Robotics

Why Japan is landing hopping robots on an asteroid

7 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Japan has landed two hopping robots onto asteroid Ryugu as part of the Hayabusa2 mission. It's Japan's second mission to an asteroid, where it plans to return some samples of...
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NASA Mars Orbiter Snaps Selfie to Mark 4 Years at Red Planet

39 minutes ago   |   Space

We're used to seeing the photos that robots such as NASA's Opportunity and Curiosity rovers snap of themselves on the Red Planet's surface. But the agency just released a shot...
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Teaching machines to see illusions may help computer vision get smarter

Teaching machines to see illusions may help computer vision get smarter

1 hour ago   |   Digital Trends

Researchers are teaching computers to see optical illusions. The reason? To create smarter, more brain-like vision recognition algorithms for everything from robots to...
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Self-solving Rubik's Cube could just be a really smart poltergeist

Self-solving Rubik's Cube could just be a really smart poltergeist

3 hours ago   |   The Verge

This robotic Rubik's Cube is the product of a Japanese creator who's documented many of his creative projects on his YouTube channel, Human Controller. Yes, it has a custom...
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Artificial Intelligence to Improve Drug Combination Design and Personalized Medicine

Artificial Intelligence to Improve Drug Combination Design and Personalized Medicine

4 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine   |   2 articles

NewsA new auto-commentary looks at how an emerging area of artificial intelligence, specifically the analysis of small systems-of-interest specific datasets. Contributed...
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Capcom Beat Em Up Bundle Review | ZTGD

4 hours ago   |   N4G

Ken beats up robots, aliens, and thugs in his latest review.
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The man who built 'Star Wars' droid BB-8 has created a giant rideable robot spider - here it is in action

The man who built 'Star Wars' droid BB-8 has created a giant rideable robot spider - here it is in action

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Matt Denton is a British animatronics engineer who has made robots for "Star Wars," "Harry Potter," and "Jurassic World." Denton was one of two engineers that built BB-8, the...
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Jackbox Party Pack 5 restarts the party on October 17th

5 hours ago   |   Rock, Paper, Shotgun   |   2 articles

You have three weeks to cancel plans and make new ones with all your pals, as Jackbox Games have announced their next bumper bundle of local multiplayer foolishness is almost...
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Win an Xbox One X Robot White Special Edition bundle from Windows Central

Win an Xbox One X Robot White Special Edition bundle from Windows Central

5 hours ago   |   Windows Central   |   2 articles

Fallout 76 is the next major entry in Bethesda's post-apocalyptic role-playing franchise, and it's set to be one of this year's biggest releases. As soon as we saw this game...
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Culturally competent robots - the future in elderly care

5 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Future robots will assist the elderly while adapting to the culture of the individual they are caring for. The first of this type of robots are now being tested in retirement...
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Pokemon GO Halloween 2018: Legendary Mythical Meltan, Double Candy

Pokemon GO Halloween 2018: Legendary Mythical Meltan, Double Candy

Pokemon GO Halloween 2018 is nearly upon us, and today we're taking a peek at what's about to roll out. This year's event will come after the current madness that is Meltan... Read more ...

Apple vs. Qualcomm: Everything you need to know

Apple vs. Qualcomm: Everything you need to know

Apple is following the FTC's lead and has sued Qualcomm for a massive $1 billion in the U.S., $145 million in China, and also in the U.K., claiming the company charged onerous... Read more ...

Forza Horizon 4 review: rolling hills and changing seasons

Forza Horizon 4 review: rolling hills and changing seasons

On paper, the UK is a terrible place to drive fast cars. Between all the potholes, speed cameras and congestion, there's seemingly no point in driving anything faster than a... Read more ...

Google's blanket ban of cryptocurrency ads ends next month

Google's blanket ban of cryptocurrency ads ends next month

Google is rolling back its ban on cryptocurrency advertisements - following a similar move made by Facebook earlier this summer, CNBC reports. Google in March was among the... Read more ...

New Huawei Mate 20 & Mate 20 Pro teaser focuses on the Kirin 980

New Huawei Mate 20 & Mate 20 Pro teaser focuses on the Kirin 980

Huawei has been teasing the Mate 20 series rather consistently for the past few weeks and, even though the premium Mate 20 Pro leaked out entirely yesterday, the Chinese brand... Read more ...

Qualcomm accuses Apple of stealing secrets to help Intel with its chips

Qualcomm accuses Apple of stealing secrets to help Intel with its chips

Qualcomm has accused Apple of not only stealing its trade secrets but sharing them with Intel, alleging that the iPhone-maker turned to nefarious means in order to prop up the... Read more ...

The new iPhone XS Max and Galaxy Note 9 are among the biggest, best, and...

The new iPhone XS Max and Galaxy Note 9 are among the biggest, best, and most expensive phones you can buy - here's how they compare

With the launch of the new iPhone XS Max, Apple is taking on Samsung's Galaxy Note 9. The new extra-large iPhone has a big, beautiful, OLED display, impressive battery life... Read more ...

Nokia 5.1 unboxing and hands-on: Android One for everyone

Nokia 5.1 unboxing and hands-on: Android One for everyone

The Nokia 5.1 might well be the Android One phone for... everyone. The affordable new Nokia 5.1 features a 5.5-inch screen and runs on a clean version of Google's Android... Read more ...

Qualcomm accuses Apple of stealing modem secrets and passing them to Intel...

Qualcomm accuses Apple of stealing modem secrets and passing them to Intel for new iPhone chips

The plot just thickened yet again in the complex Apple vs. Qualcomm battle , as the latter has accused Apple of stealing "vast swaths" of its confidential information and trade... Read more ...

Professor Layton and the Curious Village now available on iOS and Android

Professor Layton and the Curious Village now available on iOS and Android

Canadians can now download the remastered mobile port of classic puzzle adventure game Professor Layton and the Curious Village on both iOS and Android. First released in North... Read more ...