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UK scientists are trying to grow military drones in a lab with advanced chemistry and 3D printing

More often than not, some of the most cutting edge technology comes not from Silicon Valley, but from military companies and various branches of the …

Memphis mother accused of fatally stabbing 4 children

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sheriff's deputies found a grisly and heartbreaking scene when they answered a 911 call at a Memphis apartment complex, authorities said Saturday.<p>Four children, ages 4 years to 6 months, had been stabbed to death, Shelby County Sheriff Bill Oldham said.<p>The children's mother, Shaynthia …

Rolls-Royce expects remote-controlled cargo ships by 2020

Rolls-Royce isn't limiting its robotic transportation plans to luxury cars. The British transportation firm has outlined a strategy for deploying remote-controlled and autonomous cargo vessels. It's working on virtual decks where land-based crews could control every aspect of a ship, complete with …

Affinity Designer is a capable (and cheaper) Illustrator alternative for Mac that's coming to Windows

Affinity Designer is easily the closest thing to Illustrator that’s not made by Adobe. Until recently, it was also only available to Apple users.<p>But, that all changed with a short teaser and a quick press release. Serif Ltd., announced that it was bringing the much-loved photo editing application …

HobbyKing Cheetah: Building Running Robots from Hobby Motors

[Ben Katz] is building a running robot from hobby level brushless motors, all on his blog under the tag, “HobbyKing Cheetah.”<p>One of the features of …

Watch This Freaky Pet Robot Dog Fetch Beers And Do The Dishes

The laws of the tech universe clearly state that for us to consider robots well designed, they must dance entertainingly, serve us beverages and …

Robotics

MegaFace Challenge uncovers big gaps in face recognition

In the last few years, several groups have announced that their facial recognition systems have achieved near-perfect accuracy rates, performing …

Model-View-Controller (MVC) in iOS: A Modern Approach

Every new iOS developer is exposed to a huge amount of information that is crucial to master: a new language, new frameworks, and Apple’s recommended …

MVC

Ricoh makes metal injection molding obsolete with new highly efficient metal 3D printer

Jun 24, 2016 | By Alec<p>While metal 3D printing is becoming increasingly popular for small batch production, it’s not the only metal manufacturing …

Developers united in their focus on IoT and AI

A recently published survey by the Evans Data Corporation shed light on a growing trend in the world of technology development. It showed the high-profile shift in focus of data-driven corporations towards artificial intelligence, robotics, and the Internet of Things.<p>This survey, which included …

Decision trees vs. Neural Networks

I'm implementing a machine learning structure to try and predict fraud on financial systems like banks, etc... This means that there is a lot of …

Machine Learning

Materialise launches latest version of Mimics Innovation Suite for 3D medical image printing

Jun 22, 2016 | By Benedict<p>Materialise has launched <b>Mimics Innovation Suite 19</b>, the latest edition of its popular medical 3D imaging software package. …

How to get positioned for the coming VR wave

By now, you’ve heard the promise and read the press: Virtual reality is on the verge of becoming a groundbreaking step forward for many interests — from consumers to the enterprise.<p>I’m a digital media consultant, and my area of focus is new business development — helping media and tech companies …

Virtual Reality

Using Genetic Algorithms in Quantitative Trading - R-bloggers - Statistics and Visualization

(This article was first published on <b>The R Trader » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>The question one should always asked him/herself when …

Trading

New imaging method reveals nanoscale details about DNA - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

WASHINGTON — Researchers have developed a new enhanced DNA imaging technique that can probe the structure of individual DNA strands at the nanoscale. …

Wealthy Hampstead residents told to 'dress down' and fight thieves with an umbrella after spate of robberies

Residents of one of the wealthiest neighbourhoods in the country have been told by police to fight off thieves with house keys and umbrellas and to dress down to avoid being seen as rich after a spate of robberies in the area.<p>Groups of men in their twenties have been targeting women in Hampstead …

Man seeking robot: One inventor's quest to cure loneliness

Kaname Hayashi has found a new obsession.<p>Hayashi is the "father of Pepper," the charming humanoid robot from Japanese carrier SoftBank Mobile and French company Aldebaran Robotics. Pepper, with its circular doe eyes and welcoming smile, is billed as a robot that can read your emotions. It's …

Too lazy to grow weed? Let the internet of things do it for you with Gro.io

If there’s one thing that could make a cannabis connoisseur’s life easier, it would be automation. After all, how much more could one want in such a …

Beamery raises $2 million to help recruiters identify and draw in talent, instead of waiting for applicants

London-based startup Beamery, formerly known as Seed.Jobs, has raised $2 million in a seed round from Edenred Capital Partners and Grupa Pracuj, a human resources tech firm.<p>Beamery makes software that helps recruiters or employers identify, get connected to and nurture relationships with …

This new video of Magic Leap’s augmented reality tech might blow your mind

Of all the impressive virtual and augmented reality demos we’ve seen to date, Magic Leap’s videos always stand out. The company is far from releasing …

Google Has a New Machine Learning Research Group

Google has announced a research group in Switzerland that will be dedicated to the field of machine learning.<p>As its name suggests, machine learning …

This Chinese tech giant just unveiled a stunning new line of smartphones

First up is the Phab2 Pro, a 6.4-inch smartphone that's the first commercial device to integrate Google's 3D-mapping technology called Tango.<p><i>Melia</i> …

Australian Researchers Combine Robotics and 3D Printing to Design a Prosthetic That Could Restore the Sense of Touch

Prosthetic limbs have come a long way in a very short amount of time. Not long ago, prosthetic hands and arms were clunky, awkward and limited in …

Research showing why hierarchy exists will aid the development of artificial intelligence - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

New research explains why so many biological networks, including the human brain (a network of neurons), exhibit a hierarchical structure, and will …

Why Women From Apple, Facebook, And Tesla Are Joining This Silicon Valley Incubator

A new program aims to boost women’s careers so they can get to the executive level of companies and boards.<p>The case for having more female representation in the workplace–particularly at the executive level–is strong.<p>An even gender split at one company contributed to a 41% increase in revenue. …

Silicon Valley

Google Is Building a Big Red Button to Stop the Robot Apocalypse

Just last week Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed that he was only worried about the work of one AI company, which many read to be Google.<p>Musk …

Google claims a leap forward for quantum computing

Many approaches are being tried in the race to develop a working quantum computer, but Google this week reported using a combination of techniques with particularly promising results.<p>In a paper published Wednesday in the journal Nature, a team of researchers from Google and several academic …

Google Moves Closer to a Universal Quantum Computer

For 30 years, researchers have pursued the universal quantum computer, a device that could solve any computational problem, with varying degrees of …