Facebook unveils new research lab, hires ex-Google executive

Facebook unveils new research lab, hires ex-Google executive

 In a fresh bid to connect the world better, Facebook has announced a new research lab to build hardware products based on its software and has hired a former top Google executive to achieve its goal.

Facebook unveils new research lab, hires ex-Google executive

Facebook unveils new research lab, hires ex-Google executive

 In a fresh bid to connect the world better, Facebook has announced a new research lab to build hardware products based on its software and has hired a former top Google executive to achieve its goal.

Humanoid robots in deep space soon

Humanoid robots in deep space soon

The robot was initially designed to complete disaster relief manoeuvres.

NASA releases video of Valkyrie humanoid robot dancing - Watch

NASA releases video of Valkyrie humanoid robot dancing - Watch

US Space agency NASA has released a new video on Thursday in which its R5 humanoid robot, also known as Valkyrie is shown dancing to techno music.

NASA to send Valkyrie humanoid robot to Mars - Watch

NASA to send Valkyrie humanoid robot to Mars - Watch

NASA is planning to send its R5 humanoid robot, also known as Valkyrie, to Mars and even into deeper space locations.

Uneasy detente between Def Con hackers, `feds`

There was some bridge-building, but a real rift remained on Saturday between US spy agencies and the world`s most infamous hacker gathering.

US military developing hypersonic jet

 Giving more teeth to its combat prowess, the US military is reportedly developing a hypersonic jet plane that could soar at up to five times the speed of sound.

Soon, hypersonic jet that flies faster than bullet

 The US military is developing a next-generation hypersonic jet plane that could fly at up to five times the speed of sound - faster than a bullet.

DARPA to terraform Mars with human-engineered organisms

US defense scientists are planning to use genetically engineered algae, bacteria and plants to radically transform the climate of Mars and terraform it into an Earth-like planet.

''Deep Web'' search to help decode space data

 When you do a simple internet search on a topic, the results that appear are not the whole story. Most of the information is buried in the "Deep Web" in the mysterious online world.

Star Wars-styled robotic arm approved for mass production

DARPA, the US Defense Department`s advanced research agency, had set out to find a better solution for amputees than the metal hooks still widely used today nearly eight years ago.

Coming, drones controlled by smart phones

The US is developing a military drone capable of assisting troops while avoiding hostile threats on the ground, such as ambushes and improvised explosive devices or IEDs.

DARPA unveils humanoid robot

The US military has unveiled one of its most-advanced humanoid robots known as Atlas, which was created to assist in future emergency situations, the American Forces Press Service reported.

Mind-controlled limbs could give amputees sense of touch

DARPA, the Pentagon`s advanced research group, has achieved some big breakthroughs that may help restore a sense of touch to military personnel who have lost limbs in service of their countries.

US Army seeks new technology to replace GPS

The US Army is working to limit its dependence on GPS by developing the next generation of navigation technology, including a tiny autonomous chip, the director of the Pentagon`s research agency said Wednesday.

`Mass mobilization through social media has high risk of failure`

The strategy of using social media for coordinating people in critical situations has high risk of failure, a study has said.

Pentagon-backed `bat drone` ready for deployment

A new Pentagon-backed autonomous "bat drone", that can use a long claw to pluck objects off of the ground, is ready for deployment.

Now, robot that runs faster than Usain Bolt!

Faster than the fastest man ever born, a Pentagon-funded robot, dubbed Cheetah, clocked 28.3mph to beat its own record.

DARPA releases cause of hypersonic glider anomaly

An unmanned hypersonic glider likely aborted its 13,000 mph flight over the Pacific Ocean last summer because unexpectedly large sections of its skin peeled off.

DARPA releases cause of hypersonic glider anomaly

An unmanned hypersonic glider likely aborted its 13,000 mph flight over the Pacific Ocean last summer because unexpectedly large sections of its skin peeled off.