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Robots Will Assemble the iPhone 6, Foxconn Announces

Jul 07, 2014 at 05:00 PM

As the iPhone 6 production is nearing, it seems that Foxconn is trying to ensure the manufacturing process runs as smoothly as possible. In a shareholder meeting, Foxconn's President and Chief Executive, Terry Gou, announced that the company plans to...

Automated Journalism is Here: Will Robots Take My Job?

Jul 03, 2014 at 05:00 PM

A couple of years ago, National Public Radio (NPR) broke a story about how low-paid, outsourced “content providers” have replaced journalists at newspapers across the United States, particularly when it comes to local news. That article a...

Creepy Japanese Robots will Read Your News and Answer any Questions

Jun 26, 2014 at 09:00 AM

Are you ready for robot newscasters? Japanese professor Hiroshi Ishiguro seems to be, after unveiling his two robotic anchors at the Android: What Is A Human? exhibition in Tokyo.

Anyone Can Take a Space Trip: Space flight company successfully tests tourism balloons

Jun 25, 2014 at 06:00 PM

Space is not a far-fetched holiday destination anymore. “The journey is just beginning,” says the World View Enterprises team, after the successful completion of a balloon test to the edge of our atmosphere. “Voyagers” (the tourists) can expe...

US Military Now Equipped with X-Ray Guns

Jun 23, 2014 at 03:00 PM

Your worst fears have come true: The US Military can now see your underwear without even laying a finger on you. Taking a cue from Superman, the Army has developed an X-Ray gun that can penetrate cloth, rubber, and aluminium to reveal whatever is und...

Coursera Vs Harvard: How Informal Education is Changing the World

Jun 22, 2014 at 10:00 AM

As tuition fees increase at universities across the globe and debt from student loans threatens to last decades after graduation, developments in technology are making education more accessible and less structured.

Tesla CEO Envisions Humans on Mars within 10 Years

Jun 20, 2014 at 09:00 AM

The future looks bright...on Mars. You probably think I’m joking, but, rocket tycoon Elon Musk said it. The Tesla CEO believes we could build a “self-sustainable city” on Mars in the next decade. In an interview with CNBC, Musk says that in ord...

11-Year-Old Invents Unbreakable Cup, and Helps Combat the Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

Jun 19, 2014 at 09:00 AM

Who would have thought that an eleven-year-old's invention could change the way we see solutions? Lily Born is one inspiring young lady and the designer of the Kangaroo Cup. Inspired by her sick grandfather who is living with Parkinson's disease, whi...

In the Future a Computer will Love You Back, says Google Engineer

Jun 18, 2014 at 07:00 AM

Ray Kurzweil, Google’s engineering director and one of the world’s best futurists, capable of extremely accurate predictions, speculated that we’ll be able to fall in love with computers in foreseeable time.

Austronauts Will Soon Drink Espresso in Space

Jun 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Some earthly pleasures will soon be available in outer space. The Italian coffee maker, Lavazza, has partnered up with Argote, an engineering company, and designed a special espresso machine. The ISSpresso will provide freshly brewed coffee for the a...

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