Minnesotan Justin Kapla and Filipino Hilarion Cajucom Jr. – who has multiple American citizen family members in California – were sentenced to the harsh conditions of Mongolia’s prison system on January
The task your MakerBot was born for It was 18 years ago this month that Daft Punk released their first studio album, Homework. The electronic-music duo’s robotic persona recently inspired Pedro Ruiz, technologist
Futureproof your sound system Obsolescence is one of the most annoying problems in technology: You save up to buy the newest piece of hardware only to have it eclipsed by a newer, shinier version just
The DJI Inspire 1 combines convenience with high-end controls The use of recreational drones has exploded in the past few years—and so has the use of drones in Hollywood (cue the chase scenes in Skyfall).
Book smart ≠ Street smart In 1950, Alan Turing, a pioneer of artificial intelligence (AI), proposed what’s now known as the Turing Test—an evaluation of a machine’s ability to behave like a human. Though
Additive manufacturing can make almost anything, from fun experiments to paradigm-shifters. Here's how the innovations stack up. What was a niche prototyping tool 25 years ago is fast becoming a globally
DIY phone and internet service for rural areas Problem If you live in or near a city, it’s hard to imagine not finding a cell signal. Telecommunication companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars cell
Look, ma, no wires! In the mobile age, we're largely unfettered by wires, thanks in no small part to Wi-Fi, cellular networking, and the rise of laptops, smartphones, and tablets. But one thin tether us
Inching toward AI success A Lego robot programmed to act like a roundworm may signal the next big leap for artificial intelligence. The Open Worm Project is a group of programmers and scientists who have
This might not be the image of an average hacker, but one company came up with an estimate. Hackers don’t typically look like Thor? Whodathunk? In honor of the new hacker movie Blackhat (Fair warning:
The glasses, which the US technology titan sprang on an unsuspecting press this week, elicited descriptions such as "magical" and "unbelievable," the first time in a while such praise was heaped on a creation.
Woe be to anyone actually planning to use an Apple Watch. According to sources cited by Apple blog 9to5Mac, the still-unreleased iOS smartwatch’s battery life lasts only for a couple hours of heavy use.
"I will answer very simply that the internet will disappear," Schmidt replied. "There will be so many IP addresses … so many devices, sensors, things that you are wearing, things that you are interacting
By design, end-user license agreement, or EULAs, are impenetrable documents letting users of a given piece of software know their rights, and written by lawyers trying to cover their clients’ asses. EULAs
Whatever happened to interplanetary travel, hover cars, and hypersonic jets? Once it seemed as if there were no limits to how far or fast we could travel, such were the leaps in technological development
The initial reactions to the HoloLens have been overwhelmingly positive. Business Insider's Matt Rosoff got to try it for himself on Wednesday. He says he's "convinced personal computing is on the verge