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  1. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Driverless cars to be on British roads in 6 months

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:34am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Government announces review of road lawsand research fund to promote development Driverless cars to be on British roads in 6 months Britain is to encourage the development of driverless cars for its roads, it was announced yesterday, with a multimillion-pound research fund and a review into relevant laws on road safety. The business minister, Vince Cable, ...

  2. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Self-driving vehicles a step closer, say carmakers

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a carto driveitself It's been more than half a century since some of the first concept cars boasting self-driving features were presented to the world and they're still not on the road. But many car executives say the industry is on the cusp of welcoming vehicles that make the idea of keeping both hands on the wheel an anachronism. General Motors showed off "dream cars ...

  3. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple ushers in age of the scratch-proof screen with launch of iPhone 6

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:19pm by GDN

    ... and camera lens on its phones, Apple has a US$578 million deal with manufacturer GT Advanced Technologies, which has built a plant powered by renewable energy in Mesa, Arizona. The iPhone 6 will make ...

  4. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Hon Hai rings up third quarterly gain in a row on strong iPhone sales

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:53am by Reuters

    ... on contract manufacturing in the near term. “It’s going to take time for Hon Hai to prove itself in these new fields,” Huang said. “The company is already huge and it’s hard to see them growing really ... company watchers say. Hon Hai employs more than one million people at peak manufacturing times throughout Asia, Europe and North America. ...

  5. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Internet still has plenty of room despite ‘glitch’, experts say

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 10:44pm by GDN

    ... this issue for a while. Cisco, which manufactures a large chunk of the hardware used by ISPs, put out a notice about the issue in May, but some ISPs have been slow to fix the problem. "There ...

  6. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    ‘Brain’ on a microchip getting closer with TrueNorth breakthrough

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 10:19pm by MCT

    ... 'brain' on a chip Computer science is edging close to manufacturing a brain, or at least an electronic cognition machine that operates as closely as possible to the speed and efficiency ... have been battling for decades because, for all the advances in processing speed, materials and manufacturing, digital computing relies on architecture from the 1940s. It has a well-known ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Harvard University unveils self-assembling ‘Transformer’ robots

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 09:55pm by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian Harvard University scientists have built the world's first working "Transformer" robot, inspired by the ancient Japanese paper-folding art of origami. The alien robots featured in the Transformers movies have the ability to conceal their nature by taking the form of cars and trucks. The scientists' robot has yet to reach that level of technical ...

  8. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Hi-tech building bandage promises to hold homes together in quakes

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:15am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... to mainland scientists developing the technology. Fibre-reinforced polymer, or FRP, an extremely strong, stretch-resistant plastic material, has already been used on spaceships, cars, ships ...

  9. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Aeromobil, a flying car designed by Slovakian Stefan Klein, could take off

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... the Aeromobil also has the distinction of originating in Slovakia, the world's largest per-capita car producer. "So far there have been about 20 attempts to manufacture a flying car around ... Agence France-Presse in Bratislava Engineer Stefan Klein's elegant Aeromobil zips from garage to airport, then takes to the skies The flying car design that some say may just take off ...

  10. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Canada's hitchhiking robot puts human trust to the test

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by AFP

    ... you when it is tired and in need of recharging from your car's cigarette lighter. HitchBOT was built for about US$1,000 from parts found in a typical Canadian home or hardware store. ... into a car. The robot also had to be small enough to fit into the back seat of a car but still have enough heft so it would not be blown over by a gust of wind while hitchhiking on the side ...




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