Apple’s M1 Chip Has An Unpatchable Security Flaw

Researchers at MIT have discovered an unpatchable security flaw in Apple’s M1 chip, a flaw that’s reminiscent of the Spectre and Meltdown flaws.

Coinbase Getting Into ‘Ill-Advised’ War With SEC

Coinbase is calling out the SEC for what it believes is “sketchy” behavior, but TheStreet’s Jim Cramer is not a fan of its strategy.

TSMC and MIT Leapfrog IBM, Make 1nm Breakthrough

TSMC and MIT have made a major advancement in semiconductor design, with a 1nm breakthrough.

GM Signs Deal With SolidEnergy Systems to Improve EV Range

GM has partnered with MIT spinout SolidEnergy Systems to improve EV range, thanks to an innovative type of battery.

Verily, Broad Institute and Microsoft Partner For Multi-Cloud Biomedical Research

Alphabet’s Verily and Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have partnered with Microsoft to advance biomedical research.

MIT Removes AI Training Dataset Over Racist Concerns

MIT has removed a massive dataset after finding it contained racist, misogynistic terms and offensive images.

Coronavirus: MIT Cancels Classes, Goes Online

MIT has informed students that classes will be cancelled the week of March 16, and all classes will transition online once spring break is over.

U.S. Government Looks To Restrict Exports Of AI, Quantum Computing And Self-Driving Tech

According to The Washington Post, the Trump administration has floated a proposal that would limit high-tech exports to China. Under the proposal, artificial intelligence (AI), robots, quantum computing, image recognition and self-driving tech would all be prohibited from being exported…

Alteryx Acquires Feature Labs, An MIT-Born Machine Learning Startup

Data science is one of the fastest growing segments of the tech industry, and Alteryx, Inc. is front and center in the data revolution. The Alteryx Platform provides a collaborative, governed platform to quickly and efficiently search, analyze and use…

Twitter Is Funding A New MIT Lab For ‘Social Machines’

The MIT Media Lab announced that it has secured a five-year, $10 million investment from Twitter, which will provide access to its real-time, public steam of tweets as well as the archive of every tweet all the way back to…

Google’s Robots To Get Better At Squeezing Into Tight Places

Last year, Google bought Boston Dynamics, the robot makers who created such nightmare-inducing machines as this: …and this: …and this: Now, the company is working with researchers from MIT to add some more flexibility into the mix (via 9to5 Google):…

Mark Wahlberg: Micro-Brewery Reality Show Features MIT Students

Mark Wahlberg and A&E have reached a deal for an upcoming reality TV show. Called The Big Brew Theory, Wahlberg will serve as producer. The show will follow four MIT graduate students who join an MIT undergrad and work on…

MIT Delivers ‘Transformers’ Technology

The days of watching Transformers on television and reveling in the movie franchise may soon find added real world joy. Researchers at MIT have created real world transformers. The Massachusetts Institution of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence laboratory has…

New Google Glass Planned For 2014 [Report]

For the past year, Google Glass has been the sole plaything of developers and those rich enough to afford a pair. Starting next year, however, the technology will be put into the hands of everyday consumers. Those consumers will decide…

Real Lightsaber: Science Has Made Star Wars Reality

Thanks to scientific advancements, humans on a planet in a galaxy not so far away have developed a device that bears a striking resemblance to the famous lightsaber that everyone knows from the Star Wars film franchise. What used to…

Stanford Tops Forbes List Of Top Universities

For at least this year a west coast school can claim supremacy over what is usually viewed as eastern academic superiority. Stanford university in Palo Alto, CA has been named the top university in the country by a recent Forbes…

MIT Now Has Their Own Super Fast Robot Cheetah

In September of last year, Boston Dynamics introduced the world to a cheetah robot that you could never hope to outrun. With a max speed of 28.3 mph, the robot would even be able to catch a sprinting Usain Bolt.…

MIT Is Teaching Robots How To Learn From Their Mistakes

Students at MIT are teaching robots how to adapt, as discussed in this video. At the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, students will be presenting a pair of papers “showing how household robots could use little lateral thinking…

Young Black Hole May Have Been Formed in Rare Supernova

Astronomers have found evidence that suggests the youngest black hole in the Milky Way galaxy may reside in the remnants of a rare supernova. The remnant, named W49B, is only around 1,000 years old and only 26,000 light-years from Earth.…

Anonymous Hacks MIT In Honor Of Aaron Swartz, Academics Protest With #PDFTribute

As you are all probably aware of by now, noted online activist Aaron Swartz committed suicide this weekend. An investigation is underway, but his family and others are saying he did it to avoid a lengthy trial and possible prison…