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Creepy spider robot turns into a wheel and chases you     – CNET
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Commentary: The Festo Bionic WheelBot, set to crawl into the Hannover Messe industrial-technology fair, is quite an invention, but not one for faint hearts.

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The Information Age: A day out for grown-up children?
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Will the Science Museum’s new gallery keep the kids quiet this Xmas? Exhibition Review  The Science Museum’s new Information Age gallery opened in October to great fanfare. Most of that fanfare, however, was concerned with an elderly lady having sent a tweet, rather than the substance of the exhibition itself.…

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Back on track! #VMworld, #TFDx and #TECHunplugged
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Let us tell you about all the interaction with influencers and vendors Comment  Here we go again! Summer holidays are over (for me, at least) and I’m gearing up for a very hot September! There are a lot of interesting things usually happening in this month, and this is the time when everyone starts to […]

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Future potential of brain chip is limitless after man controls robot arm with …
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They used the gadget to second electrical signals through the animals as well as to deliver chemicals for nerve impulse transmission. In six weeks, the mice could not only walk but run and climb stairs again. Scientific American … In Ohio last year …

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The next 3 'Walking Dead' episodes will be 'quantum intense'     – CNET
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Grab your barbed-wire baseball bats and hold on to your brains: The zombie show is about to step on the gas, showrunner says.

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Facebook reunites 'Burger King Baby' with mother after 27 years
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A massive crowdsourcing campaign on the social network leads Katheryn Deprill to her biological mother who abandoned her as an hours-old infant in a fast-food restaurant.     

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Rumor has it Adele's new album won't hit Apple Music or Spotify
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Adele's latest album, 25, is due to release on Friday — but it's going to skip streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify, The New York Times reports. Adele's previous records, 21 and 19, remain available to stream, as do the new singles from…

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Facebook, NY DA Lock Horns Over User Data Warrants
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Facebook, not known for respecting users’ privacy, is battling a New York County district attorney’s demand for all information pertaining to the accounts of several hundred of its subscribers. DA Cyrus Vance’s office issued 381 secret warrants for the information in July of 2013 in a hunt for retired police officers and firefighters wrongfully claiming […]

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Waze’s crazy routing over a 32% grade road is driving residents nuts
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Enlarge / The view of Baxter Street as seen from N. Alvarado Street, in Los Angeles. (credit: Google Maps) It’s a common story: small towns and residents living on once-quiet streets are sometimes annoyed by the influx of traffic that Waze, traffic wayfinding apps, and ride-hailing services have wrought. But residents along Baxter Street in Los […]

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