23andMe has spent years collecting genetic samples from users, and with their consent they've begun developing pharmaceuticals to treat specific diseases. Their latest collaboration with Spanish pharmaceutical company Almirall could treat some distressing skin conditions.
Untitled Goose Game's developer, House House, will donate 1% of its income to Australia's indigenous people in perpetuity. This long-lasting effort sets a model for giving that other, larger game studios could, and should, follow.
Internet comments frequently descend into toxic hate speech. Could an algorithm that instead focuses on highlighting 'help speech' be the answer? A.I. researchers from Carnegie Mellon University believe it could. Here's what they've developed -- and why they believe it may be so useful.
Several video game companies are currently assisting in relief efforts for Australia during its massive bushfires. Activities range from fundraising through shirts and in-game items to direct donations. We'll let you know the steps you can take to donate to the country during its time of need.
Google has built a 2,000-person strong team of what it calls Inclusion Champions over the last three years to help test out prototypes of new devices and services to ensure that everything the company releases is built from the ground up to address people of all shapes, sizes, and colors.
Indoor gardens may feel like an idea past its prime, but LG thinks our increasing desire to eat healthier might sell this modern take. The garden would attach to and complement your existing LG refrigerator, and have enough space to grow two dozen plants at once, feeding a family of four.
Is technology a hero or a villain? Technology seems like public enemy No. 1 on the streets, but in Las Vegas for CES 2020, entrepreneurs still believe technology has the capacity to improve life, and maybe even fix some of the problems it has caused. Count us among the optimists.
As part of its ongoing sustainability efforts, HP is introducing a new laptop that's unlike any other, as it's made of 80% recycled materials. From the speakers, the keyboard, and more, this is a laptop that will make you love the earth.
The Epilepsy Foundation’s Twitter account was recently bombarded with flashing images designed to trigger a seizure among those with the condition. Twitter this week announced a change to its handling of Animated PNG files aimed at reducing the chances of a similar kind of incident happening again.
The heavy metals used to make modern batteries are an environmental and humanitarian nightmare. IBM is busy developing a novel battery technology which could eliminate the need for such materials altogether in battery production. And it has some impressive performance boosts, too.