Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe believes the 2020 Tokyo Olympics would be enhanced by a concurrent skills competition between the world's top robots. Would a Robot Olympiad be a silly stunt or a major step for 21st-century technology?
Lyft, the pink mustache peer-to-peer ride-sharing company, has postponed its New York City Launch after being hit with a restraining order by the state attorney general.
Just like food trucks before them, American vending machines are in the midst of a re-evolution. New machines are becoming increasingly more upscale and feature nontraditional wares such as caviar, cupcakes, and burritos.
Face it: even though new technologies can be exciting and fun, they're also major causes of stress. Tech developers are setting a goal to de-stress our devices.
Some say voting via the internet is the future of democracy. But Norwegians' fears relating to security and anonymity have caused the government to end its e-voting experiment.
Long used to identify criminals and missing children, facial recognition may soon be used by physicians to map a patient's aging and estimate his/her lifespan. As you may imagine, insurance companies are following the developing technology very closely.
In a new dance routine, Japanese dance troupe ElevenPlay explores the relationship between the body and technology by dancing with drones programmed by designer Daito Manabe.
Later this month, the state's Game Commission will vote on a proposal that, if passed, would make New Mexico the fourth state to outlaw a practice that sportsmen and animal activists say hurts "the concept of free chase."
Currently being tested in Iowa and Florida, Starchase fires the bullets from the grill of a pursuing police car, which then stick to the fleeing vehicle and deliver coordinates to a computer or smartphone.
A team of Washington high school students has developed an easy-to-install lock that teachers could quickly place on a door in case of an intruder emergency. They have received a grant to help them develop the product further.
Dutch designer Dave Hakkens admits he doesn't know how it would work, but his idea of Phonebloks -- easily-replaced parts that fit together "like Legos" to create a customized phone -- has gained considerable attention.
In their study, Monash University researchers put a number on it: During a 16-minute trip, the average parent takes their eyes off the road for nearly three and a half minutes.
James Madison’s analysis of the American republic is often praised for its brilliance, but the 4th president could not have envisioned the chutzpah and anti-government zeal of the 2013 House Republicans.
Since 2011, the London agency has employed a team of "super-recognizers" who have an exceptional memory for faces. Despite their success, legal experts say their use could raise questions about what's considered allowable testimony in court.
The signs, some of which will contains messages like "It can wait," will direct drivers to one of 91 already-existing rest stops and parking areas in the hopes of combating texting while driving.