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Video Friday: Teleport Yourself Into This Robot Using VR

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months;.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJan 15th, 2021

Sidewalk Robots Get Legal Rights As "Pedestrians"

States like Pennsylvania, Virginia, Idaho, Florida and Wisconsin have granted sidewalk robots legal rights as "pedestrians." Axios reports: In Pennsylvania, robot "pedestrians" can weigh up to 550 pounds and drive up to 12 mph. "Opposition has largel.....»»

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

Twitter Is Testing An "Undo" Option After Sending Tweets

Twitter is working on a feature that could offer users a short window of time to rethink posting a tweet even after they hit send. CNN reports: The company confirmed to CNN Business on Friday it is testing an undo option that would potentially let us.....»»

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

CDC Study Says On-Premises Dining Linked To COVID-19 Spread

Thelasko shares a new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NPR reports on the key findings: As several states face criticism for lifting coronavirus-related public health restrictions, a study published Friday confirms t.....»»

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

Virgin Galactic stock tanks as chairman cashes out $200 million personal stake

Shares of Virgin Galactic, the suborbital space tourism venture founded by British billionaire Richard Branson, plummeted Friday after the company's chairman dumped his personal stake in the company......»»

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

Why popular YouTubers are building their own sites

Some big YouTube names are building their own video sites on the side - just in case......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News4 hr. 28 min. ago

Google Search algorithm watching; Friday’s daily brief

Make sure not to miss the new more visual changes in Microsoft Bing Search, the new Google My Business reports and the Google Ads mobile app notifications. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

A first look at Coursera’s S-1 filing

After TechCrunch broke the news yesterday that Coursera was planning to file its S-1 today, the edtech company officially dropped the document Friday evening. Coursera was last valued at $2.4 billion by the private markets, when it most recently rais.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

Video Friday: Nanotube-Powered Insect Robots

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months;.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News6 hr. 28 min. ago

John McAfee faces fraud and money laundering charges in crypto "pump-and-dump" scheme

The US District Court case, unsealed on Friday, charges John David McAfee and Jimmy Gale Watson Jr with racketeering-related crimes. If convicted on all counts, the two could face up to 100 years in prison......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

The (robotic) doctor will see you now

A large majority of patients interacting with a health care provider via a video screen mounted on a robot said it was similar to an in-person interaction with a health care worker......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 28 min. ago

How to beat Paper Mario really fast by… playing Ocarina of Time?

Hackers use cartridge-swapping method to move memory from one game to another. Probably the only Paper Mario speedrun you've ever seen that includes extensive Ocarina of Time gameplay. The idea of using video games as a way to achieve som.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 57 min. ago

Spacewalking astronauts tackle more solar panel advance work

For the second time this week, a pair of astronauts floated outside Friday to get the International Space Station ready for new solar panels......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 56 min. ago

Best cheap video game deals for March 2021

If you're looking for video game deals for the PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch, here are some of the best cheap video games across various retailers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 57 min. ago

A Leading Critic of Big Tech Joins the White House

President Biden on Friday named Tim Wu, a Columbia University law professor, to the National Economic Council on Friday as a special assistant to the president for technology and competition policy, putting one of the most outspoken critics of Big Te.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

MicroStrategy Buys Another 205 Bitcoins, Now Owns 91,064 Bitcoins

Business intelligence firm MicroStrategy disclosed on Friday that it just spent $10 million in cash to buy 205 bitcoins. From a report: The enterprise software and bitcoin holder said it paid an average price of $48,888 for each bitcoin, including fe.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

Will moving, ‘spatial video’ start to eat into square-box Zoom calls? SpatialChat thinks so

Will moving, ‘spatial video’ start to eat into square-box Zoom calls? SpatialChat thinks so.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 56 min. ago

NASA spacewalk is happening right now. Here’s how to watch

Two astronauts on board the International Space Station are set to embark on a spacewalk on Friday, March 5. Here's how you can watch it live online......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 29 min. ago

Little damage from huge Pacific quake; tsunami threat passes

One of the strongest earthquakes to hit the South Pacific in modern history triggered tsunami warnings across the ocean and forced thousands of people in New Zealand to evacuate coastal areas Friday. Small tsunami waves were seen, but little damage w.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 56 min. ago

A new asynchronous video startup, Weet, is helping employees communicate on their own schedule

For founder Najette Fellache, coming to the Bay Area a few years ago from Nantes, France was a way to grow a company she’d founded and which was already beginning to count major U.S. corporations like GE, Tesla, Amazon, and Medtronics as custom.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Honda Launches World"s First Level 3 Self-Driving Car

Honda Motor will on Friday launch a new car equipped with the world's first certified level 3 autonomous driving technology. Nikkei Asia reports: Industry experts are cautiously watching to see if the Legend, a luxury sedan that operates without driv.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021