DARPA's BigDog is a four-legged robot that's too noisy for covert ops on the battlefield. But a different beast-inspired bot from Italy could have use elsewhere: Its legs allow it to trek through tough terrain in disasters, and springs up if it
We already know that robots are destined to steal all our jobs. But thanks to some foolhardy researchers at Stanford University who've developed an articulated robot that can dive and explore underwater shipwrecks, our android rivals will soon be stealing all our pirate treasure
(Image: Harvard University) Inspired by nature, scientists have developed a new type of flying microrobots called "RoboBees" which can perch during flight like bats, birds or butterflies to save energy and stay in the air for long durations and help develop future drones. "Many
The Congress on Love and Sex with Robots was set to discuss everything human/robot from ethics to teledildonics. Then Malaysian authorities shut it down.
The Congress on Love and Sex with Robots is the brainchild of David Levy (author of Love
The social networking giant has paid $10,000 to a 10-year-old boy for spotting a bug in Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram. According to a report in technology website VentureBeat.com, Jani from Finland discovered the security flaw in Instagram on his own. He found a bug in
The one redeeming feature of a spider is that the webs they create are usually too small, or too weak, to entrap a human. But Festo continues to corner the market on unsettling and slightly creepy robots with a machine that can create giant
The thumbwheel was the signature feature of BlackBerry's original handsets, and while touchscreens have made them mostly obsolete, the Apple Watch proves there's still a place for physical dials. But is Apple finally planning to introduce that rotating crown to the iPhone or iPad? A