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  1. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US defence secretary given a glimpse of Pentagon's hi-tech experiments, including life-size robot designed to rescue trapped victims of disasters ... 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 ...

  2. News - Asia - TECHNOLOGY

    Japan robot firm showcases thought-controlled suits

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 04:39pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... to move. The robot then moves exactly in concert with the natural limb, but provides much more power than it could exert on its own. “We don’t want people to see individuals wearing our products ...

  3. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Inside Bloodhound SSC, the car aiming to crack the 1,000mph mark

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:21am by The Guardian

    ... on the ground. If they lift, Green will have a big problem. "I'll have one eye on that at all times," he said. Naturally, huge care has been invested in the titanium steering wheel, shaped ...

  4. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Russia's MegaFon signs US$600m equipment order with Huawei

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 01:02am by BLOOM

    ... 22, billionaire Gennady Timchenko said China was prepared to finance most of Russia's largest liquefied natural gas project, Yamal LNG. ...

  5. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Wires as batteries to transform electronics to even smaller gadgets

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 09:25pm by Reuters

    ... in the current edition of magazine Nature. Thomas's PhD student Zenan Yu is co-author. Thomas said the process was relatively simple. First, he said, he heated the copper wire to create what he described as fuzzy "nano-whiskers", which are naturally insulated by copper oxide. The microscopic nano-whiskers vastly expand the wire's surface area that can store energy. A second, ...

  6. News - Asia - TECHNOLOGY

    How happy are you? New Twitter tool takes the pulse of the world's mood

    Posted May 20th 2014, 12:58pm

    ... economic and environmental factors such as the weather, time of day, day of the week, news of a major disaster or a downturn in the economy, they added. They plan to submit a report to the New ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple set to move into wearables market, according to blog post

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:46pm by The Guardian

    ... with the newer ones. The nature of Secret means that it is impossible to trace the authors of posts, or verify their identity. But it has gained increasing credibility as a number of staff inside Silicon ...

  8. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Gecko’s feet the inspiration for reusable Geckskin adhesive

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:11pm by GDN

    ... allowed nature to scale adhesion," Crosby said. "Then we started developing the maths behind Geckskin." Some funding for the project came from Darpa, the advanced research arm ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - TECHNOLOGY

    Viper's light-absorbing black scales are a wonder of nature's nanotechnology

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... surface was made up of tightly packed, leaf-like microstructures covered in turn with nanometre-sized ridges. One nanometre is equivalent to a billionth of a metre. Writing in the Nature journal ... micro-ornamentation on the snake's velvet black scales is a further example that the same physical law applies to both nature and technology and leads consequently to similar constructions," wrote ...

  10. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Lenovo's IBM deal will help EMC expand its market, storage systems giant says

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:37am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... to meet "the natural buying patterns for customers who refresh their server and storage systems at the same time". Citing data from technology research firm IDC, he said EMC led ...




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