SKYDIO UNVEILS ITS OBSTACLE-DODGING, THRILL-SEEKING, AI-POWERED DRONE

An autonomous drone startup founded by former MIT researchers has today launched its R1, a fully autonomous flying camera that follows...

Cities of the future could be constructed from volcanic ash

CITIES OF THE FUTURE COULD BE CONSTRUCTED FROM VOLCANIC ASH

Concrete is the most abundantly used material in the world, second only to water, but the energy needed to make it creates a significant...

 
 
 

DARPA WANTS SEA LIFE TO START MONITORING FOR UNDERWATER THREATS

File this one under ‘you couldn't make it up': DARPA, the US' research agency, wants to start using sea life to monitor seas and oceans...

A FOOTBALL PLAYER BECOMES THE LATEST ITEM TO BE BOUGHT WITH BITCOIN

An amateur Turkish football club claims it has become the first to buy a player using the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Harunustaspor, who...

 
 
 
Predecessor to the government's Snoopers' Charter deemed unlawful, which is a problem for the current Investigatory Powers Act

PREDECESSOR TO THE GOVERNMENT'S SNOOPERS' CHARTER DEEMED UNLAWFUL, WHICH IS A PROBLEM FOR THE CURRENT INVESTIGATORY POWERS ACT

After years of legal wrangling the UK's Court of Appeal has ruled the UK government broke the law by letting public bodies grant themselves...

Last year 343 driverless trucks and buses were sold. In four years these driverless vehicles will be part of an industry worth $35 billion

LAST YEAR 343 DRIVERLESS TRUCKS AND BUSES WERE SOLD. IN FOUR YEARS THESE DRIVERLESS VEHICLES WILL BE PART OF AN INDUSTRY WORTH $35 BILLION

A new report has suggested the rise of driverless trucks and communal buses will be so pronounced that within four years an industry...

 
 
 
Former Google engineer quits the company because it can no longer innovate, but his criticisms apply to most of Google's competitors

FORMER GOOGLE ENGINEER QUITS THE COMPANY BECAUSE IT CAN NO LONGER INNOVATE, BUT HIS CRITICISMS APPLY TO MOST OF GOOGLE'S COMPETITORS

In a Medium post, former Google engineer Steve Yegge has said he left the company because it can no longer innovate and most Google...

CRYSTAL DYNAMICS HIRES FORMER NAUGHTY DOG AND EA CREATIVES TO WORK ON “AMBITIOUS” NEW AVENGERS VIDEO GAME

Back in January 2017, the development studio Crystal Dynamics, publisher Square Enix and Marvel comics released a short video announcing...

 
 
 

FRANCE POSITIONS ITSELF AS EUROPE'S AI HUB THANKS TO FACEBOOK AND GOOGLE INVESTMENT

Two of the biggest players in artificial intelligence have chosen to locate their European AI hubs in France. In a move that is sure...

A QUARTER OF ETHICAL HACKERS DON'T REPORT CYBERSECURITY CONCERNS BECAUSE IT'S NOT CLEAR WHO THEY SHOULD BE REPORTING THEM TO

Almost a quarter of hackers have not reported a vulnerability that they found because the company didn't have a channel to disclose...

 
 
 

SEMICONDUCTOR BREAKTHROUGH PAVES WAY FOR “INEXPENSIVE AND NEARLY INVISIBLE” SOLAR PANELS

Scientists have achieved a breakthrough in organic solar panel technology that could allow the power source to become a ubiquitous...

Soviet report detailing lunar rover Lunokhod-2 released for first time

SOVIET REPORT DETAILING LUNAR ROVER LUNOKHOD-2 RELEASED FOR FIRST TIME

Russian space agency Roskosmos has released an unprecedented scientific report into the lunar rover Lunokhod-2 for the first time,...

 
 
 

ROBOT TAKES FIRST STEPS TOWARDS BUILDING ARTIFICIAL LIFEFORMS

A robot equipped with sophisticated AI has successfully simulated the creation of artificial lifeforms, in a key first step towards...

OCADO UNVEILS DEXTEROUS ROBOT THAT IT HOPES WILL WORK ALONGSIDE HUMANS

Fears that robots may one day steal humans' jobs may be eased a little depending on how the world receives a prototype collaborative...

 
 
 
Kodak is the latest company to see its share price soar thanks to cryptocurrency

KODAK IS THE LATEST COMPANY TO SEE ITS SHARE PRICE SOAR THANKS TO CRYPTOCURRENCY

2018 is only 10 days old, but thanks to Kodak we've already reached peak 2018. Kodak, in partnership with the blockchain development...

Despite LG's Robotic Failure, 2018 is Shaping Up to Be the Year Home Robots Come to the Masses

DESPITE LG'S ROBOTIC FAILURE, 2018 IS SHAPING UP TO BE THE YEAR HOME ROBOTS COME TO THE MASSES

Yesterday LG's marketing director hit the headlines for the wrong reasons when his CES presentation of home robot Cloi went horribly...

 
 
 
McAfee Announces Antivirus for Your Home

MCAFEE ANNOUNCES ANTIVIRUS FOR YOUR HOME

Notorious antivirus software provider McAfee has announced that it is rolling out cybersecurity services for your home as part of a...

Genetic rights are a civil right: Legal expert urges overhaul of right to genomic data access

GENETIC RIGHTS ARE A CIVIL RIGHT: LEGAL EXPERT URGES OVERHAUL OF RIGHT TO GENOMIC DATA ACCESS

Access to your genetic data is a civil right that needs to be better protected in US law, according to a legal professor assessing...

 
 
 
First creatures to embark on interstellar travel within a generation

FIRST CREATURES TO EMBARK ON INTERSTELLAR TRAVEL WITHIN A GENERATION

Scientists are planning to send the first creatures on a journey beyond the solar system within a generation, using laser-propelled...

Change is Coming: Six Predictions for Technology in 2018

CHANGE IS COMING: SIX PREDICTIONS FOR TECHNOLOGY IN 2018

Rising support for geoengineering We're predicting President Trump will continue to make foolish statements on climate change. No shit,...

 
 
 



IPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Can Samsung Take Apple Down?

IPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Can Samsung Take Apple Down?

Michael Grothaus 22/02/2018 - 8:32am How will the biggest flagships compare? 2018 looks to be really interesting in the battle between the biggest smartphone makers. Samsung is... Read more ...

Broadcom plays hard to get as it, er, slashes Qualcomm takeover bid

Broadcom plays hard to get as it, er, slashes Qualcomm takeover bid

Firm cuts offer by $4bn following Qualcomm's increased NXP bid Read more ...

Deal: Microsoft offering $200 discount on latest Surface Pro

Deal: Microsoft offering $200 discount on latest Surface Pro

Microsoft is offering a solid discount on its latest Surface Pro. The official listing reveals a price cut of $200. The discount is available on Core i5/4GB/128GB model as well... Read more ...

6

6

Huawei launched the Enjoy 6 in October 2016, then a plus-sized Enjoy 7 popped in June 2017. The eight-month cycle continues with Enjoy 8 that went to get the TENAA approval and... Read more ...

LG K8 and LG K10 Launch: Improved Camera, Better Specs

LG K8 and LG K10 Launch: Improved Camera, Better Specs

Richard Goodwin 22/02/2018 - 8:53am The budget-focussed LG K8 and LG K10 are now official with better specs and improved camera performance LG's budget phones don't get much... Read more ...

Free Super Mario Update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more

Free Super Mario Update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more

A completely free update for Super Mario Odyssey is now available for download on Nintendo Switch which adds a new game mode and other goodies. The new mini-game is called... Read more ...

Netflix dévoile un trailer et une date pour le remake de Perdus dans l'espace

Netflix dévoile un trailer et une date pour le remake de Perdus dans l'espace

Rendez-vous le 13 avril prochain sur Netflix pour voir si Toby Stephens tiendra aussi bien la barre de la série Perdus dans l'espace qu'il ne l'a fait dans Black Sails. Read more ...

Cat S61 hands-on review

Cat S61 hands-on review

The Cat S61 is not your usual smartphone. Built to last with a tough body and IP68 water resistance, it has a thermal imaging camera, an air quality sensor, and even a laser... Read more ...

Land Rover Explore is 'the toughest phone in the world'

Land Rover Explore is 'the toughest phone in the world'

It's not every day that a car manufacturer launches a smartphone, but that's exactly what British firm Land Rover has done as it's just introduced a rugged handset. The Land... Read more ...

This blockchain-based startup will cut out the middlemen in travel booking

This blockchain-based startup will cut out the middlemen in travel booking

The travel and tourism industry is worth nearly $1.6 trillion globally and accounts for one-tenth of the world's GDP. Despite this vast market, the industry is dominated by... Read more ...