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Apple releases new products at Worldwide Developers Conference

Held in San Jose, California, the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2017) released a number of new products such as the new iPad, MacBook and MacBook Pro and iMac Pro. It also showcased the new HomePod, Apple’s answer to Google Home and …Continue reading

Day 1 of Google’s Annual Developer Conference Brings Spate of New Applications

Day one of Google’s annual three-day developer conference brought together industry experts from all across the world and a spate of announcements from Google. During the keynote address, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced that the company has reached the milestone of getting …Continue reading

Locally Developed Simulator Promises to Train Surgery Students on MIS Procedures

Prohibitive cost of commercially available simulators has so far prevented their uptake by healthcare providers in the country. The traditional practice of imparting training of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) at medical colleges in Pakistan has been through apprenticeships. Junior doctors are placed …Continue reading

Team Pakistan Wins the Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge

A Pakistani team comprising of Hooriya Anam, Arsalan Javed, and Awais Shafique from the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) won first place at the Stanford Center on Longevity and Design Challenge 2017. The team beat several other universities including the …Continue reading

Teleport Facial Expressions Into Virtual Reality

Facebook teams with researchers to transfer your smiles and frowns into virtual reality. By Tom Simonite This video is a companion to, “Oculus Rift Hack Transfers Your Facial Expressions onto Your Avatar.” Credit: Photo and video footage courtesy of Hao Li Video …Continue reading