Tag: korea

Robots had their own skiing competition at the Winter Olympics

The Olympics aren’t just an event for the most talented athletes to strut their stuff on the world’s stage. No, The Games are where robots can find honest work and leisure, too. Some 85 robots (spread across 11 different models, humanoid and o……


Snapchat and NBC are going all-in on the Winter Olympics

Snapchat is teaming up with NBC to put the 2018 Winter Olympics in your pocket. Starting February 10th you’ll be able to watch the Games live in the Discover tab. More than that, it sounds like there will be daily highlights as well. “Snapchat……


Drone catchers and face-detecting planes will guard the Olympics

South Korean authorities are adopting some pretty high-tech security measures for the upcoming Winter Olympics, including the deployment of drone-catching-drones and a tactical plane with facial recognition. The drones they’re using to patrol ……


GoBreath makes fixing your lung capacity fun

If you have issues with breathing after chest trauma, surgery or anesthesia, then there are breathing exercises designed to help. Normally, your ability to breathe is calculated by using a Spirometer, which isn’t that interactive, or accurate…….


The world’s largest telescope will unlock the universe’s oldest secrets

In the predawn hours of September 20th, 2017, the cavernous hangar doors of the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab at the University of Arizona slowly swung open and the first of seven gargantuan mirrors passed through on its way to the Las Campanas ……


LG’s phone arm continues to eat away at its profits

One of the great problems with being a popular musician or comedian is that your audience is always aching for you to play the greatest hits. That can get pretty boring, especially if you want to be known as an artists with a broader, or deepe……


Samsung’s Bixby assistant is finally available worldwide

Samsung has faced a tough slog getting Bixby to the masses, but now its voice assistant is accessible in more than 200 countries including the UK, Australia, Canada and South Africa. It’s been available in South Korea and the US since July, wh……