NASA’s Valkyries Are Being Honed for a Mission to Mars

NASA’s plans to colonize Mars is not just a far-fetched dream. It has been working on it for a long time and we now have robots who will help in the construction of habitat for human explorers to Mars. But with the idea of one step at a time, three out of the four sister robots have been shipped to three different universities in Massachusetts and Scotland. The aim is to hone the skills of these robots named Valkyrie with ...

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In a “Friendly Buyout” Toyota Helps Google Unload its Robotics Division

At a time when robotics seems to be all the rage, Google’s parent company, Alphabet, feels otherwise. Reportedly, Boston Dynamics, which was purchased in 2013 is being sold to Toyota Research. While the deal has not been disclosed publicly, this has come to light through a source who told about the sale to Tech Insider. It appears that the deal is almost finalized but the price has not been disclosed.

Boston Dynamics was left asunder when its co-founder Andy Rubin ...

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ASUS is building a New Cult of Phones

The Zenfone 3 offers laptop like specs in a superb smartphone body

Asus announced the Zenfone 3, its third generation of Zenfones, at the Zenvolution which is an event held in Taipei. Just a day ahead of the Computex, 2016, Asus unveiled a lot of new gadgets and the Zenfone 3 was one of them. The Zenfone 3 Deluxe has a great look and feel with an all-metal body rendering elegance to the phone and a matte finish making it look ...

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ZenBo – ASUS’ Cute New Creation Offers a Lot of Promising Features

Homes and gadgets seem to be getting along really well because all of a sudden the robotics industry has started taking keen interest in homes more than any other place. Our latest addition to the list of robots who can now be welcomed to your home is ZenBo created by ASUS. ZenBo was unveiled this Monday at the Computex stage by Asus chairman Jonney Shih. The chairman announced that the robot has been created with the goals of “assistance, entertainment ...

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Software Developer of Tor Flies to Berlin Running from FBI

In their attempt to hunt down criminals FBI has been ardently looking to hack Tor; a browser which helps you hide your exact location. They tried to approach Isis Agora Lovecruft and sought her help in testifying a criminal hacking investigation and expected her to appear in court.

Fearing the federal agents would compel her to weaken Tor – exposing hundreds of innocent Tor users open to spying and hacking. So when the agents from FBI advanced her and her family ...

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Asteroid-Sampling Spacecraft Prepped for Launch in September This Year

NASA is all set to launch OSIRIS-REx this year in September. OSIRIS-REx is a robotic spacecraft which is built to collect the samples of the asteroid Bennu, which will be nearest to Earth in 2018.  Bennu has been calculated to be of a 500-510 meter diameter asteroid and OSIRIX-REx will spend two years to map the object before collecting its samples and returning to Earth. OSIRIX-REx is predicted to reach its set destination in 2018 and return back to Earth ...

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Hello Moto! – Motorola Razr Might Make a Comeback Soon

The company sold more than 130 million devices on its launch back in 2004 and might now be preparing its comeback. The advertisement set in an American School where different teens are seen using the Razr, was posted by Motorola on YouTube. The ad ends with a TTYL (talk to you later) with June 9 displayed at the end which could be its launching date. The caption of the video is ‘Flip back to the Razr days of yesteryear and ...

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Google’s Magenta Makes Music Independently

The six researcher group of Google displayed how artificial intelligence could make music. Attendees of a techno-cultural music and computation festival, Moogfest witnessed Project Magenta where the machine using Google’s TensorFlow, an open source library for neural network framework and machine learning, it made music. The priority of project Magenta will be to use procreative algorithms to produce music after which it will also craft images and music.

In the presentation a researcher played some notes which the computer picked to ...

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CTIA Reports Addiction of Americans to Their Smartphones and Increase in Data Usage

The research data released by CTIA:The Wireless Association, clearly stated how addicted people getting to their smartphones. The data consumed by us is shockingly high.

Americans communally used 9.65 trillion megabytes of data between 2014 and 2015 which was more than double the data consumed by the smartphone users in last year which was 4.06 trillion megabytes.

Today we are using 25 times more data compared to what we used in 2010 and the usage continues to grow everyday. One of ...

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Predictions of Harari: AI vs. Human Beings

The warnings have been predicted long back and it is hard to ignore them. In the verge of making intelligent computers, humanity will beckon a demon which will summon the end of days. We are building silicon assassins instead of silicon assistants. The story of the doomsday of an malevolent artificial intelligence has been told many times but our destiny at the hand of clever robots might be shoddier; we might be bringing upon ourselves a class of perpetually useless ...

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