What you need to know, from unmanned moon missions and shoebox-sized satelites, to an app to check your health.
What you need to know, from unmanned moon missions and shoebox-sized satelites, to an app to check your health. Brett Wortman

Latest cyber space news you need to know

CYBER SPACE NEWS:

  • The U.S. Federal Aviation Authority recently approved private company Moon Express to launch an unmanned exploratory moon mission in 2017, and the company plans to forge ahead with commercial missions to the moon to exploit its mineral resources. For more details visit moonexpress.com.
  • Huge strides in satellite use are evidenced by Planet Labs Inc which has launched a fleet of tiny shoebox-sized satellites that can transfer daily high-resolution earth images, providing affordable and useful information to companies interested in economically sensitive areas like farmland, oil storage tanks and parking lot usage. For more details visit www.planet.com.

CYBER BANKING NEWS:

  • In 2017, financial advisers and analysts are due to be quickly replaced by robo-advisers that render them moot - with big data in the wings, robo-advisers have the data needed to make split-second, uber-informed decisions. For more details visit, www.Forbes.com

CYBER HEALTH NEWS:

  • The new ElderCheckNow app will keep you safe and healthy. This means you can purchase a tiny mechanic who lives in your phone to do some soul/body searching. The resulting data can be transmitted to someone who cares. For example, the app will collect your most recent heart rate sample and GPS location and transmit the info to your designated person - friend/caregiver/relative. It's advertised as having the power to detect and report potential problems, hazards of other key health info that elders need to share to help. For more details visit www.elderchecknow.com.

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