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UK researchers are building robotic pants

Researchers have been working on developing robotic prosthetics and exoskeletons to help people with disabilities. Now, scientists at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom are working on creating robotic pants.

By Sharon Gaudin | 27 February, 2015 07:24

Tags: King, robotics

Google pushes Android devices into the enterprise

Google is working to push more Android-based devices into the enterprise.

By Sharon Gaudin | 26 February, 2015 08:10

Tags: BYOD, consumerization of IT, Google, IT management

Google designing new Mountain View headquarters

Google will submit plans this week to build a new headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

By Sharon Gaudin | 26 February, 2015 07:18

Tags: search, new york times, The New York Times, Google, computerworld, Olympics, internet, search engines

Google wants to manage your work email with Inbox

Google's Inbox by Gmail, launched fine months agowas designed to help users manage -- instead of be inundated by -- their email.

By Sharon Gaudin | 24 February, 2015 05:53

Tags: Google, internet

Google offers carousel of mobile search results

Users doing a Google search on their smartphones will now get a different view of their search results.

By Sharon Gaudin | 21 February, 2015 08:42

Tags: The Gabriel Consulting Group, NPR, Google, computerworld, mobile, mobile apps

NASA delays spacewalk for added suit check

NASA postponed a spacewalk on the International Space Station that had been slated for today because astronauts needed time to conduct further checks on the suits that will be used.

By Sharon Gaudin | 21 February, 2015 07:20

Tags: popular science, NASA, space technology

Zuckerberg talks connectivity, another billion users and working with Google

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he's OK with losing money on Internet.org, that the company could pick up another 1 billion users by 2020 and he would consider working with Google to extend Internet connectivity around the world.

By Sharon Gaudin | 20 February, 2015 08:18

Tags: Internet-based applications and services, Google, social media, internet, Bloomberg, Facebook

NASA preps space station to handle more space taxis

On Friday, two astronauts will begin the first of a series of spacewalks designed to ready the International Space Station to handle a growing number of space taxis ferrying supplies and humans to the orbiter.

By Sharon Gaudin | 20 February, 2015 07:21

Tags: popular science, NASA, space technology, SpaceX, astro

Facebook virtual reality apps could be 'revolutionary'

If the reports that Facebook is developing virtual reality software are accurate, the technology could revolutionise the way people work and play online.

By Sharon Gaudin | 19 February, 2015 08:14

Tags: Internet-based applications and services, Oculus VR, social media, internet, Facebook

Sony, Microsoft may face same Google Glass challenges

While Google has put the prototypes of its Glass wearable back under wraps, the market is getting a bit more crowded.

By Sharon Gaudin | 19 February, 2015 03:00

Tags: consumer electronics, Google, sony, Wearables

How to prepare for your digital afterlife

You post about your kids and pets. You tweet about your travels and work. You upload videos of your dog playing in the latest snowpocalypse.

By Sharon Gaudin | 14 February, 2015 06:48

Tags: Internet-based applications and services, social media, internet, Facebook

Google sets date and registration for I/O conference

Google has set a date for its annual developers conference, Google I/O.

By Sharon Gaudin | 11 February, 2015 08:51

Tags: isco, App Development, Google, Google I/O, internet

AI is getting smarter

With two-legged humanoid robots climbing stairs and driving cars, Internet of Things technology starting to control our houses and speech recognition software answering questions on mobile phones, artificial intelligence may be on the cusp of making huge advances that will change the way we work and live.

By Sharon Gaudin | 05 February, 2015 22:06

Tags: Google, robotics

Ford drives scheduling with artificial intelligence

At Ford Motor Co., managers were struggling to work out a schedule for the growing number of people in a three-year program for new hires fresh out of college.

By Sharon Gaudin | 04 February, 2015 22:08

Tags: popular science, Ford Motor Co., emerging technology

Amazon hits 5-year high in Cloud market

Despite Microsoft's strong growth in the Cloud market, Amazon reached a five-year high in its share of the cloud infrastructure service market.

By Sharon Gaudin | 03 February, 2015 08:13

Tags: Amazon Web Services, Synergy, Google, IBM, Microsoft, cloud computing, internet

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