Emerging Tech
Emerging Tech

New ‘documentary’ shows SpotMinis trying to survive in a desolate wasteland

In this gripping documentary from video artist Nixolas, watch herds of SpotMinis in the wild as they battle Mother Nature. Once "apex predators,' the creatures now fight for their very existence in a desolate wasteland.
Emerging Tech

Authentic HAL-9000 virtual assistant could actually open the pod bay doors

The malevolent A.I. from sci-fi could find a place on your wall with an authentic HAL-9000 voice assistant. The officially licensed collectible will be released on the 50th anniversary of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Emerging Tech

Move over, lithium! Researchers create world’s first rechargeable proton battery

Sick of constantly spending money on new batteries for your appliances? Well, a team of researchers at RMIT University have created the world's first rechargeable proton battery.
Emerging Tech

You can now see the Boring Company in action in a new video

Elon Musk revealed that he had received written government approval for The Boring Company to build an underground system that will take commuters from New York to Philadelphia to Baltimore to Washington, D.C. A new video has been unveiled.

Give your morning commute an extra jolt with the best ebikes you can buy

A proper electric bike is perfect for a daily commute or trek along the trailhead, with some models offering pedal assistance and a long-range battery. With that said, here are the best electric bikes on the market.
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China’s ‘Heavenly Palace’ space station will crash in the next few weeks

As its orbit continues to decay, we now know when the Tiangong-1 is expected to break apart in the Earth's atmosphere. Some debris from the space station may make it to the ground or slash into the ocean.
Emerging Tech

Stealth startup launches four unauthorized rogue satellites into orbit

In what's being called “the first ever unauthorized launch of commercial satellites,” a startup from former Google and Apple engineers launched four satellites into orbit despite being denied permission by the FCC.
Emerging Tech

Flippy gets fired: Burger bot shut down after one day on the job

After Flippy made his debut at CaliBurger, the restaurant was flooded with so many customers hoping to see the burger-flipping robot in action they had to temporarily pull the plug to train the human workers.
Product Review

Ultimaker’s pricey new printer is a perfect example of “you get what you pay for”

Ultimaker’s third-generation 3D printer is a standout among filament-based 3D printers – but is it really worth the hefty $3,500 price tag?
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How do 3D printers work? Here’s a super simple breakdown

How do 3D printers work, exactly? If you ever wondered how these magical machines create 3D objects in a matter of hours, then look no further than this dead-simple breakdown of the four most common printing technologies.

Hackers could seize robots with ransomware, costing companies millions

A recent report explains that hackers could use ransomware to seize robots in corporate, manufacturing, and healthcare environments, costing millions. The attacks take advantage of how robots send and receive data.
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Never get sunburned again with QSun, a wearable gizmo that tracks UV exposure

A new wearable device called QSun promises to help you keep track of harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, courtesy of some smart artificial intelligence technology. It 's now on Kickstarter.