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Robot life of the future – archive, 11 September 1969

11 September 1969: Robots could be used as slaves, to do the things human beings do not want to do, hears the International Congress of Industrial Design Robots might do repetitive...

Robot life of the future – archive, 11 September 1969

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A tale of two tarns: Country diary, 8 September 1969 8 September 1969 Few pairs of Lakeland mountain pools have less in commonThe Lake DistrictAmong the 500 mountain tarns in the Lake District – this number if you count every pool large and deep enough for a comfortable bathe – are two Angle Tarns, one under the northern crags of Bowfell, the other, 1...
09:00, 09/02/2019

Interview with design icon Erté – fashion archive, 13 September 1975 13 September 1975: At the age of five, Erté designed an evening dress for his mother and since then has dressed countless women Like a dandelion in a daisy-chain, I slotted in with the fashion editors to talk to Romain de Tirtoff, dit Erté. Their sallies pealed up from the clearing among the nettles...
14:17, 09/13/2019

Fab 5 Freddy’s Latest Cultural Coup? ‘The Archive of the Future’ The personal collection of the original “Yo! MTV Raps” host, who united the worlds of hip-hop and art, has been acquired by the Schomburg Center in Harlem....
10:34, 05/24/2019

Ebony’s Photo Archive Goes for $30 Million, for Future in Public View The collection, auctioned to a group of foundations, includes more than 4 million prints and negatives. They will be accessible to researchers and the public....
22:00, 07/25/2019

MLB should have robot umpires for meaningless September games On the weekend of September 6-8, also known as the NFL’s opening weekend, the Royals will travel to Miami to play the Marlins. Snooze City, right? Two teams out of the race for months, playing for nothing besides 2020 draft position. Short of Marlins CEO Derek Jeter coming out of retirement and play...
22:00, 07/18/2019

I Wrote a Book About Our Robot Car Future Friends! Pals! Fellow filthy car-obsessives! I have big news: I have written a book. Just as a refresher, a book is like a bunch of non-dynamic monochrome (in this case, and not the cover) web pages full of text, all bound together in a big sort of paper-sandwich that won’t electrocute you if you dr...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Ford commercial reveals our surreal robot-assisted future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages right to your door. Over the past few months, Ford and Agility Robotics ha...
21:17, 05/23/2019

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
20:17, 06/06/2019

Ford’s demo of a robot working in unison with a self-driving car is a wild glimpse into the future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages right to your door. Over the past few months, Ford...
10:00, 05/23/2019

New York Mets legend and 1969 ‘Miracle Met’ undergoes life-saving kidney transplant: ‘It’s another miracle for myself’ A key member of the 1969 miracle New York Mets says he is looking forward to the team’s 50th-anniversary celebration next month following a life-saving kidney transplant that was part of a donation chain....
19:34, 05/12/2019

'Worm robot' could be used to clear life-threatening blood clots Blood clots that cause strokes and aneurysms could one day be treated by a tiny worm-like robot capable of gliding through narrow pathways such as those found in the brain....
17:17, 08/29/2019

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollars in order to develop Human Support Robot (HSR)-a robot for elderly. The robot is designed to assist the sick and people in wheelchair by helping to pi...
18:17, 04/28/2019

UK climate report: What your life could be like in a low-carbon future An ambitious plan to cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions will see the country completely transform many aspects of daily life. Here's what it will mean for you...
04:17, 05/02/2019

'The future of life on Earth lies in the balance' – a picture essay Almost 600 conservation experts have signed a letter by the wildlife charity WWF, published to coincide with UN report into loss of biodiversityAlmost 600 conservation experts have signed the Call4Nature open letter written by wildlife charity WWF, which is being published to coincide with the IPBES...
02:17, 05/07/2019

Back To The Future With Only Half-Life Sound Effects Is Wonderful The sound effects from the original Half-Life are burned into my brain after playing the game nearly every year since it came out back in 1998. So hearing these iconic sounds and voices inserted into famous scenes from classic 80s films creates a weird mix of nostalgia and humor. And surprisingly th...
04:51, 09/01/2019

[Report] Future of Life Insurance Industry: Insurtech & Trends in 2018 Life insurance is fundamentally hard to sell; it’s morbid to think about, promises no immediate rewards, and often requires a lengthy paper application with minimal guidance. Despite the popularity of personalized products in other areas of finance and fintech, life insurance largely remains u...
15:17, 07/04/2019

John Paul Stevens looks back on nearly a century of life and law, but worries about the future The long-serving justice has written a memoir and says he is concerned about the Supreme Court’s direction on issues he thought were already settled....
00:00, 05/12/2019

Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling Is About Letting the Past Go and Embracing the Future When Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling was first announced back in 2016, it initially seemed as if it might premiere on Nickelodeon as an hour-long television special—a metaphorical coming home for fans of the original series with nostalgic memories of tuning into the network where they first met Ro...
03:51, 08/10/2019

In 2007 George R.R. Martin Visited Second Life And Talked About The Future Of Game Of Thrones Game Of Thrones recently ended and while not everyone loved the final episodes, no one can deny how huge and popular the show has become. Millions of people around the world watched each episode. But back in 2007, the TV show didn’t exist, George R.R. Martin was still working to release the latest b...
23:34, 05/27/2019

This robot fish has robot blood If decades of science fiction movies have taught us anything, it’s that when the eventual robot uprising happens, the bots that purge mankind from Earth are going to bleed. Sure, they might spew robo-body-fluid in hues of green or blue, but the dangerous AI-powered robots of the future always ...
09:00, 06/20/2019

Family Strife, Severed Relationships and an Uncertain Future: How Life Has Totally Changed for Lori Loughlin It's finally time to return to Coal Valley. After two long months, When Calls the Heart is set to return to Hallmark Channel on Sunday, May 5, and when it does, it'll feel......
12:51, 05/05/2019

iOS 13.1 release date moved up from September 30th to September 24th On the same day that iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 were shipped to the public, Apple confirmed that its next major software release — iOS 13.1 — is coming even sooner than expected. At its keynote last week, Apple announced that iOS 13 would launch on September 19th, to be quickly followed by iOS...
05:34, 09/20/2019

What 1969 Mets are up to now This is part of a series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets. Here’s a look at where they are now: Gil Hodges Manager After managing two more seasons with the Mets after the magical 1969 run, Hodges died suddenly of a heart attack on Easter Sunday in 1972 at the age of......
11:34, 06/28/2019

Mets can’t even win one for the 1969 miracle team Not even a visit from the Miracle Mets can fix things in Queens. After the Mets rallied from a three-run deficit — and took the lead thanks to a hit by Robinson Cano — their disastrous bullpen cost them again in a 5-4 loss to Atlanta on Saturday. Seth Lugo was the main culprit, as......
04:00, 06/30/2019

CBOE SEPTEMBER DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.7 MILLION CONTRACTS: MONTHLY TRADING VOLUME UP FROM AUGUST 2009, DOWN FROM RECORD SEPTEMBER 2008 CHICAGO, October 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that September was the most active month of trading during 2009.Average daily volume during September 2009 was 6,858 contracts, a gain of 36 percent over 5,025 contracts per day during August 2009.When compared to 7,115 ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

NYPD apologizes for 1969 raid on Stonewall Inn gay bar Commissioner James P. O'Neill apologized Thursday on the New York Police Department's behalf for officers' actions in 1969 clash with gay patrons during a raid on the Stonewall Inn....
09:34, 06/07/2019

How Neil and Buzz Almost Were Stranded on the Moon in 1969 Even after half a century, people still don’t know much about the little broken switch that nearly stranded Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface in July of 1969. No one will ever be certain how the switch broke, but Aldrin is pretty sure it happened after he and Armstrong reente...
18:00, 07/21/2019

Opinion: We were over the moon about Neil Armstrong and sports in 1969 Sports world was a lot different when man set foot on the moon. For one, it showed miracles, even in sports, do happen with "Miracle Mets."       ...
14:00, 07/20/2019

1969 flashback: How TV woke up to the counterculture and changed with the times Early representation, and social issues like race, gender and religion, were tackled surprisingly early by shows such as "Room 222."        ...
22:34, 08/20/2019

Inside look at the highs and lows of Mets’ miraculous 1969 This is part of a series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets. Here’s a timeline of all the key moments during that dream season: The Mets entered the 1969 season merely hoping to play .500 baseball after winning a club-record 73 games the previous year, and never having fini...
11:34, 06/28/2019

How Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood' traveled back to 1969 For Quentin Tarantino, time travel is entirely possible. And it didn't take green screens or computer generated backdrops to make it back to 1969-era Los Angeles. All it required were fond, vivid memories of the time, an exhausting attention to period detail and a production designer like Barbara Li...
22:17, 07/26/2019

Sir Jackie Stewart to reunite with 1969 F1 British GP-winning car Sir Jackie Stewart will be reunited with the Matra MS80 he drove to victory in the 1969 Formula 1 British Grand Prix at next month's Silverstone Classic...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Joy of honoring 1969 washes away Mets agony for a moment There was a strange sound coming from Citi Field on Saturday afternoon. One not heard much lately, and not likely to be heard much the rest of the summer. It was cheers. Applause. Actual joy. For 30 minutes, the Mets and their fans got to forget about the current season that is closer to irrelevance...
03:34, 06/30/2019

From the archive: How The Who made it to the top in 1966 Their meteoric rise from a pub in Harrow and Wealdstone to Top of the PopsThe Observer Magazine of 20 March 1966 told the story of how the Who had risen to the top within barely a year of forming (‘The Making of the Who’). For two months, John Heilpern followed the band around and spoke to their man...
12:00, 09/08/2019

From the archive: is British TV the best in the world? From apartheid South Africa to Australia, the US and Japan, Peter Batty finds little to match public service television at home in 1975The cover line for the Observer Magazine of 8 June 1975, ‘Is British TV the best in the world?’, is an argument by omission; TV everywhere else is terrible, therefor...
07:51, 06/02/2019

What Mickey Callaway’s crew can learn from legendary 1969 Mets Unless you have a stake in the upcoming presidential election you can forgive Mayor Bill de Blasio for using the wrong catch phrase attached to the 1969 world champion Mets. “You gotta believe,” which de Blasio kept repeating during a ceremony Saturday afternoon at Citi Field to honor the Mets’ firs...
09:17, 06/30/2019

Watch CBS livestream the original 1969 Apollo 11 launch broadcast If you weren't alive to witness the historic Apollo 11 mission, CBS has the next best thing. The US broadcaster is livestreaming the original broadcast from July 16th, 1969, letting you relive it as many of us saw it originally -- corny commercials i......
18:17, 07/16/2019

Russian sailor's 1969 message in a bottle found in Alaska A message in a bottle launched into the sea by a Russian sailor during the Cold War has been found 50 years later by an Alaskan man while he was out gathering firewood....
13:51, 08/19/2019

Mets apologize to 2 members of 1969 team for ceremony error In the latest embarrassment for the New York Mets, the team has publicly apologized to two living members of its 1969 World Series championship team who were included in a video montage of dead players during the 50th anniversary celebration       ...
04:51, 07/01/2019

Mets’ 1969 anniversary weekend starts with Tom Seaver honor PHILADELPHIA — Citi Field’s new address will become official later this week. The Mets and the city will honor Hall of Famer Tom Seaver on Thursday by changing the ballpark’s address to 41 Seaver Way, the club announced Monday. The street between Northern Blvd., and Roosevelt Ave. from that point wi...
16:34, 06/25/2019

US weekly jobless claims drop to the lowest level since 1969 First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 211,000 for the most recent week, up from the 202,000 claims reported for the previous week....
20:00, 04/28/2019

The Battle for People’s Park, Berkeley 1969: when Vietnam came home A year before Kent State, police shot at protesters in California, killing one. A new oral history of the clash is a searing readOn 4 May 1970, the Ohio national guard shot at hundreds of students protesting against the invasion of Cambodia, wounding eight and killing four. Kent State was seared int...
15:00, 07/06/2019

O’s party like its 1969 and turn back Seattle to end losing streak Wearing throwback jerseys from their 109-win season in 1969, the Orioles got a strong performance from Andrew Cashner to end 10-game skid with an 8-4 victory....
07:51, 06/23/2019

How 1969 Mets made Vietnam feel like home for one soldier The funny thing? Michael Yalango wasn’t even all that much of a Mets fan. He’d grown up with the Brooklyn Dodgers as a kid on Staten Island, but that ride had ended 12 years earlier when they pulled up stakes and moved to California. “They moved away,” Yalango says, “and I lost interest.” By 1969,.....
16:51, 07/14/2019

Mets turning back the clock to honor 1969 champs The timing couldn’t be better to take a look back. With another season on the verge of collapse, the Mets will spend Saturday celebrating one of the proudest times in franchise history, as members from the 1969 championship team return to Queens for the 50th anniversary of the unforgettable season, ...
11:34, 06/29/2019

Stonewall: NYPD apologizes for 1969 raid that sparked riots Action at Stonewall Inn that provoked resistance and catalyzed fight for LGBT rights was ‘discriminatory’ says James O’NeillNew York City’s police commissioner has apologized for the 1969 police raid at the Stonewall Inn in the city, which catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement.Commissioner James...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Mets botch apology to 1969 players they thought were dead The Mets apologized to Jim Gosger and Jesse Hudson of the 1969 Mets, both of whom were included in a video montage of deceased players a day earlier during a 50th anniversary celebration of that World Series winning team. Both are still living. Before Sunday’s 8-5 win over the Braves, a message ran ...
07:34, 07/01/2019

New York police commissioner apologizes for Stonewall raid in 1969 The New York Police Department on Thursday apologized for the first time for the raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar 50 years ago and anti-gay laws of the time that gave rise to the modern LGBT rights movement, describing them as discriminatory and oppressive....
00:51, 06/07/2019

University honors black players dismissed from team in 1969 Fifty years after 14 black football players were kicked off the University of Wyoming football team for seeking to wear armbands to protest racism, eight of them returned to the Laramie campus to commemorate the anniversary as the school takes another step toward reconciliation....
02:34, 09/14/2019

The Paris Commune - from the archive, 1871 On 28 May 1871, French soldiers crushed the Paris Commune, a socialist government that had ruled the city for two months. See how the Guardian and Observer reported the insurrectionThe Paris Commune was a radical, popular led government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May, 1871. It occurred in ...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Observer archive: on a kibbutz, 26 May 1958 Photographer Michael Peto visited Israel and his work illustrated an article by Nora Beloff on the young State’s growing pains.Buy your exclusive print hereIf you are lucky enough to visit the “Promised Land” in this tenth anniversary year, you must not expect to be cosseted.The excellent English-la...
23:00, 05/25/2019

From the archive: Ted Heath on leading Britain towards the EEC It’s January 1966, and the PM reveals the Tories’ unified approach to joining the Common MarketA year after being elected leader of the Tory party, following Alec Douglas-Home’s resignation, Edward Heath was interviewed by Kenneth Harris for the Observer Magazine of 16 January 1966 (‘Leading the Tor...
01:51, 08/05/2019

How to Clean Up and Archive Your Twitter Account I used to save my data on services forever—in case I ever needed to take a trip down memory lane—but I’ve recently found lots of relief and joy in purging my Twitter account of old tweets....
21:17, 07/22/2019

From the archive: The silence of Karl Doenitz The last years of the last president of the Third ReichIn Albert Speer: His Battle With Truth, Hitler’s architect tried to charm his biographer Gitta Sereny and convince her that he knew nothing of the Final Solution. But for Karl Doenitz, the U-boat captain who for a few days became president of th...
01:34, 07/07/2019

From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs It’s 1975 and the Observer Magazine is dedicated to life with our four-legged friendsThe Observer Magazine of 9 March 1975 featured PG Wodehouse writing about his dogs (‘Pekes, hounds and mutts I have known’). The article formed the introduction to Son of Bitch, a book of photographs (with a very un...
11:00, 06/16/2019

From the archive: posh hotels from the 1970s Ranging from £5 to £10 and offering anonymous service and instant coffee, the hotels of the 1970s were gearing themselves up for the boom in mass tourism‘The jumbo jets, now increasingly common over London, have marked the start of the new age,’ writes Eric Clark in the Observer Magazine of 24 May 1...
08:17, 08/18/2019

From the archive: Ross McWhirter goes to Wimbledon It’s June 1965, and the man from the Guinness Book of Records attends the best-organised tennis tornament in the worldAs might have been expected from the man who co-founded The Guinness Book of Records, Ross McWhirter’s cover story for the Observer Magazine of 20 June 1965 about the Wimbledon tenni...
07:17, 06/30/2019

From the archive: a soldier’s eye view of the Falkland’s war It started with sunbathing on the QE2 and ended with the death of 48 soldiers on Sir Galahad… Charles Carty recalls the conflict of 1982The diary of Charles Carty during the Falklands War was the cover story of the Observer Magazine of 17 October 1982 (‘The Sergeant-Major’s War’). It covered departu...
10:17, 05/19/2019

From the archive: football archetypes in 1968 Arthur Hopcraft assesses footballing greats, from player George Best to manager Matt Busby and referee Maurice FusseyArthur Hopcraft provided a tour d’horizon of enduring football archetypes, from the glamorous star player and wealthy owner to the fastidious referee, in the Observer Magazine of 17 N...
09:17, 08/11/2019

US soccer falls to Jamaica, 2nd home loss vs. Caribbean nation since 1969 WASHINGTON — Jamaica dealt the U.S. just its second home defeat to a Caribbean nation in a half-century, beating the Americans 1-0 in an exhibition on Wednesday night that made coach Gregg Berhalter’s new-look team appear far from prepared for the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Shamar Nicholson took advan...
05:34, 06/06/2019

US weekly jobless claims lowest since 1969; unemployment rolls shrink First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 205,000 in the most recent week, up slightly from the 196,000 claims reported for the previous week....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Opinion: 50 years ago, the 1969 Mets helped heal a nation in turmoil As the Vietnam War raged, the 1969 New York Mets came along and their underdog story was something everyone in America could get behind.       ...
18:51, 06/15/2019

Woodstock producer 'pretty bummed' at missed bid to recreate 1969 activism The man behind the failed Woodstock 50 anniversary festival said on Friday he was "pretty bummed" at losing out on a chance to encourage people to take action on global warming....
05:51, 08/10/2019

Mets Include Two Still-Living Former Players In Memorial Slideshow For 1969 Reunion In an attempt to make some older fans briefly forget the seemingly-endless downward spiral the organization has been on since the Wilpons took over, the Mets decided to hold a ceremony celebrating the 1969 team that won the World Series. As one might expect with a group celebrating a 50th anniversar...
18:17, 06/30/2019

Faraday Future's New CEO Gave Us The BMW i8, But The Actual Future Remains Uncertain Do you remember Faraday Future? Last time we were talking about it, it was getting $225 million for one more go at this whole “making a car” thing. Before that, there were furloughs, a near bankruptcy, and some lawsuits. Now, it has a new CEO, the man who gave us the BMW i8 and co-founded Byton. Wil...
00:00, 09/05/2019

The wide trouser, a fashion not likely to last – archive, 14 May 1925 14 May 1925 Trousers which are being made in Oxford this term have an ankle width which varies between 20 and 24 inchesOxford, WednesdayFashions, like rumours, are not easily traced to their source, and there seems to be no certainty as to the origin of the wide, baggy trousers so much in evidence i...
07:34, 05/14/2019

From the archive: Muhammad Ali considers retirement in 1975 Sports writer Hugh McIlvanney tries to keep up with the great boxerThe legendary sports writer Hugh McIlvanney, who died earlier this year, wrote about ‘The mad world of Muhammad Ali’ for the 23 March 1975 issue of the Observer Magazine. McIlvanney had previously interviewed Ali just hours after the...
09:17, 06/23/2019

From the archive: health and wellbeing advice from 1975 Margaret Thatcher, Barbara Cartland and Yehudi Menuhin offer top tips on dietsThe Observer Magazine issue of 12 January 1975 had a host of articles relating to health and wellbeing (‘Are you energetic enough? The science of get-up-and-go’), which included some dietary case studies. It’s not all that...
09:00, 06/09/2019

Archive TV interview may reveal identity of Banksy Footage shows partly covered face of man who claims to be artist and seems to be working on two of his piecesA long-lost interview with a young man claiming to be Banksy, the world’s most famous anonymous street artist, has been found in a television company’s vault.The interview was filmed before t...
20:00, 07/04/2019

The anxiety of the late '90s is alive on the Y2K.Gov website archive While we continue to celebrate 1999 Week, we must remember that the bygone year wasn’t all Lou Bega listing women’s names and baby Haley Joel Osment seeing dead people, but also, for many, the possible eve of a world-rending apocalypse. The Y2k bug—a numerical oversight in global computer systems—di...
20:00, 08/06/2019

From the archive: Greenham Common protests, 1982 Denied a debate on cruise missiles, 30,000 women get ready to ‘embrace the base’The cover story of the Observer Magazine of 12 December 1982 marked the year-long vigil against cruise missiles outside Greenham Common airbase in Berkshire (‘Women at the wire’). Hugo Davenport went along to the camp sh...
12:00, 05/05/2019

From the archive: When Melvyn Bragg met Lauren Bacall The broadcaster is charmed by one of Hollywood’s icons as she arrives in Plymouth to do Tennessee WilliamsMelvyn Bragg met Lauren Bacall, then 60, for the Observer Magazine while she was on tour in Sweet Bird of Youth, which had just started its London run (‘Bacall comes to Britain’, 14 July 1985). ...
09:51, 07/14/2019

Ebony photo archive to be auctioned to pay creditors CHICAGO (AP) — The photo archive of Ebony Magazine that chronicles African American life is to go on the auction block in July if a Chicago bankruptcy court approves. The collection is being auctioned to pay off secured creditors of Johnson Publishing. The former magazine publisher filed for Chapter...
13:34, 06/06/2019

From the archive: The formation of the Open University, 1970 How we greeted the arrival of ‘do-it-yourself degrees’It’s been 50 years since the formation of the Open University, now one of the largest universities in Europe. The Observer Magazine of 15 November 1970 looked ahead to the start of operations in January 1971 when ‘25,000 ordinary men and women’ w...
08:17, 09/15/2019

Facebook’s Broken Ad Archive Is Working as Intended Facebook’s cash cow is its ad business, and in the unconstrained pursuit of making that business as valuable as possible, the company has been accused of allowing advertisers to explicitly target white nationalists, or exclude immigrants and people of color from seeing housing opportunities, or dodg...
00:51, 07/26/2019

From Waking Up to Planting a Flag on the Moon, Here’s How the Apollo 11 Astronauts Spent July 20, 1969 The triumph of the astronauts, especially Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, was more than a victory for the United States, but instead a victorious moment for all mankind and no other moment will seem as big until we reach beyond the moon for other planets, other stars. The following ...
19:00, 07/20/2019

NYPD Apologizes for 1969 Stonewall Inn Raid That Sparked Modern Gay Pride Movement New York City’s police commissioner apologized Thursday for the “discriminatory and oppressive” police raid 50 years ago on the Stonewall Inn that inspired what became the modern gay pride movement....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Jerry Koosman on Mets’ 1969 World Series, Tom Seaver and meeting Joe Namath With the Mets set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets this weekend, former pitcher Jerry Koosman tossed around some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. It’s the second of a five-part series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets: Q: You and Art Shamsky a...
10:17, 06/27/2019

Economy added 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment falls to lowest level since 1969 The economy added a healthy 263,000 jobs in April, firmly beating analyst expectations of 190,000, according to Friday’s monthly snapshot from the Department of Labor. Wall Street reacted positively to the jobs report, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average gaining 160 points at market open on Friday...
02:17, 05/05/2019

Hand in glove – fashion archive, 21 August 1936 21 August 1936 Gauntlet gloves of various designs can be a great fashion accessoryA plain, reasonably priced pair of gauntlet gloves can, with little trouble, be made to look exclusive and expensive. Related: The gloves are on: how handwear became more than just an accessory Continue reading......
12:00, 08/21/2019

The Molotov-Ribbentrop pact – archive, August 1939 Eighty years ago, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union agreed not to attack each other. Their pact divided central and eastern Europe into ‘spheres of interest’ and a week later, Germany invaded Poland22 August 1939 Continue reading......
05:51, 07/25/2019

UEFA launches streaming service of archive footage European football's governing body UEFA said on Thursday it is launching an Internet-based streaming service that will give people access to a 'gold mine' of archive footage....
15:00, 06/13/2019

From the archive: Martin Amis meets Hugh Hefner It’s September 1985, and the Playboy family has a sharp-eyed visitorMartin Amis comically describes the weirdly eventless world of Hugh Hefner in the Observer Magazine of 22 September 1985 (‘Mr Hefner and the desperate pursuit of happiness’). ’For a man who never goes out, who rises at mid-afternoon...
10:00, 07/21/2019

Observer archive: Students demonstrate in Paris, 10 May 1968 David Newell-Smith covered the events in the French capital, which culminated in “the night of the barricades.” Buy your exclusive print hereIn a spectacular surrender, the French government late tonight bowed to student violence in an attempt to defuse what has become a state of near insurrection. ...
01:51, 05/12/2019

Taking the children with you on holiday – archive, 20 August 1954 20 August 1954 Some parents may want to leave their children at home but Kathleen Denbigh believes in establishing the habit of family travel early Whether it is a question of a holiday or a non-holiday visit abroad, parents often ask themselves: “Is it worth while taking the children with us?” I ag...
07:51, 08/20/2019

From the archive: working with Alfred Hitchcock on his last film in 1982 The final film, The Short Night, was never shot, but screenwriter David Freeman recalls dealing with the great director as his health and mental wellbeing failedThe screenwriter David Freeman worked with Alfred Hitchcock on what would have been his final film, The Short Night, but Hitchcock’s failin...
08:51, 05/12/2019

Britain will fail without coal – archive, 5 June 1956 5 June 1956: Investment in coal mining should be carried out on a massive scale argues the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation The OEEC has delighted Mr Aubrey Jones, the Minister of Fuel and Power, with its report on the future of fuel supplies in Europe (summarised on page 4). The mai...
06:34, 06/05/2019

Inside London's biggest magazine archive Impactful, stackable and downright desirable: there's a reason magazines are never out of fashion. Clara Strunck immerses herself in London's print archive mecca...
08:34, 09/12/2019

From the archive: An American’s love letter to London from 1965 How did visitors from across the pond view our capital back in the 60s? According to this feature published in 1965 in the Observer, it was best to see it on foot…The Observer Magazine issue of 18 April 1965 was a guide to London, introduced with a feature by Paul Mandel, an American. The thrust of ...
07:17, 05/26/2019

The surreal thing – fashion archive, 27 June 1988 27 June 1988 The fact is that high fashion is, and always has been, a surrealist movementFashion is effete. It is a form of creativity unable to stand on its own feet. Too weak to instigate, it feeds reactively on stronger movements. For the past 10 years fashion has fed from and reacted to the enor...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Ebony and Jet images to be donated after photo archive sale The photo archive of Ebony and Jet magazines chronicling African American history is set to head to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and other cultural institutions...
03:51, 07/26/2019

NYPD apologizes for 1969 Stonewall raid that birthed modern LGBT rights movement New York City's police commissioner apologized Thursday for the June 1969 raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar, an event widely cited as the beginning of the modern LGBT rights movement....
01:34, 06/07/2019

Mets list Jim Gosger and Jesse Hudson, two living members of 1969 team, as dead During a tribute video honoring the World Series winning 1969 team, the New York Mets listed Jim Gosger and Jesse Hudson as dead. Both are alive.       ...
19:34, 06/30/2019

The legends of 1969: Mario Andretti’s unlikely Indy 500 victory filled with racing lore Mario Andretti shares the stories of his strange path to victory in 1969 Indy 500 as the 50th anniversary approaches.        ...
04:51, 05/17/2019

James Franco, Seth Rogen, and Megan Fox's long-delayed Zeroville is also set in Hollywood in 1969 Hot on the heels of Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood comes another 1969-set film about the film industry and Sharon Tate: James Franco’s adaptation of Steve Erickson’s 2007 novel Zeroville....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Google Archive of Political Ads Is Fraught With Missing Content, Delays Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
14:00, 07/17/2019

It Was ‘Cool Central’: Bill T. Jones Leads a Trip Through His Archive The dancer and choreographer talks about his collaborations with Arnie Zane, Keith Haring and Robert Mapplethorpe — and the time the Vatican denounced him....
21:34, 08/20/2019

The new Morris Mini-Minor: a family car for £500 - archive, 26 August 1959 26 August 1959: The Austin Seven and Mini-Minor - two versions of the same car - can carry four passengers with speed and economy The British Motor Corporation to-day announces two new small cars which provide striking evidence of the new thinking that has gone on within the industry. In its Morris ...
15:34, 08/26/2019

Marvels of Wembley's great swimming pool - archive, 1934 26 July 1934 The newly opened Empire Pool includes a wave machine, sun bathing terraces and clean, luminous waterFleet Street, Wednesday The new Empire Pool and Sports Arena at Wembley was formally opened to-day by the Duke of Gloucester, a fitting climax to a remarkable achievement.Nothing comparab...
16:34, 07/26/2019

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online BERLIN — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims. Established by the Western Allies in the final days o...
12:17, 05/21/2019

Eugenics and the master race of the left – archive,30 August 1997 30 August 1997 Forced sterilisations in Scandinavia have shocked the world. But the great founding fathers of British socialism, reports Jonathan Freedland, had dreams almost as vile as those of the NazisThey will be searching their souls in Stockholm tonight. And in Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen, t...
17:17, 05/01/2019

World TV link-up and better radio-phones may be coming – archive, 16 May 1959 16 May 1959: Jodrell Bank Experimental Station bounces messages off moon to US in what is seen as a great step forward in world communicationsA great step forward in world communications – including television and radio-telephony – may result from the success of experiments at Jodrell Bank.Radio sig...
08:51, 05/16/2019

From the archive: Clive James has a meltdown at Madame Tussauds, 1980 Some of the historical figures looked pretty good, some of the more modern ones were shockersAs part of the silly season, for the Observer Magazine of 31 August 1980 the inestimable Clive James was asked to gauge whether visitors to Madame Tussauds in London were getting their money’s worth when it ...
08:00, 08/25/2019

From the archive: Ralph Steadman covers the Tory party conference It’s October 1985, and the cartoonist captures Tory leaders in a series of photographic ‘Paranoids’When the Observer Magazine commissioned Ralph Steadman to cover the Tory party conference in Blackpool, it was no surprise that the man who defined gonzo journalism with Hunter S Thompson was eager to ...
12:17, 07/28/2019

The changing Cotswolds: 'where do the locals drink now?'– archive, 21 June 1976 21 June 1976 How the Cotswolds, having been urbanised, are now being suburbanisedChange in the Cotswolds? Still fairly plentiful, from my observations, the credit card still being regarded as a bit raffish. And although Kemble Junction is not what it was, they still manage to preserve a decent sense...
10:51, 06/21/2019

16 Iconic Peter Lindbergh Images From The British Vogue Archive The legendary German photographer behind British Vogue's landmark Forces For Change covers has shot some of fashion's most famous faces for the magazine over the decades...
10:51, 08/03/2019

Apollo 11: 1969 sports world celebrated Celtics and Mets, mourned Rocky's death To celebrate 50 years since Apollo 11 moon landing, USA TODAY looks at 1969 sports, when MLB added four teams and basketball dynasty took victory lap.       ...
14:00, 07/20/2019

Netanyahu says Trump knew in advance of Israel's Iran archive mission Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he informed U.S. President Donald Trump in advance of what Israel has described as a spy mission in Tehran last year to capture a secret Iranian nuclear archive....
21:00, 07/02/2019

Israel's national library to share reunited Kafka archive online Israel's national library said on Wednesday it received the last part of a collection of Franz Kafka's writings that it planned to put online, after winning an ownership battle for part of the......
10:00, 08/08/2019

Pucci prints and the acid flashback – fashion archive, 23 July 1990 23 July 1990: Caught up in a riot of swirling psychedelia, Judy Rumbold gets hip to the hottest old designer in townSubtly matched colour schemes of the kind seen meandering through newscasters’ toupees and in M&S sandwich fillings were always anathema to the designer who, in 1940, made into a desir...
09:00, 07/23/2019

YouTube blocks history teachers uploading archive videos of Hitler Teachers trying to educate about fascism hit by service’s new policy removing clips glorifying NazisYouTube has blocked some British history teachers from its service for uploading archive material related to Adolf Hitler, saying they are breaching new guidelines banning the promotion of hate speech...
14:51, 06/06/2019

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the official Soviet news agency, Tass, announced yesterday.A statement from the National Olympic Committee of the USSR claimed that the decision had been take...
13:17, 05/09/2019

Another Manson murder? Debra Tate, victim's sister, fights to reopen probe into 1969 suspicious death Fifty years after her tragic murder at the hands of Charles Manson’s cult followers, actress Sharon Tate is in the limelight again – her innocent and playful persona embodied by Margot Robbie in Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”...
17:17, 07/31/2019

Snipping away at the Iron Curtain: when Hungary opened its Austrian border - archive, 1989 The cutting of the border fence between Hungary and Austria in June 1989 showed the division of post-war Europe was coming to an end, and heralded the region’s evolutionOn 27 June 1989, the then foreign ministers of Hungary, Gyula Horn, and Austria, Alois Mock, cut through a section of the barbed wi...
16:00, 06/12/2019

We have Da Vinci Code's Dan Brown to thank for this online archive of the world's largest occult library Say what you will about Dan Brown’s virtues as a novelist, but the Da Vinci Code author has now cemented himself as a true patron of the (forbidden) arts forevermore. By donating to Amsterdam’s Ritman Library, also known by the much cooler name of the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetic, Brown has hel...
21:34, 08/23/2019

YouTube crackdown blocked history teachers who shared archive videos of Hitler YouTube's crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler. ...
16:51, 06/07/2019

Lady Gaga’s Fashion Archive Is Going On Display In Las Vegas – Infamous Meat Dress Included Opening on May 30 in Las Vegas to coincide with her residency at the Park MGM, the Haus of Gaga exhibition showcases around 40 pieces of clothing and accessories that have never before left Gaga’s personal archive...
22:34, 05/30/2019

Ebony’s Historic Photo Archive Sells for $30 Million to Group Led by J. Paul Getty Trust Seven decades’ worth of historic Ebony magazine photos documenting black life, both the everyday and the extraordinary, sold for $30 million at auction to a group of philanthropic organizations led by the J. Paul Getty Trust....
04:51, 07/26/2019

D-Day landings: archive images show Allied troops storm the beaches of Normandy during the Second World War Fascinating archive images show Allied troops storming the beaches of Normandy during the Second World War ahead of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings....
13:34, 06/02/2019

London's public swimming pools: bathing, sun terraces and cafes - archive, 22 August 1938 22 August 1938: The newly opened Parliament Hill Fields lido is part of a scheme designed to give everybody the chance of swimming in cheerful surroundingsFleet Street, SundayA fine swimming pool with wide terraces for sun-bathing, with changing-rooms, lockers (over a thousand of them), and cafe, wa...
07:00, 08/22/2019

Two members of 1969 Mets would like Tom Brady to reconsider 'Tom Terrific' trademark Two former players from the New York Mets' 1969 World Series-winning team would like Tom Brady to reconsider the "Tom Terrific" trademark request.        ...
02:00, 06/05/2019

Apollo 'space legends' remember 1969 mission Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins joined several other key figures from that era for a look back at the historic moon mission, which began with liftoff exactly 50 years ago today. (July 16)        ...
05:51, 07/17/2019

Analysis: Elvis Presley's 1969 Las Vegas run was a crown jewel in the King's comeback The "Elvis - Live 1969" collection commemorates the 50th anniversary of the King's Las Vegas residency, a pivotal moment in his legendary career.        ...
11:51, 08/10/2019

Notting Hill Carnival: Stunning archive pictures show Europe's biggest street party through the years As Notting Hill Carnival rolls into town for another year, stunning archive pictures have been unearthed which show Europe's biggest street party through the years....
22:00, 08/25/2019

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But a pro-life group stepped in....
22:51, 05/17/2019

Sony Xperia 1 battery life: real-life impressions and test results are out! The Sony Xperia 1 is a monster of a phone: the world's first 4K AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 chip, a new 21:9 super tall and narrow form factor, gaming optimizations, new cameras, and the list just goes on and on.And lo and behold, all of those monster specs are combined with... a tiny little 3,30...
17:34, 06/11/2019

Scientists are building a real-life version of the Starship Enterprise's life scanner When the crewmembers of the Starship Enterprise pull into orbit around a new planet, one of the first things they do is scan for life-forms. Here in the real world, researchers have long been trying to figure out how to unambiguously detect signs of life on distant exoplanets. ...
16:00, 08/23/2019

'Something worth saving': Historic Ebony photo archive to be auctioned off to pay creditors The collection of more than 4 million images and thousands of hours of video and audio chronicle 7 decades of black life in America.       ...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Woman who killed daughters after ‘they got in the way’ of her sex life sentenced to life in prison A woman found guilty in England of killing her two young daughters because they "got in the way" of her sex life has been jailed for life, the BBC reports....
08:17, 08/03/2019

The Future Of Food: Can Lab-Grown Insect Meat Be A Future Food? Given the harmful effect livestock farming poses for the planet, researchers have proposed plant-based diets, insect farming, lab-grown meat, and genetically modified animals as an alternative to......
13:00, 06/01/2019

Graffiti vandal tells how he turned his life around from tagging Tube trains at night to photographing life on the Bakerloo line A graffiti vandal who was jailed after spraying his distinctive tag across the Tube network today tells how he turned his life around to become a photographer documenting the Bakerloo line....
19:34, 05/26/2019

How about the ‘pro-life’ lobby get behind these life-positive causes instead? | Hadley Freeman Banning abortion isn’t the most effective place to start if you want to save livesIt’s always more fun to be on the winning side, and in the US right now there is no question that the pro-life side is – well, “killing it” seems like the wrong term, so let’s say it’s enjoying some triumphs. Georgia, ...
18:00, 05/25/2019

The five: robot farmers Will robots be the answer to labour shortages on farms? Our pick of the best planting, weeding and harvesting machinesLast week a startup based at Plymouth University unveiled the world’s first raspberry-picking robot. The machine can pick about 25,000 berries a day, which is 10,000 more than a huma...
15:00, 06/02/2019

The Next Hot Job: Pretending to Be a Robot Until the techno-utopian dream of full automation is realized, the growth of not-yet-autonomous technologies is creating opportunities for humans to help operate robots remotely, sometimes from thousands of miles away....
08:51, 08/31/2019

'Dumping Trump' robot being sent to UK Model of Donald Trump on toilet could feature at protests over US president’s visit A giant talking robot of Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet is being shipped from Sichuan in China to London for protests to mark the president’s controversial state visit to the UK.The 4.9-metre (16ft) “Dumping T...
14:51, 05/15/2019

'Man's best friend' is a robot dog to some with dementia A robot dog under development in California is vying to be a best friend to people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, offering comfort by responding to human touch with life-like motions....
18:51, 07/03/2019

Here's your first look at the final season of Mr. Robot Mr. Robot’s third season was excellent, gearing us up for a final season that will find Rami Malek’s Elliott square off against the elite. “The one percent of the one percent revealed themselves,” we wrote in our review of the third season finale, “and now, he’s going to make them pay.” Sounds fun a...
21:00, 07/17/2019

You can rent a rapping robot Hundreds of "friendly" robots that sing and speak multiple languages are being rolled out across hi-tech Singapore.       ...
20:34, 07/18/2019

DJI's first educational robot is a $500 drone tank Less than a month after launching its first-ever action camera, DJI is now introducing its first educational robot, The RoboMaster S1, which the company says has been in development for two years, was inspired by a robotics competition that DJI has s......
10:00, 06/12/2019

This ETF run by a robot is beating the market—here's how it works EquBot's AI Powered Equity ETF reads over 1 million pieces of information per day to inform its investing, and it's beating the market doing it, says EquBot co-founder Art Amador....
18:51, 08/03/2019

Sexting With A Robot Is Just About As Weird As You'd Expect Does anyone remember Cleverbot, the sort-of-not-really AI that you could sort-of-not-really have a conversation with? It was really popular around the time I was sitting my Italian exam at university, circa 2011. I know this because I asked it if it could help me learn Italian, and it replied: “pizz...
20:51, 06/21/2019

MIT robot masters the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge’ Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. Regular people have likewise offered a number of cr...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Are You Ready For an Alexa Robot to Follow You Around? Just in case you wanted a robot butler to follow you around the house, Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa bot with wheels that can be summoned via voice commands.Read more......
20:17, 07/12/2019

Don Mattingly Is Ready For Robot Umpires Marlins manager Don Mattingly watched his team get very nearly no-hit by electrifying Padres ace Chris Paddack Wednesday night, in what would’ve been the first no-hitter in Padres history. Paddack gave up his first hit, a solo dinger to Starlin Castro, in the bottom of the eighth inning, and eventua...
09:00, 07/18/2019

This Robot Is Really Angry And Done Lifting Boxes Hello! Today we get banned for buying too many games, watch a robot get angry, learn when the Sonic movie is actually coming out and talk about fake meat at McDonald’s. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
18:17, 05/25/2019

Watch the First Teaser for Mr. Robot Season 4 The first teaser for Mr. Robot season 4 is here. USA Network has released a 30-second clip for the final season of the Rami Malek-starrer techno thriller series, which only gives us the face of Elliot......
09:17, 07/18/2019

Why We Should Teach Kids to Call the Robot 'It' As a new generation grows up surrounded by artificial intelligence, researchers find education as early as preschool can help avoid confusion about robots’ role....
17:00, 08/26/2019

I’m scared shitless of my new robot colleague There’s a new member in our editorial team: Satoshi Nakaboto. Usually I get along great with my colleagues, we joke, we share our Monday blues, and braid each other’s hair — but Satoshi is… different. He’s a bot.  Amazingly futuristic? Absolutely. We’ve gone beyond just talking about when robots ent...
16:34, 08/21/2019

This $600 Sleep Robot Is Only Worth it if You're Tired and Alone If you’ve suffered the throes of chronic insomnia, you’ll do almost anything to fall asleep. Pills, guided meditation apps, vigorous exercise, melatonin, screen dimmers, aromatherapy diffusers, sleep tracking via fitness tracker, smart beds, bedtime calculators—at some point or another, I’ve tried t...
20:00, 05/22/2019

The Real Reason Chucky Is a Robot Now The first trailer for the reboot of Child’s Play came with a surprise. The original was about a serial killer who possessed a doll and killed a bunch of people. Now, Chucky’s a smart toy who finds autonomy...and then kills a bunch of people. It seemed odd for a reboot to change the premise of its ow...
23:34, 06/14/2019

Cat vs best and worst robot vacuum cleaners  If you’ve flirted with the idea of buying a robot vacuum you may also have stepped back from the brink in unfolding horror at the alphabetic soup of branded discs popping into view. Consumer choice sounds like a great idea until you’ve tried to get a handle on the handle-less vacuum spac...
21:17, 05/11/2019

Willo is a robot that wants to replace your toothbrush If you think about it, the basic concept of a toothbrush hasn’t evolved since… forever. Sure, many people have switched to an electric toothbrush, but it remains a stick with a brush at the end. Willo thinks that’s not good enough. The company has developed an oral care device to improve brushing wi...
16:17, 06/13/2019

Why Facebook is teaching a bug-like robot to walk In a rooftop garden at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters, a six-legged robot named Daisy is making chittering noises as it staggers on the sandy ground....
17:00, 05/20/2019

The walking robot that could soon be delivering your packages It's not fast and may be years from visiting your neighborhood, but a walking robot is part of Ford's vision for how its autonomous vehicles deliver packages....
12:17, 05/22/2019

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans' Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley on Twitter. The show, which was a critical but not a ratings success, ran for......
08:17, 05/21/2019

Most people would rather lose their job to a robot than another human Most people would prefer a robot to take their job if they had to lose it, but they would prefer to see another human step in if a co-worker was going to lose theirs...
08:00, 08/06/2019

The Robot Umpire Is Moving Up In The World The Atlantic League announced Tuesday that their experiment with an automated strike zone will continue for the remainder of the season, starting Thursday night. The system mostly worked; players and managers were happy with it; even the umpire who gave it its inaugural run at the Atlantic League Al...
08:00, 07/26/2019

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see and hear, but what about tast...
19:51, 06/28/2019

Can I Get This ATM Testing Robot to Touch the Filthy Machines For Me? You’ve probably seen robots testing products like furniture and car parts before, performing endless repetitive tasks to ensure whatever’s being tested won’t quickly break once in the hand of consumers. But according to this video from ABB, there are even robots designed to torture test fully assemb...
07:51, 08/03/2019

This Sad Robot Made From Random Twigs Has to Teach Itself to Get Around Watching Boston Dynamics’ ATLAS robot backflip its way through a parkour course is impressive, but those seemingly effortless maneuvers actually represent thousands of hours of unseen development and testing to perfect. While this robot made from random branches struggling to crawl across the floor ...
00:17, 07/03/2019

Whitney Cummings—and her sex robot—take on modern womanhood Yes, Whitney Cummings did have a sex robot made in her likeness for the laughs. (credit: David Giesbrecht / Netflix) I never really understood catcalling until Whitney Cummings explained it in front of a live audience. Rather than waxing snarky about backward oafs who don't get why harassment is b...
15:17, 08/04/2019

Boston Dynamics' creepy robot dog is going up for sale Videos of Boston Dynamics' robots have been the stuff of both awe and inspiration, as well as nightmares. Now, it appears the robots will be doing more than just performing parkour or dancing around on videos. They're going up for sale....
16:51, 06/07/2019

Hemingway review: Somnox sleep robot There’s an urban legend that finds Ernest Hemingway at a restaurant with his friends. He spoke up and bet everyone around the table that he could write a story in only six words, they accepted. So, he leaned down, wrote “For sale: baby shoes, never worn” on a napkin, passed it around, and collected ...
19:34, 07/02/2019

Check out this roller skating robot that can also ice skate! This robot taught itself how to walk, roller skate and even ice skate using artificial intelligence. Watch him shred through Switzerland's streets with ease.       ...
16:51, 08/09/2019

Robot 'duck' keeps weeds out of rice paddies For rice farmers, ducks have been a viable way to keep their crops healthy -- they destroy weeds, eat bugs and fertilize crops without using harmful chemicals. And now, a Nissan technician might have an alternative when fowl isn't an option. He's t......
03:34, 06/24/2019

Anki is closing the doors on its toy robot business Anki, the startup responsible for adorable robotics, is closing its doors and will terminate nearly 200 employees Wednesday. CEO Boris Sofman broke the news to staff today, Recode reports. In a statement provided to Engadget, the company said, "A sig......
00:51, 04/30/2019

People don’t want to see workers replaced by a robot—themselves excepted Enlarge / Robots are everywhere. (credit: NBC Universal) There has been extensive public discussions of how automation may fundamentally change the job market, eliminating so many positions that some sort of universal income will be required. While the universal income discussion may be new, anxie...
17:34, 08/07/2019

The robot that cleans floors and tells jokes More than 100 fully autonomous cleaning robots are coming to Singapore this year, made by local manufacturer Lionsbot. Ella's job is cleaning the floors at the National Gallery....
03:17, 09/18/2019

Robot umpires debut in Atlantic League PA announcer at Atlantic League All-Star game directs fans to computer technology used to call balls and strikes and plate umpire Brian deBrauwere discusses his role. (July 10)       ...
04:34, 07/11/2019

Cracking Open the Roomba 980 robot vacuum We crack open the Roomba 980 for a look at the tech that makes this cloud-connected cleaner iRobot's most significant robot vacuum since the original Roomba....
08:51, 05/29/2019

'Robot umpires' debut in Atlantic League ASG At Wednesday night's Atlantic League all-star game, plate umpire Brian deBrauwere wore an earpiece connected to an iPhone in his pocket and relayed the call upon receiving it from a TrackMan computer system....
03:51, 07/11/2019

Watch this plucky little robot dog pull a three-ton plane The increased use of robots is often seen as a threat to human jobs. Ford's delivery robot may help improve efficiency, but there will be concerns about delivery drivers being put out of work. There are, however, plenty of instances of robots completing tasks that a human simply couldn't -...
16:17, 05/24/2019

Now Calling Balls and Strikes: Robot Umpires Baseball’s future has arrived in the Atlantic League with the introduction an automated strike zone. If the experiment goes well, the days of players imploring umps to schedule an eye exam could soon come to an end....
17:17, 07/29/2019

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see, and hear, but what abo...
21:34, 06/27/2019

MIT's new robot can identify things by sight and by touch For humans, it's easy to predict how an object will feel by looking at it or tell what an object looks like by touching it, but this can be a big challenge for machines. Now, a new robot developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence......
13:00, 06/17/2019

Worm robot could wiggle its way through arteries in the brain A tiny worm robot can be controlled by magnets to wiggle through arteries in a model brain. It could one day be used to make brain surgery less invasive...
22:51, 08/28/2019

Zero-gravity robot cleaner could automatically sterilise the ISS Cleaning the International Space Station is laborious work, so hygiene firm GermFalcon has made a drone that works in zero-gravity to do the job instead...
20:00, 04/28/2019

DJI's Super-Fast Robot Car Is an Absolute Blast The DJI Robomaster S1 is the childhood toy I always wanted. Actually, it’s way better than that. Compared to junk like the Tyco Rebound I had in the 90's, the Robomaster S1 is faster, more sophisticated, and thanks to its Mecanum wheels, much more nimble than anything my tiny kid brain could hav...
20:17, 07/12/2019

Sunsets are kryptonite to some fancy robot vacuums By Liam McCabe This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full blog on sunsets are kryptonite to so......
19:17, 05/05/2019

The ISS' spherical robot helper has returned to Earth Humans are one step closer to having robot assistants in space. The IBM- and Airbus-made CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) robot returned to Earth on August 27th after successful testing aboard the International Space Station. The spherical......
04:34, 09/02/2019

NASA’s floating robot ‘bee’ is alive and well aboard the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to various duties. To explore those possibilities, NASA sen...
03:17, 05/21/2019

Boston Dynamics’ creepy dog-like robot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has already produced incredibly skillful machines that will haunt your nightmares if you’re one of those who’s convinced humanity is doomed and that the ris...
02:34, 06/07/2019

Even a robot has now mastered the ridiculous Bottle Cap Challenge Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. Regular people have likewise offered a number...
19:51, 07/13/2019

Robot food delivery may be coming to a campus near you Campus food delivery is getting a surprising pick-me-up, thanks to autonomous robots offering food-and-beverage delivery right to the dorm room. The first college to do this is George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia....
15:51, 05/03/2019

A robot helped me park an SUV that drives like a yacht The 2019 Ford Expedition is one of the biggest SUVs on the market. It has room for eight people to sit comfortably and still provides plenty of storage. (A total of 104.6 cubic feet of space for cargo.) In fact, the vehicle is 17.5 feet long, from front fender to rear bumper.It’s case you...
18:34, 05/01/2019

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers “Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa increasingly capable of performing complicated voice commands under different circumstances. But does it mean that our digital assista...
23:00, 06/04/2019

The coolest thing I saw at IFA was a headless robot cat from Japan Covering consumer tech is always great fun. From phones to semiconductors, innovation happens at a breakneck pace. Each day, I get to see the world change in a subtle but profound way. But the most intriguing products are seldom those with a mass-market appeal. Take, for example, Qoobo, from Japanes...
04:00, 09/09/2019

Stanford students' robot dog does backflips for (relatively) cheap Robots with dog-like talents are nothing new, but it's not exactly practical to buy one that can do more than the basics. The new Aibo is cute, for instance, but not very athletic. A group of Stanford students might have a better solution. They've......
06:17, 05/21/2019

Ekasbo’s Matebot may be the cutest cat robot yet created If Shrek saw Matebot, no amount of sad-eyes could win him back to Puss in Boots’ side. Created by Shenzhen-based robotics company Ekasbo, Matebot looks like a black and white cartoon cat and responds to your touch by wiggling its ears, changing the expression in its big LED eyes and tilting it...
17:51, 05/30/2019

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But using two hands is harder than we make it look — so this robotic control system learns from humans before attempting to do the same. The idea behind th...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Barsys $1,500 robot bartender promises cocktails with AI precision The "Keurig of cocktails" concept isn't exactly new, but that's not stopping companies like Barsys from perfecting the robotic bartender. Next week, Barsys is launching its robotic cocktail mixer 2.0. Like the original, the next iteration offers auto......
03:51, 07/19/2019

Robot umpires are coming to one professional baseball league The Atlantic League could soon look a lot different. Made up of seven teams primarily on the East Coast, the independent circuit will become the first American professional league to implement strike zone software and the stealing of first base in the second half of this season. Umpires in the Atlan...
14:17, 07/11/2019

Lonely seniors turn to robot dogs for companionship When her aunt passed away last November, Carrolyn Minggia, 64, felt isolated. The Brooklyn Heights resident had moved from Philadelphia to NYC four years prior to care for her aging relative, who suffered from cancer and dementia. After her death, Minggia, who never married and has no children, sudd...
01:17, 06/27/2019

Review: The $1,000 GEESAA robot barista makes a mean cup of coffee There are coffee fans, and then there are coffee fans. The GEESAA robot barista is a product for the latter category of people – and it’s not ashamed of it. Essentially, it wants to do for trendy pour-over coffee what the Mr Coffee machine did for bog-standard drip coffee. The machine comes with a r...
09:00, 06/28/2019

From Eric the robot to Dorothy’s slippers: 10 years of Kickstarter A decade on from the birth of the crowdfunding platform, Tim Adams talks to cofounder Perry Chen and looks back at some of its greatest campaignsThe idea of Kickstarter first formed in the mind of Perry Chen in 2001. A native New Yorker, Chen was 25, living in New Orleans, working as a musician and ...
21:34, 05/04/2019

Robocrop: world's first fruit-picking robot set to work Autonomous machine expected to pick more than 25,000 raspberries a day, outpacing human workersQuivering and hesitant, like a spoon-wielding toddler trying to eat soup without spilling it, the world’s first fruit-picking robot is attempting to harvest a raspberry.After sizing it up for an age, the r...
18:51, 05/26/2019

This affordable smart robot vacuum is at an incredible low price right now Robot vacuums can help keep your floors looking spick and span this fall, and right now you can save on one of our favorite smart models, the Ecovacs Deebot N79S.       ...
21:34, 09/11/2019

Russian robot Fedor's capsule fails to dock at ISS A Soyuz capsule carrying a robot called Fedor failed to dock at the International Space Station (ISS). Scientists at Russia's Roskosmos are trying to correct the issue, with journalists asked to leave mission control....
06:00, 08/25/2019

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Fortnite's Giant Monster And Robot Finally Fought Today was the long-awaited battle between Fortnite’s giant monster, Cattus, and giant robot, Doggus. It was pretty much what players expected, but it sure was dramatic....
21:00, 07/20/2019

Don't miss: A chance for gamers to plot their own robot revolution Check out new books charting the state of our planet, see a movie thriller with a quantum physics twist, and launch your own robot uprising against humankind...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. But the beeping from her bionic arm gives her away - Ai-Da is a robot....
22:34, 06/05/2019

Russia sends robot Fedor into space for mission with ISS A Russian humanoid robot has started his journey to the International Space Station, serving as a mechanical passenger for a new type of rocket. The Skybot F850 android, named Fedor, is set to learn new skills in space....
18:34, 08/22/2019

Spacecraft carrying Russian humanoid robot docks at ISS An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit successfully docks at the International Space Station, following a failed attempt over the weekend.       ...
23:34, 08/27/2019

Hyundai Develops New Wearable Robot To Help In Manufacturing Process Hyundai Motor Group has developed new Vest EXoskeleton (VEX), a wearable robot created to assist industrial workers who spend long hours working in overhead environments. The VEX enhances productivity......
22:34, 09/07/2019

Robot priests more acceptable to Protestants than Catholics, says professor Can AI create better priests? Are we prepared to worship via machines rather than fallible humans? A Villanova University professor believes a post-human priesthood has its advantages....
21:51, 09/20/2019

At This 400-Year-Old Temple, A Robot Priest Delivers Sermons A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion -- despite critics comparing the android to......
22:34, 08/14/2019

| WATCH: Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest lettuces has been developed by engineers. The 'Vegebot' was developed by a team at Cambridge University....
14:51, 07/27/2019

Mr. Robot Season 4 Release Date, Trailer Unveiled We have a trailer and release date for Mr. Robot season 4: October 6. USA Network has released a one-minute look at the final season of the Rami Malek-starrer techno thriller series....
21:17, 08/28/2019

Delivery robot firm Starship raises $40 million Starship Technologies, a company set up by two founders of video messaging business Skype, has raised another $40 million to expand its delivery robot business, it said on Tuesday....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Cheap: This Ecovacs Deebot 601 robot vacuum cleaner is 50% off Nobody likes vacuuming. Nobody. Thankfully, it’s 2019, and for the price of a cheap netbook, you can get yourself a robot servant to do it for you. The Ecovacs Deebot 601 is a great example of this, and is currently on sale on Amazon for $189.99 – that’s a full 50 percent off the usual list price of...
01:51, 05/18/2019

This Robot Artist Just Became the First to Stage a Solo Exhibition. What Does That Say About Creativity? Standing in a wood-paneled room at the University of Oxford, surrounded by her artwork, Ai-Da looks out at her creations. “I want people to know that our times are powerful times,” she says slowly, pausing between sentences. Like many artists, she wants her work to promote discussion. An...
19:51, 06/17/2019

Will Smith reteams with 'Legend, Robot' writer for 'Brilliance' Will Smith will star in a film adaptation of Markus Sakey's novel "Brilliance." "I Am Legend" and "I, Robot" writer/"Legend," "Hancock" producer Akiva Goldsman is also attached....
03:00, 09/07/2019

MIT’s thread-like robot can slip through blood vessels in your brain MIT engineers created a thread-like robot that can glide through the brain's blood vessels and could deliver clot-reducing drugs to treat strokes or aneurysms. The robotic thread could offer an alternative to open brain surgery, and it could be contr......
20:51, 08/29/2019

These robot snakes designed by AI could be the next big thing in the operating theatre Researchers at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision have developed snakebots that are designed to be as individual as the patient they're used on....
12:17, 08/20/2019

A mind-controlled robot arm doesn’t have to mean brain implants A robotic arm smoothly traces the movements of a cursor on a computer screen, controlled by the brain activity of a person sitting close by who stares straight ahead. The person wears a cap covered in electrodes. This "mind-controlled" robot limb is......
04:51, 07/23/2019

Automakers drive rise in industrial robot outlays North American companies, led by automakers, increased spending on industrial robots in the second quarter, even as many businesses remain tight-fisted about other types of investments amid a prolonged trade war with China....
21:34, 08/20/2019

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance technology they say could bring robot vessels to the oceans in the next few years....
22:51, 06/06/2019

Sophie The Robot Whips Up Oodles Of Singapore Noodles A Singaporean engineering company has built a robot that can serve up a piping hot bowl of laksa, one of the city-state's most well-known dishes, in just 45 seconds....
14:51, 07/30/2019

Ex-Met Frank Viola gets ejected after robot umpire tirade Who said robot umpires would make the game less controversial? Former Mets pitcher Frank Viola didn’t take long to inject some fury into the new era of the Atlantic League, which now has its home plate umpires using an earbud to have Trackman assist them in calling balls and strikes. That didn...
18:51, 07/17/2019

Kiki the social robot is a mechanical animal who wants to be your friend Not everyone has the space, money or quite honestly patience to foster a rambunctious Aibo. But that doesn't mean you'll have to spend the rest of your days alone. The forthcoming Kiki from Zoetic AI offers an equally rewarding and, with a $1499 pric......
19:17, 07/30/2019

Tiny robot leaps around carrying its own battery, electronics Enlarge / A Tribot leaps ahead of its peers. (credit: EPFL) Robots have traditionally been roughly humanoid in form, which has some obvious advantages, in that the robots are better able to integrate into a human-designed environment. But there are lots of environments that aren't human designed, ...
05:51, 07/11/2019

Russian spacecraft carrying humanlike robot docks at ISS The robot named Fedor will test skills and aid astronauts on the International Space Station. A previous attempt to dock the Soyuz spacecraft had failed over the weekend....
16:00, 08/27/2019

IHMC's Atlas robot can navigate its own way through tight spaces Some of the biggest challenges for machines are tasks that are simple for humans. From mathematical puzzles like the famous traveling salesman problem to combining inputs from various senses, there are many functions that us dumb humans excel at but......
21:51, 07/05/2019

Meet Sophia: The robot who laughs, smiles and frowns just like us The field of robotics is fast-growing. Robots can now perform complicated movements with elegance -- back-flipping, practicing parkour moves, even "carving" classical sculptures....
12:51, 05/31/2019

For Lower-Paid Workers, the Robot Overlords Have Arrived It’s time to stop worrying that robots will take our jobs. But as millions of low-paid workers’ lives are increasingly governed by software, it may be time to start worrying that robots will determine who gets those jobs....
16:51, 05/01/2019

Russia To Send "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia was set to launch on Thursday an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
14:00, 08/22/2019

Russia Sends "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
14:00, 08/22/2019

Watch a robot dog pull a 3-ton plane in this unbelievable video At a time when engineers have been perfecting robots that can perform skills like walking, gymnastics stunts, and warehouse-related box-sorting, researchers from Italy’s Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia just upped the ante in a major way. Meet the HyQReal, a robot dog that was able to successfu...
05:34, 05/24/2019

Russia Sends Its First Humanoid Robot Fedor Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
14:00, 08/22/2019

This top-rated robot vacuum is at its lowest price ever—for now Keep "forgetting" to clean your floors? The Eufy RoboVac 11S Max will help keep your floors tidy so you don't have to be stuck inside cleaning.       ...
11:34, 08/22/2019

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighting matches as animal cruelty. Those affected, including some BattleBots contestants, received a message st......
21:34, 08/21/2019

This just-released robot vacuum is on sale for a limited time The Eufy RoboVac 11S series of robot vacuums has received continuous praise over the years, and right now their brand new model, the Robovac 11S Max, is on sale for the first time ever.       ...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Digital love: does Netflix have an unhealthy robot sex obsession? From VR sexcapades in Maniac to amorous AI in Osmosis, the streaming service keeps bombarding us with disturbing tech hookups. Enough!Netflix, the biggest streaming service in the world, cordially invites you to jerk off to your computer. Take a look around: everyone’s doin’ it. In dark sci-fi comed...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Harvard's noodly robot fingers are great at grabbing jellyfish Robots can be a bit heavy-handed. Their forceful grip might not be a problem when they're moving boxes in a warehouse, but they can damage fragile marine creatures like jellyfish. Researchers may have a solution. They've created a robotic hand with a......
23:17, 08/28/2019

| WATCH: Robot of tweeting Trump on toilet appears in London A 4.8m talking robot of US President Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet appears in Trafalgar Square, London on the second day of the state visit to the UK by US President Donald Trump....
19:51, 06/04/2019

A Robot With Noodle-like Fingers Helps Handle Soft Jellyfish Metal claws and suction samplers can be rough on delicate deep sea creatures. So scientists have designed a gentle robot to scoop up the organisms they want to study....
15:51, 08/30/2019

Robot Entertainment bounces back with Orcs Must Die! 3 and Ready Set Heroes Robot Entertainment showed off a new version of its Orcs Must Die! 3 that will run on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service as well as other platforms. Orcs Must Die! 3 will debut as a timed exclusive on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service, and developer Robot Entertainment said the sing...
00:51, 08/20/2019

This robot crawls along wind turbine blades looking for invisible flaws Wind turbines are a great source of clean power, but their apparent simplicity — just a big thing that spins — belie complex systems that wear down like any other, and can fail with disastrous consequences. Sandia National Labs researchers have created a robot that can inspect the enormous blades of...
03:34, 06/25/2019

Creators of social robot Buddy need more money to finally launch In 2015, Buddy the social robot first appeared on Indiegogo. Nearly four years and $657,000 later, the friendly robotic companion has yet to ship to any of its backers. Now the creators of Buddy, Blue Frog Robotics, are reaching out to backers to apo......
22:00, 05/28/2019

This Robot Gardener from the 1960s Looks Like a Techno-Utopian Version of the Apocalypse When people of the 1950s and 60s imagined the robot lawnmowers of the future, they were generally pretty small and cute. But not this guy. Read more......
18:00, 05/16/2019

Meet Nuro, the pint-sized robot that could one day deliver your pizza Robotics company Nuro will soon unleash its self-driving vehicles on the streets of Houston. This isn’t a ride-sharing partnership, or a new Tesla competitor, but a trial run at the future we’re all waiting for. Starting this fall, Domino’s plans to employ a fleet of Nuro vehicles, each electric and...
11:17, 06/19/2019

Mad scientist builds a robot to beat the crap out of him in a VR fighting game Since the 80s, fighting games have been a raucous good time, a way to blow off some steam while digitally beating an AI opponent to smithereens. In the VR world though, these same characters might one day fight back — physically. James Bruton, a robotics engineer and YouTube creator, teamed up with ...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Domino's Will Start Delivering Pizzas via an Autonomous Robot This Fall For months now, the robotics company Nuro has been using electric, self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries to Kroger customers in Phoenix and Houston....
02:17, 06/19/2019

Meet 'Digit', the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
18:34, 05/22/2019

Hilarious robot revenge video parodies Boston Dynamics Boston Dynamics creates some of the most incredible robots on the planet. From the company’s back-flipping biped to the four-legged dog-bot that Jeff Bezos hangs out with, you’ve probably seen videos of its robots completing feats of agility under extraordinary circumstances. But what happens when a...
06:17, 06/18/2019

Domino’s will start delivering pizzas via an autonomous robot this fall Domino's plans to start delivering pizzas using an autonomous, unmanned vehicle. The announcement is the latest example of technology companies using robots to deliver food....
23:00, 06/17/2019

Ford wants this creepy robot to bring its autonomous deliveries to your door Autonomous deliveries and self-driving vehicles may be the future, but there are still a few gaps that need to be addressed -- namely that it's not always possible for people to leave their homes to retrieve deliveries from the roadside (and if you'r......
16:00, 05/22/2019

Japan’s Buddhist robot preacher likened to Frankenstein’s monster A 400-year-old Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan, is using a $1 million humanoid to reach a younger generation, but foreigners are repulsed by it. The Kodaji Temple, in a partnership with the robotics team at Osaka University, unveiled “Mindar” earlier this year. The robot is a 6-foot-tall...
04:34, 08/15/2019

Scientists create a four-winged robot insect that flies with grace It's difficult to make an insect-like flying robot -- realistic four-winged bots are typically too heavy, while lighter two-winged models tend to fly erratically. USC researchers have edged one step closer to the dream machine, however. They've cre......
12:17, 05/18/2019

The best affordable robot vacuum is at its lowest price ever—for today only The Eufy Robovac 11S is the best affordable robot vacuum on the market, and for today only you can get a major discount on it.       ...
22:34, 06/27/2019

De Blasio proposes ‘robot tax’ in bid to boost failing 2020 campaign Mayor de Blasio hopes to inject new life into his sputtering 2020 presidential bid — with a new “robot tax” he says can save American jobs. The plan, laid out in a “Wired” op-ed Thursday, would tax companies that don’t provide positions for workers displaced by te...
02:34, 09/06/2019

Mercedes' Latest Experimental Safety Car Has a Little Robot Triangle, Among Other Things Experimental Safety Cars were a big deal back in the 1970s, when most major manufacturers were building (usually) bright yellow, heavy-looking sedans with massive black rubber bumpers front and rear, all in an attempt to develop and showcase safety technology....
19:34, 05/20/2019

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and through a mechanism so clever and simple you’...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.       ...
02:00, 06/11/2019

You can do it, robot! Watch the beefy, 4-legged HyQReal pull a plane It’s not really clear just yet exactly what all these powerful, agile quadrupedal robots people are working on are going to do, exactly, but even so it never gets old watching them do their thing. The latest is an Italian model called HyQReal, which demonstrates its aspiration to winning stron...
07:34, 05/24/2019

'Robot blood' powers robotic fish in Cornell laboratory Scientists have developed a robotic fish powered by 'robot blood.' The hydraulic liquid circulatory system allows the robot to use, store and transfer energy....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) Just over six years ago, when researchers at Harvard announced that they had made tiny flying robots, they immediately began talking about the prospe...
22:51, 06/26/2019

Robot, heal thyself: scientists develop self-repairing machines EU project creates robotic hands that can sense and fix damage without human interventionFrom picking fruit to carrying out minor surgery, soft robotic hands made from jelly-like plastic are thought by scientists to be the future solution to many human needs.But being gentle and soft enough to avoid...
17:00, 08/07/2019

Rapid robot rollout risks UK workers being left behind, reports say Study shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs British workers are being shut out of decisions over the rising use of robots in the UK economy, according to a report.According to the commission on workers and technology, run by the Fabian Society ...
09:17, 06/26/2019

China's robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears It's the most sensitive day of the year for China's internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square, and with under two weeks to go, China's robot censors are working overtime....
06:51, 05/26/2019

‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow through natural disaster sites One of nature's grossest insects has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot designed to burrow through natural disaster sites and relay information to rescue workers....
21:17, 08/02/2019

‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow at natural disaster sites One of nature's grossest insects has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot designed to burrow through natural disaster sites and relay information to rescue workers....
06:51, 08/03/2019

Tiny robot finds an asteroid that’s freakishly free of dust Enlarge / Ryugu's rubble-pile surface, taken by MASCOT shortly before it hit and started bouncing. (credit: JAXA) For the last few months, Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has been engaged in various acts of interplanetary aggression, shooting the asteroid Ryugu in order to blast free material for a r...
05:00, 08/23/2019

Russia sends robot into space to test out new booster rocket Russia has sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station as part of tests on a new rocket that is expected to replace the current vehicle....
01:34, 08/23/2019

YouTube flags robot battle videos as “animal fights” Enlarge / The "Great White" bot from King of Bots. On Monday, several YouTube users had their videos removed from the service due to YouTube's restrictions on animal fight footage. This was confusing, because the videos in question showed no animals fighting; instead, they showed robots battling....
01:34, 08/23/2019

Russia tests new Soyuz rocket by sending a humanoid robot to the ISS Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, has just launched a new Soyuz booster on a trip to the ISS. Unlike other Soyuz flights that blast off to bring astronauts to the space station, this trip has no humans on board. It does, however, have a passenger: a......
00:00, 08/23/2019

Earth to FEDOR: Russia launches humanoid robot into space A Russian humanoid robot was making its way on Thursday to the International Space Station after blasting off on a two-week mission to support the crew and test his skills....
17:34, 08/22/2019

NASA's Astrobee cube robot flies in space for the first time NASA's Astrobee cube robots are finally earning their space wings... in a manner of speaking. The agency has confirmed that one of the bots, Bumble, flew on its own for the first time aboard the International Space Station on June 14th. While the t......
00:51, 06/24/2019

Fin tech: underwater robot monitors sharks in Scottish waters ‘SharkCam’ could shed light on sex lives of basking sharks in Sea of the HebridesBasking sharks off the coast of the UK are having their own Love Island moment: an underwater robot has been filming their interactions to shed light on everything from sex to group behaviour.Researchers say the autonom...
08:34, 08/06/2019

E-Commerce Platform Shopify Buys Warehouse-Robot Startup Shopify paid $450 million to acquire 6 River Systems, which makes software and autonomous mobile robots that guide workers through warehouse aisles, lighting up when they reach the next item to pick. Customers for the units include Office Depot Inc., Lockheed Martin Corp. and XPO Logistics Inc....
09:51, 09/10/2019

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as part of a Ford-Agility Robotics pilot program....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Debate time: Is this headless cat robot pillow cute or creepy? Have you ever wanted to own a cat but felt like your allergies would never allow for that to happen? Do you currently own a dog that might murder a kitten if it were brought into your household? Do you wish you could raise your own cat influencer so it could snowball its viral fame into a podcast pr...
22:00, 09/17/2019

Running Dinosaur Robot Reveals a Possible Way Dinos May Have Evolved Flight Using robotic and animal models, researchers have shown that some dinosaurs were already flapping their rudimentary wings as a side effect of running, prior to evolving the ability to fly. The finding offers a unique perspective on the origins of flight, but experts say more evidence is needed.Read ...
02:51, 05/03/2019

Atlantic League to use robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
03:00, 07/11/2019

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources familiar with the product tell Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman that...
22:17, 07/12/2019

Our favorite affordable robot vacuum is back at its lowest price Few robot vacuums hold a candle to the Eufy RoboVac 11S in terms of suction power and maneuverability, and right now it's back to its lowest price.       ...
01:17, 07/11/2019

Cruise, GM's Driverless-Car Unit, Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscoring the difficulty of safely deploying robotic vehicles on public roads....
23:34, 07/24/2019

Electronics projects for beginners: Make a robot biscuit butler Take a BBC micro:bit, add a motor, a chassis and some infrared sensors and then put your feet up with a nice cup of tea: your biscuits will be on their way shortly...
18:34, 07/04/2019

GM's self-driving car division postpones launch of robot taxis General Motors is delaying the launch of its self-driving cars, which it had promised to launch in the form of a ride-sharing service this year.       ...
00:17, 07/25/2019

NASA initiates plan to rescue its robot that’s stuck on Mars NASA’s newest Mars robot has a serious problem. The InSight lander is a relative newcomer to the Red Planet, having safely arrived at its chosen destination late last year, but one of its most important instruments — a self-hammering “mole” tool that is designed to dig up to ...
00:34, 07/03/2019

How Squishy Robotics created a robot that can be safely dropped out of a helicopter If you want to build a robot that can fall hundreds of feet and be no worse the wear, legs are pretty much out of the question. The obvious answer, then, is a complex web of cable-actuated rods. Obvious to Squishy Robotics, anyway, whose robots look delicate but are in fact among the most durable o...
18:17, 04/28/2019

GM's Driverless-Car Unit Cruise Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscoring the difficulty of safely deploying robotic vehicles on public roads....
17:00, 07/24/2019

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by next year, according to people familiar with the product. Prototypes of the cylindrical speaker are wider than the current Echo to squeeze in addition...
21:34, 07/12/2019

Robot version of our distant ancestor hints at how we learned to walk A robotic version of a four-legged animal that lived 290 million years ago suggests it had an efficient walking style despite spending some of its life in water...
00:34, 04/29/2019

Robot babies teach Colombian teenagers about parenthood – in pictures Schoolchildren in Caldas take part in a voluntary project using a rubber doll with built-in software programmed to act like a newborn Continue reading......
13:17, 07/03/2019

Baseball history made: Inside the debut of robot umpires The TrackMan radar system debuted during the Atlantic League all-star game, calling balls and strikes for the first time in pro baseball.       ...
20:17, 07/11/2019

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo packs more audio components into a wider frame than...
20:51, 07/12/2019

New video shows a humanoid robot crossing a balance beam with ease Researchers from The Institute for Human & Machine Cognition have released a video showing a humanoid walking autonomously across a series of narrow blocks. Researchers are trying to create a bipedal machine that can traverse a variety of terrains with the same ease as humans....
22:34, 05/08/2019

Atlantic League to debut robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
03:34, 07/11/2019

Russia's First Humanoid Robot 'Fedor' Leaves International Space Station A lifesize Russian robot known as 'Fedor' successfully departed the International Space Station Friday, two weeks after an aborted docking attempt delayed its arrival....
04:00, 09/07/2019

We Have a Few Spaces Left for Our Robot, Take the Wheel Book Launch Party in NYC Tonight! Though I keep him chained to his basement at all times so he can turn out sweet, sweet car content on his Coleco Adam, our own Jason Torchinsky somehow managed to write a book. It’s called Robot, Take the Wheel: The Road to Autonomous Cars and the Lost Art of Driving, and it’s about our maybe-autono...
02:00, 07/24/2019

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Censors at Chinese internet companies say tools to de...
01:34, 05/28/2019

Stanford Students Built This Adorable, Bouncy, Open-Source Robot Dog If you’ve always dreamed of having a low-maintenance, vaguely dog-shaped companion, well, you’re in luck. A group of undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford University have just unveiled Doggo, a relatively cheap, light, four-legged robot with the bouncing ability of a typical toy breed. Bes...
15:51, 05/22/2019

McDonald's Tests Robot Fryers and Voice-Activated Drive-Throughs McDonald’s is designing voice-activated drive-throughs and robotic deep-fryers as it works to streamline its menu and operations to speed up service....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Russian spacecraft carrying robot docks with space station: TASS A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a humanoid robot docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday, TASS news agency reported, citing a live broadcast....
10:00, 08/27/2019

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, that improves in a couple of key areas along with continued smartphone app updates....
17:34, 05/16/2019

Ford's bipedal robot postman will deliver packages to your front door Ford has developed a robot to help deliver parcels. Called Digit, the robot is two-legged machine which looks similar to Boston Dynamics' creations, and was built in collaboration with Agility Robotics.The aim of Digit is to complete the last leg of automated delivery, with the robot working in...
14:17, 05/23/2019

Soyuz Spacecraft Carrying Humanoid Robot Docks At Space Station An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit successfully docked at the International Space Station on Tuesday, following a failed attempt over the weekend,......
10:00, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Meet "Digit", the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
18:17, 05/22/2019

YouTube bans robot-battle videos citing ‘animal cruelty’ Robots aren’t alive — yet — but that didn’t stop YouTube AI from trying to protect its own kind from so-called “animal cruelty.” On Monday, robot enthusiasts on YouTube reported that their videos featuring robots fighting each other, a la “BattleBots,” had been re...
22:34, 08/21/2019

Prime Day preview: save $50 on the Eufy robot vacuum at Amazon today Robot vacuums are always a popular item during Prime Day, and Amazon is giving us a preview of the July shopping event with a coupon offer on the Eufy BoostIQ RoboVac. You can get the best-selling robot vacuum on sale for $173.99 by checking the coupon box just underneath the price at Amazon (no cod...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Robot sets world record for hitting 2,020 consecutive free throws Toyota’s giant basketball robot might not be able to slam dunk — but it just earned a world record for consecutive free throws. The humanlike machine set a Guinness World Record by consecutively nailing 2,020 free throws — a number which was a nod to the Tokyo Olympics slated for 2...
21:51, 06/26/2019

NASA’s InSight robot is now covered in Mars dust, but that might actually be good news Mars is a dry and dusty place, and strong winds can kick up huge plumes of material that block out the Sun for days, weeks, or even months at a time. The fate of NASA’s Opportunity rover — which shut down after a colossal dust storm prevented its solar panels from generating power &mdash...
15:34, 05/08/2019

USA reveals premiere date for Mr. Robot's final season—and a dark trailer “We need to get back to work.” These are the first words uttered by Elliot (Rami Malek) in the new trailer for Mr. Robot, showcasing the return of the tech-savvy psychological thriller for its fourth and final season. And judging by the portentous evaluation of Elliot’s work by his invisible mental ...
04:00, 08/28/2019

Raspberry Pi and Arduino powered robot lets users make art from wine Combining cloud computing and Internet of Things hardware, the Splash Machine allows users to create their own wine art online, streamed live and photographed for posterity....
01:00, 09/21/2019

Boston Dynamics’ cool-yet-terrifying commercial robot Spot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that Internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has already produced incredibly skillful machines that will haunt your nightmares if you’re one of those who’s convinced humanity is doome...
19:34, 06/06/2019

NASA's Astrobee cube robot completes first hardware tests in space NASA just inched closer to having robots take care of spacecraft. The agency recently completed its first hardware checkouts for Bumble (above), one of three Astrobee robots that will research automated caretaking aboard the International Space Stat......
09:34, 05/19/2019

Time for the f-society Christmas Special in Mr. Robot’s final season trailer [credit: NBC Universal ] All good things must come to an end, and USA has made it official: Mr. Robot's fourth and final season will debut on Sunday, October 6. And to celebrate the news, the network has release...
02:17, 08/29/2019

China plans world's first deep sea base, complete with robot subs Plans for a permanent lab far beneath the waves, crewed by autonomous underwater rovers, are gathering pace in China – here's what the facility might be like...
23:17, 04/28/2019

Russian spacecraft carrying robot fails to dock with space station A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a humanoid robot failed to dock with the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported, citing a live broadcast....
16:00, 08/24/2019

‘Suddenly he has shown his human side’ – Wiggins on how ‘robot’ Roglic won hearts "Bradley Wiggins picked out Primoz Roglic for special praise following the conclusion of the Giro d\u0027Italia. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
14:17, 06/03/2019

Evan Rachel Wood met Sophia the robot, so look for the Host revolution to start soon Anyone who has seen HBO’s Westworld knows that a single fateful conversation with an advanced AI (Hosts, in the show’s parlance) can have all sorts of apocalyptic implications for the future of mankind, especially if the person doing the conversing says or does anything that convinces the advanced A...
07:35, 09/06/2019

Meet Misty, an extensible robot empowered by Microsoft and Qualcomm technologies Misty the Robot is extensible and flexible, with technologies like computer vision on board. It's tied into a number of key Microsoft technologies, too.Read More...
01:34, 05/26/2019

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls, company cafeterias, schools and an airport. Coffee is just one of many industries that could be transformed by autom...
02:34, 06/07/2019

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit with a hockey stick, enduring quite a bit of abuse before the robot finally pulls a gun on its human tormentors. But the video is completely fake—well, ...
22:17, 06/17/2019

Even Robot Drivers Won't Make Ride-Hailing Cheaper Than Owning a Car: Study Robots and the future of ride-hailing, Tesla’s plans for expenses and cost cutting, potential spikes in gas prices on U.S. coasts, emissions wars, and more Nissan-Renault drama. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 17, 2019....
22:51, 05/17/2019

| WATCH | Playing god: Japan temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion - despite critics comparing the android to "Frankenstein's monster"....
15:02, 08/15/2019

NASA's LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test While rovers like Curiosity are doing a bang-up job exploring extraterrestrial terrain, they don't have the capability to scale cliffs and other hard-to-reach places. That's a job best left to climbing robots like LEMUR, a technology developed by eng......
16:51, 07/11/2019

Army tests robot-force attack on enemy 'tank ditch, minefield' Surging into heavy enemy fire, navigating rigorous terrain and forward-placing sensors and weapons close to enemy targets, teams of Army robots conducted a “deep assault through a breach” during an exercise intended to prepare the service for a new kind of man-machine drone warfare....
17:51, 07/31/2019

These Robot Burlesque Dancers Were a Less Advertised Part of the 1939 New York World's Fair The New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 is perhaps best known for its optimistic look at the future, with demonstrations of early television and the Futurama ride that showed regular people a glimpse of tomorrow. But there are some lesser known exhibits from the Fair that might surprise people who only...
07:51, 08/03/2019

Human hedge fund managers embrace robot-rival tools to amp returns Traditional stock-pickers in the hedge fund world have been struggling to justify their expenses and weak returns in recent years, as low-cost algorithmic funds have done better. Now, human managers are starting to embrace the technologies employed by their robot rivals to improve results....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Mabu the robot helps congestive heart failure patients monitor symptoms The majority of initial Kaiser Permanente patients using Mabu, a robot for congestive heart failure patients, say it helps them track disease symptoms.Read More...
16:51, 05/27/2019

YouTube Concedes Robot Fight Videos Are Not Actually Animal Cruelty After Removing Them by Mistake Google subsidiary YouTube has admitted that it made a mistake when, citing its policies against “deliberate infliction of animal suffering” such as “dog fighting and cock fighting,” it removed several videos of robots fighting, per reports in Motherboard and the Verge. The videos are again available...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Russian Capsule Carrying Humanoid Robot Fails Space Station Docking An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit failed to dock automatically at the International Space Station on Saturday, in a new setback for Moscow....
10:00, 08/26/2019

Pfizer launches pilot with home robot Mabu to study patient response to AI Pfizer is working with the maker of Mabu, a home robot that helps patients with chronic illnesses manage symptoms and take their medication.Read More...
23:34, 09/12/2019

Rami Malek on 'Mr. Robot,' His Freddie Mercury Accent, and Sneaking Around Town Incognito The acclaimed actor played Freddie Mercury in 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' won an Oscar, and became world-famous practically all at once. In his September 2019 GQ cover profile, he talks about his early mistakes, nailing Mercury's accent, and sneaking around town in character....
18:51, 08/19/2019

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
21:17, 05/21/2019

Robot ‘snakes’ could slither inside your brain to treat blood clots: study Robots may soon be taking over our brains — but not for the reason you think. Mechanical engineers have developed a snake-like robot to navigate narrow pathways in the body — particularly blood vessels in the brain. The scientists with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) hope the inventi...
22:17, 08/30/2019

Soyuz Spacecraft Carrying Humanoid Robot Fails To Dock With Space Station A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot on Saturday failed to dock automatically with the international space station, Moscow news agencies reported....
02:00, 08/25/2019

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed ‘Vesta’ (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home) last year, and now the publication says that development on the project continues. Plus, the report includes new details about the specifics of the rob...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Russia launches test of new rocket booster, sends humanoid robot into space All eyes were on the International Space Station yesterday as NASA astronauts performed a spacewalk to install a new docking port that will allow commercial vehicles to latch onto the orbiting laboratory. Meanwhile, Russia was preparing for some serious work of its own, carrying out a crucial test o...
07:00, 08/23/2019

Calvin Klein apologizes to LGBT community for ad of Bella Hadid kissing female robot Calvin Klein is apologizing after the fashion label came under fire for a video campaign showing Bella Hadid kissing female robot Lil Miquela.        ...
02:00, 05/22/2019

The best vacuum deals you'll find on Prime Day 2019 — including upright, cordless, and robot vacuums Vacuums of all types — upright, cordless, robot, and more — will be on sale during Prime Day, which runs from July 15-16. We anticipate that you could save more than $100 on popular models from brands like Dyson and iRobot. See our Prime Day vacuum deal predictions below. Every year, we...
09:00, 07/12/2019

'Robot umpire' helps call balls and strikes in Atlantic League All-Star Game If you're tired of watching baseball's umpires blow ball and strike calls, we have some good news for you. Last night, a "robot" umpire called the Atlantic League All-Star game, and soon all eight teams in the league will use the system for all their......
18:00, 07/11/2019

Elon Musk's Neuralink Says It's Created Brain-Reading 'Threads,' Surgical Robot That Inserts Them On Tuesday evening in San Francisco, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally shed some light on what Neuralink, his company that has raised $158 million to develop “ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers,” has been up to since its launch in 2017.Read more......
09:51, 07/17/2019

California police seek suspect who allegedly attacked 400-pound robot security guard A 400-pound robot security guard -- likened to famed “Star Wars” droid R2-D2 -- was damaged after a suspected vandal attacked it earlier this month inside a Northern California parking garage, authorities said....
05:34, 08/22/2019

Jeffrey Epstein told a journalist he funded Sophia the robot, who he claimed would have 'more empathy than a woman' Anton Gvozdikov/Shutterstock Sophia the robot garnered national media attention for her advanced artificial intelligence, quotable moments (she said she wanted to "destroy humans"), diverse facial expressions, and one-time spat with Chrissy Teigen. As it turns out, Sophia may have a connection to t...
03:17, 09/16/2019

A Prince's $500 Billion Desert Dream: Flying Cars, Robot Dinosaurs and a Giant Artificial Moon Saudi Arabia’s crown prince turned to U.S. consultants for help imagining a massive new city-state in the northwest of his kingdom. What emerged was a Jetsons-style world of automation....
10:17, 07/26/2019

Google's Android brand gets a facelift; robot mascot keeps head, loses body in new logo Google is changing the way it names its Android operating system releases in a push for greater accessibility. It's also changing the Android logo.       ...
18:34, 08/22/2019

Carnegie Mellon and Oregon State team wins first leg of DARPA Subterranean Challenge robot competition A team hailing from Carnegie Mellon University and Oregon State University nabbed the first of four prizes in DARPA's Subterranean Challenge.Read More...
07:00, 08/23/2019

One solution for keeping traffic stops from turning violent: A robot that separates police officers from drivers. A California researcher has created a robot that allows police officers to conduct traffic stops without leaving the relative safety of their vehicle....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Origin Of A Billionaire: Jeff Bezos Just Revealed He Got The Idea For Amazon After Watching A Robot Give A Man A Box Of Condoms If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, get ready to learn from the master, because the wealthiest man in the world just opened up about the secrets behind his success and the humble origins of his multi-billion-dollar empire: Jeff Bezos just revealed that he got the idea for Amazon after watching a rob...
11:17, 08/03/2019

Mush! Watch a team of Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robot dogs pull a truck down the street Boston Dynamics' four-legged SpotMini weighs 66 pounds, can carry up to 31 pounds and run for 90 minutes. A team of the robot dogs can pull a truck.        ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

A return to Cross River yields absurdist tales of robot slaves, doomed professors, and other godforsaken misfits In the opening story of Rion Amilcar Scott’s second collection, The World Doesn’t Require You, the literal children of God are having a conversation about prayer. After Jeez bails David out of jail, and after David asks Jeez for money so that he can buy a drum kit, Jeez tells him to pray, and if Dav...
03:17, 08/20/2019

Report: Saudi Prince's Plan for Flying Taxi Robot City With 'Giant Artificial Moon' May Be Unrealistic Sounds like notorious human rights abuser Saudi Arabia’s plan to build a massive new city of the future on the border with Egypt and Jordan is going just swell: According to a report this week in the Wall Street Journal, consultants hired to work on the Neom project built a list of ridiculous recomm...
22:17, 07/27/2019

iOS 13 will be available on September 19 Apple announced in a press release that iOS 13 will be available on September 19. Even if you don’t plan on buying a new iPhone, you’ll be able to get a bunch of new features. But that’s not all. iOS 13.1 will be available on September 30. Apple had to remove some features of iOS 13.0 at the ...
21:51, 09/10/2019

iOS 13 will be available on September 19th As usual, a new version of iOS will come along with the next iPhone. iOS 13 was introduced back at WWDC in June, but now we know that it'll arrive on September 19th, one day before Apple releases its latest iPhones, the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and i......
03:17, 09/11/2019

AP Top Stories September 15 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, September 15th: GM workers to go on strike; Saudi oil production cut in half by attack; NY governor to order partial e-cigarette ban; Wildfires damage homes in Australia.        ...
06:17, 09/16/2019

AP Top Stories September 19 P Here's the latest for Thursday September 19th: Iran warns of "all out war" if attacked by U.S. or Saudi Arabia; Trudeau asks for forgiveness for old brown face images; torrential rain hits Texas; Dachshunds race in Ohio to kick off Oktoberfest.        ...
02:00, 09/20/2019

AP Top Stories September 3 A Here's the latest for Tuesday September 3rd: More than two dozen known dead in Calif. boat fire; Hurricane Dorian pounds Bahamas; New details about West Texas gunman; Brexit protests in Britain.        ...
15:34, 09/03/2019

AP Top Stories September 14 P Here's the latest for Saturday, September 14th: White House: bin Laden son killed in US operation; Yemen rebels claim drone attacks on Saudi oil sites; Clashes during a pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong; Conservationists ship nine black rhinos to Serengeti.        ...
01:34, 09/15/2019

AP Top Stories September 11 A Here's the latest for Wednesday September 11th: Republican wins North Carolina special election; Bolton out as National Security Adviser; North Korea says it tested multiple rocket launcher; September Eleventh remembered.        ...
20:00, 09/11/2019

AP Top Stories September 9 P Here's the latest for Monday, September 9th: President Trump says talks with the Taliban are 'dead'; UK's House of Commons Speaker to step down; U.S. Coast Guard worked to rescue missing cargo crew members; Shiite Muslims mark holy day of Ashoura.       ...
07:51, 09/10/2019

AP Top Stories September 1 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, September 1st: Hurricane Dorian barrels through the Bahamas; Seven killed in west Texas shooting rampage; Pence affirms commitment to Ukraine; Deadliest airstrike in Yemen this year.        ...
15:00, 09/02/2019

AP Top Stories September 20 Trump and Congress locked in whistle-blower dispute; Trudeau again addresses racial controversy; Flooding in Texas; more.        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

AP Top Stories September 16 Here's the latest for Monday September 16th: 49,000 UAW members strike against GM; Oil prices spike after attack in Saudi Arabia; Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy; more.        ...
19:51, 09/16/2019

AP Top Stories September 2 Here's the latest for Monday September 2nd: Hurricane Dorian hits for Bahamas, heads for US; Evacuations ordered in 3 states; Texas shooting investigated. New tariffs in effect.        ...
15:00, 09/02/2019

The 10 best stocks to buy in September Investors David and Tom Gardner are scheduled to reveal their best stocks to buy in September. It can pay to listen when these guys give out stock tips.       ...
22:34, 09/05/2019

What are you reading in September? In our monthly book club, we discuss whatever we happen to be reading and ask everyone in the comments to do the same. What Are You Reading This Month?...
15:19, 09/16/2019

AP Top Stories September 5 Here's the latest for Thursday September 5th: Dorian's wind & rain reach Carolinas; Hurricane Dorian devastation in Bahamas; Investigators question scuba boat crew; UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson still wants national election.        ...
13:51, 09/05/2019

AP Top Stories September 13 A Here's the latest for Friday September 13th: Democrats debate in Houston; Trump visits Baltimore; Sunken scuba boat raised off California; Fugitive couple arrested in Arizona        ...
23:00, 09/13/2019

AP Top Stories September 5 P Here's the latest for Thursday September 5th: Tornado strikes North Carolina, Pence Meets Johnsom; Woman arrested with baby in bag; Loch Ness Monster investigation concludes. (Sept 5)        ...
09:34, 09/06/2019

AP Top Stories September 6 P Here's the latest for Friday September 6th: Hurricane Dorian heading for Canada; Hundreds trying to escape devastated Bahamian island; Fed Chair says he doesn't expect recession; Paul McCartney celebrates his children's book.        ...
09:34, 09/07/2019

AP Top Stories September 10 A Here's the latest for Tuesday September 10th: Special US House election in North Carolina; British parliament suspended; South Korea says North Korea launched two projectiles; Last four crew members rescued from capsized ship.        ...
12:18, 09/10/2019

AP Top Stories September 12 A Here's the latest for Wednesday September 12th: US Supreme Court allows enforcement of Trump immigration policy; China condemned for detaining Taiwanese man; UK PM Johnson denies lying to the Queen; Planet with water found outside our solar system.        ...
02:34, 09/13/2019

AP Top Stories September 9 A Here's the latest for Monday September 9th: Trump calls off Taliban talks; Bahamas hurricane death toll climbs; Cargo ship on its side off Georgia; Republican Mark Sanford running for president.        ...
14:34, 09/09/2019

AP Top Stories September 11 Here are the top stories for Wednesday, Sept. 11th: Americans observe 18th anniversary of 9/11; Trump seeks to ban e-cigarette flavorings; more        ...
16:34, 09/12/2019

AP Top Stories September 1 Here are the top stories for Sunday, September 1st: Hurricane Dorian barrels through the Bahamas; Seven killed in west Texas shooting rampage; Pence affirms commitment to Ukraine; Deadliest airstrike in Yemen this year.        ...
21:34, 09/02/2019

AP Top Stories September 3 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, September 3rd: Devastation in the Bahamas; Dozens presumed dead in Calif. boat fire; UK prime minister suffers blow on Brexit; Walmart stops selling certain types of ammo.        ...
01:34, 09/04/2019

AP Top Stories September 13 P Here's the latest for Friday September 13th: Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison; China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork; Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington; Animals explore abandoned van at Russian National park        ...
01:34, 09/15/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 13 September With S-Class-rivalling luxury and a potent V10 motor, the Phaeton is the accessible continent crusher you've been looking for As we mourn the passing of ex-VW boss Ferdinand Piech, here's a second-hand selection of the company's strangest offerings A Phaeton kicks off our ‘worth buying’ round-up ...
13:51, 09/13/2019

Don't Buy an Older iPhone Until After September 10 Woe to you, your friends, or loved ones who have been saving up their pennies for a big ol’ iPhone upgrade and are itching to make that purchase sometime in the next week and a half. Now that Apple has officially announced a date for its next big product reveal—September 10—it would be a very unwise...
23:17, 08/30/2019

Here’s what’s coming to (and going from) Netflix in September There’s plenty to be excited about on Netflix this month—Sturgill Simpson anime!—but nothing has us more curious than Between Two Ferns: The Movie, the film adaptation of Zach Galifianakis’ bizarro interview series. Comedy Bang! Bang!’s Scott Aukerman directed the comedy, which finds Galifianakis ta...
22:00, 08/21/2019

New 2019 BMW M8 set for September launch News 3 May, 2019 The all-new BMW M8 performance coupe will debut at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, with a 600bhp+ twin-turbocharged V8 engine...
11:51, 05/03/2019

Today in History for September 5th Highlights of this day in history: A massacre at the Munich Olympics; President Gerald Ford escapes the first of two assassination attempts, weeks apart; Jack Kerouac's 'On the Road' published; Missionary nun Mother Teresa dies. (Sept. 5)        ...
11:17, 09/05/2019

ECB Primes Big Bazooka for September The European Central Bank will announce a package of stimulus measures at its next policy meeting in September that should overshoot investors’ expectations....
02:34, 08/16/2019

ETF Edge, September 16, 2019 CNBC's Bob Pisani zeroes in on the latest trends in the exchange-traded fund space with Tom Lydon, editor and proprietor of ETFTrends.com, and Todd Rosenbluth, director of ETF and mutual fund research at CFRA. With special guest Luke Oliver, head of index investing for the Americas at DWS Group...
20:51, 09/16/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 6 September The 2009 Nissan GT-R rewrote the rules of supercar construction Even at 10 years old, the Nissan GT-R is a still-impressive specialist supercar with jaw-dropping performance It’s a constant source of amazement that the company that trots out the Micra and Pulsar is the same one that fashions the ...
22:34, 09/06/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: September 13-15 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:17, 09/15/2019

This September, Let's Ride Our Bikes We’ve done running and swimming, so let’s turn September’s fitness challenge focus on cycling. If you don’t have a bike, don’t worry—indoor cycling is very much allowed. Today, we have a few tips for beginners....
17:00, 09/06/2019

Microsoft HoloLens 2 to Become Available in September Microsoft's Executive VP of Artificial Intelligence & Research at Microsoft, Harry Shum, has revealed that HoleLens 2 will be available in September....
18:17, 08/29/2019

Today in History for September 6th Highlights of this day in history: President William McKinley shot in Buffalo, N.Y.; Funeral held for Britain's Princess Diana; Mother Teresa mourned in India; Movie director Akira Kurosawa dies; Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame born. (Sept. 6)        ...
09:34, 09/06/2019

Today in History for September 3rd Highlights of this day in history: Britain and France declare war on Nazi Germany; The Treaty of Paris ends the American Revolution; Bloody end to the Beslan hostage crisis in Russia; Viking 2 lands on Mars; NFL coach Vince Lombardi dies. (Sept. 3)        ...
15:34, 09/03/2019

Today in History for September 8th Highlights of this day in history: Galveston hurricane kills thousands; President Gerald Ford pardons Richard Nixon; Nazis begin Leningrad siege during World War II; Comedian Sid Caesar born; Original 'Star Trek' premieres on TV. (Sept. 8)        ...
12:34, 09/08/2019

Here's who has qualified for the September debates so far With the second debate wrapped up, the third Democratic debate hosted by ABC and Univision will happen during the second week of September. The candidates are still working to qualify and have another month to reach the polling threshold and grassroots fundraising thresholds as laid out by the Democ...
05:17, 08/03/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: September 6-8 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
16:34, 09/08/2019

What to watch on Netflix in September From Ryan Murphy's "The Politician" to "Between Two Ferns" and more, here's what to watch on Netflix in September.        ...
20:34, 08/21/2019

What's Coming and Going From HBO in September 2019 September will bring a ton of new movies and TV shows to HBO, including The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, as well as Love Actually, and the director’s cut of the 1987 classic, Robocop....
23:17, 08/30/2019

6 books to read in September Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five (or six) of the books we’re most excited about....
14:34, 09/03/2019

Today in History for September 4th Highlights of this day in history: Crisis unfolds in Little Rock, Ark. over racial integration in schools; Ford rolls out its ill-fated Edsel; Attorney William Kunstler dies; Mark Spitz sets Olympic gold record; Singer Beyonce born. (Sept. 4)        ...
11:34, 09/04/2019

Here's who has qualified for September debates so far With the second debate wrapped up, the third Democratic debate hosted by ABC and Univision will happen during the second week of September. The candidates are still working to qualify and have another month to reach the polling threshold and grassroots fundraising thresholds as laid out by the Democ...
06:51, 08/05/2019

Today in History for September 2nd Highlights of this day in history: Japan signs surrender, officially ending World War II; Union forces occupy Atlanta during the Civil War; A great fire ravages medieval London; Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh dies; Wreckage of the Titanic found. (Sept. 2)        ...
15:00, 09/02/2019

Today in History for September 7th Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Blitz on Britain begins in World War II; Mobutu Sese Seko dies; Panama Canal Treaties signed; Rapper Tupac Shakur shot; ESPN debuts; Pro Football Hall of Fame dedicated; Rock star Buddy Holly born. (Sept. 7)        ...
17:00, 09/07/2019

Today in History for September 9th Highlights of this day in history: Inmates seize control of Attica prison in upstate New York; Mao Zedong, Communist China's founding leader, dies; Elvis Presley first appears on TV's Ed Sullivan Show; Soul singer Otis Redding born. (Sept. 9)        ...
14:34, 09/09/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 20 September Catch the last of this year's warm weather in a nimble and attractive third-gen Mazda MX-5 We should be talking about soft-tops in winter when, so the theory goes, their prices are lower, but who wants to wait until it’s too cold to put the roof down?  Mazda MX-5 2.0 Sport Tech, £8870: In any case,...
09:52, 09/20/2019

Gears 5 Coming Out On September 10 Are you ready to chainsaw some more Locusts and (hopefully) spelunk the innards of another giant worm? Well, good news: Gears 5 is coming out on September 10....
00:34, 06/10/2019

Google's Nest Hub Max will arrive on September 9th Google finally has a launch date for the Nest Hub Max more specific than "the summer." In the wake of 9to5Google and Droid Life discovering a (since-pulled) store listing, Google has confirmed to CNET that the smart display will be available on Septe......
08:34, 07/25/2019

Today in History for September 17th Highlights of this day in history: The Battle of Antietam sets a bloody record during America's Civil War; Work ends on U.S. Constitution; Israel and Egypt's leaders sign Camp David Accords; Singer Hank Williams born; 'MASH' premieres. (Sept. 17)        ...
08:34, 09/17/2019

WeWork could go public as early as September Shared office space manager WeWork is looking to go public as soon as September, earlier than previously expected, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. The company is expected to make its initial public offering paperwork public in August, the person said. WeWork is also lookin...
15:34, 07/24/2019

Nissan CEO Saikawa to step down on September 16 Nissan Motor Co's embattled chief executive will step down on Sept. 16 and will be temporarily replaced by Chief Operating Officer Yasuhiro Yamauchi, the automaker's board chairman said on Monday....
15:00, 09/09/2019

Best laptops under Rs 40,000 in India for September 2019 Just like smartphones, it is becoming more and more difficult to choose a laptop these days as the number of options available from different companies make it difficult to select the best one. If you are in the market for a laptop priced under Rs 40,000 and wish to get one without compromising on a...
10:34, 09/09/2019

The best iPhone 7 deals in September 2019 With three years now behind it, iPhone 7 deals are quickly becoming the cheap iPhone that everyone wants. It's age has plummeted its price down while leaving us with some half decent specs. So for those that just desperately want a cheap iPhone, this could be the perfect option. Where the iPhon...
17:36, 09/16/2019

Today in History for September 20th Highlights of this day in history: Magellan begins globe-trotting voyage; Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal dies; Actress Sophia Loren born; Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in 'Battle of the Sexes'; Singer Jim Croce dies in plane crash. (Sept. 20)        ...
12:00, 09/20/2019

Today in History for September 19th Highlights of this day in history: A pivotal battle in the American Revolution; President James Garfield dies; Bruno Hauptmann arrested in the Lindbergh baby case; Unabomber's manifesto published; 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' premieres. (Sept. 19)        ...
10:17, 09/19/2019

All the Apple Rumors You Can Stomach Before September September is just around the corner, and so is Apple’s annual fall event where it announces a stream of new products. Earlier leaks have hinted at a three-camera array for the new iPhones, but it also looks like we’ll see some new iPads, and the biggest MacBook Pro in years, according to a Bloomberg...
17:00, 08/22/2019

The best O2 phone deals in September 2019 O2 has been killing it with deals recently, we've been seeing some of our absolute favourite offers coming up with this provider in the start of 2019. While offers from O2 themselves aren't too strong, 3rd party retailers (like Mobiles.co.uk and Carphone Warehouse) have been throwing out c...
20:18, 09/17/2019

Today in History for September 10th Highlights of this day in history: Hungary lets East German refugees leave for West Germany; Louisiana U.S. Senator Huey Long fatally shot; Elias Howe gets sewing machine patent; 'Gunsmoke' premieres; Singer Jose Feliciano born. (Sept. 10)        ...
07:51, 09/10/2019

'Gears 5' arrives on September 10th The wait is almost over. After teasing Gears 5 at last year's E3, Microsoft has now revealed that its legendary title is coming to the Xbox and PC on September 10th. As we learned from the cinematic trailer that dropped at E3 2018, Gears 5 is "going......
03:51, 06/10/2019

It's official: OnePlus TV is set to launch in September OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that the OnePlus TV will launch in September 2019, earlier than the 2020 release date we were anticipating. In a blog post, Lau also verified that the smart TV will initially roll out in India, and that the smartphone company is "working hard to launch OnePlus...
21:34, 08/20/2019

Arctic could have no ice in September, shocking study says A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees and climate conditions continue to worsen....
21:34, 08/14/2019

Best phones under Rs 15,000 in India for September 2019 The Indian smartphone market has been extremely competitive, especially the whole segment from ₹10,000 to ₹20,000. The market is full of so many options that often it can be a bit of a challenge to choose the best smartphone for your needs. In this guide, we're looking at the swee...
13:17, 09/05/2019

What's Coming and Going From Netflix in September 2019 This month, Netflix gets the movies American Psycho, Mystic River, Superbad, 300, The Taking of Pelham 123, and the second and third Lord of the Rings films. (You can’t get Fellowship on Netflix. Weird!) In TV, there’s season 9 of The Walking Dead, season 9 of Shameless, season 6 of Agents of S.H.I....
23:34, 08/21/2019

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: September 6-7 After an action-packed Labor Day weekend filled with WEC, Indycar, NASCAR and Formula 1, this weekend is a little lighter on motorsports. But with big races at Monza and Indianapolis, it’s hard to complain....
07:34, 09/08/2019

The iPhone 11 could launch September 10, according to an iOS 13 clue Shortly after Apple launched iOS developer beta 7 today, sleuths found some interesting tidbits potentially pertaining to the iPhone 11. Specifically, Brazillian site iHelp BR noticed the beta contains an image of the home screen with a calendar date set to Tuesday the 10th – presumably in September...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Autocar magazine 4 September - on sale now Autocar magazine 4 September - on sale now This week: Tesla Model 3 faces the Autocar road test, we name the world's best electric car, drive Ferrari's new F8 Tributo and more You will have heard no end of praise and criticism heaped upon Tesla’s most affordable model yet, but it’s time to look b...
04:34, 09/04/2019

OnePlus will unveil the 7T on September 26th It didn't take long for OnePlus to confirm launch plans for the 7T series -- and it turns out the most recent event rumor was partly true. The phone maker now intends to introduce the OnePlus 7T line at a North American event on September 26th, with......
19:19, 09/16/2019

What's coming to Netflix in September: 'The Politician' and 'The Spy' We're edging into the final embers of the summer and as the weather starts to turn for many of us, we'll perhaps find ourselves curled up on the couch a little more often to stream some movies, shows and whatever else happens to be on offer. To wit,......
21:34, 08/21/2019

BET+ starts streaming on September 19th After it was first teased at the start of the summer without a release date, we now know BET+ will now launch on September 19th. We also have a price: the ad-free streaming service will set you back $9.99 per month....
11:51, 09/10/2019

What to wear in September: five looks for five days – in pictures As the weather cools, it’s time to cover up. Make summer staples such as strappy dresses, straw totes and midi skirts last longer by integrating them into your new season wardrobe Continue reading......
11:34, 09/04/2019

September Is the Worst Month for Stocks If your investments don’t do as well this month as they have in previous months, don’t worry. It’s just September, and September is historically the worst month for stocks....
18:51, 09/05/2019

Dutch telecom KPN's CEO to leave in September The chief executive of Dutch telecoms company KPN will leave in September for "family reasons" after a little over a year in the job and return to Italy where he will take charge of the Sky Italia pay television business....
10:17, 06/25/2019

OnePlus 7T will be unveiled on September 26th Apple isn’t the only smartphone vendor with a new phone to announce this month, as OnePlus on Monday revealed that it will hold an event dedicated to the OnePlus 7T series of phones on September 26th. There will be an event in the United States at 10:30 AM ET, and another event on the same day...
16:51, 09/16/2019

There's a way to get Disney Plus for less than $4 a month if you sign up before September 2 Disney Disney is offering Disney Plus, its upcoming Netflix competitor, at a discount for a limited time if you sign up for three years of it. The offer allows you to sign up for Disney Plus for a three-year subscription for $140.97, which amounts to $3.92 a month. That's 33% of the original yearly...
06:34, 08/28/2019

6 Takeaways From the September Democratic Debate Joe Biden hugged Barack Obama tightly as the former vice president came under attack from Bernie Sanders and Julián Castro. Elizabeth Warren went unscathed, while Kamala Harris stuck to a script....
13:51, 09/13/2019

Amazon will announce new hardware on September 25 Enlarge / An Amazon Echo device. (credit: Amazon) Amazon has announced that it will hold an event on September 25 to announce new hardware products. The company's invitations indicate that it will discuss "new things from the Amazon Devices and Services team" at the event. Amazon held a similar ev...
21:01, 09/13/2019

TechLife's September 2019 issue is out now! In this issue... Boost your home network with our ultimate guide to boosting and troubleshooting your net connection and wireless coverage! Plus, we round up wireless security cameras, look into securing your smarthome, and run through the secrets of the next iOS release. We also review la...
08:17, 07/29/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 30-September 1 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
07:51, 09/01/2019

Apple will reveal the iPhone 11 on September 10 Just as expected, Apple has announced its next big event will happen on September 10 in Cupertino. It will almost certainly announce new iPhones. The invite gives little in the way of clues, featuring a stylized Apple logo and a cheeky ‘by innovation only’ tagline. But as always, a deluge of leaks a...
19:17, 08/29/2019

Chances of a September Fed rate cut increase Traders now see a bigger chance of another rate cut by the Federal Reserve in September after it lowered interest rates for the first time since 2008....
04:51, 08/01/2019

Microsoft HoloLens 2 will go on sale in September Microsoft announced its second-generation HoloLens at Mobile World Congress in February but didn't mention when the device will be available. Now, Microsoft EVP Harry Shum has revealed that the mixed reality headset will go on sale sometime in Septem......
11:17, 08/29/2019

Fitbit’s $199 Versa 2 goes on sale September 15 Fitbit‘s latest fitness tracker/smartwatch, the Versa 2, was introduced a couple of weeks ago, but the company did not provide a firm release date at the time. Now we know: the Versa 2 will be available this Sunday, September 15. Pre-orders are already open. Compared to the already-good Versa and Ve...
04:17, 09/13/2019

MoviePass is shutting down on September 14th MoviePass is shutting down. On Friday, the subscription service announced it will stop offering discounted movie tickets on Saturday, September 14th. In a press release, the company said its "efforts to recapitalize MoviePass have not been successful......
01:00, 09/14/2019

Here’s Everything New on Netflix in September 2019 (and What’s Leaving) As fall approaches and temperatures begin to drop, Netflix has the goods for afternoons spent on the couch, binging shows and streaming movies. The streaming service is airing some highly-anticipated content this month, including an original series from Glee and Scream Queens creator Ryan Murphy. Th...
15:51, 09/01/2019

Your morning briefing: What you should know for Thursday, September 19 John Major is to tell the UK's highest court that Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was motivated by the Prime Minister's "political interest"....
13:19, 09/19/2019

Shop Your September 2019 Horoscope! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
15:17, 09/01/2019

Moto E6S Set to Launch in India on September 16 Motorola India has sent out invites for a press event on September 16 in the country, where the company will be launching Moto E6S in partnership with Flipkart....
02:17, 09/11/2019

Today in History for September 15th Highlights of this day in history: Four black girls killed in a church blast in Alabama; President George W. Bush vows massive rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina; Nazi Germany adopts Nuremberg laws; Agatha Christie and Oliver Stone born. (Sept. 15)        ...
01:34, 09/15/2019

Planet Zoo gets a closed beta on September 24 The following is a true zoo story. Planet Zoo will be holding a closed beta from September 24 to October 8 for people who have preordered it.Read More...
12:51, 09/19/2019

Autocar magazine 11 September - on sale now Autocar magazine 11 September - on sale now This week: Land Rover's new Defender breaks cover, fast diesel saloons go head-to-head, we consider the Mk3 Mazda MX-5 and more This is it: 2019’s biggest automotive unveiling. The wraps came off the new Land Rover Defender at this week’s Frankfurt moto...
03:17, 09/11/2019

The best Vodafone deals in September 2019 Vodafone is one of the biggest networks in the world and by far one of the most powerful brands in the UK. Not surprising when they so frequently offer excellent tariffs on flagship handsets like the iPhone XR, Galaxy S9 and the market's other favourite phones. Vodafone seems to go through fits...
00:34, 09/12/2019

Today in History for September 16th Highlights of this day in history: Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders receive conditional amnesty; Palestinian refugees massacred in Lebanon; Mexico pushes for independence; Opera star Maria Callas dies; Blues great B.B. King born. (Sept. 16)        ...
07:51, 09/16/2019

Today in History for September 12th Highlights of this day in history: America faces the aftermath of the Sept. 11th attacks; Nazis rescue Italy's Mussolini; JFK confronts critics of his religion; Student leader Steven Biko killed in South Africa; Singer Johnny Cash dies. (Sept. 12)        ...
18:34, 09/12/2019

Today in History for September 14th Highlights of this day in history: America mourns victims of Sept. 11th attacks; Theodore Roosevelt becomes President; 'The Star-Spangled Banner' written; Monaco's Princess Grace dies; Baseball season cancelled due to players' strike. (Sept. 14)       ...
01:34, 09/15/2019

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: September 14-15 This weekend, the NASCAR playoffs kick off. If that’s not your, thing, though, rest assured that we’ve rounded up a bunch of other great races going on throughout the weekend. If there’s something we missed that you think is worth watching, drop it in the comments below!...
09:18, 09/15/2019

iPhone 11 launch date set for September 10 Apple has invited press from all around the world for an event on September 10, which is likely to be the launch of the next iPhone.The event is set to take place at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California. Apple will kick off at 10AM PT / 1PM EST / 6PM BST (4AM AEDT on September 11 in Austr...
01:17, 08/30/2019

Russia sends 'Fedor' its first humanoid robot into space Russia launches an unmanned rocket into space carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning how to assist astronauts on board the International Space Station. Video provided by AFP - English       ...
18:34, 08/22/2019

Fortnite Event Time COUNTDOWN: UK Start times, Season 9 Robot vs Monster live event news FORTNITE Season 10 is almost upon us, but before then Epic Games is rolling out The Final Showdown event. Here is our countdown to the event which will see the Pink Robot take on the Giant Monster....
15:00, 07/19/2019

iPhone 11 and 11 Pro deals US: get the best prices in September 2019 The September 10 Apple Event unveiled the highly anticipated iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro smartphones. The latest iPhone is officially available to pre-order today from all major carriers and will hit stores on September 20. To help you wade through all the different plans, we've listed the best...
00:34, 09/18/2019

Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Fold to be available from September Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday its foldable smartphone Galaxy Fold would go on sale from September in selected markets, after the launch was delayed by screen problems earlier this year....
04:00, 07/25/2019