Iceland’s emigration center disappears under snow

ICELAND’S EMIGRATION CENTER DISAPPEARS UNDER SNOW: “WE’VE NEVER BEFORE HAD SNOW ON THIS SCALE” “We’ve never before had snow on this scale,” exclaimed Valgeir Þorvaldsson, director of the Icelandic Emigration Center in Hofsós, North Iceland [as reported by icelandmonitor]. Located in a two-story house, the Emigration Center practically disappeared under a monster Read more…

Person-to-Person Apple Pay is about to make iMessage even more valuable

Apple wants to bypass carriers and beam internet data directly to iPhones via satellites

Apple wants to bypass carriers and beam internet data directly to iPhones via satellites Lookout Verizon, AT&T, and any other carrier out there: Apple is working on a way to bypass carriers and beam internet and other data directly to iPhones. That’s according to a report from Bloomberg that says the initiative is Read more…

Emotion-sensing robot launches to assist space station astronauts

Emotion-sensing robot launches to assist space station astronauts WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An intelligent robot equipped with emotion-sensing voice detectors was headed to the International Space Station after launching from Florida on Thursday, becoming the latest artificial intelligence-powered astronaut workmate in orbit. The Crew Interactive Mobile Companion 2, or CIMON 2, Read more…