The American underdogs in what is planned to be the world’s first giant robot battle have enlisted help from NASA engineers and Hollywood robotics experts in a bid to overcome their favoured Japanese adversary. MegaBots Inc., an Oakland, Calif.-based startup, has built a 4.5-metre-tall mechanical gladiator called the Mark II and challenged a Japanese firm to an international […]
Yo-Kai Watch, a new video game for the Nintendo 3DS, made its debut in North America last week. But in Japan it’s been the dominant kids’ craze for a little over two years, overtaking Pokémon in popularity. Can developer Level 5, maker of the Professor Layton games, do the same here? In Yo-Kai Watch, you […]
Microsoft has released its first major update for Windows 10 PCs and tablets. It also launched a Windows 10-powered update for its Xbox One gaming console that lets users play many of their Xbox 360 games on the newer console. And its Cortana virtual assistant finally arrives in Canada – in English only. A “test […]
Ola expects to sign similar partnerships with other carmakers to achieve its target of adding 100,000 vehicles by end-2016 to its car leasing programme, the company said in an emailed statement.
If you’re reading this outside continental North America, you almost certainly used a submarine cable to get it. With the exception of Antarctica, which relies on satellites, overseas internet, phone and fax communication almost exclusively run on undersea fibre optic cables. And those cables cross the seas all over the map. Telecommunications market research and […]
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Two new scientific studies could change the future of contraception, for both humans and stray animals. One may offer a new, inexpensive way to help control animal populations—- and the other a way to help men prevent unwanted pregnancies. There have been previous attempts to find a way to develop an injection that could render populations of animals infertile, either […]
A team of Israeli engineers is the first to advance in an international competition sponsored by Google to send a privately-funded spacecraft to the moon, contest organizers announced Wednesday. The Israeli nonprofit group SpaceIL has signed a contract with American aerospace manufacturer SpaceX to launch an unmanned spacecraft into lunar orbit—- the first step a […]
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