David Ward

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Nike’s Self-Lacing Shoes Are Here, But They’re Not What You Expect

They’re not the Marty McFly kicks we’ve wanted for decades.<p>At its “Innovation for Everyone” event today in New York, Nike unveiled high-performance footwear and apparel for athletes, a fleet of items for consumers, and more features on its Nike+ app. But the one thing that had everyone—okay, mostly …

ExoMars: 'giant nose' to sniff out life on Mars prepares for launch

Spacecraft’s Trace Gas Orbiter will seek out methane – usually produced by living organisms – in planet’s atmosphere<p>Space engineers are making final preparations for the launch of a robot spacecraft designed to sniff out signs of life on Mars.<p>Related: ‘Giant nose in the sky’ ready for lift-off in …

Galaxy S7 Giving iPhone 6s Trouble On (At Least) Two Fronts

A new Samsung or Apple phone is a game of one-upmanship. So, it shouldn’t come as a great shock that Samsung’s just-released phone is besting the iPhone 6s in (at least) two key areas.<p>Among a host of tweaks and improvements, Samsung has come through with a better camera and display. So, how does …

Samsung Galaxy S7

United Airlines takes off with biofuel

A Boeing 737 jet that took off from Los Angeles International Airport on Friday morning looked like most other planes launching into the partly cloudy skies.<p>But this San Francisco-bound United Airlines flight was preceded by speeches and fanfare because the plane's engines were powered by a blend …

United Airlines

North Korea Says Its Hydrogen Bomb Could Wipe Out Manhattan

North Korea on Sunday said it could kill everyone in Manhattan and burn the city “down to ashes” by mounting a hydrogen bomb on a ballistic …

Robotic limb turns drummer into three-armed musical cyborg

Some drummers play so fast and furiously it seems like they must have three arms. A drummer test subject at the Georgia Institute of Technology actually does. The third is a robotic "smart arm" worn on the shoulder.<p>"The third arm provides a much richer and more creative experience, allowing the …

HSBC offers voice and fingerprint ID system to customers

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1227000/1227419_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534544092_4cdc449f129543b30871df1c81e8ba1e<p><b>HSBC is launching voice recognition and touch security services in the UK in a big leap towards the introduction of biometric banking.</b><p>The bank says …

Perfectly preserved bronze age wheel unearthed in Cambridgeshire

Archaeologists carefully excavating wheel made of oak planks almost 3,000 years ago at site being called a Fenland Pompeii<p>The largest and most perfectly preserved bronze age wheel ever discovered in the UK, made of oak planks almost 3,000 years ago, has emerged from a site in Cambridgeshire dubbed …