Stories by Nancy Owano

Apache vulnerability is reported

(Tech Xplore)—The Fuzzing Project blog this week carried a report we really do not like to hear but must know about regardless. Another "bleed" has been discovered. A bug in the Apache Web Server may result in contents ...

18 hours ago

Virtual reality and the ouch factor: New fields of study

(Tech Xplore)—Is virtual reality for pain relief just a headline-grabber or a new frontier? For those who are unaware of the linkage, there are studies now that examine its potential use to augment pain relief.

Sep 18, 2017

Burger robots to appear at 50 locations

(Tech Xplore)—We have been treated to a generous amount of stories announcing new advances in assembly-line robots and home-assistant robots. Smartened up with cameras and artificial intelligence, it looks like time to ...

Sep 16, 2017

Tire concepts focus on monitoring and adapting for safety

(Tech Xplore)—Many drivers could use a reminder that ignoring or neglecting tire care is not an option. Mike Hanlon, New Atlas: "It's remarkable but true that most of the cars in any given carpark have incorrectly inflated ...

Sep 14, 2017

Researchers explore inaudible voice command attack

(Tech Xplore)—The novelty has worn off; we are now quite accustomed to the technology advances leveraged by leading vendors that allow the daily use of human-device interactions via voice.

Sep 08, 2017

Hi, steering wheel? Jaguar's thinking caps call it the Sayer

(Tech Xplore)—Chew on this. Forget about turning for news about fresh features in your self-driving car of tomorrow. Jaguar wants to turn everything on its head. Car ownership, like car driving, is up for fresh air thinking.

Sep 06, 2017

China hikes speed train ambition in three-phase plan

(Tech Xplore)—You have heard the old saying hold on to your hats when moving at rapid speeds. In this case, you would imagine a scene of cartoon nature where Fright Mouse would hold on to its head, assuming its arms were ...

Sep 05, 2017