Paralysed Man Moves in Mind-Reading Exoskeleton – This Week in Tech – 10/06/2019

Paralysed Man Moves in Mind-Reading Exoskeleton

A man has been able to move all four of his paralysed limbs with a mind-controlled exoskeleton suit, French researchers report…


Taiwan Flag Emoji Disappears From Latest Apple iPhone Keyboard

The Republic of China flag emoji has disappeared from Apple iPhone’s keyboard for Hong Kong and Macau users. The change happened for users who updated their phones to the latest operating system…


EU Brings in ‘Right to Repair’ Rules for Appliances

Household appliances will become easier to repair thanks to new standards being adopted across the European Union…


60 Amazon Workers Walked Out Over Warehouse Working Conditions

Late Wednesday night, roughly 60 Amazon warehouse workers in yellow vests walked out of a delivery center in Eagan, Minnesota and stood outside in the near-freezing rain waving protest signs. The workers—mostly women of Somali descent—demanded increased wages on the night shift, weight restrictions on boxes, and the reversal of a 30-hour weekly workload cap from their managers…


US Govt Tells Facebook to Kill End-to-End Encryption for the Sake of the Children

The US government is renewing its efforts to talk tech firms out of using end-to-end encryption methods that would keep police from snooping on conversations…


Microsoft Says Iranian Hackers Tried to Hack a US Presidential Campaign

Hackers backed by the Iranian government recently tried to hack email accounts used by the campaign of a US presidential candidate, a Microsoft official said on Friday…


New Wearable Skin Lets You Touch Things in VR and and Be Touched, Too

Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne have invented an ultra-thin second skin that can deform and adapt to your moving body. The skin is designed to give you touch feedback that feels natural without using electronic vibration…

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