Robots may need to include parental controls
Older adults' fears that companion robots will negatively affect young people may create design challenges for developers hoping to build robots for older users, according to Penn State researchers.
Netflix eyes empire as Internet TV battle heats up
Netflix is ramping up efforts to conquer the world with its streaming video service, even as competition is heating up in the growing market for Internet television.
Netflix reels in 4.3M more subscribers in 4Q; stock surges
Coming off its best quarter yet, Netflix is accelerating its international expansion in hopes its original programming will hook millions more subscribers on the Internet video service.
Apple camera patent gives GoPro stock jitters
Apple has patented a new design for a digital video camera that could potentially compete with the rugged portable cameras made by GoPro, a move that sent GoPro's stock tumbling.
Facebook puts warning labels on graphic videos
Facebook is putting warning labels on graphic videos that members upload and share with friends, the leading social network said Tuesday.
The enduring appeal of analogue in a digital world
Everyday objects with network connections that can collect and share data or be remotely controlled – the Internet of Things (IoT) – promise to transform the way we interact with the world around us by ...
Virtual reality isn't just for video games
When people think of virtual reality, they think games. Put on a helmet where VR systems are being demonstrated, and chances are you'll be immersed in a video game. Here you are in a spaceship cockpit. Now you're driving ...
TV makers design for streaming video to stay relevant
Does anyone just watch TV anymore? The dramatic shift toward online and mobile viewing is driving television set makers to design as much for streaming video as for watching broadcast or cable channels.
Samsung launches Milk VR app to stream 360-degree video to VR headset
South Korean electronics conglomerate Samsung launched Milk VR on Tuesday, a new app that lets users download and stream free 360-degree videos to watch on Gear VR headsets.
Facebook teams with NFL to score with online video
Facebook said Thursday it had teamed with the National Football League to show ad-sponsored video clips at the leading social network.
Where to watch 'The Interview' online
You don't need to leave your house to watch "The Interview." Sony Pictures released the comedy on digital platforms Wednesday.
Madison, Wis., becoming a force in video game industry
In the 20-plus years that Tim Gerritsen has been creating video games, working in the realm of imaginary battlefields and mythical kingdoms, the Wisconsin native has found himself in many of the real world's most innovative ...
Pluto.TV offers curated online videos as alternative to YouTube, TV
Ilya Pozin's 2-year-old daughter wasn't about to abandon daddy's comfortable lap. But Pozin had to manage his successful e-cards company, so he'd entertain Paisley in his home office by playing cartoons and educational videos ...
Gift Guide: Strong photo, video gear options
What to buy an experienced photographer or video shooter? There is some strong gear on the market from Nikon, GoPro and Domke.