Stretchable health sensor could improve monitoring of chronic conditions
45 minutes ago
A new type of flexible, wearable sensor could help people with chronic conditions like diabetes avoid the discomfort of regular pin-prick blood tests by monitoring the chemical composition of their sweat instead.
Google Assistant adds more languages in global push
48 minutes ago
Google said Friday its digital assistant software would be available in more than 30 languages by the end of the years as it steps up its artificial intelligence efforts against Amazon and others.
Stores make push in scan and go tech, hope shoppers adopt it
56 minutes ago
Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping? Old school. More stores are letting customer tally their choices with a phone app or store device as they roam the aisles.
AlphaZero just wants to play
1 hour ago
Artificial intelligence is continually hyped up, but disappears from view again just as quickly. Roger Wattenhofer explains why that might soon change.
Beautiful buildings are more sustainable
2 hours ago
Why is it that some buildings stand for hundreds of years, while others are demolished after only being used for a short time?
Reducing failed deliveries, truck parking time could improve downtown Seattle congestion, new report finds
2 hours ago
In Amazon's hometown, people turn to their computers to order everything from groceries to last-minute birthday presents to the odd toothbrush or medication forgotten from the store.
Humanoid robot supports emergency response teams
3 hours ago
Researchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia tested a new version of the WALK-MAN humanoid robot for supporting emergency response teams in fires. The robot is able to locate the fire and walk toward it, and then activate ...
BMW plans electric Mini production in China
5 hours ago
German auto giant BMW said Friday it plans to build an electric version of its compact Mini in China, in a possible joint venture with local partner Great Wall.
Review: 'Dragon Quest Builders' a perfect fit on Nintendo Switch
8 hours ago
It's impossible for me to keep up with every game. Dozens of titles launch every month and some are bound to fall to the wayside. That's how "Dragon Quest Builders" fell off my radar in 2016.
Applebee's and IHOP's new recipe for success: technology, takeout and takeovers
8 hours ago
With free birthday breakfast meals and all-you-can-eat riblets, the IHOP and Applebee's restaurant chains became a traditional stop for millions of American families seeking a feast.