Google says computers will be like humans in 15 years
One of Google’s directors of engineering has said that computers will be like humans by the year 2029.
Ray Kurzweil made the bold prediction that the devices that dictate large parts of our lives will be able to read at human levels within just fifteen years.
Apple ‘flexing’ solar muscle
In an idea that sounds as potentially brilliant as it does bonkers Apple has patented solar panels which would be built into flexible touch displays.
If the idea becomes a reality then it could see the future of mobile phones and tablets that do not ever run out of battery power.
You give me that electric feeling
Head of Telsa, Elon Musk, has said that his company are going to release all of their patents to the world in a bid to help the advancement of electric vehicle technology.
It is a move that could help to drive up the levels of innovation in electric cars, which will hopefully increase the number of number of vehicles produced and brought.
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Blink and you will miss kick
As the FIFA World Cup kicked off in Brazil this week the opening kick was made by a 29-year-old paraplegic using an exoskeleton.
However, in what was a very bad move, most of the international TV broadcasters didn’t show the first kick.