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Uber enters Myanmar with a licensed taxi service

Uber has launched its service in Myanmar, the Southeast Asian country formerly known as Burma, over a month after going public with its expansion plan. With a population of 50 million people and rapi

Google Wages War With Apple And The Rest Of The Tablet Industry, Unleashes Impressive Nexus 7 +Mobile

In July, after the Google I/O developer event, I <a target="_blank" href="http://thenextweb.com/gadgets/2012/07/01/a-nexus-7-tablet-review-from-someone-who-actually-used-it-for-a-few-days/">reviewed t

Amazon fighting with publishers over pricing

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/Kindle_2_-_Front.jpg" />Apparently all is not well in e-book land. In an unusual move, publisher Macmillan took out an ad in the Publishe

Bari Bari: New exploration and rescue robot (video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/bari_bari_rescue_robot-620x350.png" /> Japan is prone to large-scale earthquakes, so the fact that researchers in this country are const

Medal of Honor reboot marks the end of an era

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/mohreboot.jpg" />Look at that beard. That beard screams <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/12/02/the-freedom-tray-made-in-america-us

U.S. government beginning to take cyberwarfare more seriously

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/wargames.jpg" />We here at <i>Crunch</i> may use the Internet for fun little things, like Twitter or Spotify (I've tried the U.S. version

iRobot NOT working on autonomous killing machines

d3o Labs inks deal with British Ministry of Defense

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/photos/article_1156544_03ADFB56000005DC_72_468x286_1.jpg" alt="" />Motorcycle and ski enthusiasts, among others, have known about d3o’s polymer compoun

Israel deploys new, non-lethal ‘stink bomb’ as part of police action

Those wacky Israelis! Police there used a “skunk bomb” for the first time on Friday as part of a crowd control action. The bomb is actually more like super soaker water gun that sprays a vile smel

Pilots of remote-controlled Predators suffering PTSD

http://www.liveleak.com/e/7bb_1210698031 Interesting article over on Military.com about how some Predator pilots are beginning to show signs of psychological stress even though they’re not technical

First batch of MAARS war robots shipped

Okay you guys. If you see one of these MAARS (Modular Advanced Armed Robotic System) robots heading your way, do not try to pet it. The machine gun mounted squarely to the robot’s frame might look c

Scorpion logging machine will eventually kill us all

What a pleasant, soothing video of a graceful, six-legged stinger-tailed killing machine used for “logging,” whatever that is. All that needs to be done now is to equip these things with f

Northrop Grumman HALE aircraft breaks record

Northrop Grumman’s RQ-4 Global Hawk HALE just completed a 33.1-hour unmanned flight over the weekend at Edwards Air Force Base in Rosamond, CA. The High-Altitude Long-Endurance aircraft set an endur

Robot soldiers pose threat to human life

[photopress:killerrobots.jpg,full,center] An artificial life expert warned today that robotic soldiers (like the one pictured here) pose a threat to human life, and not just the bad guys’ lives.

'Formal war': Why Google is ready to throw a hissy fit over Microsoft/Yahoo!

[photopress:googismad.jpg,full,center] In Internet time, the Microsoft bid for Yahoo! is not already old news, but it’s also teetering on the boring. All the more reason to squeeze out detail af

China wants to shoot down our GPS satellites, other spacecraft

Ok, so beyond poisoning us with lead-filled children’s toys, China is getting ready to blow our GPS satellites out of space. China is claiming that space above its country is its property, and i

New cyber-style cold war coming next decade?

Prepare yourself for some hard-hitting, sensational news. The next decade will bring us a computer-led cyber war the likes of which ye have never seen. Our only chance of survival is to lock down our

Amatuer programmer breaks German code faster than dedicated Colossus machine

Wiki image, dontcha know? Surely you’ve heard of the German Enigma machine and the Allied efforts to crack it during World War II. Well researchers, using a rebuilt Colossus machine (yup, that&#

Hate Your Boss?

What started off as a HS prank to piss off my English teacher, Miss Hunt, has spilled over into my cubicle life, rather, did spill over into my cubicle life. But I was using paper clips, pens and rubb

Brothers In Arms DS Gameplay Video

http://www.gametrailers.com/remote_wrap.php?mid=20836 I don’t know much about this video other than it’s part of the Brothers in Arms series of video games. Those graphics look absolutely
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