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Windows 10 Hardware Event Rumor Roundup: This Is Microsoft's Next Generation

Think of all the hardware Microsoft makes that’s not a peripheral. What you’re thinking is probably getting <i>some</i> kind of update on Today. That …

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Astronaut in space guides Earthbound robot through precision task

An astronaut aboard the space station uses a controller with force feedback to sense what a robot is touching on Earth and guide it to complete a simple job.<p>How long does it take an astronaut to put a round peg in a hole?<p>No, it's not a joke, it's something the European Space Agency (ESA) just …

Space Science

Chinese navy ships entered U.S. waters off Alaskan coast

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chinese navy ships entered U.S. territorial waters off of Alaska last week, coming within 12 miles of the coastline, multiple defense officials told CNN on Friday.<p>The Chinese ships were doing operations "consistent with international law," U.S. officials said, under the maritime rule of …

Military

The Pentagon is monitoring Chinese navy ships off the coast of Alaska — right as Obama is wrapping up a trip there

The five ships are currently operating at an unspecified distance from the Alaska coast in the Bering Sea.<p>The vessels include three combat ships, a replenishment ship, and an amphibious ship, WSJ notes, citing Pentagon officials.<p>The presence of these ships marks the first known time the Chinese …

5 Chinese warships spotted off Alaska coast during President Obama's visit

Five Chinese navy ships have been spotted in the Bering Sea, off the Alaska coast, coinciding with President Obama’s visit to the state, a senior defense official confirmed to Fox News.<p>Navy Commander Bill Urban, a Pentagon spokesman, said Wednesday the sighting marked the first time ships from the …

The US military is testing $40,000 surveillance drones that can fit in the palm of your hand

The teeny flying robot, called the PD-100 Black Hornet 2, weighs 18 grams with cameras and fits in the palm of your hand. The device, which can fly for up to 25 minutes with a range of two miles, also features both regular and thermal cameras.<p>Designed by the Norwegian company Prox Dynamics, the …

Watch a Boston Dynamics humanoid robot wander around outside

Boston Dynamics, which Google bought in 2013, has begun testing one of its humanoid robots — those that are designed to function like humans — out in the wild.<p>Marc Raibert, the founder of Boston Dynamics, talked about the research and showed footage of the project during a talk on Aug. 3 at the …

Robotics

NASA and the European Space Agency Finally Prep Public for Alien Disclosure

First NASA chief scientist, Ellen Stofan openly admitted that alien life is ‘imminent’ and just last Tuesday, Dr. John Grunsfeld of NASA’s Science …

New evidence of Japan's effort to build atom bomb at the end of WWII

In August 1945, the U.S. dropped atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Now, as Japan and the rest of the world prepare to mark seven decades since the end of World War II in the Pacific, new evidence has emerged about the Japanese military's own secret program to build a nuclear weapon.<p>A retired …

Japan

5 Programming Languages Every Programmer Should Learn

I have read somewhere that programmer should learn a new programming language every year ( I think it's code complete, not sure, though), but if you …

Faster Than Light: China's Hypersonic WU-14 Getting on Pentagon's Nerves

© Wikipedia / US Navy Photo/Released<p>Invisible No More: US Stealth Subs to Lose Unbeatable Advantage<p>Beijing has recently conducted a fourth test of …

Arabian Nights review – Sydney film festival winner a lengthy brain-burst

Part cinematic endurance test, part intellectual exercise, the butt-crunching 338-minute film from Portugal’s Miguel Gomes is funny, poignant and, at times, befuddling<p>The first and most predictable adjective that comes to mind when describing Miguel Gomes’ surreal, colourful, funny, poignant and at …

Comedy-Drama

'Fallout 4' special edition comes with a Pip-Boy for your phone

I don't know about you, but I've wanted a Pip-Boy of my own since I first played <i>Fallout 3</i>. With the Pip-Boy Edition of <i>Fallout 4</i>, I'll finally be able to make that happen with a real-life wrist-bound stat-tracker and menu system. The wearable (I use that term lightly) comes with a companion app …

20 apps and games to download this month

GOOGLE PHOTOS<p><i>iOS/Android</i><p>If you’re looking for a new way to store and access your photos in the cloud, Google’s new service is worth a look. You won’t run out of space easily and it has clever search, editing and sharing features for your collection.<p>MIXRADIO<p><i>iOS/Android</i><p>This streaming radio service …

Apps

Take a break and download our top 10 best iPhone apps for July

<i>Navigating the iOS App Store can be overwhelming at times. With well over a million apps, it has an impossibly large number of choices for you. Even</i> …

Pentagon Gambles on Brain Implants, Bionic Limbs and Combat Exoskeletons

When Geoffrey Ling talks about the future of technology, his ideas go flying around the room like a whirlwind. Ling eagerly describes a world in …

I visited Jurassic Park in VR and tried to pet a dino

Imagine you're in a dense forest with the largest lizard-like creature that has ever walked the planet. It's just you and the Apatosaurus, one of the many dinosaurs featured in Jurassic World. You sit and watch her sleep from a few feet away. It's strangely calm, but you want to plan your escape …

Everyone needs to read this gigantic primer on coding

Code rules everything around us but how many of us really know what it is? For those code neophytes among us, <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> has published a …

One of the PS4’s best indie games is now on iOS

Transistor goes mobile<p>The PlayStation 4 is home to some of the best indie games around, but even still, <i>Transistor</i> stands out among the best. Its beautiful, isometric cyberpunk world coupled with an incredible turn-based battle system made the game an instant classic when it launched on PS4 and PC …

15-Year-Old Boy Discovers New Planet 1,000 Light-Years From Earth

This is Tom Wagg. He’s an avid space buff, and at the age of 15, he achieved something most astronomers can only dream of.<p>He discovered a new planet.<p>According to the U.K.’s Keele University, Wagg was engaged in a work-experience program at the college two years ago when “he spotted the planet by …

TERROR in ORBIT: Dodgy rocket burp biffs International Space Station off track

A malfunction on a docked Russian spacecraft caused the International Space Station to shift from its normal orbital orientation, the Russian space …

Awesome video shows the giant rocket that America wants to shuttle astronauts to Mars in

Leading the way is a fleet of next-generation rockets that are bigger and more powerful than most rockets before them, and capable of taking us where no human has ever gone before: To asteroids, Mars, and beyond.<p>Some of these rockets include SpaceX's Falcon Heavy and the European Space Agency's …

iOS 9 brings more flexibility to Apple's great Continuity feature

Leave your phone at home and answer calls and messages at work<p>Continuity is one of the best things about going all in on Apple hardware. With it, you can easily send and receive calls or text messages from your Mac or iPad — even when your iPhone is in another room. But one requirement of using …

Apple

NASA Employees: Huge Alien Structures And UFOs On Dark, Far Side Of Moon [Video]

Online UFO enthusiasts and conspiracy theorists have for long accused NASA of covering up evidence of existence of UFOs and massive alien structures …

Everything we know about Oculus' big event tomorrow

Gamers and tech enthusiasts have always been keen for virtual reality — something that seems to be perpetually on the horizon but never fully realized. Tomorrow, Oculus is taking another step toward making VR real for the masses with a pre-E-3 press extravaganza outlining the details of its new …