Kiwi cops’ ‘running man’ video goes viral

May 4, 2016 | 5:18 pm | Agence France-Presse

A New Zealand police video of cops performing the latest “running man” Internet craze has gone viral, attracting millions of hits and prompting a response in kind from the New York Police Department.

THERE IS HOPE | ‘Brain chip’ gives paralyzed man control of hand

April 16, 2016 | 11:10 am | Reuters video,

An Ohio man paralyzed in an accident while diving in waves can now pick up a bottle or play the video game Guitar Hero thanks to a small computer chip in his brain.

RETROTECH | The Computer Chronicles: Consumer Buyers Guide (1990)

April 15, 2016 | 3:19 pm |,

Let’s go back in time when floppy disks, DOS, Wordstar, and CRT monitors ruled the computer world.

WATCH | Thanks to smart windows, say goodbye to curtains

April 14, 2016 | 12:52 am | Reuters video,

Researchers at Harvard are developing the next generation of windows that utilize nanotechnology to transition between clear and cloudy with the flip of a switch.

WATCH | Bionic fingertip gives sense of touch to amputee

March 9, 2016 | 6:51 pm | Reuters video,

An amputee is able to feel rough or smooth textures in real-time using an artificial fingertip connected to nerves in his upper arm.

WATCH | Emotionally intelligent robot comes to life

March 8, 2016 | 1:25 pm | Reuters' video,

Scientists in Singapore introduce ”Nadine,” a humanoid robot, who can think, feel and even recognize people.

WATCH | Dronebox could allow drones to work for months

March 5, 2016 | 10:49 am | Reuters' video,

A Singaporean company has launched a device which fully automates drone services, potentially allowing UAVs to operate for months without human intervention.

WATCH | Smart band-aids on the horizon

February 4, 2016 | 2:06 pm | Reuters' video,

By incorporating sensors and electronics into a gel-like stretchable material that mimics human tissue, researchers hope to develop new biomedical tools to monitor and heal the body.

WATCH | Chilean-designed battery could take homes off grid

January 26, 2016 | 6:04 pm | Reuters' video,

A new battery made in Chile could allow households to take themselves off the power grid and store excess energy.

WATCH | State of play for virtual reality

January 23, 2016 | 4:03 pm | Reuters' video,

2016 will be a breakthrough year for virtual reality, as the technology starts evolving past a gaming platform towards a new tool to experience live content, according to experts.

WATCH | Is your dog unhappy? Hi-tech collar could give a clue

January 18, 2016 | 4:04 pm | Reuters' video,

A hi-tech collar which claims to measure the mood of your dog and cat is unveiled at an expo of wearable devices in Tokyo.

VIDEO | App blends social network and virtual reality

January 18, 2016 | 3:50 pm | Reuters' video,

Software company hopes to bring social interaction to the growing virtual reality industry.

WATCH | A toy Star Wars robot controlled by ‘The Force’

January 15, 2016 | 3:22 pm | Reuters' video,

Toy makers Sphero hope to cash in on the Star Wars buzz with a wearable device that enables users to use ‘The Force’ to control a robot.

CES 2016 | Paper airplanes go high-tech

January 11, 2016 | 3:59 pm | Reuters' video,

The humble paper airplane has been converted into a live streaming drone that can be controlled with a virtual reality headset.

VIDEO | World’s first passenger drone unveiled at CES

January 8, 2016 | 3:28 pm | Ben Gruber, Reuters

The Ehang 184, the world’s first passenger drone.