Remember the movie “The 6th Day” with Arnie? Well, reality has, once again, caught up with science fiction, as a small Bay Area company, Genetic Savings & Clone Inc., offers the latest frontier in the controversial field of animal cloning. They hope to ultimately offer not just copies of your pets, but also “enhanced” companion animals, with longer life spans and other special capabilities. Read more from SiliconValley.com’s “Bay Area firm aims to clone pets” article.
- Honda set to unveil four adorable rob... — Honda set to unveil four adorable robot concepts at CES with facial interactions, more | 9to5Toyshttps://9to5toys.com/2017/12/08/honda-ces-robots/This week Honda unveiled its CES 2018 preview, detailing a four-some of uber cute robotic concepts that it hopes to bring to consumers before long. While Honda is largely known for its automotive wing, the brand has an extensive history [...]
- 15 Tech Gifts for Your Pampered Pet — 15 Tech Gifts for Your Pampered Pet | PCMag.comhttps://www.pcmag.com/feature/340440/15-tech-gifts-for-your-pampered-pet?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleIn 1994, US owners of dogs, cats, and other household pets spent a measly $17 billion on their furry friends, according to the American Pet Products Association. As of 2016, companion animal spending was up to $66.75 billion, a number that’s expected to jump to $69.36 billion [...]
- Oracle unveils Blockchain Cloud Servi... — Oracle unveils Blockchain Cloud Service to bring security and resiliency to the enterprise – TechRepublichttp://www.techrepublic.com/article/oracle-unveils-blockchain-cloud-service-to-bring-security-and-resiliency-to-the-enterprise/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27689259515740508250262421970472Launched at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, the new service leverages the distributed ledger technology of blockchain to deliver enhanced security and more. [...]
- New York City’s Secret World of Exoti... — The Exotic Pets of New York City | The New Yorkerhttps://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/the-exotic-pets-of-new-york-city?mbid=nl_170826_Daily&CNDID=50268964&spMailingID=11781083&spUserID=MjA0NTE2Mjc4MjE5S0&spJobID=1222331610&spReportId=MTIyMjMzMTYxMAS2According to the N.Y.C. health code, “wild” animals cannot be kept in the city without a special permit. That doesn’t stop people from keeping them as pets. [...]
- Should we stop keeping pets? Why more... — Should we stop keeping pets? Why more and more ethicists say yes | Life and style | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/aug/01/should-we-stop-keeping-pets-why-more-and-more-ethicists-say-yes?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=237572&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2Ninety per cent of Britons think of their pet as part of the family – 16% even included them on the last census. But recent research into animals’ emotional lives has cast doubt on the ethics of [...]