This Robot Can Pick Up More Than 260 Items Per Hour
This robot can pick up objects it hasn’t seen before by looking at them through a 3-D camera.
It assesses what would be the best point of contact based on its previous experience with lifting similar objects. The system, called Dex-Net, is being developed at UC Berkeley. With its left hand, the robot can grab objects and with its right hand, it can suck objects up. Using deep learning, the robot can decide […]
Which TV Streaming Service Is Right for You?
With several new TV streaming options available, it can be hard to decide which to choose. Here’s what you need to know if you’re thinking of ditching cable.
World's First 3D-Printed Titanium Ribcage Saves Cancer Patient
3D printing is the future of medicine. Manufacturers have proven its worth again and again through the creation of a custom vertebra, knee parts, and skin grafts. The most recent additions to these custom 3D printed human parts include a titanium sternum and rib cage. The lucky recipient of these 3D printed parts was a […]
NASA Wants To Build A Windbot That Could Float Amid Jupiter's Clouds
Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California are looking into creating a new type of exploratory wind-powered robot.
YouTube Says It Can't Keep Terrorist Videos Off Site
YouTube says it’s having trouble taking down all pieces of terror-related content.
Internet Capacity Nearing Overload
There’s a warning tonight that the internet is on course for a ‘capacity crunch’ that could put the whole system on the brink of collapse.
Charge All Your Devices At Once With This High Tech Hub
If you only have one charging cable you can only charge one device at a time and if you charge more than one device at a time you have multiple AC adapters taking up wall outlets or filling up a power bar. Cut the cords and keep your charge station clutter free with the […]
App Teaches Kindergarteners to Code
They can’t all read yet, but soon kindergarteners may be able to create basic computer code. Researchers in Massachusetts developed an app that teaches young kids a simple computer programming language.
Startups Try Pitching At 30,000 Feet
How does American Airlines plan to spot the next trend in travel technology? By challenging several teams of techies to pitch new products to the most discerning minds around: People in first class. On July 12, first class and business class passengers on an American Airlines flight got one additional perk: a chance to […]
Fear Stolen Photos? How to Unplug from the iCloud
Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are probing the release of nude photos onto the web of stars including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton. While unconfirmed, initial reports blamed Apple’s iCloud. The WSJ’s Ramy Inocencio tells you how to pull the plug.