Boston Dynamics has developed a four-legged robot that can climb rough terrain and hurl heavy stones.
The developer recently posted a video showing BigDog robot picking up a concrete cinder block, moving it to the left, and then tossing it over its right shoulder. The cinder block hits the ground and breaks into several pieces.
Google's recently introduced Chromebook Pixel is a nice laptop but it is not for the vast majority of users, some expert reviewers said.
In his review, Seth Rosenblatt said that the Chromebook Pixel's high price and cloud operating system limitations make the laptop unfeasible for common masses.
Evernote, one of the most popular online information storage firms, has asked its users to reset their passwords and apologized for the inconvenience they experienced following the recent security breach by hackers.
The California-based firm recently warned that unknown hackers breached its cyber security and slipped away with user names, email addresses as well as encrypted passwords.
Hong Kong authorities have so far arrested 25 people for breaching its new restrictions on the amount of baby formula that can be taken out of the province.
On Friday, Hong Kong placed strict regulation barring people from taking large quantities of infant formula out of the province. The regulation was introduced following chronic shortages of baby formula in Hong Kong.
Just two euro zone countries, viz. Ireland and Germany, enjoyed a growth in their manufacturing activity in February this year, the newly released purchasing managers' reports for the last month revealed.
A considerable majority of employees in Singapore are not contented with the flexi-work arrangements they are getting from their employers, a fresh survey by the labour movement revealed.
The survey of 5,720 employees, nearly 70 per cent employees said that their employers were not supportive of flexi-work arrangements.
Billionaire Richard Branson-promoted Virgin Atlantic's first domestic flights service, dubbed Little Red, will take off on March 31 in Manchester.
The upcoming flights service will connect Manchester, Edinburgh and Aberdeen to London Heathrow. Flight operations from Edinburgh and Aberdeen will start from April 5 and April 9, respectively.
Shares of China Life Insurance Co. slipped the most in a week yesterday after the country's biggest insurer issued a full-year profit warning.
British lender Lloyds will reportedly increase in the amount of cash it has set aside to compensate customers who had been mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI).
Emerging reports say that the increase will be announced when the Britain's biggest retail lender will reveal its full-year results on Friday.
At the TED Conference, which is currently underway in Long Beach, California, med tech startup Biosense Technologies launched its new uCheck app that will give the users an instant health check, with the help of commercially available test strips and a few smartphone snapshots.
Adobe Systems on Tuesday issued an emergency security patch to address three vulnerabilities in its Flash software, which could allow hackers to take remote control of the affected computer.
Two of the three vulnerabilities, viz. CVE-2013-0643 and CVE-2013-0648, has already been exploited by hackers.
Five major U. S. internet service providers (ISPs) are reportedly all set to launch a new anti-piracy system, called the Copyright Alert System, this week.
Singapore's economy grew at a better-than-expected rate of 1.5 per cent in the October-December quarter year-on-year, as the manufacturing sector shrank less, and construction and services grew a little more than expected.
The growth in the city-state's gross domestic product (GDP) outshined both the consensus projection of 1.2 per cent and the advance estimate of 1.1 per cent.
Beijing has witnessed a big drop in the number of registrations of new motor vehicles over the past couple of years, fresh stats released by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport showed.
According to fresh stats, nearly 390,000 vehicles got registered in Beijing over the past two years. The figure is less than half of the number of vehicles registered in the year 2010.
Singapore needs to shift its thinking on both economy and society, the city-state's Deputy Prime Minister & Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said.
Huawei yesterday introduced the world to its latest smartphone, the Ascend P2, which according to the manufacturer's claims is the world's fastest phone.
While we are not sure whether the Ascend P2 is really the world's fastest phone, we are quite sure that it looks quite pretty and has some very outstanding features.
Office Depot and OfficeMax, which recently announced the amalgamation of their businesses, have called the amalgamation a "merger of equals."
The two companies said in a joint statement that each of the two companies would enjoy equal representation in the combined entity's board room and decision making.
Concerns about Federal Reserve Bank's potential losses should be weighed against the benefits of asset purchases, Eric S. Rosengren, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, said.
California-based tech giant Apple Inc announced late Friday that it would not conduct a shareholder vote on a package of governance proposals, after a federal court ruled in favour of a voter who had contested the proposals.
The economy of Singapore grew more than expected at 1.5 per cent in the three months ended December 31, but the government's outlook for the economy is still cautious.
The economy had been projected to grow nearly 1.1 per cent in the October to December quarter year-on-year.