iRobot’s CEO cofounded a non-profit that creates robots designed to vacuum up lionfish

 In an early demo video, the Guardian LF1 bobs around in shallow water, a strange transparent cylinder trailed by cables and sporting a pair of fans underneath. A pair of metal spatula arms extend out front as it cautiously approaches a ornate l.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchApr 19th, 2017 announces a token system to get people to join its paid messaging network

 Today at Disrupt, CEO and co-founder Balaji Srinivasan outlined his company’s unusual evolution and announced the launch of a new system for kickstarting the site’s user base by incentivizing people with tokens for doing thing.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

10x, founded by the ex-CEO of Barclays, raises $46M to take on ancient banking infrastructure

 The fintech revolution continues apace, and while many startups are hoping that newer and better tech will help them take business away from traditional banks, today a company has received a large round of funding to help those incumbent instit.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 56 min. ago

Hidden Switch NES Emulator Pays Tribute to Satoru Iwata

The "official" way to unlock the recently discovered NES emulator bears a direct connection to the fourth president and CEO of Nintendo. The recently discovered NES emulator hidden in every Nintendo Switch console actually serves as an incredib.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

Bill Gates Says He"s Sorry About Control-Alt-Delete

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Quartz: At the Bloomberg Global Business Forum today, Carlyle Group co-founder and CEO David Rubenstein asked Microsoft founder Bill Gates to account for one of the most baffling questions of the digital era:.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

Norwegian, Ryanair confirm partnership talks off

Norwegian (DY, Oslo Gardermoen) has confirmed comments attributed to Ryanair (FR, Dublin Int'l) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Michael O'Leary that talks over a possible traffic feed partnership between the two European budget carriers have fallen t.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News2 hr. 20 min. ago

Robots can hitch-hike on sharks thanks to ultrastrong sucker

A suction cup modelled on how a strange faeces-eater attaches to other fish can withstand a pull of 340 times its weight, letting robots ride sharks and whales.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News3 hr. 4 min. ago

This Canon projector is smaller than a tablet but creates an 84-inch screen

Need to share photos or other graphics on-site? The Canon M-i1 is a cord-free, portable projector you can use almost anywhere. Despite measuring just over four inches wide, the projector can create a screen that is up to 84 inches. The post This Cano.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 5 min. ago

The latest surveillance robot is designed to patrol rough terrain (and fight crime)

  Knightscope, the robot security company famous for the R2-D2-like machine that recently drowned itself in a mall’s pool, has just unveiled an off-roading robot.  The Silicon Valley company calls this model the K7. With its four whee.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

The Iris photo booth offers headshots without the photographer for $20

Photo booths just got an upgrade -- the Iris photo booth is designed to take selfies that are good enough for corporate headshots, no photographer required. One session with a single download costs $20. The post The Iris photo booth offers headshots.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 41 min. ago

Wireless, Handheld Ultrasound for iOS and Android: Interview with Laurent Pelissier, CEO of Clarius Mobile Health

  Clarius Mobile Health, a Canadian firm, is a pioneering company specializing in portable solutions for ultrasound diagnostics. Since its debut, it has surprised and impressed us with its tiny portable ultrasounds. Clarius offers the only app-.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

Nest Secure, Hello video doorbell, and Cam IQ Outdoor officially announced

After getting their feet wet with web cams, Nest is now diving headfirst into home security with a handful of new products designed to make your home safer, smarter, and more secure than ever: Nest Secure, Hello, and Cam IQ Outdoor......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

Ya Doggie smart food scoop tracks when your dog eats

A startup based in Santa Cruz, California has launched a smart pet food scoop that keeps track when when your dog eats, automatically ordering more food when the existing bag is running low. The scoop is designed to make feeding a dog easier and more.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

The Moto X4 brings Android One to the US and a non-Google phone to Project Fi

Google finally brings a somewhat affordable phone back to Project Fi. Enlarge (credit: Motorola) Motorola’s Moto X4 is coming to Google’s Project Fi network, and it’s bringing Android One along with it. On Wednesday, Google announced tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

Temple for Burning Man 2017 highlighted the problem of America"s dying forests

The temple at this year's Burning Man festival was designed by artist Marisha Farnsworth, and built from 100 dead trees to emphasise "dramatic changes occurring in our forests". Read more The temple at this year's Burning Man festival was de.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News5 hr. 12 min. ago

Wireless PC Gaming at Lightspeed

Logitech G’s new gaming mice are designed for world-class wireless performance and speed. Partner Content by Logitech How can you expect to game with a mouse still tethered to dated technology? Going wireless can grant your mouse more freed.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News5 hr. 20 min. ago

New Mutants: 3 Movies the X-Men Spin-off Is Like

Fox studio boss likens The New Mutants to these three classic films and reveals it has a horror vibe. In a new interview, 20th Century Fox chairman and CEO Stacey Snider likened the studio's upcoming X-Men spin-off The New Mutants to a trio of.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News7 hr. 4 min. ago

This motor can be attached to any skateboard, turning it into an electric hybrid

A German startup, called Mellow Boards, designed an electric drive that can fit any skateboard, turning it into an electric hybrid. Just replace your board's rear track with "Mellow Drive" and use the remote control to switch between riding modes. Re.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 4 min. ago

Lee Broom creates mirror illusion in London showroom

British designer Lee Broom has transformed his east London showroom into a dark and moody living room, which is seemingly reflected in a giant mirror. Read more British designer Lee Broom has transformed his east London showroom into a dark.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News7 hr. 20 min. ago

Vampyr release date delayed to "Spring 2018"

Vampyr release date delayed, and read on why according to Dontnod Entertainment's CEO......»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated News7 hr. 40 min. ago

Nest takes on home defense with its Secure alarm system

Nest wants to manage every aspect of your home's security -- not just its thermostats and cameras. The company has announced a slew of products designed to keep an eye on your home while you're away, under the Nest Secure banner. T.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News8 hr. 12 min. ago