Posts Tagged ‘Wants’

Iran wants to see draft nuclear agreement develop

Iran wants to see draft nuclear agreement develop

Iran wants to work toward a draft agreement on a comprehensive solution to a lingering nuclear row with Western powers, the foreign minister said Tuesday. Special Reports – UPI.com

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U.N. wants international courts to look into Israeli settlements

U.N. wants international courts to look into Israeli settlements

A U.N. special envoy on Palestinian issues said Friday it was time for the International Court of Justice to assess what he said was Israeli colonialism. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Amadou Diallo’s mother wants to meet NYPD cop who killed her son

Amadou Diallo’s mother wants to meet NYPD cop who killed her son

Kadiatou Diallo says she hopes Sgt. Kenneth Boss (pictured) moves on from her son’s death. (Corey Sipkin/New York Daily News) BY Craig Wolff Thomas Tracy NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, September 15, 2016, 8:29 PM Amadou Diallo’s mom says she wants to meet one of the police officers who killed her son. There was...

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Uber wants to get better at predicting customer demand

Uber wants to get better at predicting customer demand

Uber wants to use machine learning to predict when a surge of people will be out looking for rides. The intention is to get more cabs on the road before surge pricing would normally kick in. That way, drivers will be ready and waiting for riders when the surge happens — and riders won’t...

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Creepy mattress company wants to track when bed is being used for sex

Creepy mattress company wants to track when bed is being used for sex

The Durmet Smarttress is a Spanish-made mattress that pings your smartphone whenever it is “in use.” Now, there are two ways you might market a mattress like that: You could skirt around the idea that this technology just might be used to snoop on the bedroom habits of suspected partners. Or, you can steer...

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Doggie DNA startup wants to learn about human diseases from dog drool

Doggie DNA startup wants to learn about human diseases from dog drool

Finally there’s a use for dog drool: this spring, a new startup called Embark plans to launch a DNA testing kit for dogs that will tell owners about their canine’s ancestry, and disease risk. That’s not all the founders have in mind though; they may be aiming at human diseases by enlisting our longtime...

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Devialet wants its sound tech in everything you use

Devialet wants its sound tech in everything you use

Last summer, I spent some time with the Devialet Phantom, a ridiculously loud, bulbous mass of a wireless speaker. The Phantom, which comes in two, expensive flavors, can hit deafening volumes of over 90db. It also looks like something straight out of Portal. While the Phantom is a product that’s actually for sale in...

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Congress wants to make it harder for the president to change NASA’s long-term plans

Congress wants to make it harder for the president to change NASA’s long-term plans

NASA’s priorities are vulnerable to new presidential administrations, but a bill debated today in Congress could make it more difficult for the White House to alter the agency’s long-term goals. The bill is called the Space Leadership Preservation Act, and it’s designed to give Congress more direct power over NASA’s projects and policy-making processes. According...

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Swedish prosecutor wants to interview Julian Assange despite U.N. report

Swedish prosecutor wants to interview Julian Assange despite U.N. report

Ed AdamczykSTOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 9 (UPI) — A Swedish prosecutor said Tuesday she intends to question Julian Assange, despite a United Nations report saying he was detained arbitrarily. Top News – UPI.com

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Artist Jen Bartel wants to burn your retinas with her neon world

Artist Jen Bartel wants to burn your retinas with her neon world

“If I don’t burn someone’s retinas,” artist Jen Bartel says of her work, “I’m not doing it right.” Bartel has a distinct look full of bright lights and vibrant colors, a style she describes as “Cosmic Rainbow Witch / Evil Lisa Frank.” It’s a look inspired by the ‘90s, pulling from everything from anime...

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