Google touts Titan security chip to market cloud services

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google this week will disclose technical details of its new Titan computer chip, an elaborate security feature for its cloud computing network that the company hopes will enable it to steal a march on Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O). Titan is the size of a tiny […]

Russians Engineer a Brilliant Slot Machine Cheat—And Casinos Have No Fix

In early June 2014, accountants at the Lumiere Place Casino in St. Louis noticed that several of their slot machines had – just for a couple of days – gone haywire. The government-approved software that powers such machines gives the house a fixed mathematical edge, so that casinos can be certain of how much they’ll earn […]

Watch a Pod Race Through the Hyperloop for the First Time Ever

The future sounds a bit like a witch crying over a dead cat. That spooky wail is the sound hyperloop makes – at least, the version of the high-speed transportation system designed by Hyperloop One, which just took a big stride toward the day it flings you between cities in near-vacuum tubes. The Los Angeles company […]

Facebook Shut Down An Artificial Intelligence Program That Developed Its Own Language

Robots create there own language  maybe the can tech us to communicate better Facebook might have accidentally gotten a little closer to answering Phillip K. Dick’s 1968 question of whether androids dream of electric sheep. The social media giant just shut down an artificial intelligence program after it developed its own language and researchers were […]

The US Navy 3D printed a concept submersible in four weeks

Militaries around the world have eyed 3D printing as a cost and time-effective resource for future missions, whether it’s printing up replacement parts for warplanes, grenade launchers, or meals for soldiers. Recently, the US Navy has partnered with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to develop a proof-of-concept submersible that was printed in under four weeks. […]