Microsoft retrieves its experimental underwater data center

Microsoft retrieves its experimental underwater data center By Michael Irving   September 15, 2020 Microsoft has hauled up its experimental underwater data center Data centers are fast becoming one of the most power-hungry industries, since they require such heavy-duty cooling and maintenance. Microsoft has now finished a two-year test of an unconventional solution – dropping a data […]

US Navy moves a step closer to large unmanned robotic ships

US Navy moves a step closer to large unmanned robotic ships By David Szondy  September 17, 2020 Lockheed Martin will conduct a study for a Large Unmanned Surface Vessel (LUSV) based on a commercial ship (not pictured) Lockheed Martin has been selected as the main contractor to conduct a study on how to provide the US […]

VR-controlled robot shelf-stacker starts shift in Japanese stores

VR-controlled robot shelf-stacker starts shift in Japanese stores By Michael Irving  September 16, 2020 The Model T robot by Telexistence can stack shelves, controlled by a human operator via VR Robots are an increasingly common sight in stores, helping customers carry their shopping, keeping track of stock and mapping the layout. Now they’re getting a bit more hands-on thanks to Japanese […]