Apple Inc (AAPL.O) urged California to toughen up its proposed policy on testing self-driving cars, a move that would result in more public data that could help Apple catch up to rivals in the self-driving space by giving it a better window into their strengths and weaknesses. Continue reading Apple, Tesla ask California to change proposed self-driving car test policy
Inspired by the jelly-like jaw of a sea worm, researchers have developed a new material that becomes hard or flexible depending on the environment around it and can be used in soft robotics.
The researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Continue reading Material that changes properties according to environment developed
At least one million babies have been born in the US using in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) and other assisted reproductive technologies, a report has said Continue reading One million babies born in US using IVF: Report
A computer-driven automated drill that could perform a type of complex cranial surgery 50 times faster — decreasing operating time from two hours to 2.5 minutes — has been developed by researchers, including one of Indian-origin. Continue reading This automated, robotic drill may perform surgery in 2.5 minutes
Tech giant Google on Friday launched a ‘Solve for India’ initiative under which it will reach out to entrepreneurs in cities like Indore, Nagpur and Madurai to help them develop solutions in areas like agri- tech, healthcare and sanitation.
China has incorporated some 8,000 technological breakthroughs and industrial standards on its first domestically-built aircraft carrier which was launched this week, a leading official newspaper on Friday reported.
Lebanon launched a bike-sharing programme in its capital Beirut on Sunday, hoping to cut down on the congested city’s notorious traffic and pollution.
College costs are rising steadily — and more are becoming available online for free.
Facebook Inc acknowledged on Thursday that it has become a battleground for governments seeking to manipulate public opinion in other countries and outlined new measures it is taking to combat what it calls “information operations” that go well beyond the phenomenon known as fake news.
Companies from Singapore to Finland are racing to improve artificial intelligence so software can automatically spot and block videos of grisly murders and mayhem before they go viral on social media.