McDonald’s will use AI to automatically tweak drive-thru menus

Fast Food giant McDonald’s announced this week that it intends to buy the Apprent business to automate its auto order service. Founded in 2017, this start-up company is developing a…

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Human organs can be stored for three times as long in major breakthrough for transplants

A cooling technique at temperatures below 0°C., but without freezing, makes it possible to triple the viability time of an organ between its removal and its transplantation. The method, tested…

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Save koalas from starvation by changing their diet

Modifying the microbiome of koalas threatened by the disappearance of their natural habitat could save the species, according to Australian researchers. The fluctuating population of koalas at Cape Otway, Victoria,…

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Subcontractors from Microsoft have listened to conversations recorded by Xbox One

Microsoft outsourcers committed to improving the console’s voice analytics capabilities have been listening to private user conversations for five years, a Motherboard survey found. Confidential sources cited in the survey…

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Ransomware attacks sweep into US cities

Computer systems in 22 small towns in Texas have been paralyzed for almost a week following a coordinated ransomware attack. A situation that is becoming increasingly common in the United…

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