Technology

New Video of Apple's Self-Driving Car Shows Its Rivals Are Leading the Race

A new video of Apple's self-driving car shows the tech giant may have a long way to go before it catches up to its competitors.Back...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 10:50AM

Google Unveils a New Version of AlphaGo Which Learns on Its Own

The time when humans are able to outsmart computers in logical games with clearly defined rules has long since ended, and we're used...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 8:04PM

Russia's New Stormtrooper Combat Suits Can Withstand Nuclear Blast

Leave it to Russia to create nuclear war-resistant combat gear fit for a modern Stormtrooper. Don't you hate it when a nuclear bomb...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 11:23AM

NASA Nanotubes Promise Hypersonic Planes That Can Fly Across US in Under 1 Hour

Picture this: You've scheduled two business meetings in New York and LA, and they're just one hour apart.Time to cancel one of the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 10:35AM

This Japan vs. America Giant Robot Battle Is Straight Out of 'Pacific Rim'

After some delays, plenty of posturing, and a lot of trash-talk on both sides, Japan's Suidobashi giant robot has finally faced off...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 10:04AM

Intel Announces a Processing Chip Designed For Machine Learning AI

As research into artificial intelligence continues to grow and develop, programmers' needs are growing more complicated. Modern...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 7:36PM

No Wi-Fi Network Is Safe From Hacking, Security Experts Warn

You might think your password is enough to protect you, but you're wrong — every WiFi network is vulnerable to attacks from hackers,...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 11:36AM

NASA's New Ion Thruster Could Make Space Travel 8 Times Faster

While science fiction has always promised us a world where we can travel fast enough to zip off among the stars, warp speed is still...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 10:19AM

Dubai Police Will Soon Be Equipped with Genuine Hoverbikes

From the looks of things, Dubai is about to blow some tax funds on kitting out their police force with the coolest vehicles...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 16 October 2017 - 8:12PM

All of Elon Musk's Bold Predictions For the Future In One Infographic

If someone ran up to you on the street and told you computers with artificial intelligence are going to kill us all by 2040, you'd...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 16 October 2017 - 11:23AM

FDA Approves Robotic Assistant to Help Out in Medical Surgeries

Most people aren't too bothered by the idea of a "robot assistant" until one's actually opening them up. Heck, they probably don't...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 15 October 2017 - 1:16PM

Alphabet's 'Project Loon' Wi-Fi Balloons Have Split Into a Separate Company

A few years back, Google attempted to solve a problem relating to the massive chunks of the world that still have zero internet...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 14 October 2017 - 11:04AM

Humanoid Robot Sophia's UN Speech Shows the Future of AI Is Now

The United Nations loves a good celebrity speaker.Back in April, Jimmy Fallon interviewed an unbelievable humanoid robot named Sophia,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 13 October 2017 - 9:33AM

Giant Underground Automated Car Storage Lockers May Be the Future of Inner-City Parking

There's no denying it: The worst thing about living in any major city is parking.Well, parking, and increased levels of petty crime,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 13 October 2017 - 8:52AM

Scientists Create Shape-Changing, Synthetic 'Octopus' Skin for Robots

Perhaps you've seen an absolutely terrifying ability that an octopus has, which involves squeezing their entire rubbery bodies...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 7:44PM

'Hyperloop One' Is Now 'Virgin Hyperloop One' After an Investment From Richard Branson

Building something from scratch isn't the only way to get your name on the building. You can also take the "rich alumnus" approach and...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 1:38PM

Drone-Killing, Laser-Shooting Dune Buggy Looks Like Something From 'Mad Max'

Drone warfare is going to be an increasingly difficult challenge for militaries of the near future.Just as the advent of warplane...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 1:20PM

YouTuber Creates Plasma Coil Bottle Launcher And Now We Want One

YouTuber NightHawkInLight has created an insanely cool-looking, propane-powered plastic soda bottle launcher, that, predictably, is...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 2:39PM

21st Century Problems: How NOT To Fall In Love With A Chatbot

If Ex Machina has taught us anything, except that Oscar Isaacs has some incredible dance moves in his arsenal of talents, it's that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 11:37AM

South Korea Developing 'Blackout Bombs' To Kill North Korea's Grids

When your neighbor to the north is a crazy person with his finger on the button (not you, Mexico), it's smart to be prepared with a...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 11:34AM