Emerging Tech

Look out construction workers; Japan’s new robot might steal your job one day

[embedded content] Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot is capable of some impressive feats, but researchers from Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) institute have created what looks like an eminently more practical and down-to-earth humanoid robot. Case in point: While Atlas is busy showing off its skills by performing picture-perfect backflips, AIST’s […]


There are 2 things men should never, ever wear, according to a Silicon Valley stylist who charges upwards of $2,000 to make techies look effortless

Oli Scarff / Getty ImagesLeave your flip flops at home. Fashion is subjective – but Silicon Valley stylist Victoria Hitchcock has a few rules for any man trying to pull off a polished look. Hitchcock recommended ditching both khaki pants and flip-flops. She told Vox that these were her two major fashion “no-nos” for men. […]


San Francisco's new $2.2 billion transit center, the 'Grand Central Station of the West,' is officially open to the public – take a look around

Katie Canales/Business InsiderYou can spot the new Salesforce Transit Center from various intersections as you’re walking around downtown San Francisco. San Francisco’s new four-block-long Salesforce Transit Center – and the stunning rooftop park located on top of it – is officially open to the public. A project almost two decades in the making, the transit […]

Emerging Tech

What does Argonaut’s $21,000 carbon bike look like? Whatever you want

Previous Next Carbon fiber is an incredible material that can make practically anything lighter, faster, or stronger, and few industries have delved as wholeheartedly into the carbon fiber pool as cycling. With frames, handlebars, wheels, and even seats available in the woven wonder material, bicycles today are better than they’ve ever been. It’s not all […]

Gears & Gadgets

EU taking another look at phone chargers because they’re still not standardized

Enlarge / USB Type-C cable and port. USB-IF EU regulators are planning to investigate if there’s a need for a legal mandate to force phone manufacturers to use standard chargers. Should they do so, proprietary chargers—including Apple’s non-standard Lightning connector on its phones—could wind up being prohibited. For the better part of a decade, the […]

Top Stories

Amazon Echo Look

Of all the things technology has promised, Cher Horowitz’s closet from Clueless has long been at the top of my wish list. Amazon is finally making it a reality with the Echo Look, an Alexa-enabled camera that acts as a personal stylist. It works in sync with an app to guide outfit choices, capture looks […]