Computer Science

If Amazon is really working on a robot for the home, it's going to take on a challenge that caused at least 3 startups to fail

If Amazon is really working on a robot for the home, it's going to take on a challenge that caused at least 3 startups to fail

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon's next big push into the smart home technology space could be a personal robot, as reports from Bloomberg have indicated. Amazon's reported ambitions in the home robot...
Read more ...

'Where are they now?' Here's what happened to Apple's famous leadership team that launched the first iPhone in 2007

'Where are they now?' Here's what happened to Apple's famous leadership team that launched the first iPhone in 2007

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The above photo captures Apple's leadership team from 2007; it was shot right after the company unveiled its first iPhone. Just over 10 years later, everyone in this photo...
Read more ...

An Alien-Hunting Russian Tech Mogul May Help Solve a Space Mystery

1 day ago   |   Wired

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner has invested a fortune to help SETI find the source of cosmic flashes that emit the energy of 500 million suns.
Read more ...

Your Smart TV Is Getting Too Smart for Your Own Good

1 day ago   |   Fortune

To the delight of binge-watchers everywhere, it's no longer prohibitively expensive to purchase a giant television. And those devices are also getting smarter, with features...
Read more ...

Intensive Anti-H.I.V. Efforts Meet With Mixed Success in Africa

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Scientists tested a costly approach to curbing the AIDS epidemic: Test everyone in the community, and treat anyone who is infected.
Read more ...

‘Nova' gives ‘The Planets' star treatment

‘Nova' gives ‘The Planets' star treatment

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

How much do you really know about Mars? Or Neptune? Or Saturn? PBS' “Nova” arguably is the most appropriate television series to administer that quiz, and it does so with the...
Read more ...

Why the ‘skilled labor shortage' is all about timing

Why the ‘skilled labor shortage' is all about timing

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Dear John: The “skilled labor shortage” is BS. I just got a Master of Science degree in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence, and every job I apply for has...
Read more ...

'Our adrenaline was pumping': Apollo 11 recovery crew recalls playing a part in space history 50 years later

1 day ago   |   ABC

Navy Veteran Tom Trudell from San Jose was among thousands who came to the historic USS Hornet in Alameda for the Apollo anniversary. It's the same Navy ship which picked up...
Read more ...

Microsoft joins the XR Association, which promotes responsible AR/VR development

Microsoft joins the XR Association, which promotes responsible AR/VR development

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

The XR Association, or XRA, now counts Microsoft among its membership, joining founding members Google, Facebook, Sony, HTC Vive, and Samsung.
Read more ...

8 Podcasts for the Tech Curious

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Following the latest innovations in science and technology may seem daunting, but these podcasts can help.
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Parents of 18-month-old who fell to her death from cruise ship describe...

Parents of 18-month-old who fell to her death from cruise ship describe 'unfathomable' grief

"And I just kept saying, 'Take me to my baby. Where's my baby?' I didn't even notice a window. I ran over there, and I looked over, and it wasn't water down there, it was... Read more ...

Equifax to pay up to $700 million for exposing 150 million Americans'...

Equifax to pay up to $700 million for exposing 150 million Americans' personal data

The Federal Trade Commission announced Monday that Equifax will pay at least $300 million and as much as $425 million to compensate affected people with credit monitoring services. Read more ...

Watch the moment a great white shark jumped out of the water and shocked...

Watch the moment a great white shark jumped out of the water and shocked boaters off of Cape Cod

On Saturday, a man named Doug Nelson and his son joined a father-son fishing expedition near Cape Cod, Massachusetts. It took an unexpected turn. At one point, Nelson took out... Read more ...

New photos of Prince George released to mark his 6th birthday

New photos of Prince George released to mark his 6th birthday

George is currently third in line to the British throne, behind his father and grandfather, Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales. Read more ...

Tiny, glow-in-the-dark sharks have been discovered in the Gulf of Mexico

Tiny, glow-in-the-dark sharks have been discovered in the Gulf of Mexico

A new species of shark has been discovered in the Gulf of Mexico. It's called a pocket shark or Mollisquama mississippiensis (pronounced mah-lihs-KWAH-muh... Read more ...

Odell Beckham unloads fresh round of Giants hate for Dave Gettleman, Pat Shurmur

Odell Beckham unloads fresh round of Giants hate for Dave Gettleman, Pat Shurmur

Odell Beckham Jr. insists the Giants “could never get past my past'' and said his initial reaction when he heard he was traded to Cleveland was not disappointment. “I felt... Read more ...

‘Definitely not in any trouble': UFC champ Jon Jones fires back at strip...

‘Definitely not in any trouble': UFC champ Jon Jones fires back at strip club battery claims

UFC light heavyweight king Jon ‘Bones' Jones insists he is “definitely not in any trouble” despite reportedly being charged with battery over allegations he put a strip club... Read more ...

Tory MP charged with sexual assault against two women

Tory MP charged with sexual assault against two women

A Conservative MP who had been suspended from the party and then reinstated shortly before a confidence vote in PM Theresa May, has been charged with three counts of sexual... Read more ...

Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach settlement

Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach settlement

Read more ...

New 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' trailer shows Tom Hanks as Fred...

New 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' trailer shows Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers, singing

The legacy of Fred Rogers lives on in the second major film about the man's life in two years. Read more ...