Robots learn to grab and scramble with new levels of agility – TechCrunch

Robots are amazing things, but outside of their specific domains they are incredibly limited. So flexibility — not physical, but mental — is a constant area of research. A trio of new robotic...

Wrest control from a snooping smart speaker with this teachable “parasite” – TechCrunch

What do you get when you put one Internet connected device on top of another? A little more control than you otherwise would in the case of Alias the “teachable ‘parasite'” — an...

CERN’s plan for 100-km collider makes the LHC look like a hula hoop –...

The Large Hadron Collider has produced a great deal of incredible science, most famously the Higgs Boson — but physicists at CERN, the international organization behind the LHC, are already looking forward to...

The new TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Tourbillon Nanograph is a lot of buzzwords in...

Almost every word in the name of TAG Heuer’s new watch – the Carrera Calibre Heuer 02T Tourbillon Nanograph – is important. Carrera connects it to TAG’s long history of chronographs while...

Holoride’s in-car VR solution is the best thing at CES 2019 – TechCrunch

After days of demos and announcements and miles of walking, I’m confident in declaring Holoride the best thing at this year’s CES. The designation of “The best thing at CES 2019” is my...

How the government shutdown is damaging cybersecurity and future IPOs – TechCrunch

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Hands-on with Ledger’s Bluetooth crypto hardware wallet – TechCrunch

French startup Ledger unveiled a new hardware wallet at CES this week. While the device isn’t going to ship until March, the company let me play with a prototype version of the device....

This extra-large handheld Nintendo works (and feels) like the real thing – TechCrunch

Handheld retro gaming machines come and go, but few go so simply and effectively to the point as My Arcade’s Retro Champ. You stick in your NES cartridge, hit the power button and,...

This hole-digging drone parachutes in to get the job done – TechCrunch

A new drone from the NIMBUS group at the University of Nebraska can fall out of a plane, parachute down, fly to a certain place, dig a hole, hide sensors inside it and...

Put Alexa and a JBL speaker in your ceiling with this clever LED downlight...

This light makes the smart home even more accessible. Installed as any other ceiling downlight, the June AI downlight features Amazon Alexa through integrated JBL speakers. There’s a light in there, too. The idea...