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NASA's "swarmies" robots would team up to explore alien worlds

Currently, four of these robots have been built, each of which is fitted with a webcam, a Wi-Fi system to communicate with each other, and a GPS …

Robotics

Imagination Technologies will give its 'Raspberry Pi on steroids' away for free

Grab someone in the street and ask them about Imagination Technologies and they're more likely to run away than tell you that it's the company that designs the graphics chips for Apple's mobile devices. The company is more than just the home of PowerVR, however, and bought MIPS in order to become a …

Samsung's latest wearable is a vibrating necklace that plays music

The Gear Circle has a magnetic clasp for wearing around your throat<p>Alongside the Gear S smartwatch, Samsung today announced the Gear Circle, a pair of wireless earphones that can pair with your smartphone and vibrate to alert you to calls and notifications. Samsung says Gear Circle users can also …

Taiwan-Based Streaming Music Service KKBOX Raises $104M To Expand Overseas

KKBOX, a Taiwan-based company that has provided streaming music services in Asia since before Spotify was founded, announced (link in Chinese) that it has raised $104 million from Singapore GIC (formerly known as the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation).<p>KKBOX co-founder and CEO Chris Lin …

Microsoft explains how it's getting rid of fake Windows Store apps

You may have heard that the Windows Store has a serious problem with counterfeit apps; for every legitimate title, there's seemingly a horde of fakes meant solely to take your money and run. At last, though, Microsoft has detailed what it's doing to cull these scams from its shop. To begin with, it …

Now There's a Fitness Tracker for Your Car

Fitness trackers record your sleep patterns and exercise habits with ease, but the makers of a new device aim to bring that same kind of …

Edinburgh involvement in new virtual reality device

<b>A Scottish company is involved in the creation of a virtual reality device to compete with products such as Oculus Rift and Sony's Morpheus.</b><p>Edinburgh-based Eyedak Ltd and Eyedak SL in Gran Canaria hope to have their product, vrAse, on the market later this year.<p>Almost three years in the making, the …