Robotics

Elon Musk's company Neuralink plans to connect people's brains to the internet by next year using a procedure he claims will be as safe and easy as LASIK eye surgery

Elon Musk's company Neuralink plans to connect people's brains to the internet by next year using a procedure he claims will be as safe and easy as LASIK eye surgery

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Elon Musk on Tuesday announced in a livestream that his neuro technology startup Neuralink hopes to begin implanting devices into human minds as early as next year. Musk has...
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Robot control system for grasping and releasing objects under both dry and wet conditions

21 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A control system for deformable robot-fingertips was developed for grasping and releasing objects. Previously developed robot fingertips with high friction texture can stably...
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Get up and go bots getting closer

21 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Robotics researchers have for the first time used a commercial 3D printer to embed complex sensors inside robotic limbs and grippers. But they found that materials commercially...
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NASA's next Mars rover will launch in 2020, and it's being built before our eyes - here's what the robot's birth has looked like

NASA's next Mars rover will launch in 2020, and it's being built before our eyes - here's what the robot's birth has looked like

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

NASA is building a nuclear-powered rover to send to Mars. For now, it's called Mars 2020 . The rover will search for signs of ancient microbial alien life , collect and stash...
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Husqvarna cools on 2019 margin after chill dents lawn mower demand

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Husqvarna , the world's biggest maker of garden power tools such as robotic lawn mowers, blamed cold weather for a fall in second-quarter sales and said the dip in demand meant...
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All the new products Amazon is rumored to be working on, from a futuristic home robot to Alexa earbuds

All the new products Amazon is rumored to be working on, from a futuristic home robot to Alexa earbuds

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon is rumored to be working on new gadgets such as a higher-quality Echo, a home robot, and Alexa-enabled earbuds among other products. Such gadgets could give Amazon's...
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Best Prime Day 2019 Vacuum Deals: Cordless, Robot, Handheld and More

1 day ago   |   Newsweek   |   3 articles

Looking for the best Amazon Prime Day vacuum deals? We've got you covered.
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The best home and furniture deals of Prime Day 2019

The best home and furniture deals of Prime Day 2019

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Amazon's Prime Day 2019 brings with it over one million deals - including hundreds of dollars off expensive furniture and home goods. If you're looking to save on a new sofa...
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CTA: U.S. consumer tech sales will grow 2.2% to a record $401 billion in 2019

CTA: U.S. consumer tech sales will grow 2.2% to a record $401 billion in 2019

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

The Consumer Technology Association said that it expects U.S. consumer tech sales to grow 2.2% to $401 billion in 2019.
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MIT robot masters the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge'

MIT robot masters the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge'

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey's was particularly funny...
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'Absolutely unimaginable': 6-year-old girl dies after being struck by...

'Absolutely unimaginable': 6-year-old girl dies after being struck by father's golf ball

Family members described the girl as her dad's "golfing buddy." Read more ...

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens - a strong proponent of abolishing the Second Amendment - has died, ABC News reported. He was 99. Appointed by Republican... Read more ...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at congresswomen of color

The Democratic-led House has voted to condemn President Donald Trump's tweets telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back" to their countries of origin. Read more ...

Trump Officials Face Cover-Up Allegations After Failed Citizenship Question Push

Trump Officials Face Cover-Up Allegations After Failed Citizenship Question Push

Challengers of the Trump administration's push for a census citizenship question are asking a federal judge in New York to impose penalties for allegedly false or misleading... Read more ...

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Police said the cars were being offered on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 - a small fraction of the price of the real thing. Read more ...

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Authorities called the situation a “tragic accident.” Read more ...

EU launches antitrust probe into Amazon's use of merchant data

EU launches antitrust probe into Amazon's use of merchant data

The world's largest online retailer Amazon is facing a “full-blown” investigation from the European Union's antitrust regulators to see if its use of other merchants' data... Read more ...

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

Seven designs featured in new premium diaper line Read more ...

Bank of America Merrill Lynch beats Wall Street forecasts with record...

Bank of America Merrill Lynch beats Wall Street forecasts with record second-quarter earnings

Bank of America Merrill Lynch reported record second-quarter earnings Wednesday that beat analysts' profit expectations. Watch Bank of America Merrill Lynch trade live . Bank... Read more ...

Bill Gates is no longer the second-richest person alive

Bill Gates is no longer the second-richest person alive

He's still in rarefied air, but Bill Gates is no longer the world's second-richest person. For the first time in the seven-year history of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the... Read more ...