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  1. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Killer robots not far off, Human Rights Watch warns

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Human Rights Watch warns of development of fully automonous combat machines 'Killer robots' close, says report Hollywood-style robots able ... Humanity"- issued on Monday by Human Rights Watch and Harvard Law School's International Human Rights Clinic- raised the alarm over the ethics of the looming technology. Calling them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1086996/killer-robots-not-far-human-rights-watch-warns
  2. Lifestyle - Technology - TECHNOLOGY

    Financial exchange regulators use computers to crack traders' code

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by Reuters

    ... technology right now Sang Lee, Aite Group Financial regulators are now trying to translate such exchanges into plain English as they investigate whether dealers have colluded to rig benchmark foreign ... technology that can spot and prevent inappropriate communication or fraudulent activity rather than piecing together evidence afterwards. "There is a huge market for this right now," said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1489469/financial-exchange-regulators-use-computers-crack-traders-code
  3. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Publisher Mathias Doepfner accuses Google of being a monopoly

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:30pm by GDN

    ... pay", he said. Doepfner- whose publishing portfolio includes Europe's best-selling newspaper, the tabloid Bild, as well as the centre-right broadsheet Die Welt- admitted that his own ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1486183/publisher-mathias-doepfner-accuses-google-being-monopoly
  4. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    It's a dog's life: automated kennel lets hounds video chat with owners

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by DANNY LEE

    ... will unveil a smaller prototype of the kennel- the final version of which will take the form of a double-decker bus the height of a human- at the fair on April 20. "Our intelligent systems can provide a better living environment for pet dogs and will bring changes to the lives of humans and their pets," Zhang said. The company plans to launch the product next year but has yet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1474290/its-dogs-life-automated-kennel-lets-hounds-video-chat-owners
  5. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Macau casinos, major Hong Kong companies look at facial recognition

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Lana Lam

    ... significantly in recent years in everything from immigration checkpoints to Facebook's photo-verification software, which can identify a person from a photograph at near human-level accuracy. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1479396/macau-casinos-major-hong-kong-companies-look-facial-recognition
  6. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    1964 New York World Fair visions of the future have some hits, and misses

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:15am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York However, there were others that were pretty much right on the button Visions from 1964 didn't all work out Video phone calls? We do that. Asking computers ... of innovations and predictions, some that were right on the money and others that, perhaps thankfully, were way off the mark. At the Bell System pavilion, engineers touted a "picturephone" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1481220/1964-new-york-world-fair-visions-future-have-some-hits-and-misses
  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    With new USB connectors, it doesn't matter which way up they are

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 08:51pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London This way or that way up? It won't matter any more, says group developing industry standard for thinner connectors to replace one-way plugs New USB promises an end to fiddling After almost two decades of trying and failing to plug in USB connectors the right way up first time round, computer users' difficulties may come to an end. A new version ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1469681/new-usb-connectors-it-doesnt-matter-which-way-they-are
  8. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Paraplegic fitted with exoskeleton to take first kick of World Cup in Brazil

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 08:44pm by GDN

    ... are very smooth," Nicolelis said. "They are human movements, not robotic movements." Nicolelis says that in trials so far, his patients seem to have taken to the exoskeleton. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1463239/paraplegic-fitted-exoskeleton-take-first-kick-world-cup-brazil
  9. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Students showcase innovative apps at tech fairs

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:28am by Christy Choi

    ... mimics his actions. In Real Steel, human boxers are replaced by robots controlled in similar ways. At a press conference yesterday, Fong's classmate used an app and voice commands to control ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1458724/students-showcase-innovative-apps-tech-fairs
  10. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Google Glass has style makeover, with sleek frames to counter geek factor

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:44pm by AP

    ... above the wearer's right eye to view internet content. The US$1,500 gadget also includes a camera that can take hands-free pictures and video, a feature that has raised privacy concerns. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1457215/google-glass-has-style-makeover-sleek-frames-counter-geek-factor

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