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China’s latest quantum radar could help detect stealth planes, missiles

On June 22, China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC), China's foremost military electronics company, announced that its groundbreaking quantum radar has achieved new...

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Disney is turning to robots to pull off dangerous aerial feats

Have you heard of Stickman? It’s a 7-foot-tall swinging robot performer who weighs just around 40 pounds, can execute backflips, and then decide...

China’s destructive laser rifle has a half-mile range

Chinese scientists have developed the world's first destructive, man-portable laser weapon. However, there is more to the story of this cool looking,...

On the 10th anniversary of the App store, it’s time to...

“This is a catastrophe,” my wife said—slightly horrified—as she swiped through page after page of apps on my phone. “Why do you even...

How (and why) to teach a polar bear to walk on...

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Last week in tech: Rumors, answers, and an excuse to quit...

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