The University of Michigan, well known for its efforts in self-driving car tech, has been working on an improved algorithm for predicting the movements of pedestrians that takes into account not just what they’re doing, but how they’re doing it. This body language could be critical to predicting what a person does next. Keeping an […]
A bit over a year after its release, Nest’s security alarm system is picking up a new trick: it can now double as a Google Assistant device. Nest announced the new functionality this afternoon, saying that it’s being “pushed out to all Nest Secure systems both new and old” today. This update effectively turns the […]
NASA YV/YouTube After the New Horizons mission zoomed by the then-unknown Ultima Thule object in the outer Solar System early on New Year’s Day, the spacecraft began returning data to Earth via a deep-space network. Although only about 1 percent of that data is now on the ground, scientists were able to share some top-line […]
Satisfy your latte and drip coffee cravings with Ninja’s combo coffee maker.
Forbes magazine tested four of the most popular handsets running Google’s operating systems and Apple’s iPhone to see how easy it’d be to break into them with a 3D-printed head. All of the Android handsets opened with the fake. Apple’s phone, however, was impenetrable. From the report: For our tests, we used my own real-life […]
In this edition of Show Us Yours, we get a look at a crazy audio setup from a sound-obsessed audiophile who makes his own high-resolution recordings.
Cashier-less checkouts are supposed to be all about convenience, so it's only right that a convenience store gets in on the action. 7-Eleven is launching a new pilot program called Scan and Pay that lets you scan your purchases and checkout with your…
Whether they take the form of scooters or bikes, pedestrian mobility programs have sprung up quickly around the globe, occasionally angering people and governments in cities that hadn't asked for a rack of vehicles in the middle of their sidewalk. Ne…
The FirstBuild Forge clear ice maker is even more impressive in person.