“Biobots” Will Serve Alongside South Korean Soldiers by 2024

“Biobots” Will Serve Alongside South Korean Soldiers by 2024 Kristin Houser These military bots that mimic snakes, birds, and insects have a “Black Mirror” vibe. Recruiting Robots Military robots inspired by birds, snakes, and insects will soon support South Korea’s human soldiers. On Sunday, South Korea’s Defence Acquisition Programme Administration (DAPA), the agency tasked with…

Nvidia sued over alleged patent infringement Written by Gareth Halfacree

Nvidia sued over alleged patent infringement Written by Gareth Halfacree Invensas Corporation and Tessera Advanced Technologies, both subsidiaries of Xperi Corporation, have announced lawsuits against Nvidia for alleged violation of five patents relating to semiconductor technologies – and the companies’ histories suggest they could walk away with a hefty settlement. A well-known patent assertion entity…

Swedish authorities want to extradite Julian Assange for rape

Swedish authorities want to extradite Julian Assange for rape Two women accused the Wikileaks founder of sexually assaulting them in 2010. TIMOTHY B. LEE Enlarge / Assange arrives at court in London on May 1, 2019 to be sentenced for bail violation. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images Prosecutors in Sweden have reopened their investigation into a 2010 rape allegation…

10 ways bitcoin and blockchain are disrupting programming

10 ways bitcoin and blockchain are disrupting programming For most of the tech world, blockchain has been like that crazy uncle from the other coast, the one you see every other Thanksgiving. Sometimes he’s rich. Sometimes he’s poor. Sometimes he’s railing against the corruption in Washington. Sometimes he’s telling tales of his gang of guerrilla coders…