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Agile bat-shaped robot may change the face of drones

Seth Borenstein, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Feb 1, 2017 , Last Updated: 10:27 PM ET WASHINGTON — Holy drone, Batman! Mechanical masterminds have spawned the Bat Bot, a soaring, sweeping and…

‘I’ve been driving for two days’: Travel ban stokes fear, worry in Canada’s tech community

‘I’ve been driving for two days’: Travel ban stokes fear, worry in Canada’s tech community

When Ali Kashani heard rumours that that U.S. President Donald Trump was preparing to sign an executive order Friday afternoon banning Iranian citizens — amongst others — from entering the…

Pee-cycling; Special toilet takes aim at urine-to-fertilizer

Mike Householder, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jan 24, 2017 , Last Updated: 11:22 PM ET ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan sees value in urine. And it wants to…

Non-browning apple coming to U.S. next month but Canada will have to wait

Non-browning apple coming to U.S. next month but Canada will have to wait

The genetically modified non-browning apples a B.C. man has been developing for more than two decades will finally show up on some U.S. produce shelves next month. But Canada will have to…

Sleeping man wakened by heat and flames from Samsung S5 phone

Sleeping man wakened by heat and flames from Samsung S5 phone

A Toronto man says he woke up to “massive flames shooting out the sides” of his Samsung S5 phone on Tuesday morning. Mario Jakab went to bed around midnight on…

Nintendo Switch game console to launch in March

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jan 13, 2017 , Last Updated: 12:03 PM ET TOKYO — The Nintendo Switch video game console will sell for 29,980 yen (about US$ 260) in Japan,…

Cone-shaped sea creatures finally get place on evolutionary tree

Cone-shaped sea creatures finally get place on evolutionary tree

It looks like an alien creature: a critter with a cone-shaped shell, long arms and tentacles fluttering out of its fleshy opening. It’s not from another world, but an ancient one. But until…

Shhh, your washing machine might overhear you

 Bree Fowler And Mae Anderson, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jan 6, 2017 , Last Updated: 9:55 AM ET LAS VEGAS — Alexa, are you spying on me? It’s a fair question…

Ariana Grande gets a ‘Final Fantasy’ character

WENN.com Jan 2, 2017 , Last Updated: 7:34 PM ET Singer Ariana Grande is to become a character in the Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius mobile game. The 23-year-old singer announced…