This AI model improves and colorizes old videos and the results are stunning

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Last week, my colleague Tristan wrote about an AI developer who used machine learning to upscale the...

AI will dominate the 2020s — governments must ensure it’s ethical

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Isaac Asimov, roboticist and science fiction writer, predicted in his novel I, Robot in 1950 that robots...

FIFA experiments with AI for more accurate offside calls

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FIFA, football’s governing body, is experimenting with artificial intelligence in hope of making bet...

’World’s strongest’ robotic hand can cut paper, hold eggs — and even play the piano

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Researchers have unveiled a robotic hand that can serve drinks, pick up eggs, cut paper with scissors...

This AI could reunite families after an earthquake

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A new AI prototype could transform how earthquake aftermaths are managed, by predicting the safest r...

UK to combat air pollution with AI-powered traffic lights

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The UK plans to tackle pollution with AI-powered traffic lights that delay the arrival of vehicles i...

AI predicts Oscar winners — but betting sites do it better

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You don’t normally need to be a fortune teller to predict the Oscar winners, but the Academy has spr...

This AI needs your help to identify child abusers by their hands

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Scientists are developing a system that can identify suspected pedophiles just by analyzing their ha...

Google algorithm teaches robot how to walk in mere hours

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A new robot has overcome a fundamental challenge of locomotion by teaching itself how to walk.Researchers...

Puma takes a bold step in the self-lacing shoe business

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If you’re an athlete and are concerned about ill-fitting shoes holding you back, you’ll be glad to k...

LG’s new wireless charging pad powers your phone at lightning speeds

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Wireless charging is a bit of a white-elephant technology. It’s nice to have, but not seen as someth...

You can now pre-order the world’s most powerful webcam

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Gaming hardware maker Razer’s latest webcam, the Stargazer, is finally available to pre-order from i...

Cinemax and HBO are coming to PlayStation

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Sony has announced that it will soon add support for Cinemax and HBO to its live-streaming TV service...

A 3-pack of official Apple MFi-Certified Lightning Cables is now 61% off

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It’s happened to us all. Your iPhone or iPad delivers the “low battery” warning while you’re out, bu...

4 fun toys to get your kids into coding

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Whether you’re a tech geek who wants to pass your interests on to your offspring, or a tech-challeng...

This cute dancing robot is actually a 3D-printed teapot hooked to an Arduino

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Thanks to the wonders of microcomputing and Arduino’s excellent boards, you can now build your own d...

Apple’s Jony Ive says touchscreen Macs wouldn’t be useful, but it’s hypocritical

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Nintendo’s $35 wearable lets you play Pokémon Go without pulling out your phone

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At long last, Nintendo has finally launched its Pokémon Go Plus wearable, which pairs with your phon...

Review: Opera 40’s VPN is so good, you won’t even realize it’s running

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Update : Well, that was shortlived. Less than three hours after this review was published, Netflix h...

Samsung kicks off the Galaxy Note 7 exchange program in the UK

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Samsung has just announced that its Galaxy Note 7 exchange program is now live in the UK. Customers are...