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Yahoo is now part of Oath

Before you continue...<p>Yahoo is now part of the Oath family. Due to EU data protection laws, we (Oath), our vendors and our partners need your consent …

Robot Brains Catch Humans in 25 Years, Then Speed Right On By

We’ve been wrong about these robots before.<p>Soon after modern computers evolved in the 1940s, futurists started predicting that in just a few decades …

MH370 Fate is "Suspicious" - Emirates Chief Tim Clark Disputes Official Line on Malaysia Airlines Tragedy

The fate of MH370 is "downright suspicious" and the Malyasia Airlines jumbo may not even be in the Southern Indian Ocean, according to Emirates chief …

Radar Gun that Detects Texting Drivers in Development

A radar gun-like gadget that can detect when drivers are texting is being developed by US company ComSonics.<p>The device picks up on radio frequencies …

Five EU nations complain to Israel over land grab

Five EU nations have lodged a joint protest to the Israeli Government amid mounting criticism over Israel's seizure of almost 1,000 acres of Palestinian-claimed land<p>Five EU nations have lodged a joint protest to the Israeli Government amid mounting criticism over Israel's seizure of almost 1,000 …

First Exoskeleton Gets FDA Approval For U.S. Sales

The ReWalk exoskeleton helps people with spinal-cord injuries sit, stand, and walk.<p>A motorized exoskeleton, designed to help paralyzed people walk again, just earned U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval. It is the first such device to do so.<p>The device, called ReWalk, straps on user's bodies …

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Brain-inspired chip fits 1m 'neurons' on postage stamp

<b>Scientists have produced a new computer chip that mimics the organisation of the brain, and squeezed in one million computational units called "neurons".</b><p>They describe it as a supercomputer the size of a postage stamp.<p>Each neuron on the chip connects to 256 others, and together they can pick out the …

Magnetic microhair material can change transparency, and make water flow uphill

What if your house's windows could automatically reduce the amount of hot sunlight passing through them, or your car's windshield could cause rain …

Reddit Spreads, Then Spurns 'Steve Jobs Is Alive and Living in Brazil' Conspiracy Theory

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Reddit exploded late last night after user "TheHorseSizedDuck" uploaded a selfie of himself with a …

Leak Lets You Send Anonymous Emails

It’s clear that anonymity, in one way or another, is going to be a part of our digital future. But the folks over at JustLeak.it have looked to the past for inspiration in this<p>braveweird new world.<p>Leak is a web service that lets you send anonymous emails to people. Just put in a recipients’ email, …

Automatic Vision-Correcting Displays Could Let You Ditch The Reading Glasses

MIT’s research department working with the University of California at Berkeley has created digital display tech that can automatically compensate for vision problems, eliminating the need for glasses or contacts for specific uses like reading or viewing GPS navigation devices for far-sighted …

The NFL Gets Quantified Intelligence, Courtesy Of Shoulder Pad-Mounted Motion Trackers

The NFL is making a move to integrate RFID-based activity-tracking tech to give fans, coaches and players more information about what exactly athletes go through during each game. The Zebra Technologies tracker systems will mount to player shoulder pads and communicate with receivers installed in …

LG Display unveils flexible TV panel that can be rolled up to 3cm

LG Display has come up with a new flexible TV panel that people can roll up just like a newspaper.<p>The South Korean company on Thursday unveiled two 18-inch OLED panels -- one that's rollable and another that's transparent. This means televisions using this type of technology can be easily hidden on …

December Test Flight Huge for NASA's Next Manned Spacecraft

The first flight test of NASA's new manned spacecraft may be six months away, but agency engineers are already looking forward to what they will …

These wireless bone-conducting headphones let you listen while you listen

Kickstarter, it's a funny old place. A weird soup of real ingenuity and beermat ideas. <i>Headbones</i> might initially sound like it'll fall in the latter camp, but you'd be wrong. Once you know they're bone conducting headphones, the name reveals its clever twist. Yes, you may have seen bone conducting …

Relativity: An explanation via Doctor Who.

Are you a <i>Doctor Who</i> fan? Are you also scratching your head over how relativity works? Then do I have a paper for you: “The Blue Box White Paper”, an …

This Glove Makes You Beethoven

“Have you ever seen the Matrix?” Thad Starner excitedly asks me over the phone. “There’s that scene where they need to fly a helicopter and Trinity just says, “hang on” and then uploads the instructions to her brain. That’s the future of what I’m doing.”<p>What started as a wearable experiment for the …

Are you ready for your first home robot? Meet Pepper

The path to mainstream home robots is strewn with the battery-drained corpses of AIBO and lesser-known, Dalek-esque robots like Wakamaru. But now Japan's SoftBank, flush from the purchase of Sprint, has introduced its robot game changer, teaming up with Aldebaran Robotics (the team behind NAO) to …

ISIS has broken with the al-Qaeda norm – and a new monster has emerged

ISIS is now more relevant and influential than al-Qaeda<p>Over the past week, the media spotlight has shifted from the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in <b>Syria</b> to ISIS in <b>Iraq</b><b>,</b> where the jihadist group has made impressive gains. So impressive, in fact, that Washington is considering air strikes …

Military's 'Plan X' would put cyberweapons into the hands of soldiers

A soldier's natural home is on the battlefield. So what happens when to infantry when conflicts move online? It turns out that DARPA, America's mad science division, has a solution called "Plan X." The project is designed to make cyber-weapons as easy to use as a pistol, but also to use technology …

Intel's cable-free future will use WiTricity's advanced wireless charging

The wireless charging space recently expanded with the introduction of A4WP's Rezence brand, followed by the participation of PC giants, Lenovo and Dell. Now, things are about to get even more interesting as WiTricity and Intel -- both being A4WP board members -- today announced their technology …

New nano-dots could mean cheap, paint-on solar cells

Colloidal quantum dots sound like something that young Jedi might use for training in a starfighter flight simulator, but they're actually a new form of solid nanoparticles that could lead to the creation of cheaper, lighter, and more flexible solar cells.<p>The new material could also be used to make …

Are you ready for the next chapter of Wi-Fi? Meet 802.11ax

Now that the first wave of 802.11ac Wi-Fi routers and devices are making their way out the door, the Wi-Fi Alliance and the Institute of Electrical …

Intel Core M processor for tablets and laptops trims the fat and the fan

Intel just unveiled a stunningly slim 2-in-1 tablet and laptop to showcase its latest Core M processor.<p>Announced at Computex 2014, the 12.5-inch …

How 'Slender Man' Evolved from an Internet Forum to a Tragic Urban Legend

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Two young girls in Wisconsin were arrested this week after allegedly stabbing their friend 19 times, …

Kill from behind cover with Google Glass

TrackingPoint adds AR to your hunting arsenal<p>Austin startup TrackingPoint is best known for its precision-guided firearms, expensive weaponry purportedly capable of turning anyone into a veritable marksman. In this minute-long concept video, the company shows how wearable technology can be used in …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime Spotted In The Wild

Rumors about the premium version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Have been floating around the internet for a while now. Recently, the alleged Samsung …