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Driverless cars will lead to more sex behind the wheel, Expert Warns

Driverless cars will lead to more sex behind the wheel, Expert Warns

From safety issues to technical problems, there are many issues that need to be addressed before self-driving cars can hit the roads. But one, possibly unexpected, consequence of the autonomous cars is that they could give sex lives a boost. Barrie Kirk of the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence believes people will have ‘a lot more sex in cars’, ... Read More »

Sony Patents Own Contact Lens Camera, Report

Sony Patents Own Contact Lens Camera, Report

Sony is following in the footsteps of Google or Samsung with a patent for smart contact lenses. The patent, which doesn’t appear to have been approved yet, describes a “contact lens and storage medium” capable of controlling an “image pickup unit” (aka a camera). The patent describes a lens that can take images when it detects the “conscious” blink of ... Read More »

Volvo Engineer Calls Tesla Autopilot a “Wannabe”, Report

Volvo Engineer Calls Tesla Autopilot a "Wannabe", Report

The Tesla Autopilot Autonomous Driving system is unsafe, says a Volvo engineer, as it expects drivers to take over without warning. Tesla’s Autopilot system is a clever piece of technology that delivers semi-autonomous driving ability to let drivers give over control of their car on motorways, and is perhaps the most sophisticated autonomous driving technology in any production car. Read More »

OpenAI: “Elon Musk” Opens Up a Free Training Gym for Artificial Intelligence

OpenAI: Elon Musk Opens Up a Free Training Gym for Artificial Intelligence

OpenAI, Elon Musk’s artificial intelligence company, has created a ‘training gym’ to let developers train their AI systems on games and challenges. OpenAI is releasing tools you can run locally to test out algorithms in various “environments” — including Atari games like Air Raid, Breakout, and Ms. Pacman — and a Web service for sharing test results. The system automatically ... Read More »

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided trailer is all guns and goodness (Video)

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided trailer is all guns and goodness (Video)

To get players hyped and ready for “Deus Ex: Mankind Divided,” the development team at Square Enix Eidos-Montreal had revealed a few more things alongside the new trailer. The developer presents 10 reason for why it feels that the game follows the perfect action RPG formula. The clip, which is narrated by Jensen, shows the state of the dystopian world ... Read More »

Tangerine adds biometrics to mobile banking app, Report

Tangerine adds biometrics to mobile banking app, Report

Tangerine Bank has relaunched its mobile app for iOS, adding secure instant messaging support and new biometric security features, the Toronto-based direct banking firm announced today. “At Tangerine, we’re focused on our clients and their experience with us. Millions of Canadians are looking to their mobile devices to fulfil all of their banking needs. Tangerine has always been the mobile ... Read More »

Ubisoft Canada opening Rabbids Amusement Center

Ubisoft Canada opening Rabbids Amusement Center

Ubisoft Canada has announced the planned creation of the Rabbids Amusement Center in Montreal. “Montreal stood out as the ideal city for testing the concept and launching a new type of amusement center,” Ubisoft Canada managing director Olivier Ernst said. “It goes without saying that we’re thrilled to develop this major project, right here at home, in Quebec.” Read More »

Samsung Unveils Otto, A Personal Assistant Robot

Samsung Unveils Otto, A Personal Assistant Robot

Samsung unveiled a big new push into Internet of Things at its developer conference today, and it’s using a cute little robot to demonstrate it. It’s called the Otto. Built on Samsung’s ARTIK IoT (Internet of Things) platform, Otto is similar to devices like the Amazon Echo, only it takes things to a new level with an HD camera that ... Read More »