In a batch of amazing cars to run up the Goodwood hill for the Goodwood Festival of Speed, an autonomous vehicle tackled the hill and climbed it without incident (and without a nanny driver aboard): the Roboracer Robocar. It made it up twice — unlike a certain hapless robo-Mustang.
A remotely operated underwater vehicle and two airborne drones equipped with heat detectors were deployed to search for 12 teenage footballers and a coach stranded deep inside sprawling caverns cut off by rising water.
Advances in of Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning are broadening the scope of what technology can do in people’s everyday lives. Number of people are developing a curiosity in the fields with educational content online, it has never been easier to go from curiosity to proficiency.
The futuristic world filled with robots that society has fantasized about for decades started to feel like it had arrived in 2017. While you didn’t see clusters of robots walking down the street yet, we saw robotic innovations break into the mainstream, bridging the gap between science fiction and tangible.
No more being jealous of iPhone users. Want to keep texting someone even though you don't have your phone on you? You can now send and receive Android text messages on your computer -- but you'll want to set it up before you lose your phone.
The project will document the learnings from each Pop-Up Newsroom to allow anyone in the industry to build on the findings. Pop-Up Newsroom aims to unlock best practices for collaboration between news organisations and technology companies
Subscriptions to online reporting from the Nikkei-owned London-based business newspaper start at $350 per year, and readers are buying. Ridding said two-thirds of the FT’s 900,000 subscribers are digital customers, and subscriptions have overtaken advertising as the chief source of the company’s revenue.
What makes the $2,499 Skydio R1 special is that it doesn’t need a pilot - it flies itself. The drone uses 12 of its 13 on-board cameras to rapidly map the environment around it, sensing obstacles and people as it quickly plans and readjusts its flight paths. You can just launch the thing and go for a walk.
The Taiwanese company known best for manufacturing iPhones, Foxconn, will soon be the company behind some of the best known routers and other computer accessories. Foxconn will pay $866 million to acquire Belkin, which also owns the brands Linksys and Wemo.