Robotics

A new robotic system for automated laundry

Researchers at University of Bologna and Electrolux have recently developed a new robotic system that could assist humans with one of their most common everyday chores, doing laundry. This system, introduced in a paper published ...

Robotics

A new approach to reproduce human and animal movements in robots

In recent years, developers have created a wide range of sophisticated robots that can operate in specific environments in increasingly efficient ways. The body structure of many among these systems is inspired by nature, ...

Business

Elon Musk to buy Twitter for $44B and take it private

Elon Musk reached an agreement to buy Twitter for roughly $44 billion on Monday, promising a more lenient touch to policing content on the social media platform where he—the world's richest person—promotes his interests, ...

Internet

Lessons from France on the regulation of internet pornography

A new study by City's honorary senior research fellow, Professor Neil Thurman, shows displacement effects, circumvention, and legislative scope may limit the efficacy of French attempts to prevent those under 18 accessing ...

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