An A.I. is designing retro video games — and they’re surprisingly good

Google DeepMind demonstrated a few years back that artificial intelligence (A.I.) could learn to play retro video games better than the majority of human players, without requiring any instruction as to...

Fitbit’s new health care platform sets out to improve wellness in the workplace

Fitbit is known for its selection of fitness wearables and apps that help a wide range of individuals to stay on top of their health game. But with its new...

Holy mistaken identity! Nest Hello doorbell pegs Batman T-shirt as intruder

A Nest Hello smart doorbell's camera mistook a homeowner's Batman shirt for an intruder and locked him out of his own home. Doesn't it know the real Dark Knight wouldn't...

Is Amazon tweaking its search algorithms with a new A.I.-driven shopping site?

You wouldn’t think the world’s largest ecommerce site would feel the need to tweak its search algorithms, but Amazon is testing out a new site called Scout that is designed...

Robots are going to steal 75 million jobs by 2025 — but there’s no...

The robot job takeover may be arriving a bit sooner than you think. At least, that’s the takeaway from a (surprisingly positive) recent report by the World Economic Forum. In...

Morocco set to host a giant wind farm that will help mine cryptocurrency

One of the windiest parts of Morocco is set to get a $2 billion wind farm power plant, which could help power eco-friendly cryptocurrency mining in a more environmentally friendly...

Leaked rating could point to ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ on PS4

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is available now on PC and Xbox One, but if you only have a PlayStation 4, you’re left out of the fun. If a recent South Korean game...

Windows handwriting recognition tool may pose security risk via text storage

Kyle Wiggers/Digital TrendsWindows has a built-in tool for improving its own handwriting recognition capability, and like many modern, smart features that increase their accuracy over time, it employs user data...

Nissan will invite Google into its cars’ dashboards starting in 2021

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has joined forces with Google to develop a brand-new infotainment system. Scheduled to launch in 2021, the yet-unnamed software will boast navigation via Google Maps over-the-air software...

Moxi the ‘friendly’ hospital robot wants to help nurses, not replace them

With so many countries around the world struggling to recruit people for the healthcare sector, robots could one day provide a realistic solution to help ease the growing strain placed...

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Vizio debuts three soundbars with Dolby Atmos to complement its 2018...

Today Vizio unveiled its 2018 4K TV lineup, and to bring sound to match the picture, the company has also announced three new...