The concept of robots is fascinating to many and now researchers are trying to make them not only cool, but smart too.
A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can now shake hands, drink beer and play “rock, paper, scissors” by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts.
Former NSA contractor and government surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden insists he is “not a hero, not a traitor” and that his leaks were a “moral obligation” and not done in self-interest.
The latest version of Google’s self-driving car — a pod-like two-seater that needs no gas pedal or steering wheel — will make its debut on public roads this summer, a significant step in the technology giant’s mission to have driverless cars available to consumers in the next five years.
The FBI has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in license-plate reader technology, but it halted a purchase order at least temporarily after lawyers raised privacy concerns about the surveillance three years ago, according to emails and other documents obtained by The Associated Press.
The bulk collection of Americans’ phone records by the government exceeds what Congress has allowed, a federal appeals court said Thursday as it asked Congress to step in and decide how best to protect national security and privacy interests.
Investigators do not need a search warrant to obtain cellphone tower location records in criminal prosecutions, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a closely-watched case involving the rules for changing technology.
The course-correcting bullet developed by the U.S. Department of Defense research agency, DARPA, released footage this week showing the rounds guiding themselves into moving targets.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday created the first sanctions program that would allow the U.S. to penalize individuals and entities overseas who engage in malicious cyberattacks and cyber spying.
Facebook is trying to get in the game of online payment systems like PayPal by introducing a free friend-to-friend payment service of its own on Tuesday.