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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 20 May 2022

  • Publish Date: Posted about 2 months ago
  • Author:by VANRATH

VANRATH rounds up the trending tech news stories this week

Artificial Intelligence sleep app may mean an end to sleeping pills for insomniacs

Artificial Intelligence sleep app may mean an end to sleeping pills for insomniacs

Up to 800,000 people in England could benefit from the £45 app which can work through wearable devices like the Apple watch.

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Subsea internet cables could help detect earthquakes

Subsea internet cables could help detect earthquakes

Internet cables that crisscross the sea floor could be used to detect earthquakes and tsunamis or monitor how climate change alters ocean currents.

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TikTok reportedly looking at gaming – because you don't spend enough time on the app

TikTok reportedly looking at gaming – because you don't spend enough time on the app

TikTok—already the world’s most popular website and most downloaded app—could use video games to drive even more user engagement and advertising revenue. 

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Scientists develop tool to identify patients most at risk of COVID death

Scientists develop tool to identify patients most at risk of COVID death

Along with helping doctors make decisions on those patients needing the most critical care and the route of treatment, it could also help countries that have access to fewer resources.

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Self-driving cars could get L-plates to make people feel better about them

Self-driving cars could get L-plates to make people feel better about them

It looks like UK residents aren’t entirely on board with the idea of sharing the roads with self-driving cars.

Researchers surveyed 4,860 members of the British public in late 2021 about their attitudes to self-driving vehicles.

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