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Guarding Machu Picchu

The eight-armed drone proceeds along the busy tourist road that leads up to the world-famous Machu Picchu archaeological site in Peru, floating just …

Machu Picchu

Japan News and Discussion


Omron Corp has released a wireless LAN-compatible network camera featuring a face recognition function.

The camera, “Human Vision Compo Kazoku …


65 per cent of Europe’s electronic waste is stolen or mismanaged

A two-year investigation into Europe's electronic waste found that 6.2 million tonnes was not disposed of safely, a danger to health and environment


Computer algorithm recreates Van Gogh painting in one hour

Computers: they make everything so easy these days. They check our spelling for us and help with maths, and now machines have added painting to the list of things they are better than us at.

Researchers in Germany have found that an algorithm can accurately copy the painting style of artists as …


Outside the body, a heart beats via life-saving system

(Medical Xpress)—A system that enables heart transplants involving hearts that stopped beating in the donor's body continues to save lives. The Organ …

This London startup will let you book a restaurant with a tweet

Twizoo, the London startup that pulls restaurant recommendations from people's Tweets, is now going to let you make reservations over Twitter too.

Last time we spoke to CEO Madeline Parra Twizoo was in a pre-launch beta mode and only available in London. Since then it has launched in San Francisco …


Startups Put Data in Farmers' Hands

Farmers and entrepreneurs are starting to compete with agribusiness giants over the newest commodity being harvested on U.S. farms—one measured in bytes, not bushels.

Startups including Farmobile LLC, Granular Inc. and Grower Information Services Cooperative are developing computer systems that will …


Could diesel made from air help tackle climate change?

Making diesel out of thin air sounds like something from science fiction.

But small companies in Germany and Canada are doing precisely this - …


In Africa, Chinese Developers Are Building A Mini-China

A photo investigation of the Chinese-sponsored apartments, highways, factories—and even entire cities—that are sprouting up in Africa at an astounding pace.

On the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, a small sign points to "Beijing Road," where a new housing development called the Great Wall Apartments …


Nanotech could rid cattle of ticks, with less collateral damage

If you've ever used tick medicine on your dog, then you're probably aware of how toxic the stuff is. Well, it's used on cows too, and it can end up …

Collateral Damage

Teaching Machines to Understand Us

A reincarnation of one of the oldest ideas in artificial intelligence could finally make it possible to truly converse with our computers. And …

Artificial Intelligence

Solar and wind-powered sea vehicle will solve mysteries of the Celtic Deep

It's one of two autonomous vehicles to survey the part of the Celtic Sea known to draw marine predators.


Quantum "Spookiness" Passes Toughest Test Yet

A cunning experiment plugs loopholes in previous demonstrations of quantum "spookiness," a concept that galled Einstein

Quantum Mechanics

What will power the next electronics revolution?

Business Spectator Technology Mark HopkinsonThe Conversation The semiconducting silicon chip launched the revolution of electronics and …


StoreDot is developing an electric car battery that charges in 5 minutes

StoreDot, a three-year-old Israeli startup, is developing an electric car battery that will let electric cars travel hundreds of miles after only …


Flashy innovation will not fuel the data revolution

The global data shake-up has to be driven by national priorities and long-term investment, says Shannon Kindornay.


The rise of networked platforms for physical world services

Request an invitation to Next:Economy, our event aiming to shed light on the transformation in the nature of work now being driven by algorithms, big


How Air NZ is changing travel

Apple watch check-in An app will allow travellers to check in, receive flight information, order coffees and enter flight lounges using their Apple …

Travel (New Zealand)

Cellphone location data shown to help track infectious disease

Tracking mobile phone data is often associated with privacy issues, but these vast datasets could be the key to understanding how infectious diseases …


Forget the Walking Tour, Incoming Scholars Fly Over Campus

Deakin University makes virtual reality a shared experience so as to give a glimpse at campus life

Virtual Reality

Robotic needle can be steered through tissue

A robot-assisted system developed at the University of Twente promises to make medical procedures that use needles more precise. The system allows …


Radar images, local legend may point the way to long-forgotten Nazi gold train

For the past few days, rumors of a Nazi gold train have been circulating across the Internet. A pair of hunters (one Polish, one German) contacted …

Remembrance Day

Major cancer breakthrough: Doctors solve long-standing mystery of how to stop cancer from growing

Cancer is a terrifying disease that researchers around the globe are obsessively working to cure. Now scientists from the USA have made a …


Watch Sony test their prototype mini-airplane drone

Sony has teamed up with Japanese robotics company ZMP Inc to form Aerosense, a company focused on building drones for surveying and inspecting …


Why Firms Need to Rethink the Way They Measure Productivity

Does technological change increase labor productivity or does it affect all factors of production equally? New Wharton research shows that the truth …


Groundbreaking Solar Classroom in a Box to be deployed in every single county in Kenya’s solar classroom isn’t the first, but its design shows major improvements over previous models …

Renewable Energy

Instagram photographers on the VSCO Cam app

To the untrained eye, Ishtaarth Dalmia looks like your average millennial with a smartphone: forehead creased in concentration as he uses his iPhone …

Photography (India)

Eyeing the stars: Ethiopia’s space program

Space Science

ANU research could improve cancer treatment, renewables and technology and reveal secrets of space

ANU Physicist Dr Audrey Miroshnichenko has found a way to confine electromagnetic energy without it leaking away Photo: Elesa Kurtz

Imagine the …


Europe Is Trying To Regulate Drones To Protect Airplanes

Credit: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

BERLIN/FRANKFURT, Germany, Aug 26 (Reuters) -- No-drone zones, software to block flights into sensitive areas and registration rules are among proposals from European regulators and aviation experts to ensure growing numbers of drones don't case dangerous …