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Samsung Bot Public 2021-05-05 13:00:00The Samsung Bot Public has different domains that are configured according to the task at hand– while one domain features a three-tier shelving

ÖLOBOX 2021-05-04 13:00:00ÖLOBOX aims to encourage a new culture of healthy snacking and an attentive attitude that takes into account how we interact with the packaging,

SOC Lunch Box 2021-05-03 13:00:00SOC Lunch Box is a three-tier lunch container packaged inside a magnetic carrying case that doubles as a tablecloth.

Inflatable Rooftop Tent 2021-04-30 13:00:00The GT Pickup from GentleTent is a fully-inflatable lightweight rooftop tent designed specifically for double-cab trucks. From its rack on the roof, t

The Pocket Mini Blanket 2021-04-29 13:00:00The Pocket Mini Blanket will literally save your butt. It provides a clean, dry seat for two. Great for walks, hiking, parks, or shared public seating

PooPail 2021-04-28 13:00:00As the world’s only 2-in-1 solution for cleaning up dog poop, the PooPail eliminates the part of pet ownership that really stinks. The 4-gallon

L’Oréal Water Saver 2021-04-27 13:00:00Besides laundry-washing and lawn-sprinkling, the daily washing of hair uses up a lot of water. L’Oréal's new Water Saver system is desig

Neozoon Lamp 2021-04-26 13:00:00Created by Munich-based product designer Lukas Heintschel, the Neozoon consists of an aerospace-grade aluminum body that houses the electronics, a 3D-

A Space-Saving Sink 2021-04-23 13:00:00Vita Neo was designed and built to create space in the kitchen by merging the kitchen sink and dishwasher. The countertop sink features a stainless st

The Pocket Sized Barista 2021-04-22 13:00:00COFFEEJACK comes from the folks at Hribarcain, famed for their great work in the EDC department. Now, they’ve set out to shrink the coffee machi

The Paper Razor 2021-04-21 13:00:00The Paper Razor, as its name suggests, comes with an all-paper body and sports a metal blade-head on top. Designed to be flat-packed, the single-use r

Stoke Cooking Appliance 2021-04-20 13:00:00The appliance elevates from the usual dial stove cooking method, as it uses the charcoal modules for controlling the amount of heat that is transferre

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Researchers propose a new data-driven tool to better 2021-04-27 10:20:01Skoltech researchers used Google Trends' Big Data ensuing from human interactions with the Internet to develop a new methodology—a tool and a d

Future drones likely to resemble 300-million-year-old flying machine 2021-04-27 08:50:10University of South Australia researchers have drawn inspiration from a 300-million-year-old superior flying machine—the dragonfly—to show

Sandblaster helps detect fingerprints more effectively 2021-04-27 08:49:20"Dusting for fingerprints" is a term we may know well from crime shows, but if Bethany Krebs has her way, forensic teams would instead be "sandblas

Cuban engineers' dreams take flight with home-grown drones 2021-04-27 04:58:21Disguised as a sparrowhawk, and convincingly mimicking its predatory cry, a drone made of wood, scrap metal and plastic disperses birds at a Cuban air

New York startup aims to leave a mark 2021-04-27 04:10:26Neither a permanent mark nor a paper transfer: a New York start-up has created the first tattoos that fully disappear after a while, aiming to open th

Sony uses AI to customize the video game 2021-04-26 14:50:01A recently published patent has revealed that the entertainment company Sony has managed to program artificial intelligence to help users customize th

Talking Tech: Apple and Facebook dominate the week, 2021-04-26 11:09:38"If everything moves along and there are no major catastrophes we're basically headed towards holograms," filmmaker Martin Scorsese said in 2011 wh

Paris to Berlin in an hour by train? 2021-04-22 13:27:51The hyperloop is what you get when you take a magnetic levitation train and put it into an airless tube. The lack of resistance allows the train, in t

The first US population to experience drone delivery 2021-04-22 10:13:16The week of Thanksgiving last year, a postcard arrived in mailboxes in Christiansburg. A link to a survey was on the back. On the front, there was a p

Amazon begins rollout of pay-by-palm at Whole Foods 2021-04-21 12:25:31Amazon is rolling out pay-by-palm technology at some Whole Foods grocery stores near its headquarters to make paying quicker and more convenient.

Virtual humans are equal to real ones in 2021-04-16 10:49:13A virtual human can be as good as a flesh-and-blood one when it comes to helping people practice new leadership skills. That's the conclusion from ne

Combining news media and AI to rapidly identify 2021-04-16 08:51:40Artificial intelligence (AI) has sped up the process of detecting flooded buildings immediately after a large-scale flood, allowing emergency personne

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For smart cities to work, they need to New! 2021-05-12 08:39:48Award-winning computer scientist Dr Larissa Suzuki discusses what is needed to create successful, inclusive smart cities. The post For smart cities to

Second-hand clothing platform Vinted valued at €3.5bn New! 2021-05-12 07:24:03The Vilnius-based company’s €250m funding round from several big-name investors will finance its international push. The post Second-hand

The new iron-gallium alloy making a buzz in New! 2021-05-12 07:20:49Researchers led by the University of Michigan claim their new material could ‘slash the electricity requirements of the world’s computing

Entering the pharma industry as a new graduate New! 2021-05-12 07:00:29MSD’s Aoife Dillon shares her experience of getting a job in industry after graduating from analytical science at DCU. The post Entering the pha

EU court throws out Amazon’s €250m tax bill New! 2021-05-12 06:35:32The court found the European Commission didn’t provide the 'requisite legal standard' to prove Amazon received favour from tax authorities in

Instagram users can soon add pronouns to their New! 2021-05-12 06:12:21The social media app is in the process of rolling out a dedicated space for pronouns, which can be made public or only visible to friends. The post In

Palantir to accept bitcoin and consider crypto investments New! 2021-05-12 04:51:46Chief financial officer David Glazer said investments in cryptocurrency are ‘definitely on the table’ as the company announced its latest

New TikTok base may signal a turning point New! 2021-05-12 04:32:30The social media player has selected The Sorting Office in Dublin as a new location for its Irish operations. The post New TikTok base may signal a tu

Tigera bringing 35 jobs to Cork with new New! 2021-05-12 03:45:20The US company will be hiring developers and software engineers as it looks to expand further into the European market. The post Tigera bringing 35 jo

Atlantic Bridge launches €80m fund for university spin-outs New! 2021-05-12 03:26:19The new fund will support the scaling of research spin-outs into the next generation of international deep-tech companies. The post Atlantic Bridge la

‘My job is often to convince women they 2021-05-11 07:50:08Aga Wiszniewska, tech recruiter at Avanade, discusses hiring during the pandemic and why she wants women to feel more confident about applying for tec

UK to begin roll out of vaccine passport 2021-05-11 07:37:28Proponents of vaccine passports or certificates hope the tech will help re-open economies safely for those that are fully vaccinated. The post UK to

WIRED » Innovation Insights

How a Geeky Superhero Fan Revived a Failing 2021-05-11 09:00:00And how he used that great knowledge to help nudge Marvel back from bankruptcy.

Rumble Sends Viewers Tumbling Toward Misinformation 2021-05-11 09:00:00Research shows the emergent video platform can recommend conspiracy theories and other harmful content more often than not.

Awesome, Hypnotic Photos of Swirling, Crystal Chemistry 2021-05-11 09:00:00A new book goes micro to show the wonderful world of close-up chemical reactions.

Why Is It So Hard to Be Evil 2021-05-11 08:00:00Sometimes there are too many choices. Most of the time, “good versus evil” isn’t very clear-cut.

A Top New York Restaurant Is Going Vegan. 2021-05-11 08:00:00Michelin-starred Eleven Madison Park will only serve plant-based dishes—but here's how keeping a little bit of meat on the menu could set a bet

The Cicadas Are Coming. Let’s Eat Them! 2021-05-11 07:00:00Why not embrace Brood X as the free-range, sustainable source of protein that it truly is?

The Secret Origins of Amazon's Alexa 2021-05-11 07:00:00In 2011, Jeff Bezos dreamt up a talking device. But making the virtual assistant sound intelligent proved far more difficult than anyone could have im

This Is Your Brain Under Anesthesia 2021-05-11 07:00:00For the first time, researchers were able to observe, in extra-fine detail, how neurons behave as consciousness shuts down.

Get Your Hands on Some of Our Favorite 2021-05-11 07:00:00May is National Masturbation Month, and sales from two of our favorite brands will help you perfect your self-love.

How to Take a Slick, Professional Headshot With 2021-05-11 07:00:00Snapping that perfect self-portrait on your phone is a skill. Here’s how to do it, according to the experts.

DarkSide Hit Colonial Pipeline—and Created an Unholy Mess 2021-05-10 20:15:30As the White House gets involved in the response, the group behind the malware is scrambling.

US Teens Can Get Their Covid Shot. What’s 2021-05-10 18:16:29Kids as young as 12 are now authorized for Pfizer’s vaccine. That could make it easier for campuses to reopen this fall—but it introduces