Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference

The pandemic isn’t stopping one of tech’s summertime standbys: Apple unveiling updates to the software of the iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch … and maybe a few product surprises, too. Read more: https://wapo.st/3hPtmhG. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/ Privacy & Terms: YouTube Terms … Read more WATCH: Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference

Jutta Steiner: Secure Smart Contract Development

Jutta Steiner, the CEO and co-founder of Parity Technologies, discusses “The Evolution of Blockchain Security.” Steiner, who joined the Ethereum team in 2014 as chief of security, says the advent of that open ecosystem of interdependent “smart contracts,” or self-executing design programs, opened a whole new attack surface that requires successful organizations to prioritize a … Read more Jutta Steiner: Secure Smart Contract Development

The History of FromSoftware: A Tale of Souls and Difficulty – Inside Gaming Feature

Take a seat by the bonfire and rest your soul as Kdin Jenzen tells the tale of how the SoulsBorne games came to be. Demon’s Souls wasn’t the first incredibly hard game From Software made and it certainly wasn’t the last. This week’s feature dives into the DNA of what brought about this decade’s most … Read more The History of FromSoftware: A Tale of Souls and Difficulty – Inside Gaming Feature

Sony Reveals PlayStation 5 Editions and Marquee Games

Sony Corp. unveiled two versions of its upcoming PlayStation 5 game console and an array of new games from the virtual stage Thursday, showcasing its next-generation lineup for the first time ahead of a holiday season showdown against Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox. A new Spider-Man game will be ready for the holidays, alongside the release of … Read more Sony Reveals PlayStation 5 Editions and Marquee Games

Amazon to Pause Use of Facial Recognition Software by Police

Amazon.com Inc. said it will implement a one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software, a major course change for a company that has been one of the most strident defenders of the controversial technology. The company will pause law enforcement use of the software to give lawmakers time to regulate a technology … Read more Amazon to Pause Use of Facial Recognition Software by Police

Amazon pauses police use of facial recognition technology

Amazon.com Inc said it was implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software, reversing its long-time support of selling the technology to law enforcement. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the … Read more Amazon pauses police use of facial recognition technology

Breakingviews: IBM gets out of facial recognition business

IBM’s new CEO announced that the company would no longer develop or sell its facial-recognition software. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters on … Read more Breakingviews: IBM gets out of facial recognition business