Radoslav Vlaskovsky

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Terrafugia unveils new TF-X flying-car design

Getting a light plane-car hybrid off the ground seems to be an arduous process. The TF-X -- from flying-car company Terrafugia -- was announced more than two years ago but will be in development for some years to come.<p>If your interest needed a pique, though, the company has something new to offer: …

Flying Car

First electric planes fly over English Channel

CALAIS, France (AP) — Airbus flew its electric plane across the English Channel for the first time Friday — hours after an independent French pilot …

Marmalade game-development tool gets $2M in funding

The business of enabling anyone to build a game is a lucrative one, and that has led to one of the upstart tool makers getting an injection of cash.<p>Marmalade Technologies, the company responsible for the Marmalade development kit, announced today that is has raised $2 million in funding. Capital …

IBM and allies find a way to make chips even tinier and faster

Chip designs two generations more advanced than today's cutting-edge designs are now closer to reality as IBM announced Wednesday it's built a test processor that makes computer circuitry significantly more powerful.<p>The test chip has working components, called transistors, but it is a research and …

Engineering

Legendary Pictures teams up with Google to bring 'Warcraft' film into virtual reality

SAN DIEGO -- Virtual reality is back at Comic-Con, and this time it's taking you to a faraway fantasy planet called Azeroth.<p>The annual flagship comics convention that's expanded over the years to include film, television, video games and, now, virtual worlds kicked off here Wednesday with a special …

Virtual Reality

Google Maps iOS update now lets you share locations on Facebook and Messenger

Owners of iOS devices, rejoice: Sharing pins with your friends will now get a little easier. An update from Google Maps now allows you to share your location to more apps, including Facebook and its spun-off communications app Messenger.<p>The new feature, part of Google Maps version 4.8.0, will now …

Neuroscience: The man who saw time stand still

One day, a man saw time itself stop, and as David Robson discovers, unpicking what happened is revealing that we can all experience temporal trickery too.<p>It started as a headache, but soon became much stranger. Simon Baker entered the bathroom to see if a warm shower could ease his pain. “I looked …

This Is Apple and Google's Next Big Battleground

For most of my 35-year technology career, fights over operating systems have dominated the landscape. First, it was MS-DOS againt the original Apple …

Artificial Intelligence

How to find an IT job with better work-life balance

The United States is one of the worst countries for a work-life balance, reveals a recent report from the Organization of Economic Cooperation and …

Turing Phone promises physical strength and secure communications like no other

Turing Robotic Industries recently took the wraps off a phone which — if it lives up to its promises — could be essentially indestructible and ridiculously secure. The Turing Phone is built from a “revolutionary liquid-metal” called Liquidmorphium which is stronger than steel and titanium. If that …

Mobile Technology

Evangelicals create 'sin-free' Facebook

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I admire anyone who strives for perfection.<p>There's a glory in it. A certain madness, too.<p>I worry, though, when humans are expected to be perfect. We are all stained by so many sins that no celestial …

Internet

Paralysed soldier learns to walk with exoskeleton

A former British soldier who was paralysed in Afghanistan is learning how to walk again with the help of an exoskeleton.<p>James Johnson, who served with the Grenadier Guards, is the first paraplegic person to be part of the Salford University pilot scheme to teach people how to walk using robotics.<p>In …

Solar plane smashes solo flight record over Pacific

An aircraft has succeeded in circumnavigating the globe powered only by the sun's energy, breaking a world record for the longest non-stop solo flight.<p>The Solar Impulse 2, which took off from Japan on Monday on the seventh leg of its journey, has shattered the solo-flight record threshold of 76 …

Google's DeepMind Masters Atari Games

A computer that taught itself to play almost 50 video games including Space Invaders and Pong is being hailed as the pinnacle of artificial intelligence.<p>But it is unlikely to spark the <i>Terminator</i>-like Armageddon predicted in recent months by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk (who provided early …

Artificial Intelligence

SIM card maker Gemalto investigates spy agencies' hack attack

When word of a savvy hack conducted by agents of two intelligence agencies against SIM maker Gemalto broke yesterday, company representatives seemed to be caught completely off-guard. Now, with egg on its face and a security backlash in the offing, Gemalto's publicly pledging to look into <i>The</i> …