Infineon combines near field communication and system-on-chip for keyless lock

Near field Communication - Unlocking door with mobile phone

The NFC technology and SoC have been paired in what the company is calling a first ever tech. Semiconductor manufacturing company Infineon has unveiled a new keyless lock device that works on near field communication (NFC) and system-on-chip (SoC) technology. The combination makes it possible to unlock padlocks, doors and other locks with mobile phones. According to the company, the future of building security might involve removing keys from the mix altogether. It has developed a security solution that requires neither keys nor batteries to make it possible to lock…

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QR codes will be used by almost 100 million Americans by 2025

QR codes - Crowd of People - QR Code on Phone

Consumers across the United States will be using the quick response barcodes for a range of uses. A growing number of consumers in the United States are scanning QR codes for a spectrum of different uses and applications. These uses include a broad number of reasons that include everything from information to payments. New research shows that the number of American consumers using their smartphones for scanning QR codes is growing very rapidly, according to an Insider Intelligence forecast. The uses for these barcodes will include everything from gaining more…

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Twitter and Elon Musk will go to trial in October

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A judge has ordered that the lawsuit between the billionaire and social media platform go to trial. Twitter is celebrating an early win with respect to its lawsuit against Elon Musk as a judge has ruled that there will be a five-day trial in October for the $44 billion acquisition agreement. The judge’s decision occurred following the closure of the case’s first hearing about expediting proceedings. Twitter filed the lawsuit last week, only days after Elon Musk announced that he would be terminating the deal for him to acquire the…

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Elon Musk faces lawsuit for backing out of $44 billion Twitter takeover

Twitter Takeover - Lawsuit

The Tesla and SpaceX founder cited issues with fake accounts as his reason for withdrawing. Elon Musk recently announced that he was abandoning his intentions for a Twitter takeover, claiming that the social media platform was in violation of the agreement they had made. On Tuesday, the social media company filed a court order in Delaware to require the completion of the deal. Twitter Inc. has sued Elon Musk for being in violation of the $44 billion Twitter takeover deal. The lawsuit included a request that a Delaware court order…

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Artificial intelligence software can help workers decide if they’re being adequately paid

Artificial intelligence software - Earning - Money

A Stanford researcher has been training AI to predict what a person’s future earnings will be. A researcher from Stanford has been training artificial intelligence software to forecast what a person’s future earnings might be along their current path and help them to decide what a more valuable skillset might be. The researcher wants the AI to help people to better understand the future of a given career path. Employers often withhold salaries at the application stage of the hiring process. That said, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence researchers…

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