Elementary Robotics raises cash to expand in Los Angeles’ growing robotics hub
Elementary Robotics has raised $3.6 million in seed funding to begin building a manufacturing facility and expand its presence in Los Angeles as the city continues to grow as a hub for robotics and automation. Earlier this year, Embodied announced a $22 m
The most common forms of censorship the public doesn’t know about
Justin Kosslyn Contributor Justin Kosslyn is the chief product manager at Jigsaw, a unit within Alphabet that uses technology to address global security issues. Amid all the discussion today about online threats, from censorship to surveillance to cyberwar, w
UK’s DCMS calls in Facebook again over user data access, asks competition authorities to investigate
The latest revelations about Facebook’s handling of user data — an investigation by the New York Timesfound that Facebook had been providing special data access to large companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Spotify and others — has landed the
Leclerc won't be as «accommodating» as Raikkonen - Brawn
Leclerc, F1's star rookie of 2018, will replace Raikkonen alongside Sebastian Vettel next season and has been tipped to fight for the title in his first year with the famous Italian team.Brawn, who was a vital part of Ferrari's success with Michael Schumache
A grand prix in the English city has been little more than a pipe dream for several years but it is an option F1 owner Liberty Media has continued to explore.The future of the British Grand Prix is under threat because current host Silverstone has activated
Marquez racked up his fifth MotoGP title this year with three rounds to spare, as well as sealing the 'triple crown' of riders', constructors' and teams' prizes for Honda and its works Repsol team.The Spaniard is contracted to the Asakadai-based firm until th
Italian money to back Russia's liquefied natural gas project in Arctic
Russia's energy giant Novatek and Italian SACE Export Credit Agency have sealed an agreement on strategic cooperation in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, including Arctic LNG 2, the Russian company said on Wednesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
All indications are that Michael Flynn covered up something VERY BIG
A series of events punctuated most recently by a sentencing hearing gone awry suggest that whatever former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn was covering up when he lied about his Russia contacts, it was a whopper.
During Tuesday's sentencing
Change of Command Ceremony: Expedition 57 CDR Alexander Gerst handed off station command to Expedition 58 CDR Oleg Kononenko this afternoon. The Expedition 57 Crew (Alexander Gerst, Sergey Prokopev, Serena Auñón-Chancellor) are scheduled to undock from IS
Half a Century in the Making: Tree ‘Crop Circles’ Emerge in Japan
Two peculiar ‘crop circles’ have recently been spotted in Japan’s Miyazaki Prefecture. Viewable only from above, they were formed by sugi (Japanese cedar) trees.
Conspiracy theorists will be disappointed to learn that there is a very practical explana
Let’s try it again ... It’s rocket Wednesday! Because yesterday was scrubday.
Tuesday was shaping up to be a spectacular day for space, with four major launches on the pad. But then Blue Origin reported some issues with their ground infrastructure and called off their efforts for the morning. Minutes later, SpaceX had a warning on fue
Trump signed letter of intent on Moscow Project in the middle of his campaign
On Tuesday, Rudy Giuliani fell back on Donald Trump’s last line of legal defense. As CNN reported, when Donald Trump’s attorney was confronted by the point that Trump had repeatedly lied to the press and the public about his knowledge of issues around th
Madras HC stays I-T demand notices on Aircel, Dishnet Wireless
Hearing petitions from the two Chennai-based group companies, Justice T Raja directed the I-T department to keep in abeyance the March 31 proceedings consequent to the demand notices issued on March 2 till the disposal of their applications for bankruptcy pen
Focussed on bringing next 200 mn Indians into e-commerce fold: Flipkart CEO
Speaking to PTI, Krishnamurthy said Flipkart will continue to invest in innovation for consumers and sellers in the coming year as it focusses on «impactful, inclusive growth» to get the next set of 200 million Indians shopping online.
By the time you hear about a research project online or in the news it’s probably already gone through countless iterations and changes. Until Morressier, however, that early stage research was done separately by researchers who barely interacted with e
Kahoot, a ‘Netflix for education’, launches an accelerator to tap gaming and education startups
On the back of Disney increasing its shareholding in Oslo-based Kahoot to four percent last week, Kahoot today announced a new initiative that helps to position the popular startup — which already has 60 million games and has seen over 1 billion player
Exposure to cannabis alters the genetic profile of sperm
New research suggests men in their child-bearing years should consider how THC could impact their sperm and possibly the children they conceive during periods when they've been using the drug. Much like previous research that has shown tobacco smoke, pesticid
Disordered crystals are promising for future battery technology
Tiny, disordered particles of magnesium chromium oxide may hold the key to new magnesium battery energy storage technology, which could possess increased capacity compared to conventional lithium-ion batteries, find researchers.
Stick insects: Egg-laying techniques reveal new evolutionary map
Scientists have created the best map of stick-insect evolution to date by combining DNA analysis and knowledge of their varied egg-laying techniques. The first stick insects flicked or dropped their eggs while hiding in the foliage, but they have evolved new
Morning Digest: First poll of Kentucky governor's race offers icky numbers for Republican Matt Bevin
The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar.
India's drug regulators to test J&J's baby powder after claims it contains cancer-causing asbestos
Drug authorities in India have reportedly visited Johnson & Johnson factories in the country to take samples of its baby powder for testing. The firm has been accused of having asbestos in its talc products that may cause cancer. Read Full Article at RT.com
Baby Receives World’s First Drone-Delivered Vaccine
One-month-old Joy Nowai on Tuesday became the world’s first child to be given a vaccine delivered by drone to the remote South Pacific island of Vanuatu. An unmanned aerial vehicle navigated nearly 25 […]
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Auction Preview: African Spirit at Artcurial, Paris, Dec 30
What: African SpiritWhere: Artcurial, 7, Rond-Point des Champs-Elysees 75008, Paris, FranceWhen: December 30, 06.00 PMPublic Viewing: December 27, 11 am-7pm; December 28, 11 am-4pm; December 29, 11 am-7pm; December 30, 11 am-2 pmTop lots of the sale:- Ousman