Artificial intelligence will diagnose COVID-19 by the sound of a voice

A new startup is collecting voice samples from COVID-19 patients online in hopes of finding markers for the coronavirus, Business Insider writes. Modern IT technologies are entering the fight against coronavirus. So, a team of researchers from Harvard and MIT began to train artificial intelligence to diagnose ...

Virus application FaceApp provides Russian companies with wide access to your data

The Russian app FaceApp has gone viral in recent days for its filter that changes the age of a user in a photo, but its terms of use raise privacy concerns. The application has gained immense popularity, allowing users to change their age in the photo: from rejuvenation to ...

Early warning system did not warn residents of Los Angeles about a strong earthquake

The first publicly available mobile earthquake early warning app was launched earlier this year as part of a pilot program designed to give Los Angeles County residents a few seconds of warning before the earthquake hits. But ShakeAlert LA users have not been notified ...

In the United States began to issue digital driver's license

Nowadays, there are mobile applications for almost everything, and now a driver's license in the United States has turned into a digital application for a smartphone instead of the usual plastic card. The states of Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Maryland, Wyoming and the District of Columbia are already testing digital ...

Russian programmers made face recognition technology accessible to all comers

Face recognition technology is now available to everyone thanks to the new Russian application FindFace. The program allows mobile phone users to identify strangers they meet on the street by photographing and uploading their picture to a site that uses facial recognition technology, writes The New ...

As an immigrant from Russia launched the most popular platform for truckers in the USA

Biography of Ivan Tsybaev can become a guide on the topic "how to try everything." He worked for an oil and gas company in Sakhalin, studied at a Japanese university, played concerts in clubs in New York, was an IT blogger and interviewed Pavel Durov. In 2013, Tsybaev launched ...

Roll with a herring under a fur coat and waiters: innovations at McDonald's in 2017

In 2017, the fast food chain McDonald's has planned a large number of innovations. We offer you three of the most interesting of them. 1. Table Service The company began testing table service a year ago in 500 restaurants in New York and Florida, according to MMR. New ...

Russian Foreign Ministry launched a mobile application for tourists

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched its own “Foreign Assistant” application for mobile phones. According to the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, first of all, it should help tourists traveling abroad. In particular, users will be able to receive information about emergencies along the route, including ...

Pokemon Go saved the ice cream business in Washington

The popular game Pokemon Go helped an entrepreneur in Ancortes, Washington, rescue his small ice cream shop business. Shop Mad Hatter's was in close proximity to several "PokéStops" - special points where you can find Pokémon. Shop owner Gary Diar ...

Hundreds of Thousands of New York Library Books Can Free Download

Over 300 eBooks can now be downloaded free of charge through the NYPL mobile app. To do this, you must have an NYPL library card and an iOS or Android phone or smartphone. The application is called SimplyE, it will allow you to read books directly from ...

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