August 31, 2018

The FBI wants to use artificial intelligence to identify hardened criminals who have obscured their fingerprints by burning or cutting them.

For decades this practice has helped offenders escape the law, but now forensic experts hope to create a next-generation system t...

August 29, 2018

  • Keeko is a two foot tall (60 cm) robot that has no arms and runs on small wheels 

  • It has a small screen for a face that responds to the answers of the children  

  • Keeko has been introduced to more than 60 kindergartens across China  

  • Ed...

August 29, 2018

Scientists have taken another important step towards building the world's first bionic eye, which could give millions of blind people the chance to see again.

In a world first, a team of researchers have built a three-dimensional artificial 'eyeball' capable of det...

August 28, 2018

  • Apple patented a 'dynamic seating system' that vibrates to alert passengers if their car is making unusual movements, such as veering out of a lane

  • It also describes a seat that's able to fold and change height in unsafe situations

  • Apple filed another pat...

August 28, 2018

  • Suit was showcased at Army 2018 International Military and Technical Forum

  • All-black kit includes a helmet with a tinted glass visor topped with a radio cable  

  • It enhances the endurance and speed of the human soldier who wears it

  • A metal arm su...

August 28, 2018

  • SkyRyse includes experts from Boeing, SpaceX, Tesla, Uber, and the U.S. military

  • Hopes to eventually take on Uber and Google with a self flying helicopter

  • First craft will begin operations in Tracy, California, in January with an AI 'brain' to help pilots


August 28, 2018

  • Yotelpad in downtown Miami employs three robot butlers to help with guests

  • The robots can bring more towels, deliver room service and provide directions

  • Machines are fitted with cameras and sensors to get around without humans

  • Yotel has put robo-bell...

August 25, 2018

Update: 11:49 AAPL has now passed the $1T mark and is the world’s first trillion dollar company. 

Apple has succeeded in becoming the first public company to hit a trillion dollars … almost. Due to a recent change in the count of total available shares, Yahoo...

August 24, 2018

NASA spends plenty of time peering into space, but it’s also very interested in what’s going on with our own planet. Earth’s climate is shifting and not in a good way. We’re getting hotter and one of the best ways to track the changes is by studying polar ice.

In just a...

August 24, 2018

The Russian manufacturer behind the AK-47 has pulled out the big guns — debuting a retro-style electric car in hopes of leaving Elon Musk’s Tesla in the dust.

Kalashnikov showed off a prototype of its “super car” called the CV-1, a robin’s egg blue incarnation of a Sovi...