Friday, May 3, 2013
Taking their cue from Nature, engineers have built a camera using stretchable electronics that scans the world like a fly's compound eye — with a wide field of view and no distortion, they said Wednesday.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Australia's first banknote, printed 100 years ago and found in a letter in England in 1999, has gone on sale for AU$3.5 million (US$3.6 million), auctioneers said Wednesday.
When it comes to math, MRIs may be better than IQs — and even past math scores — at showing whether a tutor can help a child master everything from trapezoids to trigonometry.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Nine years after he placed the first telephone call, Alexander Graham Bell tried another experiment: he recorded his voice on a wax-covered cardboard disc on April 15, 1885, and gave it an audio signature: “Hear my voice — Alexander Graham Bell.”
With Google's voice assistant now available on iPhones and iPads, The Associated Press used an iPad Mini to throw five test questions at Google Now and Siri on Monday afternoon in New York. Here's what the two digital assistants had to say for themselves:
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Taiwan's largest wireless provider, on Tuesday launched mobile satellite services in cooperation with a Middle East-based operator that can turn Apple Inc.'s iPhone into a satellite phone.
Taiwan and Israel should step up cooperation in developing medical devices as both sides enjoy advanced technology and well-trained professionals, experts said yesterday at a seminar aimed at promoting such cooperation.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo made its first powered flight Monday, breaking the sound barrier in a test over the Mojave Desert that moves the company closer to its goal of flying paying passengers on brief hops into space.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Charges have been filed against a man who allowed his 9-year-old son to drive his Ferrari, police in the southern Indian state of Kerala said Monday.