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Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech

Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intelligence driven 3D tracking of athletes to augment b...

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech

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Intel will use multi-camera, 3D athlete tracking in the 2020 Olympics Intel plans to bring 3D athlete tracking (3DAT) to the 2020 Olympics. Today, the company announced that its 3DAT system will use four cameras to film athletes in the 100-meter and other sprinting events. Algorithms will then analyze the biomechanics......
00:26 2019-09-12

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?       ...
15:00 2019-07-24

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
12:13 2019-06-11

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
06:13 2019-07-22

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games....
15:39 2019-07-24

We are just 365 rising suns from 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Our writers are here for you....
16:00 2019-07-24

Nishikori already has sights set on 2020 Tokyo Olympics There are still four Grand Slam events that will be contested before medals can be won at the Tokyo Olympics but as far as Kei Nishikori is concerned, all roads from now on lead to one destination....
08:00 2019-08-27

Olympics: Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday....
11:00 2019-07-24

Curry in Japan to talk Tokyo Olympics, Rui Hachimura Stephen Curry is already looking ahead to the next challenge in his basketball career, including the chance to represent the United States at next year's Tokyo Olympics       ...
12:13 2019-06-23

Russia eyes Tokyo Olympics after doping troubles With a year to go until the Olympics in Tokyo, Russia believes it can emerge from the shadow of doping scandals and surge up the medals table       ...
15:00 2019-07-24

Tokyo unveils its recycled e-waste Olympics medals The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled the designs for the medals. The baubles that'll hang from the necks of the winningest athletes in each game reflect their struggle for brilliance in the years b......
15:13 2019-07-24

IOC wants to remove boxing body AIBA from Tokyo Olympics The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics        ...
18:39 2019-05-22

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan who got nothing the first time....
16:13 2019-07-05

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped of its right to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing tournament.However the International Olympic Committee has confirmed that boxing will continue as an...
19:52 2019-05-22

Five gymnasts to watch leading up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo WIth the Olympics less than a year away, Simone Biles is a lock, but who will join her in Tokyo? Here are five gymnasts to watch leading up to 2020.       ...
13:52 2019-08-12

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapidly aging society....
14:52 2019-07-18

From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions.       ...
15:00 2019-07-24

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission chief said on Tuesday....
15:26 2019-07-23

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's promise of a "compact games" could ensure a smooth buildup to the event....
10:13 2019-07-23

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics three years ago....
21:39 2019-07-24

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innovative ever....
15:39 2019-07-22

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
16:52 2019-05-21

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese sales strategy earlier this year....
18:39 2019-08-08

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patrol. A combination of information kiosk and surveillance camera, the robot stops directly in front of me. It has the word ALSOK plastered across its ne...
08:13 2019-08-14

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital swelters through a scorching weather that has killed...
06:00 2019-08-09

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
18:39 2019-07-18

Intel is hosting an Olympics-sanctioned esports tournament in 2020 Gamers will go for the gold next summer in Tokyo, but not in the Olympics. Intel has announced it will host an esports tournament in Tokyo during the lead-up to the 2020 Olympics. Players will compete in Street Fighter V and Rocket League for a price......
00:26 2019-09-12

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test.       ...
03:26 2019-07-24

Deepak Punia Becomes 4th Indian Wrestler To Bag Tokyo 2020 Olympics Quota Deepak Punia became the fourth Indian wrestler to book a place in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 after storming into the semi-final of World Wrestling Championships....
16:00 2019-09-21

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020."...
22:00 2019-06-27

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect to see next summer......
11:39 2019-07-24

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medal designer basks in sudden fame Designer Junichi Kawanishi was still coming to terms with his sudden fame on Thursday, a day after his design for the medals to be awarded at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was unveiled to the world....
10:01 2019-07-25

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
06:00 2019-08-09

Tokyo to test snow machines for sweltering 2020 summer Olympics In a bid to keep visitors cool in blistering temperatures expected during next year's Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games, organizers may deploy machines to sprinkle spectators with manmade snow....
11:13 2019-09-05

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off decades-long economic doldrums and fallout from the 2011 earthquake....
17:52 2019-07-24

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by recent natural disasters...
07:13 2019-06-01

Russian anti-doping agency in hot water ahead of Tokyo Olympics Russia’s anti-doping agency may get another suspension ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, after a report found it messed with testing data it handed over to the World Anti-Doping Agency. Russia was reinstated after it turned over data on athlete’s drug use at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and other ...
02:26 2019-09-22

Intel’s RealSense SR305 camera is designed for low-cost depth tracking Intel's RealSense SR305 camera -- the latest addition to the RealSense lineup -- is designed for low-cost depth tracking. It's available now for $79.Read More...
22:52 2019-07-16

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympics.       ...
03:26 2019-07-24

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes its Olympics debut....
11:13 2019-07-18

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Fans, sponsors and politicians were celebrating the day around the Japanese capital, displaying placards and clocks showing 365 days to ...
13:01 2019-07-24

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of the first lottery were announced in June       ...
13:52 2019-07-05

SKorea asks IOC to ban 'rising sun' flag at Tokyo Olympics South Korea has formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban the Japanese "rising sun" flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games, calling it a symbol of Japan's brutal wartime past       ...
10:52 2019-09-11

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in the “upper echelons” of the medal table at Tokyo 2020.Team GB recorded their best results since 1908 ...
00:01 2019-07-19

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decide on the future of the industry.Ironically, techno...
13:52 2019-05-28

Swedish regions show support for 2026 Winter Olympics All three regions proposing to stage events at the 2026 Winter Olympics in Sweden have committed their backing for the bid for the first time       ...
12:52 2019-06-12

The Sights Of The Tokyo Game Show Today is the first press day for this year’s Tokyo Game Show (the four-day expo won’t be open to the public until Saturday). Let’s have a look inside....
05:39 2019-09-12

Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota Motor Corp is upping the game with a hi-tech way to fetch javelins and hammers: pint-sized, self-driving A.I. robot cars....
07:39 2019-07-22

Intel and SAP broaden datacenter tech partnership Intel and SAP said they have launched a broader multi-year technology partnership focused on optimizing Intel’s platform innovations for the datacenter.Read More...
22:39 2019-07-18

Intel launches tech accelerator in Israel, plans for more Intel Corp on Sunday launched an accelerator in Israel to develop technologies in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, and said it plans to bring the project to other countries as well....
21:00 2019-06-16

Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
19:52 2019-06-16

Mitsubishi previews new plug-in hybrid SUV for Tokyo show Concept car is set to show a new plug-in hybrid drivetrain that Mitsubishi will use on the Eclipse Cross Mitsubishi will reveal a new compact plug-in hybrid SUV concept at next month’s Tokyo motor show. The as-yet-unnamed car, partially shown in an image and confirmed in limited information releas...
19:26 2019-09-18

Intel Launches Ignite Project to Help Israeli Tech Startups Intel has launched a project to help startups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
08:26 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
21:00 2019-06-16

Final Fantasy VII Remake Seems Popular At The Tokyo Game Show In what should surprise absolutely no one, Final Fantasy VII Remake is drawing long lines at the Tokyo Game Show. I think people in Japan might be excited about this game. Call it a hunch!...
06:26 2019-09-14

Genvid and NTT Docomo demo 5G LAN party at Tokyo Game Show Genvid Technologies and Japan’s NTT Docomo are hosting an interactive streaming event at Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2019 to show how 5G will transform gaming.Read More...
20:52 2019-09-12

Bethesda at E3 2019: Deathloop and Ghostwire Tokyo enliven muted show Two intriguing new games and fresh trailers for Doom Eternal and Wolfenstein: Youngblood make up for a lacklustre eveningThose hoping for a glimpse of Elder Scrolls VI or the highly anticipated sci-fi adventure Starfield were left disappointed at Bethesda’s E3 conference in Los Angeles on Sunday. Bu...
13:13 2019-06-10

Trump expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the CEOs of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said....
19:13 2019-07-22

Trump is expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs: sources Chief executives from chipmakers Intel and Broadcom will attend a Monday meeting at the White House to discuss Huawei's blacklisting and other topics, and President Donald Trump is expected to drop in even though the meeting was not on his official schedule, according to two people briefed on the ...
18:52 2019-07-22

Trump is expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs -sources Chief executives from chipmakers Intel and Broadcom will attend a Monday meeting at the White House to discuss Huawei's blacklisting and other topics, and President Donald Trump is expected to drop in even though the meeting was not on his official schedule, according to two people briefed on the ma...
20:01 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Trump expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs -sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the CEOs of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said....
20:01 2019-07-22

Tokyo opens Olympic rowing venue in heart of Tokyo Bay TOKYO (AP) — Organizers have opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The venue is located in Tokyo Bay and is ready to go with the Olympics still 13 ½ months away. The major attraction at Sunday’s inauguration of the Sea Forest Waterway was a showdown between alumni membe...
11:00 2019-06-16

See what is hot at the 2019 IFA tech trade show IFA is Europe's largest consumer tech conference, showcasing the upcoming launches from some of the world's biggest electronics brands.       ...
05:39 2019-09-10

HBO's 'Euphoria' isn't afraid to show how teens really use tech It's easy to mistake Euphoria as an R-rated version of typical teen TV fair. It stars former Disney Channel mainstay Zendaya; it's set in a nameless American suburb; and it focuses on troubled high school students who, at first, fall right into the J......
21:13 2019-08-07

Amazon tech show touts advances in robotics Amazon is hosting tech enthusiasts at its 're:MARS' expo this week in Las Vegas. The online retail giant looks to showcase efforts at innovation across several key tech sectors - including robotics and machine learning. (June 5)        ...
00:13 2019-06-06

3 ways tech has gone astray at Berlin electronics show At big consumer tech shows like IFA in Berlin, the promise is progress. Here are three ways the tech industry is fumbling the path toward that vision.       ...
05:39 2019-09-10

California show explores Warhol’s social, tech foreshadowing SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A retrospective of Andy Warhol’s work on display in San Francisco captures his use of artwork to create public personas for his subjects the way people do now using social media. “Andy Warhol — From A to B and Back Again” opened this week at the San Francisco M...
17:39 2019-05-25

The decade's hottest stocks show hunger for tech companies Almost 400 companies are now valued at more than $1 billion according to a new list of the most profitable companies. Find out what $100 in stock would have bought you in 2000 versus now....
00:13 2019-09-04

Hi-tech gardens bloom at London’s Chelsea Flower Show 3D printed soil, urban farming and artificial intelligence will all make an appearance at this year’s eventWeed is not a word often associated with the immaculate gardens of the Chelsea flower show. But with hydroponics and urban farming making grand appearances at this year’s event, it will be on a...
22:26 2019-05-21

Germany's Biggest Tech Show Is Getting Sexy With This Bendy Bullet Vibrator CES might have a problem with vibrators, but IFA sure doesn’t. Europe’s premier consumer tech show had zero problems with MysteryVibe announcing the Poco—a little bendy bullet vibrator that according to the company, can be “shaped as a wearable.”Read more......
17:52 2019-09-05

New Google and Facebook Inquiries Show Big Tech Scrutiny Is Rare Bipartisan Act Democrats and Republicans, at the federal and state levels, are uniting to investigate the power of Big Tech, and potentially to rein in the dominant companies....
19:52 2019-09-06

World Car Awards Winners Star At The 2019 London Motor & Tech Show The 2019 World Car Awards winners turned out to be one of the biggest attractions at the recently concluded London Motor and Tech Show in the UK. The World Car Garage had the title winning cars on......
21:39 2019-05-27

Leaked Huawei Mate 30 Pro images show front display, face recognition tech Unofficial shots of the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro have leaked out on Chinese social media site Weibo, giving us one of our clearest looks yet at what Huawei's next flagship phone could have in store.The images, reposted at Tme.net, show a large, curved front display and what seems to be some ...
20:13 2019-07-14

Want to Talk Tech, one to one? Join our free text group, Talking Tech Sign up for new 90-day free group chat texting experiment. You have questions? We have answers. Talking Tech from USA TODAY direct to your phone.       ...
04:13 2019-08-06

Tech and media moguls arrive in Sun Valley, where many of tech's biggest deals have gone down Media and tech moguls are arriving for Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. It's jump-started many media deals. Here's who's there....
19:13 2019-07-10

US tech spending slowdown amid rising cloud adoption will squeeze tech budgets US CIOs and other tech decision makers will face a more challenging economic environment in 2019 and 2020 as the growth surge in 2018 from the 2017 tax act fades away....
07:13 2019-08-29

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is like....
19:39 2019-06-08

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager......
17:52 2019-07-17

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qualcomm — to discuss restrictions against sales to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The meeting between Trump and top tier tech leaders com...
16:26 2019-07-23

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
17:52 2019-05-21

The Five Best Price Tracking Tools Figuring out the best time to buy something requires constant watch over ever-fluctuating online prices, and some knowledge of how prices have changed in the past. Luckily, you don’t have to figure it all out yourself—there are great tools to help you do it. We’ve compiled five of the best that will...
04:26 2019-09-19

Are you tracking conversions from the SERP? Here’s why you should Small businesses are having a harder time attracting new customers through Google search as consumers are now able to find the information or products they’re looking for directly from the search engine results page (SERP). This means they’re less likely to visit a company’s web...
02:26 2019-09-19

How to Stop Emails From Tracking You Email tracking can be a shitty practice. I can’t think of a better way to describe the latest reports that Silicon Valley fad Superhuman—a $30/mo email service—kept tabs on how many times email recipients opened a message....
17:13 2019-07-08

The Fight Against The Los Angeles Olympics Isn't Over Yet On a sweltering July morning in Los Angeles, the LA 2028 flags flew as “Mayor” Eric Garcetti stood on the steps of City Hall and cancelled The LA 2028 Olympic games. The games that he had insisted on were being called off, citing the absurd costs, impossibility of staging outdoor events due to clima...
23:26 2019-08-08

Google may have been secretly tracking users across the web Google has been accused of secretly tracking and harvesting the data of millions of users to pass on to advertisers.An investigation by privacy-focused browser Brave found that Google used hidden secret web pages to collect user data and create profiles that would let users be subjected to targeted ...
15:39 2019-09-05

Facebook defends tracking your every move — even if the app isn't on New software updates from Apple and Google alert users to when they're being tracked by apps. Facebook takes to a blog post to explain its reasoning.       ...
00:26 2019-09-17

JGBs dip tracking losses in U.S. Treasuries Japanese government bond (JGB) prices fell slightly on Monday, dented by weaker U.S. Treasuries and as stronger stocks weighed on the safe-haven appeal of debt....
11:39 2019-05-27

Why Apple Might Soon Be the Best Choice For Tracking Your Period Reproductive health tech is going through some growing pains. On the one hand, there’s been a lot of progress now that menstruation—and all it entails—isn’t quite so taboo. For instance, there’s now a wearable that’s conducting clinical studies about how various factors could lead to more accurate f...
23:26 2019-06-04

Tracking Tropical Storm Lorena TUCSON – We could see some tropical moisture by the end of the weekend and into early next week! Tropical Storm Lorena is off the Western Coast of Mexico with a max sustained winds of 60 MPH. It is forecasted to strengthen to a CAT 1 hurricane off the coast near Puerto Vallarta. As of now, th...
21:13 2019-09-18

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
17:52 2019-05-21

Federer still not committed to 2020 Olympics Roger Federer has not yet decided if he will compete at next year's Tokyo Olympics and said on Sunday at the U.S. Open that eligibility, his health and family will all factor into his decision....
14:00 2019-09-02

How you could be a part of the 2020 Summer Olympics The torchbearer applications for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay have opened. Find out how you could be running an Olympic flame through Japan next year....
03:00 2019-06-18

Curry commits to Olympics: 'That is the plan' In an interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols, Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he's committed to playing for Team USA in his first Olympic Games, next summer in Tokyo....
13:52 2019-09-18

Jobs done at Pan Am Games, now looks ahead to Olympics Eve Jobs contributed to a United States bronze in team show jumping at the Pan Am Games and narrowly missed out on another in the individual event on Friday, putting the youngest daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs in the Olympic conversation....
09:52 2019-08-10

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games The post Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ appeared first on Boxing News....
17:39 2019-06-30

Inside look: The medals for the 2020 Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are just a year away and the event's organizers unveiled the gold, silver and bronze medals that will be awarded in Tokyo.       ...
15:00 2019-07-24

The Sad Truth About Sleep-Tracking Devices and Apps Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercise....
15:26 2019-07-17

More details on Apple's new tracking tags leak out We've already heard rumors that Apple is working on a personal item tracker – a lot like the Tile trackers you might be familiar with – and now more details have spilled out about how they're going to work.According to some digging done by MacRumors into an internal build of ...
04:52 2019-09-02

U.S. FAA to again delay drone tracking rule: document The Federal Aviation Administration has again delayed plans to propose new rules requiring the remote identification of drones, according to records and a member of Congress on Wednesday....
23:26 2019-07-17

Apple limits tracking and ads in kid-focused apps Apple had an unexpected trick up its sleeve on the privacy front when it unveiled a Sign in with Apple option for apps and services at WWDC. But that's not the only privacy-focused measure it revealed today. Developers are no longer permitted to incl......
02:13 2019-06-04

Need Some Help Reaching Your Goals? Try These 5 Habit-Tracking Apps We could all use a little help tracking the habits we want to make, like learning a new language, while stamping out the ones we want to break, like that post-lunch e-cigarette break. Whether it’s hitting the gym regularly, reading more often before bed, or just remembering to drink plenty of ...
21:13 2019-07-08

Tracking Weekend Flash Flood Threat A slow moving upper low (cold air aloft) is really going to put a damper on your weekend as it crawls over the Ohio Valley. A flash flood watch is in effect through Sunday evening. Multiple rounds of showers and storms firing on and off Friday, Saturday and Sunday will lead to heavy rain and the pot...
12:26 2019-06-07

Facebook to let users stop app and website tracking Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its privacy....
22:13 2019-08-20

Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps....
23:26 2019-08-20

JGBs rise tracking gains in U.S. Treasuries Japanese government bond (JGB) prices broadly rose on Friday, tracking overnight gains in U.S. Treasuries amid rising expectations of interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve....
08:52 2019-06-14

Patent shows Sony’s PSVR 2 could have eye-tracking  Leaks and patents have strongly hinted that Sony’s PS5 may be accompanied by an improved PSVR 2 headset, either at launch or later - and a new patent just made public suggest it could track eye movement and head motion. Image credit: Sony/USPTO What will that do for VR? According to one...
00:26 2019-07-19

Google is reportedly tracking your purchases through Gmail Rack it up as one more way Google tracks your personal data. Any purchase you make that uses your Gmail account will be logged by Google, according to a discovery recently made recently by a Reddit user. The user uncovered that Google is keeping tabs on any purchase that uses your Gmail account. Goo...
17:39 2019-05-27

Apple Watch may get sleep tracking as soon as next week The Apple Watch might include sleep tracking sooner than you think. Sources talking to 9to5Mac claim to have significant details as to how the health feature will work, with word that it might be announced "as early as next week" at the September 10......
23:39 2019-09-02

GPS tracking and the streets of San Francisco: this is how one man makes art as he runs Frida Kahlo, pizza, California and more: Lenny Maughan tracks his runs to make art using the streets of San Francisco and a GPS app.       ...
17:13 2019-08-02

NBA free agency: Tracking all big player moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
03:13 2019-07-01

The next Apple Watch could feature sleep tracking Details have surfaced about one of the potentially key features of the next Apple Watch — sleep tracking. Bloomberg originally reported that Apple has been working on a sleep-tracking feature, and 9to5mac now details how the implementation could work. The new feature would work on the next Apple Wa...
07:39 2019-09-04

Sleeping on the job? New Apple Watch, but still no sleep tracking Apple Watch Series 5 lacks a built-in app for monitoring the zzzz's. But you can still track your sleep on the watch through third party apps.       ...
23:39 2019-09-11

Tracking massive Hurricane Dorian from space Orbiting above Hurricane Dorian, the International Space Station provides clear images of the threatening storm as it heads toward the Florida coast. (Sept. 3)        ...
20:39 2019-09-03

Why Tracking Your Symptoms Can Make You Feel Worse Health apps can trigger the nocebo effect: Obsessively tracking how you feel, what you ate, and how you slept can end up being a drag on your health....
20:13 2019-05-30

Stanford's Eye-Tracking Glasses Automatically Focus On Whatever You're Looking At If you don’t already deal with a condition called presbyopia, you probably will by your mid-40s. It’s when the lenses in your eyes lose elasticity making it hard to focus on objects up close, like the words in a book. The solution is to occasionally wear reading glasses or glasses with progressive l...
19:52 2019-07-02

Are period and fertility tracking apps effective? Period- and fertility-tracking apps are nothing new, but they've seen a resurgence over the past few months. Traditional device makers like Fitbit, Garmin and Apple are beginning to incorporate the functionality into their wearables and smartwatches......
15:13 2019-07-24

Trump Claimed He’d Show His Taxes. Now He’s Suing California Over New Law That Would Force Him to Show His Returns President Donald Trump once claimed that if he wasn’t being audited he’d have no problem showing his tax returns. While tax-return flashing isn’t a requirement to be president, it’s been the unspoken norm that all presidents since Richard Nixon have adhered to. As it stands, Trump is the only modern...
23:39 2019-08-07

Ngakoue a no-show, Ramsey puts on show as Jaguars report Standout defensive end Yannick Ngakoue was a no-show; two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Jalen Ramsey put on show as the Jacksonville Jaguars reported for training camp       ...
15:00 2019-07-24

Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' "Sept 18 (Reuters) - USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut."...
20:13 2019-09-18

10 things to know about new sports and events at 2020 Olympics While baseball and softball return after a 12-year hiatus, the 2020 Olympics will be the debut for karate, skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing.       ...
17:52 2019-07-24

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says its new anti-doping chamber stripped Ruslan Nurudinov of fourth place in London in the 105-kilogram weig...
15:26 2019-05-27

Video Games Get One Step Closer To Being In The Olympics Although the Olympics are known more physical competitive pursuits like gymnastics and swimming, the organization has been inching closer and closer to the world of esports over the last few years. Its latest toe dip into the water comes in the form of a $500,000 gaming tournament hosted with Intel,...
23:13 2019-09-11

Microsoft To-Do for Mac: The free task tracking app's standout features Microsoft's To-Do is now available for Mac. Here are the details about the free task tracking app, including which functions have not been ported to the Mac version yet....
18:39 2019-06-27

Researchers create eye-tracking glasses that auto-focus where you look Researchers at Stanford University have created glasses that track your eyes and automatically focus on whatever you're looking at. The so-called autofocals, detailed in a paper published in the journal Science Advances, could prove a better solution......
21:39 2019-07-02

Carrefour says blockchain tracking boosting sales of some products French retailer Carrefour SA has seen sales boosted by the use of blockchain ledger technology to track meat, milk and fruit from farms to stores and will extend it to more products to increase shopper trust, an executive said on Monday....
21:39 2019-06-03

Bama tracking students to check 4-quarter stays An app that utilizes location tracking through a new phone application monitors when Alabama students enter Bryant-Denny Stadium for games -- and when they leave....
04:39 2019-09-14

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc's browser engine Webkit said https://webkit.org/blog/8943/privacy-preserving-ad-click-attribution-for-the-web on Wednesday it will launch a new technology to track ad clicks while preserving user privacy....
16:13 2019-05-22

Amazon is watching, listening and tracking you. Here's how to stop it You can turn off some of the tracking, but then many Amazon features won't work. And if you want to delete your Alexa recordings, you need the app.       ...
07:13 2019-06-28

'Sign in with Apple' may not really impact customer data tracking after all Apple's automated disposable email service isn't a new encumbrance to tracking customers, according to Arm Treasure Data's co-founder and CTO Kazuki Ota....
15:00 2019-07-11

Your period-tracking app could be sharing intimate details with all of Facebook Women’s health apps are again raising concerns of privacy as a new study finds some are sharing information without consentSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
20:39 2019-09-14

Microsoft brings tracking prevention to its Edge browser Recently Mozilla has updated Firefox with features that block companies from tracking you across different websites, and now Microsoft is testing similar tech in its Chromium-based Edge browser. Insider beta testers with the latest Canary release on......
13:52 2019-06-28

Check your settings if you don't want Google tracking every move Search giant's "Location History" is an opt-in feature, but Google prompts users to turn it on for better recommendations. In turn, they get followed.       ...
07:13 2019-06-28

How period tracking can give all female athletes an edge The adviser to the US’ women’s World Cup winners shows them how to train with their menstrual cycle, not against it – and there are lessons for the rest of usUntil relatively recently, sports scientists simply applied the research they had done with male athletes to female ones. In fact, according t...
20:00 2019-07-10

Alabama football’s ‘very alarming’ student tracking system Alabama students, meet Big Brother. In a move shades of “1984,” the University of Alabama is tracking students through its Tide Loyalty Points app to see whether they stay the full four quarters, according to The New York Times. Those who do, and download the app, will be rewarded with priority acce...
21:52 2019-09-14

HTC Vive Pro Eye With Native Eye-Tracking Goes on Sale, Price Revealed The biggest highlight of the HTC Vive Pro Eye headset is the fact that it comes with precision eye control technology, deeper data analysis, dynamic training environments, and more....
11:26 2019-06-07

Comcast unveils eye-tracking remote software for those with disabilities Comcast on Monday launched a new feature to allow customers with physical disabilities the ability to control their television using only their eyes....
00:52 2019-06-18

Hulu hackathon leads to eye-tracking controls for Roku Of the 40 project ideas that came out of Hulu's annual hackathon this summer, more than a quarter addressed the needs of users with disabilities. Today, Hulu shared some of those accessibility-focused concepts....
04:52 2019-09-18

Americans prefer asteroid tracking over moon visit Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human exploration of Mars or the moon, a new poll shows. (June 20)        ...
17:39 2019-06-20

Ask the Captain: When will airliners switch to from radar to satellite tracking? By January 2020, nearly all airliners will be equipped with transmitters that provide altitude, heading, ground speed and ID data via satellite.       ...
16:13 2019-09-20

Sprint is the latest telecom to offer a tracking device that uses LTE Following in the footsteps of AT&T and Verizon*, Sprint is now offering an LTE tracker. The matchbook-sized device, simply called Tracker, provides real-time location tracking on Safe + Found app. Sprint’s new Tracker The Tracker competes with Tile, but instead of Bluetooth, Sprint’s device u...
13:39 2019-06-18

HTC redesigns Vive Cosmos with 6 inside-out tracking cameras A teaser video for the headset's new design includes a detachable faceplate with two additional cameras, but no explanation as to why they've been added.Read More...
18:13 2019-06-21

The next iPhone's co-processor may power Apple's tracking tags When Apple unveils its new iPhones on Tuesday, their A13 series chips may feature a new piece of silicon. According to MacRumors, code within an internal build of iOS 13 the website obtained contain references to a new co-processor codenamed "Rose" a......
06:52 2019-09-10

Your iPhone is leaking personal info to tracking companies Ahead of Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this January, Apple strategically placed a privacy-focused billboard bearing the catchphrase: “What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone.” It’s a clever spin on the Vegas slogan, and a not-so-subtle dig at its data-hungry competito...
16:13 2019-05-29

iOS 13 beta mentions Apple’s Tile-like tracking device It appears Apple left one item out of its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) yesterday: its Tile-like tracking device. Earlier this spring, we learned that Apple is supposedly working on a tracking tag, but the company didn't mention it amidst ne......
18:13 2019-06-04

Facebook defends tracking your every move — even if the app isn't on New software updates from Apple and Google alert users to when they're being tracked by apps. Facebook takes to a blog post to explain its reasoning.       ...
05:39 2019-09-10

How Oculus squeezed sophisticated tracking into pipsqueak hardware Making the VR experience simple and portable was the main goal of the Oculus Quest, and it definitely accomplishes that. But going from things in the room tracking your headset to your headset tracking things in the room was a complex process. I talked with Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer (“Schr...
20:26 2019-08-22

Here's why Netflix is tracking some Android users' physical activity Netflix is tracking some users' physical activity, but it isn't exactly moving into Fitbit's territory. Details of the test first emerged when a security researcher said the Netflix app on his Android device requested access to his physical activity......
19:39 2019-07-31

Netflix Is Testing 'Physical Activity' Tracking for Some Reason Netflix collects a lot of data about you. But now, some Android users are finding that it’s also tracking ‘physical activity’ data via their phones. Read more......
18:13 2019-07-31

'We're still the best': Stephen Curry commits to playing in 2020 Olympics Curry planning on playing in 2020 Olympics: ‘That is the plan’USA coming off embarrassing seventh-place World Cup finishGolden State Warriors star Steph Curry is planning to be part of the team that represents the United States at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.“That is the plan, for sure,” Curry t...
00:52 2019-09-19

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular digital music service, is among a slew of high-profile business leaders and politicians getting behind Sweden’s bid to host the 2026 Games, a week...
14:13 2019-06-17

The next 'Mario & Sonic Olympics' game has a retro 2D mode Over the past 12 years, Nintendo and Sega have faithfully published their mashup, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, to correspond with the iconic sporting event. The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be a homecoming of sorts for the two mascots, who......
22:39 2019-08-20

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, takes bronze at worlds with eye on Olympics Brown, 11, takes bronze at world skateboarding championshipsBritish prodigy remains on track to qualify for Tokyo OlympicsShaun White finishes 13th in setback for Olympic qualificationSky Brown, the 11-year-old British skateboarding prodigy who is on track to become the youngest female to compete at...
03:13 2019-09-15

Kidd-Gilchrist Returns to Lexington to Help With Special Olympics Michael Kidd-Gilchrist helping out with the Special Olympics Sunday at the Joe Craft Center Lexington (LEX 18) — Former Kentucky national champion and current Charlotte Hornets guard, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, was back in Lexington Sunday helping out with the Special Olympics at the Joe Craft Ce...
23:13 2019-06-30

Ryan Lochte gets candid about considering death after Olympics scandal Ryan Lochte may be focused on his comeback story, but the emotional scars stemming from the 2016 Olympics remain. Appearing on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” airing Tuesday at 11 p.m., the 35-year-old Olympian reflected on the fallout from the scandal in Rio, in which he a...
22:52 2019-08-19

US in flux: Ellis leaves, GM coming soon and Olympics loom Fresh off of a repeat performance as World Cup champions, the U.S. women's national team finds itself in flux       ...
17:39 2019-07-31

UA softball pitchers to play in Olympics w/ Team Mexico TUCSON – U of A All American pitchers Taylor McQuillin and Danielle O’Toole have helped Team Mexico to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.  Here’s more from our Monday sportscast:...
11:52 2019-09-03

Basketball: Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut....
01:13 2019-09-19

Wiggins: Cavendish 'covering bases' between Olympics and Tour "Bradley Wiggins and Adam Blythe assess what Mark Cavendish will do in 2020 when he is tipped to aim at both the Tour de France and the Tokyo Olympics. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
10:39 2019-09-03

2020 Olympics: USA forecast to top medals table with GB and Australia fifth Prediction is based on if Tokyo Games started todayGracenote Sports has accurately predicted past OlympicsIf the Tokyo Olympics opened today, the United States would top the overall medal count and the gold-medal count. That’s the forecast released on Tuesday by Gracenote Sports, which supplies stat...
18:26 2019-07-23

Toyota builds a better golf cart for 2020 Olympics Toyota spent three years studying ground vehicles at the past two Olympics so it could improve transport at the 2020 Tokyo games. Now, it has unveiled its vision: Build a better golf cart. ...
12:13 2019-07-18

Joe Girardi to manage Team USA at Olympics baseball qualifier DURHAM, N.C. — Four-time World Series champion Joe Girardi will manage Team USA at an Olympic qualifying tournament in November, hoping to guide the squad to a spot at the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. USA Baseball said Wednesday the rest of the coaching staff for the Premier12 competition in Mexico w...
12:13 2019-08-08

US Olympics body may sanction athletes for Trump protests Athletes are facing possible sanctions for protesting Donald Trump at the Pan American Games. Gwen Berry and Race Imboden tried to draw attention to social issues in the US that they feel are spiraling out of control....
06:26 2019-08-12

Why 2012 London Olympics drug cheats are still being caught Retrospective testing means athletes cannot breathe easily for a decade, but the system is flawedWhen two swimmers refused to acknowledge victories by Chinese swimmer Sun Yang at the last month’s world swimming championships, the very public protests riveted the swimming world and cast a spotlight (...
17:39 2019-08-07

Firefox 69 blocks cookies and crypto-mining tracking by default After announcing new security efforts in June, Mozilla is now rolling out the features for all Firefox users on Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. By partnering with Disconnect, Firefox will now block third-party cookies; it can also block crypto-miner......
21:13 2019-09-03

Airlines vow to improve bag tracking and ease travel for people with disabilities Two resolutions passed by the International Air Transport Association might make it easier to track bags and boost accessibility for people with disabilities....
17:01 2019-06-09

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Disconnect, an open-source anti-tracking tool. New users of the browser who are downloading it for the f......
18:13 2019-06-04

Tracking Instagram-famous dunk star’s journey to NBA draft This was two years ago, before Jalen Lecque became Instagram-famous for his jaw-dropping dunks, before he developed into an elite-level recruit, before he landed scholarship offers from some of the most prominent high-major schools in the country. He didn’t have a local AAU program willing to let hi...
17:52 2019-06-16

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher, tracking global cues Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Tuesday, tracking gains in global equities as investors anticipate major central banks to cut interest rates in the near future....
16:39 2019-07-23

Nice: Firefox 69 now blocks cryptominers and tracking cookies by default Mozilla, the creator of the popular Firefox browser, has announced it plans to block cryptominers by default. The move will ensure that third-party websites are unable to use the computational resources of visitors without consent. The use of cryptominers – which is dubbed “cryptojacking” – allows w...
05:13 2019-09-04

The power switch: tracking Britain's record coal-free run Britain has set a new record for going without coal-powered energy, but how long will it last and when will we ditch the dirty fuel entirely?Britain is setting new records for going without coal-powered energy. In the latest milestone, it has gone for more than eight days without using coal to gener...
19:52 2019-05-25

Apple tipped to clamp down on tracking inside kids apps WWDC 2019 gets underway tomorrow, Apple's yearly get together for developers and app makers, and we just got another rumor about what's in store – tighter controls on user tracking inside apps targeted at kids.According to the WSJ, Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to announce more controls...
13:52 2019-06-02

University of Alabama tracking students during college football games In an effort to keep the University of Alabama students engaged during college football season, the school has developed an app that records the location of students to prevent them from leaving the team's stadium....
19:13 2019-09-14

Apple Watch sleep tracking with midday charging would be a nightmare Removing an Apple Watch every night for charging is already annoying -- will Apple now expect midday refueling, too, or will it have another option?Read More...
02:52 2019-09-04

Royal Ascot: Tracking Britain's most famous family at the races Royal Ascot has long been a terrific place for spotting celebrities. During Hollywood's Golden Age, Elizabeth Taylor, Rita Hayworth and Sophia Loren traveled to Berkshire, England, for the horse races, and in recent years, Helen Mirren, Eddie Redmayne, and Mo Farah have done the same....
09:26 2019-06-19

Chromium-based Edge gets tracking prevention for better online privacy Chromium-based Edge has now got tracking prevention functionality, so those testing Microsoft’s revamped browser can give it a whirl.Tracking prevention is now available to Edge testers on the Canary channel, meaning the earliest preview version of the browser, specifically build 77.0.203.0 w...
12:13 2019-06-28

Apple’s tracking tags will reportedly use ultra-wideband for precision While we've known for a while now that Apple is working on a Tile-like tracking device, what hasn't been clear is how the company plans to differentiate the product beyond its usual ecosystem tie-ins. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has a solid track record on......
16:13 2019-09-07

Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps As tech companies grapple with safety and privacy concerns, Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps starting next week. While the company hasn't announced the change, a source told The Wall Street Journal that it's in the works.......
05:52 2019-06-01

How a 'Moon Rock Hunter' Is Tracking Down Apollo Lunar Souvenirs Beginning with Apollo 11, which landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, and ending with Apollo 17, in December 1972, US astronauts collected 842 pounds (382 kilograms) of rocks and lunar soil....
08:26 2019-06-17

Cops use tracking device to bust Manhattan bank robber A Manhattan bank robber made off with $1,200 — but was arrested soon after on the Henry Hudson Parkway when cops used a bank-installed GPS device to track him down in a yellow cab, police said. Omari Moore, 33, knocked off the TD Bank on West 23rd St. in Chelsea at about 4:50 p.m. by......
10:52 2019-06-20

Tracking microbes people carry may predict future health WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are getting a close look at how trillions of microbes that normally share our bodies can get out of whack and spur disease. Gut bacteria and communities of bacteria, viruses and fungi that live elsewhere in the body are called the microbiome. Researchers don’t unde...
19:52 2019-05-29

Oculus Rift S guide: Fixing tracking problems and blackouts The Oculus Rift S was released this week. Some owners are experiencing tracking problems and other USB issues such as blackouts. This guide should help.Read More...
05:00 2019-05-27

U.S. Navy tracking movement of advanced Russian frigate in Cuba U.S. Northern Command confirmed on Wednesday that it is tracking the first-in-class advanced Russian vessel Admiral Gorshkov, which arrived in Havana, Cuba, on Monday....
21:39 2019-06-27

Google defends tracking cookies—some experts aren’t buying it Enlarge (credit: Leni Tuchsen) Google's Chrome team is feeling pressure from competitors over ad tracking. Apple has long offered industry-leading protection against tracking cookies, while Mozilla recently announced that Firefox will begin blocking tracking cookies by default. Microsoft has been ...
05:13 2019-08-27

Tile finds another $45M to expand its item-tracking devices and platform Tile — the company that makes popular square-shaped tags and other technology to help people keep track of physical belongings like keys and bags — has made more recent moves to link up with chipmakers, helping it expand to wireless headsets and other electronic and other connected items...
21:13 2019-07-24

Tracking online hate groups reveals why they’re resilient to bans Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Social networks have struggled to figure out how to handle issues like threats of violence and the presence of hate groups on their platforms. But a new study suggests that attempts to limit the latter run up against a serious problem: the networks formed...
03:52 2019-08-25

Instagram bans marketing company tracking users' locations Instagram has banned a marketing company called Hyp3r which was saving location data attached to users' stories so it could track their real-world movements....
21:52 2019-08-08

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 brings ECG tracking and LTE connectivity Samsung doesn’t slow down. It’s only been half a year since Samsung announced the Galaxy Watch Active, but it’s already getting ready to release the Active 2. It’ll start at $280 when it launches on September 27, but Samsung is keeping the earlier model around at a lower price. If you’re not familia...
05:00 2019-08-06

Google accused of ‘privacy gaslighting’ over its anti-tracking policy Google’s watered-down anti-tracking policy for the web has invited fresh criticism from experts who say the search giant’s move amounts to ‘privacy gaslighting.’ Last week, the company announced proposals for what it calls a ‘privacy sandbox’ — a solution that aims to protect your privacy while also...
18:26 2019-08-27

Google and Facebook are tracking your porn preferences – even in incognito mode It turns out Google and Facebook are tracking your porn consumption habits big time, and even incognito mode can’t save you from their omnipotent gaze – or so say researchers from Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University, and University of Pennsylvania. Indeed, 93 percent of adult content websites leak...
17:00 2019-07-19

New Seoul Formula E track layout revealed using Olympics venue The new ABB FIA Formula E track in Seoul will be run over a 19-turn course around the city's Jamsil Sports Complex, the venue of the 1988 Olympic Games...
12:52 2019-07-02

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to win the 2016 Summer Olympic Games....
22:00 2019-07-05

Breakdancers say getting into the Paris 2024 Olympics is ‘huge’ Getting hip to breakdancing’s appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a medal event at the games. (June 13)        ...
05:39 2019-06-14

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag at next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry said on Wednesday, as the Asian neighbours engage in an ever more rancorous feud over history and trade....
17:13 2019-09-11

Ni Xialian, 55, qualifies for 2020 Olympics in table tennis – video Luxembourg's Ni Xialian won a bronze medal at the age of 55 on Wednesday in the table tennis competition at the European Games in Minsk, to earn her a place in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.The veteran player has competed across four decades and was a world champion back in 1983. Continue reading...
20:26 2019-06-27

Is the 2020 Olympics an opportunity for Japan to tackle seafood sustainability? From tuna to sea urchin, Japanese cuisine is all about seafood. But with fish stocks critically endangered, tourists sampling local delicacies may be harming marine life more than they realize....
04:00 2019-08-20

Ryan Lochte’s changed life: Not ‘getting hammered’ with eye on 2020 Olympics Ryan Lochte wants to turn the 2020 Olympics into a comeback story. The embattled swimmer has returned from two suspensions and is ready for a fresh start after seeking treatment in October amid struggles with alcohol. “I think it was getting to a point in my life where I needed a change,”...
18:26 2019-08-01

The New Mario & Sonic Olympics Game Lets You Play As 2D Characters Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is kicking it old school. The latest installment of the all-star mascot competition, due out November 5 for the Switch, adds ten sprite-based 2D events to its normal selection of 3D fare. Look at pixel Mario’s tiny legs go!...
20:13 2019-08-20

Long and winding road finally takes Holzner to the Olympics For almost every athlete the road to Olympics is a long and winding path negotiated over years if not decades, a physically and emotionally exhausting journey to a sporting Shangri La....
08:13 2019-08-01

Cooking for gold: How the German team prepares for the Culinary Olympics DW went into the kitchen to learn how the German team aims to win next February at one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions. There’s much more to German cuisine than meets the eye....
04:39 2019-06-28

UCI keen on mixed team time trial for Paris Olympics A mixed-team time-trial relay could be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic road cycling programme if the event proves popular at this year's world championships, the UCI said on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-09-19

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s modern surf culture....
10:13 2019-07-23

What went wrong? What's next? Burning questions for USA Basketball ahead of Olympics What's next for USA Basketball after failing to medal at the FIBA World Cup and with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics less than a year away.       ...
21:39 2019-09-13

Kohli Congratulates Phogat For Winning Bronze And Qualifying For Olympics Virat Kohli took to Twitter to congratulate Vinesh Phogat on her fine achievement as she became the first Indian wrestler to seal a 2020 Olympics berth....
16:00 2019-09-19

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact can they have?...
19:52 2019-08-13

Are Olympics or escrow worth fighting about? NHL players must decide whether to reopen CBA Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, who went through 2012-13 lockout, says he has "a very optimistic outlook" before players decide on early opt-out.       ...
03:52 2019-09-06

Former Rio de Janeiro governor says he paid $2M bribe to host 2016 Olympics Sergio Cabral told a judge the money went to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and was used to buy as many as nine votes....
07:00 2019-07-05

Olympics: U.S. groups investigated on handling of sex-abuse claims - report The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Friday it was cooperating with government inquires after it was reported U.S. agencies were conducting a widespread investigation into U.S. Olympic sport organizations....
14:52 2019-09-14

| Cape fearless: SA surfer rides emotional rollercoaster to Olympics Bianca Buitendag is one of those surfers who exudes zen-like calm, but qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics has left the South African completely "overwhelmed"....
08:52 2019-09-18

Reeve, Hughes, Rizzotti named assistant coaches for Olympics NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. women’s national basketball team is keeping its coaching staff intact for the Olympics. World Cup assistants Dan Hughes, Cheryl Reeve and Jen Rizzotti will return for the Tokyo Games next summer. The trio helped head coach Dawn Staley guide the U.S. to a gold medal at ...
20:26 2019-06-20

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Paris Transport Authority are exploring the feasibilit......
00:00 2019-06-24

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down as Japan's Olympics chief....
10:26 2019-06-20

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games. Sérgio Cabral said he paid $1.5m in bribes through intermediaries to the former president of th...
23:52 2019-07-05

Simone Biles Just Made Gymnastics History and the 2020 Olympics Can't Come Soon Enough Nailed it! Not that there was every any doubt, but Simone Biles really is the GOAT. The 22-year-old Olympian went where no gymnast has ever gone before on Friday evening, making history......
07:13 2019-08-10

Doping: Uzbeki weightlifter Nurudinov disqualified from London Olympics Uzbekistan's Ruslan Nurudinov has been disqualified from the London Olympics weightlifting competition after being found guilty of doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday....
17:52 2019-05-27

Bahamas braces for Dorian on Sunday as Floridians uneasily watch tracking Residents of the Bahamas were bracing for Hurricane Dorian's arrival Sunday morning as people around 200 miles west along the entire Florida coast were anxiously watching the storm's path....
17:26 2019-08-31

Sony and Samsung resurrect ultra-wideband to improve location tracking When it comes to short range wireless technology, there are certainly a couple of stand-outs. WiFi and Bluetooth, for example, are an integral part of everyday life. Others have come and gone, with some serving niche purposes or fading into oblivion......
17:13 2019-08-01

Facebook: Expect Oculus Insight tracking in future wearable AR glasses Oculus Quest and Rift S use a new inside-out tracking system to accurately sense the VR headset's and controllers' positions -- an AR headset is next.Read More...
18:52 2019-08-22

Brave browser catches Google tracking users with hidden web pages Brave, the budding privacy-focused browser with its own native cryptocurrency, has alleged that Google is using hidden web pages to feed personal data of its users to advertisers, reports Financial Times. The evidence, now in the hands of the Irish data regulator, reportedly accuses the Big G of all...
20:00 2019-09-04

Child murder leads EU court to impose emergency call tracking Emergency services must be able to track calls it receives, the EU's top court has ruled. The decision comes after a Lithuanian teen was kidnapped, raped and murdered....
03:00 2019-09-06

Facebook practically begs for location access despite new tracking protection in iOS 13 and Android 10 Apple will unveil new iPhones on Tuesday, and announce the actual release date of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 for iPhone and iPad, respectively. And that’s exactly why Facebook is begging you to keep letting it track your location going forward. iOS 13 and Android 10 will both come with improved loca...
17:52 2019-09-10

Ajit Pai's Silence on Phone Tracking Abuse Is Further Eroding Faith in His Competence The Federal Communication Commission’s investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ location data is now in its second year and still, no one outside of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s office knows a thing about it. On Capitol Hill, faith in his ability to properly handle these apparent violations...
00:39 2019-06-28

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in Long Island Sound A 10-foot great white shark has been spotted deep in the Long Island Sound, one of the first marine researchers said they had ever tracked in the area....
12:26 2019-05-22

Apple’s Rose chip will reportedly supercharge motion and position tracking A new coprocessor appears set to replace Apple's M-series chips, adding sophisticated tracking of current position and inertial data for AR and other uses.Read More...
20:26 2019-09-09

Iran's IRGC says downed drone had turned off its 'tracking equipment': IRIB Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said that a U.S. drone shot down on Thursday had turned off its identification transponder, the state broadcaster IRIB reported....
13:52 2019-06-20

Period-tracking apps share sensitive data with Facebook: study Period-tracking apps used by millions of women are sharing information about their sex lives and health with Facebook, a new study revealed. Researchers with the advocacy group Privacy International published a report Monday that found two period-tracking apps, MIA Fem and Maya, sent data regarding ...
00:26 2019-09-10

Firefox 69 arrives with third-party tracking cookies and cryptomining blocked by default Mozilla has released Firefox 69 with third-party tracking cookies and cryptomining blocked by default, plus improvements specific to Windows 10 and macOS.Read More...
17:52 2019-09-03

Living With Hong Kong Protests: Tips on Tear Gas, Tracking Children More than two months of marches, demonstrations and sit-ins in one of Asia’s most densely populated cities are forcing everyday people to change their routines and develop contingency plans....
11:26 2019-08-17

Firefox browser blocks sites and advertisers from tracking you online by default Like Apple's Safari, Firefox’s tracking prevention stops ad networks from identifying your browser with cookies that follow you across the internet.        ...
18:00 2019-06-04

Lübcke: German politician's killing prompts call for tracking neo-Nazis Following the death of a regional politician, Lower Saxony's interior minister wants the government to track neo-Nazis. Boris Pistorius says agents could adapt methods that monitor people suspected of religious violence....
14:00 2019-07-08

Superhuman email client turns off location tracking after 'spying' controversy The email app Superhuman was profiled by the New York Times just a week ago as a buzzworthy startup with big names from Silicon Valley lining up to pay $30 per month for its service. Since then, a blog post by Mike Davidson dived into what that money......
01:13 2019-07-04

Iranian oil tanker no longer has Turkish destination: ship tracking data An Iranian oil tanker at the center of a dispute between Washington and Tehran is no longer heading towards Turkey's Iskenderun port and now has no specified destination, Refinitiv ship tracking data showed on Saturday....
19:26 2019-08-31

The Latest: Judge in SEAL case didn’t approve email tracking SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the court case of a Navy SEAL accused of murder (all times local): 3:40 p.m. A military judge overseeing the case of a Navy SEAL charged with murder says he never approved an effort by prosecutors to track defense lawyers’ emails. Capt. Aaron Rugh said Thursday h...
02:00 2019-05-31

PlayStation’s Dominic Mallinson on next-gen VR, wireless, gaze tracking, foveated rendering, and AR VentureBeat interview: Dominic Mallinson, senior vice president of R&D at Sony, talks PSVR, wireless, gaze tracking, foveated rendering, and AR.Read More...
17:52 2019-05-23

Brooklyn apartment residents revolt against plan for face-tracking cameras  Atlantic Plaza Towers is an apartment complex in Brooklyn where the landlord has been making preparations to add another layer to existing security elements that include cameras, security guards and key fobs that govern access to the complex. The new element is a facial recognition system that has c...
06:52 2019-05-31

Bolsonaro Fires Head of Agency Tracking Amazon Deforestation in Brazil The president claimed a government monitoring agency had released deforestation data with the intent to harm Brazil’s image abroad, a decision that incited protests from environmental organizations....
01:52 2019-08-03

Wearable technology started by tracking steps. Soon, it may allow your boss to track your performance. A team of researchers from Dartmouth say they’ve created a mobile sensing system — consisting of fitness bracelets, sensors and a custom app — that can measure employee performance with about 80 percent accuracy....
22:00 2019-06-28

Google Fit gains enhanced sleep tracking, map routes on iOS, and a dark theme Google announced enhancements to the Google Fit app for iOS and Android, including enhanced sleep tracking, map routes on iOS, and a dark theme.Read More...
20:26 2019-08-02

San Francisco runner makes art with GPS-tracking fitness apps Strava, MapMyRun Frida Kahlo, pizza, California -- his runs have drawn them. This man tracks runs to make art on San Francisco streets using GPS-tracking fitness apps.       ...
17:13 2019-08-02

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
15:39 2019-08-09

Olympics: Local ticket demand exceeds 2020 organizers expectations Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domestic sales phase last month....
11:00 2019-07-05

Swedish bid hopes Latvia link key to 2026 Olympics host vote LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The head of Sweden’s 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday’s vote in their favor. The Stockholm-Are plan to stage ice sliding sports across the Baltic Sea at a venue in Latvia avoids building a white elephant ve...
20:39 2019-06-23

Nikon's D6 flagship sports DSLR could arrive in time for the 2020 Olympics Nikon may be axing some of its DSLRs but, if the rumor mills are to be believed, not all of them. One of the new models we can look forward to is a potential replacement for the three-year old Nikon D5.We’ve been hearing whispers of the Nikon D6 for a while now, but nothing concrete. Yet, Nik...
07:52 2019-07-04

Calgary chosen to host 2023 World Petroleum Congress, the ‘Olympics of oil and gas’ The congress will inject Calgary's economy with $65 million and bring over 5,000 people to the city, according to the World Petroleum Council of Canada....
00:13 2019-06-24

Japan will let driverless cars roam freely ahead of 2020 Olympics As many as 100 self-driving cars will ferry up to 7,000 passengers in the week starting July 6, with Toyota and Nissan participating. The trial is meant to showcase Japan's strengths in the field....
08:26 2019-09-06

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that animates every such event—the neighborhoods flattened or surveilled or otherwise punished for sitting where a stadium is supposed to be, the bribery a...
21:26 2019-06-27

Christian Coleman stops showing up for drug tests ahead of Olympics Two people familiar with the case tell The Associated Press that gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects could be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests. The case is said to involve three “whereabouts failures” over 12 months, meaning it can be treated as a positive test...
20:26 2019-08-22

Should athletes at the 2020 Olympics take political stances? | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar What love-it-or-leave-it ‘patriots’ angry with athletes who protest don’t understand is we aren’t insulting the country, but focusing attention on those who don’t live up to its promisesTeddy Roosevelt referred to the office of presidency as a “bully pulpit”, a perfect platform to preach opinions to...
11:00 2019-09-03

Opinion: Swimmer Ryan Lochte, aiming for his fifth Olympics, is worth rooting for Sure, swimmer Ryan Lochte has made mistakes throughout his career. But as he tries to make his fifth Olympics, you can't help but root for him.       ...
04:26 2019-08-01

Simona Halep sets sights on Olympics after fulfilling Wimbledon dream The women’s champion aims to use her emphatic victory over Serena Williams as a springboard for further success, with 2020 Olympics in Tokyo a major goalShortly after her stunning victory over Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final on Saturday, Simona Halep made her way to the players’ lawn, the are...
18:26 2019-07-15

Japan-South Korea tussle over disputed islands spreads to Olympics, again A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics again as Tokyo on Wednesday criticized Seoul's complaint over the labeling of a map of Japan on the Tokyo Games' website....
09:26 2019-07-24

Toyota's 2020 Olympics robots will include a javelin-carrying cart Robots are going to play a large role at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and Toyota is determined to be at the forefront -- if in some occasionally strange ways. The automotive giant has unveiled its robot lineup for the summer games, and one of the biggest......
19:26 2019-07-23

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.       ...
04:26 2019-07-05

10 must-try ramen shops in Tokyo Ramen is Japan’s national obsession – and there more than 10,000 shops to choose from in Tokyo alone. Three local experts choose their favourites‘Ramen doesn’t have rules the way many Japanese foods do, which means the possibilities are endless,” says Abram Plaut. “And in Tokyo people are always com...
05:00 2019-09-17

When Yu-Gi-Oh! Meets Tokyo Fashion Recently Tokyo high schooler Makocha was featured on the popular Tokyo Fashion Instagram account, wearing hoodie, cutout pants, Dr. Martens and Yu-Gi-Oh! cards....
14:00 2019-07-11

Hurricane Dorian: category 5 storm hits Bahamas before tracking towards Florida – updates Dorian made landfall at Great Abaco Island on Sunday, the equal strongest Atlantic hurricane landfall on recordFull story: Hurricane Dorian pounds northern Bahamas with ‘catastrophic’ winds Donald Trump wrongly says Hurricane Dorian will hit Alabama 5.16am BST The prime minister of the Bahamas share...
06:26 2019-09-02

Alabama tracking students at stadium, penalizing them if they leave football game early Alabama is keeping an eye on its students at home football games through an app, and if they leave the stadium early, they will be penalized.       ...
03:13 2019-09-13

‘Sign In With Apple’ Promises a Solution to Google and Facebook's Sleazy Tracking Practices Apple’s privacy push continued on Monday when the company announced “Sign in with Apple,” a login service meant to block all the tracking that comes with social logins like Facebook and Google’s login.Read more......
20:26 2019-06-03

Brits Are Pissed About Mercedes-Benz Tracking Down Customer Cars For Repossession: Report British publication The Sun, a sometimes terrible and occasionally entertaining tabloid across the pond, is reporting that concerns are boiling among human rights groups, former government ministers, and some legal experts about Mercedes-Benz using vehicle location data to track down customers who d...
23:26 2019-08-21

Netflix viewership is tracking strong, but investors are still fleeing the stock, Credit Suisse says Despite positive numbers from app downloads and a stellar slate of original content coming out of Netflix, investors are still fleeing the stock, Credit Suisse said....
18:52 2019-09-10

Special Olympics Summer Games Held At EKU, Including First Ever Young Athletes Festival RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) – Special Olympics athletes from all over the Bluegrass are at EKU this weekend for the 2019 summer games. Athletes ages 8 and older have been preparing to compete all year, and the younger kids even got a chance to join in on the fun. This year’s summer games included t...
01:26 2019-06-02

Seven-time Olympian, pioneer woman lawmaker Hashimoto appointed Olympics minister Named after the Olympic flame when she was born days before Japan hosted the Summer Olympics in 1964, Seiko Hashimoto has lived up to her name by taking part in seven Olympics and doing it in two sports....
12:26 2019-09-11

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics through 24-hour free throw fundraiser Basketball analyst Deb Antonelli raised over $80,000 for Special Olympics through a free throw fundraiser. She shot for 24 hours.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Appeal launched for Euro 2020 volunteers in bid to recreate spirit of London Olympics A rallying cry was issued today for thousands of volunteers to help recreate the spirit of the 2012 Olympic Games at next year's Euro 2020 football championship....
23:13 2019-06-11

USA beat Brazil to reach 2020 Olympics and Fiba World Cup quarter-finals Americans will now face France for a place in the semi-finalsArgentina also qualify for Olympics after USA victoryThe first mission for Team USA is complete: the Americans are going to the Tokyo Olympics. And now the Fiba World Cup quarter-finals await. Kemba Walker and Myles Turner each scored 16 p...
18:26 2019-09-09

Former Rio de Janeiro governor admits he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games....
18:52 2019-07-05

Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for suspected corruption related to the Tokyo 2020 bid....
19:00 2019-06-27

Olympics: Plans stall for unified Korean team at women's hockey event South Korea will send its own team to the women's Hockey Series Finals next month after talks with North Korea over fielding a unified team at the Olympic qualifying event stalled, Yonhap News Agency reported....
09:00 2019-05-23

This Tokyo Town Can't Give Away Houses A Tokyo town is giving away houses to draw residents, a sign of the challenges popular cities face: too few houses in some areas, too many in others....
17:13 2019-08-13

The vending machines of Tokyo – in pictures Since first visiting Tokyo in the 1990s, the London-based photographer Tim Easley has been fascinated by the city’s colourful vending machines. “They’re so much a part of the landscape they go unnoticed,” he says. No location is safe from them – Mount Fuji has vending machines at the summit.” Vend: ...
22:26 2019-09-21

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland....
18:00 2019-05-27

The Tokyo neighbourhood where people come to disappear For hundreds of years people have come to Sanya in search of labouring jobs, shelter and a sense of belonging – but the area is changing fast, and its residents are struggling to adaptAt first sight, Sanya looks much like any other Tokyo suburb: well-appointed homes, supermarkets and fast-food resta...
20:39 2019-06-14

Life In An Iconic Tokyo Building This is Nakagin Capsule Tower. Built in 1972, it was designed by architect Kisho Kurokawa and a prime example of the Japanese architectural movement known as Metabolism, in which the concept was to design buildings that organic and not static, making them reminiscent of living beings....
18:52 2019-06-27

| The rugby-mad duo cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo They survived dogs in Iran and stomach bugs in India ... it's been a madcap adventure for a pair of rugby enthusiasts cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo ahead of the World Cup....
12:39 2019-08-11

Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? With a year to go to the Olympics, we consider who are the contenders for gold medals at Tokyo 2020 The post Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? appeared first on Boxing News....
16:13 2019-08-03

Rediscovering Tokyo's historic waterways Hundreds of years ago, Tokyo -- then known as Edo -- flourished around canals, rivers and the sea. Today, the city is rediscovering its watery roots....
21:13 2019-08-22

Visiting Tokyo's Imperial Palace With Emperor Akihito of Japan abdicating, the Imperial Palace in Tokyo will open to the public this week -- a rarity. Here's a guide to visiting Japan's royal residence....
13:00 2019-07-01

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm tracks: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning.        ...
15:00 2019-07-13

Superhuman, Silicon Valley's Hottest Email App, Kills Location Tracking After Privacy Backlash Email startup Superhuman ruffled some feathers this week thanks to a viral blog post by former Twitter vice president of design Mike Davidson detailing how one of the $30 a month service’s core features was actually a run-of-the-mill privacy-violating tracking pixel that transmits information about ...
04:39 2019-07-04

Fitbit Versa 2 review: Buy it for its outstanding sleep and health tracking, not for its limited smartwatch functionality Fitbit saw solid success with last year's Versa, but stumbled a bit with the Versa Lite. The Versa 2 improves on the original in every area and is worth consideration at $200 if you are looking for a 24/7 activity tracker in a watch form factor....
22:00 2019-09-13

Warriors' Steph Curry wants to play in 2020 Olympics, opens up about Kevin Durant's departure Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he "definitely" wants to play in the 2020 Olympics. He also discussed Kevin Durant's departure.       ...
01:13 2019-09-19

Former Rio de Janeiro governor tells judge he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games....
04:13 2019-07-05

AMD vs Intel: which chipmaker does processors better? Although the battle between Coffee Lake Refresh and AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation is still raging on, the war between Ryzen 3rd Generation, Ice Lake and Sunny Cove is about to begin. It’s also time for us to dive into the perennial deathmatch: AMD vs Intel. And, right now AMD is on top, selling tw...
05:39 2019-06-09

Intel reveals first AI chips Intel has unveiled two new CPUs designed for large computing centers which will be the chipmaker's first to utilize artificial intelligence (AI).The two chips are the company's first offerings from its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NPP) line and one will be used to train AI systems whi...
23:26 2019-08-21

IOC recommends boxing keeps its place in Tokyo but not under AIBA Boxing should keep its place at next year's Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport's amateur version, should be suspended, the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) executive board recommended on Wednesday....
20:39 2019-05-22

IOC ‘very satisfied’ with Tokyo 2020 preparations, say organisers • More than 7.5 million people in Japan register for tickets• Concerns remain about heat, cost overruns and accommodationDespite concerns about extreme heat, ballooning costs and accommodation shortages, organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics are resolutely upbeat with one year to go ...
08:52 2019-07-24

The Boy Band Anime That's Drawing Crowds In Tokyo Originally based on a smartphone game, Idolish 7 follows the adventures of a young woman who manages a boy band. Last week, a series of posters and digital ads went up in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro Station and fans came out in droves....
16:26 2019-07-09

This A Cappella Dub of Tokyo Drift Is a Thing of Beauty and Wonder Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is the best Fast and Furious movie. I will not be taking questions at this time. Any piece of follow-up tribute anyone makes to it will be met with swift and immediate appreciation. The latest? This a cappella dub of the first drift race....
19:52 2019-07-18

How Tokyo's suburban housing became vast ghettoes for the old They have no lifts, shops or medical services – yet they are home to mostly poor, elderly people. Guardian Cities and the Waseda Chronicle investigate Tokyo’s massive ‘homes for solitary death’Kazuyoshi Otsuka didn’t talk to his neighbours much. They knew he worked for the Shochiku movie studio, whe...
14:26 2019-06-11

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-100年に一度の震災に備える東京Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody of the children’s song Yuyake Koyake chimes acros...
14:13 2019-06-12

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo with Paris also in mind With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain's double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thinking ahead....
04:00 2019-07-25

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard final."...
00:13 2019-07-19

Small is beautiful in Tokyo's Golden Gai – in pictures Nearly 300 bars and restaurants are squeezed into an area about the size of half a football pitch in the Golden Gai area of Tokyo. Everything is smaller and narrower in this warren of shacks, a sliver of old Tokyo in a modern metropolis Continue reading......
14:39 2019-08-12

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only — began learning if they landed tickets. The answer is going to be overwhelmingly — no. The same will be true fo...
04:52 2019-06-20

One of the Tokyo Drift Ford Mustangs Is for Sale, but It Has a V8 Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is a fine movie, made better by the fact that a Nissan Skyline GT-R straight-six engine gets stuffed into a 1967 Ford Mustang near the end. One of the Mustangs from the movie is for sale, fully restored and clean as can be, but it’s lacking that very thing—the RB26. Ins...
23:52 2019-05-31

What's next: Pan Am Games athletes ponder Tokyo 2020 From facing elite competition to hanging out at the athletes' village, the 2019 Pan American Games was a vital experience for those hoping to shine in sport's biggest stage, the Olympics....
09:26 2019-08-14

Prepare for a Summer Showdown Between Trump and Tokyo President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shared a convivial atmosphere over the weekend, but tensions over agricultural trade are expected to unfold this summer....
15:26 2019-05-28

FC Tokyo beats Shimizu 2-0 to stay top of J-League Kotaro Omori and Kensuke Nagai scored first-half goals as FC Tokyo beat Shimizu S-Pulse 2-0 to stay first in the J-League       ...
16:26 2019-07-20

8 chefs reveal their favorite places to eat in Tokyo Yelp/ con. c INSIDER asked eight chefs about their favorite places to eat in Tokyo, Japan. Many chefs chose sushi-centric eateries or places known for serving up delicious tempura. Some chefs suggested fast-food chains and Michelin-star eateries. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Boasti...
00:52 2019-07-02

Jeremy Kyle show death: Guest Steve Dymond died in suspected suicide 'over repercussions of the show' A Jeremy Kyle Show guest was found dead in his rented room in a suspected suicide after "growing concerned about the repercussions of the show", an inquest has heard....
16:00 2019-05-22

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport The Berrics Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, Hawk not only impacted the sport with his tricks, but also with his business endeavors. Hawk spoke to Business Insider about skateboarding coming to...
05:26 2019-08-14

Toyota To Roll Out 100 Fuel Cell Buses To Shuttle Visitors During Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power - technology so far......
16:39 2019-09-18

Intel announces major 5G IP auction After announcing that it will exit the 5G modem market back in April, Intel has put its IP related to cellular wireless connectivity up for auction as the chipmaker looks to unload around 8,500 assets from its massive portfolio.Although the company supplied 4G modem chips for Apple's iPhone for...
23:39 2019-07-01

Intel and Qualcomm lobby against Huawei ban While coverage surrounding the US government's Huawei ban has focused primarily on how the Chinese tech giant will be affected, it's worth remembering that the company's US suppliers also stand to lose a great deal of money in the fallout of President Trump's executive order. ...
06:26 2019-06-17

Intel to optimize its platforms for SAP applications As part of a multi-year partnership, Intel will optimize platforms like the Xeon Scalable processor and Optane DC persistent memory for SAP’s enterprise applications, including SAP S/4HANA....
03:13 2019-07-19

The best motherboard 2019: the top Intel and AMD motherboards we've seen When you’re setting out to build the best PC you can afford, you’ll want to make sure to get the best motherboard possible. Motherboards may not be as exciting as the best graphics cards or processors, but that shouldn’t matter. Your motherboard serves as the backbone of your PC...
01:52 2019-06-18

BH90210 Season 2 Would Be a "Show Within a Show" We're barely a week into BH90210 and yet we already know what the future of the show could look like. Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth sat down with E! News' Erin Lim to talk about......
01:52 2019-08-15

Step aboard the USS Jason Dunham, one of the versatile destroyers the Navy uses to do everything from nabbing pirates to tracking Russian warships US Navy/Mass Comm Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Clay The destroyer USS Jason Dunham is one the Navy's newest warships, commissioned at the end of 2010. It's also one of the Navy's most versatile ships, capable of defending against airplanes, ships and submarines. Visit Business Insider's homepage f...
12:39 2019-07-06

New Polar 'fitness watch' touts stellar battery life and cutting-edge health tracking features Some people use their smartwatches essentially as wrist-worn extensions of their smartphones. Others buy super-affordable wearable devices to count steps, monitor their sleep (with a relatively low degree of accuracy), and keep general track of casual sporting activities. Finally, you have your prof...
18:39 2019-06-27

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
14:13 2019-06-12

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic Medalists at next year's Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled plastic waste collected from local households or the ocean, Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Tuesday....
10:13 2019-06-11

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream Tiger Woods is setting his sights on next year's Olympic games, driven on by the knowledge that he may not get many more chances to add a gold medal to his bulging trophy cabinet....
16:39 2019-06-12

Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid Had the creators of the underground skyscraper had their way, the Japanese capital might have looked very different indeedProtected by cylindrical walls of reinforced concrete, the steel and glass “depthscrapers” extend hundreds of metres underground. Only a single floor of each inverted 35-storey s...
08:26 2019-06-12

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in December....
12:39 2019-07-03

Enormous Flight Simulator Installed In Tokyo Hotel If you like airplanes, then this is the hotel for you. The Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu, which is connected to Terminal 2 of Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, will offer a room outfitted with a full-sized flight simulator. Fittingly, it’s called the “Superior Cockpit Room.”Read more......
14:00 2019-07-10

The curse of Masakado: why Tokyo is still haunted by a malevolent ghost The tale of the ‘first samurai’ whose severed head still terrorises Tokyoites today is the story of the city itselfA Tokyo bank once opened an account in the name of a man who had been dead for 1,000 years.The bank was a branch of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (now part of MUFG, the largest bank in Japan), w...
13:13 2019-06-10

Tokyo shares end at 4-1/2-month high, energy sector up Japan's Nikkei share average inched up to a 4-1/2-month closing high on Tuesday, as soaring oil prices triggered by attacks on Saudi crude facilities boosted oil and gas-related companies....
11:52 2019-09-17

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potential visitors to the games that the substance is against the law in Japan. Toshiro Muto of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee says at least one membe...
12:00 2019-06-11

Ghosn's fight to prove innocence begins in Tokyo Pre-trial hearings began in Tokyo against Carlos Ghosn over allegations ranging from falsifying financial records to redirecting company money into his own accounts....
12:39 2019-05-23

IOC hopes to remain relevant with Tokyo's 'urban festival' The International Olympic Committee (IOC) hopes that Tokyo 2020’s "urban festival", which will offer fans the chance to try out Olympic sports, will help the governing body remain relevant and increase long-term youth engagement with the Games....
12:26 2019-09-11

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lost $32m (£25m) in the latest apparent hack on volatile virtual monies.Remixpoint, which runs the Bitpoint Japan exchange, discovered that about ¥3.5bn ...
15:13 2019-07-12

Saudi Aramco reportedly favors Tokyo for its overseas IPO Aramco's IPO will take place over two stages: A flotation on the Saudi stock exchange later this year, and an international listing in 2020 or 2021, The Wall Street Journal reported....
13:52 2019-08-30

The Latest: Trump to address business leaders in Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan (all times local): 5:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is heading to a dinner with business leaders at the U.S. ambassador’s residence in Tokyo after a brief airport welcome. Trump and first lady Melania Trump were gre...
11:01 2019-05-25

| Schoeman, Schoenmaker fly SA flag at Tokyo World Cup stop New world championship silver medalist Tatjana Schoenmaker will be flying the SA flag at the opening leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup taking place in Tokyo....
13:39 2019-08-01

Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - Bach "A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday."...
00:39 2019-07-25

IOC lifts ban on Kuwait ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games Kuwaiti athletes will compete at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics under their country's flag after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday lifted its suspension of the nations after almost four years....
20:39 2019-07-05

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. -- and that he hopes a future trade agreement will rebalance the situation....
21:52 2019-05-25

Trump and Abe’s ‘Unshakable Bond’ Shows Some Cracks in Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was “completely on the same page” with President Trump on North Korea and trade, but the president made it clear that being in lock step with him is a precarious position....
14:52 2019-05-27

Paralympics chief wants Tokyo 2020 to help change perceptions Andrew Parsons, president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), hopes Tokyo 2020 will spark a change in perceptions of people with disabilities in Japan....
04:26 2019-08-23

Visit Real-World Anime Locations In Tokyo What if watching anime isn’t enough? What if you want to experience more? Well, in Tokyo, you can visit the real-world spots brought to life in some of your favorite anime....
15:52 2019-07-04

Apple To Open Largest Store In Tokyo On September 7 Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is all set to open its newest and largest store in the heart of the Marunouchi business district in Japan on Saturday....
10:00 2019-09-05

| Commuter chaos after powerful typhoon hits Tokyo A powerful typhoon that battered Tokyo overnight with ferocious winds and driving rain caused commuter chaos with trains halted and more than 100 flights cancelled....
16:52 2019-09-09

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo 2020 with Paris also in mind "With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain\u0027s double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thinking ahead."...
00:39 2019-07-25

Schoolgirls for sale: why Tokyo struggles to stop the 'JK business' The persistent practice of paying underage girls for sex-related services, known in Japan as the ‘JK’ business, has seen charities step in where police have come up shortOn a humid Wednesday night the streets of Kabukicho, Tokyo’s most famous red light district, hum with people. Some are tourists, h...
10:13 2019-06-15

The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global economy....
18:39 2019-07-31

GB qualify for women’s football tournament at Tokyo 2020 "Great Britain has qualified for a place in the women’s football tournament at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo after France were sunk by the USA on Friday."...
16:13 2019-06-29

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo "Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal."...
19:26 2019-05-21

How to Overclock Your System With Intel's New One-Button Utility Windows: Intel made it a lot easier to overclock your CPU—pushing it past its default clock speeds to make it even faster, at the risk of potentially frying your chip. There’s just one big caveat: You’re going to need one of six supported 9th-generation CPUs (all in the Coffee Lake family) in order...
15:26 2019-06-20

IRS Wins Again in Closely Watched Intel Tax Case A federal appeals court upheld tax regulations on certain cross-border cost-sharing agreements within corporations, delivering a victory for the Internal Revenue Service over Intel Corp. in a case closely watched by tech companies....
21:00 2019-06-07

Intel will tease 10-nm Ice Lake processor in Taiwan Intel said it will show a number of new products, including its 10-nanometer mobile processor code-named Ice Lake. It will also show a desktop gaming chip.Read More...
05:00 2019-05-27

Are Intel Apollo Lake processors already dying? Update: Intel has been in contact to say that the original Product Change Notification (PCN) it released had incorrect information, and it has since released a new PCN.According to Intel, "There are no changes to the B-1 Stepping of the Intel Celeron N3350, J3355, J3455 Processors and Intel Pentium ...
00:26 2019-09-12

Apple's 5G iPhones could end up using Intel-designed modems After Apple and Qualcomm’s long-lasting feud finally settled, Intel decided to abandon its modem business as it had lost the hopes of producing 5G tech for future iPhones.However, now an article from the Wall Street Journal claims that the Cupertino tech giant is “in advanced talks...
08:26 2019-07-23

Intel's Project Athena laptops can sense when you're near We've heard Intel talk up its Project Athena program to provide long-lasting, high-spec laptops for months now, and the company finally shared the specifications a few weeks ago. Here at Computex, we're getting our first look at the initial sla......
14:26 2019-05-30

Intel's 10th Generation Is Confusing as Hell Today Intel announced its new lineup of 10th generation U- and Y-series CPUs. Wait. Didn’t Intel already announce its new lineup of 10th generation U- and Y-series CPUs in May? Yes, it did. But it also announced a second lineup of 10th generation of U- and Y-series CPUs today, and you are totally w...
17:26 2019-08-21

The Morning After: AMD, NVIDIA and Intel do battle at Computex Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. While those in the US mark Memorial Day, Computex 2019 is in full swing with hardware from Intel, AMD, ARM and NVIDIA setting new performance and efficiency benchmarks for laptops and phones headed our way later......
22:26 2019-05-27

'Nearly all' Intel chips have major security flaw Researchers have warned thatr Intel hardware may have another major security vulnerability, potentially putting millions of devices around the world at risk.The security team at Bitdefender claim that "every machine" that uses an Intel processor and that runs Windows, Linux or FreeBSD is impacted by...
16:13 2019-08-08

Intel admits it won’t catch up with AMD’s 7nm chips until 2021 Intel has explained how it struggled to bring 10-nanometer processors to market, while also admitting that we won’t see its 7nm chips until 2021.Meanwhile, its competitor AMD has recently released 7nm chips (such as the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X). Intel’s first mainstream octa-core CPU&#x...
16:13 2019-07-18

Intel and AMD announce new CPUs at Computex 2019 Intel and AMD presented new processors that will make their way into upcoming computers. Karen Roby and James Sanders discuss the next generation of CPUs....
03:52 2019-05-29

Trump’s Intel Vacancies Put Americans in Danger Sue Gordon's departure is the latest sign that US national security might be stretching its leaders too thin—and risks putting the wrong people into roles that American lives depend upon....
18:00 2019-08-09

Dunford: Intel indicated Iran was mounting a ‘campaign’ against US IRAN THREAT EXPLAINED: Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford revealed yesterday that he was the driving force behind the recent U.S. deployments to the Persian Gulf region, which he recommended after reviewing intelligence that indicated an ominous pattern in Iranian actions....
16:01 2019-05-30

Qualcomm and Intel want the US government to reconsider its Huawei ban While some of Huawei's biggest US-based business partners, including Google, Qualcomm, and Intel, have been quick to confirm every intention to comply with any and all restrictions imposed by the Trump administration, it seems these same companies are trying to convince the powers that be that a ban...
13:13 2019-06-17

Intel's cascade of data centre riches Customers will need to spend time matching Intel's new Cascade Lake processors to applications, and working out how best to deploy Optane DC memory, but there are real performance benefits to be had....
15:52 2019-06-17

Intel unveils its first 10th-gen laptop CPUs Intel gave us the broad strokes of its 10th-generation "Ice Lake" notebook CPUs at Computex a few months ago, but now the company is finally ready to give us more details. You can expect 11 new processors at first, ranging from a lowly dual-......
17:13 2019-08-01

Apple clearly wants Intel’s 5G modem business, but for an odd reason A deal between Apple and Intel for the latter's 5G modem work is almost a given, but the likely reason for the billion-dollar deal is surprising.Read More...
18:13 2019-07-23

Intel's Core i9-9900KS CPU can run all eight cores at 5GHz It wouldn't be Computex if Intel didn't have some sort of geek-friendly CPU reveals. This time around, it's the Core i9-9900KS, a "special edition" upgrade of its flagship 9900K. The biggest improvement? It'll be able to reach 5GHz boost speeds acros......
18:13 2019-05-26

AMD could struggle to compete with Intel when it comes to laptop processors AMD has been bringing the heat to its long-term rival Intel recently, with its latest Ryzen 3000 series of processors beating Intel’s offerings when it comes to price, performance and power consumption – but there’s one area where Intel could remain dominant: laptop processors.R...
13:00 2019-07-22

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at the Special Edition of The London Photograph Fair Continue reading......
15:00 2019-05-21

Test marathon gives Tokyo a taste of what to expect at 2020 Games Tokyo held a marathon on Sunday as a test case for whether organizers, athletes, and spectators can cope with sweltering temperatures expected during next year's Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games....
17:13 2019-09-15

Tokyo paralympics marathon to start earlier due to heat fears The marathon race at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will start 30 minutes earlier than originally scheduled, as part of the organizers' efforts to tackle the heat threat to athletes and fans in the Japanese capital....
18:00 2019-08-13

McBean named Canada's chef de mission for Tokyo Games Former Olympic rowing champion Marnie McBean has been named Canada's chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee said on Monday....
20:26 2019-07-01

Pack of rats descend on Tokyo convenience store – video A convenience store in Tokyo has been forced to shut after rats were filmed scampering down the walls, along shelves and across aisles. Video clips posted on social media appear to show at least six of the rodents, with some descending from refrigerated display racks. The company that owns the conve...
17:26 2019-08-08

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened to him in Pyongyang....
06:52 2019-07-05

Tokyo: Typhoon Faxai leaves one dead, dozens injured The strongest winds in years wreaked havoc on Japan's notoriously busy rush hour commute as flights were cancelled and train lines closed. More than 900,000 homes lost power....
14:52 2019-09-09

Tokyo-Vegas investment chief gets 50 years in Ponzi scheme LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former head of a Tokyo and Las Vegas investment firm has been sentenced to 50 years in a U.S. prison for bilking thousands of Japanese victims in what prosecutors called a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme. Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro dismissed as offensive Ed...
21:26 2019-05-23

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
11:39 2019-06-05

17,000 Passengers Stranded At Tokyo's Narita Airport Due To Typhoon Faxai Around 17,000 passengers were stranded overnight at Tokyo's Narita Airport, an official said on Tuesday, after it took a direct hit from a powerful typhoon that caused transport chaos throughout the......
12:13 2019-09-10

Cucumber crisis after Tokyo hit by cloudiest spell since records began Unseasonable weather has blighted agriculture across Japan, as well as sales of summer clothes Tokyo’s cloudiest few weeks in nearly 60 years has cast a shadow over the capital’s vegetable markets, forcing up the prices of some by 70%.Japan has been hit by unseasonably cloudy weather and cool temper...
08:52 2019-07-17

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
15:13 2019-06-11

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illustrations; I also like to make things. During my childhood I lived in Fukagawa, a downtown area of T...
15:00 2019-06-14

Jacinda Ardern confuses Japan for China during Tokyo trip New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has just kicked off her first official trip to Japan as leader. Unfortunately for her, she appeared to confuse it for China on arrival....
10:52 2019-09-19

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor Yumi Ishikawa’s petition against being forced to wear high heels at the office went viral around the world, the responses ranged from solidarity – with...
10:26 2019-06-13

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump....
15:52 2019-05-25

Tokyo cancels flights, trains ahead of Typhoon Faxai Japan braced for Typhoon Faxai on Sunday cancelling trains and flights in Tokyo with destructive winds of up to 216 kph (134 mph) and heavy rain expected to hit the region overnight, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency....
07:39 2019-09-08

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, briefly halted nearby bullet trains, but did not dera...
17:00 2019-05-25

Tokyo's tipping point: is the impenetrable city finally opening up? As Japan’s capital welcomes immigrants and prepares to host the Olympics, 2019 could be the year the world’s largest megalopolis goes truly globalRead this article in Japanese/この記事を日本語で読むOn a warm May evening in the narrow alleys of Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) next to the Kabukicho district of Toky...
16:52 2019-06-10

Tokyo shares touch 4-mth highs, oil & gas sector up on soaring crude Japan's Nikkei share average edged up to a four-month high on Tuesday, as soaring oil prices triggered by attacks on Saudi oil facilities boosted oil and gas-related companies....
06:26 2019-09-17

One Killed, 30 Injured As Train, Truck Collide Near Japan's Tokyo One person was killed and around 30 people injured on Thursday, authorities said, when an express train and a truck collided on a busy line connecting Tokyo and Yokohama....
10:00 2019-09-05

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn holding news conference in Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn plans a news conference later Friday that would be his first since he was arrested in November on financial misconduct allegations. He had scheduled a news conference in April during a previous release from detention, but he was rearrested instead and...
12:00 2019-06-28

2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo's crisis-ridden preparations With just one year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics, host city Tokyo would like you to believe that preparations are going according to plan. However, a number of crises are causing headaches for the organizers....
18:26 2019-07-22

IOC proposes Tokyo 2020 Games boxing plan without AIBA The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday thrashed out the plan for the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics as it looks to run them without the suspended international boxing federation AIBA....
01:26 2019-06-20

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
04:26 2019-05-26

Watch the trailer for Ghostwire: Tokyo — the latest from Evil Within studio The studio that made The Evil Within is back with something completley new. It's called Ghostwire: Tokyo, and it looks like a paranormal ninja adventure.Read More...
07:39 2019-06-10

Apple in 'advanced' discussions to buy Intel's modem division After months of rumors, Intel is reportedly close to finding a buyer for its phone modem division... and it won't surprise you to hear who the candidate is. Wall Street Journal tipsters claim Apple is in "advanced talks" to buy the modem chip outfit......
02:13 2019-07-23

Intel launches first artificial intelligence chip Springhill Intel Corp on Tuesday launched its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centres....
17:26 2019-08-20

Apple's pursuit of Intel's modem business is all about 'doubling down' on 5G If Apple ultimately buys Intel's modem business, it gives the iPhone maker greater control over the guts of the device as it gears up for the 5G wave....
00:52 2019-07-24

Intel takes on Google and Amazon with 2 new AI-focused chips Intel has unveiled two new processors as part of its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) lineup with an aim to accelerate training and inferences drawn from artificial intelligence (AI) models. Dubbed Spring Crest and Spring Hill, the company showcased the AI-focused chips for the first time on T...
13:00 2019-08-21

Smarter, faster, more efficient – Intel Ice Lake is finally here Back at Computex 2019, Intel gave us our first real look at Ice Lake. A platform designed for the next generation of mobile computing, it would use AI to boost productivity. And, finally Intel has detailed exactly what to expect from Ice Lake. Now, these processors are mobile chips, so you won&...
16:52 2019-08-01

Intel Ice Lake performance leaks out – showing up AMD Ryzen Intel Ice Lake performance has appeared in a leaked PassMark result, showing faster performance than the AMD Ryzen 5 3500U, despite Team Red's chip having a higher base clock speed. This follows another leaked benchmark, which appeared back in May in Geekbench. This one via PassMark, ...
18:39 2019-06-19

Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip Springhill Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centers....
02:39 2019-08-21

Here’s Why Apple Just Spent $1 Billion to Buy Intel’s Modem Business Apple is buying Intel’s struggling cellular modem unit, bringing on key engineering talent and patents that will allow the technology giant to more quickly develop crucial components to connect its devices to the mobile internet. The deal is valued at $1 billion, Intel said in an announcement ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Lenovo, Intel Announce Multi-Year Collaboration on HPC and AI Intel and Lenovo on Monday announced a multi-year collaboration to accelerate convergence of high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI)....
14:26 2019-08-06

Intel is bringing facial recognition to Toky 2020 Intel has revealed it will be rolling out a large-scale facial recognition technology system at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.The tech giant has unveiled details of its work with NEC that will see the latter's NeoFace technology deployed across the Japanese capital in time for next ...
13:39 2019-09-11

Intel powers one of world’s fastest academic supercomputers Intel, the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), the National Science Foundation (NSF), Dell Technologies and other science and technology partners have unveiled the 5th most powerful supercomputer in the world, Frontera.The new supercomputer is bas...
00:52 2019-09-04

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 gets big upgrade with Intel Ice Lake 10nm processors The Dell XPS 13 is – in our opinion – the best laptop in the world right now, and it’s now even better, with Dell upgrading its flagship 2-in-1 laptop with the latest 10 nanometer Intel Ice Lake processors.The new processors will bring a significant power boost to the Dell XPS 1...
16:13 2019-08-08

Intel Ice Lake release date, news and features Intel Ice Lake is the herald the computing world has been waiting for – finally something we haven't seen before from Intel. These laptop processors are the first 10nm processors we've seen Intel put out in the mainstream – officially beating Intel Cannon Lake to the punch.In...
21:39 2019-08-01

Are Intel’s 10nm Ice Lake CPUs worth the wait? Welcome to the latest episode of Upscaled, our explainer show where we look at the parts that make our favorite tech faster. In this episode we're testing Intel's 10th gen, 10nm CPUs. Smaller transistors are one of the ways companies can speed up......
19:13 2019-08-01

AMD's New GPUs and CPUs Keep the Pressure on the Intel and Nvidia Competition E3 hasn’t been just for games for a while. While the video games are certainly the focus, companies like AMD are reminding us that what we play on is sometimes crucial to what we play. Today the company announced a whole line of CPUs and GPUs intended to make gaming better, and the thing they all ha...
04:39 2019-06-11

Project Athena gets its own version of the 'Intel Inside' badge Intel teased Project Athena at CES at the start of this year, then in May the company revealed what the program really hopes to achieve: super long battery life, fast charging and 5G all packaged neatly into ultra slim, lightweight devices aimed at t......
22:39 2019-08-08

We Tested Intel's Ice Lake i7 CPU, and It Packs a Pleasant Surprise Intel’s Ice Lake processors aren’t on the market just yet, but after five years of teasing and delays, Intel put the upcoming 10nm CPUs in the hands of journalists last week. The company claims this generation of processors will help redefine “what’s possible in a thin and light laptop”—specifically...
16:39 2019-08-01

Intel reveals 10th Gen Core lineup for laptops and 2-in-1s Intel today officially launched its 10th Gen Core lineup for laptops and 2-in-1s. Machines featuring them will ship ahead of the holiday season.Read More...
16:26 2019-08-01

Intel Xe graphics card won’t be a $200 Nvidia GeForce RTX killer A recent interview with Raja Koduri, senior vice president of architecture at Intel, caused a flurry of excitement when it seemed he was suggesting that the Intel Xe graphics card could take on Nvidia and AMD with a super-competitive $200 price tag – but it has since been confirmed by Intel t...
11:39 2019-08-05

Top Intel official indicates Congress will be apprised of Barr review SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The country’s No. 2 intelligence official indicated Tuesday that the clandestine community would comply with congressional requests to inform lawmakers about the extent of Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign. ...
00:00 2019-06-05

Researchers use Intel SGX to put malware beyond the reach of antivirus software Intel Skylake die shot, built using the 14nm process. (credit: Intel) Researchers have found a way to run malicious code on systems with Intel processors in such a way that the malware can't be analyzed or identified by antivirus software, using the processor's own features to protect the bad code...
15:00 2019-05-21

The Morning After: Intel's better idea for a dual-screen laptop Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Remember the iPod touch? We finally have some evidence that Apple does, and, of course, there's a new dual-screen laptop concept to investigate at Computex. Also, some astronomers have questions about SpaceX's S......
18:00 2019-05-29

Best Intel processors 2019: the best CPUs from Team Blue The best Intel processor is a fine way to get a sweet new gaming PC up and running if you're looking to choose among the best processors to buy. And, while the debate between AMD and Intel is always raging, we went ahead and gathered up the best Intel processors, tested them and created this li...
06:13 2019-05-23

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. “The Department of Justice has accepted our offer ...
15:39 2019-05-22

Intel 18-core Cascade Lake-X leak gives us a glimpse of the CPU’s might Intel’s 18-core Cascade Lake-X flagship has been spotted again, or at least a benchmark of a processor (CPU) which appears to be the incoming Core i9-10980XE has appeared online.As highlighted by @momomo_us on Twitter, the Geekbench 4 result shows an 18-core (36-thread), high-end desktop CPU ...
22:52 2019-09-20

Intel's 2-in-1 prototype proves it has big plans for dual-screen PCs Intel surprised us last Computex with unique dual-screen prototypes like its Tiger Rapids device with an e-ink screen. This year, the company had even more concepts to show off at its technology open house. It showcased laptops from its Project......
18:00 2019-05-29

Intel's 10th-gen Core CPUs will let you game on ultraportables It was just about a month ago that Intel showed off its powerful new 9th-gen laptop CPUs, but now it's finally ready to talk about its upcoming "Ice Lake" 10nm chips. For one, they're officially known as 10th-gen Core. And they won't be taking much l......
15:52 2019-05-28

Intel's 10nm 'Ice Lake' CPUs can actually run games well in 1080p In December, Intel promised that its upcoming 10nm laptop CPUs will feature integrated graphics with over a teraflop worth of computing power. Ahead of its Computex keynote later this week, the company gave us a better sense of what that improvement......
18:13 2019-05-26

Dell Launches New XPS 13 2-in-1 With 10th Gen Intel Core Processors New Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 and XPS 15 price in the US start at $999.99 (roughly Rs. 69,600), while the Inspiron 13 5000 and Inspiron 15 7000 start at $579.99 (roughly Rs. 40,400)....
11:00 2019-05-28

It's Been Five Years, But Intel's Most Hotly Anticipated CPU Is Finally Coming In a briefing a couple of years ago, a representative for a major laptop maker sat across from me with a huge grin on his face. He had a special mock-up in his bag, and he wanted to show it off. It was a super thin Windows 10 laptop—no fans required, and maybe only 10mm thick. According to the rep, ...
19:01 2019-05-28

Watch Intel's Computex 2019 keynote in 11 minutes! It's the battle of the chip makers here at Computex 2019 and in addition to companies like NVIDIA, AMD, ARM and Qualcomm, Intel had a slew of new products to unveil. It showed off 11 new 10nm Ice Lake SKUs and shared specification details for t......
15:52 2019-05-28

Outcry over summoning of French journalists by intel agency PARIS (AP) — Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders is urging French authorities to explain why the country’s intelligence agency summoned eight journalists working on sensitive stories. Secretary-general Christophe Deloire says the watchdog fears “an attempt to intimidate the jo...
14:39 2019-05-24

Trump moves to escalate investigation of intel agencies WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is stepping up his effort “to investigate the investigators.” He directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi...
10:26 2019-05-24

Tokyo 2020 medals unveiled with one year until Olympic Games – video The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled today with exactly one year to go until next year's Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed by Junichi Kawanishi, was the main attraction of an extravagant ceremony, which was attended by International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach a...
15:13 2019-07-24

Tokyo 2020: U-turn as hotels agree to wheelchair rooms for Paralympics Promise by Japan that rooms will stay accessible as Paralympics legacy follows Guardian revelation that hotels wanted payment for conversionsThe Japanese government has promised that all hotel rooms that are converted to make them accessible for wheelchair visitors to the 2020 Paralympics will now r...
16:52 2019-06-10

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), an all-electric vehicle it designed especially for next summ......
22:13 2019-07-18

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
23:39 2019-06-01

Donald Trump presents trophy at Tokyo sumo wrestling event MOBARA, Japan — President Donald Trump presented a special Trump trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo on Sunday as he got a taste of one of Japan’s most treasured cultural institutions. The honor given to Trump was part of a charm offensive Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cont...
12:00 2019-05-26