Vinebot is part of the first generation of advanced “soft robots,” which promise to go where no traditional robot can tread—literally.
With tons of amenities, the DNA sequencing giant hopes to attract the Bay Area's top life science talent.
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A new web browser standard may spell the end of passwords, but all the big websites will have to play along first.
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The only upside to Puerto Rico's island-wide blackout is that engineers and aid groups could rethink it from the ground up. They may have to.
Critics say Facebook is using design tricks to win users' permission to collect personal data under new European rules.
The OURSA security conference offered a place for diverse voices in security, a counterpoint to the corporate hegemony of RSA.
The new incarnation of the satire magazine will never be able to compete with the pace of the internet, but that's not the point.
Could you actually see invading Star Destroyers from the surface of a planet?
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Researchers use off-the-shelf robot parts to piece together one of those Stefan Ikea chairs.
Think twice before you tell your iPhone to trust that laptop when you charge it.
An FCC program promised to bring high-speed internet to remote schools. Instead, they've mostly gotten red tape.
These simple, battery-free devices provide an easy way to securely verify that it's really you who's trying to access your online accounts.
New results from a decades-old experiment were initially touted as further evidence for dark matter. But independent scientists have cast serious doubt on that claim.
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The TED conference has always been a place of high-stakes emotional manipulation. This year, it all feels darker.