Samsung to start testing mind-controlled TVs

Samsung TVs are already some of the most popular options for high-end home theater systems and the company is now using its television-making prowess to help people with disabilities live more normal lives. A new project by a Samsung team in Switzerland could yield the first smart TV that can be controlled with thoughts. As […]

Amazon Echo may have captured audio of murder

An Amazon Echo may have captured audio of a cold-blooded killing in New Hampshire, and prosecutors have won the rights to the recordings, a judge ruled Friday. Authorities investigating a 2017 double homicide in the town of Farmington believe that the Alexa voice assistant on the Echo may have recorded one of the killings. The […]

This is what a sunrise on Mars sounds like

Scientists know a lot about Mars, at least when it comes to what it looks like. Sound, on the other hand, is a lot more challenging and it’s not like we have high-powered microphones listening to the wind sweep across the Martian plains. Now, researchers from Anglia Ruskin University and the University of Exeter in […]

Flipkart CEO steps down amid misconduct allegations

The co-founder of Flipkart, the massive online retail operation in India acquired by Walmart this year, has stepped down as CEO following an allegation of serious personal misconduct. Walmart, which in May purchased a $16 billion controlling stake in Flipkart Group — the largest single investment in its history — said Tuesday that an independent […]

Cops say woman remotely wiped her iPhone held in evidence

With all of the data we keep on our smartphones these days, it’s no surprise that devices like the iPhone have become increasingly useful pieces of evidence in police investigations. After all, poring through a suspect’s smartphone can often give investigators insight into pertinent contacts, accomplices, along with information as to how certain crimes were […]