Rob Subetto

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Anki's Cozmo robot is the new, adorable face of artificial intelligence

Humanizing smart robots for the masses<p>Human beings have an uneasy relationship with robots. We’re fascinated by the prospect of intelligent machines. At the same time, we’re wary of the existential threat they pose, one emboldened by decades of Hollywood tropes. In the near-term, robots are …

IDC: Smartphone shipments flat for the first time; Samsung widens lead over Apple in Q1 2016

Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 334.9 million smartphones worldwide last quarter. This figure is up just 0.2 percent from the 334.3 million units in Q1 2015, marking the smallest year-over-year growth on record. We saw hints of this in yesterday’s Apple earnings report, when the company …

Selling

This is the hybrid supercar that will give Ferrari, McLaren and Porsche nightmares

The Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 comprise the Holy Trinity of million-dollar hybrid hypercars.<p>Now, Koenigsegg has something that will not only take on the mighty trio of million-dollar cars, but that's also got the goods to take on cars costing more than twice that amount.<p>Regera, …

Creationism Whistleblower: ‘Academic Freedom’ Is Sneak Attack on Evolution

The ‘intelligent design’ push in public classrooms failed a decade ago, but since then Darwin’s haters have returned with a new strategy disguised as …

Education

Miami Tuner Takes Delivery Of America's Only Koenigsegg One:1

The only Koenigsegg One:1 created for the United States has just been delivered to its owner, Miami-based tuning company The Auto Firm. <br>This …

WSJ: Samsung's Galaxy S7 will have a pressure-sensitive display

Nine months is a long time in the smartphone industry, so it should come as no surprise that Samsung is already preparing to launch the next iteration of its flagship smartphone. While the Korean smartphone maker may still be a few months away from showing us what's new, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> has …

Here are all the wild and offbeat cars we saw at the LA Auto Show

But there's another exhibit that offers a glimpse of some of the cars you may not find in large quantities on dealer lots. Some of these cars were featured in the Galpin Motors Hall of Customs at the show.

Nasa reveals solar winds stripped Mars' atmosphere

Nasa announces new findings relating to the atmosphere of Mars which could give insight into the planet's past and the possibility of life on the red planet

Solar Wind

NASA reveals that Antarctica is actually gaining more ice than it is losing

Antarctica's ice floes have been found to be growing faster than they are shrinking despite fears over global warming<p>NASA scientists have shattered the conventional wisdom that Antarctica's ice surface is shrinking and revealed that the amount of ice is in fact growing.<p>Though accepting that …

Nasa predicts near-miss with asteroid on Halloween

Today is Halloween and an asteroid is going to be flying closer to Earth than any has since 2006, according to Nasa<p>An asteroid is due to pass by Earth today and miss us by a whisker, according to Nasa.<p>Well, if whiskers were 499,000km long, at any rate. The asteroid was spotted by Nasa a fortnight …

Has Nasa's Kepler Telescope spotted signs of alien life?

Scientists say a swarm of objects around a star look like 'something you would expect an alien civilisation to build'<p>A star with unusual behaviour spotted by the Kepler Telescope could be explained by alien activity, scientists have said.<p>KIC 8462852, a star 1,500 light years away from earth, has …

Intelligent machines: Will we accept robot revolution?

<b>Would you share your home with a robot or work side by side with one? People are starting to do both, which has put the relationship we have with them under the spotlight and exposed both our love and fear of the machines that are increasingly becoming a crucial part of our lives.</b><p>In Japan they grow …

Robotics

Cristiano Ronaldo's 501 career goals - a statistical break down

Real Madrid forward passed 500 goals on Wednesday - here is an in-depth look at how he reached that milestone<p>Cristiano Ronaldo truly is a goal machine. With a Champions League brace on Wednesday night he surpassed 500 career goals for club and country, also joining Raul as Real Madrid’s highest …

Nasa 'mystery announcement': does water on Mars mean alien life is out there?

Physicist Dr Simon Foster explains what water on Mars could mean in terms of potential microbial life, as Nasa scientists confirm there is flowing water on the Red Planet<p><b>Dr Simon Foster has examined what flowing water on Mars could mean for potential alien life on the planet, as Nasa announces its</b> …

Paranormal