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Over 160 AI companies and organisations from 36 nations have signed a pledge to “neither participate in, nor support, the development, manufacture, trade, or use of lethal autonomous weapons”. The pledge, which has also been signed by 2,400 interested individuals...
A Swiss town votes on blockchain, while BABB – the self-styled 'World Bank for the microeconomy' – is gearing up for 2019 launch. Malek Murison rounds up two of the latest developments in blockchain this week. Swiss town votes on blockchain Most...
Ford and Vanderbilt University reveal how adaptive cruise control can minimise the problem of phantom traffic jams. With a record number of Americans gearing up to get away for their Fourth of July holidays, self-driving car technology could help make...
When Duplex was demonstrated at Google's developer conference earlier this year, the initial consensus was 'wow': here was a giant leap forward in the interaction between humans and virtual assistants. Then came the questions, such as: How many attempts did it...
A new IBM artificial intelligence (AI) system, Project Debater, has taken on human beings in a live debating competition in San Francisco. First the AI made a “surprisingly cogent argument” that space exploration should be subsidised, in the words of one...
Science fiction traditionally depicts robots that reflect or caricature humans, replicating our best or worst traits. As robots are becoming increasingly commonplace and lifelike, is humanoid robotics art or deception? Joanna Goodman reports in the run-up to UK Robotics...
New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) should remind us of the power of low-cost, elegant simplicity in deploying the Internet of Things (IoT) at scale. As impressive as technologies such as robotics and AI may be, such...
NEWSBYTE Sydney-based underwater robotics company, Aquabotix, has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the United States' Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC). The deal gives Aquabotix access to the US Navy's Narragansett Bay test facility off Rhode Island, where...
Chinese drone giant DJI believes that the lives of 133 people have been saved by drones worldwide, since it began keeping figures about drone rescues last year. A previous DJI report revealed that 65 lives were saved by drones in...
Consumers' Association publication Which? has revealed the results of an investigation into the extent to which smart-home products are collecting and passing on user data to manufacturers. The findings confirm what many suspected: that "corporate surveillance", as Which? calls it,...
US researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), working with scientists from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, have developed wireless technology that can power and communicate with medical devices implanted in the body. The technology has the potential...
Boston restaurant Spyce has opened, promising customers an affordable, delicious meal – cooked entirely by robots, reports Malek Murison. Robots' entry into the restaurant world has grabbed the headlines this year. While automation is nothing new in the sector –...
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