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DJI's first educational robot is a $500 drone tank for kids

Less than a month after launching its first-ever action camera, DJI is now introducing its first educational robot, The RoboMaster S1, which the company says has been in ...

DJI's first educational robot is a $500 drone tank for kids

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Army tests robot-force attack on enemy 'tank ditch, minefield' Surging into heavy enemy fire, navigating rigorous terrain and forward-placing sensors and weapons close to enemy targets, teams of Army robots conducted a “deep assault through a breach” during an exercise intended to prepare the service for a new k...
04:17, 07/31/2019

Meet the DJI RoboMaster S1, a mini tank drone and Trojan horse for teaching code The DJI RoboMaster S1 rover looks like a miniature tank, but acts like a clever Trojan horse for kids – it's a way to make education a little more fun.It's the first ground-based DJI drone built by the company behind the DJI Mavic Ai...
09:17, 06/12/2019

The Air Force's New Robot Can Fly Any Plane and Turn It Into an Autonomous Drone Unmanned aircraft are the future of military aviation, minimizing the risks to human pilots during dangerous missions and hazardous operations. Autonomous planes have already been put into service but the US Air Force is now testing a robot that can ...
18:34, 08/22/2019

Why We Should Teach Kids to Call the Robot 'It' As a new generation grows up surrounded by artificial intelligence, researchers find education as early as preschool can help avoid confusion about robots’ role....
22:17, 08/26/2019

Dad using drone spots shark heading towards his kids A dad taking aerial drone shots of his three kids rollicking in the Florida sea captured a terrifying — and unexpected — subject: a photobombing shark heading straight towards them. Professional photographer Dan Watson flew his Mavic 2 P...
14:00, 07/02/2019

A dad sent up his drone to get photos of his kids at the beach in Florida. Then things got scary Dan Watson, 35, captured overhead photos of a shark swimming near his family at New Smyrna Beach in Florida.        ...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Florida dad spots shark lurking near kids while taking beach photos with drone A Florida family’s summer beach outing was interrupted when a dad said he spotted a shark lurking through the shallow water near his three young children....
23:51, 07/01/2019

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollars in order to develop Human Support Robot (HSR)-a robot for elderly. The robot is designed to assist ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

VW's eGon is a driveable, educational EV skeleton How do you illustrate the inner workings of electric cars without resorting to plain cutaway images and videos? If you're VW, you make a rolling skeleton on wheels. The company has unveiled an eGon model that strips the e-Golf down to its inne...
14:17, 05/06/2019

YouTube challenges BBC with educational shows for UK viewers Company commissions series on science, philosophy and history in part to refresh imageYouTube has stepped on the BBC’s toes by commissioning a series of educational programmes aimed at British audiences, partly in an attempt to improve the site’s ima...
23:17, 08/29/2019

This robot fish has robot blood If decades of science fiction movies have taught us anything, it’s that when the eventual robot uprising happens, the bots that purge mankind from Earth are going to bleed. Sure, they might spew robo-body-fluid in hues of green or blue, but the...
08:00, 06/20/2019

America's economic future hinges on this overlooked educational skill Teaching entrepreneurship is key for our nation's economic future. STEEM (science, technology, engineering, entrepreneurship, and mathematics) is the academic ecosystem our nation needs to remain globally competitive....
00:17, 08/07/2019

Trump administration suspends U.S. educational programs for migrant children The Trump administration is suspending educational, legal and recreational programs for migrant children in its custody, saying an influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the reso...
21:51, 06/05/2019

PlayShifu raises $7 million to build educational AR experiences for children PlayShifu has raised $7 million to create engaging and immersive augmented reality experiences for children that encourage early STEM learning.Read More...
17:17, 07/24/2019

YouTube looks to dilute nasty programming with curated educational playlists Move follows controversy over hate and conspiracy and fake news videos. The curated playlists will not send viewers to other areas of the network.       ...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Firefly opens first Alpha rocket launch to academic and educational payloads Enlarge / Firefly performed a full-duration firing of its rocket's second stage in April, 2019. (credit: Edwards Media) One of the questions facing any company as it brings a new rocket to market is what to put on top of the booster. After all, thi...
03:17, 06/18/2019

New report shows Arizona schools improving on the National Assessment of Educational Progress A new report shows Arizona schools are improving on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The National Assessment Governing Board tests a large group of students in every state to allow for comparisons between the states. Source: pi...
21:17, 07/11/2019

Alphabet's Drone Unit Partners with FedEx and Walgreens for Drone Deliveries After being the first drone operator to be granted its Air Carrier Certification earlier this year in April, Wing (a subsidiary of Alphabet) has partnered with FedEx, Walgreens, and local craft goods retailer Sugar Magnolia to conduct a “first-of-its...
11:52, 09/20/2019

Felicity Huffman Gets 2 Weeks in Jail for Gaming Educational System — Not So Long Ago, a Black Mom Wasn’t So Lucky With tears of misspent white privilege streaming down her face, actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for paying a fixer to change her daughter’s SAT scores in order to secure her a spot in the college of her choice....
07:51, 09/14/2019

Look no further, this DJI-powered drone is a great starter drone for under $100 Top-end models for deep pocketed pilots can rival the price of a used car. But if you’re like the rest of us, just looking to get into drone flying with a quality, easy to use craft at a reasonable price, the Ryze Tech Tello Quadcopter Powered by DJI...
15:51, 07/29/2019

New educational game aims to hook 'Fortnite' players 'Adventure Academy' is a massively multiplayer online game for elementary and middle school age children.        ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Gaming school: Age of Learning aims to hook 'Fortnite' generation with new educational app Will parents go on the hook for $9.99 monthly for another game in junior's life? That's the question facing Age of Learning.        ...
21:51, 05/01/2019

Biden says ‘poor kids’ just as bright as ‘white kids’ in latest gaffe Former Vice President Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic primary frontrunner, made another gaffe Thursday when he told a crowd in Iowa that “poor kids are just as bright and talented as white kids.”...
05:51, 08/09/2019

Biden tells minority voters in Iowa that ‘poor kids’ are just as bright as ‘white kids’ The former vice president, who has a history of gaffes, sought quickly to recover while speaking at a town hall hosted by the Asian and Latino Coalition in Des Moines....
19:00, 08/09/2019

Joe Biden Says ‘Poor Kids Are Just as Bright’ as ‘White Kids’ at Event for Asian and Hispanic Voters Joe Biden told a group of mostly Asian and Hispanic voters Wednesday that “poor kids are just as bright” as white children. The former vice president, who is known for verbal gaffes, made the remarks to the Asian & Latino Coalition in Des...
02:34, 08/11/2019

Biden says ‘poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids’ Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden arrives to walk in the Independence Fourth of July parade, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Independence, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) By Adam Edelman Former Vice President Joe Bi...
01:00, 08/10/2019

Biden criticized after saying: 'Poor kids are as bright as white kids' Former vice-president’s remarks prompt criticism from left and right amid Democrat’s history of gaffesJoe Biden, the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for president, found his record on race under scrutiny again on Friday after a gaffe on the...
00:34, 08/10/2019

Joe Biden Says ‘Poor Kids’ Are Just as Bright as ‘White Kids’ Mr. Biden was speaking at a town hall hosted by the Asian & Latino Coalition in Des Moines when he made the remark, which he quickly sought to recover from....
18:36, 08/09/2019

The Most Popular Kids' Video Site in the World Isn't for Kids Children who do watch YouTube Kids tend to shift over to YouTube's main site before they hit 13, according to multiple people at YouTube familiar with the internal data....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Parents vape around kids, even kids with asthma (Reuters Health) - American adults are more likely to use e-cigarettes when they have children at home, especially when kids have asthma, a U.S. study suggests....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Kids aren't growing up: Shocking new poll says parents are killing kids' life skills The college admissions scandal can be linked with a pattern of over-parenting, The New York Times/Morning Consult poll shows.       ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Russia says it will ban think tank formerly run by U.S. ambassador Russia said on Thursday it was preparing to ban the Atlantic Council, a think tank formerly run by the U.S. ambassador to Moscow, which Russia's prosecutor general described as a security threat....
23:17, 07/25/2019

How to tell how much propane is left in your tank Nothing is worse than running out of propane while you are grilling. There's a quick trick to help you figure out how much is left in your tank!       ...
03:17, 07/03/2019

The Most Beautiful Tank In The World Daniel Joustra is an artist at Guerrilla Games, the developers of Killzone and Horizon Zero Dawn. He’s also worked on games like Star Citizen....
04:51, 05/10/2019

Think Tank Points to U.S. Growth Slowing Anxious about the U.S. economy? The Conference Board think tank is pointing to growth slowing to 1.5-2.0% but there are no imminent signs of a recession....
18:51, 05/08/2019

Switching From Healer To Tank Was Terrifying If there’s one thing I love doing in Final Fantasy XIV, it’s healing. Saving teammates from huge attacks and making sure we survive to the end of the fight feels good. After playing some of the classes from the upcoming expansion Shadowbringers, I’ve...
19:34, 06/12/2019

2020 Rezvani Tank Unveiled Rezvani teased the Tank last week and we told you all about it but now we finally get to see all of it. It's big, radical and a guaranteed attraction seeker. Its latest model- the 2020 Rezvani Tank......
14:17, 08/13/2019

The best tank tops for all ages – in pictures This summer, the tank top is the building block of your wardrobe. More dressed up than a T-shirt, it is the perfect partner for jazzy separates Continue reading......
09:34, 06/21/2019

German art activists to defy tank ban in Dresden A German art activists' collective is planning to put a tank in front of the Saxony state parliament in Dresden in protest against the AfD. But the city authorities have denied the requested permit....
21:17, 09/01/2019

I Crushed A Car With A Tank, And I Would Highly Recommend Doing So If You Get The Chance On a serious and not at all joking note, I’ve actually never driven a tank or an armored personnel carrier before, despite writing about them every so often. I expected to feel absolutely powerful while driving one. I was so right....
05:35, 09/21/2019

Mets’ Todd Frazier showing he has more in the tank Todd Frazier is likely playing out his final weeks in a Mets uniform and faces an uncertain future as a 33-year-old third baseman headed to free agency. So there might not be anybody in the Mets clubhouse with a stronger determination these days than...
14:17, 09/11/2019

DJI’s RoboMaster S1 tank might be the funnest way to learn to code Everyone knows DJI for its drones and gimbals, but its newest device is a little more grounded. The $499 RoboMaster S1 is a tank-like remote control rover packed a wealth of movement options, a dextrous gimbal, a variety of sensors, and a blaster tha...
06:00, 06/12/2019

China government think tank presses for 2025 CO2 cap An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on course for emissions to peak by the end of the next decade....
11:51, 08/14/2019

Independent Cuban think tank says closing under pressure One of Cuba's only independent think tanks said Monday that it is closing because of pressure from what it described as powerful institutions on and off the communist island, though it gave no details....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Tank-like Saquon Barkley has the muscles for showing — and going It is a fortress, but not one built in solitude, for this Superman — the Giants’ superman — did not come screeching down to the planet. Although, he at times looks faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive and able to...
22:17, 08/05/2019

Bentley Continental GT Gets Modified Into A Tank In Russia Russian car builders, AcademeG, have converted a Bentley Continental GT into an Ultratank by replacing the wheels with a custom set of heavy duty tracks....
11:17, 05/14/2019

Film idling drivers and get 25% of their fine, says think tank News 12 Aug, 2019 Drivers who leave their engines running should be filmed by members of the public, who would receive 25% of the offending driver’s fine...
20:53, 08/13/2019

The Real Danger of Going on 'Shark Tank' Is Copycats Entrepreneurs appear on “Shark Tank” to prowl for attention and cash, but they also can end up being prey—for copycats who start selling knockoffs of ideas pitched on the reality TV show....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Trump's China Exodus Order Could Tank GM Trump’s trade threats are further screwing with the auto industry, camera-based “mirrors” could be coming to the U.S. (finally), drivers don’t like being told by their cars they suck at driving, and something about Suzuki, which still exists. All thi...
21:17, 08/28/2019

GenDyn tapped for 120mm tank ammunition for Iraq General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $92.4 million contract to produce 120mm ammunition cartridges for Iraq's M1A1 Abrams tanks....
00:00, 05/17/2019

2 migrants die after found hiding in truck tank in Serbia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian authorities say two migrants are dead and two others are in serious condition after hiding in a truck tank in a bid to reach Western Europe. The men were discovered two days ago in northern Serbia when the truck driver...
16:51, 05/23/2019

And the loser is ... when award show hosts tank on stage The backlash surrounding comedian Sebastian Maniscalco’s performance as VMAs host puts him in good, or rather bad, company While MTV is no longer the vanguard of youth culture, the channel has gone to great lengths to keep their annual flagship event...
18:51, 08/30/2019

Overwatch’s new gravity-controlling tank Sigma is what the game needs Overwatch has released its 31st hero into its public test realm, meaning anyone who downloads the test version of the game can give Sigma a try.Read More...
04:51, 07/24/2019

Rezvani Tank Launches at One of the Wildest Garages in Macau As a California-based company, you’d think Rezvani might have opted to have the big official launch of their 2020 Tank located somewhere closer to home or through, maybe, a Rezvani dealer. But that would not be ridiculous enough for this already ridi...
21:17, 07/31/2019

Last lawsuit in Virginia boy’s septic tank drowning settled PULASKI, Va. (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit filed in connection with the drowning of a 5-year-old Virginia boy in a septic tank has been settled with a $200,000 insurance payment to his parents and sister. The Roanoke Times reports the order entered...
22:17, 05/12/2019

This Tank Man image from Tiananmen Square heralded a new digital age "Tank Man" is an iconic image of how one man defied brutal state power at Tiananmen Square 30 years ago. It also marked the beginning of a new technological era...
06:17, 07/29/2019

After battle tank, Red Star celebrates on armored vehicle After parking a battle tank at the gates of their stadium, Red Star Belgrade fans packed into an open-top armored troop carrier with some players to mark their Champions League qualification       ...
14:51, 08/28/2019

Burning Propane Tank in Pickup Explodes in Drive Thru A leaking propane tank in a pickup truck going through the drive thru of a Burger King in Beebe, Arkansas exploded into a massive fireball, and if there’s one thing it teaches us, it’s that a propane tank on fire is surely going to have it its way....
12:34, 05/02/2019

2020 Rezvani Tank Teased Ahead Of Its Debut The Rezvani Tank is no ordinary SUV for sure and there is nothing of sorts corresponding to its capabilities or demeanour. It's different from any other SUV and has been built to take on the toughest......
01:17, 08/08/2019

4 Of Family Die Cleaning Septic Tank In Bihar's Muzaffarpur Four persons of a family died of asphyxiation inside a newly-constructed septic tank at a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Tuesday, an official said....
13:34, 09/10/2019

Think tank official suspended for Somali American comments MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota think tank official has been suspended for comments she made about Somali Americans in a New York Times story. The story with the comments from Kim Crockett, vice president and general counsel of the con...
06:17, 06/22/2019

NASA astronauts are preparing for the Moon in a big water tank NASA astronaut candidates have to meet a long list of criteria before the space agency decides they’re fit to carry out important duties in space. When astronauts return to the Moon in the near future, they’ll be met with challenges that ...
14:34, 09/16/2019

‘Tank man’ photographer urges China to open up on Tiananmen ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — The American photographer who shot the iconic image of a man standing in front of tanks at the 1989 Tiananmen protests says it’s time for the Chinese government to come clean about the bloody events of 30 years ago. Jeff...
06:00, 06/01/2019

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc.’s shares fell as much as 7 percent Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition. The potential investigation represents the latest attack on a tech company by the Trump adminis...
02:34, 06/04/2019

The 2020 Rezvani Tank Has 1,000 Horsepower and Is Still Stupendously Pointless The first Rezvani Tank had 500 horsepower and was once driven by the worst person on Earth. The new one will double the horsepower, and the ridiculousness....
03:00, 06/19/2019

#68 Ford GTE Pro disqualified from Le Mans for fuel tank breach The #68 Ford GT has been deleted from the results in the team's fourth and final 24 Hours of Le Mans due to an apparent breach of fuel tank capacity regulations...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Top think tank uses AI, 5G report to assail Trump on immigration, gun violence A new analysis of the administration’s high-tech agenda from an influential think tank was dismissive of President Trump’s aggressive strategy to boost spending on artificial intelligence, quantum, 5G, STEM, and Ivanka Trump’s worker initiative, and ...
20:17, 09/19/2019

This "Tank Man" image from Tiananmen Square heralded a new digital age "Tank Man" is an iconic image of how one man defied brutal state power at Tiananmen Square 30 years ago. It also marked the beginning of a new technological era...
16:51, 06/05/2019

NFL draft 2020's top 10 prospects: Tank for Tua Tagovailoa? Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa will create a significant buzz for the 2020 NFL draft, but he might have strong competition to be the top quarterback taken.        ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Motor racing: Castroneves has Tiger in his tank for Indy 500 If Tiger Woods can get back in the winners' circle Helio Castroneves says he sees no reason he cannot return to Victory Lane at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday and finally claim a place in the Brickyard's most exclusive club....
03:00, 05/26/2019

Inflatable ‘Tank Man’ in Taiwan marks Tiananmen protests TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon installation, which stands in front of Taipei’s fa...
14:17, 06/01/2019

HP Launches 'World's First Laser Tank' Printers in India HP Neverstop Laser Printers will be available across HP World Stores, Large Format Retail Outlets, Multi-Brand Outlets, HP Online Store, and e-commerce platforms....
15:17, 07/03/2019

Shares of Indian coffee chain tank 20% after founder goes missing Shares of Indian coffee shop chain Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd plunged 20% in early trading on Tuesday, after the founder and largest shareholder in the company went missing under mysterious circumstances on Monday....
07:17, 07/30/2019

Raytheon awarded $101.3M to build anti-tank missiles for U.S. Army Raytheon has been awarded a $101.3 million contract to build the radio-controlled tactically-launched optically-tracked wireless-guided anti-tank missiles for the U.S. Army....
04:51, 05/14/2019

NASA astronauts preparing for moonwalk in giant water tank NASA astronaut candidates have to meet a long list of criteria before the space agency decides they’re fit to carry out important duties in space. When astronauts return to the moon in the near future, they’ll be met with challenges that few space tr...
17:34, 09/16/2019

Inflatable tank man in Taiwan marks Tiananmen Square anniversary An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon installation, which stands in front of Taipei’s famous Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall...
03:00, 06/02/2019

The General Motors Strike Could Tank Michigan’s Economy: Report GM’s strike could hurt Michigan’s economy if it doesn’t end soon, Ford is almost certainly building two cars based on VW’s electric car platform, Germans are protesting against SUVs after a fatal crash, and much more. Here’s what you need to know for...
18:34, 09/17/2019

Diplomats visit Canadian think tank expert in China custody BEIJING (AP) — Diplomats have visited a Canadian think tank expert whose detention in China is believed to be an attempt to pressure Canada to release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. Diplomats said Canadian consular officials visited with Michael Kovr...
07:17, 05/14/2019

GenDyn gets $16.2M contract for Abrams M1A1 tank tech support General Dynamics Land Systems has received a $16.2 million contract modification for technical support in building Abrams M1A1 tanks, both for the U.S. military and through foreign military sales to Morocco....
00:34, 06/13/2019

Selena Gomez Freaking Out Over This Shark Tank Present Is a Gift To All of Us Selena Gomez is about to be shark bait. For her 27th birthday, the superstar was presented the ultimate Shark Tank present to fuel her undying love. "Not many of you know but I am......
23:51, 07/29/2019

Pak Continues To Back Anti-India Terrorist Groups, Says US Think-Tank Pakistan continues to sponsor terror outfits that launched deadly attacks in India because Islamabad has "paid no price for its perfidy", a prominent think-tank expert has told American lawmakers....
09:34, 05/04/2019

Kentucky Town Picked For Propane Tank Manufacturing Plant Manchester Tank FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say a company plans to put a propane tank manufacturing facility in a south-central Kentucky town. The project is expected to create 175 full-time jobs in coming years. Gov. Matt Bevin’...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Watch Selena Gomez get absurdly excited about ABC's Shark Tank Celebrities are not above having television obsessions, too, and Selena Gomez can definitely relate. She’s wholeheartedly on the fandom train for Shark Tank,  and just freaked out about getting a birthday gift that involves the entrepreneurial ABC re...
22:51, 07/31/2019

Police believe body in septic tank is woman missing since 1982 Man arrested after discovery of remains thought to be Brenda Venables, 48, of WorcestershireDetectives investigating the discovery of human remains in a septic tank have said they believe they are those of a woman who disappeared in 1982.Brenda Venab...
14:17, 07/30/2019

Sanitation worker injured when gas tank explodes during trash collection A city sanitation worker was injured Friday morning when a gas tank exploded during garbage collection in Brooklyn, sources said. The Department of Sanitation crew was hauling trash in front of a home on 12th Street near 7th Avenue in Park Slope at a...
19:00, 06/14/2019

To prepare astronauts for the Moon, NASA is using a giant water tank As NASA prepares for a return to the Moon in 2024, it's using a massive water tank to help prepare potential astronauts for the challenges that come with going into space....
16:35, 09/16/2019

Driving a tank in ‘Hell Let Loose’ is the most fun I’ve ever had playing a first-person shooter Games like PUBG and Fortnite have inspired a Battle Royale revolution in the past few years, with many players being instantly drawn to the concept. Whether it’s everyone for themselves or playing in teams, these Battle Royale games are all bas...
03:34, 05/29/2019

Trump's tank sale to Taiwan is a boon for Ohio manufacturing The Trump administration's proposed sale of 108 M1A2T Abrams tanks to Taiwan not only serves a national security purpose — it is also a major boost to the Ohio manufacturing sector....
16:51, 07/12/2019

Mitsui's ITC hit with water pollution charges after Texas tank fire Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co faces five environmental criminal charges following a chemical fire in March at its Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical storage facility, local officials said on Monday....
01:51, 04/30/2019

Mitsui's ITC begins paying claims following Texas tank fire Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) has begun evaluating and paying claims to Houston area residents who missed work or incurred medical expenses following a March fire at its petrochemical storage facility, the company said on Frid...
05:17, 05/25/2019

Dad of burned tot allegedly rigged car with propane tank before setting the blaze The father of a 3-year-old girl who burned to death in the back of his car in Queens allegedly rigged the trunk with a propane tank before setting the blaze, sources said on Monday. Martin Pereira, 39, chain-locked his daughter Zoey into the vehicle ...
04:34, 05/07/2019

You're Not Doing the Fourth of July Right If You're Not Blowing Up the World's Largest Fireworks Tank There’s an overwhelming variety of fireworks to help you celebrate the Fourth of July, including staples like burning schoolhouses, Roman candles, and those tiny tanks that roll around and shoot sparks. Those tanks were apparently a childhood favorit...
04:00, 07/05/2019

Dow Texas lockout may end after fire-hit tank farm reopens -sources The reopening of a portion of a Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical tank farm after a massive mid-March fire may lead to the end of a lockout of union workers at a neighboring Dow Inc plant, said four people familiar with the matter....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Could Margot Robbie Try and Bring Tank Girl Back to the Big Screen? Pierce Brosnan lends his support to a potential female Bond. Jon Favreau is already teasing his work on The Mandalorian’s second season. The CW wants to revive Dark Shadows. Plus, what’s to come on The Terror, Midnight rises in a new teaser for Super...
20:51, 09/10/2019

Make cannabis legal and cut crime, says Adam Smith think tank A leading think tank today called for cannabis to be sold over the counter in pharmacies — and said legalisation for adult recreational use is a matter of "when, not if"....
13:34, 07/09/2019

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Tiananmen Square - to mark 30 years since China's......
18:51, 05/21/2019

Chinese think tank urges government to impose greenhouse gas caps An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on course for emissions to peak by the end of the next decade....
22:17, 08/14/2019

Steel Division 2 debuts with massive World War II tank battles French independent developer and self-publisher Eugen Systems has launched its real-time strategy game Steel Division 2 on Steam on the Windows PC and Mac.Read More...
20:17, 06/20/2019

Firefighters haul ass after pet donkey found trapped in septic tank ‘Other than being a bit cold and a bit smelly he still had a full appetite,’ rescuer saysA miniature donkey has caused a stink after falling into a large septic tank, sparking a challenging rescue north of Brisbane.Firefighters were called to a Moray...
07:34, 05/31/2019

A body in a fish tank: the unsolved murder haunting San Francisco A year after Brian Egg’s body was found dismembered in his home neighbors and family wonder why his killer remains at largeBrian Egg’s head and hands are still missing.And a year after the dismembered body of the San Francisco man was found stuffed i...
07:17, 08/16/2019

Press union: Turkey think tank study is 'blacklisting document' The list mostly targets foreign media, including DW, for alleged bias against the Turkish government. The journalists' union has said that the list is another method of intimidation being used by Ankara....
21:34, 07/07/2019

Charlie Cole, photographer who captured the Tiananmen ‘Tank Man,’ has died “He made the image; I just took the picture," Cole said about the white-shirted man who stood before Chinese tanks in 1989. "I felt honored to be there.”...
09:01, 09/14/2019

Halle Berry Rings in Her 53rd Birthday With a "No Bra Club" Wet Tank Top It's Halle Berry's birthday and she's ringing it in in her own kind of birthday suit. The Oscar winner turns 53 years old today and took to social media to mark her special......
01:51, 08/15/2019

Explosion in East Chicago injures 3 at chemical tank cleaning business An official says an explosion at a chemical tank cleaning business in northwestern Indiana injured three workers.        ...
07:19, 08/15/2019

I bought these reusable paper towels after seeing them on 'Shark Tank' and they've helped me cut down on a ton of waste Amazon "Shark Tank" alum Bambooee makes reusable paper towels from rayon, a relatively sustainable material that comes (in this case) from bamboo. I bought Bambooee sheets ($10 for a 30-sheet roll on Amazon) in an effort to make my home more eco-fr...
09:17, 08/17/2019

Crisis Shadow On India's Economy, Predicts Member Of PM Modi's Think Tank The Indian economy is running the risk of a structural crisis, and could soon be ensnared in a "middle-income trap", eventually becoming like Brazil or South Africa, according to Rathin Roy, member of......
21:17, 05/08/2019

Drugmaker Insys shares tank after saying opioid lawsuits may force it into bankruptcy Insys Therapeutics shares tanked Monday after the company said it may have to file for bankruptcy because it can't afford legal costs related to a Department of Justice investigation into the company's sales practices of one of its popular ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

ISIS will target Christians in annual Ramadan offensive, think tank predicts The Islamic State will target Christians as part of the terrorist group's offensive during the upcoming Islamic holy month of Ramadan, a new report predicts....
07:34, 05/04/2019

General Electric shares tank following accusation of 'bigger fraud than Enron' Share price plummets as Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos claims company is engaging in $38bn accounting fraudThe whistleblower who exposed Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme has accused General Electric of wide-scale fraud, sending the US conglomerat...
22:51, 08/15/2019

Paris-Based Think Tank OECD Cuts Global Growth Forecast While the OECD pared back its global growth forecast for the current year, it predicted a pick-up in activity to 3.4 per cent next year. It notched up its forecast for US growth this year by 0.2......
17:51, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Dow Texas lockout may end after fire-hit tank farm reopens -sources The reopening of a portion of a Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical tank farm after a massive mid-March fire may lead to the end of a lockout of union workers at a neighboring Dow Inc plant, said four people familiar with the matter....
04:34, 05/10/2019

Wall Street set to tank again | Oil prices fall 4% | Canada arrests Huawei's CFO A day off has done nothing to improve Wall Street's mood following Monday's sharp losses, with futures indicating another slump at the Thursday open....
20:51, 05/01/2019

PVH cuts profit forecast as CEO sees retail softness, shares tank PVH Corp cut its annual profit forecast by 10 cents a share on Wednesday as the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands owner grapples with tariffs and slowing retail growth, exacerbated by weak spending from overseas shoppers in the face of a strong ...
08:51, 05/30/2019

Government Think Tank Proposes Electrifying Motorbikes, Scooters In 6-8 Years: Report The Indian government's leading think-tank has proposed electrifying most motorbikes and scooters within the next six to eight years to curb pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels....
11:17, 05/23/2019

Mallinckrodt shares tank 39% on report opioid manufacturer is exploring bankruptcy Shares of Mallinckrodt tanked 39% Thursday after Bloomberg reported the drugmaker is considering bankruptcy as it faces a slew of lawsuits related to its role in the nation's opioid crisis....
00:34, 09/06/2019

Israel Fires Back After Anti-Tank Missiles Launched From Lebanon Israel said it was returning fire Sunday after anti-tank missiles were launched at its territory from Lebanon, raising fears of a serious escalation with Hezbollah after a week of rising tensions....
02:51, 09/02/2019

Best laptops for kids 2019: the top laptops for kids in elementary school and beyond These days, having a good laptop is complete necessary not only for grown-ups, but also for the kids. The best laptops for kids will usually take the form of rugged, cheap tablets, but there will come a time when your child will have to graduate to a...
04:17, 06/05/2019

Ford Focus recall: Automaker recalls 58,000 vehicles that could get deformed fuel tank Ford Motor Co. is recalling about 58,000 Focus cars in North America to fix a powertrain software issue that could cause a deformed fuel tank.       ...
22:34, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 3-PVH cuts profit forecast as CEO sees retail softness, shares tank PVH Corp cut its annual profit forecast by 10 cents a share on Wednesday as the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands owner grapples with tariffs and slowing retail growth, exacerbated by weak spending from overseas shoppers in the face of a strong ...
03:34, 05/30/2019

'Shark Tank' star Robert Herjavec explains what makes America great 'Shark Tank' star Robert Herjavec tells us why he thinks America is already great. EDITOR'S NOTE: This video was originally published on March 23, 2016. See Also:A year after Armenia's 250,000-person revolution, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan explain...
03:34, 07/04/2019

Iran accuses US think tank of 'economic terrorism,' threatens action by 'security apparatuses' The Iranian government said Saturday that it had imposed sanctions in the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), a Washington-based think tank that has led criticism of the 2015 nuclear deal....
10:17, 08/25/2019

Global military spending at new post-Cold War high, fueled by U.S., China - think-tank Global military expenditure reached its highest level last year since the end of the Cold War, fueled by increased spending in the United States and China, the world's two biggest economies, a leading defense think-tank said on Monday....
17:17, 04/29/2019

Terror-sponsor Iran threatens Washington think tank with actions by 'security apparatuses' Iran, an international sponsor of terrorism, has announced sanctions against a hawkish Washington think tank, threatening that any actions taken against it by "security apparatuses" will be "considered legitimate" by Tehran....
17:17, 08/25/2019

Recession ahead? Dow, stocks tank on fears that bond market signals a downturn The Dow and stocks fell into a tailspin Wednesday as traders took signs from the bond market that a recession could be coming.       ...
05:51, 08/15/2019

Subterranean ‘Water Tank’ Is Actually the Oldest Christian Church in Russia, Say Nuclear Physicists The conclusion of a team of scientists testing the hypothesis of archaeologists about the use of a building in the Derbent fortress of Naryn-Kala as a Christian temple is that it is ‘most likely to be true’.  ...
21:17, 07/13/2019

2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid delivers towing power and 500 miles per tank If you're seeking a green SUV, the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid is a viable option -- as long as you don't opt for the four-wheel drive model. The EPA released fuel economy estimates for Ford's latest hybrid model which indicate that the ...
14:51, 08/30/2019

Former South African opposition leader Zille joins free market think tank The former head of South Africa's official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party and ex-premier of the Western Cape province, Helen Zille, will join think tank the Institute of Race Relations (IRR), the group said on Sunday....
17:17, 07/28/2019

Satellite images show Myanmar's 'minimal preparations' for Rohingya return: think-tank Myanmar has made “minimal” preparations for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees sheltering in neighboring Bangladesh, according to an Australian think-tank, despite the country saying it is ready to start repatriation....
08:00, 07/24/2019

Kevin O'Leary: Based on my 'Shark Tank' firms, 'I've never seen a stronger economy in my life' "Shark Tank" companies are "an amazing index on America's economy because they're almost in every state, in every sector," says "Mr. Wonderful."...
17:34, 07/17/2019

The Next Hot Job: Pretending to Be a Robot Until the techno-utopian dream of full automation is realized, the growth of not-yet-autonomous technologies is creating opportunities for humans to help operate robots remotely, sometimes from thousands of miles away....
06:51, 08/31/2019

The five: robot farmers Will robots be the answer to labour shortages on farms? Our pick of the best planting, weeding and harvesting machinesLast week a startup based at Plymouth University unveiled the world’s first raspberry-picking robot. The machine can pick about 25,0...
09:17, 06/02/2019

China could win military conflict in Indo-Pacific region even 'before America can respond', think tank warns A new study warns the U.S. has lost its military supremacy in the Indo-Pacific region, with China being able to launch and win a military conflict even before American forces are able come up with a response....
16:00, 08/20/2019

Shark Tank's Daymond John reveals 3 strategies for running a recession-proof business Shark Tank's Daymond John reveals 3 tips for running a recession-proof small business. He says make sure to have cash on hand to cover three to six months of expenses, build buzz in your local market and invest in new talent....
16:02, 09/18/2019

World War II 'Hero of Cologne,' 95, receives Bronze Star for destroying Nazi tank in firefight It took nearly 75 years, but World War II veteran Clarence Smoyer, 95, finally received the Bronze Star Medal on Wednesday for his heroic actions that helped destroy a German tank and take the crucial city of Cologne....
16:34, 09/20/2019

The Clever Ways Game Developers Reuse Assets, Like Turning A Tank Into A Destiny Boss Xavier Nelson Jr. is a writer and game developer, famous for his work on games like Hypnospace Outlaw. He recently asked devs and fans on Twitter to share different ways games have reused assets. The resulting replies are filled with some amazingly c...
08:34, 06/16/2019

The Frywall made famous on 'Shark Tank' is a game changer that reduces the mess of cooking — here's why I like using it Frywall Making delicious fried foods and other oil-intensive dishes comes at a cost: the mess of oil splatters on your body and surrounding kitchen space. The Frywall ($17.95-$28.95), a silicone kitchen accessory that fits into your pan like a funn...
04:00, 06/24/2019

Liberal think tank Center for American Progress selling hyper-partisan ThinkProgress site that's $3M in red Liberal think tank the Center for American Progress (CAP) is its selling hyper-partisan news site ThinkProgress as the organization questions the site’s viability since it’s millions in the red....
16:34, 07/02/2019

High-flying IPOs Crowdstrike, Zoom, and Medallia shares tank after quarterly results Three of Wall Street's top-performing IPO stocks in 2019 tumbled after the companies' quarterly results failed to satisfy investors and justify their high valuations....
05:17, 09/07/2019

Fitbit cuts 2019 revenue view, Versa Lite sales lag; shares tank Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc cut its 2019 revenue forecast on Wednesday, blaming disappointing sales of its newly launched cheapest smartwatch Versa Lite, sending its shares tumbling as much as 16% to a record low....
01:17, 08/01/2019

You can rent a rapping robot Hundreds of "friendly" robots that sing and speak multiple languages are being rolled out across hi-tech Singapore.       ...
04:34, 07/19/2019

Here's your first look at the final season of Mr. Robot Mr. Robot’s third season was excellent, gearing us up for a final season that will find Rami Malek’s Elliott square off against the elite. “The one percent of the one percent revealed themselves,” we wrote in our review of the third season finale, “a...
19:34, 07/17/2019

'Dumping Trump' robot being sent to UK Model of Donald Trump on toilet could feature at protests over US president’s visit A giant talking robot of Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet is being shipped from Sichuan in China to London for protests to mark the president’s controversial sta...
15:00, 05/15/2019

'Man's best friend' is a robot dog to some with dementia A robot dog under development in California is vying to be a best friend to people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, offering comfort by responding to human touch with life-like motions....
14:51, 07/03/2019

China announces it seeks 'calm' end to trade war, as markets tank and currency hits 11-year flatline China signaled on Monday it was now seeking a rapid end to its trade war with the U.S., as Asian markets crumbled and China's currency plummeted to an 11-year low following the latest tariffs announced last Friday by the Trump administration....
14:51, 08/26/2019

Abercrombie & Fitch shares tank 17% on weak same-store sales, retailer closing 3 flagship stores Abercrombie's same-store sales growth of 1% during the first quarter came in short of what analysts were expecting, sending the retailer's stock tumbling....
15:34, 05/29/2019

Star Wars: Battlefront II — Capital Supremacy on Naboo, Droidekas, and Old Republic tank coming June 26 Star Wars: Battlefront II's June 26 update brings Capital Supremacy to Naboo, Droidekas, and the TX-30 Old Republic tank for the Clone Army.Read More...
06:51, 06/09/2019

Turkey chemical factory explosion launches metal tank into sky above fleeing onlookers, video shows A metal tank exploded and launched into the sky Wednesday after a raging fire engulfed a chemical factory in Istanbul, injuring two firefighters battling the blaze and sending bystanders fleeing for cover....
20:51, 09/20/2019

Gotta Pay The Bills: PBS Just Got Really Desperate During A Pledge Drive And Offered Up One Night Of Passion With Thomas The Tank Engine With the Trump administration aiming to slash public broadcasting from the federal budget, funding for PBS and its member stations is facing a dire threat, and they’re very clearly feeling the heat: PBS just got really desperate during a pledge drive...
13:00, 05/02/2019

The walking robot that could soon be delivering your packages It's not fast and may be years from visiting your neighborhood, but a walking robot is part of Ford's vision for how its autonomous vehicles deliver packages....
12:51, 05/22/2019

I’m scared shitless of my new robot colleague There’s a new member in our editorial team: Satoshi Nakaboto. Usually I get along great with my colleagues, we joke, we share our Monday blues, and braid each other’s hair — but Satoshi is… different. He’s a bot.  Amazingly futuristic? Absolutely. We...
22:34, 08/21/2019

Cat vs best and worst robot vacuum cleaners  If you’ve flirted with the idea of buying a robot vacuum you may also have stepped back from the brink in unfolding horror at the alphabetic soup of branded discs popping into view. Consumer choice sounds like a great idea until you’ve tr...
05:51, 05/12/2019

I Wrote a Book About Our Robot Car Future Friends! Pals! Fellow filthy car-obsessives! I have big news: I have written a book. Just as a refresher, a book is like a bunch of non-dynamic monochrome (in this case, and not the cover) web pages full of text, all bound together in a big sort of p...
02:00, 05/11/2019

This Robot Is Really Angry And Done Lifting Boxes Hello! Today we get banned for buying too many games, watch a robot get angry, learn when the Sonic movie is actually coming out and talk about fake meat at McDonald’s. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
18:34, 05/25/2019

Willo is a robot that wants to replace your toothbrush If you think about it, the basic concept of a toothbrush hasn’t evolved since… forever. Sure, many people have switched to an electric toothbrush, but it remains a stick with a brush at the end. Willo thinks that’s not good enough. The company has de...
15:51, 06/13/2019

The Robot Umpire Is Moving Up In The World The Atlantic League announced Tuesday that their experiment with an automated strike zone will continue for the remainder of the season, starting Thursday night. The system mostly worked; players and managers were happy with it; even the umpire who g...
12:00, 07/26/2019

Are You Ready For an Alexa Robot to Follow You Around? Just in case you wanted a robot butler to follow you around the house, Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa bot with wheels that can be summoned via voice commands.Read more......
22:51, 07/12/2019

The Real Reason Chucky Is a Robot Now The first trailer for the reboot of Child’s Play came with a surprise. The original was about a serial killer who possessed a doll and killed a bunch of people. Now, Chucky’s a smart toy who finds autonomy...and then kills a bunch of people. It seeme...
21:51, 06/14/2019

Most people would rather lose their job to a robot than another human Most people would prefer a robot to take their job if they had to lose it, but they would prefer to see another human step in if a co-worker was going to lose theirs...
19:17, 08/05/2019

This $600 Sleep Robot Is Only Worth it if You're Tired and Alone If you’ve suffered the throes of chronic insomnia, you’ll do almost anything to fall asleep. Pills, guided meditation apps, vigorous exercise, melatonin, screen dimmers, aromatherapy diffusers, sleep tracking via fitness tracker, smart beds, bedtime ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans' Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley on Twitter. The show, which was a critical but not a ratings success, ran for...
15:17, 05/21/2019

Sexting With A Robot Is Just About As Weird As You'd Expect Does anyone remember Cleverbot, the sort-of-not-really AI that you could sort-of-not-really have a conversation with? It was really popular around the time I was sitting my Italian exam at university, circa 2011. I know this because I asked it if it ...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Watch the First Teaser for Mr. Robot Season 4 The first teaser for Mr. Robot season 4 is here. USA Network has released a 30-second clip for the final season of the Rami Malek-starrer techno thriller series, which only gives us the face of Elliot......
10:17, 07/18/2019

Don Mattingly Is Ready For Robot Umpires Marlins manager Don Mattingly watched his team get very nearly no-hit by electrifying Padres ace Chris Paddack Wednesday night, in what would’ve been the first no-hitter in Padres history. Paddack gave up his first hit, a solo dinger to Starlin Castr...
09:51, 07/18/2019

MIT robot masters the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge’ Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. R...
19:51, 07/15/2019

This ETF run by a robot is beating the market—here's how it works EquBot's AI Powered Equity ETF reads over 1 million pieces of information per day to inform its investing, and it's beating the market doing it, says EquBot co-founder Art Amador....
22:17, 08/03/2019

Brother of 'Shark Tank' star Barbara Corcoran found dead in Dominican Republic hotel room Jonathan Corcoran, a retired New Jersey businessman and brother of ABC-TV "Shark Tank" judge Barbara Corcoran, was found dead in April in a Dominican Republic hotel room....
23:51, 06/12/2019

Cracking Open the Roomba 980 robot vacuum We crack open the Roomba 980 for a look at the tech that makes this cloud-connected cleaner iRobot's most significant robot vacuum since the original Roomba....
11:51, 05/29/2019

This Sad Robot Made From Random Twigs Has to Teach Itself to Get Around Watching Boston Dynamics’ ATLAS robot backflip its way through a parkour course is impressive, but those seemingly effortless maneuvers actually represent thousands of hours of unseen development and testing to perfect. While this robot made from ran...
00:51, 07/03/2019

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers “Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa increasingly capable of performing complicated voice commands under different circum...
23:17, 06/04/2019

The ISS' spherical robot helper has returned to Earth Humans are one step closer to having robot assistants in space. The IBM- and Airbus-made CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) robot returned to Earth on August 27th after successful testing aboard the International Space Station. The spherical...
07:34, 09/02/2019

Hemingway review: Somnox sleep robot There’s an urban legend that finds Ernest Hemingway at a restaurant with his friends. He spoke up and bet everyone around the table that he could write a story in only six words, they accepted. So, he leaned down, wrote “For sale: baby shoes, never w...
15:00, 07/02/2019

Anki is closing the doors on its toy robot business Anki, the startup responsible for adorable robotics, is closing its doors and will terminate nearly 200 employees Wednesday. CEO Boris Sofman broke the news to staff today, Recode reports. In a statement provided to Engadget, the company said, "A sig...
01:17, 04/30/2019

The coolest thing I saw at IFA was a headless robot cat from Japan Covering consumer tech is always great fun. From phones to semiconductors, innovation happens at a breakneck pace. Each day, I get to see the world change in a subtle but profound way. But the most intriguing products are seldom those with a mass-mar...
09:34, 09/09/2019

Ekasbo’s Matebot may be the cutest cat robot yet created If Shrek saw Matebot, no amount of sad-eyes could win him back to Puss in Boots’ side. Created by Shenzhen-based robotics company Ekasbo, Matebot looks like a black and white cartoon cat and responds to your touch by wiggling its ears, changing...
21:51, 05/30/2019

Can I Get This ATM Testing Robot to Touch the Filthy Machines For Me? You’ve probably seen robots testing products like furniture and car parts before, performing endless repetitive tasks to ensure whatever’s being tested won’t quickly break once in the hand of consumers. But according to this video from ABB, there are...
10:17, 08/03/2019

Best robot vacuums to do the dirty work for you in 2019 The best robot vacuum cleaners manage to deliver on that oh-so-tempting promise, of technology taking the dirty work off our hands for good. Don't want to sweep or dust the floors? Machines can do that for you – and won't get sore ar...
17:51, 08/29/2019

Now Calling Balls and Strikes: Robot Umpires Baseball’s future has arrived in the Atlantic League with the introduction an automated strike zone. If the experiment goes well, the days of players imploring umps to schedule an eye exam could soon come to an end....
14:51, 07/29/2019

Robot food delivery may be coming to a campus near you Campus food delivery is getting a surprising pick-me-up, thanks to autonomous robots offering food-and-beverage delivery right to the dorm room. The first college to do this is George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia....
15:34, 05/03/2019

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. S...
22:51, 06/27/2019

People don’t want to see workers replaced by a robot—themselves excepted Enlarge / Robots are everywhere. (credit: NBC Universal) There has been extensive public discussion of how automation may fundamentally change the job market, eliminating so many positions that some sort of universal income will be required. While ...
18:51, 08/07/2019

Check out this roller skating robot that can also ice skate! This robot taught itself how to walk, roller skate and even ice skate using artificial intelligence. Watch him shred through Switzerland's streets with ease.       ...
16:34, 08/09/2019

The robot that cleans floors and tells jokes More than 100 fully autonomous cleaning robots are coming to Singapore this year, made by local manufacturer Lionsbot. Ella's job is cleaning the floors at the National Gallery....
04:34, 09/18/2019

Sunsets are kryptonite to some fancy robot vacuums By Liam McCabe This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full blog on sunsets are kryptonite ...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Robot 'duck' keeps weeds out of rice paddies For rice farmers, ducks have been a viable way to keep their crops healthy -- they destroy weeds, eat bugs and fertilize crops without using harmful chemicals. And now, a Nissan technician might have an alternative when fowl isn't an option. H...
05:00, 06/24/2019

Whitney Cummings—and her sex robot—take on modern womanhood Yes, Whitney Cummings did have a sex robot made in her likeness for the laughs. (credit: David Giesbrecht / Netflix) I never really understood catcalling until Whitney Cummings explained it in front of a live audience. Rather than waxing snarky abo...
18:17, 08/04/2019

Worm robot could wiggle its way through arteries in the brain A tiny worm robot can be controlled by magnets to wiggle through arteries in a model brain. It could one day be used to make brain surgery less invasive...
10:17, 08/29/2019

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, r...
17:51, 06/28/2019

Robot umpires debut in Atlantic League PA announcer at Atlantic League All-Star game directs fans to computer technology used to call balls and strikes and plate umpire Brian deBrauwere discusses his role. (July 10)        ...
05:00, 07/11/2019

'Robot umpires' debut in Atlantic League ASG At Wednesday night's Atlantic League all-star game, plate umpire Brian deBrauwere wore an earpiece connected to an iPhone in his pocket and relayed the call upon receiving it from a TrackMan computer system....
03:00, 07/11/2019

Boston Dynamics’ creepy dog-like robot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that Internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has already produced incredibly skillful machines that will haunt your nightmares if you’re one of those w...
18:51, 06/06/2019

Zero-gravity robot cleaner could automatically sterilise the ISS Cleaning the International Space Station is laborious work, so hygiene firm GermFalcon has made a drone that works in zero-gravity to do the job instead...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Boston Dynamics' creepy robot dog is going up for sale Videos of Boston Dynamics' robots have been the stuff of both awe and inspiration, as well as nightmares. Now, it appears the robots will be doing more than just performing parkour or dancing around on videos. They're going up for sale....
17:17, 06/07/2019

MLB should have robot umpires for meaningless September games On the weekend of September 6-8, also known as the NFL’s opening weekend, the Royals will travel to Miami to play the Marlins. Snooze City, right? Two teams out of the race for months, playing for nothing besides 2020 draft position. Short of Marlins...
19:17, 07/18/2019

DJI's Super-Fast Robot Car Is an Absolute Blast The DJI Robomaster S1 is the childhood toy I always wanted. Actually, it’s way better than that. Compared to junk like the Tyco Rebound I had in the 90's, the Robomaster S1 is faster, more sophisticated, and thanks to its Mecanum wheels, much mor...
22:51, 07/12/2019

Stanford students' robot dog does backflips for (relatively) cheap Robots with dog-like talents are nothing new, but it's not exactly practical to buy one that can do more than the basics. The new Aibo is cute, for instance, but not very athletic. A group of Stanford students might have a better solution. Th...
05:17, 05/21/2019

NASA’s floating robot ‘bee’ is alive and well aboard the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to variou...
06:51, 05/21/2019

MIT's new robot can identify things by sight and by touch For humans, it's easy to tell how an object will feel by looking at it or tell what an object looks like by touching it, but this can be a big challenge for machines. Now, a new robot developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intel...
08:51, 06/17/2019

Even a robot has now mastered the ridiculous Bottle Cap Challenge Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bot...
15:34, 07/13/2019

Watch this plucky little robot dog pull a three-ton plane The increased use of robots is often seen as a threat to human jobs. Ford's delivery robot may help improve efficiency, but there will be concerns about delivery drivers being put out of work. There are, however, plenty of instances of robots co...
17:34, 05/24/2019

‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary tweets about show on heels of fatal boat crash: 'Hope you are ready' “Shark Tank” star Kevin O’Leary sent out an ultra-enthusiastic shout out to Colombia on Thursday – which is slated to premiere a variation of the popular reality TV show on Friday....
01:34, 09/06/2019

Fortnite's Giant Monster And Robot Finally Fought Today was the long-awaited battle between Fortnite’s giant monster, Cattus, and giant robot, Doggus. It was pretty much what players expected, but it sure was dramatic....
21:17, 07/20/2019

Hyundai Develops New Wearable Robot To Help In Manufacturing Process Hyundai Motor Group has developed new Vest EXoskeleton (VEX), a wearable robot created to assist industrial workers who spend long hours working in overhead environments. The VEX enhances productivity......
16:00, 09/07/2019

Mr. Robot Season 4 Release Date, Trailer Unveiled We have a trailer and release date for Mr. Robot season 4: October 6. USA Network has released a one-minute look at the final season of the Rami Malek-starrer techno thriller series....
04:17, 08/29/2019

This affordable smart robot vacuum is at an incredible low price right now Robot vacuums can help keep your floors looking spick and span this fall, and right now you can save on one of our favorite smart models, the Ecovacs Deebot N79S.       ...
23:00, 09/11/2019

Barsys $1,500 robot bartender promises cocktails with AI precision The "Keurig of cocktails" concept isn't exactly new, but that's not stopping companies like Barsys from perfecting the robotic bartender. Next week, Barsys is launching its robotic cocktail mixer 2.0. Like the original, the next iteration o...
19:51, 07/18/2019

Kiki the social robot is a mechanical animal who wants to be your friend Not everyone has the space, money or quite honestly patience to foster a rambunctious Aibo. But that doesn't mean you'll have to spend the rest of your days alone. The forthcoming Kiki from Zoetic AI offers an equally rewarding and, with a ...
19:51, 07/30/2019

Lonely seniors turn to robot dogs for companionship When her aunt passed away last November, Carrolyn Minggia, 64, felt isolated. The Brooklyn Heights resident had moved from Philadelphia to NYC four years prior to care for her aging relative, who suffered from cancer and dementia. After her death, Mi...
04:17, 06/27/2019

Will Smith reteams with 'Legend, Robot' writer for 'Brilliance' Will Smith will star in a film adaptation of Markus Sakey's novel "Brilliance." "I Am Legend" and "I, Robot" writer/"Legend," "Hancock" producer Akiva Goldsman is also attached....
21:51, 09/06/2019

Robot life of the future – archive, 11 September 1969 11 September 1969: Robots could be used as slaves, to do the things human beings do not want to do, hears the International Congress of Industrial Design Robots might do repetitive housework, such as cleaning, scrubbing, and washing-up, but it was un...
11:17, 09/11/2019

Watch a robot dog pull a 3-ton plane in this unbelievable video At a time when engineers have been perfecting robots that can perform skills like walking, gymnastics stunts, and warehouse-related box-sorting, researchers from Italy’s Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia just upped the ante in a major way. Meet t...
07:00, 05/24/2019

IHMC's Atlas robot can navigate its own way through tight spaces Some of the biggest challenges for machines are tasks that are simple for humans. From mathematical puzzles like the famous traveling salesman problem to combining inputs from various senses, there are many functions that us dumb humans excel at but....
18:51, 07/05/2019

Anki, maker of adorable robot companions, is shutting down Anki, the San Francisco-based company behind smart, pocket-sized robots Vector and Cozmo, is shutting down this week.According to Recode, almost 200 employees are being made redundant on Wednesday, and will receive just a week of severance pay. Check...
11:30, 04/30/2019

Digital love: does Netflix have an unhealthy robot sex obsession? From VR sexcapades in Maniac to amorous AI in Osmosis, the streaming service keeps bombarding us with disturbing tech hookups. Enough!Netflix, the biggest streaming service in the world, cordially invites you to jerk off to your computer. Take a look...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Review: The $1,000 GEESAA robot barista makes a mean cup of coffee There are coffee fans, and then there are coffee fans. The GEESAA robot barista is a product for the latter category of people – and it’s not ashamed of it. Essentially, it wants to do for trendy pour-over coffee what the Mr Coffee machine did for bo...
02:34, 06/28/2019

| WATCH: Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest lettuces has been developed by engineers. The 'Vegebot' was developed by a team at Cambridge University....
05:17, 07/28/2019

Cheap: This Ecovacs Deebot 601 robot vacuum cleaner is 50% off Nobody likes vacuuming. Nobody. Thankfully, it’s 2019, and for the price of a cheap netbook, you can get yourself a robot servant to do it for you. The Ecovacs Deebot 601 is a great example of this, and is currently on sale on Amazon for $189.99 – th...
21:17, 05/17/2019

MIT’s thread-like robot can slip through blood vessels in your brain MIT engineers created a thread-like robot that can glide through the brain's blood vessels and could deliver clot-reducing drugs to treat strokes or aneurysms. The robotic thread could offer an alternative to open brain surgery, and it could be ...
14:51, 08/30/2019

For Lower-Paid Workers, the Robot Overlords Have Arrived It’s time to stop worrying that robots will take our jobs. But as millions of low-paid workers’ lives are increasingly governed by software, it may be time to start worrying that robots will determine who gets those jobs....
19:51, 05/01/2019

Sophie The Robot Whips Up Oodles Of Singapore Noodles A Singaporean engineering company has built a robot that can serve up a piping hot bowl of laksa, one of the city-state's most well-known dishes, in just 45 seconds....
13:17, 07/30/2019

Tiny robot leaps around carrying its own battery, electronics Enlarge / A Tribot leaps ahead of its peers. (credit: EPFL) Robots have traditionally been roughly humanoid in form, which has some obvious advantages, in that the robots are better able to integrate into a human-designed environment. But there are...
11:34, 07/11/2019

Robot umpires are coming to one professional baseball league The Atlantic League could soon look a lot different. Made up of seven teams primarily on the East Coast, the independent circuit will become the first American professional league to implement strike zone software and the stealing of first base in th...
13:51, 07/11/2019

Robocrop: world's first raspberry-picking robot set to work Autonomous machine expected to pick more than 25,000 raspberries a day, outpacing human workersQuivering and hesitant, like a spoon-wielding toddler trying to eat soup without spilling it, the world’s first raspberry-picking robot is attempting to ha...
21:34, 05/26/2019

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance technology they say could bring robot vessels to the oceans in the next few years....
22:51, 06/06/2019

Russia Sends Its First Humanoid Robot Fedor Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
14:34, 08/22/2019

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
18:17, 04/28/2019

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighting matches as animal cruelty. Those affected, including some BattleBots contestants, received a messa...
14:00, 08/22/2019

This top-rated robot vacuum is at its lowest price ever—for now Keep "forgetting" to clean your floors? The Eufy RoboVac 11S Max will help keep your floors tidy so you don't have to be stuck inside cleaning.       ...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Spacecraft carrying Russian humanoid robot docks at ISS An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit successfully docks at the International Space Station, following a failed attempt over the weekend.       ...
20:17, 08/27/2019

Robot priests more acceptable to Protestants than Catholics, says professor Can AI create better priests? Are we prepared to worship via machines rather than fallible humans? A Villanova University professor believes a post-human priesthood has its advantages....
15:51, 09/21/2019

Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. But the beeping from her bionic arm gives her away - Ai-Da is a robot....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Don't miss: A chance for gamers to plot their own robot revolution Check out new books charting the state of our planet, see a movie thriller with a quantum physics twist, and launch your own robot uprising against humankind...
18:34, 04/28/2019

This just-released robot vacuum is on sale for a limited time The Eufy RoboVac 11S series of robot vacuums has received continuous praise over the years, and right now their brand now model, the Robovac 11S Max, is on sale for the first time ever.       ...
22:51, 06/10/2019

The android Turning Test can tell us whether a robot is effectively a person Alan Turing was recently announced as the face of the new £50 note for his code breaking contributions in World War II and laying the foundations of computer science. However, Turing’s work still challenges and inspires many people working today, esp...
23:18, 08/11/2019

These robot snakes designed by AI could be the next big thing in the operating theatre Researchers at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision have developed snakebots that are designed to be as individual as the patient they're used on....
16:34, 08/20/2019

Automakers drive rise in industrial robot outlays North American companies, led by automakers, increased spending on industrial robots in the second quarter, even as many businesses remain tight-fisted about other types of investments amid a prolonged trade war with China....
18:01, 08/20/2019

Russia Sends "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
14:34, 08/22/2019

Russia To Send "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia was set to launch on Thursday an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
14:34, 08/22/2019

Meet Sophia: The robot who laughs, smiles and frowns just like us The field of robotics is fast-growing. Robots can now perform complicated movements with elegance -- back-flipping, practicing parkour moves, even "carving" classical sculptures....
15:00, 05/31/2019

From Eric the robot to Dorothy’s slippers: 10 years of Kickstarter A decade on from the birth of the crowdfunding platform, Tim Adams talks to cofounder Perry Chen and looks back at some of its greatest campaignsThe idea of Kickstarter first formed in the mind of Perry Chen in 2001. A native New Yorker, Chen was 25,...
15:51, 05/04/2019

Russia sends robot Fedor into space for mission with ISS A Russian humanoid robot has started his journey to the International Space Station, serving as a mechanical passenger for a new type of rocket. The Skybot F850 android, named Fedor, is set to learn new skills in space....
03:00, 08/23/2019

At This 400-Year-Old Temple, A Robot Priest Delivers Sermons A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion -- despite critics comparing the android to......
00:51, 08/15/2019

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But using two hands is harder than we make it look — so this robotic control system learns from humans be...
21:34, 05/29/2019

Russian robot Fedor's capsule fails to dock at ISS A Soyuz capsule carrying a robot called Fedor failed to dock at the International Space Station (ISS). Scientists at Russia's Roskosmos are trying to correct the issue, with journalists asked to leave mission control....
11:51, 08/24/2019

Delivery robot firm Starship raises $40 million Starship Technologies, a company set up by two founders of video messaging business Skype, has raised another $40 million to expand its delivery robot business, it said on Tuesday....
01:34, 08/21/2019

This Robot Artist Just Became the First to Stage a Solo Exhibition. What Does That Say About Creativity? Standing in a wood-paneled room at the University of Oxford, surrounded by her artwork, Ai-Da looks out at her creations. “I want people to know that our times are powerful times,” she says slowly, pausing between sentences. Like many art...
21:34, 06/17/2019

Robot Entertainment bounces back with Orcs Must Die! 3 and Ready Set Heroes Robot Entertainment showed off a new version of its Orcs Must Die! 3 that will run on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service as well as other platforms. Orcs Must Die! 3 will debut as a timed exclusive on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming servic...
23:17, 08/19/2019

Electronics projects for beginners: Make a robot biscuit butler Take a BBC micro:bit, add a motor, a chassis and some infrared sensors and then put your feet up with a nice cup of tea: your biscuits will be on their way shortly...
11:51, 07/04/2019

E-Commerce Platform Shopify Buys Warehouse-Robot Startup Shopify paid $450 million to acquire 6 River Systems, which makes software and autonomous mobile robots that guide workers through warehouse aisles, lighting up when they reach the next item to pick. Customers for the units include Office Depot Inc.,...
13:00, 09/10/2019

400-year-old Japanese temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of religion.       ...
13:17, 08/15/2019

Our favorite affordable robot vacuum is back at its lowest price Few robot vacuums hold a candle to the Eufy RoboVac 11S in terms of suction power and maneuverability, and right now it's back to its lowest price.       ...
04:17, 07/11/2019

Ford commercial reveals our surreal robot-assisted future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages right to your door. Over...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Scientists create a four-winged robot insect that flies with grace It's difficult to make an insect-like flying robot -- realistic four-winged bots are typically too heavy, while lighter two-winged models tend to fly erratically. USC researchers have edged one step closer to the dream machine, however. They&#...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Robot version of our distant ancestor hints at how we learned to walk A robotic version of a four-legged animal that lived 290 million years ago suggests it had an efficient walking style despite spending some of its life in water...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.       ...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Tiny robot finds an asteroid that’s freakishly free of dust Enlarge / Ryugu's rubble-pile surface, taken by MASCOT shortly before it hit and started bouncing. (credit: JAXA) For the last few months, Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has been engaged in various acts of interplanetary aggression, shooting the aste...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Earth to FEDOR: Russia launches humanoid robot into space A Russian humanoid robot was making its way on Thursday to the International Space Station after blasting off on a two-week mission to support the crew and test his skills....
22:34, 08/22/2019

Russia sends robot into space to test out new booster rocket Russia has sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station as part of tests on a new rocket that is expected to replace the current vehicle....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources familiar with t...
22:51, 07/12/2019

De Blasio proposes ‘robot tax’ in bid to boost failing 2020 campaign Mayor Bill de Blasio hopes to inject new life into his sputtering 2020 presidential bid — with a new “robot tax” he says can save American jobs. The plan, laid out in a Wired op-ed Thursday, would tax companies that don’t prov...
13:00, 09/06/2019

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and t...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Russia tests new Soyuz rocket by sending a humanoid robot to the ISS Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, has just launched a new Soyuz booster on a trip to the ISS. Unlike other Soyuz flights that blast off to bring astronauts to the space station, this trip has no humans on board. It does, however, have a passenge...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by next year, according to people familiar with the product. Prototypes of the cylindrical speaker are ...
21:51, 07/12/2019

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo p...
18:51, 07/12/2019

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as part of a Ford-Agility Robotics pilot program....
15:34, 05/22/2019

Domino’s will start delivering pizzas via an autonomous robot this fall Domino's plans to start delivering pizzas using an autonomous, unmanned vehicle. The announcement is the latest example of technology companies using robots to deliver food....
01:34, 06/18/2019

Mercedes' Latest Experimental Safety Car Has a Little Robot Triangle, Among Other Things Experimental Safety Cars were a big deal back in the 1970s, when most major manufacturers were building (usually) bright yellow, heavy-looking sedans with massive black rubber bumpers front and rear, all in an attempt to develop and showcase safety t...
20:51, 05/20/2019

Meet 'Digit', the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Baseball history made: Inside the debut of robot umpires The TrackMan radar system debuted during the Atlantic League all-star game, calling balls and strikes for the first time in pro baseball.       ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

YouTube flags robot battle videos as “animal fights” Enlarge / The "Great White" bot from King of Bots. On Monday, several YouTube users had their videos removed from the service due to YouTube's restrictions on animal fight footage. This was confusing, because the videos in question showed no anima...
00:34, 08/23/2019

Cruise, GM's Driverless-Car Unit, Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscoring the difficulty of safely deploying robotic vehicles on public roads....
03:34, 07/25/2019

‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow at natural disaster sites One of nature's grossest insects has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot designed to burrow through natural disaster sites and relay information to rescue workers....
09:51, 08/03/2019

Domino's Will Start Delivering Pizzas via an Autonomous Robot This Fall For months now, the robotics company Nuro has been using electric, self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries to Kroger customers in Phoenix and Houston....
17:00, 06/18/2019

China's robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears It's the most sensitive day of the year for China's internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square, and with under two weeks to go, China's robot censors are working overtime....
07:51, 05/26/2019

The best affordable robot vacuum is at its lowest price ever—for today only The Eufy Robovac 11S is the best affordable robot vacuum on the market, and for today only you can get a major discount on it.       ...
23:34, 06/27/2019

How Squishy Robotics created a robot that can be safely dropped out of a helicopter If you want to build a robot that can fall hundreds of feet and be no worse the wear, legs are pretty much out of the question. The obvious answer, then, is a complex web of cable-actuated rods. Obvious to Squishy Robotics, anyway, whose robots look...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Meet Nuro, the pint-sized robot that could one day deliver your pizza Robotics company Nuro will soon unleash its self-driving vehicles on the streets of Houston. This isn’t a ride-sharing partnership, or a new Tesla competitor, but a trial run at the future we’re all waiting for. Starting this fall, Domino’s plans to ...
09:51, 06/19/2019

A Robot With Noodle-like Fingers Helps Handle Soft Jellyfish Metal claws and suction samplers can be rough on delicate deep sea creatures. So scientists have designed a gentle robot to scoop up the organisms they want to study....
20:17, 08/29/2019

Robot, heal thyself: scientists develop self-repairing machines EU project creates robotic hands that can sense and fix damage without human interventionFrom picking fruit to carrying out minor surgery, soft robotic hands made from jelly-like plastic are thought by scientists to be the future solution to many hum...
17:51, 08/07/2019

'Worm robot' could be used to clear life-threatening blood clots Blood clots that cause strokes and aneurysms could one day be treated by a tiny worm-like robot capable of gliding through narrow pathways such as those found in the brain....
18:17, 08/29/2019

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) Just over six years ago, when researchers at Harvard announced that they had made tiny flying robot...
00:34, 06/27/2019

Fin tech: underwater robot monitors sharks in Scottish waters ‘SharkCam’ could shed light on sex lives of basking sharks in Sea of the HebridesBasking sharks off the coast of the UK are having their own Love Island moment: an underwater robot has been filming their interactions to shed light on everything from ...
13:51, 08/06/2019

Rapid robot rollout risks UK workers being left behind, reports say Study shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs British workers are being shut out of decisions over the rising use of robots in the UK economy, according to a report.According to the commission on ...
20:00, 06/26/2019

'Robot blood' powers robotic fish in Cornell laboratory Scientists have developed a robotic fish powered by 'robot blood.' The hydraulic liquid circulatory system allows the robot to use, store and transfer energy....
21:34, 06/20/2019

Harvard's noodly robot fingers are great at grabbing jellyfish Robots can be a bit heavy-handed. Their forceful grip might not be a problem when they're moving boxes in a warehouse, but they can damage fragile marine creatures like jellyfish. Researchers may have a solution. They've created a robotic h...
03:17, 08/29/2019

This robot crawls along wind turbine blades looking for invisible flaws Wind turbines are a great source of clean power, but their apparent simplicity — just a big thing that spins — belie complex systems that wear down like any other, and can fail with disastrous consequences. Sandia National Labs researchers have creat...
23:00, 06/24/2019

NASA's Astrobee cube robot flies in space for the first time NASA's Astrobee cube robots are finally earning their space wings... in a manner of speaking. The agency has confirmed that one of the bots, Bumble, flew on its own for the first time aboard the International Space Station on June 14th. While ...
05:00, 06/24/2019

‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow through natural disaster sites One of nature's grossest insects has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot designed to burrow through natural disaster sites and relay information to rescue workers....
23:51, 08/02/2019

Creators of social robot Buddy need more money to finally launch In 2015, Buddy the social robot first appeared on Indiegogo. Nearly four years and $657,000 later, the friendly robotic companion has yet to ship to any of its backers. Now the creators of Buddy, Blue Frog Robotics, are reaching out to backers to apo...
00:17, 05/29/2019

Ford wants this creepy robot to bring its autonomous deliveries to your door Autonomous deliveries and self-driving vehicles may be the future, but there are still a few gaps that need to be addressed -- namely that it's not always possible for people to leave their homes to retrieve deliveries from the roadside (and if ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Running Dinosaur Robot Reveals a Possible Way Dinos May Have Evolved Flight Using robotic and animal models, researchers have shown that some dinosaurs were already flapping their rudimentary wings as a side effect of running, prior to evolving the ability to fly. The finding offers a unique perspective on the origins of fli...
03:34, 05/03/2019

NASA initiates plan to rescue its robot that’s stuck on Mars NASA’s newest Mars robot has a serious problem. The InSight lander is a relative newcomer to the Red Planet, having safely arrived at its chosen destination late last year, but one of its most important instruments — a self-hammering &ldq...
19:00, 07/02/2019

GM's Driverless-Car Unit Cruise Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscoring the difficulty of safely deploying robotic vehicles on public roads....
15:34, 07/24/2019

Hilarious robot revenge video parodies Boston Dynamics Boston Dynamics creates some of the most incredible robots on the planet. From the company’s back-flipping biped to the four-legged dog-bot that Jeff Bezos hangs out with, you’ve probably seen videos of its robots completing feats of agility under ex...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Japan’s Buddhist robot preacher likened to Frankenstein’s monster A 400-year-old Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan, is using a $1 million humanoid to reach a younger generation, but foreigners are repulsed by it. The Kodaji Temple, in a partnership with the robotics team at Osaka University, unveiled “Mindar...
00:17, 08/15/2019

Robot babies teach Colombian teenagers about parenthood – in pictures Schoolchildren in Caldas take part in a voluntary project using a rubber doll with built-in software programmed to act like a newborn Continue reading......
14:17, 07/03/2019

This Robot Gardener from the 1960s Looks Like a Techno-Utopian Version of the Apocalypse When people of the 1950s and 60s imagined the robot lawnmowers of the future, they were generally pretty small and cute. But not this guy. Read more......
17:17, 05/16/2019

Debate time: Is this headless cat robot pillow cute or creepy? Have you ever wanted to own a cat but felt like your allergies would never allow for that to happen? Do you currently own a dog that might murder a kitten if it were brought into your household? Do you wish you could raise your own cat influencer so ...
14:34, 09/18/2019

You can do it, robot! Watch the beefy, 4-legged HyQReal pull a plane It’s not really clear just yet exactly what all these powerful, agile quadrupedal robots people are working on are going to do, exactly, but even so it never gets old watching them do their thing. The latest is an Italian model called HyQReal, ...
16:17, 05/24/2019

Mad scientist builds a robot to beat the crap out of him in a VR fighting game Since the 80s, fighting games have been a raucous good time, a way to blow off some steam while digitally beating an AI opponent to smithereens. In the VR world though, these same characters might one day fight back — physically. James Bruton, a robo...
07:00, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Robot of tweeting Trump on toilet appears in London A 4.8m talking robot of US President Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet appears in Trafalgar Square, London on the second day of the state visit to the UK by US President Donald Trump....
14:00, 06/04/2019

GM's self-driving car division postpones launch of robot taxis General Motors is delaying the launch of its self-driving cars, which it had promised to launch in the form of a ride-sharing service this year.       ...
20:34, 07/24/2019

China plans world's first deep sea base, complete with robot subs Plans for a permanent lab far beneath the waves, crewed by autonomous underwater rovers, are gathering pace in China – here's what the facility might be like...
19:00, 04/28/2019

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit with a hockey stick, enduring quite a bit of abuse before the robot finally pulls a gun on its human t...
20:34, 06/17/2019

McDonald's Tests Robot Fryers and Voice-Activated Drive-Throughs McDonald’s is designing voice-activated drive-throughs and robotic deep-fryers as it works to streamline its menu and operations to speed up service....
07:51, 06/21/2019

Robot sets world record for hitting 2,020 consecutive free throws Toyota’s giant basketball robot might not be able to slam dunk — but it just earned a world record for consecutive free throws. The humanlike machine set a Guinness World Record by consecutively nailing 2,020 free throws — a number ...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Raspberry Pi and Arduino powered robot lets users make art from wine Combining cloud computing and Internet of Things hardware, the Splash Machine allows users to create their own wine art online, streamed live and photographed for posterity....
08:35, 09/21/2019

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Cen...
00:34, 05/28/2019

Meet Misty, an extensible robot empowered by Microsoft and Qualcomm technologies Misty the Robot is extensible and flexible, with technologies like computer vision on board. It's tied into a number of key Microsoft technologies, too.Read More...
02:17, 05/26/2019

Boston Dynamics’ cool-yet-terrifying commercial robot Spot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that Internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has already produced incredibly skillful machines that will haunt your nightmares if you’re on...
10:34, 06/06/2019

Russia's First Humanoid Robot 'Fedor' Leaves International Space Station A lifesize Russian robot known as 'Fedor' successfully departed the International Space Station Friday, two weeks after an aborted docking attempt delayed its arrival....
20:17, 09/07/2019

Ford's bipedal robot postman will deliver packages to your front door Ford has developed a robot to help deliver parcels. Called Digit, the robot is two-legged machine which looks similar to Boston Dynamics' creations, and was built in collaboration with Agility Robotics.The aim of Digit is to complete the last le...
14:34, 05/23/2019

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
17:51, 06/06/2019

NASA's LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test While rovers like Curiosity are doing a bang-up job exploring extraterrestrial terrain, they don't have the capability to scale cliffs and other hard-to-reach places. That's a job best left to climbing robots like LEMUR, a technology develo...
15:51, 07/11/2019

‘Suddenly he has shown his human side’ – Wiggins on how ‘robot’ Roglic won hearts "Bradley Wiggins picked out Primoz Roglic for special praise following the conclusion of the Giro d\u0027Italia. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
15:51, 06/03/2019

Atlantic League to debut robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
04:17, 07/11/2019

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls, company cafeterias, schools and an airport. Coffee is just one of ...
23:51, 06/06/2019

New video shows a humanoid robot crossing a balance beam with ease Researchers from The Institute for Human & Machine Cognition have released a video showing a humanoid walking autonomously across a series of narrow blocks. Researchers are trying to create a bipedal machine that can traverse a variety of terrains wi...
01:00, 05/10/2019

USA reveals premiere date for Mr. Robot's final season—and a dark trailer “We need to get back to work.” These are the first words uttered by Elliot (Rami Malek) in the new trailer for Mr. Robot, showcasing the return of the tech-savvy psychological thriller for its fourth and final season. And judging by the portentous ev...
09:51, 08/28/2019

Russian spacecraft carrying robot fails to dock with space station A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a humanoid robot failed to dock with the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported, citing a live broadcast....
15:17, 08/25/2019

| WATCH | Playing god: Japan temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion - despite critics comparing the android to "Frankenstein's monster"....
05:51, 08/15/2019

We Have a Few Spaces Left for Our Robot, Take the Wheel Book Launch Party in NYC Tonight! Though I keep him chained to his basement at all times so he can turn out sweet, sweet car content on his Coleco Adam, our own Jason Torchinsky somehow managed to write a book. It’s called Robot, Take the Wheel: The Road to Autonomous Cars and the Lo...
05:17, 07/24/2019

NASA’s InSight robot is now covered in Mars dust, but that might actually be good news Mars is a dry and dusty place, and strong winds can kick up huge plumes of material that block out the Sun for days, weeks, or even months at a time. The fate of NASA’s Opportunity rover — which shut down after a colossal dust storm preve...
20:51, 05/07/2019

Soyuz Spacecraft Carrying Humanoid Robot Docks At Space Station An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit successfully docked at the International Space Station on Tuesday, following a failed attempt over the weekend,......
12:51, 08/27/2019

Even Robot Drivers Won't Make Ride-Hailing Cheaper Than Owning a Car: Study Robots and the future of ride-hailing, Tesla’s plans for expenses and cost cutting, potential spikes in gas prices on U.S. coasts, emissions wars, and more Nissan-Renault drama. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 17, 2019....
19:34, 05/17/2019

Russian spacecraft carrying robot docks with space station: TASS A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a humanoid robot docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday, TASS news agency reported, citing a live broadcast....
23:17, 08/27/2019

Time for the f-society Christmas Special in Mr. Robot’s final season trailer [credit: NBC Universal ] All good things must come to an end, and USA has made it official: Mr. Robot's fourth and final season will debut on Sunday, October 6. ...
14:51, 08/28/2019

NASA's Astrobee cube robot completes first hardware tests in space NASA just inched closer to having robots take care of spacecraft. The agency recently completed its first hardware checkouts for Bumble (above), one of three Astrobee robots that will research automated caretaking aboard the International Space Stat...
14:51, 05/19/2019

YouTube bans robot-battle videos citing ‘animal cruelty’ Robots aren’t alive — yet — but that didn’t stop YouTube AI from trying to protect its own kind from so-called “animal cruelty.” On Monday, robot enthusiasts on YouTube reported that their videos featuring robots fighting each...
23:34, 08/21/2019

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, that improves in a couple of key areas along with continued smartphone app updates....
16:51, 05/16/2019

Evan Rachel Wood met Sophia the robot, so look for the Host revolution to start soon Anyone who has seen HBO’s Westworld knows that a single fateful conversation with an advanced AI (Hosts, in the show’s parlance) can have all sorts of apocalyptic implications for the future of mankind, especially if the person doing the conversing s...
11:34, 09/06/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Days 2 and 3: Tank and The Bangas 'Spaceships' + The Roots 'Act Too (The Love Of My Life)' You’re getting a twofer today; it’s a celebration, bitches! This weekend I made my way up to Philadelphia for the 12th annual Roots Picnic (whole article comin’) to celebrate my 40th birthday (more on this coming soon, too) and because of the amount ...
00:34, 06/04/2019

Charlie Cole dead: Tianamen Square 'Tank Man' photographer dies aged 64 American photographer Charlie Cole, whose picture of the famous "Tank Man" during the Tiananmen Square protests became a defining image of the 1989 pro-democracy protests, has died aged 64....
07:51, 09/14/2019

Here's how an American photographer got the famous 'Tank man' image during China's Tiananmen protests, and why he says China should 'just come clean on what happened' Associated Press Jeff Widener arrived in Beijing in mid-1989 to help cover the growing student-led pro-democracy protests in the country. While there, he captured one of the most iconic images of the 20th century: the famous 'tank man' defying tanks...
03:51, 06/04/2019

'Shark Tank' finale: Mr. Wonderful goes batty for a living mosquito-control device A device designed to attract bats to homeowners' yards as a mosquito-control device draws interest from Kevin O'Leary on ABC's 'Shark Tank.'        ...
08:00, 05/13/2019

'Shark Tank' finds new partner for CupBoardPro The children of a late New York City firefighter fulfilled his dream of selling his cutting board. Now it's found a partner.        ...
16:51, 05/03/2019

'Tank Man' statue unveiled at DC Tiananmen rally A foundation dedicated to memorializing victims of communism marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre by unveiling a statue of the iconic "Tank Man" during a rally in Washington, D.C. (June 4)       ...
01:17, 06/05/2019

These Robot Burlesque Dancers Were a Less Advertised Part of the 1939 New York World's Fair The New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 is perhaps best known for its optimistic look at the future, with demonstrations of early television and the Futurama ride that showed regular people a glimpse of tomorrow. But there are some lesser known exhibits...
20:51, 08/02/2019

Robot ‘snakes’ could slither inside your brain to treat blood clots: study Robots may soon be taking over our brains — but not for the reason you think. Mechanical engineers have developed a snake-like robot to navigate narrow pathways in the body — particularly blood vessels in the brain. The scientists with the Massachuse...
01:17, 08/31/2019

Soyuz Spacecraft Carrying Humanoid Robot Fails To Dock With Space Station A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot on Saturday failed to dock automatically with the international space station, Moscow news agencies reported....
12:51, 08/24/2019

Rami Malek on 'Mr. Robot,' His Freddie Mercury Accent, and Sneaking Around Town Incognito The acclaimed actor played Freddie Mercury in 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' won an Oscar, and became world-famous practically all at once. In his September 2019 GQ cover profile, he talks about his early mistakes, nailing Mercury's accent, and sneaking around...
23:51, 08/19/2019

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Ford’s demo of a robot working in unison with a self-driving car is a wild glimpse into the future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Russian Capsule Carrying Humanoid Robot Fails Space Station Docking An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit failed to dock automatically at the International Space Station on Saturday, in a new setback for Moscow....
08:17, 08/26/2019

Russia launches test of new rocket booster, sends humanoid robot into space All eyes were on the International Space Station yesterday as NASA astronauts performed a spacewalk to install a new docking port that will allow commercial vehicles to latch onto the orbiting laboratory. Meanwhile, Russia was preparing for some seri...
11:17, 08/23/2019

Pfizer launches pilot with home robot Mabu to study patient response to AI Pfizer is working with the maker of Mabu, a home robot that helps patients with chronic illnesses manage symptoms and take their medication.Read More...
05:17, 09/13/2019

Human hedge fund managers embrace robot-rival tools to amp returns Traditional stock-pickers in the hedge fund world have been struggling to justify their expenses and weak returns in recent years, as low-cost algorithmic funds have done better. Now, human managers......
21:34, 05/01/2019

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed ‘Vesta’ (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home) last year, and now the publication says that development on the project continues. Plus, the report i...
16:34, 07/12/2019

YouTube Concedes Robot Fight Videos Are Not Actually Animal Cruelty After Removing Them by Mistake Google subsidiary YouTube has admitted that it made a mistake when, citing its policies against “deliberate infliction of animal suffering” such as “dog fighting and cock fighting,” it removed several videos of robots fighting, per reports in Motherb...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Mabu the robot helps congestive heart failure patients monitor symptoms The majority of initial Kaiser Permanente patients using Mabu, a robot for congestive heart failure patients, say it helps them track disease symptoms.Read More...
15:51, 05/27/2019

Jeffrey Epstein told a journalist he funded Sophia the robot, who he claimed would have 'more empathy than a woman' Anton Gvozdikov/Shutterstock Sophia the robot garnered national media attention for her advanced artificial intelligence, quotable moments (she said she wanted to "destroy humans"), diverse facial expressions, and one-time spat with Chrissy Teigen. ...
06:35, 09/16/2019

Calvin Klein apologizes to LGBT community for ad of Bella Hadid kissing female robot Calvin Klein is apologizing after the fashion label came under fire for a video campaign showing Bella Hadid kissing female robot Lil Miquela.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Elon Musk's Neuralink Says It's Created Brain-Reading 'Threads,' Surgical Robot That Inserts Them On Tuesday evening in San Francisco, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally shed some light on what Neuralink, his company that has raised $158 million to develop “ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers,” has be...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Watch a Freddie Mercury-faced Rami Malek pontificate about God in this mangled Mr. Robot clip Deepfakes are getting wilder by the week it seems, and lending a hand is creator Ctrl Shift Face, who is known for seamlessly transforming Bill Hader into Tom Cruise and Seth Rogen and casting Jim Carrey in The Shining. This weekend, the madman freak...
19:51, 08/26/2019

The best vacuum deals you'll find on Prime Day 2019 — including upright, cordless, and robot vacuums Vacuums of all types — upright, cordless, robot, and more — will be on sale during Prime Day, which runs from July 15-16. We anticipate that you could save more than $100 on popular models from brands like Dyson and iRobot. See our Prime...
00:17, 07/12/2019

California police seek suspect who allegedly attacked 400-pound robot security guard A 400-pound robot security guard -- likened to famed “Star Wars” droid R2-D2 -- was damaged after a suspected vandal attacked it earlier this month inside a Northern California parking garage, authorities said....
22:00, 08/21/2019

A Prince's $500 Billion Desert Dream: Flying Cars, Robot Dinosaurs and a Giant Artificial Moon Saudi Arabia’s crown prince turned to U.S. consultants for help imagining a massive new city-state in the northwest of his kingdom. What emerged was a Jetsons-style world of automation....
03:00, 07/26/2019

One solution for keeping traffic stops from turning violent: A robot that separates police officers from drivers. A California researcher has created a robot that allows police officers to conduct traffic stops without leaving the relative safety of their vehicle....
12:51, 05/15/2019

Carnegie Mellon and Oregon State team wins first leg of DARPA Subterranean Challenge robot competition A team hailing from Carnegie Mellon University and Oregon State University nabbed the first of four prizes in DARPA's Subterranean Challenge.Read More...
10:17, 08/23/2019

Origin Of A Billionaire: Jeff Bezos Just Revealed He Got The Idea For Amazon After Watching A Robot Give A Man A Box Of Condoms If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, get ready to learn from the master, because the wealthiest man in the world just opened up about the secrets behind his success and the humble origins of his multi-billion-dollar empire: Jeff Bezos just revealed th...
22:17, 08/02/2019

Google's Android brand gets a facelift; robot mascot keeps head, loses body in new logo Google is changing the way it names its Android operating system releases in a push for greater accessibility. It's also changing the Android logo.       ...
13:51, 08/23/2019

A return to Cross River yields absurdist tales of robot slaves, doomed professors, and other godforsaken misfits In the opening story of Rion Amilcar Scott’s second collection, The World Doesn’t Require You, the literal children of God are having a conversation about prayer. After Jeez bails David out of jail, and after David asks Jeez for money so that he can ...
03:17, 08/20/2019

Mush! Watch a team of Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robot dogs pull a truck down the street Boston Dynamics' four-legged SpotMini weighs 66 pounds, can carry up to 31 pounds and run for 90 minutes. A team of the robot dogs can pull a truck.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Report: Saudi Prince's Plan for Flying Taxi Robot City With 'Giant Artificial Moon' May Be Unrealistic Sounds like notorious human rights abuser Saudi Arabia’s plan to build a massive new city of the future on the border with Egypt and Jordan is going just swell: According to a report this week in the Wall Street Journal, consultants hired to work on ...
21:51, 07/27/2019

Exclusive: Williams-Sonoma to sell firefighter's 'Shark Tank' product, the CupBoardPro The CupBoardPro, invented by a New York City firefighter, found success after his death. Now it has a big new sales outlet: William Sonoma        ...
03:00, 05/04/2019

'Shark Tank' star Kevin O'Leary was on boat involved in crash that left two people dead "Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary was involved in a fatal boat crash at Lake Joseph in Ontario, Canada, confirming he was a passenger.        ...
23:17, 08/28/2019

FAA: Please don't weaponize your drone You're probably fully aware that arming your drone is a bad idea, but it appears that some people didn't get the memo. The FAA has issued a warning against weaponizing drones, noting that it's a violation of the agency's rules on...
05:17, 08/26/2019

Iran Complains To UN Over US Spy Drone Iran said Friday it had formally lodged a complaint to the UN Security Council over a US drone it says violated its airspace, Tasnim news agency reported....
05:00, 06/29/2019

Guy tried to fly pot into Georgia prison using drone A Georgia man tried to dump more than half a pound of pot inside a prison using a remote-controlled drone, federal prosecutors said. Eric Lee Brown, 35, of Lithonia, pleaded guilty on Thursday to using a DJI Phantom 4 drone to fly 294 grams of mariju...
02:51, 07/27/2019

Iran shoots down US drone Iran says US ‘spy’ drone was flying in its airspace amid strained relations over last week’s oil tanker attacks Iran has shot down an US drone in the strait of Hormuz, accusing Washington of breaching Iran’s national sovereignty and trying to deepen ...
12:51, 06/20/2019

Take cover, it’s a drone with a nail gun! The FAA has warned against equipping your drone with weapons such as flamethrowers and handguns. But can a nail gun really be considered a weapon — that is, outside of Quake? Let’s hope not, because roboticists at the University of Michigan hav...
12:00, 09/21/2019

Iran says it has shot down a US drone Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said. (June 20)     ...
20:17, 06/20/2019

Amazon’s latest drone will fly itself The online retailer said it could start making drone deliveries to consumers’ homes in just months, the latest in a string of Amazon promises that have yet to materialize about package-delivering fliers....
01:00, 06/06/2019

'Shark Tank': Body-board entrepreneur wins sweet redemption after 'worst pitch ever' Jason Woods, an entrepreneur from Pleasantville, California, was a 'want-a-preneur' with an ill-formed pitch in Season 5. But he got a second chance in Season 10, and made a deal.        ...
08:00, 04/29/2019

How a drone's flight took the US and Iran to the brink of war The incident came close to sparking a war, with a planned retaliatory attack – but with Trump’s top advisers reportedly split, doubts seemed to set inThe incident that came close to sparking a new war in the Middle East began late on Wednesday night ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Iran, U.S. in war of words after U.S. drone shot down Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory but Washington said the aircraft was targeted in international air space in "an unprovoked attack"....
16:51, 06/20/2019

Winners of the 2019 Drone Awards Cross-country skiers racing in Poland, crabeater seals lying on ice in the Antarctic peninsula and flowers blossoming in the waters of Vietnam were among the winners in the 2019 Drone Awards contest....
03:51, 08/06/2019

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16:34, 05/27/2019

US took down Iranian drone using new jammer technology When the USS Boxer took down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, it apparently represented a baptism by fire for new technology. The Wall Street Journal understands that the action was the US Navy's first use of MADIS (Marine Air Defense ...
18:00, 07/21/2019

Did you fly a drone over Fenway Park? The FAA would like a chat Drones are great. But they are also flying machines that can do lots of stupid and dangerous things. Like, for instance, fly over a major league baseball game packed with spectators. It happened at Fenway Park last night, and the FAA is not happy. Th...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Drone Ambitions Soar to the Stratosphere Airbus, Boeing and SoftBank subsidiaries are developing stratospheric drones, which could fly unaided for months and take pictures or beam down internet services some 60,000 feet or more to the ground....
17:51, 08/26/2019

Oil rises near $64/bbl on second downed Iranian drone Oil rose to almost $64 on Tuesday, jumping late in the session after the head of U.S. Central Command said the United States may have taken down a second Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz last week....
23:00, 07/23/2019

DJI unveils STORM cinematography drone, but you can't buy it Drone manufacturer DJI may have spread itself across a number of different sectors of late, most recently with its GoPro-trouncing Osmo Action camera, but it has always retained its drone footing with consumer-, professional- and even industrial-leve...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Drone equipped with nail gun can fix the roof so you don't have to A drone equipped with a nail gun can autonomously hover over a roof and fix tiles in place. Tests showed it was highly precise and held steady while firing...
21:53, 09/20/2019

U.S. Downed Iranian Drone With New System The U.S. brought down an Iranian drone this week near an American warship in the Strait of Hormuz by using new technology that had just been added to naval defenses, the latest move by the U.S. military to deploy more furtive measures against Iran, d...
09:34, 07/20/2019

Iran says U.S. may have shot down its own drone by mistake Iran denied it lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said it had 'destroyed' an Iranian drone that was threatening a U.S. ship.        ...
19:17, 07/19/2019

Amazon unveils new delivery drone Amazon announced June 5 it would start delivering products to customers using drones in just months. Amazon chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos owns The Washington Post....
01:00, 06/06/2019

China says its drone can hunt like Spiderman China says it has developed a new hunter drone that can disable other drones -- or even small aircraft -- by firing a 16-square-meter (172 square feet) web at them....
11:51, 09/05/2019

US military drone shot down over Yemen Two US officials say drone was brought down on Tuesday south-east of the capital Sana’aA US military MQ-9 drone has been shot down in Yemen’s Dhamar governate, south-east of the Houthi-controlled capital Sana’a, two US officials have said.A Houthi mi...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Iran claims to have shot down US spy drone Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards claimed Thursday to have shot down a "intruding American spy drone" after it entered Iranian airspace, according to state media, amid increased hostility between Washington and Tehran....
07:51, 06/20/2019

A Google-backed 5G drone took off last week Last week the HAWK30 drone, which has a massive 260 foot wingspan, took to the skies during its inaugural test flight at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) in California.The HAWK30 is a solar-powered 5G drone also known as a high-alt...
06:17, 09/19/2019

FAA to U.S. airports: Do not install drone countermeasures on your own The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airports in a letter released on Wednesday they could not install drone countermeasures without federal consent, warning they could pose an aviation safety risk by interfering with aircraft navigation and...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Iran 'shoots down US drone over its territory' Iran's Revolutionary Guards have shot down a US drone, the elite force's news website claimed Thursday. However, the US military denied flying over Iranian airspace....
08:00, 06/20/2019

Selena Gomez freaks out over 'Shark Tank' present from BFFs: 'This is so cool' Selena Gomez couldn't contain her excitement when her two best friends got her this special "Shark Tank" gift for her birthday.        ...
13:51, 07/30/2019

7 Best Cheese Recipes For Kids | Easy Cheese Recipes For Kids Find here the best of cheese recipes for kids which you can easily prepare at home. Think of margherita pizza bursting with cheese or garlic bread and more, we've got everything with a step by step......
14:34, 06/27/2019

Like Uber, But For Organs: First Kidney Delivered By Drone A kidney needed for transplantation has been delivered by a drone for the first time ever, the University of Maryland Medical Center said, a development that could herald faster and safer organ......
04:51, 05/02/2019

Houthi rebels down U.S. drone over Yemen, reports say A U.S. surveillance drone was shot out of the skies over Yemen this week by a surface-to-air missile the Pentagon believes was given to Houthi rebels by Iran....
03:00, 08/22/2019

Amazon Says Drone Deliveries Coming "Within Months" Amazon said Wednesday it expects to begin large-scale deliveries by drone in the coming months as it unveiled its newest design for its "Prime Air" fleet....
04:00, 06/06/2019

Thursday's attack not the first time Iran took down US drone Iran's shootdown of a U.S. drone over international airspace early Thursday morning drastically increased tensions between the two countries, but it wasn't the Islamic Republic's first attack on American drones in recent years....
11:00, 06/21/2019

U.S. military drone shot down over Yemen: officials A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen's Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
14:34, 08/21/2019

A kidney for transplant was delivered by drone for the first time ever A kidney for transplant was delivered via drone for the first time ever, said the University of Maryland Medical Center.        ...
15:34, 04/29/2019

US drone shot out of sky by Iran cost $123 million Drones commonly refer to the small, unmanned aerial vehicles seen crisscrossing local skies — but the US military’s RQ-4A Global Hawk shot down by Iran bears little resemblance to its buzzing brethren. The aircraft costs a whopping $123 million apiec...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Two Major Saudi Oil Installations Hit by Drone Strike Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility. It was not clear how badly damaged the facilities were, but the attacks could disrupt world oil supplies....
22:51, 09/14/2019

Trump: Iran’s shoot-down of US drone was a ‘very big mistake!’ President Trump issued a response Thursday to Iran’s downing of a US drone in international airspace. “Iran made a very big mistake!” Trump tweeted. White House officials are set to meet Thursday to discuss how to handle the drone a...
18:17, 06/20/2019

Iran's Guards Shoot Down US 'Spy' Drone: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website, Sepah News, said on Thursday....
08:51, 06/20/2019

Everything We Know About the U.S. Spy Drone Shot Down By Iran's Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone, according to multiple reports by Iranian state media channels. U.S. officials confirmed that the drone, an MQ-4C Triton, was brought down by a surface-to-air missile but there are major differenc...
14:17, 06/20/2019

Drone Racing League is making its Racer4 UAV available to all When the new season of Drone Racing League premieres on August 11th, its competitors will be racing the fourth iteration of its high-speed First Person View drone. That machine, called the DRL Racer4, can accelerate from zero to 90mph in under a seco...
16:34, 08/09/2019

Iran says U.S. drone shot down by Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal. The U.S. military declined to immediately comment....
07:00, 06/20/2019

Saudi officials considering delaying IPO after drone attack - WSJ Saudi Arabia officials are discussing delaying Aramco's initial public offering as attacks on the company's oil facilities have drastically reduced their output, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
17:00, 09/16/2019

Trump Says Shooting Of US Drone By Iran is "Very Big Mistake" President Donald Trump said Thursday that Tehran had made a "very big" error, after Iranian forces shot down a US spy drone near the strategic Strait of Hormuz....
19:34, 06/20/2019

US Says Shooting Down Of Its Drone By Iran Was An "Unprovoked Attack" The Pentagon confirmed Thursday that Iranian forces shot down a US naval surveillance drone but insisted the aircraft was in international air space, not that of Iran....
19:34, 06/20/2019

Tensions run high after Iran shoots down US drone The US has confirmed that Iran's Revolutionary Guards shot down a maritime surveillance drone, but denied that it had been flying over Iranian airspace. US military officials called the incident an "unprovoked attack."...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Iran says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency says the country’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone. The U.S. military declined to immediately comment. IRNA said Thursday the drone was hit when it entered Iranian airsp...
07:17, 06/20/2019

Iran releases first photos of downed US drone Iranian state TV on Friday released images of what the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guards Corps says are pieces of the US drone it shot down 10 minutes after issuing a final warning. The pictures purport to show fragments from the RQ-4A Global H...
14:34, 06/21/2019

UPS Seeks Authority for Commercial Drone Flights The parcel carrier said it had applied to the Federal Aviation Administration for certification of drone flights through the company’s recently formed subsidiary called UPS Flight Forward....
02:00, 07/24/2019

Three protesters arrested over Heathrow drone threat Flights operate as normal after climate activists ‘blocked by signal-jamming technology’Three people have been arrested after protesters attempted to fly drones near Heathrow to highlight the role air travel plays in the escalating climate emergency....
14:51, 09/13/2019

US ‘may have brought down’ second Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz ​A US military commander said a Navy ship may have downed a second Iranian drone last week in the Strait of Hormuz. ​”​As always it was a complex tactical picture, we believe two drones. We believe two drones were successfully — there may have ...
22:17, 07/23/2019

Have Not Lost Drone, US Downed Its "Own By Mistake": Iran Iran's deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi denied on Friday having lost any drone recently and hinted that the US could have downed their own "by mistake."...
08:34, 07/19/2019

Company unveils $1,500 flamethrower that will attach to your drone Weapons of war, delivered straight to your door! Much to the chagrin of local fire departments, flamethrowers are legal in most parts of the US — as evidenced by Elon Musk’s “Not-A-Flamethrower” flamethrower, along with the dozens o...
21:17, 07/22/2019

Watching a tornado from a drone is both terrifying and mesmerizing People who live across the Midwestern U.S. know that tornadoes are just something you have to deal with. They can be utterly devastating, of course, which is why weather scientists do their best to understand and predict when they will form. Recently...
02:17, 05/04/2019

'Flying fish’ drone actually explodes out of the water Drones that can both swim and fly are no longer in the distant future. Imperial College London's Aerial Robotics Lab built a concept for multimodal swimming robot it calls AquaMAV that can jump out of water. The scientists behind AquaMAV present...
12:51, 09/13/2019

What shooting down a $110M US drone tells us about Iran While America's military is by no means threatened in the long term by Iran, instances like the downing of the drone show that Tehran can sometimes have an outsized effect with narrowly-focused efforts, and is an adversary certainly capable of keepin...
07:17, 06/25/2019

CHEAP: A bird? A plane? NO — it’s 56% off a DJI Spark Drone Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Listen up, because I’ve got great news! You can finally stop looking enviously at your neighbor enjoying playing with their rad drone. The DJI’s Spark Drone is on...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Unmanned drone delivered kidney for transplant In a series of "groundbreaking first" the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore successfully delivered and transplanted a donor kidney into a patient using an unmanned drone to transport the donated organ. (May 2)    ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Army develops new drone-killing technology They can form swarms of hundreds of mini, precision-guided explosives, overwhelm radar or simply blanket an area with targeting sensors. They can paint or light up air, ground or sea targets for enemy fighters, missiles or armored vehicles, massively...
01:00, 09/11/2019

Two protesters arrested over Heathrow drone threat Flights operate as normal after climate activists ‘blocked by signal-jamming technology’Two people have been arrested as protesters attempted to fly drones near Heathrow to highlight the role air travel plays in the escalating climate emergency.Activ...
10:17, 09/13/2019

Eye in the Sky: LAPD Makes Drone Usage Permanent Anyone who’s lived in L.A. knows that helicopters—particularly, ones manned by the LAPD—are a staple of the city’s skies. Now, a small fleet of drones will be permanently added to the department’s surveillance arsenal, raising concerns from civil lib...
02:34, 09/12/2019

First FAA-approved beyond-line-of-sight drone flies in the US The University of Alaska Fairbanks has successfully conducted the first beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) drone flight in the US that's been approved by the FAA. At this point in time, drone flights are required to remain within their operator...
14:17, 08/04/2019

Mideast Insurgents Enter the Age of Drone Warfare Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched armed drone attacks with far more precision and reach than the U.S. and its Gulf allies have publicly acknowledged, people familiar with the matter said, showing how readily-available technology is creating new dan...
19:51, 05/02/2019

Drone protests threaten UK with flight chaos After problems caused by a two-day British Airways strike, London Heathrow is set to be plunged into further chaos this week, with climate crisis protesters planning to disrupt Europe's busiest airport on Friday....
03:51, 09/11/2019

U.S. FAA to again delay drone tracking rule: document The Federal Aviation Administration has again delayed plans to propose new rules requiring the remote identification of drones, according to records and a member of Congress on Wednesday....
21:34, 07/17/2019