The handheld calculator was an unqualified success of "killer app" magnitude. Canon bought the rights and launched its Pocketronic calculator on 14 April, 1971. The 4-function calculator weighed...
For the first time since records began, the main nursery of Arctic sea ice in Siberia has yet to start freezing in late October.
Researchers at Microsoft and multiple universities have developed Capacitivo, a smart fabric system that can detect food, drinks, and other objects based solely on touch. The cloth uses a...
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Has the ISS benefited society? Scientists are divided: for some, it’s a beacon of unity; for others, just a set for an action film
Despite overwhelming enthusiasm for cheaper, more powerful and energy-dense batteries, manufacturers have paid comparatively little attention to making these essential devices more sustainable.
A team of researchers at MIT has been working on taking face masks one step further — from filtering to inactivating the viruses. the result is a reusable mask with an incorporated heated copper...
Tesla recently had a Q3 2020 earnings call, and during the call, someone asked Musk about the Cybertruck. The CEO revealed that the truck was undergoing “small improvements” to improve the design...
Italian designer Matteo Gentile envisions a future where regular Tesla cars look like the Cyber Truck.
After the news that France would be the only territory to continue to include EarPods with the iPhone, it seems that Apple is not packing the earbuds...
It’s a human trait we didn’t know they had.
Few human structures can change a landscape quite like a dam. We look at the legacies these giant barriers will leave for our descendants.
Vince Ramos wanted Phantom Secure to be the Uber of privacy-focused, luxury-branded phones—flood the market with devices, and sort out the law later. Then the FBI investigated him.
Millions more jobs will be lost to robots with Covid accelerating the trend, says the World Economic Forum.
The tech giant helps governments and law enforcement decipher vast amounts of data — to mysterious and, some say, dangerous ends.
From the obvious (Steve Jobs unveils the iPhone) to the obscure (AT&T stops charging an hourly rate for internet access), these events were landmarks.
Ten years ago this fall, Google gave us a glimpse of a new device unlike any it had ever built before—a computer-controlled car.…
Apple had launched four new iPhones including the iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max on October 13.
The two types of “death tech” companies
If a headless worm can regrow a memory, then where is the memory stored? And, if a memory can regenerate, could you transfer it?Photograph…
A local entrepreneur in the Japanese tourist destination of Nara has developed an alternative to plastic shopping bags, to protect the town's sacred deer.
In an antitrust suit, the Justice Department claims the company uses exclusive deals with device makers and browser makers to prop up its near-monopoly on search.
The researchers also explained why office workers were found to be more sensitive to pollution.
You’ve lived through a period of unprecedented carbon emissions.
MeliBio is building honey in the lab, not in the hive.
Employees told Rest of World the contractor they work for is taking advantage of an economic crisis.
A technology similar to DeepNude, the 2019 app that shut down shortly after launch, is now spreading unfettered on Telegram.
Googling something was all we once did with Google. Now we spend hours a day using its maps, videos, security cameras, email, smartphones and more.
Inflicting harm or pain on someone incapable of doing the same to you might seem intolerably cruel, but it happens more than you might think.
Facebook is demanding that researchers at New York University disable a tool used to collect information on who receives micro-targeted political advertisements on the social media platform, with...
A giant, catastrophic tsunami in Alaska triggered by a landslide of rock left unstable after glacier melting is likely to occur in the next two decades, scientists fear - and it could happen...
The US military has asked two private companies, SpaceX and a consulting business called the Exploration Architecture Corporation, to analyze whether rockets could fling payloads far heavier than...
Researchers at Tufts University have found that those distinctly funky smells from cheese are one way that fungi communicate with bacteria, and what they are saying has a lot to do with the...
These aren't small numbers. At all.
For the country’s underclass, the platform was a new medium for dissent.
A pioneering technique that captures precisely how mountains bend to the will of raindrops has helped to solve a long-standing scientific enigma.
The platform is overrun with hate speech and disinformation. Does it actually want to solve the problem?