Close your eyes and grab an object close to you and it isn’t difficult to figure out what it is. The same can’t be said for robots, which still struggle with manipulating physical objects.
Stories by George Nott
Bunnings’ product and technology division head is set to serve in a newly created role at Tennis Australia.
Facebook is backing an Australian research project to help it better regulate the hate speech that starts and spreads on its platform.
Wearable ‘neurotechnology’ devices have in recent years hit the mainstream market; pitched to consumers as a way to improve memory and attention, boost brain fitness and control games and objects with the power of the mind.
A study in California has found ‘crash alerts’ are posted on Google’s community-based traffic and navigation app Waze an average two minutes and 41 seconds sooner a corresponding 911 call.
Optus says access to international internet, streaming and gaming services “remains stable” following a major outage affecting customers last night.
Australian companies are split over whether they or the providers of artificial intelligence solutions should be responsible for its outcomes, according to a LivePerson-commissioned survey by research firm Fifth Quadrant.
The CEO of chatbot and ‘conversational commerce’ company LivePerson says Facebook should be shut down until it can fix what he sees as multiple issues with the social media platform.
‘Turning Dreams into Reality’ read the big screen behind Takahito Tokita, Fujitsu’s soon-to-be president, at the company’s annual forum in Tokyo.
National Australia Bank (NAB) has made Apple Pay available to personal and business customers with eligible NAB Visa debit or credit cards this morning.
Fujitsu is developing a "real quantum computer" the head of the company's research lab has revealed.
Every year more than 3000 sinkholes swallow up huge chunks of road and pavement across Japan.
UNSW researchers have measured the accuracy of two qubit operations in silicon for the first time, giving fidelity results that "confirm the promise" of silicon as a viable and scalable platform for future quantum computers.
Australian addiction treatment and research centre Turning Point has been named as one of 20 organisations globally to take a share in US$25 million funding from Google’s charitable arm, Google.org.
Surgery carried out with the help of robots is already well established, with machines like the Da Vinci Surgical System being used at a number of hospitals in Australia.