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How eVTOLs Could Disrupt The $49B Helicopter Industry -CNBC

 

With an estimated 200 companies working on them, electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles are taking the aviation industry by storm.

How TikTok Could Become a U.S. Company | WSJ

 

TikTok is at a crossroads, as U.S. concerns about its Chinese ownership grow. Some officials have explored the idea of forcing a sale to a U.S. company. WSJ explains the challenges of making that happen.

Will Robots Replace Fast Food Workers? -CNBC

 

This robot named Flippy runs the fry station at a White Castle outside of Chicago. With a mechanical arm and using computer vision technology Flippy can cook everything from french fries and onion rings to cheese sticks.

How Tech Is Betting Big On AI Generated Art -CNBC

 

Silicon Valley is abuzz over a new kind of artificial intelligence — generative AI. It's a somewhat new field that exploded in popularity and attention in recent weeks.

How Joby And Delta Are Making Flying Taxis A Reality -CNBC

 

Advances in battery and electric propulsion technology have enabled entirely new types of aircraft to take to the skies. Startups Joby, Archer, Vertical, Lilium and more are developing eVTOLs, electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft

Self-Driving Tech Companies Aren't Developing Fast Enough | Tech News Briefing Podcast | WSJ

 

Self-driving cars have advanced quite a bit, but the technology isn't making it onto roads as fast as some executives and investors had predicted.

How AI Art Generators Like Dall-E 2 and DreamStudio Work | WSJ

 

New text-to-image generators powered by artificial intelligence, including OpenAI Dall-E 2 and Stability AI DreamStudio, let you type in almost any phrase and get an image.

Does Apple’s Crash Detection Work? We Totaled Some Cars to Find Out. | WSJ

 

Apple’s new iPhone 14 and Apple Watch models can detect severe car crashes and automatically call 911. So can Google Pixel. But does crash detection actually work? WSJ finds out.

The New Data Storage Tech Beyond Hard Drives | Tech News Briefing Podcast | WSJ

 

We’re storing more of our data than ever, but the hard disk drives we rely on are reaching their physical limits. Now scientists are working on methods to increase capacity and find new ways to house our data.

How Fiber Will Speed Up America’s Internet -CNBC

 

Fiber connections provide users with very fast, reliable internet. But, only 43% of U.S. households have access to a fiber internet connection.The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law that passed in November 2021 promises to bridge this digital divide.

First Look: Comparing Apple's iPhone 14, 14 Plus, 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max | WSJ

 

Apple has unveiled four new iPhone 14 models at its annual September event: the iPhone 14, 14 Plus, 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max.

U.S. vs. China: The Race to Build the World’s Fastest Supercomputers | WSJ

 

The U.S. supercomputer Frontier was crowned the world’s speediest this year, but some computer scientists say China‘s Tianhe-3 may be as fast. WSJ unpacks the tech and design of the machines.

Apple Pay Is Killing the Physical Wallet After Only Eight Years | Tech News Briefing Podcast | WSJ

 

When Apple launched Apple Pay in 2014, it didn’t seem like the contactless payment system was much of a hit with customers. Flash forward eight years and the iPhone maker has convinced millions to make their smartphones their wallets.

Why Ford's Mustang EV Is Dethroning Its Rivals -CNBC

 

Ford's first real attempt at an electric vehicle has been quite a hit with critics. The Mustang Mach-E replaced the Tesla Model 3 as Consumer Reports' Top Pick in February 2022.

NASA Is Working With Startups to Harvest the Moon’s Resources | WSJ

 

Companies are developing technologies to mine resources from the lunar surface, but some analysts say there are still big limitations to what the industry can achieve.

The VR Tech Combatting Loneliness Among Seniors | WSJ

 

To tackle social isolation among seniors, some caregivers have turned to virtual reality. One company developing that technology is Rendever.

The Metaverse Is Coming for Your Office -Bloomberg Quicktake

 

Tech giants and startups are racing into the Metaverse. Be it VR, AR, or old-fashioned desktops, we’ll all be meeting in virtual offices soon. We dove deep to see what life after zoom might look like.

U.S. vs. China: A Metaverse Divided Over Design and Rules | WSJ

 

The metaverse race is heating up in China. Just like Meta and Microsoft in the U.S., Chinese firms such as Baidu and Tencent are investing in the nascent industry.

How This Solar Powered Plane Could Change The World - Need2Know

 

In 2016, the Solar Impulse 2 circumnavigated the globe in just over 500 days, all without a drop of fuel. -from Cheddar

Are electric air taxis and commuter planes really getting closer? | FT Rethink

 

The aviation industry is keen to reduce its carbon footprint, and big money is being spent developing battery-powered aircraft. -from the Financial Times