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1、据称,游戏公司将成为美国政府清理中国科技公司腾讯的下一个目标。

Gaming companies are reportedly the next targets in the US government’s potentially broader Tencent purge.

 

2、麻省理工学院的工程师们开发了一种完全平坦的鱼眼镜头,可以使广角镜头更容易生产。

MIT engineers develop a totally flat fisheye lens that could make wide-angle cameras easier to produce.

3、Zoox成为在加州获得无人驾驶测试许可证的第四家公司。

Zoox becomes fourth company to land driverless testing permit in California.

4、Instagram首席执行官抨击美国禁止TikTok和微信的行为,认为将会使因特网被不同的国家碎片化,损害跨国运营的美国科技公司的利益。

Instagram CEO slam TikTok and WeChat app bans that would be meaningful step in the direction of a more fragmented nationalized internet, which would be bad for US tech companies which have benefited greatly from the ability to operate across borders.

5、NASA将在Blue Origin公司的New Shepard可重复使用火箭的飞行任务中首次测试用于在月球和火星表面精确着陆的系统,其中的核心系统是具有更高精度的激光雷达。

NASA  is going to be testing a new precision landing system designed for use on the tough terrain of the moon and Mars for the first time during an upcoming mission of Blue Origin’s New Shepard reusable suborbital rocket, the core of which is a higher-precision lidar system.

6、苹果公司表示,机器学习为iOS的“智能照片体验”提供了强大动力,该功能通过分析用户照片库中的每张照片,为用户提供个性化的使用体验。并且具有先进的处理能力,包括场景分类、组成分析、人和宠物识别、质量分析以及面部表情识别等。

Apple says on-device machine learning powers iOS’ “intelligent photos experience” which “analyzes every photo in a user’s photo library using on-device machine learning to deliver a personalized experience for each user” — with the advanced processing slated to include scene classification, composition analysis, people and pets identification, quality analysis and identification of facial expressions.

7、随着远程工作成为COVID-19时代的常态,任何可以提供培训和教育服务的工具都会引起投资者的极大兴趣,包括医疗保健行业。最近位于硅谷Palo Alto的Osso VR公司提供的虚拟现实工具获得了1400万美元的融资。

As remote work becomes the order of the day in the COVID-19 era, any tool that can bring training and education services to folks across industries is gaining a huge amount of investor interest — and that includes healthcare.

Virtual reality tools like those on offer from Osso VR have been raising investor dollars at a rapid clip, and now the Palo Alto, Calif.-based virtual reality distribution platform joins their ranks with a $14 million round of financing.

8、Amnesty International 在一份新报告中说,有证据表明欧盟的公司向中国出售了数字监控技术,使得脸部识别等有严重人权风险的技术最终落入了在所谓“再教育”基地中监控维吾尔族人的专制政权手中。

In a new report, Amnesty International says it’s found evidence of EU companies selling digital surveillance technologies to China — despite the stark human rights risks of technologies like facial recognition ending up in the hands of an authoritarian regime that’s been rounding up ethnic Uyghurs and holding them in “re-education” camps.

9、微软今天宣布了一个听起来有点疯狂的项目Premonition,这是一个用于监视和采样蚊子等疾病携带者的机器人和传感器平台,很快就可以进行个人测试。

Microsoft  today announced a crazy-sounding Premonition, a robotics and sensor platform for monitoring and sampling disease carriers like mosquitos and a cloud-based software stack for analyzing samples, will soon be in private preview.

10、“太空制造”公司下周将向国际空间站运送首个太空陶瓷制造设备。

Made In Space is sending the first ceramic manufacturing facility in space to the ISS next week.

(消息来源:http://techcrunch.com )

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