LONDON — Scientists and tech experts — including Prof. Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak — warned Tuesday of a global arms race with weapons using artificial intelligence.
WATERLOO, Ont. — Even when Rachel Pautler slathered on handfuls of sunscreen she still got burnt at the beach.
Being fair-skinned certainly has its setbacks in the summertime but Pautler wasn’t going to settle for the shade.
“I’m really vigilant about sunscreen, but I still find myself being sunburnt,” said the co-founder and CEO of Suncayr, based in Waterloo, Ont.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX suspects a 2-foot (61-centimetre) steel strut snapped inside its rocket and led to last month’s launch accident.
BOSTON — With its thumb raised skyward and a grin on its digital face, the robotic creation of two researchers in Canada is about to start a hitchhiking journey across the U.S.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii — The pilots of a grounded solar-powered airplane say they put too much stress on the batteries of their aircraft as they were leaving Japan for a five-day record-breaking flight to Hawaii.
The pilots then discovered they had too much insulation around the batteries for them to adequately cool down during the flight through tropical skies.
DALLAS — These are heady times for the commercial-aircraft business at Airbus and Boeing, as airlines place huge orders for new planes.
Each is working on more fuel-efficient aircraft to satisfy airlines that want lower fuel bills and regulators who want lower emissions from aircraft.
HALIFAX — A growing number of Canadians are ditching their traditional television subscriptions, according to a new CBC research report.
The May 2015 report said more than half of Canadians currently without cable television have “cut the cord,” meaning they had a television subscription and cancelled it.
CORDOVA, Md. — Mike Geske wants a drone.
Watching a flying demonstration on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the Missouri farmer envisions using an unmanned aerial vehicle to monitor the irrigation pipes on his farm — a job he now pays three men to do.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii — A plane powered by the sun’s rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.
HONOLULU — An airplane powered by the sun is scheduled to land in Hawaii Friday after a five-day journey across the Pacific from Japan.
The flight is the longest leg of an around-the-world voyage planned by two Swiss pilots who have been taking turns flying the single-seat airplane. It is also the riskiest because the plane has nowhere to land in an emergency.