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By Ariel Coro | Lo cautivante del mundo de la tecnología / All things technology

This robot chef can cook any type of dish

This futuristic chef, created by Moley Robotics, was pre-programmed to prepare a crab bisque. The robot handles the entire cooking process - although the ingredients do have to be prepared and placed in a pre-designated spot for the robot to successfully follow the recipe.

The entire robotic kitchen …


The invention that changed music forever

"Do you believe in life after love?" Cher used to sing. And if you've ever heard that song, you might now have an earworm in your head.

The singer's 1998 comeback track marked the first prominent use of a technology called "Auto-Tune", a pitch correcting software that has since changed the music …

Entertainment Industry

Periscope: Four ways it's shaking up media

It's May 2, and in London, the Duchess of Cambridge has entered St. Mary's hospital to give birth to her second child. CNN Royal Correspondent Max Foster is waiting just outside in a crowded press area. He can't do much on TV until the baby is born. Instead, he turns to his phone -- clamped to a …


Criminals use IRS website to steal data on 104,000 people

A "sophisticated" organized crime syndicate used the IRS website to steal tax forms full of personal financial information on 104,000 taxpayers, the agency said Tuesday.

Until the IRS discovered this latest data leak, its website provided a service called "Get Transcript." It's an easy way to …

Internal Revenue Service

Dawn of the cyborgs: how humans will turn themselves into gods

Name: Cyborg.

Age: Infinite.

Appearance: Ultra-buff.

Who is this we’re talking about? It could be anybody, really.

Me? Yes, as long as you’re extremely rich.

Ah. Well I haven’t become extremely rich so far. Pity.In that case you’ll miss out on a life of perfect health and theoretically eternal happiness.


A robotic butt exists, and his name is Patrick

The day has finally come when a robotic butt can tell us what we're all doing wrong — well, what medical students are doing wrong, at least.

Researchers at University of Florida, Drexel University and the University of Wisconsin worked together to create "Patrick," a robotic butt who assists medical …


The 10 countries with the world's fastest internet speeds

With a few clicks on a keyboard and a swipe of the mouse, we have access to an unprecedented amount of information the likes of which humanity has never seen before.

But if you have a slow internet connection speed, then waiting for that page to load, that video to buffer, or that file to download …


The secret to building startup buzz online

There’s a lot being published these days about how to break into noisy digital environments and capture the interest of people whose attention spans are shorter than ever.

Yes, you can achieve this goal with things like paid Facebook ads and sponsored tweets. You can do it by pushing content on …


The Job Of The Future Is Training Robots To Work With Humans

Decades of science fiction movies have trained us to fear robots: They will enslave us. Wipe us out. Take our jobs. In real life, humans and machines are teaching each other how to do more together than they could do alone. Here are six companies where robot training is well under way and the …

How we sold our souls – and more – to the internet giants

Last year, when my refrigerator broke, the repair man replaced the computer that controls it. I realised that I had been thinking about the refrigerator backwards: it’s not a refrigerator with a computer, it’s a computer that keeps food cold. Just like that, everything is turning into a computer. …


United Airlines will let you fly free if you find bugs in its software

Security researchers who locate bugs and vulnerabilities in United Airlines' software will be given free air miles, effectively allowing them to fly free, ZDNet reports.

Like many tech companies, United offers a bug bounty program that provides researchers with rewards for finding issues in critical …


Microsoft Hyperlapse creates smooth time-lapse videos on Windows and Android

Microsoft first announced its Hyperlapse video technology just a couple of weeks before Instagram launched its own Hyperlapse app on iOS last year. Designed primarily as a way to transform bumpy GoPro videos into smooth works of art, Microsoft Hyperlapse can process any video and create a steady …


Robots Might Be the Necessary Future of Urban Pet Ownership

We all love our pets. We love them a crazy, ridiculous amount that is often entirely out of proportion to reality: you don’t want to know how much I …


14 surprising jobs that robots are doing

There are machines cranking out articles for The Associated Press and robots slicing the perfectly shaped noodle in restaurants across China — and that's just the start of it.

Historically, experts believed that robots would only threaten blue-collar jobs, but they're beginning to challenge …


Video Feature: Astronomy Apps for Getting to Know the Starry Night Skies

FOR stargazers who want to peer deep into the universe, there’s good news: Nowadays you don’t need a telescope to do some amateur astronomy. With the right apps, your phone can be a powerful educational window into the night sky.

SkyView, for one, is a simple yet impressive stargazing app. You hold …


Your Next Doctor's Visit Might Be Through An iPhone

Are you ready to visit your doctor … by iPhone?

American Well is banking on it.

You may not recognize the name, but the company is a key player in telemedicine: American Well provides telehealth kiosks and software to most of the nation’s health plans, leading hospitals like Cleveland Clinic, and …

Inside the School Silicon Valley Thinks Will Save Education

So you’re a parent, thinking about sending your 7-year-old to this rogue startup of a school you heard about from your friend’s neighbor’s sister. …


How the desktop computer will rise again

You will see plenty of smartphones in the developing world and you'll see plenty of TVs; but you're unlikely to see desktop computers in remote areas.

Poor internet connectivity, uncertain power supply and a simple lack of money have meant that billions have been locked out of the knowledge …

Developing Countries

15-year-old creates telehealth communicator that dispenses meds for seniors

Of the hundreds of products on display at the American Telemedicine Association annual meeting, which starts Sunday, perhaps only one was invented by …


Video Is About to Become the Way We All Visit the Doctor

The country’s largest health insurer is putting telemedicine on par with a regular trip to the doctor’s office, effectively saying a video visit is …

Health Care

Surprise, Surprise: Uber-Economy Entrepreneurs Pay Massive Taxes

Quick: What is the number one economic trend that virtually every political candidate is ignoring?

It’s the growth of self-employment. Many Americans, wising up to our broken employment system, are taking their career into their own hands and starting a business.

Zen99, which provide tax help for …


Jay Z’s got 99 problems, and Apple might be one

Jay Z has long described himself as the boss of the Big Apple, but right now it seems the Tidal CEO is butting heads with Apple and other music companies over an alleged multimillion-dollar “smear campaign.”

In a string of tweets over the weekend, Jay Z took issue with tech giants trying to make him …


How Big Data Is Changing Healthcare

If you want to find out how Big Data is helping to make the world a better place, there’s no better example than the uses being found for it in healthcare.

The last decade has seen huge advances in the amount of data we routinely generate and collect in pretty much everything we do, as well as our …

Medical Technology

Meet The Startup That's Making Shoes Smarter

The world of apparel is moving in two new directions. More of the clothes we wear are destined to be better customized for our bodies thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones that can double up as scanners. (No tailors required.) They’re also becoming smarter, with startups and researchers looking at …

Fetch Automates Your Warehouse With Robots

Robots Aim to Be Warehouse Worker's Best Friend—or Replacement

A robot that can pick items from shelves and its buddy designed to scoot items around efficiently can work alongside human warehouse workers or take …


Pharmacy Startup PillPack Could Change The Way America Takes Its Medicine

A tiny New Hampshire startup is revolutionizing the way millions of patients take their daily medicines–and threatening the business model of titans like CVS and Walgreens in the process.

Allen Pittinger-Dunham, 51, has been taking HIV medicines since 2003. A few years in, his viral counts started …


Chase Me: A 3D Printed Film — Art

French digital artist Gilles-Alexandre Deschaud created an ambitious short film entirely from parts printed on the Form 1 +. The story begins with a …

Robots, virtual reality and retina scans: The high-tech future of hotels

Virtual Reality