Crunch Report | Cyclists Don’t Like Uber’s Self-Driving Cars

The U.S. Navy deploys a few drone boats, First Round's annual holiday video gets released, 7-Eleven and Flirtey get us closer to drone delivery and cyclists don't like Uber's self-driving cars. All th

‘Solar Voyager’ autonomous boat looks to make history in sun-powered journey across the Atlantic

About 200 miles due east of Boston, a robotic boat is putting along at a walking pace on what could be an historic journey across the entire Atlantic. "Solar Voyager," built by two friends in their sp

Pure Watercraft brings boaters a Tesla-style motor

Obviously, water and electricity don’t mix. But one Seattle company called Pure Watercraft has taken up the engineering challenge of building a Tesla-like EV motor for boats. The startup began takin

Autonomous Boats Are Helping The Navy Swarm On Threats

I rarely like to focus on military robots but this video is fascinating. It talks about the SWARM program, a system for controlling multiple boats in a body of water and ensuring they don’t cras

The bleeding edge of sailing technology

<img src="" />I just sat down to peruse the <em>Times</em> and found this very interesting article describing some of the technologies being

Ten-person boat features built-in grill

<img src="">Summer, much like Karma Chameleon, comes and goes. It comes and goes. And I'll be damned if this past summer came and went

Gilded Age: Royal Caribbean's Oasis ship will be largest ever

How’s this for unnecessary [faux] luxury: Royal Caribbean’s “Oasis of the Seas” will be the largest ship to every float on water, coming in at 1,180 feet long and weighing a co

Speedboats go solar

It’s like something out of a James Bond movie, if Bond were more of a hippie, but it’s cool. It’s a solar-powered speedboat, completely covered in solar panels to provide power. Usin

Man builds rad trimaran sailboat in yard, now it's stuck there

We’re all for DIY, sometimes when you want to do something right you have to do it yourself and all that. You should plan ahead though. Don’t be like this Brit who spent five years hand-bu

The Volitan Flying Fish: Badassery on the high seas

Taking a cue from airplanes and X-wing fighters, the Flying Fish is a new eco-friendly design for sailboats. It’s wind and solar powered, using its extendible solid sails to collect the rays as