On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo lunar landing, a telling survey shows us how people feel about space travel then, now, and in the future.
Everyone knows robot ants can't move a rubber tree plant. Oh shoot, they can!
Of course you need a robot to monitor the aisles of your grocery store. And of course people will either stare or resent its very presence.
The closer the distribution center, the faster the delivery. Why not look underfoot?
Robotic process automation delivers huge savings.
Safety is a massive unaddressed issue in the rapidly evolving automation sector.
A platform approach to car design could encourage faster development of clean car technologies.
Recent regulatory changes have opened up crowd equity opportunities for technology startups.
It is also a springboard for university students to enter the tech workforce.
If drone delivery is going to take off, safety is key. Some validation procedures are already in place.
An underwater autonomous vehicle is being tested deep in a Norwegian fjord before moving to offshore oil fields.
From micro-factories to urban farming, these 56 firms are worth watching.
Opinion: Technology is an attractive answer, but it's no panacea for economic and geopolitical problems at the border.
Forget line-of-sight; new sensing strategies enables researchers to see the sides of objects.
MIT claims a win with probabilistic-programming system Gen in democratizing AI and spreading innovation for all.
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.
It's no fun when lovers play mind games, but there's no shortage of ways to celebrate one's love of old video games, not to mention other tech products carrying brands that once flamed out
With Valentine's Day around the corner, ZDNet's contributors and editors were reminded of all the technology they were infatuated with, either in their past or present, as well as anything that might've left them bitter and broken-hearted.
If your partner or friend is tech-obsessed, we've rounded some cool items we think they'll love this Valentine's Day.
Crowdfunding offers products such as smartwatches, smartphone accessories, and smart printers. Backing them, however, may not always be a smart move. Whether it be to malice, or incompetence on the part of creators, gadget lust is simply sometimes unrequited.
The 20th century Earthlings who first tuned into the "Star Trek" television series in 1966 would certainly be amazed at how much science fiction is now science fact.
Lots of new accessories being unveiled by Anker, including chargers, in-car chargers, power banks, speakers, and much more.
Here are some of the more unusual, novel, and sometimes bizarre products being showcased at CES 2019.
Facts and figures from the past month in technology news.
Get a first-hand look at how technology is transforming the way food is being produced for a rapidly growing population.
CBInsights just released its predictions for the year ahead in advanced manufacturing. These are the technology trends that stand out.
The monochrome, sunlight-readable displays remain largely synonymous with e-readers, but they're moving into other devices large and small.
Photos: Amazon needs to test its video service across lots and lots (and lots) of TVs. Here's an inside look.
Using data to tell the story of the last month in technology news.
By creating a rich spatial understanding of your home, iRobot's robot vacuums can help bring about the promise of a truly smart home, iRobot CTO Chris Jones explains.
iRobot launched the Roomba S9 and Braava Jet M6 with plans for a lawnmower on deck. It took a lot of IoT, data science, product design and cloud to make it all happen. Read more: https://zd.net/2K2L8iU
Like Terminator for weeds, precision agriculture combines computer vision, robots, and AI to get crops right.
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.
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.
At AU$999, the DreamBook Light 350S is one of the cheapest notebooks money can buy. You get what you pay for, however.
Despite its extremely affordable price and logical design, the M50 fails to stand out in terms of performance, features or battery life.
Toshiba's Satellite Pro P100 is a competent multimedia workhorse that could easily replace most regular desktop PCs. It boasts powerful graphics and storage subsystems, while the Harmon/Kardon integrated speaker set beats most competing offerings hands-down.
Ultraportables don't get much lighter than Sony's 1.2kg TX17. Although diminutive in size, the 11-inch Vaio has a built-in DVD burner, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
O2's Xphone IIm should appeal to those who want a smarter than average phone, but against serious smartphone opposition it comes a very distinct second.
The Flybook glides into Australia boasting good looks and much hype as the '"smallest ultra portable tablet PC in the world". Read our Australian First Take.
The 3230 continues Nokia's run of style-plus-substance phones, offering a 1.2-megapixel camera, video editing and a positively lush-looking screen.
If you need a smart phone as a business tool, the h6365 is a solid choice. On the other hand, if you're seeking a stylish gadget, you'd do better to look elsewhere.
O2's latest smart phone, the Xphone II, sheds the bulk of its predecessor and gets decked out in a stylish case.
The slick P900 smart phone gets a QWERTY keyboard and a few noteworthy additions.
Heavyweights Motorola and Microsoft unite to produce the MPx200; a sleek, all-black clamshell smart phone. Read our Australian review.
If you're looking for style, the Satellite M30 series is worth a gander; otherwise, hold out for better thin-and-light notebooks.