Japan military eyes recruits with cutesy smartphone game
Japan's military has released a smartphone game featuring cutesy characters who dodge household objects, marking the latest effort to polish the force's image and lure new recruits.
Review: Sony streaming service modernizes TV, not your bill
Sony's new PlayStation Vue television service probably won't save you money over cable.
Beijing behind Internet security violation: group
China's cyberspace administration is "complicit" in attacks on major Internet companies including Google, an anti-censorship group said Wednesday, calling on firms worldwide to strengthen their defences.
Images that fool computer vision raise security concerns
Computers are learning to recognize objects with near-human ability. But Cornell researchers have found that computers, like humans, can be fooled by optical illusions, which raises security concerns and ...
Snake robots learn to turn by following the lead of real sidewinders
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University who develop snake-like robots have picked up a few tricks from real sidewinder rattlesnakes on how to make rapid and even sharp terms with their undulating, modular ...
Cooperative software framework helps tame "too big" data
Furthering work involving the Graph Engine for Multithreaded Systems, or GEMS, a multilayer software framework for querying graph databases developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, scientists from ...
How safe is encryption today?
When checking your email over a secure connection, or making a purchase from an online retailer, have you ever wondered how your private information or credit card data is kept secure?
Sawyer is a new face in collaborative robots
Camry Hybrid: A family car winner
The roomy, fuel-sipping Toyota Camry Hybrid family sedan gets better for 2015 with more appealing exterior styling, upgraded interior, improved ride and handling and quieter passenger cabin.
Study finds location sharing by apps prompts privacy action
Many smartphone users know that free apps sometimes share private information with third parties, but few, if any, are aware of how frequently this occurs. An experiment at Carnegie Mellon University shows ...
Researchers develop revolutionary 3D printing technology
A 3D printing technology developed by Silicon Valley startup, Carbon3D Inc., enables objects to rise from a liquid media continuously rather than being built layer by layer as they have been for the past ...
Remote project a proof of concept for eco-friendly desalination
In the past water desalination has been identified with industrial-scale, energy hungry plants but researchers working at a remote Indigenous community In Western Australia have proved portable, solar-powered ...
When the road salt seeps, sometimes the manhole covers fly
Call it another form of March Madness: Not flying basketballs, but flying manhole covers.
Robot model for infant learning shows bodily posture may affect memory and learning
An Indiana University cognitive scientist and collaborators have found that posture is critical in the early stages of acquiring new knowledge.