Gears & Gadgets

Google wants a VP of Wearables, might finally take smartwatches seriously

Enlarge / The new Wear OS. Google Think you can save Android Wear? A new Google job listing (first spotted by Android Police) shows an opening for “Vice President, Hardware Engineering, Wearables” on the Google Hardware team. The person would “work collaboratively with the Senior Leadership team for Google Hardware and will be responsible for the design, development, […]

Emerging Tech

U.S. military wants to use bioengineered sea bacteria to spot enemy subs, drones

From self-guiding bullets to brain-computer interfaces and robot insect spies, there are plenty of military technologies that sound like something straight out of a science fiction movie. Now the U.S. military is apparently looking to add one more technology to the mix: Water-based microorganisms that can be used to detect enemy submarines, underwater drones, or […]

Gaming

CD Projekt Red wants ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ quality for ‘Cyberpunk 2077’

CD Projekt Red wants the highly-anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 to have the same quality as Rockstar Games’ recently-released masterpiece, Red Dead Redemption 2. The publisher’s CEO, Adam Kracinski, was asked in a conference call with investors if CD Projekt Red thinks Cyberpunk 2077 will be good enough to earn a Metacritic score of at least 95 upon launch, […]

Emerging Tech

Virtual newscaster wants to know: Is this the real me or just a fantasy?

[embedded content] “Hello, everyone. I’m an English artificial intelligence anchor. This is my very first day in Xinhua news agency.” Those are the introductory words of one of two A.I. clones presented the World Internet Conference taking place in Wuzhen, China, BBC News reported. Previous Next Xinhua news agency real and virtual news readers Xinhua news […]

Top Stories

An ex-Googler who was part of a Noble Peace Prize-nominated project wants to reinvent the photography market

Day One VenturesCatalog co-founders Patrick Ip and Jacobo Lumber Patrick Ip, an ex-Googler who was involved in a Nobel Peace Prize nominated project, has a new startup called Catalog. Ip and his co-founder Jacobo Lumberas hope Catalog can create steady work and full-time jobs for independent photographers around the country. Ip’s project at Google – One […]