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Katana-wielding robots battle each other with deadly precision (VIDEO)
A Swiss robotics company has created a viral video of a ballet-like battle between katana-wielding machines. The demonstration shows the precision of the robots at a time the company is investing in artificial intelligence.

18.11.2014 19:34

Violent attacks in prison to carry 4 yrs extra jail time
Prisoners who carry out violent assaults while incarcerated are to face harsher punishments under new laws set out by the Ministry of Justice on Monday.

17.11.2014 15:51

Plan to stop 4.5mn deportations leaked, White House denies accuracy
A copy of President Barack Obama’s 10-point immigration executive action plan has reportedly been leaked to the press, and an announcement to halt the deportations for more than four million people could come as soon as next Friday.

13.11.2014 04:02

President Obama pushes for secretive trans-Pacific trade deal in China
President Barack Obama is again pushing international leaders to finalize the trans-Pacific trade deal between 12 countries that would eradicate tariffs and regulations, but critics say the secretive negotiations have been a boon only to corporations.

10.11.2014 23:41

​Quantum leap forward: China to launch world’s longest, ‘hack-proof’ network by 2016
China is completing the project of the planet’s longest, 2,000-kilometer quantum communication network from Beijing to Shanghai. The network is considered “unhackable” and is set to start operating in 2016.

09.11.2014 13:24

$1mn per card: Major flaw detected in new credit, debit cards
Scientists testing for card fraud on new contactless microchip debit and credit cards have found a critical flaw that could allow a criminal to steal up to $1 million just by coming into close contact with a person.

04.11.2014 04:35

Police morale extremely low due to pay cuts, pension changes – survey
A police survey has shown that 94 percent of officers feel morale is “low” or “very low.” According to the online assessment, 91 percent of participants say their outlook has been negatively affected by pay cuts and pension changes.

29.10.2014 15:57

Moscow would be world’s safest city without illegal immigration - mayor
To become the safest city in the world Moscow needs to solve the illegal alien problem, Mayor Sergey Sobyanin said as he presented the latest “patent” system for the registration of migrant workers.

29.10.2014 12:43

Contract soldiers outnumber conscripts in Russian military – Defense Minister
In September, the Russian military had more contract servicemen than conscripts, Sergey Shoigu has said, adding it was proof of the growing prestige of a military career and its popularity among young Russians.

29.10.2014 08:42

Pot of Gold: Alaskan marijuana sales set to generate $100mn in taxes
If voters decide to legalize marijuana in Alaska, annual sales could generate more than $100 million in tax revenue by the time 2020 rolls around, sales analysts believe.

28.10.2014 21:20

Russian bases to span entire Arctic border by end of 2014
Russia will have military control of the entirety of its 6,200 km Arctic coastal zone by the end of 2014, just a year after Moscow announced its ambitious plan to build military presence in the region, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has announced.

21.10.2014 16:42

​Paralyzed man walks again thanks to UK-funded tech
A man whose lower body was completely paralyzed has been given the chance to walk again, thanks to pioneering surgical therapy developed by scientists in the UK and Poland.

21.10.2014 08:52