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The FDA on Monday announced that hearing aids and other hearing technology can now be sold over the counter, ending a system that mandated a prescription.

FDA decision to allow over-the-counter hearing loss technology will be a catalyst for innovation

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Apple confirms it will begin scanning iCloud Photos for child abuse images

Later this year, Apple will roll out a technology that will allow the company to detect and report known child sexual abuse material to law enforcement in a way it says will preserve user privacy. Apple told TechCrunch that the detection of child sexual abuse material (CSAM) is one of several new features aimed at…

12:00 pm PDT • August 5, 2021
Apple confirms it will begin scanning iCloud Photos for child abuse images

There likely isn’t a robotics teacher institute in the world actively pursuing robotic learning. The field, after all, holds the key to unlocking a lot of potential for the industry.…

Teaching robots through positive reinforcement

At its Ignite conference, Microsoft today announced that Premonition, a robotics and sensor platform for monitoring and sampling disease carriers like mosquitos and a cloud-based software stack for analyzing samples,…

Microsoft launches Premonition, its hardware and software platform for detecting biological threats

Thermal imaging wearables used in China to detect COVID-19 symptoms could soon be deployed in the U.S. Hangzhou based AI startup Rokid is in talks with several companies to sell…

Chinese startup Rokid pitches COVID-19 detection glasses in US

On CNN’s State of the Union Sunday, the leading U.S. authority on the COVID-19 pandemic made some grim predictions about the course of the novel coronavirus as it rages through…

Fauci: US can expect more than 100,000 COVID-19 deaths, millions of cases

There are a growing number of symptom checker and screening tools that you can use at home if you suspect you might have contracted the new coronavirus that is causing…

Clearstep’s COVID-19 chat-based screener goes in-depth to preserve healthcare resources

There are already a number of resources available for mapping the spread of confirmed COVID-19 cases both in the U.S. and globally, but IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company…

IBM and The Weather Channel launch detailed local COVID-19 maps and data tracking

In a Wednesday evening address from the Oval Office, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would issue a thirty-day travel ban for travel from the European Union, excluding the…

US institutes 30-day travel ban on Europe, taps SBA and tax deferrals to stimulate the economy

At least it’s over. The markets endured their worst day of trading of this young year as the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 2,000 points to close at 23,850.79 — a…

Wall Street’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day ends with the Dow down 2,000

In interviews across major television networks on Sunday, U.S. officials all but admitted that efforts to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, have failed and that the country…

US response to the COVID-19 coronavirus moves from ‘containment’ to ‘mitigation’