Technology

Jordan 3D lab prints limbs for war wounded, disabled kids

AMMAN (AFP) - Iraqi soldier Abdullah lost his left hand fighting the Islamic State group but now he has a prosthetic one - thanks...

Top experts warn against ‘malicious use’ of AI

PARIS (AFP) - Artificial intelligence (AI) could be deployed by dictators, criminals and terrorists to manipulate elections and use drones in terrorist attacks, more...

Myanmar farmers going against the grain with apps

|     Athens Zaw Zaw     |   AYE YWAR, Myanmar (AFP) - A free app on farmer San San Hla’s smartphone is her new weapon in the...

Breaking up with your smartphone is really, really hard – just...

MAYA Oren wants to dial back her dependence on her smartphone. She plans to do it slowly by getting a new phone - a...

This teenager worried about walking alone, so she created an app...

|     Lori Aratani     | MEDHA Gupta sometimes felt uneasy making the 20-minute walk from the corner where the school bus dropped her off to her...

Five things to know before you buy an Apple HomePod

|     Geoffrey A Fowler     | HEY Siri, play ‘All About That Bass’. Because HomePod's all about that bass. Not that brain. Oh, Apple. Apologies to Meghan...

In the global game of hide and seek, the drones are...

|     Adam Majendie & Krystal Chia     | BEHIND the noisy aerobatic flight displays and lines of visitors ogling fighter jets and missiles on the tarmac,...

Entrepreneur creates digital platform to help sex assault victims

|     Petula Dvorak     | IT WAS a typical July grad night party - fire pit, snacks and friends who had been together since kindergarten. Then...

From holograms to Justin Bieber, Anne Frank’s stepsister is using any...

|     Michelle Boorstein     | A JEWISH refugee on the run for two years, a survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp, and stepsister to Holocaust victim...

1,000 pollen-detecting robots to be deployed in Japan

CHIBA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Weather forecasting company Weathernews Inc. is preparing to ship 1,000 pollen-detecting robots across the nation. The firm’s Pollen Robo...

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