Thursday, April 25, 2019

Uh-oh! Crowdfunded social robot Jibo won’t now ship outside North America

 Jibo, a cutesy social robot pitched to crowdfunders in mid 2014 as ‘the world’s first social robot’ but since delayed and yet to arrive...

Devices could recycle radio waves instead of transmitting them with new ‘interscatter’ technique

 If we’re ever to have things like smart contact lenses and permanent brain implants, one of the things we need to figure out is...

UK antivirus firm BullGuard buys Israeli IoT security startup, Dojo-Labs

 UK antivirus maker BullGuard is acquiring Israeli startup Dojo-Labs to expand its portfolio of security products to the Internet of Things. Read More ...

Karma Revero hybrid electric sports car revealed, complete with solar roof

 The Fisker Karma is back, reborn as the Karma Revero, with a familiar look, along with a new name and some design tweaks and...

Samsung will launch the Gear S3, its newest smartwatch, on August 31

 Samsung will introduce (yet) another smartwatch this month. The Korea-based giant teased a launch event at the IFA electronics show in Germany, the date...

Microsoft signals broader gaming push with Xbox Wireless for partners

 Microsoft wants everyone to know the joy that is low latency wireless gaming peripheral connections. The company is making the Xbox Wireless connection tech...

Step trackers in Happy Meals let you tone your McNuggets

 The latest move by McDonalds to distance itself from its enduring image as a greasy, unhealthy fast food apocalypse is once sure to please...

How to make your own ‘Han Solo frozen in carbonite’ fridge

 Growing up, I can remember spending a lot of time thinking about what it would be like to be frozen in carbonite, the way...

Razer CEO Min Liang-Tan is speaking at Disrupt SF 2016

 The first OSVR headset made its debut at last year’s CES. The wearable wasn’t aimed at Oculus or HTC – nor were its creators...

Having conquered Chess and Go, the robots move to master Foosball

 We’ve come a long way since the days of selecting a CPU player for the other Pong paddle, tank or hand-to-hand combatant. Now the...