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This robot maintains tender, unnerving eye contact

Humans already find it unnerving enough when extremely alien-looking robots are kicked and interfered with, so one can only imagine how much worse it will…

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Card payment problems at Marks & Spencer

Image copyright Getty Images Marks & Spencer is having a problem accepting card payments in around a quarter of its stores. Some stores are currently…

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Finding the Goldilocks zone for applied AI

Ivy Nguyen Contributor More posts by this contributor GDPR panic may spur data and AI innovation Data is not the new oil While Elon Musk…

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Revcontent is trying to get rid of misinformation with help from Poynter Institute

CEO John Lemp recently said that thanks to a new policy, publishers in Revcontent‘s content recommendation network “won’t ever make a cent” on false and misleading…

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“Unhackable” BitFi crypto wallet has been hacked

The BitFi crypto wallet was supposed to be unhackable and none other than famous weirdo John McAfee claimed that the device – essentially an Android-based…

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Bird and Lime are protesting Santa Monica’s electric scooter recommendations

Lime and Bird are protesting recommendations in Santa Monica, Calif. that would prevent the electric scooter companies from operating in the Southern California city. We…

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What sanctions on Turkey say about Trump's brand of diplomacy

President Trump has proven to be a fan of economic sanctions and penalties. They’re useful as a tool to try to modify the behavior of…

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Smart speaker sales on pace to increase 50 percent by 2019

It seems Amazon didn’t know what it had on its hands when it released the first Echo in late-2014. The AI-powered speaker formed the foundation…

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80 Cars Torched in Sweden Monday Night – Was it Antifa? 

Black clad youths in masks were responsible for burning 80 cars in several Swedish cities Monday night. As many as 60 youths went on a…

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An alignment for peace in Afghanistan

Over the past year, the long war in Afghanistan has seen no strategic breakthroughs. And in fact, a major battle is now being waged in…

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