The First National Drone Racing Championship

There was a buzz in the air over a parched field in northern California. Amidst the dragonflies and hawks, a new type of aerial competition—the first of its size and scale—took...

White House To Treat Emerging Technology As A Priorty

The White House plans to prioritize emerging technology and big data in the fiscal year 2017 budget, according to a memorandum published last week. When submitting budget requests to the Office of Management...

Sex Dolls With Artificial Intelligence to Ease Your Loneliness

Abyss Creations, the company beyond Realdoll (life-sized, silicone sex dolls), wants to start making robotic sex dolls that talk back, flirt and interact with the customer. The project, called Realbotix, is...
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Saved By A Selfie Stick

Jennifer Johns, Derrick’s wife, ran into the water upon seeing her family struggling to fight the tide, only to get caught in it herself. “They got pummeled in the tide for some...

Jury to 50 Cent: Pay Me What You Owe Me

Someone else's sex tape is proving to be costly for 50 Cent: A jury ordered the rapper-actor Friday to pay $5 million to a woman who said he acquired a video...

Rapper Prince Harvey Records Full Album Inside Apple Store

Prince Harvey needed to make an album. So after his computer crashed, he spent four months in an Apple store singing the entire thing into a display computer. Standing in the middle...

Kim Kardashian: Selfie Queen Now A Wax Figure

Your dreams of taking a selfie with the selfie queen Kim Kardashian taking a selfie can now be real. Madame Tussauds in London has unveiled a wax figure of Kim Kardashian holding...

Live By Technology Die By Technology

"The problem is humans can't keep up with all the technology they have created," said Avivah Litan, an analyst at Gartner. "It's becoming unmanageable by the human brain. Our best hope...

Japan vs America: MegaBots Is Coming

Forget football or basketball, the sport of the future could be a league of giant fighting robot teams. At least that is the hope of Gui Cavalcanti, the founder of MegaBots, a...

It’s War: Taxis vs. Uber in S.Africa

  Yesterday, several Gauteng passengers were physically and verbally assaulted as they tried to catch Uber taxis in Johannesburg. The Times witnessed several drivers of metered taxis intimidating Uber drivers and clients. In Cape...