Walmart now using Self-driving cars for deliveries.
Walmart has partnered with the self-driving startup Nuro to test autonomous grocery delivery in Huston. The autonomous delivery service will involve R2, Nuro’s custom-built delivery vehicle that carries products only, with no on-board drivers or passengers, as well as autonomous Toyota Priuses that deliver groceries.
Using Drones to maximize the tests for Covid-19.
Drones are proving to be reliable and cheap means to conduct maximum numbers of Covid-19 tests. Various medical agencies are now turning toward drones for various tasks like delivering groceries, sanitization of large areas.
Fastest Internet speed in the world.
Researchers from Australia break the all-time record of the fastest Internet speed. They have achieved a speed of over 44 terabits per second. For ease of understanding, this speed is enough to fill up about 10 laptops about a second. The researchers were able o achieve this speed without using the lab equipment. They did it using the existing communication lines.
Scientists in Hungary create a new kind of fish by accident.
Hungarian scientists create a new kind of fish, a mix of the Russian sturgeon and the American paddlefish. These fishes are commonly called living fossils as they have been around for a long time without changing much.
Organising remote sessions with your friends on the Internet to Watch movies together.
Nowadays due to Covid-19, people have to maintain social distance. There are quite a few websites that allow you to watch TV shows and movies together. The www.watch2gether.com is the most commonly used website that allows to do so.
Three missions in July to launch to Mars.
This July, there are 3 missions to be launched to Mars. It includes NASA’s car sized Perseverance rover. Following NASA, UAE also plans to launch its mission to Mars for the first time on July 14. The aim of these launches is to search for the ancient life forms on Mars and bring back samples for the future.
NASA calls for people’s help.
NASA’s rover on Mars has been sending thousands of images back to Earth. NASA asks people’s help to label these images so that they can use them to train a computer system. This computer system will then be able to recognize the different surfaces on Mars. It will help NASA’s rovers to move around safely.
Internet through balloons.
Alphabet’s Loon project has started its balloon service that would be used to deliver Internet in Kenya. The plan is to use solar powered balloons to beam 4G Internet. It is planning to take 35 balloons to the sky and in eastern Africa.
The Robot that can run its own experiments.
n the University of Liverpool, scientists have created a robot that runs its own experiments. It has finished 700 experiments in eight days and stops only to recharge its batteries. It is about the size of a human and weighs as much as 400 kg and can move on its own.
Artificial Intelligence takes the Global Music Award.
The Australian song which was written by an AI has won a new International music competition. The song, Beautiful the world was one of the 13 other songs in the AI song contest which was hosted by the Dutch radio station VPRO.