Here are today’s Top 5 News & Events from Around the World. Take a look!
Will You Speak To A Tesla Car?
According to the latest reports, Tesla car owners will start chatting with pedestrians without opening their car windows. The EU had earlier ruled that electric cars must make noise for the pedestrians to know it’s approaching them. The same speakers might be used to speak to pedestrians on the road. Link.
UK Dismisses US’s Concerns Over Huawei Security Threat
UK’s top intelligence unit MI5 has dismissed US official’s push against Huawei’s security threat. A US officials delegation was trying to persuade the UK to halt its 5G development with the Huawei equipment. But it seems that the UK government is going to build its 5G infrastructure with Huawei despite the pressure from the US. Link.
Is Civilian Drone Development Under Threat From Trump?
US President Donald Trump might ban the development of civilian drones citing China’s tech involvement. According to FT, the US’s civilian drone tech is mostly developed in China. And it might cause a security risk to the nation. The interior department is going to cancel at least a thousand such drones from entering the US. Link.
Biometric Authentication Coming To Android Devices?
Google is going to add biometric authentication for auto-fill function in Android devices. You might already be using the auto-fill function for the password and payment process. Now with biometric addition, Google is trying to make the process even more secure. Link.
Will Walmart Succeed In Building Automated Warehouse Full Of Robots?
According to reports, Walmart is planning to build a 20,000-square-foot fully automated warehouse. It will house robots that will deliver the grocery. The initiative is to ramp up the in-store fulfillment. Walmart with its grocery picker robot, Alphabot will work hand-in-hand with a human. It will increase the pick up to 800 products per-hour. Link.