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
Aug. 26, 2015 Researchers are using high-performance computing to simulate the processes that take place during the first moments of photosynthesis. Using quantum mechanics as the basis, ... read more
Aug. 26, 2015 For more than a decade, gene sequencers have been improving more rapidly than the computers required to make sense of their outputs. Searching for DNA sequences in existing ... read more
Aug. 26, 2015 A study presents a new method for dealing with delays that, they conclude, keeps system-wide delays virtually constant while distributing delays among airlines more evenly. Specifically, it lets ... read more
Aug. 26, 2015 Robotically steering flexible needles can reach their intended target in tissue with sub-millimetre level accuracy. A major advantage of steering flexible needles is that one ... 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