Easy to use robots are future colleagues in small businesses
Small, mobile robots will learn to take over the tasks in the automotive industry that have not yet been possible to automate. This challenge is part of a 47 million kroner EU funded research project aimed ...
Robots, hands-free wizardry wows at high-tech fair
A "toddler" robot that sees red, a digital master chef and a suitcase that never gets lost—new technology at the world's biggest high-tech fair has the potential to change lives.
US plans to scan workers with secret clearances
U.S. officials say they plan to set up a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that will tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees ...
Saving planet goes from video game to real-world craze
It is the peak of the Cold War, a secret agent has launched nuclear weapons and a small team of sleuths has one hour to prevent the end of the world.
Can monogamy undermine intelligence?
Yes. At least over 100 generations in Drosophila melanogaster vinegar flies.
Robotic technology in the service of fashion
Research in robotics and automation being carried out in the Robotics Lab at UC3M is generating advances that go from the control of processes to mechatronics, passing through sensorial processing techniques, ...
Swiss govt tightens tech security over NSA spying
The Swiss government has ordered tighter security for its own computer and telephone systems that could block foreign companies from key technology and communications contracts.
Cameron: UK public has shrugged off NSA leaks
Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday he believes the British public has largely shrugged off the espionage disclosures of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, telling lawmakers that people seem ...
Extraterrestrial Intelligence: The Challenge of Comprehending E.T.'s IQ
Although we often ponder the possible otherworldly morphology of extraterrestrials, a harder exercise is conceiving alien intelligences.
Google buys artificial intelligence firm DeepMind
Google said on Monday that it had agreed to buy British artificial intelligence start-up company DeepMind for an undisclosed amount.
Obama backs limits on NSA phone collections
President Barack Obama is ordering changes to the government's massive collection of phone records that he says will end the program "as it currently exists."
NSA phone data control may come to end
A senior administration official says President Barack Obama will call for stripping the National Security Agency's ability to store phone data from millions of Americans.
Startup has a way to put brains in DIY robots
Ex-CIA boss: Telecoms should store metadata, not NSA
Telephone "metadata" controversially scooped up by a US intelligence agency should not be destroyed but stored by private telecom giants, a former CIA chief said Tuesday days before President Barack Obama ...