Emerging Tech
Emerging Tech

Ripple expands its domain and enters partnership with UAE Exchange

Ripple, the company behind XRP, has announced that it will be partnering with UAE Exchange to help provide support for international money transfers.
Emerging Tech

7 Exotic technologies that were once science fiction, but now exist in reality

It’s no big surprise that engineers and scientists working in cutting edge tech are often inspired by science fiction. Here are seven examples of sci-fi gadgets engineers helped bring to life.
Movies & TV

Sir Patrick Stewart busts out the Shakespeare at the Sci-Tech Oscar Awards

In a lead-up to this year's Oscar Awards, scientific and technical innovation in the art of filmmaking, from animation to camera design, were recognized at the Sci-Tech Awards ceremony hosted by Patrick Stewart.
Emerging Tech

The newest weapon for the U.S. Marine Corps is a fleet of quadcopter drones

The U.S. military has begun rolling out quadcopter drones to every squad in the Marine Corps. The new devices will be used by soldiers in the field for everything from surveillance mapping to wargaming exercises.
Computing

BitGrail cryptocurrency exchange loses $170 million in Nano tokens

An Italian cryptocurrency exchange has reportedly lost about $170 million worth of Nano tokens. Bitgrail's founder denies responsibility for the loss, and law enforcement is investigating.
Web

Adult content domains are home to half the sites using cryptomining malware

The practice of cryptomining by hijacking a user's CPU without permission to create new currency is expanding rapidly, and the vast majority of sites containing the intrusive software are ones that offer adult content.
Emerging Tech

10 Valentine’s Day tech gifts to warm hearts with cold silicon

In need of a Valentine's Day gift for someone who prefers circuitry to chocolate? Skip the chocolates and flowers this Valentine’s Day, and go for one of these thoughtful tech gifts, for men, women, or anyone else.
Emerging Tech

SpaceX blew up its own booster rocket after it splashed down in the ocean

A booster rocket from a recent SpaceX launch survived a spashdown in the ocean, leading to a potentially hazardous situation. Although a military air strike was considered, the company took matters into its own hands.
Emerging Tech

Buckle up for a thrill ride on the world’s largest Lego wooden roller coaster

Using almost a hundred thousand bricks, Lego architect Chairudo has created a massive replica of the El Toro Six Flags wooden coaster, complete with a camera in the front car so you can get the full minifig experience.
Emerging Tech

This e-skin is not only self-healing, it’s totally recyclable too

A team of scientists have managed to develop a "malleable electronic skin enabled by dynamic covalent thermoset nanocomposite." But all you really need to understand is that this thin film is able to fix itself.
Product Review

Backpackable brute: DJI's tiny but mighty Mavic Pro makes no sacrifices

With a 4K camera, 4-mile range, and a crazy rugged design, DJI’s Mavic Pro is living proof that big things really do come in small packages.
Emerging Tech

NASA’s InSight lander passes its final tests, ready for the trip to Mars

After a two-year delay, NASA's InSight Mars lander is ready for launch and will soon be on its way to the red planet. The lander will study "Marsquakes" and other seismic activity during its two-year-long mission.
Emerging Tech

Intel’s Olympic drone light show just set a world record and looked awesome

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang opened in seriously impressive fashion, with more than 1,200 Intel Shooting Star drones serving as the stars of the show. The display set a new world record.
Emerging Tech

Science fiction’s 5 most haunting A.I. villains, ranked

We love writing about the latest advances in artificial intelligence, but, boy, does A.I. also have the potential to make for some great movie antagonists. Here are five of the best.
Outdoors

The Keyport is a modular multitool for your keys and Swiss army knife

Meet Keyport, a modular access device that consolidates all of your essential (or semi-essential) everyday items into a single device. And thanks to KeyportID, an online lost and found service, you won't lose it.
Emerging Tech

Insane in the blockchain: 15 ridiculous cryptocurrencies you’ve never heard of

Bitcoin and Ethereum are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to cryptocurrencies. You wouldn't believe how many ridiculous, silly, and downright stupid digital tokens are on the market these days. Here's a quick tour of the most…
Emerging Tech

From flamethrowers to brain linking, here are Elon Musk’s 5 craziest ideas

Billionaire inventor Elon Musk has garnered a hug following thanks to his eccentric ideas, many of which are straight out of science fiction. Here are some of the craziest ideas and inventions from Musk and his companies.
Emerging Tech

Watching this A.I. program build CAD models is a peek into the future of design

Many makers now have at their disposal an artificial intelligence tool that automates the design process for 3D-printable parts. It could help make designing and engineering more seamless and efficient.