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RoboBee Lidar Useful for Robocars?

Scientists are currently developing bee-size flying robots dubbed RoboBees. These flapping-wing micro aerial vehicles might one day find use in an …

Custom AI Programs Take on Top Ranked Humans in StarCraft

Image: Blizzard EntertainmentStarCraft screenshot.Every year, the Annual AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital …

Canny Robot Rocks Out to Audio Programming

Image: MIT/Adam KumpfUn...canny!When we think about programming a robot, we focus on the part about writing code for the robot; we don’t pay much …

Using Instagram to Teach JavaScript

Instagram. It’s the go-to social network for teenage girls today. (They aren’t using Facebook; that’s for their parents.) So, thought Alexandra …

ROS, the Robot Operating System, Is Growing Faster Than Ever, Celebrates 8 Years

Image: OSRFHappy birthday ROS! <i>This is a guest post. The views expressed here are solely those of the author and do not represent positions of</i> IEEE …

Look out Khan Academy, These Startups Want Your Students

Khan Academy has become the place to go for high school and college students who need a little help getting through math and science classes. But the …

Billion-Dollar Non-Profit AI Research Lab to Open in San Francisco

Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman and others believe the world needs noncommercial AI research—and they’re hiring

Why JavaScript Will Become The Dominant Programming Language Of The Enterprise

<i>Guest author Nolan Wright is the CTO of Appcelerator.</i><p>There is no denying that since its inception in the mid 90’s, JavaScript has become one of the most popular Web development languages. In September 2012, industry analyst firm, RedMonk, showed it as the top language. Much of this is due to its …

Why wearable computers will need advances in notification technology to thrive

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>As we quickly move into an era where even our jewelry, vehicles and household appliances are connected to the web, one of the …

In case you missed it, watch the LG G2 launch event here

The debut of the LG G2 raised the bar in the world of Android flagships. With its impressive specifications and many smart features, the G2 is truly the phone to beat right now.<p>If you want all the details straight from the source and you missed it on August 7 for some reason, the recording of the …

Android News

How Intel's New Processor Will Keep Your Gadgets Alive Longer

The U- and Y-series core processors can extend battery life by two hours, and keep devices moving faster than ever.<p>In the world of chip design, there's one spec people typically care about most: speed. But as demand for mobility increases, efficiency has become as important a quality as any. In the …

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone to Facebook: Subscription Without Ads

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone today decided to offer some business advice for Facebook: launch a premium subscription service. For $10 a month, Stone figures the company could get rid of ads on its site for those willing to pay to go “premium.”<p>Stone starts off by saying that he joined Facebook …

Scout adds crowdsourced incident reporting to nav apps

The latest update to this navigation app helps users find fun things to do, share those things with friends, and avoid traffic along the way.<p>Telenav's Scout GPS Navigation & Traffic borrows a bit from Waze and Trapster's books with the addition of crowdsourced incident reporting in the newest …

Apps

Why Hackers and Makers Latest Toy is Puerto Rican

As we noted in a previous post on Puerto Rico’s nascent tech ecosystem, launching startups after or before graduating is still new on the island, where computer science graduates often take job offers from large corporations in the continental U.S.<p>However, Kytelabs’ story shows that things have …

How Microsoft spent a decade asleep on the job

Once upon a time, a young man named Bill had a vision. He saw "a PC on every desk, and every machine running Microsoft software". And lo, it came to …