Megabots v Kuratas: US and Japan battle it out for robot supremacy

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California startups robot isnt quite ready to take on Kuratas but founders confident Team USA can win as Japanese firm accepts challenge Theyve been popularized in movies, television and video games, but giant fighting robots still havent left the realm of science fiction. That will soon change. Megabots Inc, an Oakland, California-based startup, has built […]

Police seek to unlock murder victim’s phone using 3D replica of fingertips

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Lab printed prosthetic digit to help police try and unlock a murder victims smartphone, protected by a fingerprint scanner instead of a password Computer science professor Anil Jain spends most of his time researching and improving biometric systems, like fingerprint scanners and facial recognition software. Last month, however, law enforcement agents approached the Michigan State […]

Why so much coverage of Amazon Prime Day? The incentives, of course

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By signing up to the retail giants affiliate network, Amazon Associates, publishers can earn commissions from linking to products on Amazon.com In July 2015, Amazon declared its own annual holiday: Amazon Prime Day. The retail giant promised deals on a wide range of products for customers signed up to its membership program, Amazon Prime. This […]

Miracle of technology: story of Jesus to be released in virtual reality

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Viewers can feel like they were sitting on the hillside during the Sermon on the Mount or right beside the crypt during the resurrection in VR re-enactment First came the scriptures; then the altarpieces. After that, stained glass windows and engravings of the Stations of the Cross. Last century brought biblical epics like Spartacus. Now […]

The miracle of live: man uses Facebook Live to stream his child’s birth

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Fakamalo Kihe Eiki defended himself from internet backlash, saying The gift of life is so bad to share wow such a world we live in shame A California man has defended himself from criticism after live-streaming his childs birth on Facebook Live on Monday. Fakamalo Kihe Eiki from Carmichael, California, describes himself as a Christian […]