The world's biggest toymakers gather for annual show
Over the course of four days, tens of thousands of toy manufactures and toy buyers gather in New York for the largest toy fair in the Western Hemisphere. This year there are toy buyers and sellers from over 80 countries represented looki...
Apple expected to unveil iPhone 15 in September
Apple is expected to make some big changes to the iPhone 15. Bloomberg's Mark Gurman says it will go on sale around Sept. 22 following an event planned for either Sept. 12 or Sept. 13.
Apple's iPhone 15 to have thinner screen
Apple's iPhone 15 will feature a thinner border that gets the screen closer to the edges of the phone. Updates are also coming for the Apple Watch.
Chipotle tests "Autocado" guacamole making robot
If Chipotle wasn't fast enough for you already, the popular restaurant chain is getting some help from a new robot.The company has teamed up with Vebu Labs to develop its new "Autocado" machine, which is estimated to cut guacamole prep t...
The rise of companionship robots
With its googly eyes and cute sounds, the robot Lovot was designed to be loveable. Why are such robot companions especially popular in Japan? And can they ever provide people with the kind of companionship they need?
The robots making the world a better place
A two-day summit has begun in Geneva, examining ways in which AI – Artificial Intelligence - can be used to benefit humanity. Run by the UN, the AI for Good event has brought governments, academics, international agencies and the private...
Humanoid robot conducts national orchestra in Seoul
EveR 6, a humanoid robot took centre stage to conduct the national orchestra in Seoul, the first performance of its kind.
Training Ukraine soldiers to use cutting-edge drones
It's a problem reported by all Ukrainian soldiers on the front line: an increase in the number of kamikaze drones used by Russian forces during the counteroffensive. Ukraine is trying to overcome this by manufacturing these drones too. O...
The 'social robots' set to help out in hospitals
Designed as "social logistics" robots, the Mirokai - who took VivaTech by storm - will first be tested out in hospitals in Paris.
Robots aid reforestation in Peruvian Amazon
The solar-powered robot is capable of seeding 600 trees in a single morning and could drastically boost reforestation efforts in the region.
How a robot is learning to become a salad chef
Researchers from the University of Cambridge have programmed their robotic chef to learn eight simple salad recipes - just by demonstrating how they were done. The new AI cook even proposed a recipe of his own...
Apple’s new VR headset rave reviews, but is it worth it?
Apple has unveiled its new virtual reality headset, the Vision Pro. Launching in 2024, it will be Apple’s first major new product since the Apple Watch back in 2015. The headset lets users blend augmented reality with everyday life, but ...
The AI-powered robot replacing security guards
The robot frees up a single human to patrol large outdoor areas that normally require significant staffing but at a lower cost, its creator says.
The robots standing in for care staff
Robots are already assisting staff in care homes and hospitals. Could they replace them altogether? The Munich Institute of Robotics has developed Garmi, a humanoid robotic assistant for the elderly.
StableLM: ChatGPT challenger emerges
Stability AI CEO Emad Mostaque joins Caroline Hyde and Ed Ludlow to discuss the company's release of a ChatGPT-like language model called StableLM, and about the need for more standards around this new technology.
The problem with generative AI 'hallucinations'
Writing texts, programming websites, or doing tax returns. AI systems like ChatGPT can take a lot of work off our hands. The downside: Chatbots sometimes simply invents "facts." Just how reliable is AI?
OpenAI offers reward for discovering vulnerabilities
How would you like to make up to $20,000? And all for using ChatGPT. OpenAI, the company behind the famous chatbot, says it is offering up to that amount for users. They want people to to discover and report vulnerabilities in its artif...
Musk among experts calling for pause on AI
In an open letter citing risks to society, Elon Musk and a group of artificial intelligence experts and industry executives are calling for a six-month pause in developing systems more powerful than OpenAI's newly launched GPT-4. Some ex...
Microsoft to bring ChatGPT to Office apps
Microsoft is bringing OpenAI technology to its Office apps. Popular products such as Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word, will begin using OpenAI's new GPT-4 platform. AI-powered assistants called Copilots will be able to generate whole ...
Microsoft unveils ChatGPT-4 upgrade
The startup OpenAI says it is beginning to release a powerful artificial intelligence model known as GPT-4, setting the stage for human-like technology to proliferate and more competition between its backer Microsoft and Alphabet Inc's G...
Civilian drones giving Ukraine the upper hand
German manufacturer Quantum Systems is delivering 150 reconnaissance drones to the Ukrainian military. They're used to spy on the enemy and relay their coordinates, giving Ukraine the upper hand when it comes to data communication.
Is ChatGPT coming for your job?
With AI becoming more powerful, disruptive technology expert Joel Bilt and PR executive Dara Kaplan break down how programs like ChatGPT will likely impact white-collar jobs and disrupt the workforce as we know it.
Robots, metaverse headline Mobile World Congress
The Mobile World Congress — one of the planet's top tech shows — has kicked off in Barcelona. The world's biggest wireless companies show off their latest designs at the annual event.
ChatGPT reveals its 'dark side'
Microsoft has moved to limit the use of its AI-powered search engine after the platform told one user to 'end his marriage' and was even prompted to say 'heil Hitler'. Users will now be limited to shorter conversations to avoid the gener...
Robot submarine probes Antarctic glacier
An international team of researchers piloted an underwater robot to investigate the extent of melt experienced by the Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica.
The elite group protecting Kyiv from drone attacks
Laden with explosives, Russia's Iranian-made 'suicide drones' can spend significant time in the air before finding a target and crashing into it. DW's Mathias Bölinger went to meet Ukrainian soldiers whose job it is to shoot them down.
‘Drone hunters’ on high alert in Ukraine
Ukraine’s short-range air defences, also known as ‘drone hunters,’ have been on high alert against low-flying drones attacking critical infrastructure. But the country says it urgently needs fighter jets as Russian attacks ramp up in the...
SpaceX to limit Ukraine internet access
SpaceX has taken steps to prevent Ukraine's military from using the company's Starlink satellite internet service for controlling drones in the region during the country's war with Russia, SpaceX's president said Wednesday, adding that t...
The technology behind quake rescue efforts
After an earthquake, the clock begins to tick as emergency personnel and first responders try to locate survivors buried beneath collapsed buildings. Search and rescue operations are by nature very hazardous. But projects like the EU-spo...