National Academy of Engineering Elects 83 members and 16 foreign members

The National Academy of Engineering has elected 83 new members and 16 foreign members, announced NAE President C. D. Mote, Jr., today. This brings the total U.S. membership to 2,293 and the number of foreign members to 262.

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Biosensors will be inexpensive, do more, go everywhere

University of Cincinnati engineering professor Jason Heikenfeld maps the progress and untapped potential of wearable sensors in a critical review of the research field. IMAGE: UC engineering student Adam Hauke holds up the latest generation of wearable sensor in UC's Novel Devices Lab.

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Top Barron’s Advisor Sees 120-Year Lifespan

Ric Edelman, a top-ranked Barron's advisor for years, is known for his keen interest in technology and futurism: From AI to robotics to nanotechnology, he's all over it. Now Edelman says advisors should plan on a 120-year lifespan for their clients, according to Financial Advisor .

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Google and Nest reunite in push to add AI to every gadget – CNET

Nest has shipped 11 million devices, so Google isn’t ditching the brand. The new strategy: Try to get Google Assistant into more of Nest’s smart gadgets in a war against Amazon’s Alexa.

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NBC will livestream key Olympic moments on Snapchat – CNET

Snap’s new Live feature will give Snapchatters a window into Winter Olympic events in real time.

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Nest says it has sold over 11 million devices since 2011 – CNET

Nest CEO Marwan Fawaz says his smart home company has sold more than 11 million devices since it was founded.

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Justice Department shuts down massive cybercrime ring – CNET

US attorneys charge 36 people who allegedly maintained one of the largest online criminal organizations ever.

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Waymo v. Uber trial looks at Kalanick’s push for ‘cheat codes’ – CNET

The second day on the stand for Uber ex-CEO Travis Kalanick gets off to a rough start as Waymo lawyers grill him about what he knew and when he knew it.

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Macromolecular machines for controlled drug delivery

Researchers have demonstrated the design and synthesis of a smart globular macromolecular machine vehicle for actively controlled cancer drug delivery, which would enhance the drug’s efficacy.

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Wireless charging is meh, but it’s going to get way better – CNET

This year’s advances in wireless charging will help us ditch the cable.

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