Tesla was all over the news recently when it was reported that the company’s CEO, Elon Musk, was in talks with Apple. Some hinted at a possible acquisition deal. Musk has now confirmed that he had ‘conversations’ with Apple but says that an acquisition is very unlikely.
Google has unveiled Project Tango, a smartphone prototype that is able to sense 3D motion thanks to a built-in chip sensor. The project is open to developers who can request prototype kits to be a part of the initiative.
North Carolina robotics firm SuperDroid Robots has made a robot that can clear away the snow. It weighs around 400lbs, has 6 wheels and comes with a pneumatic 52-inch plough blade. The robot can run for two hours on two car batteries.
One of the key features in top-end smartphones today is a voice-based personal assistant. The notion was initially popularized by Apple’s Siri. Yahoo now plans to spend $10 million in a quest to find a voice-based assistant that is smarter than Siri.
There are a number of first-person shooter games out there, some of them massive hits. But ‘Titanfall’ is an upcoming first-person shooter that may redefine the very genre by offering an absolutely mesmerizing gameplay.
HTC has been on a downward spiral in terms of sales and profits. But the company now plans to stop this decline by offering a range of wearable devices. Among these, sources claim, is a Google Now smartwatch.
There might be very few sectors in which robots have not stepped into. And now it seems that very soon we will see robots in every sectors. However, some computer scientists at Harvard University are now creating a crew of tiny robots that would be able to build houses autonomously.
Over the years, Facebook has followed the strategy of acquiring the most popular alternate services on the social media. The social network bagged Instagram some time ago and now, it has sealed a $19 billion deal to buy WhatsApp.
Hemp is one of the most effortless produces in the agriculture sector. It grows fast and its plants provide fiber as well as oil. Scientists have now found a way to use hemp extracts and create a very healthy cooking oil.
Apple launched the plastic iPhone 5C in the midst of a major marketing push. However, the handset didn’t really catch on and in broad terms, it was a failure. Now Apple’s former advertisement executive Ken Segall gives his opinion as to why the handset failed.
We have seen people come up with all sorts of artistic and useful creations using Legos. Now, a 12-year-old seventh-grader Shubham Banerjee has created a functional braille printer using $350 worth of Legos.
CAPTCHA has successfully warded off spam on all sorts of online sites and forums for quite some time. The verification method has been relevant for a surprisingly long time but a new algorithm may finally render it useless.
Google has divulged the details of its ‘Chrome OS End of Life Policy’ and that’s not good news for users of Chrome OS for Enterprise or Education. According to Google, it will stop supporting Chromebooks in these categories four years from their manufacturing date.
Only days ago, the world’s largest solar farm became functional in the Mojave Desert in California. The plant has attracted a lot of praise as well as criticism from environmentalists who have cited that heat from the plant is killing and burning the birds in the area.
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