Topic: robot

Samsung stops production of Galaxy Note 7’s, Loggly integrates with Atlassian’s JIRA Software, and FORPHEUS robot uses AI to play table tennis—SD Times news digest: Oct. 10, 2016

Samsung’s smartphone crisis has worsened after the tech giant suspended production of the Galaxy Note 7 model. This decision comes after reports of replacement smartphones catching on fire. According to Reuters, Top U.S. and Australian carriers also suspended sales or exchanges of Note 7’s, and major airlines strengthened the bans of devices brought onto planes. … continue reading

Facebook 360 Spatial Workstation, Jibo SDK, and Twilio updates developer console—SD Times news digest: May 24, 2016

Two Big Ears, a company recently acquired by Facebook, is offering its pipeline for cinematic virtual reality and 360 video (including its authoring tools, encoder and rendering engine) for free. Called the Facebook 360 Spatial Workstation, this suite is designed to allow creators to implement VR audio across all devices and platforms. Authoring tools require … continue reading

Google’s machine learning chip, Apache Software Foundation’s new executive director, and the SBRA developer portal—SD Times news digest: May 19, 2016

There have been plenty of announcements coming out of Google I/O this week, and yesterday, Google said that one of its projects that was created years ago is helping it accomplish its own custom accelerators for machine learning applications. The result of that project is called a Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), which is a custom … continue reading

NASA robot lands at CSAIL, FBI keeps iPhone hack a secret, Apple open-sources CareKit—SD Times news digest: April 28, 2016

The 300-pound humanoid robot that NASA wants to use for space exploration has arrived at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) this week. Researchers at CSAIL, led by CSAIL principal investigator Russ Tedrake will program their new “Valkyrie” robot to autonomously perform challenging tasks that would allow it to replace or help astronauts … continue reading

Lookout discovers new Android malware, Google Play Services 8.3, and New Relic’s acquisition of Opsmatic—SD Times new digest: Nov. 6, 2015

Lookout, a mobile security company, has detected more than 20,000 samples of a trojanized adware pretending to be top apps like Candy Crush, Facebook, Google Now, NYTimes, Okta, Twitter, WhatsApp and more, according to its blog. Auto-rooting adware is a malware that roots the device automatically after the user installs it, embedding itself as a … continue reading

Blue Frog Robotics announces BUDDY SDK and developer program

Blue Frog Robotics, the French company crowdfunding the “BUDDY” open-source companion robot on Indiegogo, has announced the first details of its SDK and developer program. (Related: French robot company raising money for open-source companion robot “BUDDY”) The BUDDY Developer Edition includes enrollment in the developer program, which provides access to BUDDY’s open-source community, technical support … continue reading

French robot company raising money for open source companion robot “BUDDY”

It’s never really tackled in Star Wars: are Astromech Droids open source? While we may never get to see R2-D2’s internal code, a French company called Blue Frog Robotics fired up an IndieGoGo campaign yesterday that seeks to build an open-source companion robot. Blue Frog Robotics, a company founded last year by French roboticist Rodolphe … continue reading

Fifteen great holiday gifts for the geek in your life

It’s that time of the year again: holiday shopping time! Trying to figure out what to get each and every special person in your life can be stressful, but there’s one person you don’t have to worry about: the geek, the programmer, that lovable developer in your life. We’ve got you covered just in time … continue reading

SD Times news digest: August 25, 2014—Robo Brain, first Firefox OS smartphone available in India, and Appcelerator’s latest funding round

Robot brain learns concepts by searching Internet Computer scientists have developed a large-scale computational system that learns from resources that are publicly available on the Internet. Robo Brain is currently downloading and processing about 1 billion images, 120,000 YouTube videos, and 100 million how-to documents and appliance manuals, and will store the information in a … continue reading

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