Telecommunications and internet service providers will now be required to store their customers' metadata for at least two years under laws that passed the Australian parliament with little opposition.
The company partners with Samsung to modify a Galaxy Tab tablet with high-security software, as the firms go after business and government customers.
"Robochop" is an upcoming interactive installation featuring four controllable robot arms. You'll be able to design your object from within an app, and one of the robot arms will then carve a 50cm foam cube into a real-life replica of your work. Start sketching!
The Future of Life Institute wants humanity to tread lightly while developing really smart machines.
The year gone by brought us more robots, worries about artificial intelligence, and difficult lessons on space travel. The big question: where's it all taking us?
The giant technology show in Hannover, Germany, isn't as big as it once was, but it still accommodates a huge range of computing, communication, and high-tech industries.
German Startup E-volo wants to build an 18-rotor personal helicopter by 2015. Here's a look at its smaller VC25 prototype, designed to can carry 25 kilograms.
In an impassioned defense of Net neutrality, the Apple co-founder muses what it would have been like if Apple had charged by the number of bits used.
This disembodied robot can identify you in a crowd, mimic human emotions, and follow you around the room with its eyes. Plus, it's programmable to display any face, even your own.
At the Tobit Software booth at the CeBit trade show, robotic pole dancers Lexy and Tess twerk it for the crowd.