The 404 1,156: Where your cell phone is sick (podcast)
Headlines hitting the 404 show today include Barnes & Noble falling victim to credit card hackers, your cell phone is literally making you sick, an SDSU study confirms the "five-second rule" is completely unfounded, and a useful (and definitely illegal) way to defeat red light cameras.
The K5 robot, developed by Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Knightscope, is designed to be a surveillance robot for law enforcement, private security firms, schools and anything else looking for an extra set of eyes and ears on the ground. The 5-foot, 300-pound robot can roam autonomously, sending back real time data about an area with technology that does facial recognition, lidar mapping and 360-degree video. CNET's Kara Tsuboi got a closer look at what makes the K5 robot tick.