Robots Can Now Talk like Humans with Thanks to Google’s DeepMind Project

Google’s DeepMind researchers have been at it again creating technology that will help change the world as we know it and this time it comes in the form of WaveNet. WaveNet is a convolutional neural network that is even closer to mimicking both US English and Mandarin Chinese.

Podo’s $50 Bluetooth camera makes smartphone photography fun again

 After a smash-hit success crowdfunding campaign last year, Podo is back to do it all over again with the sequel to its Cruel Intentions-inspired camera. Turning any surface into an impromptu tripod with its sticky-backed superpowers, the $49 Podo already zoomed past its $50,000 crowdfunding goal on Kickstarter.

Deep learning supercomputer turns its attention to drug discovery

A United Kingdom-based company called BenevolentAI is using the world’s most advanced deep learning supercomputer to help improve old drugs and invent entirely new ones. The result could revolutionize the pharmaceutical industry.

IBM shows how fast its brain-like chip can learn

Developing a computer that can be as decisive and intelligent as humans is on IBM's mind, and it's making progress toward achieving that goal.IBM's computer chip called TrueNorth is designed to emulate the functions of a human brain.

Yahoo says at least 500 million accounts compromised in 2014 breach

Yahoo in early August said it was aware of an alleged security breach involving the login credentials of some 200 million Yahoo accounts but didn’t confirm or deny its authenticity.

Singapore’s self-driving cars can now be hailed with a smartphone

The world’s first self-driving taxi has finally found its ride-hail network. On Thursday, NuTonomy, an MIT-spinoff testing self-driving cars in Singapore, announced a partnership with Grab, the Uber of Southeast Asia.

The World’s First Zero-Emission, Hydrogen Powered Train is Coming in 2017

Germany's emission-free train offers cleaner tech for transportation. The commercial passenger train Coradia iLint boasts a large capacity and comfortable speed while spewing nothing but water.

Blizzard is going to drop the Battle.net name

Battle.net has been synonymous with the Blizzard experience for the last 20 years! The company founded it as a way to bring together those who wanted to play its classic hits like Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo into this new novelty called “online gaming.”

New Cow-free Milk is Based on Beer Brewing and 3D Printing

Ryan and Perumal are two cheese lovers. They said that they couldn’t imagine living without dairy products, so they created Perfect Day, a cow-free milk, based on 3D printing technology. It’s vegan, safer, sustainable, delicious and more nutritious than factory made dairy products.

UMi Plus Extreme Edition coming soon with 6GB RAM, Helio P20 CPU, Android 7.0 Nougat

UMi, the Chinese smartphone maker that's trying to make headlines with its high-end products at very low prices. The last achievement of the company is called UMi Plus, an Android smartphone packing 4GB RAM and a Helio P10 CPU, which is priced at only $250.

Lenovo's new Z2 Plus flagship smartphone features Snapdragon 820 SoC but costs just $270

Chinese companies are increasingly showing us why one shouldn’t have to pay a premium for a high-end smartphone. Take Lenovo for example, which today launched the Z2 Plus, its new flagship smartphone for the Indian market.

Asus packs GTX 1060 in slim ROG Strix GL702VM gaming laptop

The last 17-inch Asus ROG laptop we reviewed at TechSpot was the massive G752VS, which packed an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 in a body that's 53mm thick and 4.36kg heavy. For those after something a bit more portable, perhaps the GL702VM is what you're looking for.

iOS 10 review: doors into the walled garden

There's a very good chance that you've already installed iOS 10, the latest operating system for Apple's iPhone and iPad. Apple is much better at getting devices upgraded consistently than Google is, so reviewing it is a little different than other operating systems like Android, Windows, or even macOS.

Scrip is a luxurious sci-fi wallet for a cashless future

If you could really feel your digital money — the way you can feel the metal of a quarter or the paper of a $20 bill — would you spend it more wisely? This is the question behind Scrip, a product concept from studio NewDealDesign.

Oppo’s UDP-203 is an Ultra HD Blu-ray playing powerhouse

Oppo has taken the wraps off its new UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray player, and will join just a small number of similar players in the UK. Currently, the only UHD Blu-ray players available are the Panasonic DMP-UB900 and DMP-UB700, Samsung UBD-K8500 and the Xbox One S.

Nixon Mission review: A hardcore Android Wear watch for surf and snow

Two years ago, the first Android Wear watches rolled out as unrepentant nerdware. Since then, Google’s smartwatch platform has been embraced by mainstream fashion and lifestyle brands, and today we have much more fashionable options from TAG Heuer, Fossil and Michael Kors.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga review: This 2-in-1's OLED screen will color your computing world

Rich, vibrant color. Real black. You don’t realize how much you’ve missed them until they pop up again, as they do on Lenovo’s new X1 Yoga. I can’t overstate just how much nicer its OLED display looks compared to the cold LCD screens we’ve grown accustomed to.

Datawind's $45 smartphone will come with free internet subscription in India

After taking India by storm with its ultra low-cost tablets, DataWind has plans to do something similar with smartphones. DataWind has announced that it will launch three 4G LTE capable phones in India around Diwali festival season next month.

Fitbit Charge 2 review: Taking charge

The Fitbit Charge HR was the fitness tracker to beat in 2015. It wasn't only one of the best from the company - which also makes the Surge, Blaze and Alta - but one of the best dedicated trackers with heart-rate monitoring from any manufacturer.

Nokia to demo Internet transfer technology that’s 1,000 faster than Google Fiber

Today, some of the fastest Internet service around comes from services like Google Fiber and Verizon FIOS. But now comes word via ZDNet that we may have a new data transfer champion in our midsts.