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Laser Li-Fi Could Blast 100 Gigabits per Second
Coming laser lighting would free Li-Fi from current data rate constraints
(Apr 8, 2015)
Chip Fingerprinting Scheme Could Secure IoT Devices Against Malware
Mitsubishi will roll it out in April 2016
(Apr 8, 2015)
Fuzzy Math Obscures Pentagon's Cybersecurity Spending
The U.S. military's cybersecurity budgets make it tough to gauge the effectiveness of such spending
(Apr 8, 2015)
Robots Podcast: Farewell robots.net, join us on Robohub
Since May 2007, my colleagues at the Robots Podcast and at Robohub and I have been working with...
(Apr 8, 2015)
Inexpensive 3-D Imaging Device Integrated Into a Smartphone
Nanophotonic coherent imager promises 3-D imaging for 3-D printing applications and beyond
(Apr 7, 2015)
ESA and NASA Will Try to Smash an Asteroid Out of Its Orbit in 2022
The test mission will see how much we can deflect an asteroid by hitting it with a spacecraft
(Apr 7, 2015)
Is This Really the Anniversary of Moore’s Law?
Gordon Moore’s path to his famous prediction
(Apr 7, 2015)
New Ultrafast, Long-Lasting Aluminum Battery
Low cost, long cycle life and flexibility makes new system promising for grid storage and wearables
(Apr 7, 2015)
Superslim Liquid Loop Will Keep Future Smartphones Cool
At about a half a millimeter thick, Fujitsu’s fluid-filled heat pipe loop can keep even the...
(Apr 7, 2015)
Experiments to Show if Robocar Tech Will Make Us Too Lazy to Drive Safely
If robotic "nanny cars" lull us into complacence, things could turn ugly fast
(Apr 7, 2015)
Why You Should Start a Brain Technology Company
A VC says new technologies to analyze and enhance brain activity will be big business
(Apr 7, 2015)
Large Hadron Collider Starts Up
Big physics machine rumbles to life after major upgrade
(Apr 6, 2015)
What Kind of Thing Is Moore’s Law?
The trend has more to do with collective behavior than the laws of nature
(Apr 6, 2015)
Missed Deadline for Carbon Reduction Promises Could Have Consequences
Without enough commitments Paris climate conference could face trouble
(Apr 6, 2015)
Eye Tracking Headlights Point Where You Look
An infrared tracking system watches your pupils and then steers your headlights wherever you're...
(Apr 6, 2015)
Are You Ready for National Robotics Week?
Celebrate robots by taking part in a National Robotics Week event
(Apr 6, 2015)
Graphene Finds Its Path in Supercapacitor Commercialization
Paper-thin graphene-based supercapacitors hold twice the charge of thin-film lithium-ion batteries
(Apr 3, 2015)
Freightliner's SuperTruck Prototype Boosts Efficiency by 115 Percent
SuperTruck's 12.2 miles per gallon doesn't sound like a lot, but it's twice as good as a typical...
(Apr 3, 2015)
Video Friday: Robot April Fool's, Sheepdog Drone, and R2-D2 in Love
Here's a big fresh batch of robot videos for you
(Apr 3, 2015)
Formula E’s Green Racing Machines Come to California
Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag says this new electric racecar circuit is creating new fans everywhere...
(Apr 3, 2015)