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Fire Barry: Talespin creates unusual VR app

Fire Barry: Talespin creates unusual VR app

Barry is a digital character that needs to be ‘fired’ by the player. The app is meant to develop the user’s communication skills and teach them to get out of tricky situations. 
The U.S. military is building a drone army

The U.S. military is building a drone army

The United States witnessed the second of the six exercise stages of the OFFSET programme. It was intended to practice the tactics of simultaneous use of large numbers of drones to support ground forces.
Police robots will protect China from criminals

Police robots will protect China from criminals

There’s a new addition to the police force in Handan, China: three police robots have joined the service. The robots were developed specifically for law enforcement agencies.

Do not charge your phone in the mall

How companies collect your data while you charge your phone

Protests in Hong Kong: dating sites and augmented reality games

Hong Kong has been hit by a wave of protests. Government control over the Internet and messengers has inspired the opposition to come up with creative and unexpected cooperation methods.

Cubic Motion to Create Virtual Copies of People

The level of facial expressions and bodily movements digitalization has reached such a high level that it does not need any subsequent manual adjustment.

This technology will forever change the movie industry

Epic Games and Unreal Engine recently presented a new development that will fundamentally transform the approach to filming.

Look for your own secret documents on Google

How to hide important information from an all-seeing search engine

US Scientists Developing a New Type of Non-lethal Weapons

Pentagon has been reported to be working on a new generation of lasers. The devices can be used to transmit voice messages or even deafen a potential enemy.

Combine Harvesters to Join Unmanned Vehicles

Russian Rusagro holding company and Cognitive Technologies have introduced Agrodroid, a full-fledged system for autonomous control of agricultural machinery.

Cyber security experts warn of a new virus spreading via SMS

According to ESET, the malware is relatively harmless as it was created by inexperienced hackers. 

World’s first robot race held in Spain

The event took place at the Monteblanco Hippodrome. In this competition, regular drivers were replaced by racing cars with autonomous control systems.

A New Renewable Energy Source Found at Stanford

According to scientists, areas where ocean and fresh waters mingle can produce a huge amount of energy for mankind. It can be used for the operation of wastewater purification systems.

Swiss Scientists Present a “Smart Glove”

The stretchable electronic glove performs superbly in gesture recognition, operates even in complete darkness and is cheap to manufacture.

Scientists Create Clean Diesel Fuel

Electric cars are called the future of the automotive industry as they can save our planet’s environment. However, a team of Belgian and Dutch scientists have challenged this statement by creating clean diesel fuel.