Is there nothing porn cannot do?
Boffins at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center researchers in Boston have published a study indicating that patients wearing VR headsets required less anesthetic during hand surgery.
Nearly ready for Wesley Crusher to destroy something
Cornell University boffins have emerged from their smoke filled labs claiming to have created microrobots no more than 250 micrometers across with basic electronic "brains" that let them walk autonomously.
It does need to do something
Microsoft has told the world+dog that it is releasing something new on October 12 and the dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell-on-earth yarn claiming that it will be something to do with Microsoft's Surface hardware lineup.
Something else they can fine you for
UK coppers are using an AI-based camera system to catch drivers using mobile phones or not wearing a seat belt.
Surrenders to the fakes
Software King of the World, Microsoft has decided it will allow fake news because it does not want to be labelled as a censor.
Software-as-a-service is getting everywhere
Nvidia has become the latest company to start prepaing for the metaverse with a newly-announced Omniverse Cloud and jumping on the bandwagon of every other software company which does not want users to own their own software.
Don't try this in Europe
Meta and Google appear to have turned to the "quiet layoff" to get rid of staff. Apparently they are giving staff time to pick new roles after reorganising or disbanding teams and then giving them the boot when time runs out.
American Automobile Association warns tech not there yet
Automatic emergency braking (AEB) is pretty good at preventing low-speed rear-end crashes but kind of sucks when vehicles are traveling at more normal speeds, according to new research from the American Automobile Association (AAA).
Still coming the raw prawn, just less often
A new report by Australia’s telco watchdog recorded almost 80,000 complaints about phone and internet services in the last financial year.