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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Canada's hitchhiking robot puts human trust to the test

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

    ... with whether we can trust robots," said Frauke Zeller, co-creator of the hitchBOT. Hollywood movies such as The Terminator and The Matrix often depict machines as enemies of mankind, according ...

  3. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Samsung achieves 'a movie a second' 5G wireless speed

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... that would eventually allow users to download an entire movie in one second. The South Korean giant said on Monday the test had witnessed data transmission of more than one gigabyte per second over ... faster" than existing 4G networks, it said. That will permit users to "transmit massive data files including high quality digital movies practically without limitation". "As ...

  4. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Lenovo goes to the movies in premium branding push

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... of Lenovo's high-profile product placements was in the 2011 Hollywood blockbuster, Transformers: Dark of the Moon . The movie introduced a new character called Brains, which transforms into a ThinkPad ... India, we're looking at local TV and movie product placements," he said. "We want to change the perception of being a market leader in PCs, which we clearly are, to becoming ...

  5. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Amazon jumps into smartphone market

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... ecosystem of devices so that when a consumer is watching a movie using the company's set-top box, the phone can pull up the actors and other information about what is being viewed through the IMDB service that the retailer owns. The smartphone gives Amazon a way to feature its online store and digital services for games, mobile applications, movies and music on the computing device ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong's 'hands off' regulations prompt growth in drone flying by amateurs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by DANNY LEE

    ... Yet the remote-controlled aircraft was not being flown by some secretive government agency, or high-budget movie producer. It was simply a man indulging a hobby. Such a scene has become ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Amazon unveils its first smartphone, which can recognise the world around it

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 02:41pm by Associated Press in Seattle

    ... two-day shipping, encouraging impulse purchases. It also offers free access to some movies, TV shows, music and books and could encourage consumers to buy additional content, once they are used ... with information about a painting you snapped. It listens to songs, TV shows and movies and can pull up extra info like lyrics, actor bios and other information through its IMDb database. Ask said Amazon ...

  8. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Chuck Hagel given a look at Atlas, Darpa’s humanitarian robot

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... by the Pentagon's hi-tech researchers. But unlike the movie version, the hulking Atlas was designed not as a warrior but as a humanitarian machine that would rescue victims in the rubble of a natural ...

  9. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    1964 New York World Fair visions of the future have some hits, and misses

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:15am by AP

    ... something that could be described as robotic. The special effects you could see in the World's Fair blew away what you could see in the movies," said Joseph Tirella, author of a book about ... exhibit introduced robotic animation in which characters sing, speak and make life-like gestures such as smiles and blinks. It's still in use in theme parks and movies today. Ford Mustang: ...

  10. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Alibaba faces uphill battle to replicate US tech model

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:14am by ROBERT GUY

    ... state of the art, global data centre infrastructure used by governments and major corporations. Kindle is a platform for streaming and downloading digital media from books to movies. And Amazon ...




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