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Mercedes made a crazy van with built-in drones and robot arms to deliver the packages of tomorrow

Las Vegas, Nevada<p>With the inexorable march of technology, nothing is safe, including the mailman.<p>At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Jan. 5, Mercedes-Benz showed its intricate vision for the future of deliveries. While it’s never been easier to transport packages across the world …

CES

Kodak's New Smartphone Is a Photographer's Dream

It blows the iPhone's camera out of the water.<p>While the iPhone 7's new high-spec camera is a welcome addition to any wannabe photographer's arsenal, it doesn't quite do the trick for seasoned snappers.<p>That's why Kodak has just unveiled the Ektra, a smartphone specifically designed for photographers.<p>…

MIT's new carbon-free supercapacitor could revolutionize the way we store power

Finding ways to store clean energy is one of the largest challenges green entrepreneurs and innovators face today. A team led by MIT researchers …

Silkworms were fed graphene to produce 'super silk' and it could be the future of wearables

Graphene just keeps getting better and better. The so-called super material – a one-atom-thick layer of carbon that has proven to be incredibly …

Is Community-Based Marketing Trending?

A startup’s main goal is to make sure they get a good customer base. Through constant promotion and high costs, they get a decent consumer-base. However, after the initial startup, a company’s goal changes and finances need to be readjusted. In order to help with reducing marketing costs, a …

44-year-old British man could be first to receive HIV cure

A 44-year-old British man may be the first person to receive a cure for HIV through a therapy developed by researchers from five universities. …

Google DeepMind's AI can mimic realistic human speech

It's still pretty easy to tell whether it's a real person who's talking or a text-to-speech program. But there might come a time when a robot could dupe you into thinking that you're speaking with a real person, thanks to a new AI called WaveNet developed by Google's DeepMind team. They have a …

Text-To-Speech

There are two reasons (and only two) to buy the iPhone 7

Apple Inc. unveiled the next-generation iPhone on Wednesday, with two important upgrades: longer battery life and an improved camera. But will these …

Pokemon Go might be fun, but it's just the latest sign that society's lost all creativity

Culture is currently going back to the future. There’s a nostalgia overdose underway, and it doesn’t show any sign of stopping.<p>It’s obvious everywhere. The latest hit series on Netflix, <i>Stranger Things</i>, is an homage to horror and science fiction cinema of the 1980s – so much so that it has a …

Comic Books

'Pokémon Go' shatters records on its way to estimated 75 million downloads

The days of insane growth may be over for <i>Pokémon Go</i> (and frankly, it's hard to imagine any app sustaining growth at that rate), but the mobile …

Pokémon

Apple lays the groundwork to kill online advertising

Their products help us learn, communicate and navigate the world. While we tap away, the companies behind these innovations are battling for the future of computing. Each and every one is actively defending their core businesses while placing bets on the future.<p>Their tangled business relationships …

Blincam is a wearable camera that takes a photo when you wink

A Tokyo-based startup has successfully crowdfunded a wearable camera concept called Blincam. Much the way Google Glass works, Blincam would attach to …

Nvidia's new $1,200 Titan X graphics card is an absolute monster

There is a new GPU king.<p>Just weeks after the global rollout of its GTX 1070 and 1080 graphics cards, US chipmaker Nvidia has unveiled another product in its already breakneck 2015-2016 release cycle.<p>Called the Titan X, it looks to be the most powerful graphics card that Nvidia has ever made. As the …

Graphics Cards

Shift your expectations, Apple Car introduction target reportedly slips back to 2021

Project Titan news, the name given to Apple’s electric vehicle project, has been relatively quiet lately despite the expected introduction in 2020 inching closer by the day. That may be because the introduction target for Apple Car has moved back one year to 2021. Included in a profile of three …

SoftBank to grab chip designer ARM for $32 billion

SoftBank is headed for your smart home, or at least for a device you might use to control that home.<p>The Japanese telecommunications giant took a big step in that direction Monday with the announcement of its planned acquisition of chip designer ARM Holdings for nearly $32 billion (£24 billion).<p>ARM, …

Internet of Things

Giant Optical Cable, from America to Japan

From the time the great pyramids were made, to today’s recent technological advances, on June 30 2016, Google and its partners completed direct link …

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Google is working to safeguard Chrome from quantum computers

Using software called the New Hope algorithm<p>Google is working on safeguarding Chrome against the potential threat of quantum computers, the company announced today. It's doing so by implementingpost-quantum cryptography in an experimental version of the browser. While there exist hardware defenses …

Technological Breakthroughs

<b>Humanity has finally created a full model of the known Universe</b><p><i>June 28, 2016 – Published by Mark Corpuz</i><p>I reminisce the days when, before opening …

A quick look at the state of hardware technologies in China and beyond

In the past few years hardware investment has come into its own as a major force in the tech world beyond the walls of medical devices (where it had been relegated for years).<p>A recent report from HAX, the hardware accelerator backed by SOSV shows just how far the movement has come in a relatively …

Anki just built Wall-E and Eve's love child into a robot named Cozmo, and it's incredible

Most people recognize Anki best for its line of toy race cars, but the latest product from the company will excite anyone who’s remotely interested in artificial intelligence, robotics, Pixar movies, or all of the above.<p>Cozmo is Anki’s newest toy car that’s basically Wall-E and Eve’s lovechild come …

Google gains confidence in RankBrain and deploys it for all search results

Google is now using RankBrain, its machine-learning system, to process the more than 2 trillion queries sent each year through its search engine, according to Search Engine Land.<p>This is a considerable increase from when RankBrain was first introduced in Q3 2015, when it was used for roughly 15% of …

Artificial Intelligence

Quantum Computer Simulates Antimatter in Breakthrough Experiment

The first full simulation of a high-energy physics experiment has been performed using an early version of a quantum computer—the ultra-powerful …