Watch: SpaceX sticks another great landing

Watch: SpaceX sticks another great landing

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF SpaceX’s re-useable rockets have helped revolutionise and lower the cost of space exploration, and the Falcon 9 just stuck another landing   SpaceX, whose larger reusable Falcon Heavy rockets will one day take colonists to Mars, successfully landed a Falcon 9 rocket for the eleventh...

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Some of the biggest names in A&R are using AI to pick future stars

Some of the biggest names in A&R are using AI to pick future stars

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI’s list of tricks and new skills know no bounds and now it’s increasingly being used by the A&R industry to filter out the winners from the losers.   $100 million. That’s the value, that Music XRay, a 21st century A&R company that uses Artificial Intelligence...

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Hackers have found a new way to hack Samsung’s iris security system

Hackers have found a new way to hack Samsung’s iris security system

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Biometric security systems are awesome, until they’re hacked, and increasingly companies and individuals are finding that their latest and greatest biometric security systems are easier to hack than the password systems they replaced   Criminals know you love taking selfies, and they love your selfies...

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Terrorists are using ‘Photo morph’ fraud to circumvent border security

Terrorists are using ‘Photo morph’ fraud to circumvent border security

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As companies race to create new biometric security systems, criminals are busy finding new ways to beat them and the Photo Morph is the latest example.   Biometric systems, like the ones being rolled out in the airports in Australia,  were supposed to be the...

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China brings the world’s largest floating solar power plant online

China brings the world’s largest floating solar power plant online

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Solar power is on an unstoppable roll and with companies bringing new capacity online every minute of every day the future of the technology looks bright   Late last week, workers switched on a solar energy plant that’s capable of producing 40 megawatts of power...

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