TheStreet (May 22, 2014) Top executives at some of the nation's leading tech companies may be asked to testify in Germany's investigation into the National Security Agency's data-collection activities, according to a report ... watch video
TheStreet (Mar. 25, 2014) Google Glass is getting more stylish. The search giant's wearable technology is about to get a fashionable lift from Luxottica Group, the Italian eyewear company behind brands like Ray-Ban and ... watch video
AFP (Aug. 6, 2015) In a city crammed with neon-lit tech stores, smartphone vendors and high-end camera shops, a digital backlash is mounting as young Hong Kongers seek out an old-fashioned analogue experience.
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Reuters (Jan. 21, 2013) A collaboration between Spanish engineers, cupboard makers, and electronics manufacturers is offering homeowners a future without manual electric switches. Participants in the Wood Touch project have ... watch video
Newsy (Apr. 9, 2015) A collaboration between Europol, the FBI, and private security firms took down a sophisticated virus which had infected at least 12,000 computers.
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AFP (Sep. 27, 2013) An Austrian artist on Thursday drew three pictures simultaneously in three European capitals thanks to two robots copying his every movement in real time in Britain and ... watch video
Nov. 26, 2015 Explaining the complex structure of tropical forests is one of the great challenges in ecology. An issue of special interest is the distribution of different sizes of trees, ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 Vivid holographic images and text can now be produced by means of an ordinary inkjet printer. This new method is expected to significantly reduce the cost and time needed to ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 Imagine computers being able to understand paintings or paint abstract images much like humans. Now a researcher demonstrates a breakthrough concept in the field of computer ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 A mathematical model has been developed to forecast metastatic breast cancer survival rates using techniques usually reserved for weather prediction, financial forecasting ... read more
Jan. 26, 2015 A population of “progenitor” cells in the skin that are solely responsible for the generation and maintenance of touch-sensing Merkel cells have been identified by scientists. Merkel cells are ... read more
Feb. 26, 2014 Computer scientists have developed software that resolves the ambiguity of names within texts automatically. This mapping between mentions and actual entities like persons not only improves search ... read more
Feb. 24, 2012 A robot helping in the household no longer is a dream of the future. ARMAR, the humanoid robot, can understand commands and execute them independently. For instance, it gets the milk out of the ... read more
Feb. 17, 2012 An industrial robot as artist? A painter made of metal really can sketch faces. Its artistic genius only emerges if someone takes a seat on the model’s stool positioned in front of the robot: ... read more