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Harvard's new robo-shorts prove that practical exoskeletons may be just around the corner.video

Harvard’s robotic shorts enhance movement and life

Ever wondered how to get dad to stop wearing those embarrassing cargo shorts? The solution is here. These robotic shorts from Harvard are both cool and boast several applications. Harvard’s Wyss...
Tesla's new solar panel subscription lets users rent energy for just $50 per month.video

Tesla is renting out solar panels for $50 a month

When most people think of Tesla, they forget that the electric car manufacturer also has a solar panel business. Unfortunately, after acquiring market-leader SolarCity in 2016, the endeavor has not been...

French solar road program is a massive flop three years later

While the future of energy will certainly be renewable, it appears that solar roads might not be the answer. A 2016 project that turned a kilometer-long stretch of a French road...
Tencent, Xiaomi block employee access to GitHub

23 Texas government agencies hit by coordinated ransomware attack

On Saturday, the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) revealed that hackers initiated a ransomware attack against 23 municipal computer systems. Investigators determined that “one single threat actor” launched the coordinated...
$600 million El Capitan supercomputer will help handle the United States' nuclear stockpile.video

$600 million supercomputer ‘El Capitan’ will soon control the US nuclear arsenal

At the turn of the century, Congress launched the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). The agency has the important task of handling the United States’ nuclear arsenal. Starting in 2023, Futurism...
Chinese hackers steal navy serets

Speakers could be used by hackers to cause permanent hearing damage

The most frightening cyberattacks are the ones that bridge the gap between the virtual world and the real one. Now, experts warn that hackers could turn the speakers in any internet-connected...
Google Assistant users will soon be able to share reminders with family and friends.video

Google Assistant users can now send reminders to other people

The ability to set reminders in an instant is arguably one of the most helpful features on today’s smartphones. Google Assistant allows users to do so simply and efficiently. Of course,...
A person poses while wearing smart caption glasses designed by Epson, at the National Theatre in London, Britain, October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Apple reportedly resumes development of smart glasses

In mid-July, reports emerged that Apple had finally mothballed its long-awaited augmented reality (AR) glasses project. The tech giant had been working on its version of Google Glass since 2015. However,...
Binance hack results in 42m loss of Bitcoin

Blackmailer tried to extort $3.4 million from Binance

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin were created as an alternative to traditional financial systems. However, hackers have stolen more than $1.5 billion from the leading digital coin exchanges in the last decade. As...
Here's a history of Easter eggs in tech that you won't want to, ahem, miss.video

From Tesla to Google, Easter eggs are everywhere if you know where to look...

In the tech world, a lot of things go out of style. Companies phase products out and make improvements to software and interfaces as the years roll on. However, one thing...

EU launches antitrust probe into Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency

On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that the European Union’s (EU) regulator is investigating whether or not Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra violates local antitrust laws. The European...

This new tool lets users see the external data Facebook collected...

It isn’t a surprise that Facebook has collected billions of dollars worth of data on its users. Sadly, this isn’t even news anymore. However,...

Apple Card now available to all US iPhone users

Apple’s long-awaited credit card is finally here. Technically, it was here at the beginning of the month for select users. Now, however, it is...

Facebook’s mysterious privacy cafés are something that no one asked for

The word privacy has been near-constantly linked to Facebook throughout the past several years. Unfortunately for the social media company and its users alike,...

Tesla owner embeds RFID Model 3 chip in her own arm

Unlike most cars on the market, Tesla doesn’t have a traditional key to unlock and start the car. Tesla gives owners a few different...