Automation

11.19.15
Amazon Echo owners can create custom voice commands with IFTTT
11.19.15

Amazon Echo owners can create custom voice commands with IFTTT

Now you can tell Amazon Echo to do anything you want, as long as you configure it first

By S. Buckley,   11.19.15
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11.15.15
The After Math: On the road again
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11.15.15

The After Math: On the road again

Forget robot chauffeurs, our future ground transports won't even need drivers to start with. Betwe...

By A. Tarantola,   11.15.15
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08.15.15
Tracking glitch grounds over 100 US flights
08.15.15

Tracking glitch grounds over 100 US flights

We hope you weren't catching a flight on the eastern US coast this weekend -- there's a good chance that it was canceled or delayed.

By J. Fingas,   08.15.15
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06.08.15
Apple HomeKit now supports more sensors and security systems
06.08.15

Apple HomeKit now supports more sensors and security systems

It's been just over a year since Apple announced HomeKit, its plan to allow you to control your sm...

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05.13.15
Humanoids, showoffs and other machines ready to do our dirty work
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05.13.15

Humanoids, showoffs and other machines ready to do our dirty work

If you've developed a not-so-irrational fear of losing work opportunities to robots, you'd probabl...

By J. Turi,   05.13.15
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03.26.15
R/C trains haul ore in extreme heat so humans don't have to
03.26.15

R/C trains haul ore in extreme heat so humans don't have to

It gets hot in the Australian outback; like, really hot. We're talking "130 degrees fahrenheit in...

By A. Tarantola,   03.26.15
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03.19.15
This factory robot is small, precise and human-friendly
03.19.15

This factory robot is small, precise and human-friendly

Picture a typical factory robot in your head and you'll probably see a cold, unsympathetic arm per...

By J. Fingas,   03.19.15
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03.04.15
The Associated Press is automating college sports news, too
03.04.15

The Associated Press is automating college sports news, too

In an effort to bring the masses more sports news, the Associated Press plans to use automated tec...

By B. Steele,   03.04.15
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01.17.15
Recommended Reading: A closer look at the 2015 Oscar nominations
01.17.15

Recommended Reading: A closer look at the 2015 Oscar nominations

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the...

By B. Steele,   01.17.15
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