Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

Kodak (yes, that one) to launch cryptocurrency

Kodak is moving from cameras to crypto in a move likely to be viewed as a picture-perfect example of bitcoin mania. The century-old camera brand said Tuesday it is investing in blockchain technology and plans to launch a “photo-centric cryptocurrency” … Continue reading

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An Autonomous Omnicopter That Can Play Catch

Cool but next time throw it like a baseball. This is a video of the Fetching Omnicoper, an “omni-directional eight-rotor vehicle” that can predict the flight path of a ball and catch it in a little net. The copter has … Continue reading

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Yevo’s premium earbuds are made from illegal firearms

The Yevo X Humanium wireless earbuds and charging case launched at CES 2018 look every bit the kind of premium device that can command a $499 price tag. But they actually use a special kind of metal — the kind … Continue reading

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BMW shatters record for drifting: 8 hours, 232.5 miles, 5 nonstop refuelings

They did it. BMW USA smashed the previous Guinness World Record for longest vehicle drift in eight hours, more than doubling the previous record of 89.55 miles by going sideways around a small circular track for 232.5 miles. In the … Continue reading

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Fisker EMotion EV and flexible solid-state battery debut at CES

We’ve been following Henrik Fisker ‘s new company closely, and have taken a keen interest not just in his Fisker EMotion luxury electric sedan, but also in the battery and charging technology the company’s been developing. Now, at the 2018 … Continue reading

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Bad docs and blue screens make Microsoft suspend Spectre patch for AMD machines

An Athlon 64 purchased in 2007. reader comments 0 Microsoft has suspended delivering the latest Windows update to certain systems with AMD processors after reports that the update was causing the machines to crash with a blue screen of death … Continue reading

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China is making 1,000-UAV drone swarms now

Eastern Arsenal These autonomous swarms can make decisions on how and when to repair themselves. China flies a drone swarm with a record-breaking 1180 quadcopters. from Popular Science – New Technology, Science News, The Future Now http://ift.tt/2D8Nzv1 via IFTTT

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