Google's New Robot Is Scarily Good At Everyday Tasks You Can't Do

Google's New Robot Is Scarily Good At Everyday Tasks You Can't Do

Nitya Rajan  11.04.2016
Google has unveiled a bipedal robot that is scarily adept at doing a number of tasks that we humans might find difficult. The machine was...
Samsung's 'Smart' Contact Lenses Could Give Us Superhuman Vision

Samsung's 'Smart' Contact Lenses Could Give Us Superhuman Vision

Nitya Rajan  6.04.2016
Samsung is planning to change how we all experience the world if their latest patent is anything to go by. The company has filed a patent...
Google Cardboard Plastic Is A Brilliant Take On Virtual Reality

Google Cardboard Plastic Is A Brilliant Take On Virtual Reality

Nitya Rajan  1.04.2016
Google has perfected its April Fool's Day offering with its latest "virtual reality headset," Google Cardboard Plastic.  In...
Gmail's April Fools' Prank Backfired So Badly It Cost One Guy A Job

Gmail's April Fools' Prank Backfired So Badly It Cost One Guy A Job

Thomas Tamblyn  1.04.2016
Google is known for taking April Fools' really really seriously. The 'Mic Drop' prank is one such example - a real feature which Google...
Artificial Intelligence - The Fourth Revolution?

Artificial Intelligence - The Fourth Revolution?

Max Sanderson  22.03.2016
Just over a week ago, Google Deepmind's AlphaGo machine crushed 18-time World Go Champion Lee Sedol 4-1 in a 5 game series, heralding an...
Can I Get Down Please, Google?

Can I Get Down Please, Google?

Katherine Lowe  21.03.2016
Sometimes I worry how this lifestyle of technology-enabled instant gratification will affect her and her brother in the long-term. Will...
Google Thinks Kevin Hart Is Bill Cosby. For real

Google Thinks Kevin Hart Is Bill Cosby. For real

Nitya Rajan  17.03.2016
  If you Google "Bill Cosby net worth" expect to be surprised.  The search engine is serving up Kevin Hart's face next to the...
This Is The Moment Google's Driverless Car Crashed Into A Bus

This Is The Moment Google's Driverless Car Crashed Into A Bus

Nitya Rajan  10.03.2016
  Footage of Google's self-driving car crashing into a bus in California has now been published online, sparking a...
Machine Has Overtaken Man And It's Just The Beginning

Machine Has Overtaken Man And It's Just The Beginning

Nitya Rajan  9.03.2016
The case for artificial intelligence overtaking the human race took a historic turn last night as Google's AI triumphed over a world champion...
Does The FBI Really Need Apple To Unlock An iPhone? 'Bullsh*t' Says Snowden

Does The FBI Really Need Apple To Unlock An iPhone? 'Bullsh*t' Says Snowden

Thomas Tamblyn  9.03.2016
Edward Snowden is not a man who beats around the bush, which is why it was all the more striking when at a conference yesterday he called...
The Google Tax is Not for Google, says Google

The Google Tax is Not for Google, says Google

Andrea Giuricin  8.03.2016
In the latest example of the impunity Google acts with in its dealings with governments, it has declared that the UK's recently created...
Corbyn Exploits Google Tax Row Ahead Of May Elections

Corbyn Exploits Google Tax Row Ahead Of May Elections

Paul Waugh  5.03.2016
Labour has made the Google tax row a centrepiece of its local elections campaign as Jeremy Corbyn declared his party would take on Tory...
This Is How You Get Google Maps To Let You Take Toilet Breaks

This Is How You Get Google Maps To Let You Take Toilet Breaks

Nitya Rajan  1.03.2016
Google Maps has finally added its 'Pit Stop' feature to iOS, allowing iPhone users to take a toilet breaks without ever leaving the navigation...
Watching Google's Robot Dog Play With A Real Dog Is Like Staring Into The Future

Watching Google's Robot Dog Play With A Real Dog Is Like Staring Into The Future

Thomas Tamblyn  1.03.2016
When we envisioned the start of the robot apocalypse, we'll be honest this wasn't exactly what jumped into our heads. This is a glorious...