On the list of dangerous humanoid bots DARwIn is easily topped by the bow-happy iCub. Still — we don’t trust this thing one iota. While we haven’t seen it pick up any weaponry just yet, our friends to the north are teaching it one of man’s most notoriously violent sports: hockey. Researchers at the
It’s the end of another era at NASA, although this one was perhaps more inevitable than others. Chief Information Officer Linda Cureton announced in a blog post over the weekend that the agency’s last mainframe computer was shut down this month, marking an end to decades of room-filling computers. Of
For Valentine’s Day, Google has created one of its most ambitious Doodle’s yet — when you click on the Google logo today, you get to watch a one-minute animation showing the highs and lows of young love — and illustrating that Google can’t solve everything.
I’ve embedded a video of the Doodle below,
Una start-up cree que la combinación de tecnología LED con aplicaciones para teléfonos inteligentes puede ofrecer datos precisos de localización en interiores.
Online payments platform and PayPal competitor WePay is announcing its growth data for 2011, and revealing details on the startup’s product strategy for 2012. In case you aren’t familiar, WePay is a Y Combinator backed startup that launched in 2009 to take the hassle out of group paying. Unlike some
Brazilian social gaming giant Vostu is laying off an undisclosed number of employees, we’ve learned. Vostu, which has raised $46 million from Intel Capital, Accel Partners, General Catalyst, and Tiger Technology Global Management; is one largest social gaming companies in Latin America. The gaming company
The 54th Annual Grammy Awards was a huge hit across social, digital and broadcast platforms.
Excitement for the return of Adele, as well as the…
We’re still not sure whether or not the next version of Apple’s iPhone will be the one to plunge into LTE territory (signs are pointing to yes), but it has been confirmed through the Wall Street Journal that the iPad 3 will in fact be able to run on Verizon’s and AT&T’s blazing
You wouldn’t know it by the never ending barrage of black PowerBook’s throughout the ’90s, or even the onyx MacBooks in the mid-00s, but dark-clad machines from Apple were pretty much non-existant until Cupertino got serious about laptops, excluding of course the ill-fated Macintosh TV. Exempt from the
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…