PlayStation 4 Selling Record Numbers; Sony not Really Sure Why

PlayStation 4 Selling Record Numbers; Sony not Really Sure Why

Gaming and Entertainment August 22, 2014

Sony’ PlayStation 4 video game console has surpassed 10 million systems sold worldwide since its release less than a year ago, a record pace for the company’s gaming hardware that is leaving them slightly scratching their heads over the ... Full Story

Traffic Lights at Risk of Being Hacked Researchers Prove

Traffic Lights at Risk of Being Hacked Researchers Prove

Security and Privacy August 21, 2014

Many are the action movies in which we see either the bad guys or even the good guys (in the case of The Italian Job) hack the traffic lights to give themselves an advantage in their getaway, or to cause ... Full Story

California Hotel Deploys Robot to Deliver Goods

California Hotel Deploys Robot to Deliver Goods

Science August 20, 2014

A.L.O, also called “Botlr” is a new robotic butler being deployed for the first time by Starwood Hotels, beginning with their Aloft Hotels, Cupertino, California location. The robotic butler was developed by Savioke and is technically called the ... Full Story

Smart Tattoo Powers Batteries from Collected Sweat

Smart Tattoo Powers Batteries from Collected Sweat

Innovation August 19, 2014

A smart tattoo being developed by the University of California, San Diego shows the nearly unlimited potential for wearable technology, and how it could change our lives in unforeseen ways. The tattoo, a biosensor, is able to produce and store ... Full Story

Nike LED Basketball Court Helping Train Chinese B-Ballers

Nike LED Basketball Court Helping Train Chinese B-Ballers

Gaming and Entertainment August 16, 2014

Nike and Kobe Bryant have been touring China throughout the summer for their RISE competition and documentary, the latter of which chronicles their efforts to teach leadership skills, positive thinking, and advanced basketball training.

The competition aspect of the event ... Full Story

Fluorescent Diamonds Inserted Into Body Could Help Detect Early Cancer Formation

Fluorescent Diamonds Inserted Into Body Could Help Detect Early Cancer Formation

Science August 15, 2014

Diamonds may be considered a woman’s best friend, but they could soon stand as everyone’s best friend; unless you’re a cancerous cell that is, in which case diamonds could prove to be your worst enemy, revealing your ... Full Story

James Webb Space Telescope will Find Aliens Through their Pollution

James Webb Space Telescope will Find Aliens Through their Pollution

Science August 14, 2014

For years, we have scanned the vast firmament of space searching for some sign that we are not alone in the universe. That somewhere out there, other forms of intelligent life, no matter what form they may take, do indeed ... Full Story

New Microsoft Tech Able to Create Beautiful Timelapses from Action Cam Footage

New Microsoft Tech Able to Create Beautiful Timelapses from Action Cam Footage

Innovation August 13, 2014

Microsoft research is working on new technology that appears to be an absolute must-have for the legion of GoPro action sports fans, who strap their wearable camera to their body and shoot video of themselves rock climbing, biking, skiing, surfing ... Full Story

Siri Creators Working on Advanced A.I “Mother Brain”

Siri Creators Working on Advanced A.I “Mother Brain”

Startups August 13, 2014

Anyone who has experience with using Siri knows that Apple’s virtual assistant can be helpful at times, and even provide some tongue-in-cheek answers to questions the developers clearly expected to be asked of her (also in a tongue-in-cheek way ... Full Story

Tropico 5 Striking Fear in the Hearts of Dictatorships

Tropico 5 Striking Fear in the Hearts of Dictatorships

Gaming and Entertainment August 9, 2014

There are times when entertainment and technology strike a little too close to home in real world affairs, and the PC simulation game Tropico 5 was one of those times. The ruling party of Thailand, a military junta that took ... Full Story

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