Smarter, safer robots could expand automation to new areas of production work and help many manufacturers regain a competitive edge against those using low-cost labor.
Key moments in the rover's journey from NASA's JPL to the surface of the red planet.
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Edward Snowden appeared via secure video to motivate developers at SXSW.
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Device-makers align around a wireless charging technology that works through tables to charge multiple devices—and it’s expected in products later this year.
Chinese physicists say quantum key distribution is possible through clear ocean water at distances of up 125 metres and at data rates capable of sending a secure video feed.
At Mobile World Congress, a preview of a central way to manage washing machines, parking meters, and glucose sensors.