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Google experiments with a Star Trek-style wearable

No, it's not another attempt at high-tech eyewear. This one-of-a-kind prototype draws its inspiration from the communicator worn on a stylish shirt.

By November 23, 2015


Singapore seniors to get robotic personal trainers to stay healthy

As seniors make up a larger and larger percentage of its population, Singapore plans to roll out robotic care-givers to help the elderly exercise.

By October 6, 2015


Outcry after Apple head says women don't know how to find music

Technically Incorrect: In a TV appearance, Jimmy Iovine suggests that Apple's service helps women do that music thing that they're allegedly not so good at. Because "not everyone knows a DJ."

By November 22, 2015


The full moon effect: Chinese seniors attack drone bearing mooncake vouchers

In an attempt to woo his girlfriend, a Chinese man sent her a drone carrying vouchers for a popular Chinese delicacy. Unfortunately, his plan backfired when a group of senior women spotted the UAV.

By September 22, 2015


Uber partners with senior citizen group in hunt for new drivers

As part of a new charm offensive, the startup giant is hoping to attract more than 100,000 drivers from an unlikely place: AARP.

By July 30, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Startups for seniors raise cash to give grandpa options

The famously youth-focused tech industry has written big checks recently to companies built around the problems of aging.

By July 3, 2015


Apple, IBM to give 5 million iPads to Japanese seniors

Apple, extending its partnership with IBM, will also collaborate on apps to improve the wellness and connectivity of elderly people, starting in Japan.

By April 30, 2015


'Who would care?' Watch seniors try Snapchat for the first time

In the Fine Brothers' latest "Elders React" video, seniors take Snapchat for a spin. "All that sexting, texting, nude photos -- politicians should get on to this thing," says one.

By April 24, 2015


Science creates flatworms with the heads and brains of other flatworms

Without altering its genomic sequence, biologists have created hybrid flatworms with heads and bodies from two different species.

By November 24, 2015


Lasers cool liquid for the first time

The technique, which was able to drop a liquid's temperature by 20 degrees Celsius, could eventually be used for everyday tasks like refrigerating water.

By November 18, 2015