drones
This Quadcopter Can Perform Insane Stunts Completely Autonomously

Quadrotors need outside help to navigate and perform their remarkable stunts, whether it be a human behind the controls or an array of complex sensors placed around a room. But not this one. Developed by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, this drone is practically autonomous—which means it’s an actual drone. The future is finally here. Read More >>

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7 Big Ways Our Cities Will Improve When Driverless Cars Hit the Streets

The idea of streets swarming with robot-piloted vehicles paints a scary picture for some urban-dwellers. But a new project called FutureNYC helps to showcase all the positive ways that autonomy will benefit New Yorkers by highlighting what residents will get back when our cars can drive themselves. Read More >>

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Why Drone Engineering Sucks (and How It Gets Better)

Despite our international obsession with drones — both their awesome powers and terrifying repercussions — the truth is that they're an incredibly immature technology. And, like most immature technologies, that means they're not quite all they're cracked up to be. Read More >>

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Autonomy Founder: HP’s a Bunch of Lying Liars

The HP-Autonomy multi-billion dollar ticklefight has escalated quickly from buck-passing to finger-pointing; in an interview today with the Wall Street Journal, Autonomy founder Mike Lynch gently explains his considered viewpoint that HP can go shove it. Read More >>

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Guy Responsible for HP’s Humiliating $11 Billion Autonomy Purchase: Don’t Look at Me!

The man who engineered HP's disastrous $11.1 billion purchase of Autonomy — a company whose accounting improprieties just cost the laptop behemoth a whopping $9 billion — is Léo Apotheker. So what does the man who let an acquisition of this size go through without proper due diligence think about the deal after today's revelations? Read More >>

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Company HP Bought For $11 Billion Just Cost HP $9 Billion

All is not well at Meg Whitman's HP, we learned during the company's fourth-quarter earnings call this morning. HP just recorded a $9 billion devaluation of its assets stemming from serious accounting tomfoolery at a company that HP bought for $10 billion last year. Ouch. Read More >>

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Larry Ellison of Oracle Calls Autonomy CEO Lying Liar

Unless companies are suing each other over patents, you can expect a level of disconnected PR speak when companies talk on the record about each other. Unless you disrespect Oracle, then it's on. Read More >>