Researchers create a robot that can cling to shark skin underwater

imageTracking sharks and dolphins in order to study their habits is tough. Doing so requires researchers to attach some sort of sensor or robot to the animal, but it has to be able to stay on underwater and withstand fast swimming speeds as well as twists…

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‘Doom’ for the Nintendo Switch feels exactly like it’s supposed to

imageWhen Nintendo announced the launch of the Switch by using footage from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, it was a surprise — but a reasonable one. Bethesda's open-world adventure game was beloved, but old enough that a port to Nintendo's new console seem…

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Plantronics offers affordable wireless audio for your workouts

imagePlantronics' latest BackBeat wireless headphones have tended to focus on value for your hard-earned cash, and that's definitely the focus today. It's launching a range of BackBeat Fit headphones that promise sweat-resistant designs without a huge ou…

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Waymo wants $2.6 billion from Uber for a single trade secret

imageDuring a hearing today wherein Alphabet's self-driving unit Waymo asked a judge to delay its upcoming trial against Uber in order to review new evidence, Reuters reports that one of Uber's attorneys said Waymo is seeking $ 2.6 billion for the alleged…

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Lilu is a pumping bra that promises more breast milk in less time

imageBreast pump technology have come a long way from the awkward manual tools of old. Now there are smart pumps that can pump out milk as nursing mothers carry on with their everyday lives; one even won our Best of CES award this year for its simple unob…

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Make a 3D model of your face with a selfie and AI

imageIt's incredibly difficult to construct a 3D face from a two-dimensional photograph. That's because a single image makes it very hard to approximate different facial expressions across lighting conditions. But now, a team at The University of Nottingh…

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‘Zone of the Enders’ PS4 remaster adds PSVR support

imageIt's been a while since we've seen or heard anything about Zone of the Enders. The mech classic was created by Hideo Kojima, best known for the Metal Gear series, for the PS2 in 2001. A GBA spin-off was released six months later, followed by Zone of…

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Gmail finally turns addresses and phone numbers into links

imageNext time someone emails you an address, you no longer have to copypaste it on Maps after viewing it on Gmail or Inbox. Google has rolled out an update that gives its mail apps the power to turn addresses, phone numbers and email addresses into hyper…

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Pepe the Frog creator battles the ‘alt-right’ through copyright law

imagePepe the Frog creator Matt Furie has long been unhappy with how the "alt-right" hijacked his friendly amphibian for hateful memes, going so far as to declare their uses "illegal" and to kill off the character in a symbolic gesture. And now, he's fulf…

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Al Jazeera’s Snapchat channel blocked in Saudi Arabia

imageAl Jazeera's Snapchat presence is the latest casualty in the ongoing diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors in the Middle East. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Snap has blocked the news outlet's channel in Saudi Arabia. Al Jazeer…

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