Many companies are unwilling to talk about their use of robots. Here's why.
New technologies are helping physical stores catch up with ecommerce.
Assistive technologies help open new frontiers for those with vision impairments.
An ingenious use of technology sees an attempt to reduce the potential confrontation between drivers and officers who stop their cars.
We're in the middle of a full-fledged international recycling crisis. The only hope may be to deal with the mess ourselves.
Like Terminator for weeds, precision ag combines computer vision, robots, and AI to get crops right.
More propellers? Parachutes? The answer to safer drones for commercial uses could be in the code.
Knightscope security robots can now detect faces. Whose faces?
Fate and an emerging social mission have made Lora DiCarlo a standards-bearer in gender-inclusive, sex-positive technology.
Robots can go where people can't. Getting them there is the big challenge.
Expected benefits include increased productivity, better product quality, and improved customer service, according to new report
Led by Temasek Foundation and Trailblazer Foundation, the initiative will evaluate the use and scalability of exoskeletons in rehabilitation care across various healthcare institutions including a local hospital, nursing home, and stroke support group.
With embedded tendons, these stuffed toys out of CMU are pointing the way to new soft robots.
For those tough to reach areas, this inspection robot goes where others can't.
After raising more than $200M, Anki, the delightful dozer-bot, is no more.
Following in the steps of Apple and Samsung, OnePlus has not one but three flagship models this year. Here's how they compare.
Google I/O is Google's annual developer conference. Here's everything that happened at this year's show.
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A top CIO shares crucial points of advice on how to thrive as a technology-focused business leader.
Looking to buy a premium vape? Want to find more information about a particular strain? Interested in automating your grow operation? You've come to the right place. We've rounded up the best of the best -- devices that help you consume marijuana and even systems that help you grow it. There's something here for everyone, from weed enthusiasts to dispensary shop owners.
All it takes is a single click to carry out a whole raft of basic maintenance tasks on your Mac with the new and updated CleanMyMac X. Updated to include a handy new feature called Space Lens.
From Ansible to Vagrant, we take a look at 23 coding and DevOps tools with curious origin stories and strange-sounding names. Want to know the etymology of your favorite software? Browse this.
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The tech history books are littered with the corpses of products that died on the vine. But there's a special sort of gadget or technology that on the face of it looks like it has what it takes to take the world by storm, only to fall flat on its face.
If you have a 3D printer and some green filament, now is the time to get printing. Here is a series of great (and wacky) 3D prints you can download and produce. Just follow the rainbow.
Looking to ditch your cable package? Here are the absolute best alternatives -- whether you want to watch specific shows and movies on demand, stream live TV, or get access to archived libraries from specific networks.
Many tech products are introduced with great fanfare and excitement. Customers flock to buy them, even sometimes standing in line for hours. But some products, and in particular, features, just don't inspire the same kind of buzz. In this gallery, we'll look at a bunch of features that inspired more "why" than "wow," but proved to be beloved by ZDNet's contributors and editors.
Between all the 5G devices and foldable phones, it might seem like nearly everything announced at MWC 2019 is too futuristic to purchase soon. In reality, many of these new gadgets are already available to pre-order or will launch later this year. Here's the best tech we've spotted on the show floor that's releasing in 2019.
Samsung gave its foldable phone an official name and revealed when you can buy it. (Warning: It isn't cheap.)
Here is Samsung's latest flagship range, in all its glory.
After raising more than $200M, Anki, the delightful dozer-bot, is no more. Jibo and Mayfield Robotics, maker of Kuri, have closed too. Read more: https://zd.net/2VHHYri
FLIR identified drones as a platform pairing for its sensing technology. Now it's going shopping. Read more: https://zd.net/2Dg0a0w
If you build an OS, the robots will come. That's the pattern driving an explosion of diversity in the automation sector.
Markforged $82 million raise should be a starting gun for mass production additive manufacturing, which will drive the next industrial revolution. Read more: https://zd.net/2FDGIey
Public-facing corporations that want to appear innovative are turning to gimmicky robot assistants.
Has humanity taken the abdication of all its natural functions a little too far? Read more: https://zd.net/2EB40BA
The Lenovo M57 eco is a small form-factor desktop that is promoted by the company as energy efficient. We found it to be a capable and powerful office performer for its size, but with limited upgrade options.
Western digital has released a range of hard drives purporting to save up to 40 percent in power consumption over comparable drives. We found the drives not only lived up to promised efficiency, but also were competitively priced.
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 is the best tool available for dictating text and commanding a Web browser by voice, despite the gradual adjustments needed to conform to your personal manner of speaking.