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How Scene Transitions Make The Matrix Tight As Heck

<i>The Matrix</i> is one of those movies that’s tough to see with a fresh pair of eyes. Not only is it the kind of film that burns itself into your memory …

Filmmaking

Japan defense industry: Civilian applications for stealth technology

TOKYO -- Japan recently unveiled the X-2 fighter demonstrator, its first domestically-built stealth fighter jet, providing the world with a glimpse …

Fighter Aircraft

Does Social Media have a Polarization Problem?

Wael Ghonim was a young computer engineer working for Google in Egypt when he became a central figure in the events leading up to the Arab Spring in …

Social Media Marketing

Amazon Sizes Up UK Restaurant Delivery Market

Amazon.com has begun surveying UK customers about their use of restaurant delivery services, in what analysts said was likely the first step in an …

Amazon

Where is that sound coming from? Signal Interface’s acoustic imager will show you

Not even the click of a pen or the rustle of a shirt goes undetected by Signal Interface Group’s acoustic imager. But how about a person’s, um, rude …

Automation

Virtual Reality Shown to Help Treat Clinical Depression

At University College London and ICREA-University of Barcelona researchers have shown that virtual reality can be used a therapy tool for helping …

Depression

X-ray satellite: Japan's Astro-H to peek 8 billion years into the past

<b>TOKYO</b> A satellite capable of looking 8 billion years into the past is about to give astronomers a whole new glimpse of the universe.<p>The Astro-H X-ray …

Astronomy

Your Next Phone Could Use Invisible Fingerprint Scanners

Your next smartphone may be able to read your fingerprints with a piece of technology invisible to the naked eye. Fingerprint Cards (FPC), together …

Phones

Stephen Hawking: Technology Will Eventually Kill Us

Technology eventually will be humanity's undoing, noted physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking says.

Black Holes

This is the world's first actually-useful bendable phone

You can turn pages of a book, and launch an explosive <i>Angry Bird</i> into the sky, by grabbing this phone at the ends and bending it.<p>The smartphone …

Mobile Technology

Digital Baby Project's Aim: Computers That See Like Humans

Photo: Paul Biris/Getty ImagesCan artificial intelligence evolve as human baby does, learning about the world by seeing and interacting with its …

Artificial Intelligence
FinTech

$4 Smartphone to Launch in India

An Indian company will launch the country's (and possibly the world's) cheapest smartphone this week, priced at the equivalent of less than $4.<p>The …

South Asia
Virtual Reality

Technology › Technology, ancient and modern, can help buildings survive quakes

Shocking images of a Taiwan apartment complex felled like a tree by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake have highlighted what is needed to build a structure …

New satellites could bring 1 terabit of internet bandwidth to remote regions

Delivering internet access to remote areas is challenging, as the traditional method of running lines from connected regions is extremely expensive. …

SpaceX

A robot butler is replacing humans in some California hotels

A robot may be delivering your fresh towels at hotels from now on.<p>An autonomous robot named Relay is currently bringing items to guests at some hotels in California. People who call down to the front desk for an item, like a toothbrush or towel, will be greeted by the adorable robot that is capable …

China's experimental fusion reactor maintains superheated hydrogen plasma for 102 seconds

A bit of friendly competition never hurt anyone. China's EAST tokamak and Germany's Wendelstein 7-X aren't exactly fusion energy's answer to Messi …

Materials Science

To Respond to a Disease Outbreak, Bring in the Portable Genome Sequencers

Photo: Tommy Trenchard/European Mobile Laboratories Using a genome sequencer smaller than a stapler, geneticists have demonstrated the role they can …

Viruses

World's fastest mobility scooter hits record 107.6 mph

It must've been a slow week at an Isle of Man bodyshop when mechanics David Anderson and Mathew Hine decided to "tweak" a mobility scooter for a bit more speed. The garden-variety Days Strider model was designed to go 8 mph, so naturally the pair added an 80-horsepower, four-cylinder, liquid-cooled …

Messaging

Pic-scanning AI estimates city air pollution from mass of photos

A project begun by Nanyang Technological University in Singapore aims to let people evaluate the air around them with just their smartphone

Pollution

Researchers use brain electrodes to read minds at nearly the speed of thought

University of Washington neuroscientists and their colleagues have developed a system that uses electrodes implanted in the human brain’s temporal …

Neurology

Technology Index

Netflix on the verge of 100 million subscribers<p>Apple obtains permit to test self-driving vehicles<p>Inside where NASA's robots and rovers were …

President Donald Trump

Asteroid Mining? Luxembourg Announces Plan to Help Launch Industry

One small step for a man, one giant leap for a duchy: Mining asteroids for minerals is one step closer to reality after tiny Luxembourg announced plans Wednesday to help the fledgling industry get into orbit.<p>The Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy announced the first government initiative in Europe …

Coast Guard Uses Drones To Find Icebreakers In Antarctica

Unmanned and unfrozen<p>Few places on Earth are as inhospitable as Antarctica. Perhaps the bottom of the sea, or inside a lava lake, but of all the places that people can technically survive, Antarctica’s pretty rough. Sustaining the research at McMurdo station is a civilian-headed effort with …

Taiwan university introduces portable wind turbine | Tech | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS

Taipei, Jan. 13 (CNA) National Cheng Kung University Tuesday introduced a portable wind power turbine that can fold for portability and is less than …

Taiwan

Electronics: Panasonic crafts sharper electric eye for cars

OSAKA -- Panasonic says it has developed an image sensor 100 times as sensitive to light as existing technology, enabling self-driving cars to spot …

Driverless Cars

Synaptics ‘3D Touch’ Display Brings iPhone-Like Force Touch To In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems

Your future car infotainment system could take a page out of Apple’s iPhone playbook. Touch-interface company Synaptics unveiled its plans Monday to …

iOS