Enlarge / A selection of some of Arcade1Up’s early 3/4 scale home arcade machines. (credit: Arcade1Up) Back in June 2017, Tastemakers CEO Scott Bachrach was at a meeting discussing a hole in the ever-expanding market for retro games. Specifically, there was no cheap and easy middle ground for a generation of classic arcade fans who […]
Smartwatches outsold traditional watches in the fourth quarter of 2018. The category saw a 51 percent increase in dollar sales for last year, along with a 61 percent increase in unit sales, according to recent data from NPD Group. One in four Americans aged 18 to 34 now own a smartwatch, and that is likely […]
Police will be sending in first-person footage of firearms training to help Facebook detect videos posted by shooters.
Boston Dynamics is about to launch its first ever commercial product — a quadrupedal robot named Spot. The Verge reports: Spot is currently being tested in a number of “proof-of-concept” environments, Boston Dynamics’ CEO Marc Raibert told The Verge, including package delivery and surveying work. And although there’s no firm launch date for the commercial […]
The largest asteroid to come near our cosmic neighborhood this year comes closest Saturday, and it has a traveling companion.
Researchers at Ohio State University, the security company FireEye, and research firm Leidos last week published a paper [PDF] describing a new system that reads millions of tweets for mentions of software security vulnerabilities, and then, using their machine-learning-trained algorithm, assessed how much of a threat they represent based on how they’re described. From a […]
Grab your pager and get ready to head back to the 1990s for a solo film about a Marvel heroine who just might save the universe. Here’s what we know.
If you’ve ever harbored doubts about the hygiene of the cooks flipping your burger and frying your fries, you’re definitely not the only one. From a report: Thepaper.cn reports that local authorities in eastern China have tapped artificial intelligence (AI) to clamp down on unsanitary cooks in kitchens — and to reward those who adhere […]