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VR Trends 2017: Education, Fitness, Entertainment, Healthcare, Food And Beverage, And Other Applications

2016 saw virtual reality technology become mainstream with Google, HTC, Samsung, Sony and Oculus coming out with their own VR headsets. The …

India, US and Japan hold naval exercises under China's gaze

Naval warships, aircraft carriers and submarines from the U.S., India and Japan steamed into the Bay of Bengal on Saturday as they took part in joint military exercises off India's east coast, signaling the growing strategic ties among the three countries as they face up to a rising China.<p>The sea …

Robot Taxi aims for self-driving car service by 2020

A new challenger in the self-driving car space emerges, with an ambitious goal.<p>Robot Taxi, Inc., has announced that it will begin testing a taxi …

Tiny Motorized Robots Can Clean Carbon Dioxide Out Of Seawater

Love that flat water<p>In a restaurant you might prefer 'sparkling' carbonated water over the still variety, but in the oceans, carbonated water is a very bad thing.<p>Thanks to our penchant for burning fossil fuels, there are increasing levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere, which means there …

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The NSA's search tool is a Google for the world's communications data

If sharing really is caring, then the NSA must care <i>a lot</i>. That's the thrust of a new report from <i>The Intercept</i> that pulled back the curtain on a search system called ICREACH -- launched in 2007, the system allows members of more 20 different US agencies to quickly sift through the communications …

Watching This Robot Trying To Open A Door Will Blow Your Mind

Meet HERB.<p>HERB is a robot butler featured on the awesome new show Going Deep With David Rees. He appears in the July 28 episode, titled "How To Open A Door."<p>You can see HERB is well equipped to open doors, with two flexible arms and three fingers on each hand:<p>"A door is a device that allows ingress …