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Robot WildCat slips its leash and bounds around parking lot

VideoBoston Dynamics has been showing off its latest creation, a petrol-powered robot called WildCat that can outpace a human using running styles copied from the animal world.
Iain Thomson, 05 Oct 2013
Artist's rendering of Resolution in the Outback. Pic:  Cambridge University Eco Racing

Unknown Aussie and Dutch family car spring solar surprise

World Solar ChallengeFancied teams have been shaded by dark horse entries at the time trial prologue to the 2013 World Solar Challenge.
Simon Sharwood, 05 Oct 2013

Two years after Steve Jobs' death, how's that new CEO working out?

AnalysisTwo years ago today, Apple cofounder Steve Jobs died. Since then, much has changed at Apple, with the most visible difference being Tim Cook stepping out from under the shadow of his larger-than-life predecessor, shepherding Apple's product lines, expanding its distribution, reshuffling its executive team, mollifying investors – and watching its stock take a beating.
Rik Myslewski, 05 Oct 2013
Artist's rendering of Resolution in the Outback. Pic:  Cambridge University Eco Racing

Cambridge withdraws from World Solar Challenge

World Solar ChallengeCambridge University Eco Racing (CUER), Britain's sole entrant in the trans-continental World Solar Challenge starting tomorrow in Australia, has withdrawn its “Resolution” vehicle from the race.
Simon Sharwood, 05 Oct 2013
The BlackBerry Z10

Cisco, Google and SAP may buy BlackBerry's bits: report

Not one but three tech titans are considering a bid for BlackBerry, according to Reuters.
Simon Sharwood, 05 Oct 2013
The University Malaysia Pahang team world solar challenge car

Wacky racers – The Reg's guide to 2013's Solar Challengers

World Solar ChallengeThe World Solar Challenge kicks off today, with 36 solely-solar-powered cars about to attempt a 3,000km journey across Australia from the northern city of Darwin to Adelaide in the south.
Simon Sharwood, 05 Oct 2013

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