The $100 billion Vision Fund of Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp has in just over two years burned through much of its capital investing in money-losing, late-stage tech startups in areas as varied as autonomous driving, healthcare and finance.
You might not notice how easily you can shift your grip while picking up an object, but robotics engineers think about that a lot. Even the most sophisticated mechanized graspers sometimes can’t grab the right part of an object, and shifting it around is a computationally complex maneuver. Researchers at MIT have developed a new […]
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The 2020 Nissan Versa has more safety features, a better ride, and 40 mpg highway fuel efficiency in the just-shipped third generation of this subcompact sedan. The Versa feels more substantial and polished. It’s adequate on the interstate. The car has been lowered, widened, and lengthened, which makes it look sleeker (think baby Altima) at […]
The $100 billion Vision Fund of Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp has in just over two years burnt through much of its capital investing in money-losing, late-stage tech startups in areas as varied as autonomous driving, healthcare and finance.
Your ride might seem almost capable of driving itself at times, whether it’s slowing down in response to traffic or parallel parking. Just when you think we’re living in the magical future of autonomous cars, a Tesla gets in a crash trying to drive across a parking lot. AAA recently ran a series of tests […]
When I was a child, the age-appropriate science magazines the school would distribute sometimes had stories about upcoming medical advances. That was where I first encountered the idea that scientists might one day construct a robotic exoskeleton that could help a man to walk. We’ve covered innovations in the field before at ET, including the […]
NASA’s InSight lander arrived on Mars in 2018, after which the team spent months carefully surveying its surroundings and deploying a suite of instruments that will peer inside the red planet. One of those instruments is a seismometer, which has recorded the rumbles of another planet for the first time. It’s also able to pick […]
The 2020 Subaru Forester will likely not be the North American Car of the Year. (More probably the likes of the Audi e-Tron or Hyundai Palisade.) But for Subaru partisans who want safety, room for passengers and cargo, and rugged reliability, the Forester is the car of most every recent year. Even without 48-volt hybrid […]