Dutch telephone outage takes out nation's emergency number

Dutch telephone outage takes out nation's emergency number

Mon, Jun 24, 2019 - 4:13 pm

A major telephone outage hit the Netherlands on Monday, taking down the country's emergency number and leaving many businesses and municipalities unreachable by phone.

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Querying big data just got universal

Querying big data just got universal

Mon, Jun 24, 2019 - 2:34 pm

To solve one of the key obstacles in big-data science, KAUST researchers have created a framework for searching very large datasets that runs easily on different computing architectures. Their achievement allows researchers to concentrate on advancing the search engine, or query engine, itself rather than on painstakingly coding for specific computing platforms.

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A wearable vibration sensor for accurate voice recognition

A wearable vibration sensor for accurate voice recognition

Mon, Jun 24, 2019 - 2:27 pm

A voice-recognition feature can be easily found on mobile phones these days. Oftentimes, we experience an incident where a speech recognition application is activated in the middle of a meeting or a conversation in the office. Sometimes, it is not activated at all regardless of numbers of times we call out the application. It is because a mobile phone uses a microphone which detects sound pressure to recognize voice, and it is easily affected by surrounding noise and other obstacles.

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Why YouTube's kid issues are so serious

Why YouTube's kid issues are so serious

Mon, Jun 24, 2019 - 2:26 pm

To understand just how severe YouTube's kids problem is, take a look at the popularity charts.

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Bitcoin surges above $11,000 thanks to Facebook's currency plans

Bitcoin surges above $11,000 thanks to Facebook's currency plans

Mon, Jun 24, 2019 - 2:20 pm

Bitcoin surged to a near 16-month high above $11,000 Monday, overshadowing showings across stock, foreign exchange and commodity markets, with investors looking ahead to the week's G20 summit.

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Slurpees incoming! 7-Eleven begins delivery in public spaces

Slurpees incoming! 7-Eleven begins delivery in public spaces

Mon, Jun 24, 2019 - 2:18 pm

Craving a Slurpee from 7-Eleven but you're stuck in the park?

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