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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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (May 16, 2016) VertiGo is a wall-climbing robot that is capable of transitioning from the ground to the wall using propellors; it was designed in a collaboration between Disney Research Zurich and ETH. Edward Baran ... watch video
Oct. 25, 2016 Americans waste up to $19 billion annually in electricity costs due to "vampire appliances," always-on digital devices in the home that suck power even when they are turned ... read more
Oct. 25, 2016 Images and references to alcohol and tobacco in popular video games may be influencing UK teens who play the games and the age restriction system is not working, according to a new ... read more
Oct. 25, 2016 Ever wonder what it would be like if a device could decode your thoughts into actual speech or written words? While this might enhance the capabilities of already existing speech interfaces with ... 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