Reliability, security, ethics: what are the risks behind the flaws in menstrual tracking applications?

Reliability security ethics what are the risks behind the flaws

Depending on the apps, different features are offered. The free versions collect menstrual cycle tracking data: period dates, temperature, appearance of cervical mucus, cycle-related symptoms, pain. Also available are options “premium” fees (€30-50 per year) to refine predictions and advise users. Intimate information is then collected: moods, libido and sexual relations, use or not of … Read more

Reliability, security, ethics: what are the risks behind the flaws in menstrual tracking applications?

Reliability security ethics what are the risks behind the flaws

For the past ten years, companies that have been developing technological solutions dedicated to women’s health have been booming. The market for “Fem Tech” (female technology) should thus reach a value of 50 billion dollars by 2025. A key sector is that of applications (apps) that track menstrual cycles and to control the fertile period … Read more

Screening, support, cure… new technologies are tracking Alzheimer’s disease

Screening support cure new technologies are tracking Alzheimers disease

This Wednesday is World Alzheimer’s Day. Technology has a huge role to play, whether it’s detecting the disease as quickly as possible or supporting patients. Detect, support or even treat. The technology shows promise for Alzheimer’s disease. First to screen quickly if possible. Objective: to delay the development of the disease. It is estimated that … Read more

Undeclared swimming pools: tracking by artificial intelligence brought in 10 million euros and will be generalized

Meta confirms the launch date of its next virtual reality

The General Directorate of Public Finance detected around 20,000 undeclared swimming pools during the experimentation phase in nine departments. The system will be extended to the whole of France, but could also concern other types of construction. The Directorate General of Public Finances (DGFiP) can rub its hands: the experimentation of its device for detecting … Read more

Inspired by fireflies, researchers are creating insect-scale robots that can emit light as they fly, enabling movement tracking and communication

The fireflies that light up dark backyards on warm summer evenings use their luminescence to communicate – to attract a mate, ward off predators or attract prey. These twinkling insects also sparked inspiration from MIT scientists. Inspired by nature, they built light-emitting flexible artificial muscles for insect-scale flying robots. The tiny artificial muscles that control … Read more

Digital transformation: “Tracking the best practices of others does not work”

Where are companies at with regards to digital transformation? The levels of maturity are very different depending on the size of the organizations. Since the dawn of digital transformation, which began less than ten years ago, leaders, mainly large groups and start-ups, have taken the lead. This by adopting the concepts, principles and ways of … Read more

5G could make indoor tracking really work

Qualcomm is demonstrating a very accurate indoor location system, only thanks to 5G and a dose of artificial intelligence. During the Qualcomm 5G Summit, the American giant demonstrated its 5G Positioning Evolution system which uses a combination of 5G signal and artificial intelligence to establish the position of a device indoors with an accuracy of … Read more